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Federal grant funds training of emergency medical services in rural communities

PHOENIX – $5.6 million has been awarded to rural communities for emergency medical services training in overdose and mental-health crisis cases. The grant is meant to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on smaller communities with fewer resources.


Brains and brawn: Embry-Riddle women’s soccer team excels on, off field

PHOENIX – At a university known for its aeronautical excellence, Embry-Riddle in Prescott is also known for the standout play of its women’s soccer team.


Fading inside: One family’s battle with Alzheimer’s amid the pandemic

MORRISVILLE, Pa. – The COVID-19 pandemic has exacted a grave toll on those with dementia. Some fell ill. Many died. Others saw their disease worsen amid isolation from loved ones. One Cronkite News reporter shares her family’s personal journey of living with Alzheimer’s during these unprecedented times.


Democrats continue to press for action against Gosar, call for censure

WASHINGTON - House Democrats continued to press for action Friday against Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Prescott, over a violent cartoon video that appears to show him attacking the president and killing a liberal House Democrat.


Anime animosity: Critics demand Gosar be investigated for violent tweet

WASHINGTON - Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Prescott, refused to back down Tuesday from his weekend tweet of a violent cartoon that appeared to show him and other House conservatives attacking President Joe Biden and a liberal House Democrat.


Phoenix is No. 1 in consumer transportation spending among all U.S. metros

PHOENIX – According to Consumer Expenditure Reports released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Phoenix spends more on transportation than any other metro area, particularly when it comes to car purchases.


USDA pledges to address longstanding discrimination against Black farmers

DOUGLAS – The U.S. Department of Agriculture plans to establish an equity commission to address decades of discrimination that have kept Black farmers from being successful.


Maricopa County moves to curb the opioid crisis with the approval of lawsuit settlement

PHOENIX – Maricopa County announced Wednesday that it will grant $80 million of settlement money from pharmaceutical companies to nonprofits and those harmed by the opioid epidemic.


Winter is coming: Arizona ski area receives first snow of the season

PHOENIX - Sunrise Park Resort had the first sight of snow in Arizona on Wednesday. As all of Arizona’s ski resorts begin to ramp up for another winter, they face the additional challenge of a lingering COVID-19 pandemic.


Expanded Child Tax Credit program did a ‘world of good,’ politicians say

PHOENIX – Since its rollout in July, the expanded Child Tax Credit program has received praise from government officials and advocates who call it a solution to “combating economic hardship and poverty in Arizona.”


Arizona players reflect as Navy, Air Force meet on anniversary of 9/11

WASHINGTON - Saturday’s football game between Air Force and Navy will be the 54th between the two teams - and their first meeting on 9/11, leaving one Arizona-born Navy player with "goosebumps just thinking about it."


Transgender people have higher risk of heart health issues, experts say

PHOENIX — Transgender people experience elevated levels of heart health risks due to levels of stress present in this demographic, and may also avoid preventative care providers due to stigma and fear of mistreatment. Transgender men and women have a four times higher risk of heart attack than people who identify as the gender with which they were born.

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