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Putting the squeeze on trash in downtown Phoenix

PHOENIX – Solar-powered trash cans placed in downtown Phoenix compact and reduce trash, spur recycling and cut down on trash collections – and may herald a new way to get rid of trash, Phoenix officials say.


Arizona defense firms may see spending bump from Trump, but not soon

WASHINGTON - Defense businesses in Arizona that have been hit hard in recent years by a downturn in contract spending are looking to a Trump administration for possible relief - but experts said that could take years to arrive.


Pup with a Purpose: Service dog trained to help child with diabetes

Arizona State University senior Taylor Randle loves dogs. For the last 18 months, she has been raising Kristoff, a service dog in training. She has been by his side almost everyday as he learned the skills he will need to help his future partner.


John McCain to return to U.S. Senate for sixth term

PHOENIX — One-time presidential candidate and longtime Republican Sen. John McCain will return to serve Arizona for a sixth Congressional term, defeating one of his toughest opponents in years.


Arizona voters favor minimum wage boost, but some economists have doubts

PHOENIX – A recent poll shows that a strong majority of Arizona voters support Proposition 206, a ballot measure to raise the minimum wage to $12 an hour by 2020. However, some local economists have expressed doubts about whether the measure would actually help low-wage workers climb out of poverty and some fear it may actually hurt the economy.


Weary hikers rest on memorial benches in AZ mountains

MESA – Debra Hartin's family remembers a woman who lived her life fiercely, with few limits. She rowed canoes in the Minnesota wilderness, her clothes drenched from rain. She swam in a triathlon, sharing the running and biking with her sister and niece. She hiked trails in Usery Mountain Regional Park — her favorite park in the Valley.


Tribal leaders want more input in pipeline, road projects

Lake Michigan to Catherine Hollowell and her tribe isn't just a vital source of clean water.


South Phoenix saw big health coverage gain, still trails state, U.S.

WASHINGTON - A south Phoenix congressional district posted one of the nation's largest decreases in people without health insurance since the start of the Affordable Care Act, according to a recently released analysis of Census Bureau data.


Coconino official says communities must act to fight opioid abuse

WASHINGTON - Arizona communities need to do more to combat and treat drug addictions or face potentially devastating long-term consequences, Coconino County's chief health officer said during a national conference call this week.

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Goldschmidt, Diamondbacks trying to make life easier for kids with cancer

PHOENIX - A 368-mile round-trip car ride awaits Bruce Clark-Frye each week to get treatment at Phoenix Children’s Hospital – the place his parents say is their best hope for their child to one day be cancer-free.


College students face unique challenges voting

TEMPE – Students at Rollins College in Florida are designing custom “I voted” stickers for absentee voters. Across the country, the University of Southern California has partnered with county officials to host voter registration events with prizes, games and free food. And at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the student government plans campuswide voter registration drives as well.


McCain issues lengthy statement criticizing Trump’s reaction to Khan’s family

Sen. John McCain on Monday released a lengthy statement condemning GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump's reaction to the criticism he received by the immigrant family of a Muslim U.S. soldier who died in battle.