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‘I instantly knew he was dead’: Drug overdoses surge during pandemic, piling tragedy upon tragedy

TUCSON – While stay-at-home orders kept people safe from contracting COVID-19, home is where isolation and limited access to treatment fueled substance use disorders and led to a spike in overdose deaths.


Three influential Arizonans share their goals and challenges – and their inspiration

February is Black History Month, and Arizona PBS is honoring the contributions and achievements of Black Americans. Meet three influential leaders who have made an impact on our community.


As soccer season nears, ASU’s Barbieri remains stranded in Brazil

PHOENIX – COVID-19 has shut down travel from Brazil, leaving ASU women’s soccer Lara Barbieri stranded in Brazil.


‘It’s everything’: Fiesta Bowl turns into memorable day for Brock Purdy, Iowa State

GLENDALE – In a Fiesta Bowl billed as a meeting between two local standout high school quarterbacks, it was Brock Purdy who won the day over Tyler Shough.


Longtime friends, Valley quarterbacks Purdy, Shough square off in Fiesta Bowl

PHOENIX – The Playstation Fiesta Bowl features two major college programs with a common theme: They both sport former Arizona high school quarterbacks. Brock Purdy and Tyler Shough meet again.


Appeals court upholds child pornography conviction of Tucson man

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court Wednesday upheld a Tucson man's conviction and sentence on child pornography charges, rejecting his argument that procedural problems at trial kept him from presenting his defense.


Despite ‘eerie’ vibe, NASCAR Championship Weekend a hit with drivers, fans

AVONDALE – COVID-19 meant a limited amount of fans could enjoy Championship Weekend at Phoenix Raceway. Despite the restrictions, fans and drivers called it a success.


TikTok politics: Video-sharing app users move from hobby to headlines

WASHINGTON - TikTok users are finding the video-sharing platform is more than just a medium for frivolous clips. It can also be an effective way to share campaign messages of politicians - all without the interference of political ads or the politicians themselves.


U.S. House, District 4: Affordable, accessible health care is top priority for Delina DiSanto

Delina DiSanto, who is challenging incumbent Paul Gosar in the House of Representatives, District 4 race, says Americans need better choices for health care plans.


Proposition 207 would legalize recreational marijuana for those 21 or older

If passed on Nov. 3, the Marijuana Legalization Initiative, also known as the Smart and Safe Arizona Act, would legally allow people 21 or older to possess and use up to 1 ounce of marijuana in Arizona. There are strong voices on both sides of the issue.


Trump COVID-19 diagnosis scrambles Arizona events; Biden still to visit

WASHINGTON - News that President Donald Trump tested positive for COVID-19 led to well-wishes from Arizona lawmakers, a scrambling of his planned visits to the state next week - and some grumbling about the lack of safeguards at previous Trump rallies.


‘Get down! Get down!’ Murray’s athleticism exciting, scary for Cardinals’ Kingsbury

The athleticism of Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray is exciting for fans but also makes coach Kliff Kingsbury nervous.