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Solar jobs continue growth in Arizona, not as fast as rest of nation

WASHINGTON - Arizona saw a 6 percent increase in solar jobs in 2016, bouncing back from a sharp drop the year before but still trailing well behind the national average growth of 25 percent in solar jobs.


In Focus, episode 1: Service dog helps navigate life with autism

In the first episode of In Focus, producer Ben Flores talks with 25-year-old Lynsie Andreasky about living with autism. Lynsie was diagnosed with high-functioning autism when she was 16. Since then, she has faced many challenges, including depression and overwhelming anxiety. Lynsie shares her story of overcoming challenges thanks to a service dog named Kaycee. We learn how even the smallest dogs are trained to help reduce anxiety and facilitate social interaction.


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Emotions run high as Gov. Ducey, Homeland Security Sec. John Kelly tour Arizona border

NOGALES, ARIZONA — All seemed calm at this southern Arizona town Thursday despite Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly and Gov. Doug Ducey touring the border.


Arizona law enforcement cautious of Trump order to enforce immigration laws

PHOENIX - Citing limited resources and Arizona’s controversial history, many local and state law enforcement officials said they have no plans to amp up their immigration enforcement in light of a presidential executive order calling for them to crackdown on illegal immigration.


Border sheriff, businessman take different sides on border wall debate

WASHINGTON - One day before the new secretary of Homeland Security was scheduled to testify on border security, a Nogales business owner joined critics speaking out Monday against the Trump administration's plans to continue the "militarization" of the southern border.


Nogales wary about executive order to start building border wall

NOGALES, ARIZONA - As President Donald Trump signed executive orders in Washington to build a wall and increase enforcement of the U.S.-Mexico border, Carlos Santa Cruz’s small section of fence behind his house was quiet and serene. A landscaper in Nogales and Rio Rico, he has lived right next to the border for 37 years and has seen the changes that have come with different presidential administrations.


Have you switched political parties?

Some voters have changed their party registration this election cycle, with motivations ranging from sincere to strategic.


Rules to protect prepaid card users will hurt innovation, issuers say

WASHINGTON - Federal officials unveiled new regulations Wednesday aimed at protecting users of prepaid cards, a booming financial sector that is expected to be worth as much as $112 billion by 2018.

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‘One big family’ of Mormon Latinos honored in Mesa

MESA - Two years ago, when she became a Mormon, Andrea Hunt faced opposition from her staunchly Catholic Guatemalan family.

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Marchers mark anniversary of anti-deportation walk on Washington

WASHINGTON - It was a briefer walk than last year, but the message was the same for three Arizona women who joined scores more marching in Washington Friday - end deportations and the separations of immigrant families.

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ASU researcher applauds new federal rule on antibacterial soaps

PHOENIX – Arizona State University researcher Rolf Halden has been warning the U.S. Food and Drug Administration of the dangers of ingredients found in antibacterial soaps for more than a decade.