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Majority of US states pursue nuclear power for emission cuts

Jan. 18, 2022 17:23 PM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — As climate change pushes states in the U.S. to dramatically cut their use of fossil fuels, many are coming to the conclusion that solar, wind and other renewable power sources might not be enough to keep the lights on. Nuclear power is emerging as an answer...

TABC boys and girls high school basketball rankings

Jan. 17, 2022 22:05 PM EST

SUGAR LAND, Texas (AP) — Texas Association of Basketball Coaches high school boys and girls rankings for the week of Jan. 17. BOYS PUBLIC Class 6A 1. Richardson, 21-1; 2. Duncanville, 19-1; 3. Spring Westfield, 18-1; 4. Austin Westlake, 23-1; 5. Fort...

McGlothan carries Grand Canyon over Tarleton State 80-59

Jan. 16, 2022 02:32 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Gabe McGlothan recorded 11 points and 11 rebounds to lift Grand Canyon to an 80-59 win over Tarleton State on Saturday night. Sean Miller-Moore had 18 points for Grand Canyon (14-2, 4-0 Western Athletic Conference), which earned its sixth straight win. Jovan...

Scientists see silver lining in fed's efforts at Lake Powell

Jan. 15, 2022 08:02 AM EST

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation announced last week that it plans to adjust management protocols for the Colorado River in early 2022 to reduce monthly releases from Lake Powell in an effort to keep the reservoir from dropping farther below 2021′s historic lows. ...

Grand Canyon beats Abilene Christian 95-68

Jan. 14, 2022 00:03 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Jovan Blacksher Jr. posted 19 points and six assists as Grand Canyon romped past Abilene Christian 95-68 on Thursday night. Taeshon Cherry had 16 points for Grand Canyon (13-2, 3-0 Western Athletic Conference), which earned its fifth consecutive victory. Jayden Stone...

Arizona history-Jan. 16-22

Jan. 12, 2022 13:11 PM EST

Sunday, Jan. 16 On this date in 1900, the Gila Valley Bank, predecessor of the Valley National Bank, opened its doors in Solomonville. On this date in 1922, Isaac Polhamus, veteran steamboat captain on the Colorado River, rancher and Yuma resident for 66 years, died. ...

Grand Canyon defeats Texas Rio Grande Valley 84-70

Jan. 06, 2022 23:03 PM EST

EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — Gabe McGlothan had 18 points as Grand Canyon beat Texas Rio Grande Valley 84-70 on Thursday night. Holland Woods added 17 points for the Antelopes, while Sean Miller-Moore chipped in 15. Jovan Blacksher Jr. had 13 points and six assists for...

Arizona history-Jan. 9-15

Jan. 05, 2022 12:31 PM EST

Sunday, Jan. 9 On this date in 1847, the Mormon Battalion crossed the Colorado River into California after opening the first wagon route across southern Arizona from Santa Fe to San Diego. On this date in 1908, Tucson City Council ordered all saloons to close at...

US and Russia face deep differences ahead of Ukraine talks

Jan. 01, 2022 09:30 AM EST

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — After tough talk between Presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin over the Russian troop buildup on the Ukraine border, both sides insist they are hopeful that a pathway to easing tensions could open during diplomatic talks set for January. But with less...

US and Russia face deep differences ahead of Ukraine talks

Dec. 31, 2021 20:08 PM EST

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — After tough talk between Presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin over the Russian troop buildup on the Ukraine border, both sides insist they are hopeful that a pathway to easing tensions could open during diplomatic talks set for January. But with less...