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Suns player welcomes home his mom – Phoenix’s new police chief

PHOENIX - Growing up in Phoenix, Alan Williams had dreams of playing in the NBA while his mom, Jeri, worked as an officer with the Phoenix Police Department, cared for her family and studied for her master’s from Northern Arizona University.


Chandler kid gets trip to White House for her ‘Barack-a-Bowl’ recipe

WASHINGTON - It's not every kid who gets to go to a White House state dinner - unless it's the annual "Kids State Dinner" for youths who have devised healthy lunch recipes as part of first lady Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" initiative.


Welter: Being first female NFL coach less important than not being last

WASHINGTON - When Jen Welter first thought of playing professional football, it was a dream almost too audacious to entertain: Girls just didn't do that then. But Welter did.


Organization offers new car to entice blood donations

SCOTTSDALE – Blood donations drop in summer, so United Blood Services is offering an incentive: a chance to own a new car.


Arizona, New Mexico senators team up to prevent sale of tribal items

WASHINGTON - Arizona and New Mexico lawmakers teamed up this week to sponsor a bipartisan bill that would prevent the auction of sacred tribal items.


Coyotes hope proximity of new affiliate will pay dividends in player development

GLENDALE — Coyotes Director of Player Development Steve Sullivan stood on the ice at Gila River Arena earlier this week just a few feet away from more than 40 Coyotes prospects at the team’s annual development camp.


Drivers on most-traveled roads in Arizona to get new, improved freeways

PHOENIX – Drivers will temporarily encounter construction delays but ultimately end with longer, wider freeways and other improvements to some of the most traveled roads in Arizona under a five-year plan from the Arizona Department of Transportation.


Path for National Independence Day Parade runs through Tempe

WASHINGTON - Arizona resident John Wiscombe has seen a lot in 23 years helping to organize the National Independence Day Parade down Constitution Avenue in the heart of Washington, D.C.


Mother connects with 24-hour view of her preemie’s hospital stay

PHOENIX — Nurses sweep through narrow aisles in a dimly lit room, tending to tiny patients born prematurely or with problems.