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Out of nowhere: Flash floods strike with deadly ending

PHOENIX – Flash floods are second only to heat as a weather-related killer in Arizona, said meteorologist Daniel Henz of Maricopa County’s Flood Control District. Nine swimmers died and a 10th is missing after a flash flood on Saturday near Payson.


Not going anywhere: Former ASU AD Patterson to lead Coyotes’ Valley-wide arena search

GLENDALE — In his first public appearance since becoming the sole owner of the Arizona Coyotes, Andrew Barroway insisted that the franchise’s top priority is to find a new, long-term home in Arizona.


Opioid prescriptions drop, but Arizona counties still above norm

WASHINGTON - Despite recent declines in the number of opioids prescribed in the U.S., prescriptions are still three times higher than they were in 1999 - and most Arizona counties are prescribing at rates well above the national average.

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Stoudemire experience illustrates value of NBA draft workouts for Suns

PHOENIX — Fifteen years ago, the Phoenix Suns had the ninth overall pick in the NBA Draft. Buzz surrounded a high school athlete who had declared himself eligible.


Arizona food deserts: How can leaders and residents address the issue?

PRESCOTT – When the residents of Paulden want to buy more than just basic groceries, they must drive to the next town over in Chino Valley to find a full-service grocery store.


Three Arizona state prisons plan to add employment centers to help soon-to-be released inmates find jobs

PHOENIX – Jude Garcia spent three and half years behind bars for armed robbery and aggravated assault. He left prison with the clothes he wore when he was incarcerated, $100 and no job.


Winning the next battle: Report shows vets succeeding in college

WASHINGTON - Tim Rogers, 39, is scheduled to graduate next week with dual bachelor's degrees, in social work and in public service and public policy, one of 649 veterans who applied for graduation at Arizona State University this semester.


Fan friendliness of Cactus League makes it popular draw

The Chicago Cubs won the World Series last fall for the first time in 108 years. This spring, fans in the Cactus League turned out in record numbers to watch the new champions — home and away.


Valley leaders reflect on successful run of mega events

PHOENIX -- The Valley can finally exhale. It successfully hosted a Super Bowl, the College Football Playoff National Championship and the Final Four. Three mega events in three consecutive years.


Final Four leaves legacy on and off courts at refurbished Harmon Park

PHOENIX – The earliest memory Steve Colter has of Harmon Park goes back to his childhood. He said his dad, Andrew, brought him in a stroller to the gymnasium there.


Arizona teacher of the year semifinalist finds beauty in words, from Frankenstein to Coldplay

SIERRA VISTA – Seniors in Karen Bristow’s high-school English class at Buena High School stared blankly at a screen as she pulled up Coldplay’s “Viva la Vida” music video.


Four on the floor: Stage set at University of Phoenix Stadium for Final Four

GLENDALE -- It’s been built. Now, it’s time to see who will come to play on it.