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Arizona officials keep an eye out, as Defense budget again targets A-10

WASHINGTON - Arizona officials said they will fight to make sure that Davis-Monthan Air Force Base does not take a hit as a result of the Pentagon's decision to retire 44 A-10 fighter jets, a mainstay at the Tucson base.


Arizona firms cited for role in hundreds of millions of scam robocalls

WASHINGTON - A federal court Wednesday ordered two Paradise Valley residents to stop operating businesses that prosecutors said were used to funnel hundreds of millions of robocalls per month from overseas scammers.


Do uniforms play a role in college football recruiting?

LOS ANGELES – In the age of social media, an endless array of football uniform styles and combinations can dazzle during recruitment of top athletes.


With drought plans finished, water managers pause Colorado River negotiations

LAS VEGAS – With the drought contingency plan finished, water managers from across the Southwest recently gathered in Las Vegas to figure out what’s next. Climate change already is restricting the arid region’s water supplies, and there’s little agreement on how to bring balance to the Colorado River Basin.


Role reversal: Teen caring for father with Alzheimer’s shares her experience

CERRITOS, Calif. – Emily Jenkins has helped care for her father since he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease about 10 years ago. She just turned 19.


System will study headwaters of the Colorado to gauge stream flow, soil moisture, evaporation

GREELEY, Colo. – A new high-tech monitoring program is set to take shape in the headwaters of the Colorado and Gunnison rivers.


Native Americans have the most difficulty accessing clean water, report says

DENNEHOTSO – Unregulated drinking water sources are the greatest public health risk on the Navajo Reservation, according to the EPA.


More than a name: Son of a Hall of Famer, Hamilton’s Brenden Rice hopes to forge own path

CHANDLER – A legacy runs deep when you are related to the greatest wide receiver to ever play football. However, for Brenden Rice, it is the legacy he makes separate from his father which means more to him.


Racist taunts aimed at Native American high school athletes denounced

SCOTTSDALE – Salt River High School volleyball players were targets of racial taunts. Their governing body is organizing a committee to ensure it doesn’t happen again.


Longtime NFL coach Wylie surprise addition to Hamilton High coaching staff

CHANDLER - For the 2019 football season, Bob Wylie finds himself in a new and unexpected role: coach on the Hamilton High School football team.


More efficient than solar panels? Rust, saltwater show renewable-energy promise

LOS ANGELES – Scientists in California and Illinois may have found an efficient renewable energy source that’s cheaper than solar panels: rust and saltwater.


Arizona Fall League players aren’t fans of ‘Robo Ump’

SCOTTSDALE – Major League Baseball’s latest Fall League experiment is one of the most controversial among baseball purists: the Automated Strike Zone.