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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.


Mercury’s Kelsey Bone to take anthem protests into WNBA playoffs

PHOENIX – Kelsey Bone is taking her social injustice protest to a bigger stage. On a night when the Phoenix Mercury clinched a berth in the WNBA playoffs, the 24-year-old center kneeled during the singing of the national anthem to raise awareness of alleged racial inequality and the recent shootings by and of police officers around the country.


Short on Z’s in AZ: A third of Arizonans don’t get enough sleep

WASHINGTON - One word keeps coming up as Amber Stites describes her night - late.


Arizona Democratic delegation to national convention shaping up

With the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia exactly three months away, Arizona’s Democratic delegation is finally starting to take shape.

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Report: Arizona casino revenues grew for fourth year, mirroring nation

WASHINGTON - Revenues from Arizona casinos inched up to $1.82 billion in 2014 for a fourth straight year of growth, both trends that mirrored tribal casinos nationwide, according to a new national report.


App aimed at Chinese-speaking students wins $50,000 in ASU competition

Tempe – Despite Chang Liu’s numerous years of English lessons in China, she found it extremely difficult to communicate when she arrived at Arizona State University.


House fails to block Tohono O’odham casino resort in Glendale

WASHINGTON - The House on Monday failed to muster the two-thirds vote needed to pass a bill that would have blocked a Tohono O'odham casino in Glendale, just weeks before the facility is scheduled to open.


Court sides with Tohono O’odham – again – in fight over Glendale casino

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court Friday upheld a lower court's ruling that prevented the city of Glendale from annexing land in an effort to block a planned Tohono O'odham casino there.


Mail closure in Tucson could save postal service, but cost region millions

A half dozen customers patiently wait in line at the Cherrybell post office in Tucson. It's quiet on this weekday morning.