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Alzheimer’s disease also upends the finances and lives of those caring for patients

PHOENIX – More than 14 million people are expected to have Alzheimer’s by 2050, but the brain disease affects people of all ages as caregivers grapple with the social and financial costs of a devastating diagnosis.


Syphilis is on the rise across Arizona, particularly in women and babies

PHOENIX – More cases of syphilis have been reported in the state of Arizona. Specifics groups impacted are women and babies.


Sinema wins Senate seat, will become first woman U.S. senator from Arizona

PHOENIX – A settlement was reached Friday afternoon in a lawsuit filed by several Republican parties over still uncounted early ballots. The agreement allows all 15 counties in Arizona to “cure” the remaining early ballots through 5pm on November 14.


Battles over Props 127, 305 and Senate seat, with last-minute push for voters

PHOENIX – As voters head to the polls on Election Day, Maricopa County elections officials are pledging problem-free voting and election advocates are making a final push among Latinos and other residents. Newcomer candidates clamoring for votes include teachers and Native American women.


Arizona economic groups cheer new trade deal between U.S., Mexico and Canada

PHOENIX – Canada on Sunday agreed to join the United States and Mexico in the trade deal that will replace the North American Free Trade Agreement, and some Arizona officials applauded the decision.


Potential buyer for Navajo Generating Station out, plant closure likely

WASHINGTON - The investment firm that was interested in buying the Navajo Generating Station broke off its pursuit this week, making the closure of the plant next year and the loss of hundreds of jobs appear more likely.


Scenes from the Capitol: Arizonans say goodbye to Sen. John McCain

Hundreds of people paid their respects to Sen. John McCain, who died Saturday after a battle with brain cancer, at the Arizona Capitol rotunda.


Drinking clubs for white millennial men, or fraternities for hate?

The Proud Boys and Identity Evropa say they're defending the endangered white race, but those who track hate groups say they're part of a “millennial male phenomenon” that's changing the face of white nationalism.


Lack of trust in law enforcement hinders reporting of LGBTQ crimes

Violent crimes and other hate incidents against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans are consistently not reported and prosecuted because of chronic distrust between the LGBTQ community and police.


Killer heat: Phoenix seeking solutions, hopes to become leader in climate mitigation

PHOENIX – In 2017, the Phoenix area hit a new record: more than 155 heat fatalities and the final tally could be even higher. City leaders are taking notice. Earlier this year, former Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton deemed it “a public health crisis.”


Conservation groups to continue Sonoran bald eagle protections

PHOENIX – Local conservation and environmental organizations plan to expand efforts to protect and grow Sonoran bald eagle populations after a federal court decision to deny the birds a spot on the endangered species list.

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O’Halleran, Biggs win new AZ Congressional seats

Democrat Tom O’Halleran was elected to the Congressional District 1 seat, while Republican Andy Biggs was a clear winner in District 6.