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Hip-hop rooted in African culture

Hip-hop, crowned as a top musical genre, is rooted in the centuries-old cadence and storytelling of African dance.


FYI: Graffiti, street art collide in Phoenix

Editor's note: This is part of an ongoing series called FYI, which examines Arizona stories and issues using multimedia and data.


West Phoenix piano teacher’s lessons go beyond music

Christmas songs play from a piano and echo throughout the halls of a West Phoenix home.

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Holiday donation guide: make sure your gifts and donations find the right place

With the holidays here, many folks wish to spread the season’s cheer by donating to local charities and donation bins.

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A Syrian family shares its story about coming into the U.S.

Bombs would explode in the street, spraying shattered glass at anyone nearby. They lost their home in a fire. And they were being subjected to constant searches and oppression by armed soldiers.


Water experts set recommendations for Arizona’s future

Arizona has managed its water supplies for decades as the state has grown, but as the drought reaches its 15th year, the state needs to do more to ensure there is water for the future, according to officials at the 107th Arizona Town Hall.

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Coalition kicks off health care information program

The Cover Arizona Coalition, comprised of more than 900 community and statewide organizations, began its informational campaign on Monday for those seeking health insurance through the Affordable Care Act marketplace.


When it comes to fighting cancer through diet, it’s all about moderation

You don’t have to go vegetarian.

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WHO report: Bacon and other processed meats cause cancer

Before you throw the bacon on the frying pan or order the meat lover’s pizza you may want to reconsider, after you read about the risks. A United Nations agency report released Monday stated that processed meat causes colorectal cancer, and that red meat probably causes cancer.


Golf balls with microchips and 40-minute rounds among efforts to grow golf in the Valley

At Troon’s Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club in Maricopa, golfers can play a round at the #miniDunes course in just over 40 minutes. The six-hole “short course” includes holes ranging from 65 to 115 yards.


Popular daily fantasy league sites restricted in Arizona

After six years of playing fantasy football with out-of-state relatives, Amber Salisbury was excited when her brother in Texas invited her to play FanDuel, a daily fantasy sports website offering cash prizes.


Non-lead ammunition program expands to help protect wildlife

FLAGSTAFF ­– Hunters usually leave the Arizona Game and Fish Department's office just off Interstate 17 here with permits and tips from staff members on duty.