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Final Four leaves legacy on and off courts at refurbished Harmon Park

PHOENIX – The earliest memory Steve Colter has of Harmon Park goes back to his childhood. He said his dad, Andrew, brought him in a stroller to the gymnasium there.


Obamacare replacement fails; Arizona lawmakers say fight goes on

WASHINGTON - House leaders withdrew their plan to replace the Affordable Care Act just minutes before a scheduled vote Friday, but Arizona lawmakers on both sides of the issue said they expect the fight over Obamacare to continue.


U.S. Customs and Border Protection to sponsor, recruit at Country Thunder

PHOENIX - Among the muddy cowboy boots, late-night RV dance parties and creative beer bongs typically displayed at Arizona’s annual Country Thunder music festival in Florence, concert-goers will also see a new recruitment booth for U.S. Customs and Border Protection this year.


Family fights efforts to weaken Shannon’s Law

PHOENIX – State Rep. Tony Rivero doesn’t believe accidental firing of a gun within city limits should be a felony.


Female jockeys are thriving at Turf Paradise racetrack

PHOENIX — Underneath a white tent on the apron of Turf Paradise racetrack, a group of female jockeys who are competing there this season awaited racing fans. Dressed in their racing silks, the women ranged in age from 16 to 43 and spent about two hours Saturday signing autographs and taking photos with the spectators.


March for Life crowd younger, optimistic for pro-life gains under Trump

WASHINGTON - Paula Mercado, 18, has prayed at Planned Parenthood facilities and taken part in anti-abortion protests in Arizona, but Friday found the Tucson teen on the National Mall with thousands of others pro-life protesters, many of them millennials.


Scottsdale-based fantasy sports company thrives despite legal challenges

SCOTTSDALE - The popularity of daily fantasy sports games is exploding across the country, but Arizona residents are among those who have been left out of the action.


Fantasy leagues can be gateway to gambling addiction

Jose Caraveo discovered fantasy football when he was in high school.


If Obamacare goes away, coverage will stay – for the moment

WASHINGTON - More than 100,000 people rushed to sign up for Obamacare on the day after the election, despite President-elect Donald Trump's promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act in his first 100 days in office - or perhaps because of it.


Goodyear seventh-grader goes to White House as ‘kid science adviser’

WASHINGTON - Goodyear middle schooler Sage Foreman had an idea for a national technology "field trip" day that could help get schoolkids interested in the sciences. That idea was enough to get Sage a field trip of his own Friday - to the White House, where he was one of just 11 students from across the country invited to be a "kid science adviser" for a day.

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Business goes on as Tempe protesters march past restaurants

TEMPE – A handful protestors chanted "Hands up, don't shoot!" along Mill Avenue Monday morning, but it was mostly business as usual for customers at several nearby restaurants.


Eco-friendly green burials become more popular in Arizona, the U.S.

An alternative, environmentally-focused way of interment is picking up popularity across the United States.