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From New Zealand to Phoenix Rising: Footballers play abroad to pursue pro soccer goals

CHANDLER - New Zealand does not have a professional men’s soccer league. How two Phoenix Rising players sought out opportunities abroad to keep their dream alive of playing professional soccer.


Brnovich joins Ducey, vows to block Biden’s business vaccine mandate

WASHINGTON - The Biden administration plan to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for workers in large companies is likely weeks away from being implemented, but Arizona officials are already lining up with pledges to stop it.


How Arizona’s Havasupai Tribe has kept COVID-19 out of its community

One Arizona community near the Grand Canyon has utilized its isolated location as a defense, sacrificing tourism business.


Special Olympics athletes build connections, form community through esports

WADDELL - Special Olympics athletes immerse themselves in esports teams to help alleviate the loss of social connections due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Summer school an expanding option for students who struggled with online learning

PHOENIX – Some states have made summer school mandatory, but in Arizona, it’s up to individual districts.


Suns’ Williams responds to Cuban decision: National anthem holds ‘special place in my heart’

PHOENIX - Phoenix Suns coach Monty Williams offered his thoughts on the Dallas Mavericks’ decision to not play the national anthem in any of their first 13 preseason and regular-season home games.


In COVID era, players adjusting to ‘weird’ Phoenix Open with limited fans

PHOENIX - The Waste Management Phoenix Open, while greatly reduced in spectators, is one of only a few stops on the PGA Tour to allow fans.


Some Maricopa County races narrow, flip as counting continues

PHOENIX – Democrats took an early lead in some of the high-profile offices in Maricopa County, but as more ballots are tallied, Republicans appear to have taken the lead in several. There are thousands of ballots left to count, however.


Maricopa County voters lean toward Democrats for sheriff, county attorney

PHOENIX – Democrats took an early lead for some of the most high-profile offices in a county that has historically leaned Republican. Maricopa County also saw historic turnout for this election.


Hopkins, Murray steal show, but Cardinals GM Keim earns praise, too

PHOENIX - Murray and Hopkins stole the show Sunday during the Cardinals game against the 49ers, but Keim’s offseason efforts set the tone


Youth of color disproportionately represented in the justice system

Youth across the country commit the same types of crime, but disparities affecting young people of color have continued to grow.


Coronavirus relief payments start landing in Arizonans’ bank accounts

TEMPE - Thousands of dollars started arriving in Arizonans' bank accounts this week as the first payments from the massive coronavirus relief package began to be distributed in the form of expanded unemployment benefits and direct stimulus payments.