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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.


Arizona Latino Arts & Cultural Center keeps head up despite struggles to stay open

The Arizona Latino Arts & Cultural Center advocates and mentors local artists in metro Phoenix. Lately, though, the nonprofit has been struggling to keep its doors open, as grants and funding continue to overlook it.


No More Deaths volunteers arrested as group accuses Border Patrol of destroying humanitarian aid

No More Deaths, an immigrant advocacy group that leaves water and aid supplies along desert routes for undocumented migrants trying to cross the border, alleges that Border Patrol agents have dumped thousands of gallons of water left for crossers in the past few years.


Supreme Court rejects appeal of longest-serving Arizona death-row inmate

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court has refused to hear the appeal of a repeat murderer and rapist who has been on Arizona's death row for 40 years for a string of grisly crimes in Maricopa County in 1976.

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Local Valley program gives Latinos the power of entrepreneurship

Local First Arizona's business accelerator program promotes growth of local Latino businesses.


Flake, McCain: Trump attacks on media hurt democracy, help autocrats

WASHINGTON - Arizona's two Republican senators took President Donald Trump to task in separate forums Wednesday, saying his attacks on the press and "fake news" embolden dictators to crack down on media abroad and endanger democracy at home.


Promoters to launch Ace Comic Con in Glendale as comic book industry experiences revival

Experts said the comic book industry has seen a resurgence in popularity thanks to the internet, movie adaptations and conventions. A new convention will hit Glendale next month.


Number of Latino business owners on rise in Arizona

The number of Latino-owned businesses in Arizona doubled from 2007 to 2015, according to recent data released by the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.


Mixed feelings on NAFTA in Mexico as talks on pact continue

QUERETARO, Mexico - While some in Mexico are pushing the benefits of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Mexican critics of the treaty say it’s time for their government to take a hard look at its shortcomings.


Arizona-based women-only boxing franchise expands to keep up with fitness trends

Over the past several years, women-only fitness facilities have exploded in popularity. Boxing gyms, such as the Jabz franchise, have played a role in that growth.


Some Arizona residents push back against police through protests, ballot box

PHOENIX – As thousands of protesters hit the Phoenix streets in July 2016 to protest the killings of black people by police, the Rev. Jarrett Maupin felt their anger.