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  • All but Florida had accepted a Medicaid expansion that is one of two major pathways to coverage under President Barack Obama's health care law. GOP presidential candidates are vowing to repeal "Obamacare," while offering hardly any detail on how they'd replace it without millions losing coverage. They are Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois,...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 8- Zenefits, a software startup valued at $4.5 billion, said on Monday it had replaced founder and Chief Executive Parker Conrad and appointed a new leader for the troubled tech company. David Sacks, a former executive at Yammer and PayPal who joined Zenefits a year ago as chief operating officer, has taken over as CEO. Recently, Zenefits came under...

  • TUCSON, Ariz.— A commercial flight headed to Los Angeles filled with smoke, turned around and made an emergency landing in Tucson, Arizona, where some passengers had to jump from the airplane to the runway. The United flight operated by SkyWest Airlines took off from the southern Arizona city Sunday morning. The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating...

  • NEW YORK— Apollo Education is being taken private in a $1.1 billion deal by a consortium led by private investment firm The Vistria Group. Apollo Education has had several lackluster quarters as enrollments at for-profit schools fall amid increased government scrutiny of the industry. Shareholders of Apollo Education Group Inc. will receive $9.50 per...

  • PHOENIX— Arizona residents are one step closer to getting a tax credit for attending a firearms safety class after Republican lawmakers passed a measure offering a dollar-for-dollar credit for concealed-carry permit holders Monday. House Majority Leader Steve Montenegro, R- Litchfield Park, sponsored the bill to create a tax credit up to $80 for people who...

  • MARICOPA, Ariz.— A former president of a major aircraft manufacturer was one of the two people killed after their World War II-era plane crashed and burned near the town of Maricopa. Pilot Jeffrey Pino, 61, was formerly the president of Sikorsky Aircraft, a Connecticut- based aircraft manufacturer. The second victim was identified as 72- year-old Nickolas...

  • Mobile Mini tops 4Q profit forecasts Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 7:47 AM ET

    PHOENIX _ Mobile Mini Inc. on Friday reported fourth-quarter profit of $9.5 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 39 cents per share. Mobile Mini shares have fallen 17 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Amtech reports 1Q loss Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 5:41 PM ET

    TEMPE, Ariz. _ Amtech Systems Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $4 million in its fiscal first quarter. For the current quarter ending in April, Amtech said it expects revenue in the range of $20 million to $22 million. Amtech shares have declined 12 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Universal Technical reports 1Q loss Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 5:23 PM ET

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. _ Universal Technical Institute Inc. on Thursday reported a fiscal first-quarter loss of $1.7 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The Scottsdale, Arizona- based company said it had a loss of 7 cents per share. Keywords: Universal Technical Institute, Earnings Report.

  • Viad reports 4Q loss Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 5:01 PM ET

    PHOENIX _ Viad Corp. on Thursday reported a loss of $957,000 in its fourth quarter. For the current quarter ending in April, Viad expects its results to range from a loss of 33 cents per share to a loss of 23 cents per share. Viad shares have declined almost 2 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Roberts sold more than $250,000 in Microsoft stock Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 3:12 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court's recent decision to step into a relatively unimportant case involving Microsoft's Xbox 360 gaming system revealed that Chief Justice John Roberts has sold between $250,000 and $500,000 in Microsoft stock in the past year. Yet in the past few months, Alito has had to sit out a Supreme Court case and Breyer and Roberts...

  • FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.— The Navajo Nation is seeking potentially millions of dollars from Urban Outfitters Inc. over clothing, jewelry and other merchandise bearing the tribe's name that the popular retailer has sold. WHAT IS THE NAVAJO NATION SEEKING? The Navajo Nation wants revenue from products sold by Urban Outfitters and its subsidiaries under the "Navajo" name...

  • Microchip Tech tops 3Q profit forecasts Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 4:41 PM ET

    CHANDLER, Ariz. _ Microchip Technology Inc. on Wednesday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $61.2 million. For the current quarter ending in March, Microchip Tech expects its per-share earnings to range from 65 cents to 69 cents. Microchip Tech shares have decreased 9 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has...

  • Taylor Morrison meets 4Q profit forecasts Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 7:23 AM ET

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. _ Taylor Morrison Home Corp. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $17.7 million. On a per-share basis, the Scottsdale, Arizona- based company said it had profit of 54 cents. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 53 cents per share.

  • FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.— The Navajo Nation is seeking potentially millions of dollars from Urban Outfitters Inc. over clothing, jewelry and other merchandise bearing the tribe's name that the popular retailer has sold. The Navajo Nation wants revenue from products sold by Urban Outfitters and its subsidiaries under the "Navajo" name dating back to 2008.

  • *Freeport copper export licence expired Thursday. *Freeport says "everything is normal" at massive mine. Asked if overseas shipments had ceased, a Freeport spokesman said "everything is normal", without elaborating.

  • *Freeport copper export licence expired Thursday. JAKARTA, Jan 29- Indonesia has not yet issued a new copper export permit to the local unit of U.S. mining giant Freeport McMoRan Inc, government officials said on Friday, but talks on the issue are expected to continue later in the day. Freeport's six-month licence to export copper concentrate expired on Thursday...

  • Cavco posts 3Q profit Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 5:05 PM ET

    PHOENIX _ Cavco Industries Inc. on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $8.1 million. The Phoenix- based company said it had profit of 89 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • Walgreens has told blood-testing startup Theranos to stop sending samples collected at the drugstore chain's stores to a testing facility that drew regulatory scrutiny over possible patient risks. The decision only affects 40 stores in Arizona and a Palo Alto, California, store, where Walgreens has suspended Theranos laboratory services.

  • Jan 28- Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc, the largest U.S. drugstore chain, said it would immediately suspending Theranos's laboratory services at a store in California. The news comes a day after the U.S. government's Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services said that Theranos' deficient practices at the Newark lab posed "immediate jeopardy to patient health and...