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Mesa skateboarder Eaton’s fame came at a young age

CHANDLER - Fame came at a young age for Mesa skateboarder Jagger Eaton.


Risks of concussion in youth ice hockey spur reforms, concerns

SCOTTSDALE – Michael Slavik is all smiles as he walks to the ice with his teammates.

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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.


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.