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Narrowing of state, U.S. gender wage gaps slow; may widen post-pandemic

The wage gap that had been narrowing between men and women stalled in 2019, according to new numbers from the Census Bureau, and advocates fear the situation will only get worse when pandemic-era data is released.


Reversing the desert: How an Arizona engineer is trying to heal the land and protect water

RED ROCK – A civil engineer in southern Arizona is looking at nature’s systems to reverse deserts, heal watersheds and revitalize arid land with holistic land management practices.


NHRA’s return to Wild Horse Pass concludes with end of Torrence family Arizona winning streak

CHANDLER – The NHRA missed coming to Arizona, as last year’s Arizona Nationals was canceled due to COVID-19 restrictions. Steve Torrence missed the desert more than most with a winning pedigree.


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.


Finchem, Ward targets of new subpoenas by committee probing Jan. 6 attack

WASHINGTON - The committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol subpoenaed Arizona GOP leader Kelli Ward and Rep. Mark Finchem for "information about efforts to send false slates of electors to Washington and change the outcome of the 2020 election."


‘I didn’t have a clue’: Suns’ James Jones, Monty Williams reflect on race during Black History Month

PHOENIX – From conversations to murals,Phoenix Suns executives reflect on race during Black History Month.


Nearly $1.2 billion at risk for Arizona public schools if Legislature fails to override cap

PHOENIX – Arizona public school districts could face budget cuts of 16% if the Legislature doesn’t override the aggregate expenditure limit, a spending cap that voters approved in 1980.


Brian Flores’ lawsuit against NFL casts negative light on Cardinals’ hiring practices

PHOENIX — Brian Flores, the recently fired coach of the Miami Dolphins, implicated the Arizona Cardinals in the league-wide pattern of racism and discrimination alleged in his class action lawsuit against the NFL.


‘A great reward for a lot of work’: Phoenix Suns extend general manager James Jones’ contract

PHOENIX — Riding a win streak and holding the top spot in the West, the Phoenix Suns signed general manager James Jones to an extension. The deal comes as the Suns hold the best regular-season record in the NBA at 97-30.


An incoming storm: Athletes, sports organizations ‘moving the needle’ in climate change action

PHOENIX – Professional athletes and teams across the globe have been proactive in the fight against climate change. Sports contribute largely to carbon emission, and athletes taking the cause into their own hands is happening more often.


Court: UArizona not liable for off-campus assault by former player

WASHINGTON – The University of Arizona cannot be held liable under Title IX for a football player's off-campus assault of his girlfriend, even though the university exercises "substantial control" over its athletes, a federal court said.


Latest surge in COVID-19 cases stressing Arizona health care system

WASHINGTON - Arizona reported 18,783 COVID-19 cases Wednesday, the latest in a surge of infections that experts say is stressing a state health care system that is "not well suited" to take on more cases.