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Despite slight drop, Arizona still leads nation in women officeholders

WASHINGTON - Despite a record number of women running for office this year, Arizona will actually lose one female elected official when congressional and legislative delegations take office in January, but the state still leads most of the rest of the nation when it comes to electing women.


Why do we keep building in fire-prone areas? Money is one reason

YORBA LINDA, Calif. – Despite the growing risk of disastrous wildfires in Southern California, thousands of homes are being built in areas that are prone to burning. A proposed development near Yorba Linda offers a look at how such housing projects get approved, and how taxpayers ultimately are on the hook.


Western wildfires will increase because of climate change, UA researchers say

VENTURA, Calif. – In the past year, California has seen two of its largest wildfires in state history. University of Arizona professor, Don Falk, projects the West will see an increase in area burned by these wildfires within the next two decades.


Flake ends weeks of wavering, is expected to vote to confirm Kavanaugh

WASHINGTON - After weeks of "lingering doubt," Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake indicated Friday that he expects to join fellow Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl and vote for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who is now likely to be confirmed by a one-vote margin Saturday.


Beach cleanups help keep plastic out of Great Pacific Garbage Patch

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Santa Monica volunteers gather at the Pier North beach each year to collect trash littered on the coast. Through the nonprofit organization, Heal the Bay, their efforts help to address the constantly growing Great Pacific Garbage Patch between California and Hawaii.


It’s not just you. The mosquitoes really are worse this year.

There’s a new type of mosquito roaming the southern United States. You might have heard of it — it’s the Aedes mosquito — and it first showed up in 2010.


Cardinals take chance on German football player’s dream to play in the NFL

The Arizona Cardinals signed German Football League player Moubarak Djeri as a free agent despite his limited football experience. He came from Germany to tryout for the team, and impressed coaches and scouts.


Think you can escape pollution by going to a national park? Think again

The air in two popular national parks in California is as dirty as it is in Los Angeles – the smoggiest city in the country.


After two years, Congress OKs bill to let Apache move on water project

WASHINGTON - The House gave final approval to a bill that would let the White Mountain Apache proceed on desperately needed improvements to their water system, ending two years of back-and-forth debate in Congress on what most said was a simple issue.


Proposed law would require Arizona to compile statistics on veteran suicide

PHOENIX – Three years after a veteran’s suicide, friends and family call legislators to action.


Short and sweet: The month Deandre Ayton and Marvin Bagley spent together at Hillcrest

Within minutes of each other Thursday, Deandre Ayton and Marvin Bagley walked across the NBA Draft stage in Brooklyn and into the lives they have long imagined, the ones they have prepared for, the ones that have been expected by those around them.