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Jorinde van Klinken’s two titles lead way for ASU in Pac-12 Track and Field Championships

EUGENE, Oregon – Although she wasn’t satisfied with her performance, Jorinde van Klinken led the way for ASU’s women in the Pac-12 Track and Field Championships.


The beat goes on: Drumlines reinvent themselves as important pieces in the sports world

PHOENIX – From their role in HBCU marching bands to their place in a popular movie, drumlines have become a key player in the sports entertainment world.


Kayla Mueller’s parents speak as ISIS fighter is sentenced in her death

WASHINGTON - Kayla Jean Mueller's parents told a federal judge Friday that "there's not a day, barely an hour" when they don't think of their daughter, who was kidnapped in Syria and held hostage by ISIS for 18 months before being killed in 2015.


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.


Perry High softball team makes dramatic turnaround, aims at state title

GILBERT – Coming off a dismal 2020-21 season, the Perry High School softball team has emerged as one of the state’s bess.


Some of Arizona’s top players headline NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament

PHOENIX – The NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament features multiple Valley athletes competing at the highest level of collegiate competition.


Oklahoma, tribes clash over jurisdiction after Supreme Court’s McGirt decision

The Supreme Court’s 2020 McGirt decision has Oklahoma and its 39 tribes negotiating over the re-establishment of reservations in the state. Western states are watching, but most have a long-established framework on issues of criminal jurisdiction.


Russians in Arizona look on with dismay, sadness at invasion of Ukraine

WASHINGTON - It’s been decades since Paul Antseliovich and Nikolai Riasnianski left Russia, but the years and the miles have not made it any easier for the two longtime Arizona residents to watch events of recent weeks that lead up to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.


Far-left, far-right lawmakers come together to caution Biden on Ukraine

WASHINGTON - Who says bipartisanship is dead? House members from the liberal "squad" joined members of the conservative Freedom Caucus this week to urge President Joe Biden to get congressional approval before committing any U.S. troops to fighting in Ukraine.


Climate data reveals a hotter, drier Arizona, with more extremes possible

PHOENIX – NOAA’s 2022 Arizona Climate Summary says the state got hotter and rainfall remained highly variable from 2017-20. This might not sound like news, but experts say we need to take a closer look at the changes – especially increased nighttime temperatures in metro Phoenix.


COVID and political fatigue inspired ‘lighter, comedic’ Super Bowl ads

PHOENIX – Super Bowl television commercials adopted a kinder and more humorous tone during the big game this year after a few companies built their spots around the pandemic or politics in 2021 – if they advertised at all.


Oklahoma tribal sovereignty case gets Supreme Court review, not reversal

The Supreme Court will revisit - but not overturn - its landmark 2020 decision that said a large part of eastern Oklahoma is still legally Muscogee (Creek) reservation land, a ruling that state officials claim has upended trial courts there.