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Chispa Arizona wants Volkswagen settlement money used to replace diesel school buses

Chispa Arizona's campaign Clean Buses for Healthy Niños has recently gained the support of environmental groups and Councilwoman Kate Gallego.

Full circle: Urban Native American family keeps Apache traditions alive through hoop dancing

An award-winning hoop dancing family holds on to tradition and shares their culture through dance.

Supreme Court takes age discrimination suit from Arizona fire district

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court will consider an Arizona appeal that asks whether the Age Discrimination in Employment Act applies to government agencies with fewer than 20 employees, a case that grew out of the firing of two Mount Lemmon firefighters.

Tempe opens low-income housing targeted to veterans, families

Tempe opened a 50-unit development, Valor on Eighth near downtown that has been leased to 45 low-income residents, including 13 veterans and their families.

300 Mesa High students walk out in support of stricter gun control

About 300 Mesa High School students walked out in support of gun control and solidarity with Parkland, Fla. school shooting victims. The pop-up protest started on Snapchat

Arizona schools help refugee children adjust

At least 1,500 to 2,000 refugees under the age of 18 and need schooling and other training to help them adjust.

Trump’s rhetoric awakens new spirit, new questions in Mexico

Mexico has seen rapid growth in education levels and financial status since the signing of NAFTA, and Mexicans now want to be seen as an equal partner to the U.S., a desire only fueled by the rhetoric of the Trump administration

In Focus DACA Special Report: Episode 4

They are the minority of the minorities, the recipients of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals who come from countries you may not immediately associate with DACA. In this fourth episode of our In Focus DACA Special Report, we talk with the young immigrants from countries other than Mexico - who account for one in five of the 800,000 DACA recipients in the U.S.

P.E. teacher named 2018 Teacher of the Year

PHOENIX –  P.E. teacher Josh Meibos held back tears as he was named the Arizona Teacher of the Year, seven years after he leaped from a job as a retail store manager to a career in education.

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Sundt company, community college build careers in construction

COOLIDGE – The Sundt Construction, Inc. and Central Arizona College are training students to become the next construction professionals.


ADOT trains truckers from Mexico to pass safety inspections, increase business

NOGALES, Mexico – Sixty truck drivers scribbled notes in a Mexican warehouse last month as they listened to a United States border inspection officer describe the types of things officers examine during border inspections.

Film screening in Tempe opens door to discussion of portrayal of Latinas in media

TEMPE — A film about a young Latina in Los Angeles torn between her personal ambitions and her conservative family’s expectations opens the door to a conversation about the need for the authentic portrayal of Latinas in film.