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On cold, dark morning, teams count the homeless in Maricopa County

The annual Point-in-Time homeless count took place Tuesday morning.


As federal shutdown looms, legislators approve Arizona CHIP health care funds for children

HB 2127 passed the Arizona House Health Committee Thursday, removing an automatic trigger that would have frozen funds for KidsCare if federal funding lapsed


Tempe City Council to vote on opposition of border wall

The Tempe City council will meet tonight to vote for the opposition of the border wall.


Steve Bannon comes to Tucson, hundreds protest

TUCSON - The groups were separated by a street, metal barriers and police officers. On one side, a man shouted into his megaphone. “The people united will never be defeated!” On the other side, a woman yelled into her megaphone. “The people united, are gonna be deported!”


Arizona academy gives free music lessons, instruments to youth

PHOENIX – A local music academy wants to make sure students learn to play an instrument even if they can't afford it, underscoring a federal guideline that says music is crucial to a quality education.

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From clenching a fist to taking a knee, sports, social issues on perpetual collision course

PHOENIX — After a weekend of political protests in the sporting world, Phoenix Suns coach Earl Watson said the attention athletes place on social issues can accomplish only so much unless there is significant action behind it.

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Arizona agencies send help to Hurricane Harvey victims

PHOENIX – Hundreds of Arizona residents are sending help to Texans displaced by Hurricane Harvey by donating money, food, supplies and other aid to Arizona relief organizations, sports groups, grocery stores and other businesses.

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Hallucinations, cramps, even death: Sports in Arizona heat can be dangerous

PHOENIX — Exercising in the Arizona heat can be a dangerous -- and mind-altering -- decision.


Tribal members at Tohono O’odham Nation’s annual rodeo worried about Border Wall

TOHONO O’ODHAM NATION - On a cloudless morning in the southern Arizona town of Sells, Native Americans from across the state braced 40-degree temperatures to wrangle livestock and stay atop violently-gyrating bulls.


Arizona tourism officials want to capitalize on unused vacation time

PHOENIX – Visiting from Denmark, Gitee Sorensen and Gitte Ottosen came to Phoenix for an international craft and hobby trade show, but the pair extended their trip a few extra days to have a mini vacation.


Advocates worry rape kit backlog will discourage victims, enable offenders

WASHINGTON - A state task force said Arizona has thousands more untested rape kits than originally thought, a problem that advocates fear could undermine efforts to get victims to come forward while giving serial offenders a "free pass."

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McSally challengers face steep fundraising climb after primary

WASHINGTON - Whatever the final tally in Tuesday's 2nd Congressional District primary, there's one other number that Democratic challengers Victoria Steele and Matt Heinz will need to worry about: $2,063,033.42