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Trump pardons former Rep. Rick Renzi for fraud, extortion convictions

WASHINGTON - In one of his last acts as president, Donald Trump pardoned two Arizonans, including former Rep. Rick Renzi, who was convicted of extortion, racketeering and other charges, and a one-time bank robber who supporters say turned his life around.


Toned down Fiesta Bowl still has meaning for Oregon, Iowa State

PHOENIX – This Fiesta Bowl will be like no other, especially for the two teams – Iowa State and Oregon – who have had to prepare for the high profile college football game during a pandemic.


For Sonora’s tianguistas, other informal workers, COVID-19 brings unique challenges

Tianguistas – flea markets – in Sonora have been effectively shut out from their main supplier. The COVID-19 pandemic and border restrictions have hit the industry hard.


Diversifying the pack: Cross fostering helps Mexican wolf population boost genetic mix

ALPINE – With fewer than 200 Mexican wolves living wild in Arizona, biologists on the ground and in Missouri have helped implement a cross-fostering program to increase the genetic diversity of wolf packs.


Biosphere 2 study: Tropical forests may be more resilient to rising temperatures than predicted

PHOENIX – Researchers discovered at Biosphere 2 near Tucson that tropical forests may be more resilient to warming temperatures than originally thought, but they are still facing other negative effects of climate change.


No cold elders: Volunteers provide firewood for Navajo families ahead of winter

Because many Navajo rely on firewood to heat their homes, volunteers with the nonprofit Chizh for Cheii provide elders across the reservation with free firewood.


State leaders deride daylong rehash of rejected voting irregularities

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's attorneys presented hours of rehashed claims of previously rejected voting irregularities during a daylong meeting Monday that legislative leaders called an "illegitimate" exercise meant to undermine confidence in the elections.


Kelly already playing part of senator ahead of next week’s swearing-in

WASHINGTON - He won't be sworn in for several days yet, but Sen.-elect Mark Kelly is already acting the part, meeting with the governor and senators, naming a transition team and hosting town halls. There's little time to waste: His swearing-in could come next week.


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After weeks of fighting, ballot counting may be near finish in Arizona

WASHINGTON - All 15 Arizona counties had submitted official election results by Monday to the secretary of state, who will certify them in the next week or sooner - ending a contentious weeks-long battle over a normally routine process.


ASU basketball’s crowded backcourt gives ‘Guard U’ a preseason top 25 nod

LOS ANGELES – ASU basketball kicks off Wednesday night when the Sun Devils play Rhode Island in the 2020 Empire Classic. Coach Bobby Hurley and players talk about the upcoming season.


Football game cancellations rampant among Arizona high schools as COVID-19 cases rise

SCOTTSDALE – After shuffling their schedule four times, the 4-1 Saguaro Sabercats can say they have a grind to be eligible for the 2020 AIA playoffs.