Arizona ocupa el primer lugar en EE. UU. en tasa de muertes por COVID-19
PHOENIX – Un análisis de la revista médico-científica The Lancet muestra que Arizona tuvo la tasa de mortalidad más alta por cada 100,000 personas en los Estados Unidos. Los investigadores examinaron tres años de datos que encontraron correlaciones entre la raza, la educación y los niveles de pobreza y el número de muertes en el estado.
Report places Arizona first in U.S. for rate of COVID-19 deaths
PHOENIX – An analysis by medical-science journal The Lancet shows Arizona had the highest death rate per 100,000 people in the U.S. Researchers examined three years of data that found correlations between race, education and poverty levels and the number of deaths in the state.
Pac to Pac: Courtney Ramey, Azuolas Tubelis lead Arizona men to second straight tournament title
LAS VEGAS – A back-and-forth battle between UCLA and Arizona ended with a victory for the Wildcats in the Pac–12 Men’s Basketball Tournament, thanks to the prolific offense of Azuolas Tubelis and a late 3-pointer from Courtney Ramey.
Mexican wolf program is making strides after 25 years of effort
ALPINE - The first captive-raised Mexican wolf was released into the wild 25 years ago, when the species was on the verge of extinction. The Arizona Game and Fish Department says it is proud of the progress of the wolf program, which is steadily reaching its goals.
Heat the turkey, not the conversation: Surviving a post-election holiday
WASHINGTON – While Americans might be tempted to discuss politics while passing the gravy this Thanksgiving, experts say that food is the only thing that should be heated at the holiday dinner table – and they offer hosts some tips for redirecting the dinner table talk.
After several tries, Prop 211 backers hope to shine a light on ‘dark money’
WASHINGTON - Give $50 to a campaign and, under Arizona law, your name, address and employer are reported to the state. Give $5,000 - or more - to an independent group working to support or oppose that candidate and you do so in secret. Prop 211 aims to change that.
‘Fresh food, fresh start’: Tucson cafe doubles as training program for people with mental illness
TUCSON – Café 54 serves as an employment training program for people with mental health conditions. Trainees work as cashiers, cooks, dishwashers and servers. The goal is to help them gain new skills and land a permanent job in the workforce.
Care and comfort: From horses to micro-mini cows, animals can help with human ailments
PHOENIX – From mini-micro cows to horses, Cronkite News journalists take a look at how different animals around the Valley are helping people with a variety of ailments.
Sister act: Thomas siblings square off in Arizona women’s NCAA Tournament victory over UNLV
TUCSON – Despite an early scare from UNLV, Arizona pushed past the Lady Rebels with a dominant fourth quarter filled with efficient offense and solid defense. Sam Thomas was a major contributor for the Wildcats defensively, grabbing steals and blocking shots in a game that featured sister Jade on the UNLV bench.
Mikey’s League fills sports void for those with intellectual, physical disabilities
TEMPE – Mikey's League began in 2019 in memory of Mikey Bender, 21, who died after losing a battle with cerebral palsy and a heart defect. The league has teamed with KinectAbility to open doors for ability sports.
6A showdown: Arizona’s top high school basketball teams square off for the title
PHOENIX – The 6A boys and girls basketball championships are are set to tip off tonight at Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Perry and Hamilton will play for the boys title, and Perry and Valley Vista will go at each other for the girls title. Storylines run deep in both games.
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.