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Valley clinic provides access to free medical care for immigrant community

PHOENIX - It can be daunting to try and get health care when someone does not speak the language or does not have the legal status to navigate an already complicated system.

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P.E. teacher named 2018 Teacher of the Year

PHOENIX –  P.E. teacher Josh Meibos held back tears as he was named the Arizona Teacher of the Year, seven years after he leaped from a job as a retail store manager to a career in education.

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House extends children’s health coverage, but Senate outlook unclear

WASHINGTON - The House Friday passed a GOP bill to extend the Children's Health Insurance Program for five years by pulling funds from other programs under Obamacare, angering Democrats who called the cuts unnecessary.


Education leaders demand Ducey give teachers 20 percent raises

PHOENIX – Leaders of a major Arizona teacher organization said Friday they were outraged when Gov. Doug Ducey reportedly gave several members of his staff 20 percent raises while teachers are getting a one percent salary increase, saying educators deserve more money.

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After the end of DACA, supporters and dissenters look to DREAM Act

PHOENIX — Two weeks after DACA was rescinded by President Donald Trump, many supporters and dissenters have now shifted their focus to the DREAM Act.

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As ‘gig economy’ grows, labor experts split on whether it’s good or bad

WASHINGTON - Most workers will get holiday pay if they clock in on Labor Day, but for a rapidly growing sector of the labor force it could be just another day on the job.


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.


Millions consumed potentially unsafe water in the past 10 years

WOLFFORTH, Texas – As many as 63 million people – nearly a fifth of the country – from rural central California to the boroughs of New York City, were exposed to potentially unsafe water more than once during the past decade, according to a News21 investigation of 680,000 water quality and monitoring violations from the Environmental Protection Agency.


Presidents’ fitness councils make slow progress against childhood obesity

WASHINGTON - When a study showed American youth were significantly more obese than their European peers, it shocked the president into creating a council aimed at combating the childhood obesity epidemic and increasing physical fitness throughout the country.


Pork barreling on: Report shows ‘pork barrel’ spending continues rise

WASHINGTON - Despite the "tireless work" of Arizona Sens. Jeff Flake and John McCain, the number and cost of pork-barrel projects have continued to rise, jumping by over 30 percent this year, a new report says.


Senators call limits on trade, travel with Cuba a travel ban in reverse

WASHINGTON - Cuban business owners were in Washington Tuesday with a message for U.S. officials - if you want freedom on the island, trade freely with its people.


Researcher: LGBT couples may face depression, pressures under weight of discrimination

TEMPE – Aryana Dahlgren, a 19-year-old college student, identifies as a gay woman, but has not come out to her family.