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PHOENIX – Cases continue to spike, Navajo police officer funeral held and other headlines from around the Grand Canyon State.
LOS ANGELES – With the spread of COVID-19, which has killed more than 3,000 people worldwide, the 2020 Summer Games could be postponed or canceled.
LOS ANGELES – Fears about the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus that’s affecting tens of thousands in China are motivating racism against Asian Americans in the U.S., where 13 cases but no deaths have been reported.
TIJUANA, Baja California, Mexico – Vietnam Veteran Richard Avila returned from Asia addicted to drugs and was discharged from the Marines after being arrested for drug possession. After many run-ins with the law, he was deported in 1996, but returned multiple times and eventually served three years in federal prison before being deported a final time.
PHOENIX – The Norman Lykes House, which is the last property Frank Lloyd Wright designed, was sold at auction for $1.7 million. Some of the most unique parts of the home are also the most sustainable.
An appeals court said federal law protects the manufacturer of a leaking silicone breast implant that injured a Gold Canyon woman, who tried to sue the company for damages from the implants she received after a cancer diagnosis and double mastectomy.
WASHINGTON - Two years after the Trump administration announced plans to kill Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the program still has a pulse - though advocates worry about how long that might last, and the Supreme Court could settle the question this fall.
PHOENIX – One Phoenix charter school is using involvement in sports and physical training to build up students in and out of class.
PHOENIX – A $2 trillion infrastructure bill died last spring, so the beleaguered U.S. recycling industry is seeking funds through EPA grants to states.
CASA GRANDE – Paco Ollerton, a third-generation cotton farmer, is carefully looking at growing industrial hemp – a crop that has attracted many with its environmentally friendly claims – this summer, as it will be legal to grow in the state May 31.
MORENCI – Most of Arizona’s 12 methadone clinics are in the Phoenix area, leaving rural residents recovering from opioid use to travel miles for such treatment.