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University researchers in Arizona, Washington collaborate to create a Valley fever vaccine

PHOENIX – A new research program combining the efforts of Northern Arizona University and the University of Washington aims to create a vaccine for Valley fever, an infectious fungal disease that poses an increasing threat as the climate gets drier and warmer.


Civilian oversight of police is popular, but does it work? A ‘million dollar question’

Civilian oversight agencies tout themselves as a way to improve police-community relations. We look at three different approaches – plus, what works and what doesn’t.


Push and pull: Unions play multiple roles in police reform efforts

MADISON, Wisc. – The power dynamic with some police unions has shifted – whether by choice or force. Some union leaders have tried to lead change, others have made concessions and some are fighting to maintain their power.

Protesters angered by the death of Jayland Walker take to the streets on July 8, 2022, in Akron, Ohio. Walker was shot and killed by Akron police officers. (Photo by Gabriela Tumani/News21)

‘We are still here’: Tribes reclaiming out-of-state ancestral homelands

Tribes that were forcibly resettled to Oklahoma are increasingly buying back or being gifted back property in their ancestral homelands - from Alabama to Michigan to Kansas - either to build economic sustainability or manage cultural preservation sites.


Skatin’ for Leighton charity event also a nod to Coyotes executive Matt Shott

PHOENIX – The Arizona Coyotes hosted the second annual Skatin’ for Leighton at Phoenix Raceway. Plenty of Arizona hockey community members made it out to the 12-hour charity event that was also a nod to Matt Schott.


Four locals fight, four locals win at Bellator 273 event at Footprint Center

PHOENIX – Bellator MMA returned to Phoenix for its first event in the new year, and the event saw all four local fan favorites win their respective fights.


Bader, Arizona MMA fighters look to defend home turf at Bellator 273

PHOENIX – Bellator MMA returns to Phoenix for its first event in the new year, as Ryan Bader highlights a group of Phoenix fighters hoping to impress a hometown crowd.


Arizona law allows Indigenous students greater cultural expression at graduation

PHOENIX – Arizona passed a law that allows Indigenous students to wear culturally significant regalia during graduation ceremonies. Previously, certain schools prohibited regalia, contributing to systemic limits on cultural expression.


With fans back, ASU wrestling hopes All-American talent leads to first NCAA title since 1988

TEMPE – The ASU wrestling program kicked off its final year at Desert Financial Arena with its annual Maroon & Gold scrimmage. With fans back in the stands, the Sun Devils hope to lean on their seven All-Americans to claim their first NCAA title since 1988.


Return of the Jedis: Lightspeed Saber League back in competition

BUENA PARK, California – Last month’s competition in Southern California was the first tournament for the Lightspeed Saber League since the shutdown from COVID-19.


ASU expects a physical, passionate matchup when PAC-12 South undefeated teams battle Saturday

TEMPE - The Sun Devils are going into hostile territory when they travel to Utah Saturday night. The Utes have been historically great at home and they look to extend their home win streak.


Money troubles, lingering injuries: Former Bears great Brian Urlacher helping NFL veterans

SCOTTSDALE – Many former NFL players struggle with lingering injuries and financial hardships. NFL Hall of Famer and Chicago Bears legend Brian Urlacher hosted a Gridiron Gala to help raise awareness.