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Yoga’s popularity heating up with athletes

TEMPE – Michael Wolff played minor league baseball for seven years. He is no stranger to the weight room and a strict fitness routine, but it wasn’t until after his career ended and he started attending classes at Bikram Yoga Tempe that he realized the physical and mental benefits of yoga.


Valley Metro opens three light rail stations in northwest Phoenix

After more than three years of construction, Valley Metro has opened service to three light rail stations in northwest Phoenix.


Copa America games in Arizona expected to draw large crowds

“Soldado” Marco Medina of the Phoenix Battalion of Pancho Villa’s Army sits at his favorite pub in downtown Phoenix, talking strategy with his commander, Richard “El Coronel” Guel.


Maricopa County elections officials reduced polling places to 60 to save money

Top Maricopa County elections officials told the Board of Supervisor in February they had decided to reduce polling places in the presidential preference election to 60 to make the election “as cheap as humans could do it.”


Trump, Clinton win Arizona presidential preference election

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton won Arizona’s presidential preference elections in an early call Tuesday, giving distinctive momentum to the two leading candidates.


Arizona Secretary of State predicts large turnout for presidential preference election

The state is ready for Tuesday's presidential preference election, said Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan and Maricopa County Recorder Helen Purcell. But if Reagan had her way, this election wouldn’t be the state’s responsibility.


FYI: Quick facts about the Arizona Presidential Preference Election 2016

The Arizona Presidential Preference Election will be held from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22. Utah, Idaho (Democratic only) and American Samoa are also holding primaries on this day. Here are the facts:


Phoenix seeks to curb water waste with participation in “Fix a Leak Week”

The Phoenix Water Services Department wants you to fix that leaky toilet - and to share your work with the world.


Golf industry tries new ways to grow the traditional game

TEMPE — Two years ago, the management at Shalimar Country Club in Tempe tried something new. In an effort to increase its customer base and reach new people, the club held a footgolf tournament, after developing a course for the soccer-golf hybrid alongside its regular nine holes.

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In face of low Arizona literacy numbers, Cardinals’ players read to children on Dr. Seuss’ birthday

Dressed in their red jerseys, Arizona Cardinals players Drew Stanton and Justin Bethel spent Wednesday with local elementary school children.


Survey: Arizona’s independent businesses saw jump in revenue, but struggle to obtain bank loans

A recent national survey indicated an uptick in revenue for independent businesses nationwide. And in Arizona, those numbers were even higher.

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Sustainability Festival explores environment, energy conservation solutions

A festival showcasing environmental and human connections to sustain the planet winds up this week.

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