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Arizona exporters tout benefits of Trans-Pacific Trade Partnership

The 12 countries that negotiated the Trans-Pacific Trade Partnership released long-awaited details of the deal they struck behind closed doors and Arizona companies expect to benefit.

Containers are stacked in a port in Valparaíso, Chile. In 2012, the U.S. exported $22 billion worth of goods to the South American country. (Photo by Alicia Clark/Cronkite News)

South Phoenix Healthy Start speaks out against domestic violence

When LeKesha Crump moved from Detroit to Mesa in 2005, with a 2-year-old daughter in tow, she met a man who she believed would be able to protect and take care of her and her daughter. She was wrong.

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Arizona approved for cross-state bicycle route

Colorado resident Stephanie Heitz and her friends often travel to Arizona to take advantage of the winter weather and do some long-distance bicycling.


MedAire Worldwide call center reduces necessity for emergency plane landings

Flying thousands of miles above civilization may seem like a good reason to panic in the midst of a medical event, but MedAire Worldwide’s 24/7 remote medical assistance centers help passengers and airline employees cope during a crisis.

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Feds remove Sonoran desert tortoise from consideration for protection

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Monday removed the Sonoran desert tortoise from consideration for protection under the Endangered Species Act.


State: EPA decision to lower ozone standard a ‘major challenge’ for Arizona

The Environmental Protection Agency’s reduction of its limit for ground-level ozone will put an additional seven Arizona counties out of compliance and pose a significant challenge, an official said Friday.

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Audit: State agency overseeing X-ray facilities behind on inspections

The state agency overseeing X-ray facilities is overdue on inspections for about half of them, creating a public health risk, the Arizona Auditor General's Office reports.

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Health expert: Innovations mean no excuses for not getting flu vaccine

During his long career in public health, including six years heading the Arizona Department of Health Services, Will Humble has seen plenty of reasons why people pass on a flu vaccination.


Yelp, ProPublica partnership gives consumers access to hospital ratings

Until recently, using the crowdsourced information on Yelp to decide which hospital to go to meant navigating star ratings and seemingly countless consumer reviews.

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Medical simulation lab allows firefighters to prepare for unthinkable

Kneeling on the floor with only a sheet covering it, firefighter Nathan Phillips stretches a rubber tourniquet as tight as he can around the severed leg of his patient.


Light-rail program aiding homeless youth expands into Mesa

With light rail expanding into central Mesa, Valley Metro has added emergency contact spots for Safe Place, a crisis hotline for teens, at each of the four new stations.


Mesa program offers struggling veterans an alternative to the streets

MESA – Soon after returning home from the Vietnam War, Marine Corps veteran Larry Hutchison said he found himself on the streets of this Phoenix suburb.

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