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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.

Bottled up: Brewers’ pitcher on a mission to cut single-use plastic

PHOENIX – Milwaukee Brewers lefthander Brent Suter is encouraging his team to go green by replacing plastic water bottles with reusable glass bottles.

Discussion of Arizona basketball unrest finds its way to Board of Regents meeting

TEMPE – Although many thought the storm surrounding the Arizona men’s basketball program had dissipated, new developments have put the program back in the national spotlight.

At Indigenous Peoples March, different reservations, same stories

WASHINGTON - The first-ever Indigenous Peoples March brought thousands from all over the country and as far away as Australia and the Caribbean to raise awareness on issues many attendees share, from violence violence against Native women to environmental problems.

Phoenix and some companies offer options for recycling holiday lights

PHOENIX – Phoenix now offers light-recycling services. Residents can drop off lights at one of two transfer stations, starting the day after Christmas.

A new experience for Edwards and Sumlin coaching their first Territorial Cup game

Arizona State and Arizona have new additions to this year's Territorial Cup game.

‘Aggressively pursuing the facts’: Board of Regents meets to discuss UA basketball program

PHOENIX – The Arizona Board of Regents met Thursday to discuss allegations against the University of Arizona basketball program. The chair said Thursday the group is "aggressively pursuing the facts."

‘My heart’s broken’: End of season means end of ASU’s Guard U

Arizona State's loss to Syracuse in the First Four of the NCAA Tournament also meant the end of Guard U in Tempe.

Arizona’s Miller to remain coach, calls report ‘inaccurate, false and defamatory’

Sean Miller will remain coach of the Arizona men's basketball team. He said Thursday that reports he discussed payment to a player were false.

Phoenix recycling officials: Plastic bags contribute to lost time worth about $1 million

Officials estimate they lose about $1 million a year in lost time at their recycling plants because of improper recycling, mostly because of plastic bags.

‘It’s a historical day’: UA introduces first African-American head football coach

On the heels of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the University of Arizona introduced the football program’s first African-American head coach.

Supreme Court lets stand lower court rulings in Scottsdale police shooting

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court let stand a ruling that a Scottsdale police officer was justified when he shot and killed a man who threatened two people with a knife and advanced toward officers with two halves of a pool cue in his hands.