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California to test solar panels over irrigation canals to save water, boost electricity output

TURLOCK, Calif. – The Turlock Irrigation District in central California is conducting a pilot project to save water and increase power output by putting solar panels over canals. The project might eventually help the state save up to 63 billion gallons of water per year.


NAU’s smart bike technology can detect damaged pathways

FLAGSTAFF – A Northern Arizona University engineering team has created a prototype sensor and network that can detect damage along bike paths and alert city officials to needed repairs.


Bloom where you’re planted: How a south Phoenix farm harnesses Mother Earth

PHOENIX – Spaces of Opportunity – a partnership that includes Unlimited Potential, the Desert Botanical Garden and the Roosevelt Elementary School District – consists of small family gardens and a 10-acre incubator farm, as well as a farmers market. Its mission is to provide all south Phoenix families access to healthful, affordable food, promote active living and create strong bonds to individual cultures.


Experts fear state is not prepared to handle surge in Alzheimer’s cases

WASHINGTON - Arizona is in the midst of a surge in Alzheimer's patients that is rising at the fastest rate in the nation, a crisis that advocates fear the state is not prepared to cope with.


Going pro in esports? ASU Valorant players eye turning professional

PHOENIX – The college-to-pro pipeline for esports players isn’t as clear as their NCAA counterparts. For players on the ASU Esports Valorant team, their dreams of going professional are undeterred by this lack of clarity.


With travel mandate lifted, ‘one-way maskers’ and the chronically ill worry about their safety

LOS ANGELES – With a federal mask mandate for travelers now lifted, health professionals are advising “one-way maskers” – those who always mask up in public – to take additional precautions.


Soccer’s popularity in Arizona has helped Phoenix Rising groom top academy players

CHANDLER – The Phoenix Rising have signed two more players from their youth academy to two-way contracts, signaling the talent level in Arizona continues to rise.


Growers turn to innovative solutions to curb rising beehive thefts

KINGSBURG, Calif. – Over a third of the country's vegetables and two-thirds of its fruits and nuts are grown in California, and many crops depend on bees to produce food. Honeybees routinely are transported farm-to-farm to do their job of pollination. But this year alone, 1,169 beehives have been reported stolen or vandalized in California.


As MLB’s Opening Day nears, players believe more work is needed

PHOENIX – Opening Day is two days away after a lockout threatened the 2022 MLB season, but players still believe more work needs to be done.


‘The Cardiac Cats’: 25 years later, memories of Arizona men’s championship run endures

PHOENIX – Twenty-five years ago today, the Arizona men’s basketball team won its only national title, capping off one of the most memorable title runs in NCAA Tournament history.


Former Arizona standout thrives in new role with hometown Lakers

Stanley Johnson was a star on UArizona’s 2015 Elite Eight team. But after bouncing around the NBA, the former lottery pick has found success with his hometown team, the L.A. Lakers.


Cactus League report: Brewers pitchers hope to build off dominant 2021 season

The Milwaukee Brewers are looking to follow up a dominant 2021 campaign on the mound. Many are using the abbreviated spring to their advantage to fulfill that goal, and sizable results have already presented themselves.