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State posts new COVID-19 case record, as possible holiday surge looms

WASHINGTON - Arizona reported a record 10,322 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, more than twice the previous high, as cases surged ahead of a holiday season that one health expert said could be a "real scary time."


Census: Not sure it can exclude migrants, but wants to be left to try

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration said it does not know how many immigrants might be excluded from the Census under a 2019 presidential order, but it still urged the Supreme Court on Monday to overturn lower courts that blocked the proposal.


From NFL to American Gladiator to firefighter, Hamilton’s Mark Tucker has found his calling

CHANDLER – Mark Tucker, assistant coach of football powerhouse Hamilton High School, has a backstory that includes the NFL and the American Gladiators.


‘We hold these truths to be’ A, B or C? Citizenship test gets harder

WASHINGTON - The civics test. long been a crucial part of the citizenship process, gets its first update in decade next week, with twice the questions but the same passing score. USCIS calls it needed upgrade, critics see anti-immigrant motives behind the move.

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Holiday travel down this year, but millions still hit roads, airports

WASHINGTON - Thanksgiving travel is expected to be down sharply this year because of COVID-19, but as many as 50 million Americans are still expected to travel this week despite pleas from health experts to stay home.


Nico Mannion, former NBA father Pace, reflect on former Pinnacle standout landing with Warriors

Three Arizona Wildcats and a former Arizona high school standout were among the players who heard their name called during the 2020 NBA Draft.


California high school athletes travel to Arizona to keep playing through COVID-19

SAN CLEMENTE, California – California high school athletes can only play competitively out of state and must travel to Arizona with their families to stay in game-shape.


No average Guy: Apache Junction football player remembered for drive, compassion

PHOENIX – Stage 4 melanoma took the life of Apache Junction football player Alex Guy but his legacy lives on.


In emotional Senate farewell, McSally thanks voters, wishes Kelly well

WASHINGTON - A sometimes emotional Sen. Martha McSally, R-Arizona, gave her farewell address on the Senate floor Wednesday, saying that "serving and fighting for Arizona as a U.S. senator has been the opportunity of a lifetime."


From chasing to racing: Former ASU defensive end Mills finds thrills as NASCAR jackman

PHOENIX - Kellen Mills excelled as a walk-on defensive end for Arizona State and is now responsible for a complete culture change at Joe Gibbs Racing in NASCAR.


From Tennessee to Georgia to Arizona, three friends share thrill of Cardinals’ ‘Hail Murray’ win

PHOENIX – Three friends, all exuberant Arizona Cardinals fans, rejoiced together despite being separated by thousands of miles as the “Hail Murray” delivered a 32-30 Arizona Cardinals victory.


Soldiering on: After layoff, guardsman wins ‘best warrior’ competition

WASHINGTON - Daniel D'Ippolito's situation was hardly unique he was laid off in March, one of thousands in Arizona who lost jobs to COVID-19. What he's done since is unique, becoming a national finalist in a grueling Army contest of skills and stamina.