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Ultra-runner targeting record for 800-mile Arizona Trail run

FLAGSTAFF- Running 800 miles may seem like insanity to some people, but Michael Versteeg knew he’d get around to trying it one day.

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Election coverage reflects fractured media landscape, experts say

WASHINGTON - A 24-hour news cycle. Social media giving newsmakers a direct connection to the public that can bypass the press. The blending of political pundits and reporters analyzing day-to-day political dramas.


CDC: Adults more likely to smoke marijuana than teens

PHOENIX – When people used to ask Lilach Power about her profession, she would tell them she owns a wellness center in Phoenix. Now, she’s far more open about what she does.


Coconino official says communities must act to fight opioid abuse

WASHINGTON - Arizona communities need to do more to combat and treat drug addictions or face potentially devastating long-term consequences, Coconino County's chief health officer said during a national conference call this week.

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Legacy lives on at Arizona Open Wheel Racing Museum

PHOENIX – There is a lot of racing history packed within the walls of the Arizona Open Wheel Racing Museum in east Phoenix, and it all started as a gimmick that a local businessman cooked up to draw racing fans into his stores.


Coyote goalie’s mask a canvas for Canadian artist

GLENDALE - Every hockey goaltender must wear a protective mask, but the masks often do more than protect the goalie from slap shots flying toward the net at more than 100 mph.

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Palmer leaves lasting imprint on Arizona golf courses

SCOTTSDALE – In the entrance of the Starfire Golf Club, legend Arnold Palmer smiles in a blue beret while sinking his winning putt in the 1961 British Open – his first of two.


One less battle: Treatment courts keep vets out of jail, in recovery

WASHINGTON - The way Gregg Maxon sees it, veterans have a hard enough time as it is when their service is done - they don't need jail time added to the list.

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Cardinals get kids moving

TEMPE – After beating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 40-7 on Sunday, the Arizona Cardinals certainly earned a day off.


Goldschmidt, Diamondbacks trying to make life easier for kids with cancer

PHOENIX - A 368-mile round-trip car ride awaits Bruce Clark-Frye each week to get treatment at Phoenix Children’s Hospital – the place his parents say is their best hope for their child to one day be cancer-free.


GCU investing in sports medicine as part of move to Division I

PHOENIX - Grand Canyon University has invested millions of dollars in transitioning its athletic programs to NCAA Division I.


New, simpler guidelines created to treat Valley Fever

PHOENIX – Doctors are recommending new detection and treatment guidelines for Valley Fever, a deadly and debilitating infection that mimics the flu.

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