Arizona lawmakers Lesko, Biggs, Gosar cited in Jan. 6 hearing testimony
WASHINGTON - Arizona Rep. Debbie Lesko expressed concerns on Jan. 5 that Trump supporters would "go nuts" if Congress did not overturn the 2020 election results, and asked House leaders for a safety plan for lawmakers, according to Jan. 6 committee hearing testimony.
Arizona arts commission gave grants to 30 artists. Here’s how they’re using them.
PHOENIX – Dozens of Arizona artists are expanding their creative horizons, thanks to 30 $5,000 research and development grants from the Arizona Commission on the Arts. The grants were for artists at any stage of their careers to help them experiment with techniques, create new works and more.
La creciente población latina de Arizona está subrepresentada entre los maestros
PHOENIX – Un informe de ALL In Education muestra que los estudiantes latinos en Arizona se están quedando atrás debido a la falta de maestros Latinx en el estado.
Arizona’s growing Latino population is underrepresented among teachers
PHOENIX - A report by ALL In Education shows Latino students in Arizona falling behind because of a lack of Latino teachers in the state.
Maricopa County Fair returns after two-year pandemic hiatus
PHOENIX – The Maricopa County Fair, which runs through Sunday at the Arizona Exposition and State Fairgrounds, features a carnival, food and craft vendors, livestock events, music and live entertainment.
Former ASU basketball player Stephanie Norman finds coaching success with Louisville
PHOENIX – When Louisville’s Stephanie Norman, a former Arizona State player, takes the floor with the Cardinals Friday, it will be her fourth trip to the women’s NCAA Tournament Final Four as an assistant coach.
Batter up! Baseball is back with new collective bargaining agreement but casualties remain
PHOENIX – Although Major League Baseball and the MLBPA hammered out a competitive-balance agreement, many connected to the game are still reeling from the lockout.
All-star events? Big prize money? Disc golf takes off, opens pro season in Tucson
TUCSON – All-Star Weekend in Tucson showcased the growing popularity of disc golf. The COVID-19 pandemic complicated the sports landscape, but it also inspired some to seek new outdoor options. Disc golf was that for many.
Bill banning most abortions after 15 weeks passes Arizona Senate, heads to the House
Senate Bill 1164, which would ban abortions after 15 weeks – similar to a Mississippi law now before the Supreme Court – was passed by Republicans in the state Senate and now goes to the House.
Los proveedores de sangre piden donantes ante la crisis sanguínea nacional provocada por la pandemia
PHOENIX – En medio de lo que la Cruz Roja Estadounidense llama la peor escasez de sangre en más de una década, los proveedores de sangre están haciendo llamados urgentes para que los voluntarios se presenten a donar.
Blood providers call for donors amid first national blood crisis
PHOENIX – Amid what the American Red Cross is calling the worst blood shortage in more than a decade, blood providers are urgently calling for donors. Vitalant, an Arizona nonprofit that collects blood, says thousands of blood drives have been canceled over the past 18 months.
Before NBA named female play-by-play announcers, Ann Meyers Drysdale, Cindy Brunson were blazing trails
PHOENIX — Lisa Byington and Kate Scott made history when they were named the play-by-play voices for the Bucks and 76ers, respectively. But several women in the Valley, including Ann Meyers Drysdale and Cindy Brunson, helped blaze trails.