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Arizona professor will lead NASA project to locate menacing objects near Earth

PHOENIX – NASA has appointed a professor at the University of Arizona to lead the Near Earth Object Surveyor project, which involves building an orbiting infrared telescope that scans space for potentially harmful asteroids.


Navajo officials confident about reopening amid spread of delta variant in U.S.

PHOENIX – Cases of the delta variant are rising in the U.S., but the tribe’s president and officials with the Navajo Department of Health express confidence about reopening the reservation at 50%.


‘This funky game’: Korfball players struggle to grow sport in Arizona and U.S.

PHOENIX – In the 1980s, David Warren of Maricopa was part of the United States korfball team that earned a bronze medal at the World Games. Since then, the sport has faded even further into the background.


After the flames: Santa Catalina Mountains rebounding from Bighorn Fire a year ago

TUCSON – A year later, plants and wildlife are returning to the Santa Catalina Mountains after one of the state’s largest wildfires destroyed nearly 120,000 acres.


Vax backtracks: State, U.S. miss goal of 70% vaccinated by July Fourth

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden said he wanted to see 70% of adults get at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine by the Fourth of July, but it doesn't look like that will happen. Arizona and 30 other states are falling short, as is the U.S. as a whole, at 66.8% of adults vaccinated.


‘Everything I dreamed it would be’: Arizona optimistic despite early exit from College World Series

OMAHA - Arizona was eliminated from the College World Series after losing to Pac-12 rival Stanford in its second game. Although the Wildcats’ trip to Omaha was short, their season was a memorable one


In nearly five-hour battle, Vanderbilt beats Arizona in College World Series

OMAHA, Neb. – Time wasn't on Arizona's side in the College World Series. A baseball game that went almost five hours ended with a Vanderbilt victory.


Arizona baseball team confident as it prepares for Vanderbilt in College World Series

OMAHA - The University of Arizona baseball team feels confident as it takes on defending national champion Vanderbilt in the College World Series.


Waiting to exhale: Chris Paul news has Suns fans in frenzy about ‘cursed’ franchise

Phoenix Suns fans believe their franchise is one of the unluckiest in the world. The Chris Paul news has them in a frenzy.


Vaccination rates drop, but officials still hopeful state can hit goal

WASHINGTON - COVID-19 vaccination rates have fallen sharply in Arizona, but health officials are still hopeful the state can reach a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention goal of vaccinating 70% of Arizonans by July 4.


Mass effort across Arizona results in millions of vaccinations

PHOENIX – From university campuses to the Navajo reservation, doctors, nurses, members of the armed services and everyday volunteers have participated in an enormous vaccination effort to help Arizonans return to normal life.


Arizona lawmakers ask for more federal assistance at border

The Arizona Legislature on Monday passed a resolution to ask for more federal assistance combating the recent increase in illegal border crossings from Mexico.