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Not just for the pros: Arizona high schools, colleges turning to baseball analytics, technology

PHOENIX – At the high school, junior college and Division I levels of baseball in Arizona, teams are beginning to use advanced technology to improve their players.


Are we ‘normal’ again? Answers to 13 questions on changes in COVID-19 protocols

Masks in schools, travel to the Grand Canyon and other parks, eating inside restaurants: As life returns to “normal” after the COVID-19 pandemic, what are the rules and regulations? Here are 13 FAQs about the transition from pandemic restrictions.


Wear your mask despite governor’s order, COVID researchers advise

PHOENIX – Dr. Joshua LaBaer of ASU’s Biodesign Institute discussed recent COVID-19 and vaccination metrics at a press conference on Wednesday.


Arizona adds its own variant to the growing list of COVID-19 mutations

WASHINGTON - The more than 840,000 COVID-19 cases in Arizona include coronavirus variants from the United Kingdom, Brazil, South Africa, California - and, as of last month, a new homegrown version that has since been detected in Texas and New Mexico.


‘Fourth wave’: As mask mandates are lifted, Arizona health researchers urge COVID-19 caution

Researchers at ASU call for social distancing and mask wearing to continue in the face of a possible fourth wave and local mutating strains of COVID-19.


Arizona vaccination slots fill up within minutes; more appointments available Friday

PHOENIX — Appointments were all booked within 20 minutes of opening at 8 a.m. Wednesday, but the state will have more slots available Friday.


Ducey orders schools to offer in-person classes; ASU expert urges caution about lifting mask rules

PHOENIX – Dr. Joshua LaBaer of ASU Biodesign Institute discussed recent COVID-19 and vaccination metrics at a press conference on Wednesday.


COVID vaccines and supplies delayed by severe weather across most of the U.S.

PHOENIX – Shipments of the COVID-19 vaccines and supplies are being delayed because of severe storms across the country. Meanwhile, Arizona’s positive cases are trending downward.


Optimism grows as COVID-19 vaccinations ramp up, cases fall, but experts warn against complacency

PHOENIX – Recent statistics on falling COVID-19 infections and rising vaccinations are reasons for optimism, health officials say, but now isn’t the time to lower our guard against a disease that has killed nearly 15,000 Arizonans.


During pandemic, GCU works to balance high energy fan base with safety measures

PHOENIX – In a year where home-court advantage doesn’t mean as much as it used to, GCU works to balance high energy fan base with safety.


Expert: COVID-19 cases may have leveled off after deadly winter surge

WASHINGTON - COVID-19 cases in Arizona may have reached a plateau after a deadly two-month surge, one health expert said Wednesday, but that does not mean the pandemic is under control.


A year after first case in Arizona, COVID-19 is now a leading killer

WASHINGTON - COVID-19 is on the verge of becoming the leading cause of death in Arizona, surpassing cancer and closing in on heart disease, according to the latest data from the Arizona Department of Health Services.