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Ruined lives prompted Kristof's run for Oregon governor

Jan. 27, 2022 15:27 PM EST

YAMHILL, Ore. (AP) — Former New York Times journalist Nicholas Kristof traded the concrete canyons of Manhattan and the ritzy New York suburb of Scarsdale for his old family home, located on a dirt road in Oregon, to run for governor. But Kristof, who won two Pulitzer Prizes,...

Shooting of trail ride outfit's mule under investigation

Jan. 26, 2022 13:09 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of a mule and several previous suspicious incidents involving a family-owned trail ride business that uses public land in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area near Las Vegas. Michael Flood, general manager...

Ray leads Sam Houston State over Grand Canyon 58-56

Jan. 22, 2022 18:33 PM EST

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Jaden Ray had 15 points and his 3-pointer with just under 90 seconds to play allowed Sam Houston to hold off Grand Canyon, 58-56 on Saturday. Savion Flagg had 13 points for Sam Houston (12-9, 7-1 Western Athletic Conference), which won its fifth consecutive...

Jossell lifts Stephen F. Austin over Grand Canyon 71-46

Jan. 20, 2022 22:08 PM EST

NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) — Latrell Jossell had 16 points as Stephen F. Austin romped past Grand Canyon 71-46 on Thursday night. Gavin Kensmil had 13 points for Stephen F. Austin (12-6, 4-2 Western Athletic Conference). Jaylin Jackson-Posey also scored 13 points. David Kachelries had...

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. ...