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Paradise Valley-based nonprofit Mother’s Grace supports mothers, families

PHOENIX – Doctors diagnosed Michelle Moore-Fanger with aggressive breast cancer in 2008. She was 40, had three kids, a full-time job and faced a year of chemotherapy.


Rising gas prices in Arizona won’t stop drivers from stepping on the gas

PHOENIX – Gas prices in Arizona are expected to rise this summer as the travel season gets underway but most drivers will keep heading down the road anyway, according to AAA Arizona.


Orthorexia nervosa: When healthy eating becomes unhealthy

Are you an Arizonan with orthorexia nervosa? Share your experience with us.


Moving to Maricopa County, 222 people at a time

BUCKEYE – Tammy Navarre and her husband were two of the 222 people who moved to Maricopa County every day of 2016, making it the fastest growing county in the nation.


Highway fatalities in state, nation continued three-year climb in 2016

WASHINGTON - Highway fatalities in Arizona rose from just over two per day in 2014 to an average of more than 2.6 per day last year, the highest level in nine years, according to the most recent estimates.


Husband and wife show support by recycling bras for women in need

GILBERT – Inside a storage facility like any other, a husband and wife are working on a mission unlike any other.


April 14, 2017: Cronkite News producer picks of the week

This week’s top Cronkite News stories include reporting on college students struggling finding enough to eat, a police department using virtual reality to train officers, new research about immigrant students and more.


Easter basket case: Fanciers warn of problems with bunnies for holiday

WASHINGTON - A 20-pound rabbit may sound like an Easter miracle to some kids, but for one Arizona petting zoo it's just a safe business practice.


Former ASU student shines light on workplace harassment in tech industry

PHOENIX - When Susan Fowler detailed the atmosphere at Uber company headquarters in her viral February blog post, the former Arizona State student and engineer gave voice to a serious issue in the tech industry: harassment of female workers in male-dominated companies.


Family planning clinics see business bump with Trump in White House

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's election meant different things to different Americans. To Phoenix resident Cassidy Trowbridge, it meant she needed to make an appointment at her local family planning clinic to get a long-term contraceptive device.


Trump targets Planned Parenthood with act; little Arizona change likely

WASHINGTON - Arizona advocates said they anticipate little immediate effect on funding after President Donald Trump's signing of a resolution Thursday that opens the door to states denying federal dollars to family planning facilities that provide abortions.


Officials break ground on downtown Phoenix’s first grocery store

PHOENIX – Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton and other officials on Thursday broke ground on the construction of downtown’s first grocery store.