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Feeding sea urchins could be one way to restore the West Coast’s vital kelp forests

LOS ANGELES – The purple sea urchin population decimated kelp forests on the West Coast, where researchers are working to bring the creatures under control and supply them to restaurants around the world.


Arizona researchers intend to play key roles in defeating COVID-19

PHOENIX – Researchers in Arizona are teaming up to create a genomics union that will analyze the virus’ genetic codes and hopefully reveal critical information that could help create diagnostics and develop a vaccine.


COVID-19 in Arizona: Two inmates test positive; state gets a ‘C’ in social distancing

PHOENIX – Gov. Doug Ducey orders travelers from out-of-state to take precautions, more drive-thru testing promised and additional updates from around Arizona.


COVID-19 in Arizona: Coronavirus now ‘widespread,’ could peak in late April

PHOENIX – With COVID-19 cases detected in 13 of Arizona’s 15 counties, legislators approve aid for seniors and taxpayers coping with pandemic.


Cheers and jeers: Trump supporters, opponents gear up for his Phoenix rally

PHOENIX – President Trump will rally supporters Wednesday night at the Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix.


Most ASU students studying in China return home over coronavirus fears

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – ASU students studying abroad in China were given permission to leave their programs early due to the coronavirus outbreak and resume studies in U.S.


Scientists hope to win global competition with concrete that incorporates and reduces carbon dioxide emissions

PHOENIX – A UCLA team is developing a concrete that aims to reduce carbon emissions from ordinary concrete production.


Once almost a Suns player, Kobe Bryant’s ties to Suns run deep

PHOENIX – Through wins and losses, Kobe Bryant’s impact on Valley is far-reaching.


He was a robber, she sold drugs; only one can get help with school

WASHINGTON - The American Opportunity Tax Credit lets people, including former inmates, claim a credit for college education expenses - unless they were convicted of a drug crime. Lawmakers are trying to lift that ban, saying someone jailed for drugs should not be denied benefits a murder can get.


Lack of funds makes it more difficult for refugee women in Arizona to set up new lives

PHOENIX – Due to the responsibility of child care, a higher rate of experiencing sexual violence, financial dependency and less access to education and lack of confidence, refugee women experience tribulation when resettling in new countries.


Gosar shouted down at right-wing groups’ event on social media access

WASHINGTON - Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Prescott, had to call Capitol Police after protesters disrupted a forum he joined with right-wing groups - groups the protesters called racists and extremists - complaining about their social media access being restricted over comments on immigration and Islamic law.


Wildfires have burned 75,000 acres in Arizona, but experts had predicted more

: Wildfires have burned through about 75,000 acres in Arizona already this year. But experts say those numbers are encouraging – especially because Arizona’s monsoon season officially starts Friday, according to the National Weather Service.