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Pride of Navajo Nation: Diné College works to rebuild rodeo program amid the pandemic

TSAILE – In the heart of the Navajo Nation lies Diné College, home to a once-prominent rodeo program riddled with issues from COVID. Now the school is trying to return the program to the collegiate rodeo championships.


Asians, other minorities fear attacks because of race, survey finds

PHOENIX – An NPR report found that one in four Asian households in the U.S. fear physical and verbal attacks because of their race. Studies show mental health issues related to economic inequalities increased across the country during the surge in COVID-19 cases tied to the delta variant.


Design chosen for quarter commemorating Cherokee Chief Wilma Mankiller

The design of the Wilma Mankiller commemorative quarter has been released by the U.S. Mint. It’s the third coin of the American Women’s Quarters program, which honors five women in American life.


Unlevel pitch: The path to professional soccer is tougher for girls than boys

PHOENIX – Pathways to the professional level vary by gender in youth soccer, where girls and boys have disparate opportunities to sign a professional contract as a minor.


Kim Cota-Robles breaking barriers as Latina PA announcer for Tucson Roadrunners

PHOENIX – Tucson native Kim Cota-Robles is making history as hockey’s first Latina PA announcer, impressing Roadrunners fans and paving the way for women in sports.


Fading inside: One family’s battle with Alzheimer’s amid the pandemic

MORRISVILLE, Pa. – The COVID-19 pandemic has exacted a grave toll on those with dementia. Some fell ill. Many died. Others saw their disease worsen amid isolation from loved ones. One Cronkite News reporter shares her family’s personal journey of living with Alzheimer’s during these unprecedented times.


Hope and resilience in action: Navajo Nation continues battle against COVID

TUBA CITY – Residents of Tuba City on the Navajo Nation remain active in battling COVID-19, and they reflect on the hardships and hope that accompanied them for the past year and a half.


Cardinals players to wear customized cleats against Rams to support meaningful charities

PHOENIX – Sixteen Cardinals players will wear customized cleats against the Rams Monday night to represent organizations that are important to them.


‘Every penny counts’: Phoenix restaurants struggle to find food and workers while keeping prices low

PHOENIX – Restaurants across metro Phoenix are struggling to find a balance between finding quality ingredients without breaking the bank and raising prices. Restaurants also are experiencing staffing shortages and shipping complications that make it harder to stay in business.


Protesters urge Sen. Kelly to support bill to protect sacred Oak Flat

PHOENIX – About 20 protestors gathered in front of Sen. Mark Kelly’s office to urge him to save Oak Flat, a sacred Indigenous site near Superior, from copper mining.


13 and counting: How far can streaking Phoenix Suns go?

PHOENIX - As the Phoenix Suns stretch their winning streak farther and farther, the target on their backs grows bigger and bigger. Not that they mind, because in their eyes, they are hunters, not prey.


‘Historical’ infusion of dollars resuscitates marginalized arts and cultural groups

PHOENIX – Eighty-eight community nonprofit cultural organizations are coming back to life after the pandemic, thanks to $2.65 million in federal COVID-relief aid targeting the arts in marginalized communities. The money was allocated by the Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture.