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Valley Metro opens three light rail stations in northwest Phoenix

After more than three years of construction, Valley Metro has opened service to three light rail stations in northwest Phoenix.


Golf industry tries new ways to grow the traditional game

TEMPE — Two years ago, the management at Shalimar Country Club in Tempe tried something new. In an effort to increase its customer base and reach new people, the club held a footgolf tournament, after developing a course for the soccer-golf hybrid alongside its regular nine holes.

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Arizona fertile ground for growing golf’s next generation

SCOTTSDALE – The record-setting crowd of more than 600,000 who attended the Waste Management Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale in February suggests golf has never been more popular.


In face of low Arizona literacy numbers, Cardinals’ players read to children on Dr. Seuss’ birthday

Dressed in their red jerseys, Arizona Cardinals players Drew Stanton and Justin Bethel spent Wednesday with local elementary school children.


Arizona’s public universities working to diversify their athletic departments

TEMPE - Before he was Arizona State University’s vice president for university athletics, Ray Anderson helped make strides toward diversity in the NFL.


Addiction sufferers and their loved ones seek and provide education

“Wherever somebody’s at in their stage of drug use, their life is valuable.”

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Low Mexican Peso is generating more travel interest among Americans

With spring break just two weeks away, college students are taking a second look at Mexico as an ideal destination, thanks to its weak peso and despite travel alerts.

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Graham’s recruiting class gives ASU four-way battle at QB

TEMPE - Let the competition begin. And the celebration.


White House adds $1.1 billion in 2017 budget for opioid, heroin abuse

WASHINGTON - The White House said Tuesday that it will include an additional $1.1 billion in its fiscal 2017 budget request to help states battle prescription opioid abuse and heroin use.

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After nation’s deepest higher ed cuts, advocates see glimmer of hope

WASHINGTON - Arizona cut higher education funding deeper than any other state last year, capping a five-year period in which the state led the nation with a 27.3 percent cut from its support for colleges, a new report says.


One West Valley community’s ever-shifting demographics reflect changing face of Phoenix

Where the city of Phoenix once ended at 83rd Avenue, onion fields began — stretching into the distance in a nearly straight shot to Luke Air Force Base. Almost 50 years later, the ground that once supported agriculture now reflects a community whose roots prove ever changing.

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Diamondbacks new uniforms an attempt to draw in younger demographic

The Arizona Diamondbacks have shed their skin for the second time in franchise history. On Thursday night at Chase Field, the Diamondbacks unveiled seven brand-new bold uniforms with designs that are a clear nod to a younger demographic and the next generation of Diamondbacks baseball.