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FYI: Arizona lags behind other states in worker’s compensation benefits

Editor's note: This is part of an ongoing series called FYI, which examines Arizona stories and issues using multimedia and data.

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Roll the tape: Valley police departments deploy body cameras

An officer retrieves a small black box charging in the police station and mounts it onto his or her uniform before heading out for the day. Once the officer is on the job, the box is recording.

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Mesa delivers the world’s premier attack helicopter to international allies

MESA - The rotating blades of an Apache helicopter are a sound of power for U.S. and allied troops around the world. The protection from above is thanks to work being done right here in Mesa.


Consumer Reports: Not all tire treads performs equally

Before you pack up and head out for your Thanksgiving trip, you may want to give your car some extra attention, especially your tires. It’s a simple step and could mean the difference between being stuck on the side of the road for Thanksgiving or seated at the dinner table with family and friends.


2017 Final Four already building a legacy in Phoenix

Hosting events such as the Super Bowl earlier this year, the College Football Playoff National Championship Game in January 2016 and the Final Four in April 2017 brings in tourism and boosts the local economy – and often leaves another lasting mark.


San Carlos Apache bring fight against Oak Flat mine back to Congress

WASHINGTON - Tribal officials renewed their calls to block a copper mine on Arizona land they consider sacred, telling lawmakers Wednesday it is not only a spiritual violation but bad precedent "for all of Indian Country."


Badolato helps Suns’ teeth shine

Phoenix Suns small forward P.J. Tucker feels like it’s his second home. Not Talking Stick Resort Arena, but Dr. B’s office.


Arizona groups launch equity crowdfunding site to connect businesses with capital

The biggest challenge for Arizona entrepreneurs today is access to capital, said Dan Nienhauser, executive director of Arizona Collaboratory Inc.


Democrats announce $3.8 billion education-funding plan

Arizona House and Senate Democrats announced a plan they say would provide public schools an additional $3.8 billion over 10 years without raising taxes.


Gila River Indian Community opposes freeway on sacred land

As the future South Mountain Freeway breaks through the barriers of limited accessibility and traffic congestion, it creates a new obstacle by cutting through land that the Gila River Indian Community finds sacred.

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Stanton fights childhood hunger at elementary school event

Thousands of Arizona schoolchildren get help from federal programs that provide free or reduced lunches. Nevitt Elementary School in south Phoenix knows the programs all too well: more than 85 percent of the students depend on the food assistance.


Court: Cops can be ordered to provide DNA in probe of officer’s death

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court said Monday that Phoenix police were within their rights to take DNA samples from officers responding to the 2010 shooting death of a fellow officer, Sgt. Sean Drenth, near the State Capitol.