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Black advocates spotlight uneven rates of food allergies in children

Across the U.S., Black advocates are working to combat food allergy disparities in children of color and push for action to help.


Latinos criticize lack of prominent roles at Democratic convention

WASHINGTON - Hispanic Democrats are upset with what they see as a failure to adequately feature Latinos in the just-ended Democratic National Convention, but Biden campaign officials claim it was the "most diverse national political convention in history."


Survey: Latino families, businesses say they were left out by CARES Act

PHOENIX - About half of low-income Latino households and just as many Latino-owned businesses said they have not received any support from the massive COVID-19 relief bills, according to a nationwide poll released Wednesday.


Man vs. mussel: Buckeye mayor testifies on threat from invasive species

WASHINGTON - Buckeye Mayor Jackie A. Meck joined other witnesses before a Senate committee Wednesday to talk about threat that invasive species, like quagga mussels and salt cedars, post to water supplies in the West.


Cheers and jeers: Trump supporters, opponents gear up for his Phoenix rally

PHOENIX – President Trump will rally supporters Wednesday night at the Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix.


ASU esports seeks official program status with more institutional support

PHOENIX – Despite fielding some of the top esports teams in the country and boasting one of the largest clubs on campus, the ASU esports association is fighting for more support from ASU administration.


Democrats go to court to gain top listing on Arizona ballots

PHOENIX – Political advocacy groups are suing Arizona, claiming a ballot order statute puts Democrats at an unconstitutional disadvantage on election day.


Grant allows Native American nonprofit to expand medical services in Phoenix

PHOENIX - A federal grant awarded to Native American Connections in Phoenix will allow the group to provide primary care medical services to patients. The group already offers substance abuse treatment and mental health services.


1 million agave: Ambitious binational restoration plan to plant agave, protect bats

ÁLAMOS, SONORA – Bat Conservation International has an ambitious plan to plant 1 million agave in the U.S and Mexico in the next 10 years. Agave is a key plant for migrating bats.


Arizona official touts ‘holistic’ approach to combating trafficking

WASHINGTON - Human trafficking is a massive problem, which is why Arizona has adopted a "massive approach" to dealing with it, a state official told a gathering of government and business leaders in Washington on Tuesday.


Water officials press Senate on urgency of Colorado River drought plan

WASHINGTON - The director of the Arizona Department of Water Resources joined other state and federal water officials who told a Senate panel that there is an "urgent need" to authorize a multistate drought contingency plan for the Colorado River basin.


Arizona researchers find new ways to monitor snowpack – right down to your neighborhood

TUCSON – Researchers from the University of Arizona now are able to precisely track snowpack across the United States, which will help as the West gets drier and hotter..