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Bus of dreams: Ganado driver hopes to inspire students with snapshots, words of greatness

GANADO – Bus driver Freddie Yazzie inspires students with photos all over bus of other students who succeeded in Navajo community.


Court gives tribe, environmentalists new chance to fight uranium mine

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court said the Havasupai tribe and environmental advocates can challenge an existing uranium mine on land near the Grand Canyon where mining was recently banned, a partial reversal from an earlier ruling that sided with the mining company.


Thousands line up for McCain, called one of our ‘bravest souls’

WASHINGTON - Arizona Sen. John McCain lay in state Friday in the U.S. Capitol, honored by the nation's top elected officials and then by thousands who waited in wilting heat for the chance to file past his flag-draped casket.


Hands, heart and feet: Havasupai children write letters urging Trump to ban canyon mining

The Village of Supai, located inside the Grand Canyon, believes that its water supply will be affected by a uranium mine that sits above its watershed. The tribe is now working to try to stop mine production.


Trump tweets Dreamers have “nothing to worry about” for six months, Twitter users react

PHOENIX — President Donald Trump’s tweet early Thursday morning about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, left some wondering what he meant exactly, with many Twitter users expressing confusion.


Mural portrays little-known figure in Arizona history

PHOENIX – Two local artists, Hugo Medina and Darrin Armijo-Wardle, took a six-month journey to discover more about a little-known figure with a colorful Arizona history: Malinda Curtis, whose birthdate is unknown but died in 1910. The difficult part was the work it took to uncover a mystery.


Posters, shoe deals, international success find Millage after ASU basketball career

PHOENIX — After hitting the shot of his life, Curtis Millage raced down the court of Riga Arena in Latvia with pure joy, flexing his muscles to the crowd.


Democrats: Border wall could block budget, force government shutdown

WASHINGTON - Democratic leaders said Monday that President Donald Trump's insistence on the border wall in the budget has "thrown a monkey wrench" in negotiations to reach a deal by Friday that would head off a government shutdown.


Range of factors combine to keep state on ‘solid’ job growth pace

WASHINGTON - Arizona added 54,700 jobs from January 2016 to January 2017, a 2 percent increase that put it near the top of states for job growth, according to a jobs report released this month by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.


Farmers worried possible import tax will hurt border produce business

IMURIS, Mexico - Mexican music blares over the speakers of greenhouse located in Sonora, an hour drive south of the border, where workers tend to 60,000 tomato plants with bunches of fruit just turning scarlet. The destination after harvest: grocery stores across the United States.


Arizona lawmakers split on Trump order halting refugee admissions

WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers split over President Donald Trump's executive order suspending refugee admissions and stalling travel from seven Muslim-majority nations, with Democrats predictably voicing opposition - along with some Republicans.


Local reaction for immigrants affected by president’s executive order mirrors scenes across U.S.

PHOENIX - Reaction across the Valley mirrored national sentiment at protests this past weekend after President Donald Trump's executive order cracking down on immigrants from seven primarily Muslim countries entering the U.S. caused a whirlwind of confusion at airports here and across the world.