Temperature checks, no high fives: AIA announces guidelines for high school athletes to return to sports
By Derrick Smith and Jackson Lautaret | May 28, 2020
PHOENIX – The Arizona Interscholastic Association issued coronavirus guidelines Thursday for the possible return of high school athletics during the fall.
May 21, 2020
American Public Media surveyed more than 1,000 Americans about their thoughts on water quality and availability. Among the findings is that knowledge of water issues isn’t the biggest predictor of whether someone takes action. Personal connections to rivers, lakes and oceans lead to people taking more conservation measures.
By Jennifer Alvarez and Dylan Simard | May 19, 2020
PHOENIX – In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Native Americans have come together online in virtual powwows.
By Natalie Urquiza | May 13, 2020
SURPRISE – The relationship between pitchers and catchers in baseball is important, and it can define a game, a season even a legend.
By Christopher Scragg | May 11, 2020
WASHINGTON - Arizona took another tentative step toward reopening the state's economy Monday, when dine-in restaurants were allowed to resume limited service. But while reopening the economy could come relatively swiftly, experts say reviving the economy could take years.
By Jessica Myers | May 7, 2020
PHOENIX – A new report estimates that up to 200,0000 DACA recipients are in jobs on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19 - health care, teaching, agriculture and food services - with as many as 6,800 undocumented workers in such fields in Arizona alone.
Celebrations scrapped, flights canceled and many tears shed: College graduation in the era of COVID-19
By Luis Zambrano | May 6, 2020
PHOENIX – Commencement is just one of the watershed events upended by COVID-19, prompting colleges and universities across the nation to cancel or postpone ceremonies or create a virtual alternative.
By Dylan Simard | May 1, 2020
PHOENIX – Third prisoner dies in Arizona prisons, counterfeit cleaning materials seized and more headlines from around the Grand Canyon State.
By Christopher Scragg | April 16, 2020
WASHINGTON - After three weeks of record-breaking unemployment filings, jobless claims for the state and the nation dipped slightly last week, but they were still in what one economist called "shockingly high" territory.
No peanuts, Cracker Jack or fans: Baseball in Taiwan offers sneak peek of what MLB in Arizona might look like
By TJ Mathewson | April 16, 2020
PHOENIX – Is there a way baseball could be played in Arizona this season? The CPBL League in Taiwan shows there could be a way.
By Carson Field | April 7, 2020
PHOENIX – Baseball reporters Zach Buchanan and Bob Nightengale believe MLB’s proposal to play all of its 2020 games in Arizona is flawed in several ways.
By Jonmaesha Beltran | April 7, 2020
PHOENIX – Homeless shelters and food banks are seeing an increase in demand as COVID-19 rampages through the state. And time and money are running out for nonprofits.