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Arizona children with Down syndrome twirl, strut and stroll on fashion runway

PHOENIX – Thirteen-year-old Sophie Stern loves watching aspiring fashion designers compete on Project Runway.


Obamacare in Arizona: Was it the right prescription?

PHOENIX - More than half a million Arizonans rely on the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, for their health insurance. But as the debate for replacing the law rages on in Washington, some of these Arizonans are left feeling uncertain about the future of their care.


Foster parents must adapt to tougher DCS safety inspections

WADDELL - Before welcoming a newborn into their home, Michelle and Scott Medved prepared as many parents would. They installed magnetic locks on their cabinets, put together a detailed first aid kit and carefully plotted out an evacuation plan, marking the exits in each room in their home.


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.


Scottsdale pro spreads his love and knowledge of golf to hundreds of Valley kids

SCOTTSDALE — In frigid Huron, South Dakota, Dale Balvin realized he loved golf at age 10.


Arizona 16-year-old lands perfect ACT score

GILBERT — A 16-year-old Arizona girl earned a perfect composite score on the ACT college admissions test, such a rarity only one-tenth of one percent of students in the nation have achieved it.


Thanks, giving: Nonprofits look to profit from ‘Giving Tuesday’

WASHINGTON - After the unbridled consumerism associated with Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, nonprofits are hoping to appeal to supporters' generosity and capture some donations, since their wallets are already open.


Native American tribes, Grijalva lead move to conserve Gila River land

PHOENIX – Native American tribal leaders, archaeologists and Congressman Raúl Grijalva are seeking to designate more than 84,000 acres curving along the Gila River as a national monument.


Are you concerned about opioid use in Arizona?

Reporters at Cronkite News are working on a project on the impact of prescription opioid use in Arizona. What do you want to know?


Election officials confident voter rolls secure after hack attempt

WASHINGTON - Arizona election officials said that "at no point" was voter registration information "accessed or manipulated" after an attempted hack into the state's database over the summer.

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For Log Cabin Republicans, ‘gay conservative’ is not a contradiction

Matthew Shuman looks forward to voting for Donald Trump this fall and said he agrees with the Republican Party on most everything, including its policies on national security, gun rights and economic liberalism. Most everything.


Police say tips called into Silent Witness line will help catch Maryvale shooter

PHOENIX – Police say someone knows the identity of the Maryvale shooter, the man who brought violence and death to neighborhoods in Maryvale and central Phoenix.