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Tribal officials press for more, and more predictable, federal funding

WASHINGTON - Tribal officials this week raised issues ranging from polluted water to underfunded police but there was one message they all had for House lawmakers - the government needs to be a more reliable partner on critical projects


Health provider offers cooking classes to address high rates of diabetes among Native Americans

PHOENIX – Native Americans have the highest rates of diabetes in the U.S., and to address the issue, the Phoenix organization Native Health is offering a free, 20-week course focused on healthful cooking and eating. The best part? Participants go home with the ingredients needed to make diabetes-friendly meals.


‘Here, we’re really one program’: Prudhomme leads both men’s, women’s GCU tennis teams to success

Phoenix – Grand Canyon University’s Greg Prudhomme is the head coach for both the men’s and women’s team, and he’s finding success with both.


Bloomberg: ‘The road to the White House runs through Arizona’

PHOENIX – Democratic presidential hopeful Michael Bloomberg held his largest campaign rally in Phoenix on Saturday.


From UArizona to the Super Bowl: Earl Mitchell’s long, winding journey

PHOENIX – The former University of Arizona tight end Earl Mitchell is making his Super Bowl debut Sunday, as a defensive tackle for the San Francisco 49ers.


Biggs, Schweikert cross aisle as House trims president’s war powers

WASHINGTON - Arizona Reps. Andy Biggs and David Schweikert were among just 11 Republicans who crossed party lines Thursday as the House voted to limit the president's ability to pursue military action without approval from Congress.


No limits: Amy Bockerstette is back, spreading her message of inclusion at Phoenix Open

SCOTTSDALE – Amy Bockerstette, a new crowd favorite at the Waste Management Open, inspires peers at Tesori Foundation Clinic.


Help for the homeless: Point-in-Time Count to reveal scope of problem, resources

PHOENIX – Volunteers and workers conduct the annual Point-in-Time Count of people who are living in shelters or outside of shelters to determine the scope of needs for those who are homeless.This year, for the first time, data was collected on a smartphone app. The information will be analyzed and sent to the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development.


Junior achievement: After weathering storm, this class ready to lead ASU baseball back to Omaha

PHOENIX – Arizona State baseball is back to preseason favorite and is powered by a talented junior class.


Once almost a Suns player, Kobe Bryant’s ties to Suns run deep

PHOENIX – Through wins and losses, Kobe Bryant’s impact on Valley is far-reaching.


Speak Up, Stand Up: Arizona students gather to address suicide, bullying, addiction

PHOENIX – Speak Up, Stand Up, Save a Life held its fourth annual conference to promote suicide and bullying prevention among Arizona students, with largest attendance yet.


Native American veterans still struggling to get the health care they were promised

KYKOTSMOVI – Access to VA health care has been a challenge for Native Americans for decades, and they suffer some of the worst health outcomes. Now, advocates are hoping a new law could expand health care for Native American veterans.