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Smart dressers: Technology flourishes in wearable fashion designs

A model in a pink bodysuit and a red, high-waisted couture skirt featured smart technology designed to ease a woman’s menstrual cramps. Such smart technology was featured in the Wearables in Smart Fabrics Fashion Show in Phoenix.



One year later: Family of deported Arizona mom describes living a ‘nightmare’

This story is a follow-up to Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos' deportation, which took place in February of last year. Her children describe trying to adjust to life without their mother. Meanwhile, in Mexico, Guadalupe battles depression and struggles to begin a new life without her husband and children.


Colonias on the border struggle with decades-old water issues

YUMA, Ariz. – Nestor Alaniz didn’t get a permit to build a well in his mother’s backyard, and he didn’t get it inspected.

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Schools fail lead tests while many states don’t require testing at all

WASHINGTON, D.C. – When Ceon Dubose Palmore got thirsty at school, an administrator had to escort the 15-year-old past trash-bag-covered fountains to a faucet two floors down.


Arizona lawmakers give Trump’s first speech to Congress mixed reviews

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump delivered an hourlong speech to Congress Tuesday that, while short on detail, was long on rhetoric that kept Republican lawmakers jumping to their feet and Democrats mostly sitting on their hands.


Lawmakers host kids of deported mom to send message to Trump

WASHINGTON - Angel and Jacqueline Garcia de Rayos could have spent Tuesday celebrating their mother's 36th birthday, but the Mesa teens instead spent it in Washington instead to protest her deportation.


Deported mother temporarily reunited with kids in Mexico

NOGALES - After a whirlwind 48 hours during which she was detained, deported and taken to a migrant shelter in Mexico, Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos was temporarily reunited with her children.


Mesa mother at center of immigration protests deported

PHOENIX — The mother who sparked protests outside the ICE building after immigration authorities detained her has been deported to Nogales, Mexico.


National report card ranks state among worst for highway safety laws

WASHINGTON - Arizona was rated one of the most dangerous states in the nation for drivers and passengers due to its relative lack of highway safety laws, according to a national report card released Tuesday.


Backpage.com executives plead Fifth in hearing on sex trafficking

WASHINGTON - Executives of the online classifieds site Backpage.com refused to answer questions Tuesday from a Senate committee investigating claims that the site facilitated child sex trafficking through its adult ads section.


Weak Mexican peso affects families on both side of the border

PHOENIX- At the busy Tap Royal International bus station fluctuations in the peso-dollar exchange rate directly affect passengers traveling back and forth between Arizona and Mexico.