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Expanded Child Tax Credit program did a ‘world of good,’ politicians say

PHOENIX – Since its rollout in July, the expanded Child Tax Credit program has received praise from government officials and advocates who call it a solution to “combating economic hardship and poverty in Arizona.”


From farm to table, immigrants feed America

Immigrants held together every sector of American life during the COVID-19 pandemic yet faced inequities and little help.


ASU partnership provides free hearing services to low-income Arizonans

PHOENIX – The Speech and Hearing Clinic at ASU, in partnership with the Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing, has launched a program to provide free hearing care to low-income Arizonans.


Navigating college recruiting process proved challenging for sand volleyball standout during pandemic

PHOENIX – A lack of spots due to funding, limited campus tours, and being evaluated solely on film are just some of the obstacles that Arcadia High School senior Lauren Sayre encountered while deciding where she would play sand volleyball at the collegiate level.


Navajo health director named to Biden’s advisory board on COVID-19

WASHINGTON - President-elect Joe Biden has said dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic will be one of the first orders of business for his administration, and the director of the Navajo Health Department will be there to advise him on it.


Lost on the front lines: Health care workers in Southwest who died fighting COVID-19

Health care workers faced serious dangers during the pandemic, and some lost their lives caring for others.


Election updates: Voters defy COVID, misgivings to make their voices heard

Millions of Arizona residents have already voted in this swing state but people are showing up in person at polls around Arizona to vote for President Trump or Joe Biden for president, for or against Proposition 207 to legalize recreational marijuana and Prop 208 to fund education.


Neither youth nor pandemic can stop Xavier girls golf from winning 37th state title

TUCSON – The Xavier Prep Gators held off the Pinnacle Pioneers by three strokes to take home the Division I girls golf state title.


Arizona natives Cody Bellinger, Aaron Slegers represent opposite sides in World Series

PHOENIX - Arizona natives Cody Bellinger, Aaron Slegers represent opposite sides in a World Series featuring the Los Angeles Dodgers and Tampa Bay Rays.


Can Safford’s Gaethje 2.0 upset undefeated Nurmagomedov at UFC’s Fight Island?

Safford-born Justin Gaethje looks to dethrone reigning lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov on Fight Island.


Xavier, Pinnacle girls golf teams set to battle for State Preview title

Xavier and Pinnacle will be among the top girls golf programs competing in the State Preview invitational tournament, a week ahead of the state championships.


Next Generation: Grappling with loss of life and connection, Native youth transform into the leaders of tomorrow

PHOENIX – With COVID-19 disproportionately affecting tribal nations, Native youth are stepping up to help others, preserve their culture and start the healing process.