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Group homes get complete makeovers

Group homes get complete makeovers

The happy residents of the Boys Hope home finally see their fully remodeled home for the first time, after being away for a month.

Federal official visits child care center

Federal official visits child care center

Desert Mission Lincoln Learning Center students introduce themselves to U.S. Dept. of Education deputy secretary John B. King Jr.

Shopping center thriving in Sunnyslope

Shopping center thriving in Sunnyslope

Store manager TJ Arthur shows customer Ruth Soscia some of the summer items that are featured in the Sunnyslope store.

Local home gets new paint, windows

Local home gets new paint, windows

A team of volunteers from Wells Fargo, Rebuilding Together and AmeriCorps spent a weekend painting the 1963 Sunnyslope home.

Veterans honored with flag wall painting

Veterans honored with flag wall painting

The previously nondescript building that houses the VFW Post is now proudly sporting a large waving flag on its southern wall, thanks to a..

Volunteers sought to assist local TV show

Volunteers sought to assist local TV show

Charlotte Barnes lets out a happy “whoop!” as she hangs up the phone with a smile. “She got the check!” Barnes exclaims, beaming..

Local nonprofits putting people to work

Local nonprofits putting people to work

Douglas Criswell, Ashley Wain, Jeanelle Keys and Rich Carhuayo celebrate the grand opening of the new TumbleTees screenprint operation.

Behind the scenes of the president’s visit

Behind the scenes of the president’s visit

President Barack Obama talks with Central High School's John Biera and PUHSD superintendent Kent Scribner.

Local schools offer language classes

Local schools offer language classes

If you’ve ever wanted to learn more than just “hello” in a foreign language, perhaps 2015 will be the year you achieve that goal.

Music students perform at The Nash

Music students perform at The Nash

Students from Phoenix Conservatory of Music’s Jazz Ensemble rehearse at The Nash in downtown Phoenix.

Saving history for Native Americans

Saving history for Native Americans

Volunteer Lana Barrett (center) explains plans for renovating the old band building at what was once the U.S. Industrial Indian School.

Local resident heads to Mozambique

Local resident heads to Mozambique

“I consider it an honor to serve my country and our global community as a volunteer, and I’m thrilled to get started.”

Teen volunteer finds joy at visitor’s center

Teen volunteer finds joy at visitor’s center

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Dual-language classes are new trend

Dual-language classes are new trend

Alannah Monfred shows dad Robert Monfred her skills in Spanish during an open house at Madison Heights.

Two local businesses are ‘giving back’

Two local businesses are ‘giving back’

David Claffey repairs a bike in his new shop, started in honor of the memory of his twin brother, Kyle, who passed away last year from a..

Walmart to open June 11 in long-vacant space

Walmart to open June 11 in long-vacant space

Walmart Neighborhood Market employees stock the shelves in advance of the store’s grand opening in Sunnyslope, set for June 11.

Family turns passion for traveling into TV show

Family turns passion for traveling into TV show

Summer vacations for families typically means heading to the nearest theme park, beach or campground. Yet, one North Central family is..

Family turns passion for traveling into TV show

Enjoying a spectacular sunset at the Madikwe Game Reserve in South Africa are the members of the globe-trotting Simmons family, clockwise..

Local academy is winner of the ‘Recycle Bowl’

Local academy is winner of the ‘Recycle Bowl’

Phoenix Hebrew Academy's Yaakob Almoslino and Shmuel Brekan won with: “Reuse the things you throw away to help our Earth in every way."

North Central’s Walker continues ‘Fight’ of life

North Central’s Walker continues ‘Fight’ of life

North Central residents Nancy Walker and husband Jimmy Walker, founder of Celebrity Fight Night, visit with Muhammad Ali.

Restaurant plans at Sunbrite up in the air

Restaurant plans at Sunbrite up in the air

Baby Kay’s was expected to be a new restaurant tenant for the Sunbrite Corner strip center, but construction has stalled.

Local woman’s dogs make calendar cover

Local woman’s dogs make calendar cover

Shar-Pei and St. Bernard mixes Dolly (left) and Domo, made the cover of the 2014 Caring Canines Calendar produced by the AMDA Foundation.

Building a business from the ground up

Building a business from the ground up

Local inventor Brian Korsedal and a crew of volunteers sprawl on a structure they assembled at the Maker House in Tucson. Read more >>

Fostering a child takes love and patience

Fostering a child takes love and patience

Adoptive and foster parent Michelle Harrington plans out the week with her adopted daughter Luz and her three foster children.

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