Memorial in Gilbert to pay tribute to veterans

The hot Arizona sun beat down on more than 500 people as they gathered in a dirt lot in Gilbert. Veterans and community members stood next to collapsible white chairs lining the stage. The national anthem rang out over the silent crowd as the groundbreaking ceremony for Welcome Home Veterans Park began.

UA medical students find their match, join residency programs across country

Sixty-six medical students held their breath. Seconds later, all 66 cheered with joy and jubilation.

World War II vets from Arizona reminisce, reflect in trip to Washington

WASHINGTON - With a steady, practiced motion so natural it was hard to imagine he learned it 70 years ago, Jim Mende raised his right arm slowly before snapping it into a crisp salute against the bill of his ball cap.

Endorsements for presidential campaign 2016

With Arizona's presidential preference election scheduled for Tuesday, Cronkite News set out to publish the endorsements for each candidate in the 2016 presidential election.

VIDEO: Local golf clubs evolve to get younger and stay alive

Private golf clubs across the Valley have seen membership shift toward a younger demographic.

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Golf struggles to attract Latinos

PHOENIX — Phoenix native Andre Magdelano doesn’t play golf and has never been invited to play the sport.

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Arizona’s golf community confident in sport’s future

As golf experiences a national decline, Arizona is not immune.

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Golf industry tries new ways to grow the traditional game

TEMPE — Two years ago, the management at Shalimar Country Club in Tempe tried something new. In an effort to increase its customer base and reach new people, the club held a footgolf tournament, after developing a course for the soccer-golf hybrid alongside its regular nine holes.


Water rates in Phoenix among lowest in nation, despite rate hike

WASHINGTON - If you live in Phoenix, you're probably paying one of the cheapest annual water bills in the country, even with the rate increase that took effect this month, according to a recent national report on public water systems.

Despite grandfather’s CTE, Stabler’s grandsons carry on family’s football legacy

SCOTTSDALE — An NFL Network video shows David Baker, president of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, walking the halls of the Stanford Court hotel in San Francisco the night before Super Bowl 50. He knocks on the door of Kendra Stabler Moyes’ room.

Rural Arizona residents with multiple sclerosis lack access to care

YUMA – Every three months, Mary Schaal makes the nearly 400-mile round trip from her home in Yuma to Gilbert on the southeastern edge of Phoenix.

Arizona drivers enjoy third lowest gas prices in U.S.

Eladio Castellanos fills the gas tank of a black Dodge Charge outside of a Circle K gas station for $1.59 per gallon. A few minutes later, the price to fill up his tank makes him happy.

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