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Flake: Building ‘fortress America’ won’t help economic growth

WASHINGTON - America cannot grow economically if it closes the borders to commerce and builds "fortress America," Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Arizona, said Wednesday at a conference on U.S.-Mexico trade.


Phoenix resident brings unique health care perspective to D.C. summit

WASHINGTON - Of the thousands who flocked to Washington this week for the White House's United State of Women Summit, Phoenix native Grecia Magdaleno may have had a unique perspective.


Arizonans share their memories of Muhammad Ali

When the boxing champ and cultural icon passed away, Arizonans took to social media to share their memories of the boxing legend who lived and battled Parkinson's disease in the Valley. The Public Insight Network also reached out to locals. Shadow Shepherd responded to our query on remembering Ali, recalling how "kind and sweet" Ali was after meeting him at a Phoenix Suns game. “My impression of Ali and his family is and will always [be] that he was a great man in the ring and out of the ring," she said. We’ve spotted other Arizonans reminiscing about The Champ, including photographer Wayne Rainey, who fondly remembers photographing Ali with actor Michael J. Fox at the Arizona Biltmore Hotel. This is what more had to say about the boxing champ:

Muhammad Ali, former Cassius Clay, is surrounded by the press after arriving at Frankfurt am Main's, West Germany

What you should know about Parkinson’s, the disease Muhammad Ali fought for 32 years

PHOENIX – Muhammad Ali, the boxing great and Paradise Valley resident who died Friday at age 74, lived with Parkinson’s for more than three decades.