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Chargers' Wooden hopes road leads to general manager spot

Dec. 03, 2021 01:56 AM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — JoJo Wooden thought after he was one of the final cuts by the Arizona Cardinals during training camp in 1993 that his best avenue to progress in football would be through coaching. He later discovered that scouting was his natural calling. That...

Arizona history-Dec. 5-11

Dec. 01, 2021 11:57 AM EST

Sunday, Dec. 5 On this date in 1873, a Telegraph Ball was held in Tucson to celebrate completion of the first military telegraph to the town. On this date in 1905, there was great public indignation when President Theodore Roosevelt’s message to...

Tuesday's Scores

Nov. 24, 2021 00:59 AM EST

BOYS PREP BASKETBALL= Ash Fork 33, Bagdad 25 Basis Charter -Flagstaff 59, Mayer 20 Boulder Creek 90, Raymond S. Kellis 52 Buckeye 69, Betty Fairfax High School 66 Cave Creek Cactus Shadows...

Tuesday's Scores

Nov. 24, 2021 00:58 AM EST

GIRLS PREP BASKETBALL= Bagdad 23, Ash Fork 12 Benson 55, Tucson Desert Christian 19 Bisbee 54, Joseph City 36 Campo Verde 58, Mesa Skyline 21 Chandler Hamilton 51, Gilbert Mesquite 49 ...

Lowell Observatory backs off from seeking change on land use

Nov. 20, 2021 11:37 AM EST

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Lowell Observatory has backed off for now on its hopes to get around a congressional restriction on the use of former Forest Service property granted to the historic observatory over a century ago. The nonprofit research institution had a modicum...

Ducey front and center at Republican governors conference

Nov. 18, 2021 16:38 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Gov. Doug Ducey got a turn in the spotlight among some of the Republican Party’s top elected officials, donors and strategists this week as he oversaw the Republican Governors Association annual meeting in Phoenix. Ducey, who is barred by term limits...

Friday's Scores

Nov. 13, 2021 01:13 AM EST

PREP FOOTBALL= American Leadership-Queen Creek 48, Ben Franklin 18 Apache Junction 60, Phoenix Browne 44 Boulder Creek 52, La Joya Community 0 Bradshaw Mountain 36, Mica Mountain 7 Cactus...

District ordered to assist nursing students on COVID issue

Nov. 09, 2021 13:56 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge has ordered the Maricopa County Community College District to accommodate two nursing students who objected on religious grounds to completing required brief clinical rotations at a hospital that requires the shots. U.S. District Judge Steven...

Disgruntled former employee causes lockdown at a Mesa school

Nov. 08, 2021 23:54 PM EST

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — A high school in Mesa was put on lockdown after a former employee threatened to shoot a janitor, according to authorities. Mesa police said the Eastmark High school resource officer learned that a former cafeteria worker verbally threatened to shoot...

Mesa police: 2 dead after car crashes into pole and burns

Nov. 07, 2021 12:10 PM EST

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Two people have died in a fiery car crash Sunday in Mesa, authorities said. Police said the crash occurred about 7 a.m. Sunday in a neighborhood southeast of the Loop 101. Witnesses said a car was traveling at a high rate of speed...