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Hot up ahead: Arizona will have more ‘extreme heat’ days, researchers say

PHOENIX – A new Arizona State University study finds climate change and urban development will increase extreme heat for Arizona, and other cities, over the coming decades.


Sharpshooters could target Grand Canyon bison by 2021 under herd plan

WASHINGTON - State and federal officials have agreed on a plan that includes bringing in volunteer sharpshooters to cut the number of bison on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, perhaps as early as next year.

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Former Arizona Fall League players reflect on cancellation of season

PHOENIX - MLB has decided to cancel the 2020 Arizona Fall League season, prompting some players to look back on memories in the Valley.


Arizona nonprofits boost aid to help refugees deal with the pandemic

Refugees in Arizona receive grants, loans, care packages and other resources to help combat the hardships of COVID-19.


Native youth navigate complex, contradictory jurisdictions

Burdened by generations of historical trauma, Native youth navigate a convoluted justice system that few other children face.


‘We have to do something’: Inmate’s brother seeks his release to escape COVID-19 behind bars

PHOENIX – The Navajo County Jail in Holbrook is one of many national detention centers under fire for treatment of patients before a COVID-19 outbreak. Two brothers tell COVID-19 horror stories behind bars, while a third fights for their rights, possibly their lives.


COVID-19 in Arizona: Judge refuses to block Ducey order closing gyms

PHOENIX – A Maricopa County judge on Tuesday refused to block Gov. Doug Ducey's order closing gyms across the state, ruling that Mountainside Fitness could not show that the abrupt shutdown order violated the law.


COVID-19 spike prompts Maricopa County JCs to push for cancellation of sports for year

PHOENIX - A spike in coronavirus cases in the state has prompted the presidents of 10 schools in the Maricopa County Community Colleges District to push for a cancellation of all sports for the 2020-21 season.


For now, no border wall will split Cocopah reservation along the Colorado River

TUSCON – The Cocopah Indian Tribe has lived along the river delta for centuries.


Experts ask death penalty states for scarce drugs that can treat COVID-19 patients

PHOENIX – Doctors raised concerns that powerful pharmaceuticals used in executions are needed to treat COVID-19 patients.


‘Overwhelming’ demand on first day of $349 billion small-business aid program

WASHINGTON - Banks and small businesses reported an overwhelming volume of calls and some confusion Friday as the Small Business Administration launched the first phase of the $2 trillion economic stimulus package in the face of COVID-19.


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.