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Nearly two years into the pandemic, theaters and performers adapting to the ‘new normal’

PHOENIX – Many theaters in metro Phoenix are putting on indoor performances for the first time since the pandemic started in March 2020. Despite challenges, the pandemic has allowed for a more mindful approach to planning and staging productions.


Fading inside: One family’s battle with Alzheimer’s amid the pandemic

MORRISVILLE, Pa. – The COVID-19 pandemic has exacted a grave toll on those with dementia. Some fell ill. Many died. Others saw their disease worsen amid isolation from loved ones. One Cronkite News reporter shares her family’s personal journey of living with Alzheimer’s during these unprecedented times.


Coalition targets illegal tobacco trade, with Arizona among top states in contraband

PHOENIX – The Arizona Chamber of Commerce is joining Philip Morris International in a partnership called United to Safeguard America from Illegal Trade, which aims to stop illicit trade through public-private partnerships.


Attorneys, advocates reflect on new Native American Voting Rights bill

The Native American Voting Rights Act aims to address voting barriers related to addresses, IDs and delivering ballot in tribal areas.


Cha-ching: Suns playoff run a boost for local businesses, city image

PHOENIX – The Phoenix Suns’ playoff run has brought excitement back to the Valley and money to the pockets of local businesses following the challenges of the pandemic.


Art installation honors thousands of Arizonans who’ve died of COVID-19

TEMPE – Two memorials displayed at the Arizona Heritage Center honor the 511,000 COVID-19 deaths across the nation.


Coconino official backs bill to burn forest waste for renewable energy

WASHINGTON - Coconino County Supervisor Art Babbott urged senators Wednesday to pass a bill that would let limbs and trees left over from forest maintenance be burned for renewable energy.


Room and cardboard: ASU will fill up Sun Devil Stadium with fan, celebrity cutouts

PHOENIX - If fans look a little, well, stiff at Saturday’s Arizona State game, don’t be alarmed. They are cardboard cutouts..


Given history of discrimination, can community help Black-owned businesses survive COVID-19?

PHOENIX – Black-owned businesses were particularly hard-hit when the spread of COVID-19 shut down or restricted nonessential activity throughout the country last spring, leaving many to wonder whether they could survive the plummet in daily customers.


To address overwhelming need, Arizona nurses deploy to Colorado

PHOENIX – As communities across the country struggle to contain the novel coronavirus, Arizona nurses mobilize to help a hard-hit area of Colorado.


Thirty years ago, Phoenix Suns set record for most free throws made in game

PHOENIX – The Suns in 1990 set the NBA all-time record for free throws made by a team.


Grape news: Verde Valley close to becoming a designated wine region

WASHINGTON - Wine drinkers may soon be able to reach for that Verde Valley vintage, if local wineries and vineyards have their way. Their application to make the Verde Valley a federally recognized American Viticultural Area is nearing approval by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau.