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Protests demand end to ‘horrible’ rule used to expel 1.7 million migrants

WASHINGTON - Protesters rallied in towns across the U.S. and in Mexico on Monday, the second anniversary Title 42's invocation, to demand an end to the pandemic rule that has been used to expel 1.72 million migrants, including 310,088 at the Arizona border.


13 bills that could affect transgender youth winding through Arizona Legislature

PHOENIX – LGBTQ advocates and transgender youth in Arizona continue to push back against 13 bills that been introduced in the Legislature this session. These bills, whether they are passed or not, can negatively affect transgender youth and their mental health.


Arizona has eyes on March Madness after clinching Pac-12 regular season title

LOS ANGELES – The Arizona Wildcats clinched the Pac-12 regular season title but have much bigger aspirations as the conference tournament and March Madness approach.


‘The system works’: Electorate defends baseball Hall of Fame process despite high profile omissions

PHOENIX – The National Baseball Hall of Fame has come under scrutiny over the last decade due to controversial omission of high profile names, including Curt Schilling and Barry Bonds.


Advocates hopeful as Supreme Court agrees to hear ‘remain in Mexico’ case

WASHINGTON - The on-again, off-again fight to end the Trump-era "remain in Mexico" policy is on again, after the Supreme Court said it will review lower court rulings that have forced the Biden administration to keep the program in place, with a ruling likely by this summer.


Despite rising Russian tension, ‘I’m here and here I’ll stay’ in Ukraine

WASHINGTON - Despite U.S. warnings that Americans should leave Ukraine in the face of a possible Russian invasion, former Arizona resident Lada Roslycky says she intends to stay put in Kyiv, calling it "too important” to leave as the country readies to defend itself.


Mountain View coach Gary Ernst says farewell amid controversy over his departure

MESA – Gary Ernst, Mountain View boys basketball coach, was let go after 38 years of coaching. In his final game, Mountain View put on a ceremony celebrating the many years of service Ernst has given to the school and to the community.


Tiny fraction of DACA applications sent to ICE; still gives advocates pause

WASHINGTON - Of more than 3 million DACA applications since 2012, about 900 were referred to Immigration and Customs Enforcement - still too many for advocates who said they were promised no information would be shared with enforcement agencies.


Arizonans join Capitol protest as Senate takes up voting rights bills

WASHINGTON - The Senate began debate Tuesday on a pair of sweeping voting-rights bills, despite a GOP filibuster likely to block any vote on the bills. But advocates, including some hunger strikers, hope to bring enough pressure to bear to eventually win passage of the bills.


Criticism, support follow Cardinals’ Kyler Murray, Kliff Kingsbury after postseason loss

PHOENIX – The Arizona Cardinals reflect on their 2021 season and what’s ahead following their blowout loss to the Los Angeles Rams Monday. Kyler Murray, Kliff Kingsbury hear criticism and support.


Conozca la famosa Carnicería Castillo ubicada en el Sur de Phoenix

PHOENIX – Para Jose Castillo, dueño y carnicero principal, la carne asada es un arte que desea compartir con su comunidad.


Door-to-door campaign helps Guadalupe turn the tide against COVID

GUADALUPE – With the help of Town Council members, tribal leaders, and health care organizations, tiny Guadalupe is driving down COVID-19 cases.