Rollettes wheelchair dance team empowers women with disabilities
LOS ANGELES – The Rollettes Experience redefines what it means to be a strong resilient female through long-lasting friendships and seminars that empower, educate and connect women from across the world on a variety of topics.
Coaching partners: Husband and wife lead Scottsdale Community College women’s basketball team
SCOTTSDALE – Tasha Washington and Joe Bonham share a partnership both on the sidelines and at home. Their strong bond empowers their Scottsdale Community College women’s basketball players.
First woman to lead men’s team to NJCAA title? That would be South Mountain CC’s Chelsea Carroll
PHOENIX – Chelsea Carroll, the coach for the men’s and women’s golf teams at South Mountain Community College, became the first woman to lead a men’s team to an NJCAA title.
House gives final OK to compromise gun-reform bill, first in decades
WASHINGTON - The House Friday gave final approval to a bipartisan gun-reform bill that is the first major federal gun safety legislation in decades, voting just hours after the measure cleared the Senate.
Arizona lawmakers split as House passes gun reform after Uvalde shooting
WASHINGTON – Arizona legislators voted on party lines this week as the House rushed through a pair of sweeping gun reform bills just weeks after a mass shooting at a Texas elementary school left 19 students and two teachers dead.
Jorinde van Klinken’s two titles lead way for ASU in Pac-12 Track and Field Championships
EUGENE, Oregon – Although she wasn’t satisfied with her performance, Jorinde van Klinken led the way for ASU’s women in the Pac-12 Track and Field Championships.
Unregulated groundwater use threatens rural Arizona’s future
KINGMAN – Arizona doesn’t regulate groundwater use in rural areas, which covers 80% of the state, and it’s affecting Kingman and other communities reliant on groundwater.
Arizona ranks high on states with offensive place names eyed for change
WASHINGTON - Arizona could be a primary target when federal officials meet with tribes next week to talk about possible new names for places that currently contain a slur against Native American women.
Speedrunning: College League of Legends tiebreaker system raises question of fairness
PHOENIX – Top-ranked collegiate League of Legends often breeze through the first few weeks of their season against mismatched competition because tiebreaker rules incentivize “speedrunning.” College League of Legends coaches say neither winners or losers benefit.
‘Remain in Mexico’ migrant policy resumes, even as feds vow to end it
WASHINGTON - The Trump-era "remain in Mexico" policy will resume Monday, after the Mexican government agreed to accept migrants who are turned away at the border and forced to wait in Mexico for their hearing.
White House orders workplace vaccinations, state officials vow fight
WASHINGTON - Just hours after the Biden administration issued regulations Thursday to require that businesses mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for their workers, Arizona officials were vowing to fight what one called a "direct attack" on personal liberty.
Pinal County farmer struggles to grow crops with less water
CASA GRANDE – Nancy Caywood should have a full field of alfalfa now, but since the San Carlos Irrigation District shut off her water because of drought, her fields are empty and dry.