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Long shots: If COVID-19 vaccine comes, Arizonans may not line up to get it

WASHINGTON - Federal health officials told a Senate panel Wednesday that limited amounts of a COVID-19 vaccine could be available as early as November - but that doesn't mean Arizonans are willing to try it, according to a new poll.

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Migrants hope to work legally in Panama, but some jobs are off-limits

PANAMA CITY, Panama – The nation of Panama reserves 56 professions for citizens only, leaving otherwise qualified migrants struggling to find legal employment.


‘We 22’: Black leaders in ASU Athletics act to empower student athletes beyond the field

The death of George Floyd lent new urgency to a new pledge, We 22, named for 22 Black members of ASU’s athletic department who will undertake seven actions that include spurring voting and activism, encourage ethnic studies and bolster economic education.


Diamondbacks believe David Peralta Field a ‘natural fit’ for Wickenburg

The Arizona Diamondbacks and David Peralta invest in refurbishment of park in hopes of generating economic growth for Wickenburg.


Street love: Why kids join gangs despite the risks of arrest and violence

At-risk children are exposed to factors that increase their likelihood of joining a gang, leading to higher rates of imprisonment and violence.


Rio Salado restoration efforts get boost with federal ‘partnership’ designation

WASHINGTON - Federal officials on Tuesday named a 58-mile stretch of the Lower Salt and Gila rivers an Urban Waters Federal Partnership location, a designation that could bring millions in funding to efforts to revitalize the stressed Valley waterway.


Payroll ‘holiday’ begins, but it’s not clear that anyone’s celebrating

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's payroll tax holiday started Tuesday, but no one involved with the program could say how many businesses will actually participate in the voluntary program, and how many workers might be affected.


Kayla Mueller’s parents at RNC praise Trump, remember slain daughter

WASHINGTON - When the White House asked Carl and Marsha Mueller if they wanted to speak at the Republican National Convention, the Prescott couple jumped at the opportunity to speak about "Kayla and how much more we felt helped by this administration."


Loyalty points: Ducey heads to White House for Trump acceptance speech

WASHINGTON - Most Republicans watched President Donald Trump's acceptance speech from their couches but Gov. Doug Ducey watched from the South Lawn of the White House, the latest example of Ducey's increasingly cozy relationship with the administration.


USCIS delays furloughs with ‘drastic cuts’ that sharply reduce service

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services said it is making "drastic cuts" that will affect all agency services, including naturalizations, in order to avoid furloughs of nearly 70% of its workforce at the end of this month.


Appeals exhausted, Navajo double-killer executed despite tribe’s objections

WASHINGTON - Lezmond Mitchell on Wednesday became the first Native American in modern history to be executed by the federal government over the objections of a tribal government for a crime committed between Native Americans on tribal land.


Flake, Kolbe join former GOP lawmakers backing Biden over Trump

WASHINGTON - Former Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake and Rep. Jim Kolbe joined two dozen former GOP Congress members backing Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, saying President Donald Trump "is not capable of doing the job."