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ASU, Arizona change Michael Phelps as he nears final bow at Rio Olympics

Lost among 20 other swimmers gliding through the water, the most decorated Olympian of all-time swims laps at the Skyline Aquatic Center in Mesa. The only way to identify Michael Phelps with his face down in the water is a gold swim cap.


Western officials attack EPA clean-water rule in House hearing

WASHINGTON - Officials from Western states Wednesday blasted what they called "overreaching" and "job-killing" clean-water regulations proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency but currently on hold as the result of a court challenge.


Immigrants disappointed by Trump’s plan to cut off remittances to pay for border wall

Mexican immigrants, who send money to relatives back home, reacted with disappointment over a proposal to cut off their ability to send remittances to Mexico.


Kid’s Cafe feeds hungry children, helps them with homework in after-school program

Kid’s Cafe serves free meals to Valley children who might otherwise go hungry.


For Arizona Latinos, primary election is just a warmup to November

While Arizona Latinos lined up at polling stations to make their choices for Tuesday’s primary preference election, immigrant-rights groups sent out volunteers to continue registering voters.


Voters protest in the wake of clogged Maricopa County polling places

Elected officials and members of the public on Wednesday called for action after Maricopa County voters faced a night of long lines and overwhelmed polling stations during Tuesday’s presidential preference election.

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New bill would make online fantasy sports betting legal in Arizona

A new bill that is being proposed in the Senate would legalize online fantasy sports betting in Arizona.

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Opponents slam “dark money” bill

Opponents of a legislative move to reduce state oversight of “dark money” said changes approved last week by the Senate would put Arizona elections under a cloud.

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Pilots donated nearly $800,000 in ‘angel’ flights last year

GOODYEAR – Dennis Phelan packed his plane, closed the hangar door and went through his pre-flight checklist.


Pastor strives to keep MLK legacy at historic Tanner A.M.E. Church

Historic Tanner Chapel A.M.E. Church, one of the oldest African American churches in the state, is the only Arizona church where civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. is known to have given a sermon.


What we learned: Reflections on El Paso-Juárez from the Borderlands team

Editor’s note: Recently, a group of Cronkite reporters for the Borderlands program spent a week covering Pope Francis' visit to the border. In the end, the story became more than just about the pope. The reporters were among the few, if not the only student reporters, who covered the story from El Paso and Juárez, one of the biggest border communities in the world, from both sides. Here's an essay with their reflections:


Time running low as supporters of sex ed inclusivity bill voice support

A bill that would eliminate Arizona’s ban on school districts including any discussion of homosexual sex in teaching the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases is running out of time, according to the bill’s author.

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