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School leaders say move to distance learning highlights digital divide

TEMPE – The scramble to deliver lessons remotely because of COVID-19 has been a challenge for all schools in the state, but a particularly difficult one for districts on the wrong side of the digital divide, school leaders said this week.


Parties ratchet up rhetoric against lawmakers after impeachment vote

WASHINGTON - The House vote to impeach President Donald Trump was just minutes old when the emails started flying, as national political parties attacked lawmakers considered vulnerable in 2020 - including three in Arizona - hoping to leverage their impeachment votes against them.


‘It was tough’: Leilani Mitchell boxes out adversity, leads Mercury to playoffs

PHOENIX – Despite fighting a variety of odds, Leilani Mitchell has been a difference-maker for the Phoenix Mercury as they begin postseason play Wednesday.


Vaquita’s last stand: The struggle to save the world’s rarest marine animal

SAN FELIPE, Baja California – The vaquita porpoise is a victim of the Sinaloa drug cartel who fish for a species in the same waters and sell on the Chinese black market. Part 1 of this series examines the dangers the totoaba trade presents to the vaquita and the efforts to fight back against illegal fishing.


Malibu bans plastic utensils and straws; Arizona unlikely to do the same

The Malibu City Council has decided to take action by voting in February to ban all of their restaurants from supplying customers with plastic utensils and straws.


Milk-alternative industry booming; raw milk might save dairy market

In 2018, the milk-alternative industry is expected to top $16 billion in revenue worldwide, according to Innova Market Insights. Younger generations in particular are switching their recommended daily calcium and nutrients to a variety of milk replacements.


17 lives, 17 minutes: Students rally, walk out of schools to mark one month since the Parkland shooting

Students are gathering at the Arizona Capitol, walk out of schools across the state and nation to protest gun violence.


Couples, small businesses adjust as Arizona wedding costs top $25,000 mark

PHOENIX — As wedding prices rise in the Valley, Arizona couples and small businesses juggle costs, trends and constantly evolving technology.

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Fitzgerald autograph among hot sports collectibles in Valley

Owning sports memorabilia allows a fan to not only feel a special connection to a player but also gives them an opportunity to display their loyalty to a player or team.


Dessert delivery company explores ‘ghost restaurant’ concept in Valley

PHOENIX – Averie Brookes was hanging out with friends late one evening last year when their sweet cravings kicked in.

Desserts

Life after pro basketball? NBA G League Education Program offers some answers

PRESCOTT VALLEY -- For Anthony Bennett, a career beyond the basketball court is hard to imagine.


A new study says fats are good for heart health

PHOENIX – A new study shows people with heart disease still may be able to enjoy fatty foods. Increasing the intake of fats could be good for heart health.