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Giffords, congressional Democrats call for action on gun reform bills

WASHINGTON - Backed by a field of flowers that represent the thousands killed by gun violence each year, former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords joined Democrats who said Congress can act on gun reform or "can let the shooting continue."


Diamondbacks reaffirm plan to start season at 25% capacity, while Rangers opt for 100%

PHOENIX – The Diamondbacks will start the season with 25% capacity at Chase Field, while the Texas Rangers announce they will have 100%capacity in opener.


Ducey orders schools to offer in-person classes; ASU expert urges caution about lifting mask rules

PHOENIX – Dr. Joshua LaBaer of ASU Biodesign Institute discussed recent COVID-19 and vaccination metrics at a press conference on Wednesday.


Zoom gives Arizonans a voice at Capitol, but getting to speak isn’t that simple

PHOENIX – A procedure requiring Arizonans who want to testify before House and Senate committees to visit the Capitol in person is hindering the public’s ability to participate in the legislative process.


When wildfire burns a high mountain forest, what happens to the snow and runoff?

GREELEY, Colorado – Researchers are studying burned areas high in the Colorado Rockies to see how wildfires affect snow accumulation, snowmelt and water supplies across the West. They’re finding that there’s no simple answer.


Kelly takes oath, casts first vote as Arizona’s newest senator

WASHINGTON - Mark Kelly can drop "senator-elect" from his title .Less than a month after Election Day, Kelly was sworn in as the junior senator from Arizona on Wednesday and will serve the remaining two years of the late Sen. John McCain's term.


Coconino official backs bill to burn forest waste for renewable energy

WASHINGTON - Coconino County Supervisor Art Babbott urged senators Wednesday to pass a bill that would let limbs and trees left over from forest maintenance be burned for renewable energy.


Kelly leads McSally after high-profile, high-cost campaign for Senate

WASHINGTON - Senate Democratic challenger Mark Kelly opened a sizable lead in early returns Tuesday over Republican Sen. Martha McSally, who was desperately fighting to hold the seat she was appointed to just two years ago.


An ‘emotional,’ financial drain: Gym owners blindsided by Ducey’s order to shut down

PHOENIX – The news that gyms would need to shut down as part of Gov. Doug Ducey’s latest executive order to slow the spread of the coronavirus has blindsided those who work in the industry.


Offline and left out: Not all Arizona students can connect for remote learning

PHOENIX – Arizona schools are working to provide resources to families that are without internet connection in the wake of school closures because of the novel coronavirus.


Dating from home: How to find or keep love alive in the time of coronavirus

PHOENIX – Despite stay-at-home orders and other restrictions, couples and those hoping to find love are using creative ways to date from a distance.


COVID-19 in Arizona: Stay-at-home order starts at 5 p.m. Tuesday

PHOENIX – Public schools are closed for the academic year; a lawsuit is being filed on behalf of displaced university students and more updates from the Grand Canyon State.