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New detection method may improve Lyme disease diagnosis in Arizona

SCOTTSDALE - Researchers said a new DNA detection method will better identify Lyme disease, a tick-born illness that is increasing in the United States.


FYI: History of the Leap Year

Editor's note: This is part of an ongoing series that explores stories through data.

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Arizona’s public universities working to diversify their athletic departments

TEMPE - Before he was Arizona State University’s vice president for university athletics, Ray Anderson helped make strides toward diversity in the NFL.


McCafé brews up a new plan to reduce waste

Arizona McDonald’s are working with school children to turn used coffee grounds into compost for community gardens.


Phoenix teen brings story to panel weighing access to life-saving drugs

WASHINGTON - When his family moved from Phoenix to London so he could get treatment for a potentially deadly form of cancer, Brophy College Preparatory student Diego Morris said they were "not looking for guarantees - just hope."


Phoenix surgeon uses 3D-printing technology to reconstruct patient’s face

The last thing Jake Reynolds remembers is chasing a frisbee through a bush at Sierra Verde Park in Glendale.


Pilots donated nearly $800,000 in ‘angel’ flights last year

GOODYEAR – Dennis Phelan packed his plane, closed the hangar door and went through his pre-flight checklist.


Hip-hop rooted in African culture

Hip-hop, crowned as a top musical genre, is rooted in the centuries-old cadence and storytelling of African dance.


Maricopa County Attorney’s Office stops issuing iPhones to employees

The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday it will stop distributing iPhones to employees in the wake of a national legal battle between Apple and the FBI.

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Don’t call me lazy and other myths about working Millennials

Millennials make up more than half of the workforce and are making dramatic changes to the work environment, according to millennials and a national expert.


Pastor strives to keep MLK legacy at historic Tanner A.M.E. Church

Historic Tanner Chapel A.M.E. Church, one of the oldest African American churches in the state, is the only Arizona church where civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. is known to have given a sermon.


Chopper pilot reflects on unforgettable spring training flight with Will Ferrell

High above the Valley of the Sun, local news "Chopperguy" Bruce Haffner looks back on his flight last spring with the actor Will Ferrell, who spent the day playing for 10 Cactus League teams to film an HBO special and raise money for cancer charities.