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Arizona felons have steep path to restore voting rights

PHOENIX - Michele Keller has been out of prison for nearly a decade.


Downtown Phoenix development highlights need for walkable streets

PHOENIX - Downtown Phoenix streets, once scattered with vacant lots and modest housing, are now abuzz with the ceaseless sounds of cranes, backhoes and tractors.

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Mexican shoppers surge across the border for lower prices in US

NOGALES, MEXICO — The pedestrian crossing line into the United States winds out of the port of entry building and into the city on an early weekday afternoon. As those waiting mingle in line, others return to Mexico coming the other way, arms heavy with shopping bags.


Arizona utility executive calls for more transparency in rate-setting

WASHINGTON - Arizona Electric Power Cooperative CEO Patrick Ledger told a House panel Wednesday that federal power administrations are keeping local utilities in the dark when it comes to what's in their bill.


Food too ugly to eat gets a makeover that feeds 500

TEMPE - An Arizona State University department is giving ugly food a makeover, trying to change the way consumers shop for produce.


Visitors from Mexico spend Easter vacations and money in Arizona

NOGALES, SONORA -- A two week Easter break in Mexico translated into long lines at the Nogales border crossing for Isauro Perez and his family who were headed for shopping in Tucson.


Nogales produce imports continue to rise as vegetable growing shifts to Mexico

NOGALES -- Produce imports through Nogales remain on the rise as the produce-growing industry shifts further into Mexico, despite concerns of inadequate customs staffing at the port of entry.

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Chefs and restaurant inspectors share responsibility to keep food safe

Chefs and health inspectors approach dining out in different ways but share a common goal: to reward your trust in restaurants by making sure food is safe for you to eat.


Auto title loans offer quick holiday cash but critics warn about mounting debt

The commercials and online ads for auto title loans make them appear especially enticing during the holiday season when many families need extra cash.

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Developers turn historic Welnick Marketplace in downtown Phoenix into adaptive reuse project

The historic Welnick Bros. Marketplace building in downtown Phoenix has sat vacant for the past decade. But now, developers plan to restore it as an adaptive reuse project with restaurant, retail and entertainment space.

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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.


WHO report: Bacon and other processed meats cause cancer

Before you throw the bacon on the frying pan or order the meat lover’s pizza you may want to reconsider, after you read about the risks. A United Nations agency report released Monday stated that processed meat causes colorectal cancer, and that red meat probably causes cancer.