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Valley roller skaters adapt during pandemic, embrace community to overcome adversity

PHOENIX – As roller skaters navigate COVID-19 shutdowns and reopenings, they’re searching for a place to roll – and a community.


Female inmate firefighters build character but often can’t use fire skills after release

PHOENIX – Incarcerated firefighters have battled blazes since the 1980s, for less pay and diminished chances of becoming firefighters after release. But that could be changing.


Gym or gingerbread? Prime athletes must resist temptations of holiday goodies

LOS ANGELES – The holiday season may seem like a free pass on fitness for many, but what about athletes who have been training hard all year?


Excavations reveal little wealth disparity in ancient Teotihuacán civilization

TEOTIHUACAN – Scientists sifting through the ruins of Teotihuacán say there appears to have been little wealth disparity in one of the largest cities in the ancient world. “You can have a complex urban society without a high level of inequality,” one ASU researcher says.


Facing fear: Silence often hides domestic violence in Hispanic community

De Colores is a Chicanos Por La Causa based shelter that caters to Spanish-speaking victims of domestic violence.


Diaper Bank organizes diaper drive for Texas, Florida hurricane victims

TEMPE – The volunteers stood in the shade of a bank parking lot, carrying water bottles, waiting for people to send relief to hurricane victims in Florida and Texas.

Diaper donations

Arizona files lawsuit against Chandler-based opioid company, accuses it of fraudulent practices

PHOENIX – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against Chandler-based opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics Inc. and three doctors. The suit alleged that they participated in fraudulent practices, which led to overprescription of a powerful opioid drug, according to a statement released Thursday.


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Cronkite News special: Money and business in Arizona


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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.


Step up: Study says dancing may aid brain health in older adults

SUN CITY – The high-stepping, high-kicking Sun City Poms dance before raucous crowds, from high schoolers at assemblies to families lined up along streets during parades.


Arizona: What are your health care questions?

Cronkite News is launching a podcast about health care in Arizona, and we want to hear from you. What questions do you have when it comes to your health? Is there a topic you'd like to know more about? What issues should we explore?