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Town hollow: Report says lawmakers had few town halls; GOP had none

WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers have held just 28 town halls this year - 19 of those by Rep. Tom O'Halleran, D-Sedona. Neither of the state's senators have had a town hall this year and no Republicans in the state's House delegation had done so, a new report says.


One act, two takes: Tucson mosque debates whether act was hate crime

WASHINGTON - When tenants of a student housing complex poured beer and tossed cans from a balcony onto children in the Islamic Center of Tucson's parking lot last month, some city officials saw a hate crime, but mosque representatives have been hesitant to call it that.


Becoming Kyler Murray: Cardinals quarterback refined skills in heart of football country

ALLEN, Texas – To understand Kyler Murray, who makes his first NFL start with the Cardinals Sunday, is to appreciate his roots in Texas and Oklahoma.


Rosie the Riveter 2.0: Welding, wielding power in male-dominated industry

GOODYEAR – Rachel Miller is her generation’s Rosie the Riveter, becoming a welder in an industry where there are still few women.


Dwindling groundwater, ever-deeper wells could spell trouble for Arizonans

PHOENIX – Dropping groundwater levels have prompted many states, including Arizona, to dig deeper wells.


Rising’s Dumbuya won’t be beaten by wingers or heat

TEMPE - The heat may be a challenge for Mustapha Dumbuya, but Rising’s full-back is one of the quickest players on the team

Mustapha Dumbuya

Jamaica Reggae Boyz Flemmings, Lambert return to Phoenix Rising

TEMPE - Rising’s Junior Flemmings and Kevon Lambert are back in Phoenix after a spell with the Jamaican National Team

Kevon Lambert and Junior Flemmings

Spry rollers: Figure skaters on wheels committed to their sport

MESA – Phoenix Roller Sports Club practices figure-skating on wheels


It’s rattlesnake season. Are you prepared?

SCOTTSDALE – The Phoenix Herpetological Society offers training classes on how to handle venomous snakes.

snake

Unusually wet winter and spring pushes Arizona out of short-term drought

PHOENIX – The U.S. Drought Monitor has declared the 48 contiguous states free of extreme or severe drought for the first time in almost two decades.


Spellbound: Eight Arizona schoolkids compete in National Spelling Bee

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., - Eight Arizona elementary and middle school students went to Washington to compete against almost 600 other students in the 92nd Scripps National Spelling Bee, but only one, from Fort Defiance, still had a shot at the finals after the first three rounds of competition.


Friday forecast: Bring on the heat!

PHOENIX – Temperatures increase across Arizona. Even after a break from the precipitation over the past few months, certain areas are still above average moisture levels.