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Auto title loans offer quick holiday cash but critics warn about mounting debt

The commercials and online ads for auto title loans make them appear especially enticing during the holiday season when many families need extra cash.

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Developers turn historic Welnick Marketplace in downtown Phoenix into adaptive reuse project

The historic Welnick Bros. Marketplace building in downtown Phoenix has sat vacant for the past decade. But now, developers plan to restore it as an adaptive reuse project with restaurant, retail and entertainment space.

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Heroin and meth seized in Arizona sets record in busy smuggling corridor

U.S. authorities seized a record amount of methamphetamine and heroin in the busy Arizona smuggling corridor.


WHO report: Bacon and other processed meats cause cancer

Before you throw the bacon on the frying pan or order the meat lover’s pizza you may want to reconsider, after you read about the risks. A United Nations agency report released Monday stated that processed meat causes colorectal cancer, and that red meat probably causes cancer.


More Middle Americans visit Mexico for low-cost medical care

A slew of dental offices and pharmacies line a block of shops selling metal lawn sculptures shaped like donkeys, and handcrafted red and white Mexican dresses popular with American tourists.

Dentists in Nogales attract patients from the U.S. looking for savings including $35 teeth cleanings that include x-rays. (Photo by Alicia Clark/Cronkite News)

Advocates call for state to expand participation in sex ed

Teen pregnancy in Arizona is a story of improvement and opportunity, advocates and experts say.

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MLB’s pace of play changes won’t affect concession sales

During the fourth inning of the Diamondbacks game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on April 10, the line for the infamous Churro Dog ran only four deep.

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