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Arizona’s Bush Fire – now the largest in the country – forces evacuations

The Bush Fire, northeast of Mesa, is home to the largest fire in the country. Nearly 1,500 people were forced to evacuate.


Plan to ‘revive’ uranium mining called unneeded, unwanted by advocates

PHOENIX - Environmentalists are blasting a Trump administration call for "bold action to revive and strengthen the uranium mining industry," an industry whose history they say has left a "toxic trail" through the Grand Canyon.


A nod of respect: Bobblehead craze still going strong in 2020

PHOENIX – Bobbleheads are highly popular, not only with fans but the professional teams who give them away.


‘I know you didn’t want to be a hero’: 16 years ago, nation stunned by death of Pat Tillman

TEMPE – Pat Tillman’s death while serving in Afghanistan was a crushing blow to the Arizona community and those around the nation. The former Arizona State and Cardinals defensive standout was killed on this day in 2004.


Twenty-three years ago, Cardinals kept ASU quarterback Jake Plummer in Arizona

PHOENIX – On this day 23 years ago, the Cardinals selected Arizona State quarterback Jake Plummer in the second round of the 1997 NFL Draft


Sanders reaches for inclusivity, slams Biden at Phoenix rally

PHOENIX – Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, battling Joe Biden for the Democratic presidential nomination, called on thousands of supporters days ahead of the 11th Democratic debate, which will be in Phoenix.


While collegiate esports are on the rise, sports games are being left behind

PHOENIX - With collegiate esports growing rapidly, sports games are being left behind without help from developers.


Arizona middle school students compete to plan the cities of the future

WASHINGTON - They have four-, 10- and 20-year plans for their own lives, but the three Maricopa Wells Middle School students in Washington this week for an engineering competition were also looking farther down the road - to what a sustainable Salt Lake City might look like in 100 years.


Veterans connect with next generation through storytelling

PHOENIX – The Veterans Heritage Project connects the next generation of students to veterans and history through interviews.

Fallen heroes remembered on Memorial Day

Trump administration’s push for U.S. uranium production opposed near Grand Canyon

TUSAYAN – President Donald Trump has listed uranium as a “critical mineral,” which may encourage domestic uranium mining. The Nuclear Fuel Working Group has not issued recommendations yet, but uranium mining companies want quotas lax oversight, while environmental activists push for a ban on uranium mining near the Grand Canyon.


Could baseball influencers such as Jomboy, PitchingNinja offer solution to MLB’s marketing woes?

PHOENIX – At a time when MLB needs to grow the game, content creators like Jomboy and PitchingNinja make baseball fun and accessible to casual sports fans.


Damming the Little Colorado River for power projects is opposed by tribes, environmentalists

PHOENIX – Two hydroelectric storage projects are being proposed for the Little Colorado River and environmental activists as well as the Hopi Tribe, and the Navajo Nation, are opposed.