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With the threat of a lawsuit looming, Attorney General Mark Brnovich wants members of the Arizona Board of Regents to explain why they think they can let "DREAMers'' pay the same tuition as other Arizona residents.
Almost two decades ago, water lapped at the barren shores of Tempe Town Lake for the first time. Now, shimmering glass high-rises tower over the lake. Many were built with the help from a controversial Arizona economic development incentive called the GPLET. One lakeside project has landed Tempe in the middle of a $5.6 million legal problem.
Older adults who volunteer experience a better quality of life — that’s what a new study by the Corporation for National and Community Service, which oversees programs like AmeriCorps and Senior Corps, found when it examined the health impacts on volunteers 55 and older.
Companies representing art, technology, sports and the wedding industry have joined forces to support Phoenix in a lawsuit. They filed a legal brief last week endorsing the city’s non-discrimination ordinance.
Crossing guards and school zone signs will be out in the East Valley this week as several districts return from summer break. Sixty-three thousand students will head to school in the Chandler, Higley and Queen Creek unified school districts.
This is National Day of the Cowboy, honoring the ranching icon born out of the Civil War era. As the country grew, the beef industry did, too, and the cowboys moved west bringing livestock to market. Longtime Benson rancher and cowboy poet Baxter Black says you may not see as many cowboys these days, but, they’re still out there. He’s even written a poem about it.
Authorities in Gila County have identified the remains of the 10th victim of a flash flood near Payson. Hector Garnica and other members of his family were swept away from a crowded swimming hole on July 15.
The Algonquians invented lacrosse, and the Hopis ran long distances, but if you try to think of a Native American Olympian, not many come to mind. But this weekend, here in the Valley, more than 3,200 athletes will come together to celebrate that long history. The Lori Piestewa National Native American Games is in its 15th year and starts Saturday at venues all over the East Valley.
The owners of Phoenix Rising continue to make their bid to be accepted into Major League Soccer, and one of their selling points appears to be their stadium plan. According to SoccerNation, ownership is looking at a 25,000 seat stadium near Loops 101 and 202 and says it’d be privately funded.