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National anthem protest has national trickle-down effect

University High School, located in West Los Angeles, features a socially aware group of players under the direction of coach John Washington.


State officials extend condolences over Tucson native killed in Jordan

WASHINGTON - Arizona officials were extending their condolences for a Tucson native who was among three soldiers killed Friday when their "convoy came under fire entering a Jordanian military base," according to a Defense Department statement.


City held up as model to voters weighing $200 billion in transit questions

WASHINGTON - Phoenix was held out as a model for the nation during a conference call Wednesday by transit officials pushing for approval of about $200 billion in transit projects on local ballots across the country next week.


Arizona took more Syrian refugees than most states, U.S. seeks more

WASHINGTON - At least 800 Syrian refugees were resettled in Arizona over the last year, more refugees than all but three states in the nation, according to the most recent data from the State Department's Refugee Processing Center.

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Tebow’s presence draws crowds to Arizona Fall League

SCOTTSDALE – Tim Tebow leans against the backstop netting at Scottsdale Stadium, fielding questions from reporters.


Settlement of charges against Yavapai hospital called win for whistleblowers

WASHINGTON - A national expert on whistleblowers Wednesday welcomed the multimillion-dollar settlement of charges against the Yavapai Regional Medical Center as "a great example" of how the system should work.

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Women’s hockey growing in the desert

PHOENIX - It’s getting colder in the desert. “We’re not a hockey state but we are starting to get there,” said Jordan Nash-Boulden, an Arizona State women’s hockey player.

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Arizona Democratic delegates: How the ‘Bernie effect’ influenced party platform

We asked Arizona Democrats in Philadelphia, "Are you noticing a 'Bernie effect' on the Democratic Party platform?"


Mr., Ms. Smith to go Washington: Citizens add voices on national issues

WASHINGTON — Over two days last week, three Arizonans - a teacher, a former student and a immigration case worker - came to Washington to add their voices to the debate over Merrick Garland's stalled Supreme Court nomination.


Election officials still counting Prop 123 votes, approval holding small lead

Updated at 12:05 p.m. May 18, 2016. After months of frustration, hope, and Twitter mentions, voters’ decision on Proposition 123, a measure that could give schools $3.5 billion over the next decade, is still too close to call on Wednesday.

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From fad to flames: The rise and fall of the hoverboard industry

After colleges began regulating them, public entities banned them and retailers pulled them from shelves, one of 2015’s biggest fads has faded.

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Arizona’s golf community confident in sport’s future

As golf experiences a national decline, Arizona is not immune.

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