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Despite state law, marijuana still banned in subsidized housing in Arizona

Both medical and recreational marijuana are legal in Arizona. But because of federal law, HUD still bans marijuana use in any type of government-subsidized housing, such as Section 8 and public housing. Marijuana and housing advocates call the policy discriminatory and counterproductive.


‘I just like being able to breathe’: Phoenix travelers react to halt of travel mask mandate

PHOENIX – Many travelers at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport were relieved to fly without masks after a federal judge halted a mandate that has been in effect and extended several times since January 2021.


African American Reconstruction teams with pro sports organizations to empower Black community

PHOENIX – African American Reconstruction, a nonprofit organization that looks to tackle issues and educate people within the Black community, has partnered with professional sports teams to help its mission.


Trailblazing Jamie Boggs puts GCU athletics in national spotlight

PHOENIX – Phoenix native Jamie Boggs is using her unique experience to continue to build athletics, academics and her hometown community as vice president of athletics at Grand Canyon.


History repeating itself? Before Tiger Woods, Ben Hogan staged comeback after horrific car crash

PHOENIX – Tiger Woods’ return to the Masters after a horrific car crash has precedent: Ben Hogan, too, survived an accident and staged one of golf’s greatest comebacks.


From Arizona State to Kansas, Remy Martin ends college career as national champion

PHOENIX – Remy Martin was the face of ASU basketball. After his transfer to Kansas, Martin ended up becoming a national champion.


UFC standout John Moraga takes breaks from competition to focus on Maryvale, the community that raised him

PHOENIX — Phoenix John Moraga has participated in combats sports form a young age. He’s taking a break to give back to the community.


Tommy Lloyd: Arizona fans ‘have got to be better’ in NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament meeting with TCU

SAN DIEGO – Arizona coach Tommy Lloyd expressed frustration with the Wildcats fan base as well as the NCAA process of operating event attendance on the eve of the team’s meeting with TCU.


From bingo to bocce: Unified Sports, Special Olympics step up for people with intellectual disabilities

PHOENIX – Opportunities and resources were once minimal for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Special Olympics Arizona and Unified Sports are determined to change that.


Free Wi-Fi headed to Phoenix school districts to help end digital divide

PHOENIX – A project called the Digital Education Connection Canopy will provide free Wi-Fi to some Phoenix schools. The technology behind it could be the blueprint for a permanent solution to the digital divide.


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.


26 marijuana dispensary licenses available through Arizona equity program

PHOENIX – Social equity licenses to sell marijuana could help Arizonans, particularly those of color, who have been harmed by the long-running war on drugs.