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Pediatricians ready to vaccinate ages 5-11 against COVID, urge parents to prepare kids

PHOENIX – The CDC approved the COVID-19 vaccination for children 5 to 11. Health care providers provided insight on what parents can do to prepare their child to get the shot.


Latino cartoonist’s ‘TOONDEMIC’ fights COVID misinformation

TEMPE – Political cartoonist Lalo Alcaraz is the latest contributor to the COVID Latino project, which aims to disseminate information – and counter COVID-19 misinformation – through art.


‘A cliff effect’: As federal benefits drop, food insecurity likely to rise again

An enormous influx of federal dollars helped stem the rising tide of hunger during the COVID-19 pandemic, but what happens when those benefits end?


‘You’re it!’ Local parkour athlete plays, commentates competitive tag

PHOENIX - World Chase Tag is a competitive ruleset for tag that has increased rapidly in popularity in the U.S. A Phoenix-based parkour athlete, Fernando Arce, is the captain of Team Ollo and will provide color commentary at August’s tournament.


Suns’ woes with closing games reappear in ‘disgusting’ loss to Brooklyn Nets

PHOENIX - After a six-game winning streak in which they appeared to solve late-game mishaps, the Phoenix Suns encountered some familiar struggles in their 128-124 loss to the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday night.


Green burials adapt to protect ‘death care’ workers in the time of pandemic

LOS ANGELES – The COVID-19 pandemic has raised concerns about the safety of morticians and other death care workers. Green burials are adapting to changes, allowing body bags to be buried and discouraging embalming for the safety of death care workers.


Arizona rancher on Mexico border uses science to breed sustainable cattle

Nogales, AZ cattle rancher Dean Fish bases his business practices on a three-legged stool of sustainability "to produce a safe, wholesome, tasty, nutritious product that’s going to go on America’s dinner plate."


An Arizona dairy woman grows appreciation for female farmers

BUCKEYE — Sine Kerr cultivated her love for farming as a girl in rural Buckeye, participating in her local 4-H group and playing at friends’ houses whose families had farms and ranches.


Health leaders to offer opioid education to student-athletes across Arizona

PHOENIX — Arizona health professionals have educated 4,000 students on the effects of opioid abuse and plan to expand the program to student-athletes statewide by January.

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Community groups call on Ducey to ‘commit to action on climate change’

PHOENIX — Leaders of environmental, business and faith groups on Tuesday urged Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey to take on climate change by embracing solutions such as renewable energy and battery technology.

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Interior Department may expand recreational shooting on federal lands

TUCSON — Target shooting, hunting and fishing could be expanded on public lands under a federal proposal drawing attention in Arizona.

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Vice President Pence arrives in Phoenix to tout Trump tax plan

PHOENIX – Vice President Mike Pence arrived in the Valley on Tuesday to stump for the Trump administration’s tax plan with Gov. Doug Ducey and others in a series of private conversations.