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Arizona, Mexico officials work to make the road to Rocky Point safer

Officials say they hope a binational effort could boost tourism and safety in Rocky Point, a tourist hotspot that attracts many Arizonans.


Fans ‘think we are superheroes’: Athletes move to forefront of mental health discussion

During this first week of Mental Health Awareness Month, the stories of athletes’ struggles, too, are being told. “I feel like (fans) think that we are superheroes to everybody,” Phoenix Suns guard Tyler Ulis said. “We go through things in life, even though you guys see us on TV playing a game we love and having fun. We still go through our ups and down as well.”


Prior Guard deployments to border got lukewarm reviews by auditors

WASHINGTON - As Arizona prepare s to send 150 National Guardsmen to the border as part of President Donald Trump's plan to support border agencies, government audits of Guard deployments by previous administrations said were inefficient despite some success in slowing border crime.


Ducey sending 150 Arizona National Guard troops to border, but questions remain

Gov. Doug Ducey plans to deploy 150 National Guard members to the Mexico-U.S border.


Arizona bill would legalize needle-exchange programs, bring volunteers out of legal gray area

A bill decriminalizing needle exchange programs has passed the Senate and now is in the House. The bipartisan measure would help programs like Shot in the Dark provides resources to people struggling with addiction.

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A recycling deep dive: Golf balls that land in water hazards often find new life

Divers are responsible for the recovery of millions of golf balls from lakes each year. They are recycled and then resold.


News of 2019 WWE Rumble has fans, including World Series star, giddy

The WWE’s Royal Rumble, coming to Phoenix in 2019, has local fans in a frenzy of excitement


West Valley school prepares high school students for aviation jobs

Officials at the Central Campus of Western Maricopa Education Center have slowly grown one of their programs to train students for one of Arizona's most in-demand careers: aviation.


St. Luke’s Medical Center teaches Phoenix bystanders to ‘Stop the Bleed’

PHOENIX — When there's an emergency, the first rule is to call 911.

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Young rider seeks ‘adrenaline rush’ in miniature bull riding

NEW RIVER — Brady Turgeon, one of the nation’s top miniature bull riders, has been on the backs of animals for as long as he can remember.


Three Arizona military bases now being tested for water contamination

WASHINGTON - The Air Force will begin testing the groundwater at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base for contamination from dangerous chemicals in firefighting foam that was used at the base, according to the U.S. Air Force Civil Engineer Center.


Schools’ chief Diane Douglas remains lukewarm about AzMERIT test

PHOENIX – Diane Douglas, Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction, discussed her lukewarm attitude toward the AzMERIT test and seemed puzzled when asked about Proposition 305, a ballot measure asking voters to stop the expansion of school vouchers in Arizona. Recent AzMERIT results showed a slight improvement over the previous year.

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