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  • Christmas Angel program sign-up draws thousands in Mesa

    Thousands lined up in Mesa to sign up their children as recipients of the Christmas Angel program.
  • Study: Women who quit smoking live 10 years longer

    Women who quit smoking before age 40 reduce their risk of dying by nearly 90 percent; those who quit before age 30 can remove up to 97 percent of the risk of premature death, according to researchers from Oxford University.
  • Hands-on work: Locals promote community gardens

    Kenny Barrett kneels to show a guest some highlights of this garden: flashy trout's back lettuce, Red Russian kale, arugula, three types of beets and a popular Mediterranean vegetable.
  • Obscure Phoenix group donates to campaign against Democrat

    An obscure Phoenix-based nonprofit that continued pouring money into campaigns against two ballot propositions this week also funded a mailing opposing a Democrat running for state House.
  • DNA test clears suspect of sex-assault charges

    A Scottsdale man has been cleared in two sexual assault cases through forensics.
  • Cultural center hosts Day of Dead celebration

    The Arizona Latino Arts and Cultural Center will be hosting the ¡Viva La Vida! Día de Los Muertos Inaugural Festival on Friday.
  • Lack of young long-haul truckers concerns industry

    The next generation of long-haul truckers is a growing concern.
  • Economists: Arizona will add 61,000 jobs in 2013

    Arizona economists are estimating the state will add about 61,000 jobs in 2013.
  • BBB warns against buying cars from East Coast

    The Better Business Bureau is warning car buyers that vehicle damaged by superstorm Sandy could be ending up on some unscrupulous dealers' lots.
  • Young team working to get out Latino vote

    Members of Team Awesome are confident they'll make change happen this election.
  • Weekend events for Nov. 2-4

    Looking for something to do this weekend in the Valley? The list below offers a few options.
  • Program allows some high schoolers to finish early

    Wickenburg High School sophomore Carrigan Moebs hopes to prove she is ready to move on sooner than the traditional four years.
  • Stores: Amazon sales tax deal helps level playing field

    Changing Hands is one of many brick-and-mortar retailers celebrating an agreement between Amazon.com and Arizona over sales-tax collection.
  • Salvation Army worries about post-Sandy donations

    Valley charities are hoping that donations to help victims of Hurricane Sandy don't cause a dropoff in local giving.
  • Weekend freeway restrictions Nov. 2-5

    Drivers can expect a relatively painless weekend, but a closure in the north Valley could complicate things for some residents.