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Art in motion: South Phoenix light-rail extension will include 11 cultural art installations

Valley Metro and the City of Phoenix asked community members to select 14 artists nationwide to create 11 art installations for the South Phoenix light rail extension.


Nearly 22,000 unite to push for political power at Women’s March in Arizona

Nearly 22,000 people marched in solidarity with it's millions across the globe.


White Mountain Apache water measure sidetracked by labor language

WASHINGTON - A bill to provide desperately needed water project funding for the White Mountain Apache tribe was expected to pass easily this week, but instead became the focus of a partisan fight over labor regulations.


Trump’s rhetoric awakens new spirit, new questions in Mexico

Mexico has seen rapid growth in education levels and financial status since the signing of NAFTA, and Mexicans now want to be seen as an equal partner to the U.S., a desire only fueled by the rhetoric of the Trump administration


Arizona police departments try to repair rifts with communities

PHOENIX – When Jeri Williams took over as Phoenix police chief last year, she made it a point to address the tension between law enforcement and the community.


For political pros, keeping Thanksgiving civil is a political art itself

WASHINGTON - Three things are likely to ruin an otherwise good Thanksgiving: too much alcohol, too-dry stuffing and talking politics at the dinner table. But how do you navigate the holiday when talking about politics is not just a hobby, but your career?


Hunters may be solution to reducing destructive bison herd at Grand Canyon

GRAND CANYON – A spring used to rush through a hillside on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, nourishing bats, mule deer and other wildlife — that is, until bison trampled the watering hole into a mud puddle.

Bison

Art exhibit in Phoenix gives young Hispanic immigrants a way to express themselves

PHOENIX — Thousands of miles from home, ten 17-year-old young men living in Arizona found a way to connect to their roots.

man painting

Lawmakers, advocates blast ‘misguided’ Grand Canyon fee hike plan

WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers and advocates are condemning proposed fee increases at the Grand Canyon and 16 other parks, a move the National Park Service said is badly needed to fund billions in backlogged maintenance projects.


‘Tour de Hispanica’ a celebration of language and culture

PHOENIX — Hispanic Heritage Month is observed across the United States from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 and it celebrates the cultures, customs and traditions of many Latin countries.

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The faces of intersectional feminism

PHOENIX - Feminists from around the Valley traveled to Arizona State University’s downtown campus Wednesday to honor civil rights activist Sylvia Mendez, who spoke about her contribution in the 1947 Mendez v. Westminster case that ended segregation in California.

Sylvia Mendez

Officials dedicate Florence post office to WWII veteran

FLORENCE – The day he turned 17, Adolfo “Harpo” Celaya enlisted in the U.S. Navy.

U.S. Postal Service building in Florence