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Arizona police agencies get low marks for body camera policies

WASHINGTON - Police departments in Phoenix, Mesa and Tucson fell short in a new report that rated departments for policies that ensure that body cameras are a "tool for accountability, not a tool for surveillance" by agencies.

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Gallego gets high marks for speech, convention leadership from delegates

PHILADELPHIA - For a sense of how effective Rep. Ruben Gallego was in his speech to the Democratic National Convention, look no further than Arizona delegate Michael Gordy.


Phoenix Mercury’s Isabelle Harrison remembers former coach Pat Summitt

PHOENIX - When Isabelle Harrison was called out of class at the University of Tennessee and into the office of Lady Vols coach Pat Summitt one day during Harrison’s freshman year, she knew something wasn’t right.


Business leaders market Arizona to the world at Washington summit

WASHINGTON - They came from the state and from several cities, but business leaders at an event here this week had a common goal - convincing foreign business owners that Arizona is the right place for them.


Giffords, Kelly say ‘common sense’ gun laws needed to protect vets

WASHINGTON - Former Rep. Gabby Giffords and her husband, Mark Kelly, told a Washington audience Friday that "common sense" steps on guns need to be taken to "help address the epidemic of gun suicide" by veterans.


Giffords calls for civility in this ‘very negative’ campaign season

WASHINGTON - Former Rep. Gabby Giffords was back in Washington Thursday with her husband, Mark Kelly, calling for a more civil public discourse during a campaign season filled with what Kelly called "kind of historic poor rhetoric."


NFL promises to return some Defense Department marketing funds

WASHINGTON - Arizona's senators welcomed the announcement this week by NFL officials that the league would return more than $723,000 of Defense Department recruitment funds that had been used to fund events at games honoring troops.


Return of men’s tennis brings ASU a step closer to goal of becoming Olympic mecca

TEMPE – From the day he arrived at Arizona State in 2014, Ray Anderson has worked to make the university a destination for Olympic hopefuls.


In limited market, Phoenix teams turn to Native American communities to sponsor arenas

Four major professional sports teams. Four professional sports venues. Nine different names.


Arizona becoming a popular place to train for Olympic hopefuls

The state of Arizona is no stranger to Olympians. A string of athletes from the state has pursued the Olympic dream and made it a reality. But they have done so outside of Arizona.


Olympic medalist prepares elite track athletes at Phoenix-based Altis

When a marketing team proposed the name “Altis” to John Godina for the sports-training business he founded, it had a familiar ring to him.


Supreme Court upholds redrawing of Arizona’s legislative districts

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court unanimously affirmed the boundaries of Arizona's legislative districts Wednesday, saying the commission that drew the districts had legitimate reasons for putting more voters in some districts than in others.

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