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Pause on leasing public land for oil and gas extraction draws mixed reaction

PHOENIX – Land, and specifically what to do with land, has been among the most divisive topics in U.S. history since the arrival of European settlers in 1492. More than 500 years later, little has changed.


Leighton Accardo’s spirit guides Lyndsey Fry through 96-mile rollerblading fundraiser

PHOENIX – Lyndsey Fry, the Arizona Coyotes’ Director of External Engagement & Female Hockey and the President of the Arizona Kachinas Hockey Association, rollerbladed 96 miles across the Valley to raise money for a newly created scholarship fund in honor of Leighton Accardo.


‘Saving up for playoff money’: Suns fans excited to return to games, cheer on competitive team

PHOENIX - The Phoenix Suns allowed fans to attend their home games for the first time last week. They have yet to lose with fans in attendance.


From BMX bikes to Daytona 500: Glendale’s McDowell an unlikely, humble champion

PHOENIX – Glendale’s Michael McDowell wins Daytona 500 in an upset. Acquaintances back home remember him.


ASU commit Ty Murchison finds ‘home feeling’ in joining budding program

TEMPE – Ty Murchison is the second full-time U.S. NTDP player to commit to Arizona State. Murchison couldn’t resist smiling as he took in the “unreal experience” facing his future teammates last week at Oceanside Ice Arena.


Senior season in a pandemic: How COVID-19 altered futures of ASU athletes

PHOENIX – Many senior athletes at ASU had their final season of collegiate play canceled in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. That number has only grown as many fall and winter sports have been canceled or postponed due to the risks of the pandemic.


The other pandemic: Loneliness widespread with the loss of social connections

PHOENIX – Behavioral scientists say people suffer when their desire for belongingness is not met, and they feel they have become a burden to those around them. Both of these feelings have been amplified during COVID-19.


Making their pitch: Women on Angel City soccer club forging bonds with community

LOS ANGELES – Angel City FC, the newest women’s professional soccer franchise, arrives in 2022 but already is trying to impact women’s sports and the Los Angeles sports culture.


Not the ‘blue wave’ they hoped for, but Democrats made gains in 2020

WASHINGTON - For years, Democrats have argued that Arizona was about to turn blue. But while they grabbed the top two races on the ballot, Democrats made little headway in state, local or other congressional races - close, but not the "blue wave" they were hoping for.


If ancient drought choked the Southwest for centuries, what does the future hold?

Caves in the Great Basin of Nevada and Utah tell a story linking climate change to a “worst-case scenario” with potential impact on 56 million water users in the West.


Invisible chapters: Writing the Black community into stories of libraries, bookstores and publishing

TUCSON – The Kindred program at Tucson’s main library is one solution to a lack of African American representation in libraries, on bookshelves and at publishing houses.


Three Arizona tribal leaders on diverse slate of 11 electoral voters

WASHINGTON - The slate of 11 Democratic electors who will cast Arizona's Electoral College votes Monday for President-elect Joe Biden includes, for the first time, leaders of three tribes: the Gila River Indian Community, Navajo Nation and Tohono O'odham Nation.