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Diamondbacks, other MLB teams overwhelmed by concessions complications on opening weekend

PHOENIX - Long waits and technical issues created confusion and frustration for fans at Diamondbacks, Giants and Dodgers games.


Arizona Christian football navigates split season, COVID-19 outbreak to land spot in NAIA playoffs

PHOENIX - ACU Firestorm football chose to play a non-conference schedule in the fall, and a conference schedule in the spring. At 8-1, they’ve handled this COVID-19 altered season while maintaining success.


Comcaac Nation in Sonora demands water with historic gathering

Members of the Indigenous Comcaac Nation have long struggled for access to clean water in their two towns on the Sea of Cortez.


Tuesday Morning Sun Devil: Lucas pushes teammates, tells them, ‘I came back here to be legendary’

TEMPE – ASU wrapped up its spring season Sunday at Sun Devil Stadium. Coaches and players are confident they have the leadership and talent to succeed in the fall.


Group steps up to get supplies to Navajo veterans during pandemic

PHOENIX – When two Arizona veterans heard that veterans on the Navajo reservation were struggling during the pandemic, they felt it was their duty to help. So they started raising money to get supplies directly to them.


Tuesday Morning Sun Devil: Young football assistants raising talent level, expectations

TEMPE – While the Sun Devils prepare for the 2021 season, it’s become evident that several young assistant coaches will be critical to key position groups reaching their goals. Hear how these first and second-year assistants are approaching building their units throughout recruiting and on-field development.


House OKs ERA bill, Violence Against Women Act in Women’s History Month

WASHINGTON — The House reauthorized the Violence Against Women Act and lifted the deadline for ERA ratification during Women’s History Month.


Tribes to get record funding from American Rescue Plan

WASHINGTON – Native American tribes nationwide will receive more than $31 billion as part of the American Rescue Plan, the largest one-time investment to Native American communities in history.


Tuesday Morning Sun Devil: Returning running backs, national recruiting position ASU for success

TEMPE – Arizona State’s rushing attack was prolific in 2020, but it could be even better in 2021. Plus, how some true freshmen are already impressing in their quest to crack the depth chart.


Kiowa actor ‘stood a little straighter’ after landing role as a chief of his tribe

After nearly 30 years of playing indigenous characters, Kiowa tribal member Gary Tsoodle finally played a Kiowa.

Dorothy WhiteHorse DeLaune and Gary Tsoodle

Kiowa elder bonds with 10-year-old actress on ‘News of the World’ movie set

On the New Mexico set of the Tom Hanks film “News of the World,” a Kiowa elder bonded with a 10-year-old German actress over tribal language and customs.


Senate makes history with vote confirming Haaland as Interior secretary

WASHINGTON - The Senate Monday confirmed New Mexico Rep. Deb Haaland as the next Interior secretary, a historic vote that makes her the first Native American to head a Cabinet agency.