Editor’s Picks

Deportations could hit real estate markets in state, nation

PHOENIX - In September, Angel Diaz bought a house.


Rural high schools confront low college completion rates

Cassidy Hancock drives 20 miles each way, Monday through Friday, to attend Tombstone High School, where she is currently a senior. Hancock is taking nursing classes through the school and volunteers at Quiburi Mission Samaritan Center, a nursing home in Benson.


Shrinking AZ farmland shows Buckeye family’s generational differences

BUCKEYE – Arizona farmland has declined over the decades, leaving one generation of a Buckeye farming family concerned and another content.


Mexico braces for Trump presidency

NOGALES, AZ - Manuel Pelayo, 25, crosses the border from Mexico to Arizona at least twice a week to buy groceries and other household items for his wife and three children. But following the U.S. presidential election he said he may shop on the U.S. side less often.


Arizona racers return to roots at Phoenix International Raceway

PHOENIX - Michael McDowell, who was born in Phoenix and raised in Glendale, recently learned that he now owns a little piece of NASCAR racing history.


Shampooing the environment: Using hair to clean up oil

PHOENIX – One Phoenix hair stylist is using his customers' discarded hair to help the environment.

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Share your reaction to the presidential election results

Republican Donald Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States on Tuesday.


No holiday for fliers: Sky Harbor likely among busiest for Thanksgiving

WASHINGTON - Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is expected to be among the 10 busiest airports in the nation this Thanksgiving, when as many as 27.3 million people are expected to board a U.S. airline for their holiday travel.


Will Prop. 205 help Arizona vets treat their PTSD with pot?

TUCSON - The aroma of hot pizza fused with lingering marijuana smoke and Mick Jagger’s repeated cadence of “I can’t get no… sa-tis-fac-tion."


Voters moved – but not moved to shift votes – by McCain’s Trump rebuke

WASHINGTON - Was Sen. John McCain's decision to withdraw his endorsement of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump a principled stand by a political maverick or the calculated move of a career politician?

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Five ways to repurpose your pumpkins and save the environment

PHOENIX – The pumpkins are among us, waiting to be carved, baked and displayed around the Valley. But once the glow of jack-o'-lantern hearts fade to black, they usually are tossed out with the garbage.


Advocates worry rape kit backlog will discourage victims, enable offenders

WASHINGTON - A state task force said Arizona has thousands more untested rape kits than originally thought, a problem that advocates fear could undermine efforts to get victims to come forward while giving serial offenders a "free pass."

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