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Aaron and Alex
Since Aaron Marquez returned from Afghanistan three years ago, he’s been helping his former interpreter get a visa to live in the U.S. They finally reunited here in Phoenix last week.
Nov. 24, 2015
Cancer rates are lower for Native Americans than the general population but once diagnosed, they’re more likely to die of the disease.
Nov. 24, 2015
The Obama administration hosted a call with reporters to highlight the rigorous security checks that refugees from Syria and Iraq must go through.
Nov. 23, 2015
According to a recent Centers for Disease Control report, 15.3 percent of Arizonans are smokers, down nearly 1 percent from 2014.
Nov. 23, 2015
Gila River
A federal agency has signed an agreement triggering the next step in a proposal to divert water from the Gila River in New Mexico.
Nov. 23, 2015
President Obama
AP English teacher Christine Marsh will visit the White House and meet President Obama after being named Arizona’s 2016 Teacher of the Year.
Nov. 23, 2015
turkey
More than 3,000 people were helped the first day, and some think this year’s amount of donated turkey could be a reflection of how the economy is improving.
Nov. 23, 2015
State and local officials met with members of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee in Phoenix on Monday for a field hearing on border security. The discussion surrounded how illicit substances like heroin were entering the country and what can be done about it.
Nov. 23, 2015
Steve Strom's book
Arizona astronomer and photographer Steve Strom has authored a book, "Earth and Mars: A Reflection," that invites readers to contemplate the differences and similarities of these two adjacent planets.
Nov. 23, 2015
An Arizona legislator is switching parties. State Sen. Carlyle Begay, who represents the Navajo town of Ganado, announced his decision to become a Republican at the State Capitol on Monday.
Nov. 23, 2015
Wrong-way signs
Sometimes a “Do Not Enter” sign is not enough to stop a wrong way driver. In the last 10 years, 91 people have died in crashes as a result of wrong way drivers in Arizona.
Nov. 23, 2015
The Retailer's Association expects a 3 percent increase in sales this holiday shopping season.
Nov. 23, 2015
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A non-profit that provides medical care for the homeless is expanding its services to help serve people living on the streets in the Phoenix Metro area.
Nov. 23, 2015
Dr. Joseph Sirven
During this season, too little is said on the simple yet potent health benefits of gratitude. Being thankful and acting on it by acknowledging others is powerful medicine.
Nov. 23, 2015
College graduates
More Arizona high school students are attending one of the state’s three public universities immediately after graduation. That’s according to a new report released by the Arizona Board of Regents.
Nov. 23, 2015
polio vaccine
Last September, poliovirus type 2 was declared eradicated after the last known case was reported in 1999. Now there are calls to eliminate samples remaining in labs. But with an Arizona lab working to eliminate two other known types, researchers are left in a compromising position.
Nov. 23, 2015
Lawyers representing the plaintiffs
During closing arguments for the civil contempt of court case against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, the judge questioned whether the sheriff and his chief deputy had been forthcoming with the court.
Nov. 22, 2015
cotton
It’s midway through Arizona's cotton harvest and El Niño's wet weather could mean a lower quality crop. But for now, growers are expecting a normal yield.
Nov. 22, 2015
turkey
Thirty-four percent of fires on Thanksgiving Day are attributed to unattended cooking equipment and nine percent are due to product misuse.
Nov. 20, 2015
A husband’s decision to drive his wife and three children into Tempe Town Lake rocked the Valley and beyond.
Nov. 20, 2015

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