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COVID-19 in Arizona: School officials say delay helps, but much still needs to be done

PHOENIX - Gov. Doug Ducey this week delayed the start of schools to Aug. 17 in light of COVID-19 infections, but parents and school administrators said that while the delay is welcome they are still scrambling to figure out how to reopen schools safely this fall.

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Offline and left out: Not all Arizona students can connect for remote learning

PHOENIX – Arizona schools are working to provide resources to families that are without internet connection in the wake of school closures because of the novel coronavirus.


Clean playgrounds keep kids active – and parents sane – during COVID-19

PHOENIX – An Arizona window-washing business voluntarily started cleaning playgrounds to help kids stay active during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Pac-12 officiating has improved, despite complaints from fans, commissioner says

LAS VEGAS – The Pac-12 believes it has made some strides in officiating. Larry Scott likes the changes and thinks basketball is in a good spot as well.


Cheers and jeers: Trump supporters, opponents gear up for his Phoenix rally

PHOENIX – President Trump will rally supporters Wednesday night at the Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix.


When dad plays in the NHL: Children amused, confused by father’s job

GLENDALE – For children of NHL players past and present, grasping what their dad does for a living doesn’t happen until they’re older.


Bloomberg: ‘The road to the White House runs through Arizona’

PHOENIX – Democratic presidential hopeful Michael Bloomberg held his largest campaign rally in Phoenix on Saturday.


Autistic students at Phoenix school have a better shot at success through scholarships

PHOENIX – The Gateway Academy, a private school for high-functioning students with autism, recently was certified as a school tuition organization


Arizona State women send message after upsetting Ionescu-led No. 2 Oregon

TEMPE – With Oregon superstar Sabrina Ionescu in the picture, the Arizona State women's basketball team was presented with a tough challenge.


Loosely knit organizations along U.S.-Mexico border support deported vets

TIJUANA, Baja California, Mexico – U.S. veterans deported to Mexico find resources with the Deported Veterans Support House in Tijuana, run by Hector Barajas-Varela, who joined the U.S. Army at age 17.


Advocates chant ‘home is here’ as Supreme Court hears DACA challenge

WASHINGTON - Protesters from across the country, including several from Arizona, crowded the street outside the Supreme Court, chanting "si, se puede" and "home is here" as justices inside the court weighed the future of DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.


‘In this for the long haul’: How a labor organizer’s daughter became a force for rural health care

PHOENIX – Jill Guernsey de Zapien She helped start a program in southeastern Arizona to bring better care to rural residents, particularly farmworkers.