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After Montana outcry derailed career, Phoenix College coach Pflugrad looks for second chance

PHOENIX — Though the Phoenix College football staff resists the name “Last Chance U,” it feels that way at times for Robin Pflugrad.


From desert wheat in Arizona to pasta in Italy

CASA GRANDE — Italian pasta chefs are known for crafting dishes that are as much local culture as they are food. What is less well-known is that Arizona’s desert durum wheat is a common ingredient in Italian pasta.

Wheat breeds

Mission Possible Cafe provides community with Mexican cuisine, job training

PHOENIX — The new Mission Possible Cafe is opening in central Phoenix and is giving its employees the valuable work experience they need.


Millions consumed potentially unsafe water in the past 10 years

WOLFFORTH, Texas – As many as 63 million people – nearly a fifth of the country – from rural central California to the boroughs of New York City, were exposed to potentially unsafe water more than once during the past decade, according to a News21 investigation of 680,000 water quality and monitoring violations from the Environmental Protection Agency.


Hallucinations, cramps, even death: Sports in Arizona heat can be dangerous

PHOENIX — Exercising in the Arizona heat can be a dangerous -- and mind-altering -- decision.


It’s a bit of a stretch, and that’s what Phoenix Rising does to keep its players healthy

SCOTTSDALE — The final whistle blows, bringing another Phoenix Rising FC practice to an end.


Stoudemire experience illustrates value of NBA draft workouts for Suns

PHOENIX — Fifteen years ago, the Phoenix Suns had the ninth overall pick in the NBA Draft. Buzz surrounded a high school athlete who had declared himself eligible.


Hamilton graduate Andersen and father take on U.S. Open

CHANDLER - Mason Andersen, a recent Hamilton High School graduate, will compete with some of the best golfers in the world Thursday at the U.S. Open.


English contingent leads Phoenix Rising FC

SCOTTSDALE — In the United States, a popular formula for building a successful soccer franchise hinges on a team’s ability to sign and develop young local talent.


A native of note: Phoenix Boys Choir alum scores hit movie ‘Get Out’

WASHINGTON - Before he was asked to score the hit Hollywood movie, "Get Out"; before he began writing symphonies; even before he was a member of the Phoenix Boys Choir, Michael Abels was just a kid in the Valley who loved music.


Furniture, food and flour: Arizona groups work to help Syrian refugees

PHOENIX - While tensions against Muslims in United States keeps growing, Nidal Fayad and Tan Jakwani have taken it upon themselves to help recently arrived Syrian refugees transition to life in Arizona.


Obsession with healthy food can descend into orthorexia, an unhealthy eating disorder

WICKENBURG – An unhealthy eating disorder, so new it's unfamiliar to most people, leads to an obsession with healthy eating that can upend lives.