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Triple digits? Done properly, training in intense heat can have advantages

PHOENIX -- In the 2017 version of the Black Canyon Ultras 100-kilometer race, which began in Mayer and finished in New River, 74 participants -- nearly a quarter of the competitors -- did not finish the race. Some dropped out before even starting and some attempted to complete the race but could not.


Technology helps trauma survivors accelerate PTSD treatment, recovery

SCOTTSDALE – Traci Temple St. John suppressed the trauma of her childhood for years. Adults said they loved her, then physically and sexually abused her, she said.


Arizona taxpayers could pay more as pension costs continue to rise

FLAGSTAFF – Pension costs for Arizona police officers and firefighters are rising to the point they are overburdening taxpayers, according to a legislative committee that is seeking reforms.


Mexican anti-poverty program is model for the world

ALMEACO DE BONFIL, Mexico - For the family of Sofia Aristeo Serdan, financial success is measured in small steps.


Transgender and undocumented leader fights for rights in Arizona

Karyna Jaramillo lives in fear that she’ll be deported and sent back to her hometown in Morelos, Mexico where she could face persecution. “Deporting me is like sending me straight to my death,” she said in Spanish.


Act of solidarity, compassion: Volunteers visit ICE detainees at Eloy facility

ELOY – Sandra Ojeda is familiar with search procedures and the visitor registration process at the Eloy Detention Center.


March 31, 2017: Cronkite News producer picks of the week

This week's top Cronkite News digital stories include reporting on the Final Four, a Cronkite News analysis of Latino representation in Valley police departments and a podcast focused on sleep deprivation among college students.


Arizona border crossing deaths are honored one story at a time through art

AMADO — Tattered jeans, backpacks, and love letters are stitched together and tell the story of migrants who made their way into the U.S. through the Arizona desert but perished before reaching their destination.


Demolition begins on border mural painted by children in Mexico

PHOENIX -- For the past two months, residents of Naco, Mexico, have seen construction vehicles along the border. On Tuesday, workers began bringing down part of the fence that features a one-mile mural that Mexican children have painted the past six years.


Slow lines at U.S.-Mexico border help street vendors make a fast buck

NOGALES, MEXICO — As drivers inch their way back to the U.S., vendors here have adopted the streets as their workplace, selling to those at border crossing lines. For most, it is their sole source of income.


Arizona businesses close for “A Day without Immigrants”

PHOENIX - Dozens of Phoenix area businesses closed their doors and their employees stayed home for “A Day Without Immigrants,” a national effort to highlight the contributions of immigrants to the U.S. economy.


Mesa mother at center of immigration protests deported

PHOENIX — The mother who sparked protests outside the ICE building after immigration authorities detained her has been deported to Nogales, Mexico.