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Stories by Rob Winder

Homebuyer 'love letters' risk fair housing violations, but some feel risk is worth it

To stand out among bidders, many potential home buyers are turning to a tactic that’s become increasingly common in the homebuying process: the love letter – however, these letters could open real estate professionals and their clients to fair housing violations.... Read more»0

Ice cream & puppets: Arts grant funds Arizona family's mobile theater

With help from a grant from the Arizona Commission on the Arts, Stacey Gordon - the puppeteer behind one of “Sesame Street’s” neighbors and owner and operator of Puppet Pie, a downtown studio where she builds puppets available for purchase - Gordon is restoring and modifying an ice cream truck to be used as a mobile puppet studio.... Read more»0

Arizona poverty rate continued fall in 2019, still topped national rate

Despite the improvements, the Census Bureau numbers show Arizona’s poverty rate remained higher than the nation, where the rate was 12.3% last year.... Read more»0

Threatened American Airlines layoffs leave Arizona employees anxious

American Airlines’ announcement that it could let go up to 19,000 workers on Oct. 1 has left the airline’s roughly 10,000 employees in Arizona worried, but hopeful the state can avoid the worst of the cuts.... Read more»0