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Goodbye, Columbus?: Arizona celebrates first Indigenous Peoples’ Day

WASHINGTON - After years of advocacy by tribal groups, Arizona on Monday celebrated its first Indigenous Peoples' Day, but the proclamation designating the day was just for this year and it still shared the calendar with Columbus Day.


With captain Ekman-Larsson staying, Coyotes ready to ‘get back to work’

PHOENIX – Although the Arizona Coyotes announced several signings at the beginning of the NHL free agency period, the big news was that Oliver Ekman-Larsson will remain with the club.


Confederate monuments removed in Arizona amid broader push

PHOENIX – The local chapter of United Daughters of the Confederacy said it removed the monuments to be cleaned after they were vandalized.


Rise in homelessness feared after eviction moratorium ends

PHOENIX – School districts make plans to reopen or go remote, an Arizona teacher dies after working remotely with other teachers, and other headlines from around the Grand Canyon State.


Coronavirus sports roundup: Cardinals’ season ticket holders await news, JC baseball players react

PHOENIX - Season ticket holder for Arizona Cardinals await news, Coyotes back on ice and JC baseball players reaction to canceled season.


Dating from home: How to find or keep love alive in the time of coronavirus

PHOENIX – Despite stay-at-home orders and other restrictions, couples and those hoping to find love are using creative ways to date from a distance.


In a season of turmoil, Coyotes clinched first Pacific Division title eight years ago

PHOENIX – The then-Phoenix Coyotes, led by goalie Mike Smith, clinched first place in the Pacific Division on this day in 2012, then followed it with the deepest playoff run the team has made since arriving in the Valley.


Degrees of difficulty: Millions have some college, no degree to show

WASHINGTON - Arizona had almost 600,000 "noncompleters" last year - those with some higher education but no degree to show for it - and the state is not alone. Up to 36 million Americans are noncompleters, says a report, that says colleges need to do better at working with nontraditional students.


Could Chaparral’s Jack Miller be Ohio State’s next star quarterback under Ryan Day?

SCOTTSDALE – Could Chaparral's Jack Miller be Ohio State's next standout quarterback? Many, including Ryan Day, think so.


Mark of the conquistadors: Mexico grapples with the polarizing legacy of Spain

MEXICO CITY – Five hundred years after the Spanish arrived in Mexico, the nation still is coming to terms with the conquistadors, who slaughtered millions as they brought benefits to the New World.


Mark of the conquistadors: Music gives voice to colonized peoples

MEXICO CITY – In Mexico City, indigenous musicians find common ground with rock and hip-hop artists as they tell stories of oppression and dispossession.


Sports leagues taking steps to further protect fans from balls, bats and pucks

PHOENIX – Sports fans around the world are at risk of serious injury every time they enter a stadium, arena or golf course. Teams and leagues are taking further steps to keep fans safer.