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Mesa police chief brings new perspective to force

MESA ‒ For new Mesa Police Chief Ramon Batista, engaging with the community is just as important, if not more, than “catching bad guys.”


Students march for DACA, against Arizona Attorney General’s lawsuit

“When student rights are under attack, what do we do?” “STAND UP, FIGHT BACK!” TEMPE - Last Thursday, the student organization Undocumented Students for Education Equity lead a march in support of DACA students. Dozens of students marched through Arizona State University’s main campus, chanting and holding signs.

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Zombie Walk returns after being resurrected by Arizona Hemophilia Association

PHOENIX — Bloodied, flesh-eating, hungry zombies filled the streets of the Warehouse District in Phoenix on Oct. 28.


ASU DREAMers and supporters march in favor of DACA, against in-state tuition lawsuit

PHOENIX ‒ With only four months left to pass legislation to protect DREAMers, dozens of Arizona State University students gathered Thursday on the Tempe campus to advocate for a solid DREAM Act, while also protesting against the lawsuits that would deny them access to in-state tuition.

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Fear of deportation makes the painful experience of domestic violence worse

PHOENIX - Shantelle Satchel was 17 years old when she met the man who would change her life forever back in Milwaukee. Two years later, he shot her in the face because he saw her getting out of a car with two men.

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Antique dealers see controversial African-American memorabilia as part of history

MESA – Visitors to antique shops on Main Street in Mesa will see stores crammed with primarily benign American memorabilia. A 19th century record player, a vintage 1990s Barbie, or a campaign button promoting Richard Nixon for president line the shelves.


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.


Phoenix-based meditation studio hopes to expand into national franchise

PHOENIX – Eastern cultures have practiced the art of meditation for centuries. But its popularity has spread to the West in recent decades.


Advocates: Trump immigration demands complicate DACA replacement

WASHINGTON - Advocates and lawmakers in Arizona say the path to a bill protecting DREAMers got more difficult this week, when the White House issued a list of immigration policy priorities that it said must be part of any DACA legislation.

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Civil rights icon Dolores Huerta says she wants to build a wall in Congress

PHOENIX ‒ Dolores Huerta is a woman of many facets. Political activist, union leader, mother and a civil and women's rights icon. She is also one of the most underrated public figures in recent history.

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ADOT trains truckers from Mexico to pass safety inspections, increase business

NOGALES, Mexico – Sixty truck drivers scribbled notes in a Mexican warehouse last month as they listened to a United States border inspection officer describe the types of things officers examine during border inspections.


Black women and community members march for unity in Phoenix

PHOENIX - On an empty lot at the corner of 13th and Jefferson Streets, community members and leaders gathered Saturday for a march under the hot Valley sun. The theme was the empowerment of African-American women.

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