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From doughnuts to cash to … pot? Incentives rise as vaccination rates slide

MESA – With vaccination rates declining, public and private entities are trying to reverse the trend. From free doughnuts to cold, hard cash, individuals stepping up to get pricked can be rewarded in many ways.


Phoenix nonprofit gets vaccines to those experiencing homelessness

PHOENIX – Circle the City provides health care for more than 7,000 people experiencing homelessness in Maricopa County. Since January, the group has been providing vaccinations to this population through clinics and special events.


No 9-irons needed: Disc golf participation soars during coronavirus pandemic

PHOENIX – When the coronavirus pandemic put a halt to most recreational sporting events and activities, people began looking elsewhere for exercise and competition. Many found disc golf as the answer.


Although it feels like reality show, changes to ASU men’s basketball lineup very real

TEMPE – It has been a hectic offseason for Arizona State men’s basketball. After a complete overhaul of the roster, coach Bobby Hurley still feels encouraged about the state of the program.


Phoenix explorer, entrepreneur will be on first civilian crew to go into space

PHOENIX – A Phoenix professor will be among the crew members to fly on the first all-civilian space flight that SpaceX launches this fall.


ASU basketball watches Jaelen House enter transfer portal, secures key 6-11 recruit

TEMPE - The Sun Devils face a slew of departures this offseason but the unexpected loss of Jaelen House, who entered the transfer portal last week, could turn out to be one of the biggest losses of the offseason.


Truex Jr. snaps Phoenix Raceway drought while Arizona drivers struggle at Instacart 500

AVONDALE – Martin Truex Jr., a prestigious veteran in the NASCAR Cup Series, won for the first time in his Phoenix Raceway career while Glendale native Michael McDowell did not have much success at his home track.


ASU men’s basketball team wins opener in Pac-12 Tournament

TEMPE – The Arizona State men's basketball team beat Washington State in the Pac-12 tournament opener as it tries to preserve a season that has been a disappointment to this point.


Oklahoma works with tribes, Indian Health Service to distribute vaccines despite storms

As Oklahoma battles severe winter weather, state health officials and the Indian Health Service work to continue administering the coronavirus vaccine.

A blue-gloved hand holds a vial of a coronavirus vaccine.

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.


Hurley, ASU took a tumble but now have an opportunity to stick the landing

TEMPE – ASU’s recent wins could be turning point in season


Arizonans prepare for a March for Life with no marching, more surfing

WASHINGTON - In any other year, scores of Arizonans would be in Washington this week for the National March for Life, an annual anti-abortion event. But during COVID-19, this year's virtual event will have less marching, more surfing.