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Arizona Obamacare premiums may drop, as troubled enrollment opens

WASHINGTON - Arizona is one of the few states expected to see a decrease in average premium costs during the Affordable Care Act open enrollment period that opened Wednesday - if consumers can figure out how to sign up.


Scottsdale student’s study lands spot in national science competition

WASHINGTON - A study that asks the question, "Can Technology be Used to Modify Behavior and Reduce Rates of Melanoma" may sound pretty dry - but for Scottsdale eighth-grader Arjun Moorthy, it's personal.


Arizona Humane Society encourages fostering to reduce ‘astronomical’ cost of caring for kittens

PHOENIX – Tiny meows echo through the room as volunteers in yellow smocks feed, weigh and record every kitten in the Arizona Humane Society’s Bottle Baby Intensive Care Unit.

Kitten being bottle-fed

Schnepf Farms among Valley’s top pumpkin patches

QUEEN CREEK — Schnepf Farms opened the gates to its Pumpkin and Chili Party fall festival on Oct. 5, and community members swarmed to the attractions. Schnepf Farms encompasses 300 acres packed full of activities ranging from pumpkin and vegetable picking to roller coasters and a 20-acre corn maze in the shape of former Arizona Coyotes hockey player Shane Doan’s face.


Report: Arizona among states with numerous financial complaints from older consumers

PHOENIX – Arizona ranks among the top states for financial complaints by older consumers, a consumer group said in a report released Thursday.

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Graham optimistic about chances for Franks’ abortion bill in Senate

WASHINGTON - Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, on Thursday promised a vote "sooner rather than later" on the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which passed the House earlier this week but has regularly died in the Senate.


Donkeys? Elephants? Nah. This campaign pits dogs and hedgehogs

WASHINGTON - It's a classic Washington rags-to-riches story. Born in tough conditions, he made his way to Capitol Hill, where he's now running in an election against tough odds. But this is not a typical politician.


Napolitano has hopes for NAFTA talks, despite U.S.-Mexico climate

WASHINGTON - Former Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano thinks there is a deal to be had in the current renegotiation of NAFTA, if the deterioration of relations between the United States and Mexico doesn't get in the way of finding common goals.


Senate eyes bill on online sex trafficking; critics say it goes too far

WASHINGTON - When prosecutors tried to bring criminal charges against backpage.com in connection with alleged sex trafficking, a California judge dismissed the case last month saying the website enjoyed immunity under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.


Tribal agencies cite progress on audit issues, senators want to see more

WASHINGTON - Leaders of federal agencies serving Indian Country told a Senate panel Wednesday they have made some progress on dozens of problems cited in Government Accountability Office audits, but lawmakers said much more needs to be done.


Critics: Hunters’ rights is wrong argument for bill allowing silencers

WASHINGTON - Gun-control advocates blasted a hunters' rights bill in a House hearing Tuesday, calling it little more than a "cowardly" attempt to ease restrictions on silencers and armor-piercing bullets being pushed by the gun lobby.


State officials warn of mercury levels in fishing areas; launch online guide to safe consumption

PHOENIX – Arizona environmental officials on Wednesday warned visitors and residents to only eat limited amounts of certain kinds of fish contaminated with mercury found in three fishing areas in the state, adding to a growing list of advisories against fish consumption in lakes and streams.

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