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Arizonans go head to head on motorcycle safety laws

Motorcyclists who roll down Arizona highways agree that riding in the open air is one of life’s exhilarations. The disagreements become sharp when the subject of whether to wear a helmet - or whether the state should mandate helmet use - is on the table.


Electronic toys may not help language learning for young children

When Anna V. Sosa looked over the results of her study, the outcome wasn’t a surprise. However, the Northern Arizona University professor did not expect to see such pronounced results.


Peoria students honor Randy Johnson with mural

PEORIA – Randy Johnson’s 6-foot-10-inch frame dwarfs most others, but for once, the Big Unit was dwarfed – by his own likeness.

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Public transportation is challenging in one rural community

MARICOPA — If Kelley Dalton, one of the two drivers for the city of Maricopa’s public transportation system, doesn’t see passengers waiting at the designated, but unmarked, bus stop, she drives on to the next.

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Clemson paints parking lot orange before championship game against Alabama

GLENDALE – Hours before the kickoff of the 2016 College Football Playoff National Championship game, Clemson fans, with their orange and purple school colors flying proudly, had taken over at least one parking lot at University of Phoenix Stadium.

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Clemson, Alabama going where they’ve never gone before tonight — a 15th game

Ask any coaches and they’ll likely say the same thing – winning championships, regardless of how many games you play, is hard. Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney pointed to one of his associate head coaches as an example.

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Public, private organizations unite in fight against hackers’ onslaught

WASHINGTON - State officials said hundreds of thousands of web attacks batter Arizona agencies every day, not to mention attacks on private businesses, adding up to millions of attempted hacks in a given month.

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The Murphy Education and Health Center brings care and hope to South Phoenix

Not far from a sewage treatment plant, a landfill and the Maricopa County jail annex are the four schools and hundreds of families that make up the Murphy Elementary School District in South Phoenix, where more than 80 percent of its residents are Hispanic, most of them poor and many undocumented.

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Experts highlight growing health care sector, Phoenix development as bright spots in state’s economy

When it comes to the state’s economic outlook, the health care industry is a plus. So is development within the city of Phoenix.

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Local, national spa franchises expand in Arizona as industry grows

MESA – If it seems there is a salon or spa around every corner, it may be true.

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Environmentalist sees toxic mine danger in Arizona; officials disagree

With Arizona home to thousands of abandoned mines, the head of a state environmental group says an incident similar to the recent toxic spill in Colorado could happen here.


‘Anchor Babies’ weigh in on birthright citizenship debate

While more Republican presidential candidates are using “anchor baby” to talk about birthright citizenship, Americans at the center of the debate question the controversial term.

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