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Sustainable in Sedona: As tourism rises, city’s free shuttles ease parking problems

SEDONA – Tourists looking for outdoor activities with social distancing flocked to Sedona during the pandemic, adding to traffic congestion and prompting the city to expedite plans to make its tourism more sustainable, including a shuttle for hikers and deterrents to off-road vehicles in certain places.


Popular proxies: Close to 10% of House votes cast by proxy since 2020

WASHINGTON - House members have cast more than 31,000 proxy votes during more than 700 roll calls since 2020, or about 10% of all possible votes in that time. But what started as a COVID-19 emergency measure has become a routine that some say is being abused.


Group plans appeal in effort to keep Biggs, Gosar, Finchem off ballot

WASHINGTON - A voters' advocacy group said it will appeal a Maricopa County judge's decision to dismiss its lawsuit that sought to ban three GOP lawmakers from the ballot for their support of the Jan. 6 insurrection.


Arizona’s growing Latino population is underrepresented among teachers

PHOENIX - A report by ALL In Education shows Latino students in Arizona falling behind because of a lack of Latino teachers in the state.


Court allows Jan. 6 suit against Georgia lawmaker; could affect 3 in Arizona

WASHINGTON - A federal court said Georgia voters can press their claim that Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene's support for the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol disqualifies her from the ballot, the same charge that has been filed against three Arizona lawmakers.


Where’s Kyler? Arizona Cardinals teammates not concerned about quarterback’s absence at workouts

PHOENIX – Coming off a playoff loss to the Rams, the Arizona Cardinals officially started their offseason workout program Tuesday. Among the players not there? Quarterback Kyler Murray


Texas Tech’s all-time winningest softball coach now turning around GCU’s program

PHOENIX – Shanon Hays, the winningest coach in softball history at Texas Tech, is now turning around Grand Canyon’s program. The Lopes, who were 19-30 in 2021, are first in the WAC West.


On heels of Flores’ discrimination lawsuit, ASU’s Herm Edwards, Ray Anderson push for change

PHOENIX – On the heels of news that former Arizona Cardinals coach Steve Wilks has joined a class-action racial discrimination lawsuit against the NFL and other teams, Arizona State’s Herm Edwards and Ray Anderson called for more change.


ASU estudia cómo las mascotas ayudan a aliviar la soledad entre los adultos mayores y el aislamiento social

SUN CITY – Investigadores de la Universidad Estatal de Arizona se asociaron con Meals on Wheels America para realizar un estudio nacional para comprender la influencia que tienen las mascotas en el aislamiento social y la soledad.


Phoenix Rising FC shifts direction, looks to start U.S. Open Cup campaign with bang

PHOENIX – The Phoenix Rising begin their U.S. Open Cup campaign against fellow AZ club Valley United FC on Wednesday.


Meals on Wheels, ASU study how pets affect social isolation, loneliness among older adults

SUN CITY – Researchers at Arizona State University are partnering with Meals on Wheels America for a national study to understand the influence that pets have on social isolation and loneliness.


Arizona experimentará otra primavera más cálida y seca debido a las condiciones de sequía

WASHINGTON – Los arizonenses que esperan un descanso esta primavera de la sequía que afecta al estado se sentirán decepcionados, ya que los climatólogos piden condiciones de sequía menores a excepcionales, lo que se llama la “nueva normalidad” del estado.