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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.


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.


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.

No shooting sign

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.

Columbine shooting survivor shares experience of opioid abuse and recovery

PHOENIX – Teachers yell at students to get under tables and the sounds of gunfire ring in the air. One moment, Austin Eubanks was walking the halls of Columbine High School with his best friend. Minutes later, he was huddled under a table. He and his best friend were shot.

People hold hands in solidarity

Tribal leaders urge colleagues to consider marijuana businesses to boost revenue

PHOENIX — Tribal leaders from California and Washington discussed Thursday the potential opening of legal marijuana businesses on tribal lands.

Marijuana plant

Southwest Valley officials to cut salt cedar trees invading Gila River bed

BUCKEYE — Local leaders say salt cedar trees are invading the Gila River, causing flood andfire hazards and choking native vegetation and wildlife habitats. They say it’s time for the trees, planted a century ago to slow erosion, to make their final stand.

Salt Cedar trees along Gila River

Immigration attorneys say DREAMers will be left in limbo

PHOENIX — Arizona immigration attorneys said the six-month winding down of the dreamers’ program leaves thousands in limbo.