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Lawmakers send well-wishes as Kirkpatrick seeks care for alcohol dependence

WASHINGTON - Colleagues of Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick offered prayers and well wishes for the Tucson Democrat after she announced Wednesday that she is seeking treatment for alcohol dependence, which she said was to blame for a serious fall last week.


‘The cellphone does everything’: Smartphones, internet access are key tools of 21st century migration

Cellphones and internet access are key tools for the hundreds of thousands of Venezuelan refugees who are fleeing violence and poverty.


Trump attacks on McCain seem to be stirring up support for late senator

WASHINGTON - It's no secret that President Donald Trump is not a fan of the late Arizona Sen. John McCain, but instead of weakening the McCain fan club the president's latest string of attacks, from weekend tweets to a speeh Wednesday, may be having the opposite effect.


Snarky comment in college admissions investigation has ASU supporters up in arms

PHOENIX – Arizonians are taking to social media after Mossimo Giannulli made a negative comment about Arizona State University in the wake of college bribe scandal.


Title X fund limits would have ‘huge impact,’ Planned Parenthood says

WASHINGTON - A Trump administration plan to bar federal family planning funds from facilties that provide or endorce abortions will have a "huge impact" on Planned Parenthood Arizona, but the group said it will not back down for the "gag rule" that drew legal challenges this week ffrom 22 states.


Where’s the hype? National Signing Day much quieter with NCAA rule changes

TEMPE – The hype that used to accompany national signing day is no long present. The NCAA's decision to add an early signing period has changed the dynamic.


Women account for 39 percent of Arizona ballot, among highest in nation

WASHINGTON - The 90 women on the ballot for state or federal office in Arizona this year, account for a record 39 percent of the candidates running, up from just 14 percent in 1974 and reflecting a national trend in what many predicted would be the Year of the Woman in elections.


Oops or Shine On? Phoenix program helps residents recycle better

PHOENIX – A recycling program launched this month gives residents individualized feedback on what they can and cannot recycle.


Politically powerful pack McCain service that’s more laughter than tears

WASHINGTON - There were more laughs than tears for Arizona Sen. John McCain at the Washington National Cathedral, where his funeral service Saturday drew scores of political power players of the last four decades - but not the current president.


‘We shall not see his like again’: John McCain leaves Arizona for the final time

Former Vice President Joe Biden, Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald and businessman Tommy Espinoza, close friends of John McCain, eulogized the Arizona senator during a memorial service Thursday, just before his body was flown out of the state.


Listen: McCain leaves legacy of community connections

Sen. John McCain’s connections to community ran deep, whether through a high school student learning about his legacy, a native of the Philippines honoring her father’s military service by showing up at the public viewing of a fellow veteran, or a Phoenix woman who said his Senate office saved her.


‘Go in peace’: Family, friends honor John McCain as Arizona icon

Close friends and family members gathered at the Arizona State Capitol Wednesday to honor Sen. John McCain in a private ceremony. “Imagining Arizona without John McCain is like picturing Arizona without the Grand Canyon,” Gov. Doug Ducey said.