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Military bases’ contamination will affect water for generations

VICTORVILLE, Calif. - Once a fighter jet training base critical to the Cold War, little remains of the former George Air Force Base but rows of dilapidated houses, a dismantled military hospital and dangerous chemicals from pesticides, jet fuels and other hazardous wastes that have poisoned the water for decades.

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Rural schools face challenges in teaching STEM

HOLBROOK – Devin Etsitty, 17, remembers a time when he didn’t like science, technology, engineering or math, but teachers at Holbrook High School were determined to change his mind. They appointed him to lead a new program to promote STEM education.

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‘It doesn’t bother me’: ASU football players react to eye-opening CTE study

TEMPE -- Despite an eye-opening study about trauma found in the brains of deceased NFL players, it won’t keep them from playing the sport they love, several Arizona State athletes said.


In opening campaign salvo, Flake book says GOP has ‘lost its way’

WASHINGTON - Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake is calling for a return to "traditional conservatism" in a book that says the Republican Party has lost its way, the opening salvo in what could be a tough re-election campaign.


Experts say Arizona legislation a model for implementing 5G technology

WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers have been at the forefront when it comes to laying the groundwork for 5G, the next generation of wireless telecommunications technology, a group of experts said Tuesday.


Former Tucson area firefighter devoted to educating bicyclists about safety

TUCSON — In 2008, Tucson resident Brendan Lyons was, by his own description, an overweight emergency medical technician who dreamed of becoming a firefighter. That dream and the fitness it would require seemed out of reach until a friend introduced him to cycling.


McCain vows to return to Senate after brain cancer diagnosis; lauded as Arizona icon

PHOENIX – Sen. John McCain on Thursday vowed to be “be back soon” in Washington, even as former presidents and longtime Arizona residents sent messages of support after he was diagnosed with brain cancer.


Suns owner Sarver eyeing new arena in quest to return team to prominence

PHOENIX — Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver confirmed Wednesday that the franchise is actively pursuing options to either renovate Talking Stick Resort Arena or leave its current home altogether.


Arizona among growing number of states to reject voter data request

WASHINGTON - Arizona's decision to deny voter data to a White House panel on election integrity puts it in line with many states, 44 of which had said by Wednesday that they will deny the request in whole or in part.

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Court gives Mexican family new chance to sue Border Patrol agent

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Monday ordered a lower court to reconsider its decision to throw out a lawsuit that a Mexican family filed against the Border Patrol agent who fatally shot their son across the border.

Spray paint reads "never forget" and "no more deaths"

Diamondbacks hit home run with summer pass deal

PHOENIX — April 26th marked the worst home attendance in Arizona Diamondbacks history. The announced crowd of 12,215 filled only 25.2 percent of Chase Field, surely raising a red flag for the organization.


Rare Arizona meteorite receives Apache name

PHOENIX – A meteorite that landed on tribal land a year ago now bears an Apache name.