PHOENIX – Phoenix has opened more than 20 “cooling stations” around the city to offer bottled water, an air-conditioned building and other respite from the heat to people who are homeless, elderly or in need.
STEM education in rural areas of Arizona has been falling behind the curve compared to metropolitan areas, according to Arizona Science Foundation.
PHOENIX — In a quest for better salaries, nearly half of WNBA players compete overseas in the off-season. The mindset for international players, however, is different.
PHOENIX – It can happen in an instant: You lose your job. You can’t pay your medical bills. You have an accident.
PHOENIX - One of the most high-profile diving accidents of all time still resonates with many. “There was this ‘wham’ and this big gasp from the crowd,” Arizona State diving coach Mark Bradshaw said. “The best diver in the world (just) hit the board.”
SCOTTSDALE — In the United States, a popular formula for building a successful soccer franchise hinges on a team’s ability to sign and develop young local talent.
PHOENIX - A twin bed, a desk and a bookcase fill a small, rectangular room at Shadow Rock United Church of Christ in north Phoenix. On top of the desk, a Bible lays open, which Ismael Delgado, an immigrant from Mexico, uses each day to study scriptures.
PRESCOTT – When the residents of Paulden want to buy more than just basic groceries, they must drive to the next town over in Chino Valley to find a full-service grocery store.
SCOTTSDALE – At a flotation therapy center in Scottsdale, clients enter, watch a short video and then enter a flotation pod with more than 1,000 pounds of epsom salts.
PHOENIX - Kimberly Speer spends hundreds of dollars and countless hours building her costumes for Phoenix Comicon. The 28 year old makes the costumes by hand and pays minute attention to detail so they replicate her character’s original form. She displays her hard work through social media. And then the comments come.
PHOENIX – Some Muslims who want to live out their faith in Arizona can have a difficult time finding certain businesses that cater to their needs.
PHOENIX — Carlos Rojas served in the Navy -- he enlisted before the terrorist attacks on 9/11 -- and is now based in the Valley as an instructor of jiu-jitsu. He has seen how the sport can impact one’s life.