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jamie sumner is author of 'the summer of june'
The main character in Jamie Sumner’s first book, “Roll with It,” has cerebral palsy and is in a wheelchair. Her book “Tune it Out” features a character with a sensory processing disorder. Her newest book is called “The Summer of June” and takes on the issue of anxiety.
Jul. 27, 2022
Brittney Griner
Phoenix Mercury player Brittney Griner appeared in a Russian court again Tuesday for a testimony that focused on legal cannabis use.
Jul. 26, 2022
Tyler Watson is crossing his arms parody political campaign sign Chandler Arizona
It's that time of year again — political yard signs are popping up all over the state. But if you live in Chandler, you may have spotted a sign that’s a real head scratcher.
Jul. 26, 2022
Phoenix Suns Monty Williams
Phoenix Suns Head Coach Monty Williams has agreed to a multiyear contract extension, according to ESPN.
Jul. 23, 2022
isaac caruso
Isaac Caruso didn’t set out to be a children’s book author, or really a muralist. But his path led him to both of these things.
Jul. 22, 2022
Little Miss Public Radio Nerd meme
The Little Miss and Mr. Men books from the '70s and '80s are back, this time as memes.
Jul. 22, 2022
kyle lukoff is the author of "Different Kinds of Fruit"
Kyle Lukoff is a former elementary school librarian and the author of several books, including “Call Me Max” and “Too Bright to See.” His new book is called “Different Kinds of Fruit.”
Jul. 22, 2022
Brittney Griner
Sens. Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly have introduced a resolution to bring WNBA star Brittney Griner home.
Jul. 21, 2022
Arizona Cardinals training facility
Although there was some uncertainty surrounding Kyler Murray's future as a Cardinal during the offseason, he has re-signed for nearly a quarter of a billion dollars.
Jul. 21, 2022
Brad Kahlhamer Swap Meet exhibition SMoCA
Indigenous artist Brad Kahlhamer was shaped by his upbringing in more ways than one. He was born in Tucson in the 1950s and moved around a lot with his adopted mother and father, who was a contractor.
Jul. 20, 2022
jewell parker rhodes and tom laveen
The Show's series Lit Squad kicks off with authors Tom Leveen and Jewell Parker Rhodes discussing the role of youth literature in teaching kids about the world around them.
Jul. 19, 2022
Kyllan Maney Tempe Mission Palms Hotel mural
Artist Kyllan Maney has been putting the finishing touches on her 200-foot mural of cacti and bright pink flowers near Mill Avenue and the Tempe Mission Palms Hotel. And she'll be adding another 170 feet soon.
Jul. 19, 2022
ABC News Hulu Mormon No More
A recent string of streaming programs is focused either on members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints or people who've decided to leave the religion.
Jul. 18, 2022
zahra biabani
Zahra Biabani has always been passionate about sustainability, but her newest venture marries that love with fashion. It’s called In The Loop, and with it, she and cofounder Megan McSherry are hoping to make sustainable fashion more accessible to young people like them.
Jul. 18, 2022
Brittney Griner
The trial of Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner in Russia has been adjourned following a request by her legal team for more time to prepare.
Jul. 16, 2022
m.m. carrigan and the cover to volume 5 of taco bell quarterly
Most of us don’t typically associate items like chalupas or the anthem of "living más" with high-end essays and fiction. But the people behind a publication called Taco Bell Quarterly are out to change that.
Jul. 15, 2022
Phoenix Mercury players Brittney Griner and Diana Taurasi
A lawyer representing Brittney Griner has given a Russian court documents from a U.S. doctor that recommended the star use medical cannabis to treat pain. Her attorney said that permission was granted by the Arizona Department of Health Services.
Jul. 15, 2022
The groundbreaking for the expansion of Mekong Plaza in Mesa, July 13, 2022.
Mekong Plaza broke ground Wednesday on vacant land south of the existing complex at Main Street and Dobson Road.
Jul. 14, 2022
lacy cain
Wildjoy is a social media enterprise and app that gives people interesting things to do across Arizona — from the great outdoors, to events the company is now hosting with sponsors and a growing community of joy-seekers.
Jul. 14, 2022
Circle K
Last week, Arizona became one of many states that offers some big tax incentives to attract the film industry. But Arizona is decades behind other states in trying to compete for this kind of business.
Jul. 13, 2022


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