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Team owners starting to demand new stadiums sooner

In its short, 20-year life, Atlanta’s Turner Field played host to one of the highest attended playoff games of all time when more than 54,000 fans crowded in to watch the Atlanta Braves play the Chicago Cubs in 2003.

Children living in lower-income areas are more susceptible to asthma

Children in the state’s lower-income urban communities suffer more serious bouts of asthma caused by dirty air and other pollutants - despite decades of state and local monitoring and repeated concerns that air in their neighborhoods is dangerous to their health.

Border Patrol ramps up safety initiatives in Arizona

A Black Hawk helicopter buzzed through the sky over the Sonoran landscape and hovered over a spot where Border Patrol agents rappelled down to rescue an injured migrant. It was all part of a demonstration to show the rugged conditions and effort to save lives.

Arizona election day photo gallery

Arizona voters who went to polling places Tuesday to cast their ballot in Presidential Preference Election experienced long lines, fewer polling locations and confusion with voter eligibility. Check out the photos of the day.

Fewer polling places, independent voters causing long lines on Arizona election day

Long lines and traffic jams have plagued most of Maricopa County’s 60 presidential preference election polling places since they opened at 6 a.m., an election official said. Some voters have had to wait in line for up to two hours at some locations.

Memorial in Gilbert to pay tribute to veterans

The hot Arizona sun beat down on more than 500 people as they gathered in a dirt lot in Gilbert. Veterans and community members stood next to collapsible white chairs lining the stage. The national anthem rang out over the silent crowd as the groundbreaking ceremony for Welcome Home Veterans Park began.

Abuse of Arizona’s elderly increases as aging population grows

Vulnerable and elderly adults have been the victims of abuse, neglect and fraud in nearly 14,000 cases in Arizona, with the number of cases reported in 2015 increasing 19 percent over the year before, according to a Cronkite News analysis.