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ASU’s Dayton Carlson is confident heading onto one of track’s biggest stages: The NCAA championships

TEMPE – Dayton Carlson surprised everyone at the Pac-12 Championships last month. Everyone except himself. The ASU freshman now finds himself on one of track and field’s biggest stages – the NCAA outdoor championships this week in Eugene, Oregon.


Sun Devils send 11 to NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships

TEMPE – Arizona State University is sending 11 athletes to compete at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, which run Wednesday through Saturday at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.


Chicanos por la Causa lanza una campaña de $10 millones para salir a votar

PHOENIX – Se está llevando a cabo una iniciativa de $10 millones para alentar a los millones de latinos en Arizona a acudir a las urnas, independientemente de su afiliación política. La organización sin fines de lucro Chicanos por la Causa está detrás de este esfuerzo junto con Mi Familia Vota y Promise Arizona.

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Chicanos Por La Causa launches $10 million ‘get out the vote’ campaign

PHOENIX – A $10 million initiative is underway to encourage the millions of Latinos in Arizona to go to the polls regardless of party affiliation. The nonprofit Chicanos por la Causa is behind this effort along with Mi Familia Vota and Promise Arizona.

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Surging Arizona gun sales could surge anew in wake of mass shootings

WASHINGTON - Gun sales in Arizona have surged in recent years and experts say they could jump again, sparked by reports of multiple mass shootings around the U.S. that have claimed dozens of lives.


Arizona again near bottom of states for per pupil spending, Census says

WASHINGTON - Arizona was again among the worst states in the nation for per pupil spending on K-12 education in 2020, according to a recent Census Bureau report, a ranking that advocates said was embarrassing but not surprising.


Benson Henderson signs four-fight contract with Bellator MMA despite rumors of retirement

PHOENIX – Benson Henderson signs a new contract with Bellator despite the popular belief that he would retire following his last victory at the Footprint Center.


Globetrotters and funnel cakes: Prescott Valley’s Findlay Toyota Center reinvents itself

PRESCOTT VALLEY – The Findlay Toyota Center in Prescott Valley went through an identity shift in recent years because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the departure of the Northern Arizona Suns.


Heart, hope and a defibrillator: Mercury forward Tina Charles’ foundation helped save a life

PHOENIX — A Texas landscaping supervisor, had his life saved by an automated external defibrillator provided by Hopey’s Heart Foundation, a nonprofit organization that the Mercury’s Tina Charles started with a mission of equipping gymnasiums with AEDs to prevent sudden cardiac arrest


Ducey defends use of school funding in face of feds’ threat to reclaim it

WASHINGTON - Gov. Doug Ducey said Thursday that the state's use of money to support schools that reject mask mandates is "well within" federal guidelines for the funds, despite a Treasury threat to take the money back.


‘At the tip of the iceberg’: Cornhole (yes, cornhole) finds international stage as it continues to grow

PHOENIX – While some see it as a simple backyard activity, cornhole has grown and attempted to stake its claim as a legitimate sport in recent years. As participation in the sport has continued to increase, it has helped develop a strong community both locally and nationally.


Distance swimming and dim sum: ASU’s Gordon Mason takes journey from Hong Kong to Tempe

TEMPE – ASU swimmer Gordon Mason faced a long journey to reach Tempe, traveling from Hong Kong to the U.K. to Los Angeles. While on that path, he found his two greatest passions: swimming and cooking.