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Digital media company PHNX Sports brings fans-first approach to Arizona

PHOENIX – Digital media outlet PHNX Sports brings a fans-first approach to Arizona and features podcasts, postgame shows and digital content about the state’s professional and college teams as well as gambling.


McCain, Flake face light questioning in chummy confirmation hearing

WASHINGTON - It was supposed to be a confirmation hearing for the ambassadorial nominations of Cindy McCain and former Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake, but their appearance Tuesday before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee sounded more like a family reunion at times.


Gallego, other officials join White House push for infrastructure plan

WASHINGTON - Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego joined other mayors and governors at the White House Wednesday to push for the administration's $1.2 trillion infrastructure plan, a measure she has said is needed to reverse decades of "massive underinvestment."


Could sports gambling be boon for women’s sports? Bet on it, some say

PHOENIX – As sports betting becomes legal across the United States, some see potential for an increase in attention on women’s sports because bettors might feel invested. Others aren’t so sure. Either way, both industries are taking off and they’re doing it together.


Pandemic prompts changes to HIV testing and treatment across Arizona

PHOENIX – The COVID-19 pandemic has forced local HIV service providers to get creative and adapt, launching such services as Zoom appointments, drive-thru, at-home and mobile testing.


Female inmate firefighters build character but often can’t use fire skills after release

PHOENIX – Incarcerated firefighters have battled blazes since the 1980s, for less pay and diminished chances of becoming firefighters after release. But that could be changing.


‘So glad to be back’: Herm Edwards reflects on isolation after ASU cancels 3rd game

PHOENIX - Arizona State canceled its game against Utah, but expressed optimism that it could play Dec. 2 against UCLA. Coach Herm Edwards also shared his experience fighting COVID-19 in isolation.


Nearly three-quarters of youth behind bars suffer from mental health issues

Kids in the juvenile justice system struggle with mental health issues at higher rates, yet they often don’t receive treatment.


Many Navajos face pandemic without running water, tribal members urged to ‘lift each other up’

One grassroots organization – The WATERED – has delivered hand-washing stations to more than 110 households on the 27,000-square-mile Navajo Nation reservation.


Senate approves historic $2 trillion economic stimulus package

WASHINGTON - The Senate gave unanimous approval late Wednesday to a historic $2 trillion economic stimulus package that calls for direct payments to taxpayers and hundreds of billions in relief for small businesses and targeted industries, like airlines.


‘You can’t become what you can’t see’: Women’s hockey comes to Tempe

TEMPE – Some of the best women’s hockey players showcased their skills to fans in Tempe. Many hope this will inspire more growth for girls’ hockey in Arizona.


FDA’s sudden increase in legal tobacco age catches retailers off-guard

WASHINGTON - Retailers and local leaders said they were "caught with their pants down" by a Food and Drug Administration announcement last week that it had raised the legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21.