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Arizonans Built This 15,000-Member Gardening Community

Valley residents are placing clippings, seeds, produce, decorations, and more outside their homes to connect with other plant lovers.  

Planned Parenthood
Your Guide to Reproductive Resources In Arizona

The Phoenix-based organization Instituto has compiled a list of resources to help Arizonans looking for medical information, volunteer opportunities, and more. 

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Arizona Remittances to Mexico Continued to Surge Through Pandemic

The economic upheaval of the pandemic did little to slow the remittances sent home to Mexico by workers in Arizona.

a makeshift memorial for Indigenous children who have died
US Grappling with Native American Boarding School History

At least 500 children died at some of the schools, but that number is expected to reach into the thousands or tens of thousands as more research is done.

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More Funds Sought for Drone Inspections of Transportation Infrastructure

Bipartisan legislation sponsored by Rep. Greg Stanton would bring more money to Arizona to use drones to inspect roads, bridges, and other infrastructure.

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NAU’s Smart Bike Technology Can Detect Damaged Pathways

A team of Northern Arizona University engineering students and professors has created a sensor that connects to a bicycle to detect dips and jolts in pathways.

Pima County Medical Examiner Dr. Greg Hess goes over daily death numbers at the medical examiner's office, Wednesday, July 29, 2020, in Tucson, Ariz. Arizona has seen a 20% rise in its overall number of deaths in the first seven months of 2020 - and not all of them have been directly attributed to the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Pima County Medical Examiners Hit With Sharp Increase in COVID-19 Cases

As the nation enters a third year under the threat of COVID-19, Arizona medical examiners say they are struggling to keep up with rising caseloads driven largely by rising deaths from the virus at a time when there is a shortage in forensic pathologists.

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Care and Comfort: From Horses to Micro-Mini Cows, Animals Can Help with Human Ailments

Animal-assisted therapy is a growing form of therapy that can help people of all ages both mentally and physically by relying on the unique bond between animals and humans.