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Kinaaldá: A Navajo girl comes of age in traditional ceremony

LUPTON – Kieloh Nellie Poolah, 11, came of age in the eyes of her Navajo community in February. Surrounded by four generations of women in her family, she completed a series of tasks and hours of prayer to complete the Kinaaldá ceremony.


Wilderness of the world: Reconnecting with nature helps struggling teens, families heal

TONTO NATIONAL FOREST – Teenagers struggling with depression, bipolar disorder, substance abuse and other issues are walking through their problems, thanks to the Anasazi program.


Why are so many horses dying? Turf Paradise looks to find answers

PHOENIX – A spike in horse fatalities at Turf Paradise have left the track searching for answers.


Venezuelans in Peru worry that media’s focus on crime spurs lies, hatred

As Peru works to take in more than 700,000 migrants from Venezuela, social media stokes unwarranted fears of crime and violence.


Robocalls hit 3 million a day in Arizona, but help may be on the way

WASHINGTON – Despite efforts to block them, robocalls keep coming, with almost 3,2 million such calls made per day to Arizona phone numbers in the first four months of this year. New regulations and new technologies might help stem the tide, but not everyone is convinced.


With Venezuela in turmoil, migrants and refugees turn to Peru

Peru has welcomed with open arms more than 700,000 Venezuelan migrants. The inflow is both a test and an opportunity for the country’s economy.


Mexico becomes top U.S. trade partner for first time

HERMOSILLO, Mexico – Mexico has long been Arizona’s top trade partner. Now, for the first time, our southern neighbor is also the No. 1 trade partner with the United States.


Low and slow: Car clubs celebrate unique lowrider culture of the Southwest

SAN DIEGO – San Diego’s Day at the Bay showcase wows audiences with lowriders from car clubs across the Southwest.


As Hermosillo grows at the edges, some see a future in the center

HERMOSILLO, Mexico – Hermosillo, Mexico, has tripled in area since 1990, but there are signs of revitalization in the city’s charming center.


Tucson’s Benedictine Monastery more than just a shelter for migrant families

TUCSON – The Casa Alitas shelter at the Benedictine Monastery in Tucson provides transportation, medical care and guidance for migrants claiming asylum in the United States.


House Ethics panel releases details in ongoing probe of Schweikert

WASHINGTON - The House Ethics Committee released details of its probe of Rep. David Schweikert, R-Fountain Hills, that began last year finding "substantial reason to believe" he may have approved improper office expenditures and campaign contributions.


‘A really sad night’: Beloved sports shrine Don & Charlie’s closes its doors

SCOTTSDALE – After nearly 40 years in business, Don & Charlie’s closed its doors Wednesday night leaving behind a full legacy.