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• Folks can get a fresh cup of coffee and hear some tunes at a new spot in Tempe. Cortez Coffee Bar and Music opened up near Rural and Broadway roads. Hours are 8 a.m.-noon Monday through Saturday.
• A sixth Majerle’s Sports Grill has opened in the Valley, the latest in north Phoenix. The eatery took over a spot at Desert Ridge Marketplace once home to Wolfley’s Neighborhood Grill.
• A University of Arizona startup received a $225,000 federal grant to develop an anti-inflammatory drug. Botanisol will use the money from the National Institutes of Health to fully fund three stages of the drug’s development. It could be a possible replacement for drugs such as ibuprofen and aspirin.