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From classroom to chatroom: how teachers risk crossing the line with students

PHOENIX – Investigators said it started with a World of Warcraft game: A 16-year-old girl joined a team with her teacher and then entered into a private chat, which spiraled into online advances by the teacher and suggestions of meeting outside of school.


Education and health services showed most job growth in Arizona in 2016

PHOENIX – Arizona has shown job growth in a majority of its employment areas in the past year, which experts hope will continue through 2017.


CBS anchor Scott Pelley: Journalism is ‘lifeblood’ of freedom

PHOENIX – CBS Evening News anchor Scott Pelley urged journalists Monday to fight for quality journalism as the core of democracy in an age where information is readily accessible but too often inaccurate – sometimes deliberately.


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.


Donald Trump Jr. rallies Arizona voters to Republican cause

TEMPE - Donald Trump Jr. on Thursday followed his father's footsteps to Arizona, a battleground state in the presidential election that has drawn Republican Donald Trump here six times – with another planned visit this weekend.


Plans for the Columbus Day holiday? Going to work, most likely

WASHINGTON - While advocacy groups argue about the proper way to honor Christopher Columbus and his legacy, it's a safe bet that most Americans marked the holiday the same way - by going to work.

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Renaming, reframing, reclaiming: Tribes’ different view of Columbus Day

WASHINGTON - Columbus Day will be a holiday for students in most of the country, but it will be just another Monday for students in the Navajo Nation.

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Lucha libre builds on strong tradition across borderlands

On Sundays, Sergio De La Rosa recreates an important part of his past that he has carried since he was born in El Paso and raised in Juarez. De La Rosa runs P.o.r. Promotions, which showcases lucha libre, the colorful and highly acrobatic style of Mexican wrestling with deep roots across the border.

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News21 investigation: Voter fraud is not a persistent problem

PHOENIX — Politicians and voting rights advocates continue to clash over whether photo ID and other voting requirements are needed to prevent voter fraud, but a News21 analysis and recent court rulings show little evidence that such fraud is widespread.


Why overseas military personnel ballots may not be counted

When Americans vote for president in November, many of the 1.4 million active-duty U.S. military personnel stationed or deployed overseas will not know whether their absentee ballots have reached their home states to be counted. And the federal Election Assistance Commission, charged with monitoring their votes, may not know either.


Group home caters to LGBT foster children

LAVEEN — After fostering a lesbian daughter, mother of five Jennifer Redmond realized the population of LGBT foster kids is growing, and they may face more challenges than other children.


Veterans gather in Phoenix to criticize Trump’s remarks

PHOENIX - Members of the Arizona Veterans and Military Leadership Alliance blasted Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump for his comments questioning the family of fallen military officer Humayun Khan, who was killed in the Iraq War.