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Stubbornly steadfast: Mules have kept the Grand Canyon moving since the 1880s

Cars and trucks have replaced mules in most places, but the beasts of burden still reign supreme at the Grand Canyon. Every day, mules at the Grand Canyon carry supplies, souvenirs, trash and people up and down the South Rim.


Border Patrol praises cooperation of Arizona National Guard along the border

The collaboration between the National Guard and Customs and Border Patrol as part of Operation Guardian Support has so far proved to be beneficial in the efforts to secure the Arizona-Mexico border.


Phoenix trains apprentices to become sanitation workers

Phoenix offers the Solid Waste Equipment Operator Apprenticeship – an intensive, yearlong paid program to give prospective sanitation workers intensive training.



A tale of two towns: Puerto Ricans rebuild with hope for brighter future

This is a tale of two Puerto Rican communities, 8 miles apart – separated by winding roads but divided by more than geography.


Climbing from homelessness to give back

Rudy Soliz, a worker at Justa Center for people 55 and older who are homeless, said he knows what it’s like for people to look down on you.


Shoebox of hope comes full circle to health care, housing for the homeless

A nun who is a doctor established Circle the City, a medical-care facility for people who are homeless. The work started with her collecting donations in a shoebox. It expanded in April to a second location.


Family struggles to care for daughter in wake of Puerto Rico power outages

A Puerto Rico couple struggles to care for Melissa Rivera, who has cerebral palsy and multiple maladies, in wake of Puerto Rico power outages.


Supreme Court rejects challenge to Arizona’s death penalty law

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court refused to hear a challenge to the way Arizona decides which criminals can be sentenced to death, a process critics say is so broad that virtually every convicted murderer is eligible for execution.

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Student protesters march in Phoenix, call for removal of school resource officers

Students and activists marched through downtown Phoenix Friday calling for the removal of school resource officers from Arizona schools, saying they inspire fear in students of color.


Arizona falconry takes flight in efforts to promote conservation

A three-day Arizona Falconers Association Desert Hawking Classic showcased falconers - people who train birds of prey to hunt for sport.


Meatless Mexican: Vegan food truck takes cuisine back to its roots

Vegan couple, Jose and Leticia Gamiz, own a Mexican vegan food truck in the metro Phoenix area.