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Sister Adele O'Sullivan
A local nonprofit will take over the responsibility of providing healthcare for Maricopa County’s homeless population. Circle the City will receive nearly $3 million in federal funding.
Dec. 28, 2017
MinuteClinic
A pilot program that allows Phoenix Veterans Affairs’ clients to get treatment for minor health issues at CVS clinics has served 783 veterans as of Christmas Day.
Dec. 28, 2017
fireworks
If you got a puppy for Christmas, a county agency is asking you take extra care around the holidays when fireworks can spook animals.
Dec. 28, 2017
Tucson Unified School District
The ban forced Tucson Unified School District to shut down its popular Mexican-American studies program in 2012.
Dec. 28, 2017
supporters of DACA join hands
In 2018, DACA permits will continue to expire without renewal, and Congress will have a decision to make.
Dec. 28, 2017
snow week at science center
Listen to the sounds of Alisa Phillips playing in the snow with her kids in Phoenix, in front of the Arizona Science Center.
Dec. 28, 2017
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“Funding for early childhood education decreased," A New Leaf Board Chair Brad Snyder said. "And Phoenix Day saw themselves having to raise more money than it ever had without the infrastructure in place to raise that money.”
Dec. 28, 2017
Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe
And now, as happens this time of year, thoughts turn to visions of pigskin and gridiron. That’s right, it’s bowl game season and the Arizona State University Sun Devils hit the field Friday at the Sun Bowl in El Paso.
Dec. 28, 2017
Marriage Battle
And now, a love story and a life story. That’s how Susan Green describes her book, "The Marriage Battle: A Family Tradition."
Dec. 28, 2017
A federal judge in Tucson has blocked the state from banning ethnic studies courses in schools, calling a 2010 law unconstitutional.
Dec. 28, 2017
salt river
it’s been over a century since dams dried up the portion of the Salt River that runs through the Phoenix metropolitan area in order to create a canal system to deliver water across the region.
Dec. 28, 2017
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Charlotte Cushman was one of the most famous stage actresses of her time. In an era where few women could achieve a career in acting at all, she was known for playing men.
Dec. 28, 2017
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2017 saw repeated attacks on the media, some groundbreaking work, reporting failures and a new level of insecurity for many journalists operating around the world.
Dec. 28, 2017
ponderosa pine forests
While parts of the east are covered in snow, Northern Arizona missed out on a white Christmas and there is no significant precipitation forecast in the near future.
Dec. 28, 2017
It was a good, not great year for Arizona’s economy. And the state continues to show positive signs of slow, but steady growth.
Dec. 28, 2017
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No cure exists for Lou Gehrig's disease, a fatal neuromuscular illness affecting tens of thousands of Americans. But scientists may have found how a key protein helps drive its degenerative progress.
Dec. 28, 2017
Project Connect volunteer
Eight times a year, at spots all over metro Phoenix, Project Connect helps people find the aid they need - from the basics, like toiletries and clothing, to the more complex needs, like help signing up for food assistance or getting a birth certificate.
Dec. 28, 2017
The minimum wage will increase January 1 from $10 to $10.50 an hour. This is the second year it has risen under Proposition 206, passed by voters in 2016.
Dec. 28, 2017
Coffee beans
The monsoon storm that ripped the roof from Phoenix’s Burton Barr Library also changed the course of a Valley nonprofit that helps connect people with autism jobs.
Dec. 28, 2017
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is reminding outdoor recreationists this holiday season to help protect the state’s 67 breeding pairs of bald eagles.
Dec. 28, 2017

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