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Jobs, recreation, high rents and traffic: Four ways a growing population changes Arizona

PHOENIX – Growth in the Southwest brings jobs and city plans for recreational development to Arizona, but also clogs roads and leads to rent hikes.


Discussion of Arizona basketball unrest finds its way to Board of Regents meeting

TEMPE – Although many thought the storm surrounding the Arizona men’s basketball program had dissipated, new developments have put the program back in the national spotlight.


At Indigenous Peoples March, different reservations, same stories

WASHINGTON - The first-ever Indigenous Peoples March brought thousands from all over the country and as far away as Australia and the Caribbean to raise awareness on issues many attendees share, from violence violence against Native women to environmental problems.


A new experience for Edwards and Sumlin coaching their first Territorial Cup game

Arizona State and Arizona have new additions to this year's Territorial Cup game.


California wildfire death toll rises to 44; Arizona firefighters assisting efforts

LOS ANGELES – Arizona officials plan to send about 150 firefighters and dozens of engines to California to help fight wildfires there. The wildfires sweeping across Southern California have destroyed hundreds of homes, ravaged beloved landmarks and park space and killed at least two people and injured several more.



‘Aggressively pursuing the facts’: Board of Regents meets to discuss UA basketball program

PHOENIX – The Arizona Board of Regents met Thursday to discuss allegations against the University of Arizona basketball program. The chair said Thursday the group is "aggressively pursuing the facts."


Footsteps into America: A migrant’s journey of struggle, hope and the unknown

TUCSON – More than 100 Central America migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. formed a temporary community at a Tucson motel in October. Their story is at the center of a national debate over immigration.


Art exhibit aims to break down walls near Arizona-Mexico border

SAN LUIS – An Arizona Library is making it possible for two towns to unite together through artwork, despite being physically separated by a border fence.


Native Americans close the gap – almost – on U.S. life expectancy

WASHINGTON - Life expectancy for Native Americans is decades longer than it was in the 1960s, nearly closing the gap with the rest of the U.S. population, government data show. But experts say pockets of problems remain, particularly on traditional reservations.


What you should know about your health care data

Businesses and research groups know a lot more about you than you might think. Access to personal data can improve health care, but it also poses privacy risks.


Family struggles to care for daughter in wake of Puerto Rico power outages

A Puerto Rico couple struggles to care for Melissa Rivera, who has cerebral palsy and multiple maladies, in wake of Puerto Rico power outages.