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IT company expands to Phoenix, adds to Arizona’s booming tech sector

Milestone Technologies Inc., a managed service provider is expanding to Arizona and will bring 100 jobs in the next nine months.


Supreme Court ruling on travel ban stuns Muslim community

A Somali immigrant says the ban is personal because relatives are still trapped in the country. Rep. Paul Gosar said the ban keeps America’s borders safe. VERTICAL: Borderlands


Anti-abortion advocates hail Supreme Court decision on pregnancy centers as free speech win

Supreme Court rules 5-4 that pregnancy centers do not have to provide information about health care services, including abortions.


Yuma lettuce growers work to rebuild consumer trust after E. coli outbreak in March

An E. coli outbreak sickened people in 35 states was linked to Yuma, where 90 percent of leafy greens in the U.S. are grown.


Arizona wildlife managers rely on public to help stop poaching

Nearly 100 wildlife managers travel across the state to monitor hunts, check tags and licenses and try to catch poachers.


ASU partners with Valley Metro to equip buses with thermal sensors

Arizona State University partners with Valley Metro to provide buses with thermal sensors that will collect data in hopes to determine how they can impact heat reduction efforts.


Pharmacy chain CVS adds medication drop-off sites in Arizona, another move in opioid battle

Arizona is expanding drop-off services for unused and old medications to 13 CVS pharmacies and at least three police stations in a continuing battle against opioid overdose and addiction.


Poll shows 66% of Americans disagree with border policy: What do Arizona leaders say?

Although several prominent Arizona Republicans haven’t made public statements about the controversial move, many of the state’s elected officials also have come out against the policy.


Monsoon season is here: What to do when the weather turns dangerous

Monsoon storms create extreme weather conditions including dust storms/Haboobs, thunderstorms, flash flooding and increased fire danger. Navigate the season with tips from experts.


Wildfires have burned 75,000 acres in Arizona, but experts had predicted more

: Wildfires have burned through about 75,000 acres in Arizona already this year. But experts say those numbers are encouraging – especially because Arizona’s monsoon season officially starts Friday, according to the National Weather Service.


Human rights survey: LGBTQ teens in Arizona feel unsafe in their communities

The survey of 12,000 youths – including 330 in Arizona – show many LGBTQ youths still suffer compared to those who are cisgender, leaders of the Human Rights Campaign said at a news conference in Phoenix


Obama Foundation launches community organizing initiative in Phoenix

The Obama Foundation Community Leadership Corps teaches 35 young people to take action and make change in their communities.