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The University of Arizona College of Medicine’s Native American Research and Training Center has gotten a $975,000 grant from the Indian Health Service to recruit more American Indians into medicine and healthcare careers. It was one of two university-based grants awarded by IHS.
March 26, 2015
The western romance story is nothing new. But we’ll tell you what is - a western romance with a woman who’s an Arizona senator as the lead. In a new book titled "Seducing His Senator," Elle Marlow couples a western romance with the Arizona State Capitol.
March 26, 2015
Shopping carts — the work horse of our economy. Despite their utilitarian design and wobbly wheels, consumers tend to hold on to them longer than they should.
March 26, 2015
It’s that time of year — allergy season. In fact, Phoenix has some of the highest pollen levels in the country right now. While you may be reaching for the nasal spray and allergy medication, many people swear by an allergy remedy that comes courtesy of mother nature: bees.
March 26, 2015
Before and during World War II, Arizona was home to several military training stations. Today there are a few remnants of these facilities. One in particular was recently opened.
March 26, 2015
Phoenix residents may soon get the opportunity to apply for a municipal ID card. The proposal for a multi-use photo ID passed a city council subcommittee this week.
March 26, 2015
Johnny Diloné from the Maricopa County Environmental Services Department said that while seeing a swarm might be unnerving, hold off calling to complain.
March 26, 2015
A planned overpass to route vehicles over the railroad tracks in the town of Maricopa has been given the green light by a federal agency.
March 26, 2015
Maricopa County had the second largest growth in the country between 2013 and 2014. The United States Census Bureau reports county population grew by 74,000 people.
March 26, 2015
Gov. Doug Ducey signed a new law this week to make it harder for homeowners to sue builders for construction defects, a move opponents say it puts homeowners at a disadvantage while supporters say it’ll limit costly litigation for everyone involved.
March 26, 2015
A Glendale police officer fatally shot a man who authorities said threatened a woman with a gun during a confrontation a drive-thru ATM.
March 25, 2015
A young Mexican man who urgently needs a heart and liver transplant has been denied a U.S. visa for the second time, according to his family.
March 25, 2015
During the Cold War, mining companies extracted four million tons of uranium from Navajo land to make nuclear weapons. Uranium left a deadly legacy. And the federal government is still cleaning up the contamination.
March 25, 2015
When we think about rivers in Arizona, we tend to focus on the Colorado and whether it’ll have enough water to satisfy the needs of people who live in the West. But there are many other well-known rivers in the U.S. and across the globe that are beautiful to look at, while also providing an important natural resource.
March 25, 2015
Decades after the 1978 Scottsdale killing of former "Hogan's Heroes" star Bob Crane, a new book by his son revisits the case.
March 25, 2015
There’s been a recent narrative that Phoenix has become a more attractive city for millennials as more is going on in business and the arts and with public transit, especially the light rail.
March 25, 2015
Though Arizona is far from alone as a place where for-profit colleges and universities have been established, the Valley-based University of Phoenix and Grand Canyon University are widely acknowledged as having been leaders in the field. The reputation of for-profits, though, has suffered because of some questionable practices.
March 25, 2015
During last fall’s campaign, Governor Doug Ducey said he was opposed to the Common Core education standards and wanted to eliminate it. But on Monday, he called on the state board of education to look for ways to improve Arizona’s standards rather than completely toss out Common Core.
March 25, 2015
The return of spring weather means rattlesnakes are out from winter hibernation and the number of reported snake bites is up.
March 25, 2015
Investigators are releasing more information about a plane crash on a Yuma Marine Base earlier this month that cost one Marine his life.
March 25, 2015

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