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Foster parents must adapt to tougher DCS safety inspections

WADDELL - Before welcoming a newborn into their home, Michelle and Scott Medved prepared as many parents would. They installed magnetic locks on their cabinets, put together a detailed first aid kit and carefully plotted out an evacuation plan, marking the exits in each room in their home.


Farmers worried possible import tax will hurt border produce business

IMURIS, Mexico - Mexican music blares over the speakers of greenhouse located in Sonora, an hour drive south of the border, where workers tend to 60,000 tomato plants with bunches of fruit just turning scarlet. The destination after harvest: grocery stores across the United States.


Legislator wants to add computer coding to Arizona’s public and charter schools

PHOENIX – Recognize this language? ¿Cual es su nombre?


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.


Mickelson’s legacy looms large over Phoenix Open, ASU after 25 years

SCOTTSDALE - It has been 25 years since PGA great Phil Mickelson graduated from Arizona State, but his legacy has only expanded -- especially for the latest generation of Sun Devil golfers.


Tribal members at Tohono O’odham Nation’s annual rodeo worried about Border Wall

TOHONO O’ODHAM NATION - On a cloudless morning in the southern Arizona town of Sells, Native Americans from across the state braced 40-degree temperatures to wrangle livestock and stay atop violently-gyrating bulls.


Donald Trump elected the 45th president of the United States

PHOENIX – Donald Trump, the real estate mogul and businessman who resonated with white working-class Americans, rode a powerful wave of support on Tuesday in Arizona and across much of the country to become the 45th president of the United States.

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Hillary Clinton works to turn AZ red votes blue

TEMPE – Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton made a pitched plea Wednesday night for Arizona voters, focusing her courtship on embracing Latinos and other diverse voters in a race that is tightening six days before the election.


Undocumented immigrants find sanctuary in north Phoenix church

PHOENIX - Ismael, a 46-year-old undocumented immigrant, accepted an offer of sanctuary from a north Phoenix church shortly after he received his deportation letter in August 2015.


Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s lawyer calls contempt charge ‘political’

PHOENIX - Two weeks before the toughest election in his 24-year career, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio was charged Tuesday with criminal contempt of court.


Advocates worry rape kit backlog will discourage victims, enable offenders

WASHINGTON - A state task force said Arizona has thousands more untested rape kits than originally thought, a problem that advocates fear could undermine efforts to get victims to come forward while giving serial offenders a "free pass."

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Poll: Arizona voters still split on Prop 205 to legalize marijuana

About half of Arizona voters still support Proposition 205, the ballot measure to relax legal restrictions on recreational marijuana use, but the percentage of those opposed increased by two percentage points in recent weeks, according to the most recent Arizona Republic/Morrison/Cronkite News poll.