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Ducey back-to-school order leaves educators shocked, scrambling, upset

WASHINGTON - Educators across the state Thursday were calling Gov. Doug Ducey's surprise back-to-school order disruptive, challenging and frustrating, a last-minute complication to reopening plans that many schools already had in the works.


Committee vote moves Haaland one step closer to historic Interior post

WASHINGTON - A Senate committee narrowly voted Thursday to advance Rep. Debra Haaland's nomination to be the next secretary of Interior, moving her one step closer to becoming the first Native American to head a Cabinet-level agency.


‘Superspreader events’: Experts worry hockey arenas a toxic formula for COVID-19

GLENDALE – The Arizona Coyotes are one of a handful of teams in the National Hockey League to allow fans into their arena to attend games. The Coyotes claim that this can be executed safely for fans for experts say otherwise.


GAO: Pentagon estimates of border duty costs, impact were unreliable

WASHINGTON - The Pentagon did not have reliable estimates for the cost of its work supporting Homeland Security efforts on the southwestern border and did not assess the impact of those efforts on military readiness, a new report says.


ASU pitching staff enters season healthy after long, uncertain offseason

TEMPE – The cancellation of the 2020 baseball season was slow and uncertain, leading to a strange offseason. But thanks to a strong, flexible plan, Arizona State’s pitching staff enters the 2021 season at nearly full health.


ASU baseball team ready to roll no matter what 2021, pandemic have in store

PHOENIX – The Arizona State baseball team enters this season motivated and prepared after last season’s abrupt ending. Using a combination of returning veterans and fresh faces, the Sun Devils hope to exceed expectations.


ASU commit Ty Murchison finds ‘home feeling’ in joining budding program

TEMPE – Ty Murchison is the second full-time U.S. NTDP player to commit to Arizona State. Murchison couldn’t resist smiling as he took in the “unreal experience” facing his future teammates last week at Oceanside Ice Arena.


The Oregon Trail: Many of Arizona’s top football prospects migrating to Pacific Northwest

PHOENIX – The state's best high school football talent is going to Oregon thanks to a combination of attractive facilities, coaching continuity and good old-fashioned hard work.


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.


Workers rally in Phoenix, U.S. for $15 minimum wage, end of reliance on tipping

PHOENIX – Leaders in Arizona labor organizations joined a nationwide rally for a $15 minimum federal wage and to get rid of tipping. President Joe Biden added the measure in an economic stimulus plan to relieve the fallout from COVID-19.


Luxury suites, players lounge: ASU excited for addition of multi-use sports facility

TEMPE – Luxury suites, players lounge: ASU excited for addition of multi-use sports facility


From Tyrann Mathieu to Bruce Arians, Super Bowl LV has strong Arizona ties

PHOENIX – The Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers face off in Tampa Bay Sunday in Super Bowl LV with a surprising amount of Arizona connections.