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Mixed results on Sky Harbor holiday travel report card

With increased numbers of travelers at airports all over the country, flying can be a hassle during the holidays. But for those leaving Sky Harbor airport, there are several airlines that consistently get travelers in the air on time through the busy season, according to an analysis of travel statistics.

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Recycled City turns food waste into compost for locals, signs contract with city of Phoenix

There aren’t many businesses that use your waste to grow food you can eat.

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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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Wounded vets hunt for peace of mind

SPRINGERVILLE – The crisp mountain air bites at Sgt. Jose Valdenegro’s extremities as he and his hunting guide scout for elk high on a hilltop, not far from the New Mexico border. It’s 25 degrees, his 10 fingers and five toes stinging in protest at the cold.


Glendale extends the New River Trail for the public

GLENDALE – The New River Trail system now runs more than 20 miles from Happy Valley in Peoria all the way to Bethany Home Road in Glendale.


Looking to space technology to save firefighters here on Earth

HAMPTON, Va. - It was a year after workers at the NASA Langley Research Center had developed an inflatable heat shield for spacecraft when Mary Beth Wusk heard about the deadly Yarnell Hill Fire that killed 19 firefighters in 2013.


Border ranchers in Cochise County feel abandoned by Washington

DOUGLAS – Border security is a hot topic on the presidential campaign trail, but Arizona ranchers who live near the border say they’ve been left out of the debate and forgotten by Washington lawmakers, who they say have done nothing about immigration reform.


Arcade bar growth turns Valley into multiplayer arena

TEMPE – Dillon Thompson has spent one to two hours at Endgame Bar nearly every day since the 22-year-old first started going about two and a half months ago.

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Javelina Jundred brings Halloween spirit to 100-mile run

FOUNTAIN HILLS — About 16 hours after they begin Saturday, the fastest runners in the Javelina Jundred will cross the finish line. Many in costume.

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Cronkite News: Oct. 29, 2015

This edition of Cronkite News focuses on news out of our Washington, D.C. bureau: Outgoing Speaker John Boehner promising to "clean the barn" for Paul Ryan, by pushing through bills this week on the budget, among others.


McCain demands apology from Clinton for her comments on VA problems

WASHINGTON - Sen. John McCain demanded Wednesday that presidential candidate Hillary Clinton apologize to veterans for saying that Department of Veterans Affairs problems are "not as widespread" as they appear but have been inflated by Republicans' "ideological agenda."


After 11-year break, IndyCar will return to Phoenix International Raceway

The Verizon IndyCar Series will return to Phoenix International Raceway (PIR) for the first time in over a decade.