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Athletes’ indifference toward sports contributed to retirement of Trevor Browne’s Michael Fletcher

PHOENIX – After more than 20 years of coaching boys tennis at Trevor Browne, Michael Fletcher is stepping down. Among the reasons for his decision: “Kids are not interested in playing sports anymore.”


Children with a parent behind bars face deeper struggles with mental health

PHOENIX – A new study finds that children with an incarcerated parent are more prone to mental health struggles as kids and adults.


Heavy pro-Mexico crowd helps push team past Haiti and into Gold Cup final

GLENDALE - Over 60,000 fans, most of them supporting El Tri, showed up in Glendale to cheer Mexico on to a 1-0 victory over Haiti.


A child of two nations: Hope for ‘democracia’ in Peru spurs new parents

A newborn represents the vanguard of a new generation of Peruvians born to Venezuelan refugee parents


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.


Lawsuits, rallies protest Trump declaration of national border emergency

WASHINGTON - Hundreds gathered outside the White House to protest President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the southern border, a move the protesters called a "massive abuse of presidential power" that is not an actual emergency.


Move it: Educators encouraged by early results of Arizona recess law

PHOENIX – Recently passed Arizona recess law requiring two recess periods per day has already made a positive impact on students.


Border clashes in Tijuana have immigration advocates mobilized

PHOENIX – Asylum seekers face difficulties at the Mexican-American border with tear gas and border closures in Tijuana, but pro-immigrant groups want to help.


Foreign-born doctors are vital to Arizona’s rural communities

SHOW LOW – To fulfill their program requirement, foreign physicians are choosing to work in underserved areas, aiding many communities and people in need of medical services while these areas struggle to find more primary care physicians.


Phoenix Jewish community focuses on safety, solidarity after Pittsburgh massacre

PHOENIX – The Phoenix Jewish community is already planning on how they can make their synagogues safer after the Pittsburg massacre on Saturday that left 11 people dead.


Trump threat to use military to close the border met with skepticism

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump threatened to "seal the southern border" with troops if that's what it takes to stop the latest caravan of Central American migrants heading to the U.S., a tweet that was greeted skeptically in Washington where many saw it as a political ploy, not a policy statement.


One class at time: ‘Dreamers’ find it hard to afford college after court ruling

PHOENIX – The aftermath of the Arizona Supreme Court ruling that struck down in-state tuition for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients has placed a heavy financial burden to students wanting to continue their college education.