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Forecast calls for drier, warmer winter to follow ‘nonsoon’ summer

WASHINGTON - State and federal weather officials are predicting a warmer and drier than normal winter for Arizona, which would come on the heels of the driest monsoon ever recorded in the state.


Arizonans will be watching closely when Supreme Court takes up ACA

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Tuesday takes up the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act - again - in a case advocates say could affect health coverage for up to 233,000 Arizonans if the law is overturned. Arizona is part of the suit trying to reverse the law.


Dodgers host postseason drive-ins for fans during World Series games against Rays

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers have opened the gates of Dodgers Stadium and their parking lot for fans to watch them play in the postseason in a socially distanced way of a drive-in watch party.


Proposition 207 would legalize recreational marijuana for those 21 or older

If passed on Nov. 3, the Marijuana Legalization Initiative, also known as the Smart and Safe Arizona Act, would legally allow people 21 or older to possess and use up to 1 ounce of marijuana in Arizona. There are strong voices on both sides of the issue.


Climate change likely to keep hammering Colorado River’s biggest reservoirs

The Colorado River’s biggest reservoirs don’t have much relief in sight, according to a new model from the Bureau of Reclamation. Because of this year’s hot and dry conditions, the model shows an increasing likelihood of an official shortage on the river in the next five years.


From riches to rags: Aiding athletes with financial woes drives former ASU standout Zach Miller

PHOENIX- He banked millions carving running lanes and catching touchdown passes in the NFL. His new mission aims to secure millions for his peers.


Judge blocks ‘unlawful’ plan to end Census Monday; Arizona still lags

WASHINGTON - A federal judge reiterated her order Thursday that the Census Bureau continue its count until Oct. 31, saying plans to end on Monday were "erroneous ... unlawful" and they undermined the credibility of a count in which Arizona is lagging.


COVID-19 means no fans, but Arizona Cardinals still fired up for home opener

PHOENIX _ Kyler Murray’s legs could be critical in the Arizona Cardinals' showdown with the Washington Football Team and a sack-frenzied front-seven.


Making ‘dreams come true’: New technology puts players in command of recruitment process

TEMPE - A downloadable app looks to provide players, parents and coaches with the tools needed to boost opportunities to compete at the next level.


Arizona nonprofits boost aid to help refugees deal with the pandemic

Refugees in Arizona receive grants, loans, care packages and other resources to help combat the hardships of COVID-19.


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.


Loyalty points: Ducey heads to White House for Trump acceptance speech

WASHINGTON - Most Republicans watched President Donald Trump's acceptance speech from their couches but Gov. Doug Ducey watched from the South Lawn of the White House, the latest example of Ducey's increasingly cozy relationship with the administration.