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Kade, Kurt Warner enjoy record-breaking season while looking to future

SCOTTSDALE - At 6-foot-2 and 205 pounds, Kade Warner has the size to play wide receiver in a Division I football program.


From Sloan Park to Wrigley Field, Valley Cubs fans celebrate World Series run

TEMPE - Former NBA player and current Suns broadcaster Eddie Johnson was just a kid growing up in inner-city Chicago when he attended his first Cubs game. He spent what little money he had to buy a Pittsburgh Pirates hat to be just like Roberto Clemente, his favorite player.


Renovated Tucson Convention Center ready for Roadrunners hockey

TUCSON - When the Tucson Roadrunners play their first home game Friday, they’ll do so at a dramatically renovated Tucson Convention Center.


Glendale tattoo artists crafts ‘safe’ voodoo dolls

GLENDALE - Five years ago, a Glendale tattoo artist and mother of three sat down at her sewing machine with an urge to fulfill a creative need.


Cubs craze spreads to the Valley, giving businesses a big boost

PHOENIX - It was the top of the ninth inning at Wrigley Field in Chicago during Game 6 of the National League Championship Series, and nearly 2,000 miles away in the Valley, Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria was rocking as the Chicago Cubs closed out the Los Angeles Dodgers.


Arizona PBS will launch 24/7 channel for kids

PHOENIX – When Claire Stoehr was less than a year old, she began watching “Super Why," a PBS show that teaches kids reading skills.


Arizona faces steepest Obamacare hike in U.S.; subsidies could curb pain

WASHINGTON - Arizona residents can expect to see the largest rate increases in the nation when open enrollment for Obamacare begins next week, but advocates say those increases should be offset by similarly large increases in tax credits for consumers.


Cubs and Indians prospects are Mesa Solar Sox teammates in Arizona Fall League

MESA -The 2016 World Series between the Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland Indians pits two star-crossed baseball franchises intent on ending championship droughts that date to 1908 for the Cubs and 1948 for the Indians.


CDC warns against nasal spray flu vaccination this season

PHOENIX – Better get the Band-Aids out. This year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends against nasal spray flu vaccinations, saying it's less effective than the shot.


AZ officials build mock teen bedroom to expose hidden signs of drug addiction

PHOENIX – It seems like a normal room: There’s a can of hairspray by the mirror, a red trash can by the desk, an extension cord plugged into the wall and a teddy bear wearing a tie-dye shirt on the bed.


Tebow’s presence draws crowds to Arizona Fall League

SCOTTSDALE – Tim Tebow leans against the backstop netting at Scottsdale Stadium, fielding questions from reporters.


Phoenix grant program tries to improve city one block at a time

PHOENIX – When Becky Vining moved into her home near Grand and 15th avenues, she wasn't looking for upscale accommodations. She just wanted a place where she and her husband could paint and play music without neighbors calling the police on them.