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Softball community faces its toughest opponent yet: COVID-19

PHOENIX – The softball community, from high school athletes to college stars, are finding their dreams squashed by the coronavirus.


2020 Tokyo Olympics will be postponed, veteran IOC member says

LOS ANGELES – COVID-19 has spread over the nation quickly and sports have been canceled, and now the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games have been postponed.


Veterans with PTSD turn to sports, physical activity as alternative method of treatment

PHOENIX – Study finds that participating in intense sports and other outdoor activities is an effective alternative treatment for PTSD.


Arizonans among surprise Trump guests for State of the Union address

WASHINGTON – A young boy from Scottsdale and the parents of slain Prescott native Kayla Mueller were among President Donald Trump's surprise guests for his State of the Union address Tuesday night.


Hip hop nonstop: Walden Grove dance team becomes internet sensation

SAHUARITA – Whether it’s following the yellow brick road, capturing the golden snitch or saving the world from Thanos, a performance by the Walden Grove High School Performing Arts Crew is destined to go viral.


‘Operation Kayla Mueller’ stirs memories of Arizonan killed in Syria

WASHINGTON - One official called it fitting: The military operation that tracked down and killed the leader of the Islamic State this weekend was named for Kayla Mueller, a Prescott native who was killed while being held by that group in Syria in 2015.


Namaste: At Laveen Elementary, yoga is complementing detention, slowing office referrals

LAVEEN – Laveen Elementary sees improvements in behavior among student after implementing yoga before school and when complementing detention.


Former ASU teammates raise money, awareness for spinal cord injuries

PHOENIX – Cory Hahn and Trevor Williams created Project 34 and launched Dingers in the Desert, a home run derby to benefit those who have suffered spinal injuries.


Apple of his eye: Children inspire visually impaired runner after lifetime of heartache

GILBERT – After a lifetime of heartache, Ryan Davies finds motivation in running marathons.


Rolling easy: Barriers to hiking are falling for some with disabilities

PHOENIX – People with disabilities are finding allies and new ways to get outdoors. One of those allies is Ability360 of Arizona, which works to give people with different abilities the chance to live independently.


Poll shows 66% of Americans disagree with border policy: What do Arizona leaders say?

Although several prominent Arizona Republicans haven’t made public statements about the controversial move, many of the state’s elected officials also have come out against the policy.


Educators not surprised by Fort Worth’s play to lure Arizona teachers

WASHINGTON - State educators said they were not surprised to see a Texas school district erecting billboards around Phoenix in hopes of luring underpaid Arizona teachers away - and said they wouldn't be surprised if the effort is successful.