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Scorching hot: Phoenix Suns win nine straight after blocking out the noise

PHOENIX - The Suns return to Phoenix after a short but successful three-game road trip, stretching their win streak to nine games. Second in the conference and the hottest team in the league, the Suns are doing all they can to keep their minds on the court – and keep out the noise.


‘Becoming Jane’: LA exhibit explores the evolution of conservationist Jane Goodall

LOS ANGELES – Jane Goodall began living among chimpanzees in Tanzania in 1960, and over the decades she has given scientists a new understanding of our closest relatives.


Keeping it in the Valley: Former Sun Devils Holland Woods, Taeshon Cherry enjoy vibe at GCU

PHOENIX – The team chemistry and culture of the GCU men’s basketball team brought former Sun Devils Holland Woods and Taeshon Cherry from Tempe to Phoenix.


Arizona schools address COVID’s impact on student mental health

CHANDLER – Teens are struggling more than usual with their mental health, due to social isolation, economic instability and other worries surrounding COVID-19. Across Arizona, schools have launched efforts to help youth protect their well-being.


Larson’s career turnaround leads to NASCAR Cup Series Championship

PHOENIX – On Sunday at Phoenix Raceway, Kyle Larson capped off one of the most accomplished NASCAR Cup Series seasons in recent memory, outrunning his three title competitors in the final sprint to win the race and secure his first NASCAR Cup Series Championship. It followed a season that included a six-month suspension.


LGBTQ+ community excited, relieved that Phoenix Pride is back after COVID hiatus

PHOENIX – Phoenix Pride will hold its first large-scale, in-person festival since April 2019, and some LGBTQ+ community members hope it will provide an antidote to the isolation they have faced during the pandemic.


Tucson chief moves a step closer to CBP job, on narrow committee vote

WASHINGTON - Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus moved one step closer to becoming the next commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Wednesday after a Senate committee narrowly approved his nomination, voting largely on party lines.


Pediatricians ready to vaccinate ages 5-11 against COVID, urge parents to prepare kids

PHOENIX – The CDC approved the COVID-19 vaccination for children 5 to 11. Health care providers provided insight on what parents can do to prepare their child to get the shot.


Citizenship applications backlog leaves thousands with cases pending

WASHINGTON - More than 11,000 citizenship applications are pending in Arizona, some of the 907,424 cases pending across the U.S. this summer, more than twice the 2015 backlog. Federal offials blame the pandemic for the delays, but critics blame Trump-era agency cuts.


Biden reverses Trump cuts to national monuments, restores Bears Ears

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden restored Bears Ears National Monument to its previous 1.36 million-acres footprint Friday, reversing a Trump-era decision to cut as much as 85% of the southern Utah site valued for its environmental, archeological and tribal treasures.


‘Unacceptable’: Diamondbacks don’t finish as MLB’s worst team, but they were close

PHOENIX – Heading into the 2021 season, the expectations for the Arizona Diamondbacks were low in a competitive National League West. And after 162 games, the record shows they lived up to those expectations.


Westgate confident in future, despite Coyotes soon leaving Gila River Arena

PHOENIX – Although the Arizona Coyotes will leave after the 2021-22 season, the Westgate Entertainment District is confident it can thrive.