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Two brothers have started production at their cidery in downtown Mesa. Josh and Jason Duren are the people behind Cider Corps. They’ll host an open house on Veterans Day as their first public event, serving up apple cider.
Nov. 10, 2017
Impeccable casting is the jewel in the crown of Black Theatre Troupe’s superb "Seven Guitars." Unfettered by fidelity to previous productions, director David Hemphill has created a shiny new take on this August Wilson play.
Nov. 10, 2017
Grand Marshals On Parade: How A Practical Job Became An Honor
As the saying goes, everybody loves a parade, perhaps none more than the person who is honored with the title grand marshal. But what does the title mean? What are they marshaling, and what’s so grand about it?
Nov. 10, 2017
Phoenix VA Whistleblower Now At Federal Accountability Office
Brandon Coleman is the VA employee who blew the whistle in 2015 that suicidal veterans were leaving the ER without being checked. His decision to talk led to retaliation.
Nov. 10, 2017
Ex-UA Researcher Studying Marijuana As Treatment For PTSD
We looked at efforts to expand marijuana research — particularly whether use of the drug could help people suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder — with Dr. Sue Sisley.
Nov. 10, 2017
Survey Reveals White Nationalism In U.S. Military
With just over 1,100 responses from active-duty troops, one in four reported they’ve seen examples of white nationalism among fellow service members. In fact, respondents said they ranked it as a larger national security threat than Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan.
Nov. 10, 2017
Department Of Veterans Affairs Urges Prioritizing New Drugs For PTSD
Reported cases of post-traumatic stress disorder are increasing, and trends indicate that growth will continue as more military men and women return from overseas service. But treatment help doesn’t appear to be coming quickly.
Nov. 10, 2017
Helping Hands For Freedom To Hold Benefit Concert For Soldiers
This Veterans Day, the Phoenix-based nonprofit Helping Hands for Freedom will hold a benefit concert for families of the fallen, wounded and deployed.
Nov. 10, 2017
In Arizona, the U.S. Census Bureau estimates around 10 percent of our residents are U.S. veterans. Many who built nuclear weapons during the Cold War era are entitled to tens of thousands of unclaimed federal dollars.
Nov. 10, 2017
Attorneys contend that the Arizona House of Representatives has the right to investigate charges of sexual harassment against Rep. Don Shooter even though the Yuma Republican was not member of that chamber at the time of the alleged incidents.
Nov. 10, 2017
Flagstaff Passes Resolution Against Uranium Hauling
The Flagstaff City Council passed a resolution against the transportation of uranium ore through the city and neighboring communities this week.
Nov. 10, 2017
Naked Dates: Harvest For The Middle Eastern Fruit Wraps Up
Date production in Yuma County is a nearly 35-million-dollar industry, yielding about 10 million pounds of the fruit per year. Date farms in Yuma County trace directly to those original Moroccan palm trees.
Nov. 10, 2017
The non-profit Operation Enduring Gratitude built ramps for four veterans at their homes last weekend. The group relies on donated material and time.
Nov. 10, 2017
A Phoenix-based nonprofit will soon be permanently barred from filing disability lawsuits against Arizona businesses.
Nov. 9, 2017
An 8-week-old mountain lion cub is doing well at an Arizona Game and Fish Department facility after found being alone in a remote part of central Arizona.
Nov. 9, 2017
Another law school is following the University of Arizona’s lead to expand its standardized entrance exam options. St. John’s University School of Law in Queens New York has announced it will accept the Graduate Record Exam, or GRE, in addition to the Law School Admission Test, or LSAT.
Nov. 9, 2017
The American government wants to help Mexico assess the damage of the devastating earthquake that hit the country almost two months ago.
Nov. 9, 2017
Listen to the sounds of Mark Mau working on light-rail train cars at their hub in Phoenix.
Nov. 9, 2017
The IMAZ, as it’s called by competitors, is a grueling 2.4 mile swim in Tempe Town Lake, followed by a 112-mile bike ride that extends into the Sonoran Desert and finishes up with a marathon around the lake and Papago Park.
Nov. 9, 2017
Caring for an aging parent at home has become a more routine occurrence across the United States. But it’s not as common for the child to be in their 20s while the parent is in their 80s or 90s. For first-time filmmaker, Victoria Negri, this was her reality.
Nov. 9, 2017

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