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COVID-19 in Arizona: Mayors urge Ducey to impose statewide restrictions

TUCSON - A day after he imposed new restrictions to curb the steep increase in COVID-19 cases in the state, Gov. Doug Ducey was still coming under fire Friday for not doing enough, with a group of mayors, among others, calling for stricter and statewide action.


Coronavirus sports roundup: Pac-12 opts for conference-only games, ASU won’t release test results

PHOENIX – The Pac-12 is expected to announce a conference-only schedule. Meanwhile, Arizona State opts not to release COVID-19 test results.


COVID-19 in Arizona: State leads U.S. in growth of new cases, analysis says

PHOENIX – Doctors and health experts worry about the future of Arizona under COVID-19.


Central Arizona housing boom tees up opportunity for water investors

PHOENIX – The Phoenix water-investment company Greenstone stands to make millions if state and federal regulators approve the transfer of water rights from La Paz County land it owns to fast growing Queen Creek. Critics call the deal a start down a slippery slope as urban areas of the state attract more and more people during a long term drought.


Activists, parents call for the removal of police from schools

PHOENIX – As school districts across the country remove police from schools, many in Phoenix and Los Angeles are calling for similar action.


Supreme Court reverses Trump administration, saves DACA – for now

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court breathed new life into the endangered DACA program Thursday, ruling that the Trump administration's attempt to end the program was arbitrary and capricious and must be reversed.


As tensions mount over Floyd death, coaches from high school to pros step out of comfort zone

PHOENIX – Arizona has many coaches of color. With the recent events, how do they address racial injustice with their players? Or do they ignore it entirely?


Offline and left out: Not all Arizona students can connect for remote learning

PHOENIX – Arizona schools are working to provide resources to families that are without internet connection in the wake of school closures because of the novel coronavirus.


16 years ago, Sarver purchased Phoenix Suns for record $401 million

PHOENIX – The $401 million price tag for the Suns was an NBA record at the time of the sale, but 16 years later, the blockbuster purchase hasn’t panned out to be all it was expected for Robert Sarver.


Almost a Raider, forever a Cardinal: Arizona drafted Larry Fitzgerald 16 years ago

PHOENIX – The Arizona Cardinals were thrilled that Larry Fitzgerald, a wide receiver out of Pittsburgh, fell into their laps with the third overall pick in the 2004 NFL Draft.


Even though NFL draft will be different, Cardinals’ Justin Pugh suggests it might be better

PHOENIX – In an effort to isolate, prospects will have to experience NFL draft day from home. Arizona Cardinals offensive lineman Justin Pugh, who celebrated draft day with his family, says to enjoy it.


Dairy farmers forced to adjust their practices during COVID-19 pandemic

The dairy industry has been forced to resort to extreme practices to offset sales lost because restaurants and schools have been shut down to stop the spread of novel coronavirus.