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Essential but ignored: How day care powered the pandemic workforce

The pandemic exposed how vulnerable and essential child care providers are in America. The median hourly wage is $10.31, and most workers receive no benefits, but they play a crucial role in getting people back to work.


Shipping sage and praying on Zoom: How an Indigenous healing practice survived the pandemic

PHOENIX – For centuries, Native Americans have used talking circles to solve problems and provide healing. During the pandemic, these practices moved online and outdoors to help those in need.


Blade runner: Despite amputation, softball player perseveres with perspective in tow

PHOENIX – Paradise Valley CC softball player Emily White finds perspective despite undergoing amputation following car accident


Arizona law enforcement struggle to halt deadly street racing

Arizona law enforcement officials are trying to address the street racing problem across the state as public complaints and the death toll continues to mount.


Wearing retro on your sleeve: Vintage T-shirts pop up in resale stores, markets across Phoenix

PHOENIX – Metro Phoenix is home to a new wave of vintage resale that specializes in T-shirts, jeans and outerwear from the ’70s to the mid-2000s. The trend started on resale apps like DePop and Poshmark and ballooned into physical shops across the country, with pop-up markets and at least four storefronts opening locally.


There’s a new Doan in town: Son of former Coyotes standout commits to play hockey at ASU

PHOENIX – Josh Doan, son of former Arizona Coyotes captain Shane Doan, has signed a letter of intent to play hockey at Arizona State this fall.


A player remembered, a community crushed: Friends mourn loss of GCU’s Oscar Frayer

PHOENIX – Just three days after playing in Grand Canyon's first NCAA Tournament, Oscar Frayer died in a car accident in California. Friends mourn the loss of the standout.


Wait, Watt? Cardinals surprise league by securing popular defensive end

PHOENIX – The Arizona Cardinals pulled off a surprise Monday and signed Houston Texans J.J. Watt


Unemployment dips in Arizona for December, but jobs are still tight

PHOENIX - Unemployment levels for Arizona are down in December to a jobless rate of 7.5% – lower than some months of 2020 – but still higher than the same month in 2019 and the current national average.


Independent music venues struggle to stay afloat during pandemic

LOS ANGELES – Months without revenue have hurt independent music venues around the globe and multiple other professions within the music industry.


If ancient drought choked the Southwest for centuries, what does the future hold?

Caves in the Great Basin of Nevada and Utah tell a story linking climate change to a “worst-case scenario” with potential impact on 56 million water users in the West.


Blue wave in the Grand Canyon State: Biden, Kelly projected winners as Arizona takes center stage in 2020

PHOENIX – Amid a pandemic that changed the way Americans live and vote, Joe Biden was called the winner over Donald Trump in Arizona, leading a blue wave that flipped the longtime Republic stronghold to a Democratic presidential candidate for only the second time since 1952.