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‘Remain in Mexico’ migrant policy resumes, even as feds vow to end it

WASHINGTON - The Trump-era "remain in Mexico" policy will resume Monday, after the Mexican government agreed to accept migrants who are turned away at the border and forced to wait in Mexico for their hearing.


White House orders workplace vaccinations, state officials vow fight

WASHINGTON - Just hours after the Biden administration issued regulations Thursday to require that businesses mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for their workers, Arizona officials were vowing to fight what one called a "direct attack" on personal liberty.


Pinal County farmer struggles to grow crops with less water

CASA GRANDE – Nancy Caywood has worked on her grandfather’s farm in Pinal County since she was young. She should have a full field of alfalfa now, but since the San Carlos Irrigation District shut off her water because of drought, her fields are empty and dry.


Team culture, international flavor fuel fast start for ASU women’s soccer

PHOENIX – With help from players all over the planet, such as Lucy Johnson and Nicole Douglas, the ASU women’s soccer program is developing an other-worldly culture.


3 ex-Suns among former NBA players charged in scheme to defraud league health care plan

PHOENIX - Nineteen people, including three former Suns, were charged with health care fraud after filing claims worth almost $4 million to the NBA’s Health and Welfare Benefit Plan for medical and dental services they didn’t receive.


Centennial remembers football standout Zach Hoffpauir, a life taken too soon

PEORIA - The Centennial High School football team retired the No. 31 to honor the late Zach Hoffpauir, who passed away in May 2020 after unknowingly taking a pill laced with fentanyl.


Brnovich joins Ducey, vows to block Biden’s business vaccine mandate

WASHINGTON - The Biden administration plan to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for workers in large companies is likely weeks away from being implemented, but Arizona officials are already lining up with pledges to stop it.


Defense could be difference maker as ASU football chases conference title

PHOENIX - Arizona State coach Herm Edwards is known for his defensive expertise. Now, in his fourth season at the helm of the program, the Sun Devils are poised to make an impact in the Pac-12.


With water dwindling in the Southwest, Arizona plans for coming restrictions

The federal government declared a water shortage for much of the Southwest last week, resulting in the first mandatory cutbacks for some who draw from the Colorado River. The first to see cuts will be farmers in central Arizona.


Palo Verde generator helps Southwest meet climate goals, but future of nuclear is debated

PHOENIX – A new NREL study finds that LA could eliminate fossil fuels from its power grid by 2035. The Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station west of Phoenix is part of the solution, but critics say it's a temporary solution to meet climate goals in both California and Arizona.


‘Dog-flipping’ on the rise as more Americans seek companionship during pandemic

PHOENIX – With many people searching for companions during the pandemic, dog thieves are reselling of desirable pooches for thousands of dollars.


ASU basketball watches Jaelen House enter transfer portal, secures key 6-11 recruit

TEMPE - The Sun Devils face a slew of departures this offseason but the unexpected loss of Jaelen House, who entered the transfer portal last week, could turn out to be one of the biggest losses of the offseason.