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Undocumented families use art to heal emotional wounds

Phoenix— “No estamos solos,” words meaning “we are not alone," rang out at an art workshop for undocumented immigrants and their families led by Aliento, an organization that uses art to promote healing.

‘Music is key to healing the soul’ for Tucson refugees

TUCSON -- On a beautiful day in Armory Park in the downtown area, a unique blend of music emanates from between the trees. A sax player from Ethiopia, a guitarist from Burundi, and drummers from Trinidad & Tobago and the U.S. create a cross-cultural sound.

Rural high schools confront low college completion rates

Cassidy Hancock drives 20 miles each way, Monday through Friday, to attend Tombstone High School, where she is currently a senior. Hancock is taking nursing classes through the school and volunteers at Quiburi Mission Samaritan Center, a nursing home in Benson.

Voter registration drive focuses on students

Actor and activist Edward James Olmos encouraged about 100 high school students to register to vote at Central High School Tuesday morning as part of National Voter Registration Day.

Arizonans: Would your life change if the minimum wage is increased?

In November, Arizonans will vote on a measure that would increase the minimum wage from $8.05 an hour to $10 an hour in January 2017. The ballot measure would also increase the minimum wage annually until it reaches $12 in 2020.