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Trump rallies Mesa crowd to support Republican McSally in tight Senate race

MESA – President Donald Trump told a crowd of thousands in a Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport hangar Friday night that a vote for U.S. Senate candidate Martha McSally would be the "second-best vote you ever cast." The greatest vote was for him, he said.


Teen tobacco use down, but e-cig use draws health officials’ concern

WASHINGTON - With teen use of cigarettes and other tobacco products declining, Arizona health officials say their "No. 1 priority" now is reducing e-cigarette use, or "vaping," by high school and middle school students in the state.


Hotshots: Support, criticism follow news of new Arizona pro football team’s name

TEMPE – A new football league has stirred controversy with the name "Hotshots." For some, its a tribute to the Granite Mountain Hotshots. For others, it's exploiting a tragedy.


New Trump plan would restrict green cards for immigrants who use public funds

PHOENIX – After the Trump administration announced potential new rules on public assistance for legal immigrants, lawyers and advocacy groups are advising immigrant families to seek legal counsel.


Photo essay: John McCain memorials and services

Sen. John McCain is remembered by family, friends and hundreds in Phoenix before his body lies in state at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.


The Goldilocks approach: Arizona HOAs strive to balance lush grass with water conservation

Lawns and landscaping are polarizing symbols when talking about water use in the desert. Some communities are paying homeowners to rip out their grass. Others, like this Chandler HOA, are trying to save water on the green fields that residents adore | KJZZ


Study puts Hurricane Maria’s death toll at more than 4,600; some residents still struggle with power

At approximately 6:15am Hurricane Maria made landfall in Yabucoa, Puerto Rico as a strong category 4 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 155mph.


Taking a load off: Weight cutting growing issue in mixed martial arts

In mixed martial arts, weight cutting is commonplace as fighters prepare to compete at the highest level. The process can be dangerous.


Border towns struggle with students who live in Mexico, learn in Arizona

Experts estimate that thousands of children who live in border towns in Mexico cross the border every day and go to school in the United States.


Feeling disenfranchised by Phoenix Pride, undocumented LGBT people find their own way to celebrate

With the Phoenix Pride Festival and Parade now just one day away, organizers and members of Trans Queer Pueblo, a community organization providing political, economic, and social services to undocumented LGBT people of color, have wrapped up a week of action leading up to Sunday’s events.


Young Progressives of Arizona kick off activist training to make their voices heard

Young Progressives of Arizona held its first monthly meeting in Mesa, where high schoolers and adults came together to share stories


3 major retailers across the country ban sale of guns, ammunition to customers younger than 21 years old

In a statement released Wednesday morning, Dick's CEO said they will no longer sell assault rifles or high capacity magazines.