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Arizonans have hand in, eyes on this week’s Supreme Court DACA hearing

WASHINGTON - Yazmin Irazoqui-Ruiz and Reyna Montoya will be watching as the Supreme Court considers the fate of DACA Tuesday. The two Arizona DACA recipients were cited in the dozens of brief filed in the case, including opposing briefs from the state and from Arizona advocacy groups.


No money, no lights: Shutoff of senior woman’s electricity leads to calls for reform

PHOENIX - The Arizona Corporation Commission is spending the next few months pursuing reforms for the utility companies it oversees in Arizona. There is no state government standard as to how and why a user’ who is behind payments on a bill has their utilities shut off.


New Fry’s grocery store ends food desert for downtown Phoenix

PHOENIX - A new Fry’s Food and Drug will open in downtown Phoenix on Wednesday, the first grocery store in an urban area dotted with new businesses and housing.


Peaches and team: 7-year-old cancer patient finds support from all-girls baseball teammates

CHANDLER – When they learned Leighton Accardo was battling cancer, teammates on her all-girls baseball team rallied around her.


McSally says she was raped in military, ‘horrified’ by Air Force’s response

WASHINGTON - Sen. Martha McSally, R-Arizona, revealed during a hearing on sexual assault in the miltary that she was raped by a superior officer while in the Air Force but was too "ashamed and confused" to report it, and that when she tried to report it years later she was "horrified" by tthe reponse.


Foreign-born doctors are vital to Arizona’s rural communities

SHOW LOW – To fulfill their program requirement, foreign physicians are choosing to work in underserved areas, aiding many communities and people in need of medical services while these areas struggle to find more primary care physicians.


Bias-response teams criticized for sanitizing campuses of conservative voices

Conservative students, controversial national speakers and followers of the alt-right movement claim colleges are sanitizing campuses of dissent, in violation of the First Amendment’s right to free speech.


Raising the steaks: Cardinals’ Larry Fitzgerald sees giving back as his personal responsibility

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald is entering his 15th season with the Cardinals and continues to carry his spirit of giving to the Arizona community and nationwide.


‘Just a normal kid’: Spencer Rattler tries to stay grounded as attention picks up steam

Spencer Rattler is a 17-year-old high school senior, but the Pinnacle quarterback has been on a national stage for years.


Phoenix Rising FC coach Patrice Carteron leaves team for Egyptian club

Phoenix Rising FC coach Patrice Carteron is leaving the team after one year. The soccer coach is taking a new job, a player confirmed on Monday.


Fans ‘think we are superheroes’: Athletes move to forefront of mental health discussion

During this first week of Mental Health Awareness Month, the stories of athletes’ struggles, too, are being told. “I feel like (fans) think that we are superheroes to everybody,” Phoenix Suns guard Tyler Ulis said. “We go through things in life, even though you guys see us on TV playing a game we love and having fun. We still go through our ups and down as well.”


#RedForEd: Ducey vetoes 10 bills to pressure Legislature to fund raises for teachers

As Gov. Doug Ducey vetoed bills and called for legislators to give him a state budget including a 20 percent teacher salary hike, school districts around the state began informing parents that schools would likely be closed as educators prepare to walk out April 26.