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Arizonans brave D.C. blizzard to join thousands in annual March for Life

WASHINGTON - Arizonans joined thousands at the annual March for Life here Friday, delivering an upbeat pro-life message on a bitterly cold and snowy Friday in the nation's capital.


A House divided – but for Arizona lawmakers, maybe not so much

WASHINGTON - Arizona's congressional delegation may not be as polarized in its votes as headlines would make it appear.


A very vegetarian Thanksgiving: How local businesses adjust to new kinds of customers

In addition to the president, millions of others will pardon turkeys from the imminent threat of Thanksgiving this year.

Vegan Thanksgiving photo

Phoenix Sky Harbor adds nursing rooms in each terminal

Traveling mothers can sit back and relax because nursing their babies just became a little less stressful at Sky Harbor Airport.


Phoenix leads a major decline in human sex trafficking

People who want to pay for sex will find themselves the target of a program that is aimed at reducing prostitution in the Valley.


Laser beams pointed at aircraft a growing problem in the US

More than 170 times last year, someone pointed a laser at an aircraft in Arizona, according to data compiled by the Federal Aviation Administration, and pilots and passengers are in agreement that the perpetrators need to be punished.


Tempe distracted-driving ordinance makes strictest texting while driving law in Arizona

Tempe drivers better think twice before picking up their phones.


The Phoenix Grand Canal en route to improvement this year

Phoenix residents can look forward to strolling along a beautiful canal soon — and they won’t have to leave the country to do it.

The north side of the Grand Canal in Phoenix is awaiting a beautification project. The $4.9 million Grand Canalscape is designed to improve pedestrian pathways and tie the canal system into neighborhoods. (Photo by Eboni Johnson/Cronkite News)

NOAA predicts El Niño weather will continue through winter

Fresh off another punishing storm, Arizonans likely can expect to see a wet winter as El Niño conditions heat up the Pacific Ocean.


Phoenix shop expects last-minute surge in Halloween costume sales

Americans are expected to spend $2.5 billion alone on Halloween costumes for adults, children and their pets this year, according to the National Retail Federation.


Arizona school district makes a dramatic advancement in water conservation

When the sprinklers come on in the Washington Elementary School District, you can bet the soil needs a drink.


Non-lead ammunition program expands to help protect wildlife

FLAGSTAFF ­– Hunters usually leave the Arizona Game and Fish Department's office just off Interstate 17 here with permits and tips from staff members on duty.