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Arizona Smash community faces challenge during pandemic

PHOENIX – Super Smash Bros. eSports tournaments in Arizona are on hold. That changes a gaming experience and community meant to be savored in person.


Former ASU basketball player Michelle Tom helping Navajo Nation fight coronavirus

PHOENIX – Former ASU basketball player Michelle Tom is battling the coronavirus from a small, rural hospital near the Navajo Nation. And she needs help.


A sack, a review, a targeting call: Momentum shift helps Clemson move past Ohio State in Fiesta Bowl

GLENDALE – Ohio State head coach Ryan Day shouted a thundering “no,” toward the referee. Restrained by another Ohio State staffer, Day soon saw his team’s strong start to the College Football Playoff semifinal evaporate after the game’s most monumental call.


How Arizona’s outdoor workers stay safe in the heat

PHOENIX – Arizona’s outdoor workers share tips on how they stay safe and cool during the summer, as no federal safety standards are in place to protect them. But a new bill aims to change that.


Syringe program for addicts operates in legal gray area as debate continues

PHOENIX – Organizations offering drug users clean needles and educational materials have been linked to decreases in bloodborne diseases, but they’re forced to operate in a legal gray area in Arizona.


‘We need to live our values every day’: Warren’s Tempe town hall spotlights immigration reform

PHOENIX – Sen. Elizabeth Warren spoke to an estimated 3,500 people in Tempe on Thursday about her 2020 presidential election platform, emphasizing an overhaul of the nation’s immigration laws.


Brnovich makes long-shot pitch to Supreme Court to take opioid lawsuit

WASHINGTON - Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich asked the U.S. Supreme Court to stop the Sackler family from "looting" Purdue Pharma of billions of dollars being sought by victims of the opioid crisis the company is accused of helping create.

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Phoenix launches downtown ‘giving meters’ to help fight homelessness

PHOENIX – Phoenix has designated four downtown parking meters decorated by local artists to accept donations for PHX C.A.R.E.S. to help fight homelessness.



Puerto Ricans in Valley demand island governor’s resignation over offensive messages

PHOENIX – The publication of offensive messages from Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s private chats has sparked protests in Phoenix and across the U.S.


‘Non-soon season’: Arizona’s dry heat is delaying the start of summer rains

PHOENIX – Arizona’s rainy season has yet to begin due to a delayed start to crucial weather systems. Though monsoon season holds 30 percent of the Valley’s rainfall, Phoenix has seen none since the start of June.


Migrant shelter in Tucson may move to former juvenile detention facility

TUCSON – Leaders of a short-term shelter for migrants seeking asylum are asking Pima County to lease three units of an old juvenile detention facility. The dormitory-style space for about 300 migrants would include a commercial kitchen and laundry.