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Navajo-Gallup Water Supply Project projected to serve thousands of people

PHOENIX – The ongoing project aims to bring drinking water to the Navajo Nation, the Jicarilla Apache Nation and Gallup, New Mexico. Some residents have received water while others are still waiting.


With end to Roe possible, thousands brave cold at upbeat March for Life

WASHINGTON - Arizonans were among the thousands in Washington for the 49th March for Life, an annual anti-abortion rally that could be closer than ever to its goal of having the Supreme Court overturn a 1973 ruling that recognized a right to an abortion.


Mayors say immigration reform needed, but politics likely to prevent it

WASHINGTON - Mayors of Tucson and Mesa agreed Wednesday that immigration reform is needed to address the current situation at the border, but they are not confident it can get done in the current fractured political climate.


Arizonans join Capitol protest as Senate takes up voting rights bills

WASHINGTON - The Senate began debate Tuesday on a pair of sweeping voting-rights bills, despite a GOP filibuster likely to block any vote on the bills. But advocates, including some hunger strikers, hope to bring enough pressure to bear to eventually win passage of the bills.


They paved paradise, put up a parking lot: Valley racing fans mourn closing of dirt tracks

PHOENIX – Dirt tracks across Arizona have a deep history in the auto racing world and have been a proving ground for the next NASCAR racers. Once they began to close, communities built within the sport.


State statutes could protect families if Indian Child Welfare Act is overturned

The Indian Child Welfare Act, which was passed in 1978, could be overturned by the Supreme Court, advocates say, but state laws could provide some of the same protections.


With the Colorado River in crisis, those who decide its future gather with a sense of urgency

Some of the most important researchers and decision makers in Western water management will be in Las Vegas discussing the future of the Colorado River, which comes ahead of major cutbacks implemented by the federal government.


FCS playoffs extend football season for ‘a lot of ballers’ from Arizona

WASHINGTON - None of Arizona’s three Division I football teams will vie for a national championship this fall, but 25 players with Arizona ties still have a shot - as part of the 24 teams squaring off in the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision playoffs that begin Saturday.


After years of addiction, heartbreak, former Arizona star Vance Johnson helps others

TUCSON - Vance Johnson’s past includes struggles with alcohol and prescription pill addiction after he witnessed domestic abuse growing up. Now, the former University of Arizona and NFL star is committed to sobriety and wants to help others facing substance abuse issues.


Cindy McCain, Charles Barkley, others celebrate ‘extraordinary life’ of Grant Woods

PHOENIX – Cindy McCain, Charles Barkley and others spoke at a memorial service celebrating the life of former Arizona Attorney General Grant Woods, who died Oct. 23 at age 67.


As 25th anniversary of last Suns coaching stint nears, Fitzsimmons remembered for positivity

PHOENIX - The late Cotton Fitzsimmons was enshrined in the Naismith Basketball Hall Of Fame after his wife JoAnn fought for his story and legacy.


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.