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Flagstaff runner puts Arizona marathon win in perspective

FLAGSTAFF - Hailed as a humbling test of human endurance, the marathon requires power, precision and, above all, perspective.

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Report: Air Force may spare A-10 from budget cuts for now

WASHINGTON - The Air Force has delayed plans to retire the A-10 Warthog, a jet fighter that is a mainstay of the Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, according to a published report.


Local bars woo Alabama and Clemson fans

Valley resident Kyndall Holstead did not attend the University of Alabama but has become a fan of the football dynasty Nick Saban has built there.

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Public transportation is challenging in one rural community

MARICOPA — If Kelley Dalton, one of the two drivers for the city of Maricopa’s public transportation system, doesn’t see passengers waiting at the designated, but unmarked, bus stop, she drives on to the next.

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With two clutch plays, special teams spur Alabama to championship in Glendale

It’s a third of the game. It’s a phrase every football fan has heard a thousand times over -- special teams is a third of the game.

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Elusive NFL QB Cunningham enters College Football Hall of Fame as punter

SCOTTSDALE – Randall Cunningham created a lasting legacy for himself as a quarterback in the NFL using his arm and running ability. But he needed his punting leg to get him into the College Football Hall of Fame.


Mexican border city grapples with possibility of legalizing marijuana

CIUDAD JUAREZ – Mexico’s Supreme Court ruled this fall that individuals have the right to grow marijuana for personal use, but on the border many are divided over the issue.


Trail building expert: Phoenix ‘becoming premier winter hiking destination in the US’

In January 2013, the city of Phoenix shut down one of its busiest hiking spots because it was too popular.

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Playing multiple sports can prevent young athletes from burning out

Madison Woolgare balances two sports as a sophomore at Desert Vista High School, competitive cheer and swimming.

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Nearly 40 percent of homeless youth across the country identify as LGBTQ, experts say

For a while, Aiden Grae lived in park next to Washington High School, his homelessness prompted by an argument with his grandmother over his sexual orientation and gender identity.

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Flagstaff-based incubator helps Native American entrepreneurs build businesses

FLAGSTAFF – Sunlight shoots through the window of a Flagstaff studio, casting a spotlight on Gregory Hill – specifically on his hands. They’re burned and worn from carving toy tops.

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One West Valley community’s ever-shifting demographics reflect changing face of Phoenix

Where the city of Phoenix once ended at 83rd Avenue, onion fields began — stretching into the distance in a nearly straight shot to Luke Air Force Base. Almost 50 years later, the ground that once supported agriculture now reflects a community whose roots prove ever changing.

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