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House panel advances bill for a Holocaust center, but holds back funds for now

PHOENIX - A House panel gave tentative approval Wednesday to a Holocaust education center, but not before stripping out funding for the project that supporters said will provide an "immersive experience for the next generation on hate and genocide."


Purdy-pandemonium: 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy has massive hometown support before Super Bowl LVIII

GILBERT – 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy has hometown of Queen Creek and Gilbert showing support ahead of Super Bowl LVIII in Las Vegas.


Phoenix Suns’ Devin Booker sets NBA ablaze with scoring spree

PHOENIX – Devin Booker scored 150-plus points over a three-game span last week, the second time he’s done that in his career. Here’s a look back at where the Suns stood the first time he did it, and where they stand now.

With 152 points in three games, Devin Booker solidifies his status as the driving force behind the Phoenix Suns' championship aspirations. (Photo by Rich Storry/Getty Images)

It’s not officially a planet, but Pluto could be Arizona’s official planet

PHOENIX - Pluto was taken off the "full-size planet" list almost 20 years ago, but Rep. Justin Wilmeth, R-Phoenix, doesn't see why it can't still be Arizona's official state planet. His "fun" bill do to just that was approved 8-1 Wednesday by the House Government Committee.


Brnovich says states can take border action; Democrats pan ‘crackpot’ theory

WASHINGTON - Former Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich told a House panel that states have a constitutional right to secure their borders if the federal government - an argument that critics at the hearing derided as an unconstitutional "crackpot legal theory."


Government programs are substantially decreasing veteran homelessness in Texas

Texas nonprofit organizations and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs are working aggressively to provide housing for veterans and keep them housed.

A wreath-laying at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia on Nov. 11, 2023, honors veterans on Veterans Day. (Photo by Robert Turtil/VA)

Between a remote and a hard place: Sports fans, leagues wrestle with true cost of streaming

PHOENIX – In recent years, sports fans have grown to rely on illegal streaming to watch their favorite teams to cut costs, a dynamic not on the radar of mainstream media. This era may be over soon, however, as major pro sports league have claimed billions of dollars in revenue losses.

College students find themselves resorting to illegal streaming services as a cost-effective alternative to expensive sports subscriptions, raising questions about the future of live sports viewership. (Photo by Annette Riedl/Getty Images)

‘Weird’ and exciting: Emotions, memories flow as ASU basketball prepares to move to Big 12 after 46 years in the Pac-12

TEMPE – With Arizona State moving to the Big 12, many around the program reflect on the past and consider what the future could look like in a new conference.

Bobby Hurley talking to the media.

End of an era: Ray Anderson resigns as athletic director of ASU

On Monday, Ray Anderson announced his resignation as the vice president of university athletics at Arizona State, effective immediately. It was a decision that many fans supported.

Arizona State parted ways Monday with athletic director Ray Anderson, who said, “We have entered an unprecedented era where the number and magnitude of changes in the college sports landscape are astounding.”

Desert Ridge High School leads way in building bridge to connect students with world of competitive robotics

MESA – Desert Ridge robotics has slowly built one of the best programs in the state, eyeing a return to the VEX World Championship after a top 16 finish last school year with the Nano Jagwires.

Desert Ridge student and a partially built robot.

New Arizona Wildcats Caleb Love, Keshad Johnson and Jaden Bradley aim to transfer NCAA tournament experience

TUCSON – Arizona men’s basketball hopes to rewrite the narrative after last season’s upset loss to Princeton in the first round of March Madness, thanks in part to transfers Caleb Love, Keshad Johnson and Jaden Bradley – who bring valuable March Madness experience.

Jaden Bradley during a game.

Border cities are struggling – but coping – with ‘street release’ of migrants

WASHINGTON – More than a month after federal officials began "street releases" of migrants waiting for shelter, border mayors say their cities are managing to cope with the influx, but may soon be stretched beyond their capacity to help.