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Advocates say ending Arizona’s veteran homelessness is in reach

On June 22, 2010, during President Obama’s second year in office, his administration unveiled a plan to end specific types of homelessness in the United States, with an initiative called "Opening Doors." One of the main goals of the plan was to end homelessness for the nation's military veterans by 2015.


Millennial turnout on Election Day still in question

PHOENIX - For the first time during an election cycle, the millennial generation surpassed the baby boomers as the largest population of potential voters. Yet as Arizona set a record for early voting this month, millennials accounted for just 11 percent of ballots cast.


GOP VP nominee Mike Pence promises conservative change at Mesa rally

MESA — Mike Pence, the Republican vice presidential nominee, delivered a message of family, faith and conservative policy at Living Word Bible Church Thursday night.


What you need to know about millennials and politics

PHOENIX – Millennials get a bad rap when it comes to voting. They’re labeled narcissistic, self-absorbed and apathetic. (Just look at their nicknames: the selfie generation, generation me, the unemployables.)


Tempe campus bookstore closing after 49 years

TEMPE – For nearly 50 years, Arizona State University students have stopped at a Tempe bookstore to pick up school supplies. But the decades-long tradition will soon come to an end.

Window art at the closing bookstore in Tempe

Activist coalition threatens Arizona boycott to protest immigrant legislation

A coalition of Latino activists and immigration groups are urging Gov. Doug Ducey to throw out anti-immigrant legislation, threatening to renew a statewide boycott if certain immigration measures become law.


South Mountain Community College pushes to correct course on graduation and retention rates

The call came two weeks before Joana Sotelo's birthday in February 2013: her brother had been deported to Mexico.

South Mountain Community College photo

Chandler pharmaceutical company sees rapid financial gains, but faces legal scrutiny over pain meds

CHANDLER – Insys Therapeutics Inc.’s headquarters lie nestled in an unassuming building complex in Chandler, its only distinguishing feature being the large company logo emblazoned near its roof.


Veterans rally at VA medical center to protest lack of progress in improving care

Veterans rallied on Monday outside the Carl T. Hayden Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Phoenix to protest what they say is a lack of progress in improving care at the hospital despite a visit from President Barack Obama in March.


Former Mercury star Gillom and Xavier reunite after five years apart

Standing in the rotunda of Xavier’s Activity Center, Jennifer Gillom heard students say “superstar” and “famous” as they walked by her after the bell rang.


Arizona enjoying three-year run as country’s sports mecca

It’s impossible to watch a nationally televised sporting event played in Arizona without scenic shots of a sunset behind a saguaro or the Grand Canyon in the middle of the day. The shots, ready-made for television, almost become cliché, but every big game has them.

Super Bowl Central