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Peoria students honor Randy Johnson with mural

PEORIA – Randy Johnson’s 6-foot-10-inch frame dwarfs most others, but for once, the Big Unit was dwarfed – by his own likeness.

Baseball players holding Hall of Fame plaques

Travelers concerns over Zika virus grow

Travelers at Sky Harbor Airport planning trips to countries where the Zika virus has been reported are worried about the growing number of cases.


Arizona history: Concrete arrows pointed the way for mail delivery pilots

MESA - Consumers today expect their deliveries to arrive within a few days – or even hours – through services like Amazon. But delivering mail cross-country wasn’t always so easy.


‘Mini’ pigs grow far beyond owners’ expectations, breeders’ claims as Arizona sanctuary fills

MARANA — Oatis the piglet was smaller than Bryanna Tinsley’s head when she purchased and shipped him from Texas. Tinsley said the pig now weighs about 120 pounds.

Mini Pig photo

Confusing food expiration labels can lead to food waste

“Best by.” “Sell by.” “Enjoy by.”


Local economist: Arizona may benefit from plummeting oil prices

U.S. oil prices dropped to $27 a barrel last week – the lowest point since September 2003.


Flagstaff runner puts Arizona marathon win in perspective

FLAGSTAFF - Hailed as a humbling test of human endurance, the marathon requires power, precision and, above all, perspective.

Tommy Puzey Photo

Commercial truck drivers focus on Arizona road safety

Manny Franco, a UPS freight driver, is proud of his driving record. “I got almost two million miles accident free, having been in the industry for 27 years. Hopefully I retire doing this,” Franco said.

Truck Photo

Post-snow no-go: Arizonans stranded by blizzard cope with cabin fever

WASHINGTON - Jen Pitera hoped that when she brought a group of students from Phoenix-area Catholic schools to Washington last week they would learn more about what goes on in the nation's capital.


Community rallies behind Cardinals, Fitzgerald at Big Red Send-Off

The narrative all season around the Arizona Cardinals is that this year’s team just feels different. Team President Michael Bidwill said it. General Manager Steve Keim repeated it.


Report: Arizona fares poorly on health insurance for Hispanic kids

WASHINGTON - A new report says that Arizona had the 10th-highest percentage of uninsured Hispanic children in the nation in 2014 - the third-highest among states with the largest numbers of Hispanic children.


Record-breaking Powerball jackpot by the numbers

At 8:59 Mountain time Wednesday night yet another Powerball drawing will occur. With that drawing, the $1.5 billion jackpot will be on the line and a slew of Americans will hope their fortunes are on the rise.