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Think roses can’t grow in the Arizona desert? Rose industry flourishes here.

LITCHFIELD PARK – When you think roses, you might think California. But last year, Arizona exported about 75 percent of the rosebushes in the U.S., local rose grower Tyler Francis said.


Shortage of Native American physicians creates concerns, elicits calls for action

PHOENIX – Dena Wilson never doubted what she wanted to do with her life while growing up on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.


Arizona businesses like Trump tax plan, not its chances in Congress

WASHINGTON - Arizona business leaders are cautiously optimistic about the tax reforms outlined in President Donald Trump's fiscal 2018 budget proposal - but not so optimistic about its chances of passage as currently drafted.


Justa Center in Phoenix helps address ‘surge’ of older homeless population

PHOENIX – It can happen in an instant: You lose your job. You can’t pay your medical bills. You have an accident.


Arizona food deserts: How can leaders and residents address the issue?

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.


Muslims seek religiously inclusive food, beauty services in Phoenix area

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.


Local restaurants embrace Arizona Restaurant Week to attract new customers

PHOENIX - Customers can chow down on meals at a discount during Arizona Restaurant Week, getting a chance to sample new cuisine, travel outside their neighborhood and try seasonal food at a bargain.


HHS: Arizona health insurance premiums almost tripled since 2013

WASHINGTON - Health insurance premiums nearly tripled in Arizona between 2013 and 2017, the fourth-biggest increase among the 39 states that participated in healthcare.gov, according to new data from the Department of Health and Human Services.


Cosplay industry grows rapidly, Arizona benefits from pop culture phenomenon

TUCSON – When Dustbunny first learned about cosplay in high school, she viewed it as just “dress up.”


From bug zappers to brain games: Meet some Flinn Foundation bioscience winners

PHOENIX – What does a bug zapper and a brain game have in common?


Trump’s first budget draws praise, pans from Arizona lawmakers

WASHINGTON - The White House said its proposed $4.09 trillion budget shows "respect for the people who pay the bills," but Arizona Democrats said deep domestic cuts make it a "dangerous plan" that will hurt the most vulnerable Americans.


Supreme Court sends second divorce settlement case back to Arizona

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ordered the Arizona Supreme Court to reconsider its ruling in a divorce settlement between a retired member of the military and his ex-wife, the second time in a week it has done so.

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