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21st century Jim Crow: Arizona activists, faith leaders decry ‘voter suppression’ bills

PHOENIX – Arizona advocacy and faith-based organizations joined a national controversy over voting rights at the state Capitol on Wednesday, criticizing a state bill and other legislation as voter suppression efforts that recalls Jim Crow.


To mandate or not mandate? Greater access to COVID-19 vaccine raises ethical questions in sports world

PHOENIX – The COVID-19 vaccine has brought potential relief to what has been a stressful year in sports. But not everyone is open to taking the vaccine, with some expressing medical and ethical concerns.


Announcer’s slur during high school game raises concerns about streaming service’s lack of oversight

PHOENIX - Matt Rowan is the latest example of an announcer who said inappropriate comments on the air, raising concern about streaming services’ lack of oversight.


Arizona Christian football navigates split season, COVID-19 outbreak to land spot in NAIA playoffs

PHOENIX - ACU Firestorm football chose to play a non-conference schedule in the fall, and a conference schedule in the spring. At 8-1, they’ve handled this COVID-19 altered season while maintaining success.


ASU women’s basketball struggled in postseason but believes experience will pay off

TEMPE — In four games of postseason play, the ASU women’s basketball team had their weaknesses exposed. However, the postseason experience was necessary for the development of Charli Turner Thorne’s young Sun Devils.


Dry soils plague Colorado River Basin, absorbing runoff needed downstream

ASPEN, Colorado – The amount of moisture held in the ground can play a big role in how much water makes it down to rivers and reservoirs in the Colorado River Basin – and eventually into the pipes that feed homes and businesses.


‘Fourth wave’: As mask mandates are lifted, Arizona health researchers urge COVID-19 caution

Researchers at ASU call for social distancing and mask wearing to continue in the face of a possible fourth wave and local mutating strains of COVID-19.


Colorado River tribe aims to establish ‘one unified voice’ in policy talks

The Fort Yuma-Quechan Indian Tribe is situated at a nexus in the Colorado River Basin. The tribe is also at a policy nexus on the river. With irrigated agriculture part of the tribe’s past and present connection to the river, the Quechan tribe is intimately tied to future policies on the Colorado River. KUNC’s Luke Runyon interviewed the Fort Yuma-Quechan Tribe’s president Jordan Joaquin to hear his perspective on future policy talks that will be with President Joe Biden's administration.


Navigating college recruiting process proved challenging for sand volleyball standout during pandemic

PHOENIX – A lack of spots due to funding, limited campus tours, and being evaluated solely on film are just some of the obstacles that Arcadia High School senior Lauren Sayre encountered while deciding where she would play sand volleyball at the collegiate level.


Feds extend eviction moratorium for 90 days to slow COVID-19 spread

WASHINGTON - A federal eviction moratorium that was scheduled to end Wednesday has been extended through June 30, good news for the close to 114,000 Arizona renters who think they are at risk of eviction.


Contactless, cashless and chicken bacon: Diamondbacks introduce new protocols, food items at Chase Field

PHOENIX – New additions aim to make Diamondbacks’ fan experience as safe and enjoyable as possible at Chase Field.


From cerebral palsy diagnosis to soccer scholarship: Gavin Kohner headed to Clemson

PHOENIX – Gavin Kohner, a senior at Northwest Christian School who plays paralympic soccer, landed a scholarship to play at Clemson University.