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Pros, no cons: With hiring of Marvin Lewis, ASU shows strong belief in NFL model

TEMPE – Marvin Lewis is another addition to the Sun Devils staff with time in the NFL.


Local group, with help of 3 veterans, removes graffiti from Florence boulders

FLORENCE – Natural Restorations, a local nonprofit that removes trash and graffiti from outdoor areas, removed 20,242 square feet of graffiti from the boulders in Florence during a two-week project.


House OKs open-spaces bill that includes thousands of acres in Arizona

WASHINGTON - A planned La Paz County solar farm is just one of nine projects in Arizona, - and scores nationwide - that will advance after the House gave final approval to a bill reauthorizing the popular multibillion-dollar Land and Water Conservation Fund, among other provisions.


Violence burdens ‘bone and skin’: Indigenous women run in prayer to outpace pain

BAPCHULE – Women in the Gila River Indian Community prayed for an end to violence against indigenous people days before a new report found that Arizona has the third-highest number of missing and murdered indigenous women cases.


After tumultuous season, UA basketball returns with zero starters, numerous questions

TUCSON – The Arizona Wildcats men's basketball team returns to the court after a season of high drama. With no returning starters, expectations are lower than normal.


Off the beaten path: Crowded trails lead to frustration, unsanctioned treks

PHOENIX - Heavy Phoenix traffic is extending beyond paved roads. Gridlock on hiking trails is leading people off sanctioned paths and creating tension among users.


‘Bisbee ’17’ documentary recounts ‘shameful moment’ in Arizona history

More than a century ago, leaders in the Bisbee mining community forced out 1,200 mostly immigrant miners who were demanding higher wages. Director Robert Greene and producer Bennett Elliott recently discussed “Bisbee ’17,” their documentary about Bisbee residents re-enacting a point in history that still resonates today.


Ducey and Garcia set for governor’s race in November

Early election results showed Republican Gov. Doug Ducey held a substantial lead over former Secretary of State Ken Bennett in Tuesday night’s primary election.


Cases of missing and murdered Native American women challenge police, courts

Native American women across the country are being murdered and sexually assaulted on reservations and nearby towns at far higher rates than other American women.


Life after pro basketball? NBA G League Education Program offers some answers

PRESCOTT VALLEY -- For Anthony Bennett, a career beyond the basketball court is hard to imagine.


Komen Arizona chapter closes, other groups continue race to end cancer

PHOENIX – An annual race to support breast-cancer research has run out of steam in Arizona, but other cancer awareness, fundraising and support efforts are expected to stay on the move, advocates say.


Cosplay industry grows rapidly, Arizona benefits from pop culture phenomenon

TUCSON – When Dustbunny first learned about cosplay in high school, she viewed it as just “dress up.”