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‘Don’t demolish – deconstruct’: Companies give new life to discarded building materials

MESA – The sustainable benefits of the reuse and restoration of building supplies is made possible through companies like Stardust Building Supplies, Harvest Eco-Salvage and the Freecycle Network.


Arizona lawmaker brings personal story, gun-reform plea to Washington

WASHINGTON - State Rep. Jennifer Longdon, D-Phoenix, didn't need to tell congressional lawmakers Thursday about the harm firearms can do: She showed them, when she rolled her wheelchair into a House hearing on the costs of gun violence.


Fires in the Amazon: Arizona researchers determine what’s true, what’s not

PHOENIX – There’s a lot of misinformation about the thousands of fires burning in the Amazon rainforest including some of the images. Researchers in Arizona help sort through some of the confusion.


House panel’s votes on gun bills give likely preview of battles to come

WASHINGTON - A House panel worked late into the night in a sometimes heated, sometimes emotional hearing on gun-control bills Tuesday, a potential preview of congressional debates to come in the weeks after a string of mass shootings.


Electric vehicle chargers at Grand Canyon reduce ‘range anxiety’ for park visitors

PHOENIX – BMW of North America donated 100 electric vehicle charging stations to national parks across America, including six at Grand Canyon National Park.


Phoenix Rising’s Flemmings, Lambert prepare for Jamaica-Curacao clash

LOS ANGELES – Potential injuries could boost selection chances for Phoenix Rising’s Junior Flemmings and Kevon Lambert ahead of Tuesday’s Jamaica-Curaçao soccer clash.


Training, change in tactics can reduce dangers to police officers handling drugs

PHOENIX – Newer and more powerful drugs like fentanyl and concerns for officer safety have complicated once routine police work, such as field testing suspected drugs. An Arizona toxicologist and some law-enforcement agencies said training makes a difference. Vertical: Government/health


First in Congress? Get in line, as more women, minorities head to Hill

WASHINGTON - When Sen.-elect Kyrsten Sinema is sworn in next week, she will be the first woman to represent Arizona in the U.S. Senate - a distinction that barely stands out in a Congress filled with firsts, as more women and minority lawmakers head to Capitol Hill than ever before.


Forest Service chief grilled over charges of sexual harassment in agency

WASHINGTON - Forest Service Chief Vicki Christiansen came under fire for her department's handling of sexual harassment complaints, with members of a House committee demanding faster, more thorough responses to reports of harassment and abuse.


Phoenix Rising’s road to their first USL Cup Final

Phoenix Rising is focused on their match against Louisville City in the USL Cup Final, but are still hopeful in becoming an MLS franchise.


‘The stars came out’: Drogba helps send Phoenix Rising into title game

IRVINE, Calif. -- Phoenix Rising FC invaded Orange County and painted it red. The team is headed to the United Soccer League title game after beating OCSC Saturday night.


Teen tobacco use down, but e-cig use draws health officials’ concern

WASHINGTON - With teen use of cigarettes and other tobacco products declining, Arizona health officials say their "No. 1 priority" now is reducing e-cigarette use, or "vaping," by high school and middle school students in the state.