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California amusement parks reopen at 25% capacity with limits on out-of-state visitors

LOS ANGELES – Many theme parks in California have begun to reopen at limited capacity, but most only will admit state residents at first.


With pro sports under scrutiny, Rangers announce Charley Pride Fellowship for diverse students

TEMPE – Late country music legend and Texas Rangers part-owner Charley Pride left his mark on both the music and baseball communities. Now, through the Rangers’ Charley Pride fellowship program, his impact will continue to be felt.


In COVID era, players adjusting to ‘weird’ Phoenix Open with limited fans

PHOENIX - The Waste Management Phoenix Open, while greatly reduced in spectators, is one of only a few stops on the PGA Tour to allow fans.


‘The People’s Open’ will be short on people, people’s champion Mickelson this year

SCOTTSDALE – With limited fans due to COVID-19, one of the Waste Management Phoenix Opens’s biggest draws – three-time champion Phil Mickelson – is skipping it again this year.


Research finds COVID may worsen symptoms of those with Tourette’s

PHOENIX – Researchers are trying to gauge the physical and mental effects of COVID-19 on the estimated 1% of the worldwide population who suffer from Tourette syndrome, a condition characterized by motor and vocal tics.


A free ride: Erick Cedeño cycles 2,200 miles to experience the Underground Railroad

PHOENIX – Cyclist Erick Cedeño retraces footsteps of the Underground Railroad on wheels.


Over par: Arizona’s golf scene thrives during COVID-19 pandemic

PHOENIX – With more free time, Arizonans are flocking to play golf in 2020. See how courses have adjusted their operations to stay open during the pandemic, and how they’ve fared.


Invisible chapters: Writing the Black community into stories of libraries, bookstores and publishing

TUCSON – The Kindred program at Tucson’s main library is one solution to a lack of African American representation in libraries, on bookshelves and at publishing houses.


Economic stimulus bill stalls in Senate, as Democrats, Republicans feud

WASHINGTON - The Senate deadlocked for a second day Monday on more than $1 trillion in proposed support for an economy buffeted by coronavirus, as Democrats said the bill gives too much to corporations and Republicans accuse Democrats of making it a liberal wish list.


Despite COVID-19, poll officials report steady turnout, smooth voting

TEMPE - Polling officials around Arizona said voting in the state's presidential preference primary Tuesday was decidedly calm in the midst of a decidedly anxious time in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, with high turnout but generally smooth operations..


Above par: With perfect weather, wild 16th hole, Phoenix Open delivers

SCOTTSDALE – Blue skies, competitive golf and a high energy 16th hole result in a well receiver Phoenix Open.


No limits: Amy Bockerstette is back, spreading her message of inclusion at Phoenix Open

SCOTTSDALE – Amy Bockerstette, a new crowd favorite at the Waste Management Open, inspires peers at Tesori Foundation Clinic.