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Youth advocacy groups kept voters safe and informed on Election Day

LOS ANGELES – Young people stepped up on two fronts this Election Day: volunteering to replace older poll workers who feared exposure to COVID-19 and pushing more of their peers – an age group with historically low turnout – to register and vote.


Despite ‘eerie’ vibe, NASCAR Championship Weekend a hit with drivers, fans

AVONDALE – COVID-19 meant a limited amount of fans could enjoy Championship Weekend at Phoenix Raceway. Despite the restrictions, fans and drivers called it a success.


‘Not sure I could have dreamt that any better’: Elliott wins Cup Series Championship

AVONDALE- It was a monumental day in the racing world, as fan-favorite Chase Elliott became a NASCAR Cup Series Champion for the first time at Phoenix Raceway. The moment symbolized the departure of a legend in Jimmie Johnson and served as a passing of the torch at Hendrick Motorsports.


Arizona MMA prospects Logan, Fortune looking to secure victories on network event

PHOENIX - Local MMA prospects Bryce Logan and Tyrell Fortune are looking to secure victories on Thursday night on CBS Sports Network.


Tucson’s Alex Bowman honored to take over famed No. 48 from Jimmie Johnson

Tucson native Alex Bowman is being rewarded for his hard work with one of most prestigious honors in NASCAR history – taking over the famed No. 48 for seven-time champion Jimmie Johnson.


As championship in home state nears, Alex Bowman learns he’ll take over No. 48 in 2021

PHOENIX - For the Arizona-native, earning the opportunity to race for the NASCAR championship in his home state is something that's 20 years in the making.


Snap decision: High school football back this week after AIA OKs return

PHOENIX - Amidst COVID-19, high school football gets underway this week. Here is a look at some of the top teams in Arizona.


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.


‘Cruel irony’: COVID-19 stalls momentum of women’s soccer

PHOENIX - After winning the World Cup in 2019, the U.S. national team helped women's soccer skyrocket in popularity. Then COVID-19 hit.


Homeless people in rural America struggle to find help

Homeless people in rural areas are vulnerable to COVID-19 because of health disparities and lack of access to medical care. And with schools closed, homeless students struggle with food security and internet access.


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.


A convention without convening: Democrats open virtual nominating event

PHOENIX - Tucson Democrat Hope Busto-Keyes has been to political conventions before, but never to one like the Democratic National Convention that kicked off Monday - faced with the threat of COVID-19, the convention has shifted almost entirely online.