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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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Methamphetamine abuse and illegal trafficking remain a persistent threat across the state

Methamphetamine remains one of Arizona’s most pervasive drugs with law enforcement authorities seizing nearly 6,400 pounds of methamphetamine last year – a 294 percent increase over the last six years, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration.


Giving an Easter pet? Expect problems to multiply like, well, bunnies

WASHINGTON - This is typically not a good time of year for Phoenix rabbit rescuer Kim Dezelon, who expects to spend the coming weeks helping local animal shelters find homes for bunnies given as Easter gifts and quickly abandoned.


Tempe launches effort to become first ‘Dementia Friendly’ city

Tempe residents Don and Sara Walker have been married for 60 years. And since doctors diagnosed Sara with Alzheimer’s disease seven years ago, her husband has been by her side.


Local nonprofit uses hip hop to stop bullying in schools

A local nonprofit is shaking things up in schools. The Be Kind People Project is using hip hop to teach kids that it's cool to be kind.


Phoenix teen brings story to panel weighing access to life-saving drugs

WASHINGTON - When his family moved from Phoenix to London so he could get treatment for a potentially deadly form of cancer, Brophy College Preparatory student Diego Morris said they were "not looking for guarantees - just hope."


County, federal officials meet to discuss control of wild burro herds

WASHINGTON - Federal and county officials agreed after face-to-face meetings in Washington this week that "there is a problem" with overpopulation of wild burros in Arizona's western counties and that something needs to be done.


In anti-establishment year, endorsements are a ‘complicated science’

WASHINGTON - Political experts put the value of an endorsement somewhere between "inconsequential" and "good for growing email lists and gathering volunteers." And that's the upbeat assessment.


Arizona leads the country in flu activity

Arizona has more than 5,000 reported cases of the flu, and Walgreens has ranked the state number one in flu activity for the past three weeks.


Plan to protect 1.7 million acres at Grand Canyon claims new support

WASHINGTON - Backers of a bill that would create a new national monument on 1.7 million acres of federal land around the Grand Canyon touted a new survey Thursday that they said shows broad support for the plan.

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Report: Markets, cyberattacks pose biggest financial risks to Phoenix

WASHINGTON - Phoenix faces a bigger financial threat from a market crash than it does from drought, terrorism or any of a number of other manmade and natural disasters, according to a new "risk index" of cities around the globe.


Audit: Arizona revenue department vulnerable to computer system attacks

Arizona taxpayers’ financial and personal information at the Arizona Department of Revenue is vulnerable to computer-system attacks, and some employees failed to follow proper security measures, a state audit has found.

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