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Ahwatukee brothers hope to rise in MMA ranks with unorthodox training, uniques personas

SCOTTSDALE - Two former Desert Vista wrestlers are looking to rise in the MMA ranks by being true to their beliefs and their unorthodox methods of training and dieting.


Pandemic prompts changes to HIV testing and treatment across Arizona

PHOENIX – The COVID-19 pandemic has forced local HIV service providers to get creative and adapt, launching such services as Zoom appointments, drive-thru, at-home and mobile testing.


Election updates: Voters defy COVID, misgivings to make their voices heard

Millions of Arizona residents have already voted in this swing state but people are showing up in person at polls around Arizona to vote for President Trump or Joe Biden for president, for or against Proposition 207 to legalize recreational marijuana and Prop 208 to fund education.


On their way north, pregnant migrants brave a harrowing jungle crossing in Panama

BAJO CHIQUITO, Panama – Panama has been overwhelmed by the increasing numbers of migrants coming through the Darién jungle that separates it from Colombia – an increasing number of them are pregnant women.


Farmers switch irrigation to save water, keep the Colorado River from growing saltier

PAONIA, Colorado – Microsprinklers are replacing flood irrigation along some parts of Colorado’s Western Slope, which is saving farmers water and reducing the amount of salt and selenium flowing each year into the Colorado River.


Pride defines historic day as top female wrestlers compete in state high school tournament

PRESCOTT – Pride, excitement highlight girls’ participating in first AIA state wrestling championship.


SunZia power lines would destroy wetlands, kill birds, opponents say

SunZia, a $2 billion project to carry wind-generated electricity from New Mexico to Arizona, faces opposition from community groups about environmental concerns.


Just for kicks: Arizona sneakerheads pay big bucks for elite shoes

Sneakerheads are growing in the Valley. They are navigating a rapidly-changing retail industry to find the most unique and artistically-inspired shoes.


Saving lives: Nonprofit trains public to administer naloxone to reverse opioid overdoses

Sonoran Prevention Works provides free training for people about opioid devastation and how to use an overdose reversal drug, which is gaining attention among government, law enforcement and the general public.


San Luis teacher honored with Esperanza Latino Teacher of the Year Award

SAN LUIS - Every year, the organization Chicanos Por La Causa, honors Latino teachers in Arizona who go above and beyond — inside and outside their classrooms — with the Esperanza Latino Teacher of the Year award. This year, three teachers from Maricopa County received the award but it was one teacher from San Luis who really stood out.

Lucia Alvarez

Outpouring of support for McCain comes from far – and weird

WASHINGTON - The outpouring of support following this week's announcement that Arizona Sen. John McCain has an aggressive brain tumor came from the expected Washington heavyweights, including current and former presidents, lawmakers and Cabinet members.

A McCain intern answers questions at Phoenix campaign headquarters. (Photo by Socorro Carrillo/Cronkite News)

Good Samaritans step up to help 76-year-old with expensive AC repairs

PHOENIX – Socorro Carbajal had tears in her eyes.