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Rising to the cause: Team honors O’odham community with unique jerseys

PHOENIX - With the celebration of Indigenous Peoples’ Day, the Phoenix Rising wore warm-up jerseys paying tribute to the community, its members and its water. All proceeds from the selling of the jersey go to Three Precious Miracles non-profit organization.


Sunblock for streets: Cool pavement curbs heat in Phoenix, but more testing is needed

PHOENIX – The results of Phoenix’s cool pavement study give reason for optimism, but researchers and project administrators say more testing is needed.


Punt, pass and teach social, emotional learning skills: Best coaches adjust priorities

PHOENIX - Coaches tend to make or break a child’s relationship with a sport. Equipping coaches with the proper social and emotional learning skills necessary to mentoring children on how to be better athletes and more importantly, how to be better individuals, is vital to the future of athletics.


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.


New law prohibits vehicles blocking sidewalks, punishable by a $250 fine

PHOENIX – A new law makes blocking sidewalks with vehicles a crime, meant to keep walkways clear for all pedestrians. It was one of 12 laws that took effect Wednesday.


COVID vaccine, testing sites still working to provide free resources to Phoenix area

PHOENIX – Even as COVID-19 vaccination rates decrease, mobile events are being held in the Phoenix area to provide testing and vaccines to community members.


Two Arizona women racing through gender barrier with help from Tucson Speedway

PHOENIX – Female racers have been in the shadows in a male-dominated sport. Two Arizona women are breaking the gender barrier with the support of Tucson Speedway.


Preserving the force of Navajo language: Dubbing ‘Star Wars: A New Hope’

FLAGSTAFF – Star Wars: A New Hope” was dubbed into the 700-year-old language of the Navajo in 2013 and now streams for subscribers of Disney+. The museum director who launched the dub sees it as a method of language preservation, with parallels between the tribe and “Star Wars.


Attorneys, advocates reflect on new Native American Voting Rights bill

The Native American Voting Rights Act aims to address voting barriers related to addresses, IDs and delivering ballot in tribal areas.


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.


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.


Pet owners urged to keep close eye on animals during extreme heat

When the summer brings high temperatures and higher humidity, the Arizona Humane Society ramps up its efforts to rescue pets left outside.