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Brnovich amends vaccine mandate lawsuit to include Phoenix first responders

PHOENIX – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has amended his suit against the Biden administration’s mandate that all federal employees and contractors be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January and added Phoenix fire and police associations.


Anime animosity: Critics demand Gosar be investigated for violent tweet

WASHINGTON - Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Prescott, refused to back down Tuesday from his weekend tweet of a violent cartoon that appeared to show him and other House conservatives attacking President Joe Biden and a liberal House Democrat.


Former Marcos de Niza kicker keeps moving forward after car crash

PHOENIX – Former Marcos de Niza kicker Krysten Muir was paralyzed from the waist down after a roll-over accident near Payson in January. Since then, she has relearned how to walk and is inspiring others. And the Arizona Cardinals and Desert Financial Foundation have established a scholarship to honor her by helping other “determined, resilient and impactful student athletes.”


Phoenix Rising fans rely on watch parties to show support when team is away from home

PHOENIX - Phoenix Rising FC has found a way to keep its fans engaged when the team is on the road. Watch parties are held at a variety of restaurants and bars.


ASU expects a physical, passionate matchup when PAC-12 South undefeated teams battle Saturday

TEMPE - The Sun Devils are going into hostile territory when they travel to Utah Saturday night. The Utes have been historically great at home and they look to extend their home win streak.


Arizonans hopeful that focus on missing Indigenous persons may pay off

WASHINGTON - Duane Garvais-Lawrence pulled into Washington, D.C., Friday, ending his second annual coast-to-coast trip to bring attention to the problem of missing and murdered Indigenous women - a trip he hopes he does not have to make again.


Essential but ignored: How day care powered the pandemic workforce

The pandemic exposed how vulnerable and essential child care providers are in America. The median hourly wage is $10.31, and most workers receive no benefits, but they play a crucial role in getting people back to work.


From tragedy to triumph: Suns’ Chris Paul, Monty Williams share deep bond

PHOENIX – Chris Paul and Monty Williams have been through a lot together. They reunited in Phoenix, where the Suns will play Game 1 of the NBA Finals.


D-I-S-R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Widespread appreciation grows for Devin Booker after regular season indifference

PHOENIX - Phoenix Suns fans long lamented Devin Booker was the most disrespected player in the NBA. His performance in the playoffs has raised his national profile, leading to widespread Booker appreciation


Best in history? That’s what Suns’ Ayton thinks about 2018 NBA draft class

PHOENIX – During the Suns’ successful quest to eliminate the Lakers in the Western Conference quarterfinals, Suns center Deandre Ayton averaged 15.8 points and earned a shooting percentage of 77.6.


Do voting laws protect or restrict access? House echoes state debate

WASHINGTON - House members stuck largely to talking points at a hearing on the effect that voter ID laws have on election access, with Republicans dismissing suggestions that they hit minority voters harder and Democrats citing a string of studies that say they do.


‘Last responders’ answer the call to bury the dead in a year of unprecedented tragedy

PHOENIX – Sometimes called the “last responders,” funeral home workers overcame challenges this past year to help bury the many victims of COVID-19.