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For now, no border wall will split Cocopah reservation along the Colorado River

TUSCON – The Cocopah Indian Tribe has lived along the river delta for centuries.


COVID-19 in Arizona: Navajo Nation cancels July 4 celebrations, ends weekend curfew

PHOENIX – Arizona’s number of positive cases continues to grow, schools scramble to prepare for the coming year and other stories from around the Grand Canyon State.


Veterans cemeteries go virtual for Memorial Day services this year

PHOENIX - Veterans' cemeteries will still be open for visits, but in a bow to COVID-19 health concerns, the Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services will be going online with the annual Memorial Day ceremony and related events at the state's three military cemeteries.

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Opinions on water, willingness to protect it varies by region, survey finds

American Public Media surveyed more than 1,000 Americans about their thoughts on water quality and availability. Among the findings is that knowledge of water issues isn’t the biggest predictor of whether someone takes action. Personal connections to rivers, lakes and oceans lead to people taking more conservation measures.


Recharging batteries: MLB’s postponement hurts bonding between pitchers, catchers

SURPRISE – The relationship between pitchers and catchers in baseball is important, and it can define a game, a season even a legend.


COVID-19 in Arizona: Mayors will await governor’s lead on reopening state

PHOENIX – Congress announces small business funding through CARES Act Training, the first prison death from COVID-19, and other updates from the Grand Canyon State.


‘Borrowing from the future’: What an emerging megadrought means for the Southwest

PHOENIX – A new report finds the period from 2000 through 2018 was the driest 19-year span since the late 1500s, and humans are partly to blame.


School leaders say move to distance learning highlights digital divide

TEMPE – The scramble to deliver lessons remotely because of COVID-19 has been a challenge for all schools in the state, but a particularly difficult one for districts on the wrong side of the digital divide, school leaders said this week.


Cardinals draft pick Isaiah Simmons brings versatility, big game experience

PHOENIX – The Arizona Cardinals filled multiple holes on their defense with one player when they selected Clemson’s versatile Isaiah Simmons with their first pick in the 2020 NFL Draft.


Almost a Raider, forever a Cardinal: Arizona drafted Larry Fitzgerald 16 years ago

PHOENIX – The Arizona Cardinals were thrilled that Larry Fitzgerald, a wide receiver out of Pittsburgh, fell into their laps with the third overall pick in the 2004 NFL Draft.


No one-hit wonder: Cardinals’ Jordan Phillips determined to prove 2019 wasn’t a fluke

PHOENIX – After posting a career high in sacks for the Buffalo Bills, defensive tackle Jordan Phillips aims to be productive for the Cardinals.


COVID-19 in Arizona: Navajo police say weekend curfew was effective, urge drivers to slow down

The COVID-19 outbreak continues to grow as ZIP code and demographics data were released, jails and detention centers prepare for more cases, and more news from the Grand Canyon State.