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Tempes YETi presents its first youth theater production since the pandemic
Youth Ensemble Theatre Incorporated is presenting its first show since the pandemic. Entitled, “This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing,” it’s a production about three young sisters who are left in a forest by their woodcutter father and forced to find their own way in the world.
June 22, 2022
Spotlight on Arizona gets brighter as Rusty Bowers testifies at the latest Jan. 6 public hearing
The latest Jan. 6 hearing on Tuesday in Washington, D.C., shined an even brighter spotlight on Arizona. Seated before the House Select Committee, Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers wore a dark suit, a white shirt with a blue tie and half-moon eyeglasses balanced on the end of his nose.
More Arizona politics news
June 21, 2022
Ahead of a looming government shutdown, progress on an Arizona budget unravels
Republican legislative leaders are trying to sell what they have billed as a $15.6 billion budget for the new fiscal year that begins July 1. But as of late Tuesday, prospects were falling apart.
June 21, 2022
High gas prices wont stop 48M from traveling over Fourth of July
Some 48 million Americans will travel this Fourth of July weekend, according to predictions from AAA. Those projected numbers are about 98% of pre-pandemic levels. High gas prices don’t seem to be standing in the way.
June 21, 2022
Interior Secretary Haaland tells Senate committee its time to heal from the nations dark past
Interior Secretary Deb Haaland told the Senate Indian Affairs Committee today that the country must start healing from its 150-year long dark legacy of forcibly assimilating children.
June 21, 2022
Lawmakers still debating budget plan as July 1 shutdown deadline looms
Arizona Republican lawmakers are trying to line up votes for a possible $15 billion budget, $1 billion of which would be set aside for specific road projects.
June 21, 2022
Out of Reach: Prospective homebuyers are waiting for signs of hope
Home prices have been cooling off just a bit recently, but are still high — too high, in fact, for many prospective buyers to get into the market.
June 21, 2022
A survey finds more than 15% of Arizonans have medical debt
In Arizona, more than 15% of residents report having medical debt in collections, and the median amount Arizonans owe is $919.
June 21, 2022
As sneakerheads step out in Air Jordans, some Scottsdale clubs are putting their foot down
Sneakerheads will spend hundreds on the latest sneakers. But a recent story from Cronkite News found that those retro basketball sneakers can keep you out of many of Scottsdale's most popular nightclubs.
June 21, 2022
Pandemic reveals extent of human selfishness and goodwill, says professor
COVID-19’s effect on society is still clearly being felt. But how much have the past two and a half years influenced our individual behavior and how we treat other people?
June 21, 2022
Will Humble calls report on nursing home complaints disturbing
A bipartisan panel of state lawmakers put Arizona Department of Health Services interim director Don Herrington in the hot seat last week as they grilled him about a recent report that reveals the department failed to investigate multiple complaints of abuse and neglect in Arizona nursing homes.
June 21, 2022
Barbra Seville calls Kari Lake a hypocrite over tweet about drag queens
Kari Lake, the frontrunner in the Republican primary for Arizona governor, condemned the growing cultural clout of drag queens, jumping into the latest social grievance taking hold on the right.
June 21, 2022
Brittney Griners wife tells AP scheduled phone call never happened
WNBA star Brittney Griner tried to call her wife nearly a dozen times through the American embassy in Russia on the couple’s fourth anniversary Saturday, but they never connected since the phone line at the embassy was not staffed, Cherelle Griner said Monday.
June 21, 2022
People with disabilities are often left out of the conversation on sex education and abortion
Women with an intellectual or developmental disability are 12 times as likely to experience sexual assault compared to those without a disability, according to the Department of Justice. Yet, when we talk about restricting abortion or completely banning the procedure, this population is often excluded from the conversation — and that has some disability advocates worried.
More Arizona abortion coverage
June 21, 2022
Community mural unveiled at Arizona Center parking garage
Keiko Ratcliffe is the founder of Skye’s the Limit Foundation, which provides suicide prevention and substance misuse resources for young adults. This summer, the foundation unveiled its newest project: a community mural at the top of the Arizona Center’s parking garage.
June 21, 2022
Groundwork laid out for electric vehicle charging stations
The Arizona Department of Transportation is laying out the groundwork for a statewide network of charging stations.
June 20, 2022
AMLO congratulates Colombia’s president-elect, seeks regional integration
Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador enthusiastically welcomed the weekend win of Colombia’s new president-elect Gustavo Petro.
June 20, 2022
Violence leaves 1 dead in San Carlos, 3 in Guaymas
The popular Sonoran beach town of San Carlos was the site of deadly violence over the weekend.
June 20, 2022
AZ to receive $5M from Land and Water Conservation Fund
Arizona Sens. Mark Kelly and Kyrsten Sinema announced last week that Arizona will receive more than $5 million from the Land and Water Conservation Fund for outdoor recreation and conservation projects.
June 20, 2022
Contreras Fire 83% contained
The Contreras Fire on the Tohono O’odham Reservation southwest of Tucson has gone from being 50% contained to 83% contained in one day.
June 20, 2022

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