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Shoebox of hope comes full circle to health care, housing for the homeless

A nun who is a doctor established Circle the City, a medical-care facility for people who are homeless. The work started with her collecting donations in a shoebox. It expanded in April to a second location.


River dreams: Native female entrepreneur starts Grand Canyon rafting company

After fighting for nearly two decades, Patricia Cesspooch just started her own business on the Colorado river.


Catch some Z’s: Lack of sleep can put you in ER

Chronic sleep disorders can lead to health problems, including serious illness or death, according to sleep specialists.


State getting convictions as it slowly works through rape kit backlog

WASHINGTON - Since 2016, Arizona has methodically worked its way through a backlog of 6,424 rape kits that had been sitting in evidence rooms for years, testing more than half by this spring resulting in eight hits on suspects in previously unsolved crimes.

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Something in the water: A high school on the border and its many successful athletes

Rio Rico High School has nine state championships in cross country and track and field since 2000 and 86 individual gold medals in state competition.


ACLU wants Greyhound to end ‘warrantless searches’ of passengers by Customs and Border Protection agents

The ACLU sent out a letter to Greyhound addressing their warrantless searches and incidents.


Tat tunes: Soundwave tattoos allow people to play songs, audio clips through app

Four Phoenix tattoo artists are licensed by California-based Skin Motion, which developed an app that can read a sound wave stencil tattooed on skin and play back a recording over a smartphone


Ducey proposes 20% raise for teachers by 2020; Arizonans voice opinions on #RedForEd

Arizona residents share their thoughts about the demands of the Red for Ed movement and the governor’s response.


Arizona communities receive thousands of dollars to clean up contaminated or blighted ‘brownfields’ properties

Throughout Arizona, local communities have received hundreds of thousands of dollars from an Environmental Protection Agency grant to clean up, redevelop or demolish properties once contaminated by hazardous substances or pollutants.


#RedForEd teachers demand 20 percent salary hike, more money for education

Arizona teachers angry about salaries considered among the lowest in the nation  rallied at the state Capitol on Wednesday, part of a continuous wave of protests in the #RedForEd movement.


Doctors use experimental skin spray to help woman heal from flesh-eating bacteria

Doctors applied ReCell, a skin spray that ensures faster regeneration of cells, to help a Peoria woman recover from necrotizing fasciitis, a deadly illness. They had to get special approval from the FDA to use the burn spray on flesh-eating bacteria.


Arizona desert bighorn sheep thrive with help of conservationists – and hunters

Protecting Arizona Desert Bighorn Sheep has been successful, but conservationists know that while the sheep are tough, they're also fragile.