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For Arizona’s Letuli, connection with Dodgers helped her with breast cancer battle

PEORIA – In December of 2016, Jessie Letuli was diagnosed with breast cancer. The Los Angeles Dodgers helped her get through it.


Mesa school district to phase out mask policy, others keeping theirs

On Monday, Mesa Public Schools will allow students to go maskless while outside. If the district does not see any spikes, it will begin to recommend – but not require – masks starting May 3.


5 gun bills – 3 from Democrats – are on different paths in the Arizona Legislature

At least five gun bills introduced in the Legislature show the tension between Second Amendment supporters and gun safety advocates. In Arizona, Republican lawmakers narrowly carry the day.


Court backs asylum, says woman’s feminism would endanger her in Mexico

WASHINGTON – A federal appeals court Monday backed the asylum claim of an undocumented immigrant in Phoenix who said her feminist political beliefs would put her in danger if she was returned to Mexico.


As survivors pass on, more Holocaust education could be headed to Arizona classrooms

PHOENIX – Rep. Alma Hernandez’s bill, which would require Holocaust be taught at least twice from the seventh to the 12th grade, has Arizonans talking about Holocaust education in grade schools.


28 paintings highlight famous – and less familiar – figures in Black history

PHOENIX – Twenty-eight murals and other paintings in central Phoenix honor Black History Month. The art showcases icons and less familiar faces.


Making their pitch: Women on Angel City soccer club forging bonds with community

LOS ANGELES – Angel City FC, the newest women’s professional soccer franchise, arrives in 2022 but already is trying to impact women’s sports and the Los Angeles sports culture.


Waymo’s driverless ride service moves metro Phoenix toward autonomous future

PHOENIX – Google’s self-driving company, Waymo, introduced a fully driverless ride hailing service to parts of the East Valley this fall. Arizona in Focus looks at how today’s decisions will shape the future of autonomous vehicles.


Once used to track foodborne illnesses, UArizona team now traces COVID contacts

Volunteers from the University of Arizona’s SAFER team are conducting two functions the CDC says are essential to preventing the spread of COVID-19: contact tracing and case investigations.


California high school athletes travel to Arizona to keep playing through COVID-19

SAN CLEMENTE, California – California high school athletes can only play competitively out of state and must travel to Arizona with their families to stay in game-shape.


Pick one: California multisport athletes forced to choose, putting college recruitment at risk

ANAHEIM, California – Because of the pandemic, California high school athletes who play multiple sports are facing tough decisions that could affect their chances of college recruitment.


Scary local talent will be on display during UFC Fight Night on Halloween

PHOENIX – Local talent from Tempe, Surprise will be well-represented on Halloween on ESPN+ during UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas