The Bee is not to be: Final Arizona spellers out of National Spelling Bee
And then there were none. After surviving several rounds of competition this week, the last two Arizona contestants in the 95th Scripps National Spelling Bee were eliminated Wednesday in the quarterfinal and semifinal rounds, respectively.
The March of Dimes Mom and Baby Unit brings care to southern Tucson
TUCSON – The March of DImes Mom and Baby Unit isn’t a standard health care clinic, it’s a bright purple recreational vehicle. Inside are two small exam rooms, and a friendly staff prepared to help the city’s vulnerable residents with free maternity and basic health care.
Goodbye, Oakland? A’s potential move to Las Vegas has familiar ring
PHOENIX – The Oakland Athletics are one of the most storied franchises in baseball. However, no one knows their story because they moved from Philadelphia to Kansas City to Oakland and now could move to Las Vegas, less than five hours from Phoenix.
Latinos continue to fight to play crucial roles in Hollywood
LOS ANGELES – Even as Hollywood execs talk of a changing industry that embraces a diverse landscape of filmmakers and artists, data show Latino acting roles in film and entertainment at large have steadily declined.
Las nuevas opciones de protector solar ofrecen un rayo de esperanza para las personas de color
LOS ÁNGELES – A medida que aumentan las temperaturas en Arizona y California, más amantes del sol buscan protector solar. Y finalmente, los empresarios se han dado cuenta de lo obvio: la necesidad de atender a personas con diferentes tonos de piel. Esto es lo que están haciendo.
New sunscreen choices offer ray of hope for people of color
LOS ANGELES – As temperatures rise in Arizona and California, more sun worshippers are reaching for sunscreen. And finally entrepreneurs have woken up to the obvious: the need to cater to people with different skin tones. What they're doing.
Despite hostile ‘home’ crowd, U.S. earns draw against rival Mexico in Glendale
GLENDALE – The U.S. battled back to secure a late draw against Mexico in Glendale after falling behind in the second half. The tie extends the U.S. unbeaten record against Mexico to five straight games.
La pregunta para las víctimas y la corte no es si Aaron Gunches será ejecutado, sino cuándo
WASHINGTON - Se suponía que Aaron Gunches moriría el jueves por la noche. Pero en cambio, el asesino convicto pasará al menos dos meses más en el corredor de la muerte de Arizona mientras los tribunales deciden si el estado puede ser obligado a llevar a cabo una ejecución para la cual dicen que no están preparados
EPA’s ‘Waters’ rule fluid, as courts block enforcement in 26 states
After a years of fighting between administrations over the Clean Water Act, the on-again, off-again struggle over the Waters of the United States rule is on again. And off again, depending on where you live. Arizona is one of 24 states where the rule is in effect.
Phoenix Suns prepared for early test vs. Los Angeles Clippers in NBA playoffs
PHOENIX – The trio of Kevin Durant, Devin Booker and Chris Paul will have to play to their capabilities to stop Kawhi Leonard’s Los Angeles Clippers, but they are more than up to the task.
‘Enough bullying’: NHL Commissioner Bettman, Coyotes defend plan for new Tempe arena
TEMPE – Exasperated by protests, lawsuits and now vandalism, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and former Arizona Coyotes captain Shane Doan defend plans Thursday for new Tempe arena and entertainment district.
Desert Vista girls basketball gains national exposure in State Champions Invitational Tournament
TEMPE – After winning Arizona’s state championship in March, the Desert Vista girls basketball team was invited to Washington D.C. to compete against the nation’s best in the State Champions Invitational Tournament.