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ASU golf hopes Valley becomes permanent home for NCAA championship

Arizona State University has dreams of becoming the permanent home for an NCAA Championship.


Dust storm detector will alert drivers to freeway hazards

PHOENIX – State safety and transportation officials are developing a detection system to warn motorists if dangerous dust storms are in the area.


How much do you know about your credit score?

According to the Consumer Federation of America, while more and more people are requesting their credit report, less are fully understanding it.


Summer camp gives aspiring veterinarians hands-on experience

PHOENIX – For most kids, summer camp means camping and arts and crafts, but teenagers attending Arizona Humane Society’s Victory Vets Camp learn what it takes to be a veterinarian.


Komen Arizona chapter closes, other groups continue race to end cancer

PHOENIX – An annual race to support breast-cancer research has run out of steam in Arizona, but other cancer awareness, fundraising and support efforts are expected to stay on the move, advocates say.


Safe at home? Not if home is Arizona, new report card on safety says

WASHINGTON - Arizona got an "F" for its safety policies, scoring particularly poorly on traffic safety, in a new national ranking of how well states are prepared to deter preventable deaths.


Do you exercise in the Arizona heat?

The heat in Arizona, specifically the Phoenix area, finds a way to affect everyone.


Suns pick Jackson addresses ‘two mistakes,’ promises versatility

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns took the next step toward building what they hope will grow into a championship contender Friday as general manager Ryan McDonough and coach Earl Watson introduced Josh Jackson, Davon Reed and Alec Peters as its 2017 NBA Draft class.


Frank Kush’s legacy far greater than winning football games

PHOENIX — Frank Kush was defined by his accomplishments and controversies but his impact on the growth of Arizona State as a university should be his greatest legacy.


Mural portrays little-known figure in Arizona history

PHOENIX – Two local artists, Hugo Medina and Darrin Armijo-Wardle, took a six-month journey to discover more about a little-known figure with a colorful Arizona history: Malinda Curtis, whose birthdate is unknown but died in 1910. The difficult part was the work it took to uncover a mystery.


Do you have experience with unconventional dating sites?

According to eHarmony's statistics, 20 percent of people in long-term relationships resulted from an online dating site.


Taurasi marriage, Mercury Pride Night help ease challenges of LGBTQ community

PHOENIX — On Sunday, Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi broke the WNBA’s all-time scoring record. A month earlier, she was celebrated for a different achievement: appearing on the cover of People Magazine with former teammate Penny Taylor.