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Tucson voters handily reject sanctuary city proposition

TUCSON – Voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly defeated Proposition 205, which would have declared Tucson the state's first sanctuary city. The vote came amid warnings from the Trump administration of possible federal sanctions costing the city millions of dollars.


Census officials will work to accurately count all communities in 2020

PHOENIX – Census officials emphasized improvements in accuracy for 2020 to reduce historical undercounts of minorities.


String of Grand Canyon fatalities isn’t unusual, officials say, no changes planned

GRAND CANYON – The death of a 70-year-old woman in April marked the fourth fatality in five weeks in or near Grand Canyon National Park. The deaths weren’t unusual, park officials say, and no new safety policies will be implemented


Border program breaks down walls, brings American musicians and Mexican children together

Bisbee based artist creates program that unites U.S. musicians and Mexican children, breaking down borders and walls through music


Industrial waste pollutes America’s drinking water

PHOENIX – In Ringwood, New Jersey, Ford Motor Co. dumped more than 35,000 tons of toxic paint sludge onto lands occupied for centuries by the Turtle Clan of the Ramapough Lenape tribe, poisoning groundwater with arsenic, lead and other harmful chemicals.

Industrial view

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.


Fry, eat Thanksgiving turkey, then recycle leftover grease. You’ll feel better.

MESA – As Thanksgiving inches closer, pounds of cold poultry await a crispy ending in the family fryer. After devouring the holiday feast, it's time to turn to the leftovers.


Poll attacks: Experts review what went wrong in presidential polling

WASHINGTON - Marty Wheeler never did trust those polls. The 50-year-old Sun City resident and Donald Trump supporter said he saw stronger support for the Republican presidential nominee than the media reported, which cited polls predicting a Trump loss to Democrat Hillary Clinton.


One less battle: Treatment courts keep vets out of jail, in recovery

WASHINGTON - The way Gregg Maxon sees it, veterans have a hard enough time as it is when their service is done - they don't need jail time added to the list.

Veteran Courts

The sound of music: Phoenix students craft guitars by hand

PHOENIX — Buzz saws, sanders and wood clacking on wood crescendo above 40 students' competing conversations as they craft acoustic and electric guitars.


Arizona soldier salutes 3,000 flags during 9/11 memorial in Tempe

TEMPE – Adriana Sandoval was a kindergartner when the two commercial airliners crashed into the twin towers. The youngster witnessed the atrocities of man through a television screen.


World War II vets from Arizona reminisce, reflect in trip to Washington

WASHINGTON - With a steady, practiced motion so natural it was hard to imagine he learned it 70 years ago, Jim Mende raised his right arm slowly before snapping it into a crisp salute against the bill of his ball cap.