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Arizonans share memories of their dads for Father’s Day

We asked Arizonans about their dads for Father's Day, and here's what we've heard from them so far:

Peter and Kate Peifer poses precariously at the Grand Canyon. Kate Peifer says she and her father share a love of learning as far back as she can remember.

‘Play like a girl’ is no insult in congresswomen, press charity game

WASHINGTON - Under a gray evening sky on a baseball field in Southeast Washington, two teams of women grabbed their gloves, shagged fly balls and took their turns at the plate.


United owner Eng hopes Copa America excitement is step toward bringing MLS team to Valley

GLENDALE — Thirteen-year old Braulio Estaco had never attended a soccer game, let alone a game as big as a Copa America match, before he arrived at the June 5 Group C contest between Mexico and Uruguay at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Supporters of the Mexican National Soccer Team pose with the Mexican flag just before the start of the game.

Phoenix resident brings unique health care perspective to D.C. summit

WASHINGTON - Of the thousands who flocked to Washington this week for the White House's United State of Women Summit, Phoenix native Grecia Magdaleno may have had a unique perspective.


Native American domestic violence survivors take to stage to share stories

WASHINGTON - Billie Jo Rich never imagined she would be telling anyone her story of surviving domestic violence - much less a room with hundreds of people.


Arizonans remember Muhammad Ali in Louisville

LOUISVILLE - It was 9:30 on a Friday night and Jimmy Walker, founder of Celebrity Fight Night, was sitting in his Phoenix kitchen with his wife Nancy, when he got the news.


Advocates rally for bill to include LGBT status on federal forms

WASHINGTON - The federal government does not have accurate data on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals, and guessing is no longer good enough at a time when LGBT issues are grabbing headlines, lawmakers said this week.


Brag about your dad or father figure

With Father's Day coming up, Cronkite News wants to hear your stories about fathers and father figures.

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Twenty years of D-backs drafts spotted with success stories

PHOENIX — The Diamondbacks selected Chris Owings out of Gilbert High School in South Carolina with the 41st pick of the 2009 MLB Draft.


Arizona Native Americans: Are you offended by the Washington Redskins name?

As the battle over whether or not to rename the NFL football team rages on, Cronkite News wants input from Arizonans about the controversial mascot.

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Our live coverage of the Ali remembrance

Cronkite reporters Krandall Brantley and Lindsey Wisniewski are in Louisville providing live coverage of the Ali remembrance. Check back here throughout the day for updates.


Giffords calls for civility in this ‘very negative’ campaign season

WASHINGTON - Former Rep. Gabby Giffords was back in Washington Thursday with her husband, Mark Kelly, calling for a more civil public discourse during a campaign season filled with what Kelly called "kind of historic poor rhetoric."