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Rural Arizona residents with multiple sclerosis lack access to care

YUMA – Every three months, Mary Schaal makes the nearly 400-mile round trip from her home in Yuma to Gilbert on the southeastern edge of Phoenix.


Tempe considers ban on sitting and sleeping on downtown sidewalks

The Tempe City Council is considering banning people from sitting or sleeping on downtown Tempe sidewalks because businesses complain it deters customers.


Cutter Aviation shows off new corporate jet

Cutter Aviation recently showed off the new HondaJet – touted by the manufacturer as the “world’s most advanced light jet” – at Cutter’s headquarters at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.


Penn’s ‘Chapo’ story adds to entertainment industry’s portrayal of Mexico’s drug war

The recent recapture of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, the head of the violent Sinaloa Cartel in Mexico, weaved a tale that rivals any telenovela. It doesn’t hurt that actor Sean Penn thrust himself in the latest chapter.

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Arizonans join local leaders for White House pitch on Obama’s agenda

WASHINGTON - For the second time in six weeks, Arizona lawmakers were on hand at the White House Friday to get a pitch from administration officials on President Barack Obama's policy priorities.


Arts education is making a comeback in Valley schools

Cartwright School District, one of the Valley districts hit hardest by the Great Recession, isn’t letting budget cuts imperil its ability to offer students a vibrant arts education.


School field trips get a facelift to match focus on STEM subjects

The lighting is dim, the wall paint is funky. Music is playing and the disco ball is swirling as eighth graders from Anthem School roll their way around the rink at Glendale Great Skate. Their laughter and exuberance brings back memories of school field trips in years past.


City Council renews Valley Metro event day program, U.S. Airways Center partnership

Next time you’re headed to US Airways Center for an event, you won’t have to seek out a parking spot.


Stanton: Victory for Phoenix transit tax proposition shows ‘a belief in our future’

The first benefits of a transit tax increase that was winning approval from Phoenix voters will likely be increased service by Valley Metro's Dial-a-Ride and more attention to potholes, supporters said Wednesday.


Glendale City Council votes to void deal with Coyotes

Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story named an individual who was the reason for the council vote. City officials said late Thursday they had not revealed a specific individual. The story has been changed to reflect the new information.

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Arizona’s missile, space industry may turn to space tourism

Experts say the state's guided missile and space vehicle industry, which contributes an estimated $15 billion annually to the state’s gross domestic product, needs to diversify its client base. And the commercial space and space tourism looks promising.


Super Bowl climbing wall headed to Hance Park as part of massive renovation plan

The most iconic feature of Super Bowl Central is returning downtown as part of a plan by city officials to create a “Central Park” for the city.

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