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California wildfire death toll rises to 44; Arizona firefighters assisting efforts

LOS ANGELES – Arizona officials plan to send about 150 firefighters and dozens of engines to California to help fight wildfires there. The wildfires sweeping across Southern California have destroyed hundreds of homes, ravaged beloved landmarks and park space and killed at least two people and injured several more.


Attorney General race: January Contreras touts her public service

Arizona Attorney General candidate January Contreras, endorsed by former President Barack Obama and former Vice President Joe Biden, is running on a platform dedicated to public service and political transparency.


Lack of trust in law enforcement hinders reporting of LGBTQ crimes

Violent crimes and other hate incidents against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans are consistently not reported and prosecuted because of chronic distrust between the LGBTQ community and police.


Millions are victims of hate crimes, though many never report them

Many victims of hate crimes are reluctant to report them, and reported crimes do not always lead to arrests, prosecutions or even a record of hate crimes.


Free speech or hate speech? Americans struggle to decide when that line is crossed

Many people struggle with the boundary between offensive protest speech and hate speech.


‘Stay positive’: Liberty High football’s Hunzinger finds inspiration in cancer diagnosis

Even thought Liberty High School football standout Zach Hunzinger was diagnosed recently with osteosarcoma, a type of bone cancer, he is determined to continue playing football and hopes to inspire others.



Advocacy group warns public about ‘regressive’ policies on environment, solar industry

Members of a nonprofit environmental advocacy group on Thursday urged the public to pay attention to governmental policies they call "regressive."


Military accepts transgender recruits, but advocates won’t give up fight

WASHINGTON - Transgender individuals will be able to openly enlist, re-enlist and serve in the military beginning Jan. 1. Advocates in Arizona welcomed the shift, but don't believe this is the end of their fight.


Mexico seeks edge with high-tech ‘Agroparks’

COLON, Queretaro, Mexico - On 700 acres of what looks like industrial park lies is could be Mexico’s farming future – Agropark, government-backed high-tech greenhouses that use high-tech methods to grow specialized products for export.


Mexicans work to reclaim corn as their own

QUERETARO, Mexico - NAFTA has battered small Mexican farmers, but plans to renegotiate the trade pact have prompted a grassroots and political push here to reclaim a trade that was once at the heart of Mexico.


Once a victim, Cardinals running back Johnson supports anti-bullying campaign

PHOENIX— Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson is no stranger to the issue of childhood bullying.