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Lollipops teach students what segregation feels like during Black History Month

SCOTTSDALE – Mackenzie Leblanc frowned at her lollipop in disappointment, trying to figure out why students in the group across from her were rewarded with the good lollipops – the ones with bubble gum in the middle – for doing the same exercise she had just completed.


Mesa badminton facility fosters growth in sport

MESA - When people hear there is badminton being played in the Valley, Guy Chadwick expects one of two reactions. “We have two kinds of surprise,” Chadwick said. “We have the surprise, ‘Oh, there’s actually badminton here in Arizona?’ because they’re people that know about it, real badminton, in other places.


UA medical students find their match, join residency programs across country

Sixty-six medical students held their breath. Seconds later, all 66 cheered with joy and jubilation.


Scholarships help families with special needs education

Arizona ranked No. 1 for the best state to live in because of how well state Medicaid programs serve those with intellectual and developmental disabilities, according to a study released this year by United Cerebral Palsy.


State official questions CDC report listing Arizona last for early childhood MMR

Arizona vaccination rates for MMR are lowest in the country, according to the recently released National Immunization Survey.

A photo of a woman holding her daughter as she receives seven vaccine shots.

Department of Health: STDs on the rise for Arizona’s aging population

Health officials have good news and bad news when it comes to Arizona's senior set.


Ballot initiative filed to legalize recreational use of marijuana

The Washington, D.C.-based Marijuana Policy Project filed a ballot initiative Friday that would legalize recreational use of marijuana and regulate and tax the drug like alcohol.

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