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Appeals court upholds child pornography conviction of Tucson man

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court Wednesday upheld a Tucson man's conviction and sentence on child pornography charges, rejecting his argument that procedural problems at trial kept him from presenting his defense.


Suns’ addition of Chris Paul brings praise from former coach

PHOENIX - The Phoenix Suns acquired Chris Paul in a blockbuster trade, sending four players from the Valley to the Oklahoma City Thunder


Two-Time for a beer? Former NASCAR driver Michael Waltrip launches Arizona brewing company

PHOENIX - After the idea sparked in 2018, the Michael Waltrip Brewing Company has launched in Arizona with three different styles of beers and is looking to open a fully-operating brewery in Phoenix.


Los Angeles just won NBA, MLB crowns, but COVID-19 has parades on hold

LOS ANGELES – In 2020, the Dodgers took the World Series, the Lakers became NBA champs and COVID-19 robbed Los Angeles sports fans of their chance to officially celebrate.


Giles joins mayors questioning reliability of shortened census count

WASHINGTON - Mesa Mayor John Giles joined mayors from around the country Monday questioning the reliability of the just-ended census and demanding that the Census Bureau be given more time to verify its count of the U.S. population.


As COVID-19 upends volleyball season, Tolleson, Phoenix Union districts improvise

PHOENIX - The AIA girls volleyball season will be played without districts that decided to postpone or cancel fall sports, including the Tolleson Union and Phoenix Union school districts.


Tribe rushes to beat use-or-lose deadline on COVID-19 relief funds

WASHINGTON - Spending $177 million may not seem like a problem, but it is a challenge for Navajo Nation leaders who could lose those federal COVID-19 relief funds if they don't find projects that can be completed by the end of this year.


‘Nothing we saw coming’: Arizona sports card market takes off during pandemic

PHOENIX – While many small businesses in Arizona have suffered, the sports trading card trading market has boomed during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Daily COVID-19 testing could help Pac-12 return to play earlier than expected

Pac-12 sports could resume sooner rather than later after announcing partnership with COVID-19 testing corporation.


Native youth navigate complex, contradictory jurisdictions

Burdened by generations of historical trauma, Native youth navigate a convoluted justice system that few other children face.


Legal challenges to border wall continue – and so does construction

PHOENIX – The border wall construction continues despite multiple legal challenges from conservation groups who claim biodiversity is being altered and environmental laws ignored to fast-track construction.


As pandemic rages, farmworkers say employers are ‘prioritizing production over … lives’

The spread of COVID-19 has forced scores of agricultural workers throughout the Southwest to make a choice between their health and their incomes.