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State GOP looks to clear nomination path for Trump by canceling primary

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's road to renomination could get easier through Arizona, with the state Republican Party looking to join three other states and drop its presidential primary next year - a move used before by both Democrats and Republicans in the state.


Heat-relief shelters are helpful, but their hours of operation limit effectiveness

PHOENIX – There are scores of locations in metro Phoenix where homeless and low-income people can get relief from extreme heat. But most operate during daylight hours only, leaving the vulnerable to fend for themselves overnight.


Wildfire-vulnerable communities search for ways to live with growing threat

SHINGLETOWN, Calif. – Despite federal fire suppression costs quadrupling and an increase in employed firefighters, the damages caused by wildfires has increased fivefold.


A big deal: Just before the trade deadline, Diamondbacks ship Greinke, acquire Leake

PHOENIX – As trade deadline clock ticks, Diamondbacks trade Zack Greinke, acquire Mike Leake.

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Tourism tension in Instagram age: $1 billion in AZ taxes, challenges to preservation

PHOENIX – Tourism continues to expand in Arizona, a boon for jobs, development and tax revenue, but the growth presents challenges to preserving the natural beauty that draws visitors to the state.


‘It’s been a good summer’: Phoenix Suns regroup as season approaches

PHOENIX – As the Phoenix Suns look to secure their first winning record in six seasons, the front office assured onlookers that the moves they’ve made this summer will provide both immediate and long-term success.


Venezuelan artists strive to survive, make a difference in Peru

Talented Venezuelan migrants in Peru share their stories about trying to earn a living through art.


Arizona farmers can legally grow industrial hemp, but will they take the risk?

CASA GRANDE – Paco Ollerton, a third-generation cotton farmer, is carefully looking at growing industrial hemp – a crop that has attracted many with its environmentally friendly claims – this summer, as it will be legal to grow in the state May 31.


Electric scooter companies fight to keep rolling in Mexico and U.S.

MEXICO CITY – Like in metro Phoenix, electric shared scooters arrived in Mexico City with disruptive technologies and concerns. While some see in them innovation and an opportunity to fight urban problems such as air pollution or traffic, others think that these vehicles need to be regulated — or even eradicated.


El Niño predicted to linger through summer, but what does that mean for Arizona?

PHOENIX – Arizona’s wet winter was fueled by a climatological pattern known as El Niño, and forecasters say the pattern is expected to last through the summer. But that doesn’t necessarily mean a wetter monsoon.


Could CBD be the miracle athletes are looking for?

PHOENIX – In this podcast, Jacob Lev speaks with Ricky Williams and John Callahan about CBD, a fast-rising product showing promise in numerous medical applications.


Population of migrating monarchs dwindling, but experts say it’s not all doom and gloom

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. – The monarch butterfly is being considered for federal protection, but not all experts agree it’s endangered. Citizen scientists are playing a pivotal role in providing data to determine whether they should be.