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Arizona Cardinals training facility
The Arizona Cardinals dismissed assistant coach Sean Kugler in November after he allegedly groped a woman in Mexico City prior to the Cardinals’ game against the San Francisco 49ers. However, a request for arbitration has now been filed stating the allegation is untrue.
Dec. 16, 2022
Here Lies Me Zoom recording
Best known for her award-winning parenting podcast, the Longest Shortest Time, Hillary Frank is back with a new podcast reminiscent of the old time radio serial — but with an angsty tween twist.
Dec. 16, 2022
University of Arizona Basketball Coach Sean Miller
Former University of Arizona men’s basketball coach Sean Miller avoided sanctions this week after being investigated for allegedly violating NCAA rules. The Independent Accountability Resolution Process, which oversees sports infractions cases, released a report detailing the decision.
Dec. 16, 2022
Brittney Griner Phoenix Mercury
In her first official statement since returning to the U.S., Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner confirmed on Instagram that she intends to play in the upcoming WNBA season.
Dec. 16, 2022
iPhone playing Wordle
As 2022 draws to a close, The Show looks back on this year's lighthearted trends. For that, The Show sat down with digital culture expert Amanda Kehrberg.
Dec. 16, 2022
President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador
Hundreds of fans were turned away from a reggaetón superstar’s concert in Mexico City over the weekend because their tickets turned out to be fake. Mexico’s president is now asking the Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny to give another concert.
Dec. 15, 2022
Phoenix City Hall
Phoenix leaders are closer to sending a $500 million dollar general obligation bond program to voters after approving recommendations presented by a citizen's committee Tuesday.
Dec. 13, 2022
Mario Lopez and  Paulina Chávez in “Feliz NaviDAD”
For holiday movies, there are so many choices from the classics, to the comedies, to the new slate of holiday movies on Lifetime every year. And that’s where Peter Murrieta comes in.
Dec. 13, 2022
Halle Bailey in Disney's live-action Little Mermaid
Disney is set to release a live-action version of “The Little Mermaid” in 2023. The movie will star Halle Bailey as Ariel. Bailey is Black, and several parents of Black girls posted on social media about their daughters’ excited reactions to the movie’s trailer.
Dec. 13, 2022
Vicente Fernandez Altar at La Campesina
Dec. 12 marks one year since the death of iconic Mexican singer Vicente Fernández. The King of Ranchera Music often sang about themes deeply rooted in Mexican culture and became a staple in millions of households.
Dec. 12, 2022
Coming up on this Season 8-ender of Word, we go on a show bender with highlights spanning the entire run-of-show from where it started on the island of Guam in 2016 until now.
Dec. 11, 2022
noah brady working on his tattoos
For even the biggest ink fans, getting a tattoo isn't something that happens every day. That's not the case for Noah Brady. The 20-year-old Tempe resident has been adding a new tattoo to his collection every day. And he’s not stopping.
Dec. 9, 2022
Arizona Coyotes Tempe arena development rendering
A proposed entertainment district and potential site of a new hockey arena for the Arizona Coyotes is one step closer to becoming a reality. Despite originally opposing the project, Sky Harbor has changed its stance.
Dec. 7, 2022
a photo from 'the ultimate sophistication' exhibition where women wear historically accurate o'odham clothing
An exhibit on display in Tucson features photographs of authentic, historically accurate clothing worn by O’odham women. Kyle Knox is the photographer behind the exhibit. He’s the managing editor for the Gila River Indian News.
Dec. 7, 2022
Lee Griffo and Jessie McCaskill
This year, Netflix released "Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story." The thriller tells the serial killer’s story, but mainly from the points of view of his victims. Family members of some of the victims have spoken out against it, saying it made them feel "retraumatized." Lee Griffo had a similar experience with a different show.
Dec. 7, 2022
Illustration of Zonawood, a Hollywood sign on South Mountain over a view of downtown Phoenix
Arizona has a rich history of film and TV production from iconic westerns to famous horror movies—and even music videos. New tax incentives set to kick in next year promise to help expand on the history of filming in Arizona by securing the future of the state as a destination for the movie and TV industry outside of LA.
More Arizona business news
Dec. 6, 2022
Verified: Full Disclosure podcast
The newest season of the Verified podcast looks at police misconduct in Arizona. Verified: Full Disclosure tells the story of a Phoenix police officer who accuses a fellow officer of sexual assault, but then later on realizes others had accused that same officer and that the department had not told her the truth about what had happened to her.
Dec. 6, 2022
Justin Lund
A lucky class of students at Northern Arizona University is taking an anthropology course through an interesting lens: "Star Trek." Postdoctoral scholar Justin Lund proposed the new class — called the Anthropology of Star Trek — expecting incredulous faces, but was met with nothing but enthusiasm from NAU faculty.
Dec. 6, 2022
phoenix rising wild horse pass stadium
Phoenix Rising Football Club will have another new home for their next season in 2023.
Dec. 5, 2022
On this penultimate episode of Word for 2022, a local creative peppers the episode with perseverance, imagination, elevation and empowerment while asking the question: “Who do we owe?”
Dec. 4, 2022


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