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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.


Ducey asks U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade, outlaw abortions

PHOENIX – Ducey has argued that the power to make the decision to allow abortion should be made at the state level, not the federal government. If Roe v. Wade were overturned, access to legal and safe abortions could be banned almost immediatiely.


Hydropower worries grow as Colorado River reservoirs continue to dry up

Water to drink also is water for power production, and planners are worried as the current megadrought in the Colorado River Basin strains the operation of Lake Powell’s Glen Canyon Dam.


Arizona kids’ health, schooling fare poorly – again – in annual report

WASHINGTON - Despite gains in some areas, Arizona continued to rank among the worst states in the nation for education, according to the latest version of a national report that measures children's wellbeing across several areas.

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Academic benefits a go: NCAA loses Supreme Court case on compensation

PHOENIX - The Supreme Court unanimously ruled that restrictions the NCAA attempted to put on the academic benefits, like laptops and study abroad funding, are unconstitutional. Schools can now provide any academic benefits they want.


Dry soils plague Colorado River Basin, absorbing runoff needed downstream

ASPEN, Colorado – The amount of moisture held in the ground can play a big role in how much water makes it down to rivers and reservoirs in the Colorado River Basin – and eventually into the pipes that feed homes and businesses.


Lakes Mead and Powell could drop to lowest ever; Colorado River drought plan triggered

A recent federal forecast predicts one of the Colorado River’s biggest reservoirs, Lake Powell, will dip below a critical threshold within the next two years. That projection forces several states to start planning for an even drier future.


Waymo’s driverless ride service moves metro Phoenix toward autonomous future

PHOENIX – Google’s self-driving company, Waymo, introduced a fully driverless ride hailing service to parts of the East Valley this fall. Arizona in Focus looks at how today’s decisions will shape the future of autonomous vehicles.


Even in COVID-19 climate, job security an issue for coaches, including Arizona’s Sumlin

PHOENIX – Kevin Sumlin’s time in Arizona could be running out. The third-year coach’s seat is growing hotter by the minute, riding a 10-game skid into a showdown with Colorado.


Kelly already playing part of senator ahead of next week’s swearing-in

WASHINGTON - He won't be sworn in for several days yet, but Sen.-elect Mark Kelly is already acting the part, meeting with the governor and senators, naming a transition team and hosting town halls. There's little time to waste: His swearing-in could come next week.


From Tennessee to Georgia to Arizona, three friends share thrill of Cardinals’ ‘Hail Murray’ win

PHOENIX – Three friends, all exuberant Arizona Cardinals fans, rejoiced together despite being separated by thousands of miles as the “Hail Murray” delivered a 32-30 Arizona Cardinals victory.


Scary local talent will be on display during UFC Fight Night on Halloween

PHOENIX – Local talent from Tempe, Surprise will be well-represented on Halloween on ESPN+ during UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas