Namaste: At Laveen Elementary, yoga is complementing detention, slowing office referrals
LAVEEN – Laveen Elementary sees improvements in behavior among student after implementing yoga before school and when complementing detention.
‘Our fish’: Dedicated biologists scour Colorado River to help endangered species survive
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. – Wildlife officials use electrified rafts to momentarily stun fish and pull them out of the water. They remove non-native fish – such as smallmouth bass – and eventually discard them in a local landfill.
Court: Online service must identify anonymous users to grand jury
WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that an online job-rating site has to turn over the identities of anonymous users who posted comments about a company being investigated for its handling of a Department of Veterans Affairs contract.
Native American tribes fight for clean water and more money
CROW AGENCY, Mont. – When John Doyle first noticed signs of trouble in the Little Bighorn River, he was still a young member of the Apsaalooke Nation in southeastern Montana.
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.
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.