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Social media in Orlando attacks a shocking, but ‘healthy,’ development

WASHINGTON - When news broke Sunday of the mass shooting at an Orlando nightclub, many people took to their phones to share their thoughts during the attack - including the victims inside the club.


Tenderfoot fire forces evacuations three years after deadly Yarnell incident

YARNELL – A wildfire has burned more than 1,200 acres near Yarnell, forcing the evacuation of about 300 residents and raising memories of the Yarnell Hill tragedy three years ago when 19 firefighters died.


Phoenix Comicon, the place where you don’t have to be yourself

PHOENIX – At Phoenix Comicon, people can mask who they are by wearing an actual mask, makeup or costume. Maybe someone pays tribute to a fictional hero or villain. Or someone is inspired to meld science fiction and imagination to create a new, artistic character.

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Residents asked to donate water for the homeless as Phoenix weekend heat expected to soar to 118

PHOENIX – Summer heat is deadly for the homeless, spurring public officials and nonprofits to offer water and other help.

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Professors from Vietnam learn teaching methods from ASU

TEMPE – More than 20 engineering professors from Vietnam are putting together an apple, mirrors, lenses and papers that they can use to project a hologram.


Arizona’s public universities working to diversify their athletic departments

TEMPE - Before he was Arizona State University’s vice president for university athletics, Ray Anderson helped make strides toward diversity in the NFL.


Hip-hop rooted in African culture

Hip-hop, crowned as a top musical genre, is rooted in the centuries-old cadence and storytelling of African dance.


‘Still I Rise’ mural honors African American activism

GLENDALE – Arizona State University Kyra Trent is using her artistic talent to spark healthy conversations about African American resilience, social justice and activism.

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Clemson paints parking lot orange before championship game against Alabama

GLENDALE – Hours before the kickoff of the 2016 College Football Playoff National Championship game, Clemson fans, with their orange and purple school colors flying proudly, had taken over at least one parking lot at University of Phoenix Stadium.

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Demand for Chicago-style food fuels out-of-state restaurant expansion in Phoenix

Chicago-based restaurants are expanding into the Valley based on increased demand for deep-dish pizza and Vienna beef hot dogs from customers and former Illinois residents.

Vendors at Sloan Park in Mesa serve traditional Chicago hot dogs to Cubs fans and visiting Chicagoans. (File Photo/Cronkite News)

Heroin and meth seized in Arizona sets record in busy smuggling corridor

U.S. authorities seized a record amount of methamphetamine and heroin in the busy Arizona smuggling corridor.


Teaching kids born post-9/11, so it’s not ‘just another date’ in history

WASHINGTON - Every year on 9/11, Arizona teacher Gaye Vaterlaus asks her fourth-grade class to define heroism, and every year they cite heroes like Superman, Spider-Man and Captain America - missing the significance of the date.