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‘We will see desperation’: Planned Parenthood Arizona stops abortions after Roe v. Wade overturned

PHOENIX – Planned Parenthood Arizona announced Friday it had shut down abortion services in the state, citing “Arizona's tangled web of conflicting laws” after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. Abortion opponents, meanwhile, said “life has won a great victory.”


Tampon shortage spotlights fight against ‘period poverty’

PHOENIX – The latest supply chain problem – a shortage of feminine care items – has prompted Arizona advocates to renew calls for “period equity” to ensure that menstrual products are accessible and affordable for all.


Burrowing owls’ habitat losses have wildlife experts working to relocate them

FLORENCE – Burrowing owls, ground-dwelling birds that are listed as a species of concern in Arizona, continue to be at risk from ongoing development. As more open desert and farmland is developed across the state, one group is relocating burrowing owls to new sites.


Glendale’s Team Solitaire shows smaller, independent groups can thrive in Supercross

GLENDALE – Some teams are literally better equipped to succeed in the Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship than others. But that doesn’t mean that independent racing teams, like Glendale-based Team Solitaire, can’t be competitive and have an impact on the sport.


As MLB’s Opening Day nears, players believe more work is needed

PHOENIX – Opening Day is two days away after a lockout threatened the 2022 MLB season, but players still believe more work needs to be done.


Remembering Coach K: Former Brophy star Mark Alarie reflects on time at Duke

PHOENIX – In his 42nd and final season at Duke, coach Mike Krzyzewski will play rival North Carolina in the Final Four on Saturday. Phoenix native and former Blue Devils standout Mark Alarie reflects on his time playing for Coach K.


Recycling solar panels is complicated. Here’s how one Yuma company does it.

YUMA – We Recycle Solar in Yuma is recycling solar panel waste, but there is more to be done to ensure a safe and eco-friendly process as solar power gains popularity worldwide and its waste grows.


Arizona bill requiring parental oversight of school library books passes Senate committee

PHOENIX – House Bill 2439 would establish parental review for books that are approved for school libraries, requiring schools to post the list of newly purchased books on their websites for at least 60 days after approval. The House-approved bill has passed the Senate Education Committee.


Filling the void: Baseball fans flock to Tempe Innings Festival in absence of spring training

PHOENIX – The sights, sounds and smells of spring baseball infiltrated Tempe Beach Park last weekend for the return of Innings Festival.


Some Arizona downwinders who blame illnesses on nuclear testing remain uncompensated

KINGMAN – Residents in lower Mohave County who attribute their illnesses to the nuclear testing at the Nevada National Security Site continue to be left out of RECA compensation. New legislation is being introduced to include them in the compensation.


Arizona, national traffic deaths jumped in 2021; state outpaced nation

WASHINGTON - Arizona traffic deaths rose 18.4% in the first nine months of 2021 compared to the year before, far outpacing the national 12% increase in the same period, new federal data show. The death tolls were the highest since 2006.


From Phoenix Open volunteer to player, ASU freshman Preston Summerhays living golf dream

TEMPE – Preston Summerhays comes from a strong lineage of golfers and has been sponsored to play in the WM Phoenix Open. A dream that he has carried through childhood, high school and college, Summerhays will now play among the best golfers in the world.