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Gilbert deli creates jobs for adults with autism, developmental disabilities

GILBERT – The co-owner of a Gilbert deli shop said he doesn’t base his success on the number of customers who walk through his doors – he’s more interested in the number of jobs he can provide.

Deli cashier

Hot, dry temperatures drive wildfire dangers

PHOENIX – Soaring temperatures and dry conditions are increasing the danger of wildfires in Arizona. About 850 wildfires ripped through more than 200 square miles in Arizona this year, according to Jeff Whitney, director of the Arizona State Forestry Division.


As textbook prices rise, college seeks alternatives for students

PHOENIX – Tuition. Dorms. Parking. Supplies. The cost of higher education can seem daunting, but one Valley school wants to eliminate a large component of that high cost: textbooks.


Water Hole: No running water on Navajo Nation reservation

MONUMENT VALLEY – On the outskirts of Monument Valley, touching the Arizona-Utah border, a water well is encased in a brick building behind a barb-wired fence. A few cattle graze nearby, mooing to occasionally pierce the quiet.


Sen. Jeff Flake faces hostility at AZ town hall

MESA – The audience chanted “Health care for all,” “No to the wall,” and “Shame on you” as Republican Senator Jeff Flake took the stage last week at a town hall at the Mesa Convention Center.


County wants visitors to discover Hassayampa preserve, hidden treasure in Wickenburg

WICKENBURG – A hidden gem is getting revamped.


Wanted: ‘Forever’ homes for dogs, cats at overcrowded Maricopa County shelter

PHOENIX – A cacophony of barking greets visitors at the Maricopa County Animal Care and Control shelter in south Phoenix.


Education board revokes, suspends licenses of AZ teachers

PHOENIX – The Arizona Board of Education has revoked the licenses of two Arizona teachers accused of communicating inappropriately with students online or on social media and suspended the licenses of two teachers accused of drinking on the job.


Bill would create memorial for 2011 Tucson shooting

[su_note note_color="#fafaf9"]"I remember Jan. 8, 2011, absolutely as clearly as if it were yesterday. It was very cold and the sky was absolutely blue. I heard a popping sound and found myself face down on the pavement. In that brief amount of time, a bullet had passed completely through Gabby’s brain and Gabe lay just inches from where I lay, but he was lifeless."
– Pam Simon, Tucson shooting survivor
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Cancer survivors, advocates lobby state legislature

PHOENIX - Survivors, caregivers, health care workers and volunteers alike all came together on the Arizona State Capitol lawn Wednesday morning to mark National Cancer Awareness month.


From classroom to chatroom: how teachers risk crossing the line with students

PHOENIX – Investigators said it started with a World of Warcraft game: A 16-year-old girl joined a team with her teacher and then entered into a private chat, which spiraled into online advances by the teacher and suggestions of meeting outside of school.


Vandalism knocks Phoenix television stations off the air

PHOENIX - Several radio stations and two television stations experienced a 45-minute broadcast interruption after electrical panels for radio and TV transmitters on South Mountain were vandalized early Wednesday morning.