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Arizona lawmakers welcome A-10 funding, as they question shift to F-35

WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers applauded the official announcement that the A-10 fighter will be funded through fiscal 2022, even as they expressed concerns Wednesday about the readiness of its proposed replacement, the F-35.


Labor stats: Fine artists in Arizona have higher annual income than in other states

Scottsdale – Fine artists in Arizona on average make more money annually than artists in any other state, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.


One of the last video rental stores in the Valley closes its doors after 25 years

CHANDLER – When Video Paradise opened in 1991, Arnold Schwarzenegger was saving the future in Terminator 2: Judgment Day. VHS machines were in every household and DVDs were a few years away from the mainstream. If you wanted the latest Tom Cruise flick you rented it for a couple days from stores like Video Paradise.


Cutter Aviation shows off new corporate jet

Cutter Aviation recently showed off the new HondaJet – touted by the manufacturer as the “world’s most advanced light jet” – at Cutter’s headquarters at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.


Elusive NFL QB Cunningham enters College Football Hall of Fame as punter

SCOTTSDALE – Randall Cunningham created a lasting legacy for himself as a quarterback in the NFL using his arm and running ability. But he needed his punting leg to get him into the College Football Hall of Fame.


Arizona charter schools turn 20 with higher test scores

Nestled between a taco shop, a gas station and a church lies the Gilbert campus of Leading Edge Academy. A former Albertsons grocery store on the strip mall is what the small public school calls home.

Charter school classroom photo

AzMERIT test: 66 percent of students fail in reading

Only 34 percent of Arizona students passed their English test in the state’s newest standardized assessment, according to results released Monday by the Arizona Department of Education.


Group to host ‘Woofstock’ to raise awareness for veterans and their service dogs

CHANDLER – Coast Guard veteran James Falsken said it was a challenge to adjust to everyday life after he came back from the Vietnam War.

Woofstock photo

Scholarships help families with special needs education

Arizona ranked No. 1 for the best state to live in because of how well state Medicaid programs serve those with intellectual and developmental disabilities, according to a study released this year by United Cerebral Palsy.


State funding cuts endanger Joint Technical Education Districts, advocates warn

Hailey Adams surveys the equipment in the West-MEC Veterinary Sciences building: an array of kennels, surgical tables and X-ray machines.

Hailey Adams is a West-MEC Veterinary Sciences Instructor who teaches students to become certified veterinary assistants. (Photo by James Anderson/Cronkite News)

Developers turn historic Welnick Marketplace in downtown Phoenix into adaptive reuse project

The historic Welnick Bros. Marketplace building in downtown Phoenix has sat vacant for the past decade. But now, developers plan to restore it as an adaptive reuse project with restaurant, retail and entertainment space.

Welnick photo

Panel explores economic impact of Arizona childhood trauma

Increased early childhood programs, parenting programs and bringing puppies into schools were just a few of the solutions a panel of Arizona businesspeople suggested to combat the effects of childhood trauma.