‘Struggling’ fire districts look to Proposition 310 for new funds to help
WASHINGTON - Supporters of Proposition 310 don't think an added tenth-of-a-penny sales tax is too much to ask to help fire districts across Arizona "that are in a complete crisis." But critics say the bill is too broad, making everyone pay for the problems of a few rural districts.
Drink and don’t drive: Phoenix Rising’s Pub 2 Pitch program shuttles fans to games
PHOENIX – The Phoenix Rising’s Pub 2 Pitch program provides a free shuttle from various bars across the Valley and takes fans to the game and back.
‘Democracy depends on participation:’ Advocates push voter registration
PHOENIX – Advocacy groups worked to register and educate voters on National Voter Registration Day Tuesday at the Arizona Capitol and around the Valley.
Organizations in Tapachula work to educate migrant children despite huge barriers
TAPACHULA, Mexico – Migrant children in Tapachula seeking education face many barriers to entry, including moving from shelter to shelter, lacking proper documents to enroll in local schools or needing to work to help support their families. Some spaces offer limited schooling, but most facilities are too overrun to accommodate everyone. But one school, with limited resources, is trying to change that.
Kliff Kingsbury and Patrick Mahomes set to reunite in Week 1 clash
GLENDALE – Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury faces his former collegiate quarterback in Week 1, Cardinals running back Darrel Williams faces his former team for the first time in his career.
‘Growing up in trauma’: Young migrants in Tapachula cling to fragments of childhood
TAPACHULA, Mexico – Thousands of migrants pass through Tapachula, Mexico, each in a journey northward, often bound for the U.S. One in three are children, which presents special risks.
Controversial Avalanche tweet raises questions about intersection of fandom, sports journalism
PHOENIX – A celebratory tweet about the Colorado Avalanche by a sports journalist raises questions about the direction of balanced reporting, particularly in the age of social media.
Los Angeles Sparks hope to build off success in July with successful homestand
LOS ANGELES – After starting the season 7-11, July has been kinder to the Los Angeles Sparks. They hope to keep that momentum going tonight against the Chicago Sky.
First images from Webb Telescope leave Arizona contributors ‘speechless’
WASHINGTON - NASA released "stunning" full-color images showing thousands of far-away galaxies, a dying star, a star being born and a grouping of five galaxies. The images came from the James Webb Space Telescope, which several Arizona researchers have had a hand in.
Could overturning of Roe v. Wade impact athletic recruiting at Arizona universities?
PHOENIX – Now that Roe v. Wade has been overturned by the Supreme Court, could NCAA programs in Arizona suffer recruiting consequences because of the state’s anti-abortion stance?
‘I’m terrified I might be here forever’: White House confirms Brittney Griner’s letter to Biden
LOS ANGELES – Brittney Griner’s wife Cherelle and the White House reacted to letter that the Phoenix Mercury star sent to President Joe Biden.
While Suns sort out free agency, Mikal Bridges delivers for young basketball campers
PHOENIX – With rumors of blockbuster offseason deals in the air, Phoenix Suns forward Mikal Bridges hosted his first youth camp at “The PHHacility” in Phoenix.