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Private landlords have become the key to subsidized housing

PHOENIX – Most Arizona housing authorities that manage HUD’s Housing Choice Voucher program, known as Section 8, lack a formal process for approving landlords.


Going pro in esports? ASU Valorant players eye turning professional

PHOENIX – The college-to-pro pipeline for esports players isn’t as clear as their NCAA counterparts. For players on the ASU Esports Valorant team, their dreams of going professional are undeterred by this lack of clarity.


Group plans appeal in effort to keep Biggs, Gosar, Finchem off ballot

WASHINGTON - A voters' advocacy group said it will appeal a Maricopa County judge's decision to dismiss its lawsuit that sought to ban three GOP lawmakers from the ballot for their support of the Jan. 6 insurrection.


Arizona sportsbooks expecting large crowds, revenue for first March Madness betting cycle

PHOENIX – This is Arizona's first March Madness with legal sports betting. Sportsbooks across the state are expecting large crowds and revenue during both the men’s and women’s NCAA championship tournaments.


‘Pressure is privilege’: Arizona men’s basketball optimistic about Pac-12 Tournament

PHOENIX — Fresh off a Pac-12 regular season title, the Arizona Wildcats are looking forward to proving themselves in March starting with the Pac-12 men’s conference tournament in Las Vegas.


Vegas heartbreak: Buzzer beater brings ASU men’s basketball season to abrupt end

LAS VEGAS – After dominating much of the game, the Arizona State men's basketball team saw Stanford chip away at its lead. Eventually, the Cardinal beat the Sun Devils in the Pac-12 Men's Basketball Tournament, bringing an end to ASU's season.


Schweikert agrees to $125,000 fine from FEC for campaign violations

WASHINGTON - Rep. David Schweikert, R-Fountain Hills, has agreed to pay $125,000 to the Federal Election Commission for misuse of campaign funds, including charges that funds went to personal use of campaign staffers.


Bumpy beginnings: ASU men’s basketball eyes 3 points of improvement after 2-2 start

SAN DIEGO - The Arizona State men’s basketball team has lost two of four games in 2021. It knows it must improve in several areas, including shooting, perimeter defense, health and chemistry.


Tribal members across Oklahoma reflect on Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Members of Oklahoma tribes have mixed feelings on the importance of an Indigenous Peoples’ Day, especially when symbols of racism remain prevalent.


Home away from home: ASU soccer captain forms second family outside of Mexico

ASU soccer captain Alexia Delgado moved away from her parents at 13 to pursue her dream of becoming a soccer player. Now in Tempe, the Mexican international has found a place she can call home.


As marijuana profits fade, cartels increasingly smuggle fentanyl across the border

ARIVACA – Cartels are smuggling more and more deadly fentanyl across the border, leaving Arizonans to deal with the repercussions. Nationwide, overdose deaths hit a record high in 2020 and are continuing to rise.


Medical mistreatment, inequity lead to vaccine hesitancy for Black Americans

Historic and ongoing medical mistreatment and lack of access have informed Black Americans’ COVID-19 response: vaccine hesitancy.