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New field, new challenges await Sun Devils after delay of women’s soccer season

PHOENIX – Despite a disappointing 2019 season and the COVID-19 pandemic that delayed the 2020 season u, Arizona State coach Graham Winkworth believes the women’s soccer program is on the cusp of national prominence.


Blue wave in the Grand Canyon State: Biden, Kelly projected winners as Arizona takes center stage in 2020

PHOENIX – Amid a pandemic that changed the way Americans live and vote, Joe Biden was called the winner over Donald Trump in Arizona, leading a blue wave that flipped the longtime Republic stronghold to a Democratic presidential candidate for only the second time since 1952.


Scary local talent will be on display during UFC Fight Night on Halloween

PHOENIX – Local talent from Tempe, Surprise will be well-represented on Halloween on ESPN+ during UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas


Humans (and dogs) grateful Phoenix parks have reopened during COVID-19 pandemic

PHOENIX - A look at how the City of Phoenix is handling the usage of athletic fields and parks after reopening in early October.


As COVID adds hours and challenges, teachers look to Proposition 208 for more school funding

Teachers say a proposal to increase funding to schools is especially vital amid the pandemic, but opponents worry about the effect on small businesses.


As costs rise and participation falls, nonprofits helping families pay for youth sports

PHOENIX – Valley of the Sun YMCA and the Caris Sports foundation help assist parents and club teams with sports program costs that would otherwise keep their kids on the sidelines.


Ginsburg’s decades on high court included numerous Arizona rulings

WASHINGTON - Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote more than 200 Supreme Court opinions and countless dissents since 1993 - including some directly affecting Arizona, from a Mount Lemmon age discrimination case to overhaul of the state's death penalty.


Personal essay: Capturing and documenting trauma in Panama

A photojournalism student writes about her experiences with the people who journeyed through the dangerous Darién Gap in Panama.


Ivanka Trump stumps for father, attends business roundup hosted by Ducey

PHOENIX – In a roundtable hosted by Gov. Doug Ducey, Ivanka Trump speaks on business issues, the COVID-19 pandemic and hears from local business owners and leaders.


Fleeing chaos, Venezuelans flock to Panama but struggle to find work

PANAMA CITY, Panama – 150,000 Venezuelans have fled to Panama, where they are reshaping the country’s labor force and cultural life.


EPA unveils Western office to focus on abandoned mine tracking, cleanup

WASHINGTON - The Environmental Protection Agency announced plans Wednesday for a new office that will focus on tracking and cleaning up abandoned mines in Western states, a particular problem in Arizona with uranium and other mines.


Youth of color disproportionately represented in the justice system

Youth across the country commit the same types of crime, but disparities affecting young people of color have continued to grow.