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ARCA Series provides young drivers chance to compete at top tracks, including Phoenix Raceway

PHOENIX – The ARCA Menards Series is the first stepping stone for many young drivers. They get experience driving at Cup tracks and in Cup-style stock cars.


How university students and faculty are joining mask innovation race

PHOENIX – As the fight against COVID-19 rages on, such schools as University of California, San Diego and Arizona State University, are reimagining the technology behind crucial face masks.


Murals in Phoenix’s Roosevelt Row Arts District feature Indigenous and Latino artists

PHOENIX – Four Indigenous and Latino artists were chosen to exhibit their artwork quarterly on a shipping container near the Roosevelt Row Welcome Center in Phoenix.


‘It’s everything’: Fiesta Bowl turns into memorable day for Brock Purdy, Iowa State

GLENDALE – In a Fiesta Bowl billed as a meeting between two local standout high school quarterbacks, it was Brock Purdy who won the day over Tyler Shough.


Lost on the front lines: Health care workers in Southwest who died fighting COVID-19

Health care workers faced serious dangers during the pandemic, and some lost their lives caring for others.


Rising through the ranks: Developmental drivers take next leap at Championship Weekend

AVONDALE - Before a new NASCAR Cup Series Champion was crowned, other celebrations for the sport’s lower divisions took place. All of the young drivers competing for their future in NASCAR delivered an impeccable racing product and they undoubtedly earned their titles of “Champion.”


As COVID adds hours and challenges, teachers look to Proposition 208 for more school funding

Teachers say a proposal to increase funding to schools is especially vital amid the pandemic, but opponents worry about the effect on small businesses.


Trump COVID-19 diagnosis scrambles Arizona events; Biden still to visit

WASHINGTON - News that President Donald Trump tested positive for COVID-19 led to well-wishes from Arizona lawmakers, a scrambling of his planned visits to the state next week - and some grumbling about the lack of safeguards at previous Trump rallies.


Digital Democrats: Delegates miss camaraderie, but stay focused on goal

WASHINGTON - First-time Democratic National Convention delegate Cynthia Engstrom may not have the perspective of nine-time delegate Cynthia Ford, but they both agree on one thing: .Something gets lost in the experience when a convention is held online like this one.


DACA recipients arrested in protests face risk of deportation

PHOENIX – DACA recipient Johan Montes Cuevas was held in ICE custody for two days after videotaping police aggression from his vehicle.


At ease: Despite national backlash, many support appearance of Pat Tillman statue in NFL ad

PHOENIX – A Super Bowl ad by the NFL that features the late Pat Tillman has divided a football community debating its intent. The statue of the former Arizona State and Cardinals defensive player at State Farm Stadium is part of a commercial celebrating the league’s 100th anniversary.


‘Kobe gave it life’: Bryant’s appreciation for women’s game evident in connection with Taurasi, Mercury

PHOENIX – Kobe Bryant had appreciation for Mercury, women’s game.