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Sexually transmitted diseases up 19% in Arizona, perhaps because of greater awareness

A state public-health spokeswoman said improvements in treatment, screening and even dating apps may contribute to an increase of reported cases in 2018 compared to the same period last year.


Arizona unemployment remains at 4.9%; national level at 18-year low

Arizona’s unemployment rate is at 4.9 percent while the national average is at an 18-year low.


Control tower demolition latest step in renovation of ISM Raceway

The 130-foot-high Race Control Tower at ISM Raceway will be demolished, paving the way for a brand-new tower structure as part of the $178 million ISM Raceway Project.


Development in New River draws attention to subdivision laws

Residents of New River, still reeling from a water crisis, try to tackle a potentially illegal subdivision going up in their neighborhood.


Proud and close-knit : A Phoenix neighborhood unites under Old Glory

One Phoenix neighborhood has rallied together behind the American flag.


Phoenix City Council votes to sue over citizenship question on 2020 Census

Phoenix City Council voted on Tuesday to pursue litigation against a 2020 Census question that asks about citizenship status.


Puerto Rico’s push for food independence intertwined with debate over statehood

Hurricane Maria has reignited a small movement in Puerto Rico aimed at strengthening the local food system so the island can survive and thrive without dependence on the mainland U.S.


Scottsdale bike-sharing companies see rapid growth, but ditched bikes cause concerns

Bike-share programs are seeing rapid growth in the East Valley, but they must deal with the ways consumers misuse their services.


In Focus: Season 3, Episode 2 – To conserve and protect

In the second episode of season 3 of In Focus, hosts Atlan Hassard and Alexandra Watts bring you stories about animal conservationists who are taking steps to protect native species.


Arizona’s water supply plagued by drought, SRP managers work to ensure steady supply

Water managers at Salt River Project say metro Phoenix has enough water, despite continued drought.


Students march for DACA, against Arizona Attorney General’s lawsuit

“When student rights are under attack, what do we do?” “STAND UP, FIGHT BACK!” TEMPE - Last Thursday, the student organization Undocumented Students for Education Equity lead a march in support of DACA students. Dozens of students marched through Arizona State University’s main campus, chanting and holding signs.

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Little People group says wrestling event in Chandler hurts, discriminates

CHANDLER - Leaders of the Phoenix area chapter of the Little People of America are upset organizers of a Chandler festival hired and promoted an “extreme midget wrestling” event, saying the term is derogatory, painful and may violate federal laws protecting people with disabilities.

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