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Kiowa actor ‘stood a little straighter’ after landing role as a chief of his tribe

After nearly 30 years of playing indigenous characters, Kiowa tribal member Gary Tsoodle finally played a Kiowa.

Dorothy WhiteHorse DeLaune and Gary Tsoodle

Monday Morning Sun Devil: ASU football growth measurable as spring practice starts

PHOENIX – Arizona State has built its program under Herm Edwards with an eye for players with unique athletic traits. As Edwards enters his fourth season with the Sun Devils, his vision is starting to come into focus.


Debating grading: Bill, executive order will not affect student grades

WASHINGTON - The Arizona Department of Education wants to make sure parents understand their kids will be getting letter grades this year - and to drive home the point, the department sent the message in capital letters.


State delivers 1 million COVID-19 shots, but work is just beginning

WASHINGTON - Arizona delivered its 1 millionth COVID-19 vaccine just two months after the first doses were administered, but there's still a long way to go.


Arizona gets grades from failing to ‘OK-ish’ for anti-tobacco efforts

WASHINGTON - Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death in the U.S. but two recent national reports say Arizona - like most states - needs to do more to help people break free from using tobacco products.


Nevada farmers look to Australian water market as Southwest U.S. dries out

Australia’s Murray-Darling Basin is similar to the Colorado River Basin. Selling water is as easy as selling a couch on Craigslist.


Health officials keep close eye as COVID-19 variants found in Arizona

WASHINGTON - COVID-19 infections in Arizona appeared to be leveling off last week when officials confirmed that a variant of the virus, first found in the United Kingdom, had been found in the state.


Murals in Phoenix’s Roosevelt Row Arts District feature Indigenous and Latino artists

PHOENIX – Four Indigenous and Latino artists were chosen to exhibit their artwork quarterly on a shipping container near the Roosevelt Row Welcome Center in Phoenix.


Biden firm on uranium-mining ban around ‘jewel’ of the Grand Canyon

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration cited national security for its efforts to boost uranium mining, but environmentalists saw it as an attempt to mine near the Grand Canyon. President-elect Joe Biden may shut that door for good.


They shoot, they score: Coyotes’ goal to increase youth hockey participation a success

PHOENIX – The Arizona Coyotes have been seeking to increase youth hockey participation in the state of Arizona. With various youth development programs and outreach efforts, the Coyotes’ efforts are making an impact in the state.


Even in COVID-19 climate, job security an issue for coaches, including Arizona’s Sumlin

PHOENIX – Kevin Sumlin’s time in Arizona could be running out. The third-year coach’s seat is growing hotter by the minute, riding a 10-game skid into a showdown with Colorado.


State leaders deride daylong rehash of rejected voting irregularities

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's attorneys presented hours of rehashed claims of previously rejected voting irregularities during a daylong meeting Monday that legislative leaders called an "illegitimate" exercise meant to undermine confidence in the elections.