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Australian sisters strengthen family bond while running at NAU

PHOENIX – Sisters Nikita and Keira Moore reunited at Northern Arizona this year after a year spent apart. The Australians have adjusted to living in the U.S. while running cross country and track for the Lumberjacks.

Northern Arizona cross country and track runners Nikita and Keira Moore run alongside their teammates in a practice in Flagstaff. (Photo courtesy of Northern Arizona Athletics)

Mike Kraus adjusting well to college coaching in first year with GCU men’s soccer

PHOENIX – The GCU men’s soccer program continues to establish its same standard of success in 2022 under first-year coach Mike Kraus. The team’s chemistry and culture has already led to one major upset this season.

Mike Kraus secured a signature win against nationally-ranked UCLA on Sept. 5, in his debut season as GCU men's soccer coach. (Photo by Austin Ford/Cronkite News)

Bloom where you’re planted: How a south Phoenix farm harnesses Mother Earth

PHOENIX – Spaces of Opportunity – a partnership that includes Unlimited Potential, the Desert Botanical Garden and the Roosevelt Elementary School District – consists of small family gardens and a 10-acre incubator farm, as well as a farmers market. Its mission is to provide all south Phoenix families access to healthful, affordable food, promote active living and create strong bonds to individual cultures.


Phoenix explorer, entrepreneur will be on first civilian crew to go into space

PHOENIX – A Phoenix professor will be among the crew members to fly on the first all-civilian space flight that SpaceX launches this fall.


As costs rise and participation falls, nonprofits helping families pay for youth sports

PHOENIX – Valley of the Sun YMCA and the Caris Sports foundation help assist parents and club teams with sports program costs that would otherwise keep their kids on the sidelines.


‘Super-predator’ legacy: How children end up in the adult justice system

Tens of thousands of kids are prosecuted as adults each year, and some serve out their sentences in adult prisons.


Arizona business leaders have high hopes as USMCA takes effect

WASHINGTON - It just took effect Wednesday, but Arizona business leaders were optimistic about the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, the trade deal replacing the North American Free Trade Agreement that economists say was worth billions in trade and thousands of jobs in Arizona alone.


How to find a job when so many are out of work

PHOENIX – Some Arizona industries such as medical, sales, food and delivery companies are hiring and developing social distancing protocols to protect employees.


As elections near, interest in schools fades for some campaigns

WASHINGTON - When Arizona teachers walked out of their classrooms in April to demand more funding for schools, it forced the issue of education into the headlines. Three months later, those headlines appear to be a distant memory to some campaigns.


‘I knew something was wrong’: Valley youth hockey aims to improve concussion awareness

PHOENIX – As he caught an edge on the ice and catapulted backward toward the boards, Sheldon Wilson abruptly hit his head and had to be removed from the ice.


More drama for Suns after point guard Bledsoe sent home

PHOENIX — Following three straight losses to start the season, two of which were by over 40 points, the Phoenix Suns have experienced a season’s-worth of turmoil in just 24 hours, as the team fired its head coach and appears to be on track to lose its starting point guard.


Growing at a gallop: Equine therapy connects horses, children with disabilities

SAN TAN VALLEY – For years, Steven O’Shaughnessy didn’t speak. His mother took him to one medical expert after another. Still, he didn’t talk.