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Saluting history: WWII museum honors veterans by preserving their stories, vintage planes

At the Arizona Commemorative Air Force Museum in Mesa, volunteers keep history alive through storytelling and by keeping the museum’s vintage planes airworthy. Passengers can tour the museum and planes or take flight on one of several of their World War II aircraft.

Shoebox of hope comes full circle to health care, housing for the homeless

A nun who is a doctor established Circle the City, a medical-care facility for people who are homeless. The work started with her collecting donations in a shoebox. It expanded in April to a second location.

Ducey: Lawmakers agree to raise pay for teachers, support staff

Gov. Doug Ducey announced Friday he had reached an agreement with lawmakers that would provide 20 percent raises to Arizona teachers among other concessions as educators continue their second day of a statewide strike.

Tens of thousands hit street to protest education funding in Red for Ed march to Capitol

Thousands of Red for Ed protesters marched to the Arizona State Capitol Thursday in a historic demonstration against years of education budget cuts, demanding higher pay and increased classroom funding.

Number of homeless people not in shelters is up 27% in the past year in Maricopa County

The preliminary results of the 2018 Point-in-Time show a 27% increase in unsheltered homelessness in the last year.

National parks in Arizona using microchips and photo-mapping to deter thieves

Technology such as microchips in cacti at Saguaro National Park and a photo mapping system at Petrified National Forest is being used to deter thieves.

17 lives, 17 minutes: Students rally, walk out of schools to mark one month since the Parkland shooting

Students are gathering at the Arizona Capitol, walk out of schools across the state and nation to protest gun violence.

Planned Parenthood evokes ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ to oppose abortion bill

Women clad in red cloaks to evoke The Handmaid's Tale were among pro-abortion rights advocates on Tuesday who opposed a Senate bill requiring those seeking an abortion to explain their reasons before undergoing the procedure.

Lesko, Tipernini win hotly contested District 8 congressional primary

WASHINGTON - Voters went to the polls Tuesday for a special primary election to replace former Rep. Trent Franks, R-Glendale, but the nearly 2,000 who had showed up by late morning were dwarfed by the more than 101,000 mail-in ballots in the race.

Counting on conversations with people who are homeless to reveal respect, gain resources

The 2018 Point-in-Time homeless count took place on Tuesday morning. Volunteers took to the streets before sunrise, as the temperature hovered around 40 degrees.

On cold, dark morning, teams count the homeless in Maricopa County

The annual Point-in-Time homeless count took place Tuesday morning.

It’s all in the details: Polishing cars into moneymakers at Barrett-Jackson

Detailers at Barrett-Jackson make sure hundreds of cars are ready for auction.