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‘Be bold. Be courageous’: Gabby Giffords opens Gun Violence Memorial in LA

LOS ANGELES – Former congresswoman Gabby Giffords, who was gravely wounded in 2011, opened the Gun Violence Memorial at Expedition Park on Tuesday to memorialize the 3,400 Californians who died in gun violence in 2020.


Minimum wage earners can’t afford a two-bedroom rental anywhere, report says

PHOENIX – Americans need to earn $20.40 an hour for a one-bedroom rental and $24.90 an hour for a two-bedroom unit, according to the National Low Income Housing Coalition. But the average hourly worker makes $18.78 an hour.


All over the map: From Phoenix to Tucson, Arizona orienteering clubs embrace varied terrain

PHOENIX – Arizona’s varied terrain makes it a great state for orienteering, a sport in which competitors race from point to point while testing their navigational skills.


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.


Struggles of Cave Creek district are emblematic of Arizona schools during COVID-19

CAVE CREEK – Cave Creek Unified School District students, parents and teachers are dealing with long term substitutes reflecting the struggles of other schools.


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.