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photo of the Granite Mountain Hotshots
A panel has narrowed down its search for an artist to design a memorial for the Granite Mountain Hotshots, who died fighting a wildfire in 2013.
Nov. 24, 2017
man using phone on a couch
For most of us, the weekend starts in just a few hours. It’s our chance to spend more time with the family, stay up late, go into full binge mode on a TV show or try countless other things.
Nov. 24, 2017
volunteers plant trees
Listen to the sounds of Christopher Harvey planting trees at the Spaces of Opportunity garden in south Phoenix.
Nov. 24, 2017
A federal watchdog says it will review the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s efforts to clean up abandoned uranium sites on the Navajo Nation.
Nov. 24, 2017
Father Doyle
On a quiet, residential street with the skyline of Phoenix looming large, two stucco houses stand side-by-side, much newer than many of the other single-family homes on the block, a bright yellow tent in between them.
Nov. 24, 2017
Mikah and Mckale Bennett
If you were lucky, Thursday you gave thanks surrounded by family. But homeless youth often lack connections with family members, which is why staff at the Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development in Phoenix — a Valley nonprofit that works with homeless young people — recently underwent training in a program called Family Finding.
Nov. 24, 2017
The opioid epidemic in our country has had many victims. But perhaps the smallest are the infants born to mothers who are addicted to these drugs.
Nov. 24, 2017
msco striped inmates
The black-and-white striped uniforms worn by metro Phoenix jail inmates are officially being phased out.
Nov. 24, 2017
newborn baby
Every week, Beth Nobles visits Dana D’Ambrosio and her newborn daughter, Anastasia, at her home to check her weight and height, and to check in on her mom.
Nov. 24, 2017
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On this episode, The Pulse celebrates the service and innovative spirit of U.S. veterans. There are about 20 million American vets. We’ve got a few of their stories.
Nov. 24, 2017
Grand Canyon National Park south entrance station
The National Park Service is looking into raising fees at 17 national parks, including Grand Canyon, Yellowstone and Zion.
Nov. 24, 2017
shopping
Host Steve Goldstein talks to marketing professor James Ward of the W.P. Carey School about the marketing tactics behind Black Friday, and the reason so many people participate in the shopping frenzy.
Nov. 24, 2017
Joanna de’Shay
Joanna de’Shay grew up in Ghana. Her father is Nigerian and her mother is Russian. De’Shay refers to herself as a Black Russian.
Nov. 24, 2017
Charlene Santiago
About half of Puerto Rico remains without power two months after Hurricane Maria, and the U.S. commonwealth’s status as a so-called colony was part of the discussion at a recent symposium on the aftermath of the storm.
Nov. 24, 2017
carabiners
It's been a popular activity for the past several years to spend the day after Thanksgiving outside, instead of shopping. If that's on your list this year, check your equipment first.
Nov. 24, 2017
Mark Hamill
Disney is betting on animated skeletons and Jedi warriors to close 2017. The company wants to close out in the top charts for the year so it’s relying on two of its biggest movies, “Coco” and “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” — and the country of Mexico to get there.
Nov. 24, 2017
money
Today, women are still paid less than men overall, and while explanations vary from career choices to discrimination, there’s another are being addressed in Tempe.
Nov. 24, 2017
wilted lettuce
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded almost $600,000 in grants to an Arizona university for bug research. About $330,000 is going to study how a soil steaming device could lower the use of pesticides on lettuce crops.
Nov. 24, 2017
thermometer
The trend of above-average temperatures could continue into the winter if predictions from the Climate Prediction Center hold steady.
Nov. 23, 2017
Phoenix wants to be a leading “smart region,” a place where innovations would be used and developed. But it also wants to attract global tech businesses and entrepreneurs with a new strategy — especially those from Latin America.
Nov. 23, 2017

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