PHOENIX – Although artificial turf has greatly improved since its introduction in the 1960s, studies suggest it is still likely to cause more injuries among athletes than its more expensive counterpart: natural grass.
WASHINGTON - It just took effect Wednesday, but Arizona business leaders were optimistic about the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, the trade deal replaceing the North American Free Trade Agreement that economists say was worth billions in trade and thousands of jobs in Arizona alone.
PHOENIX - Just days after President Donald Trump was in Yuma to praise construction of the border wall last week, a federal court reaffirmed its ruling that the administration's method of funding that construction was "unlawful."
PHOENIX – The Sierra Club announced it has joined the Center for Biological Diversity and a number of other conservation groups in two lawsuits to protect the San Pedro River, one of the last undammed rivers in the Southwest.
BISBEE – Cochise County officials and conservationists are frustrated that Customs and Border Protection is ignoring local input as it pushes ahead with a barrier across the San Pedro River, which flows north from Mexico and is one of the last undammed rivers in the Southwest.
PHOENIX – People who are deaf or hard of hearing have special difficulties when it comes to communication during the COVID-19 pandemic, such as masks that prevent “face reading.”
PHOENIX – With cases of COVID-19 in Arizona rising by more than 1,000 a day, members of the medical community have written letters asking state officials to issue new pandemic guidelines.
PHOENIX - Senators broke into applause Wednesday as they gave overwhelming approval to a bill allocating up to $1.9 billion a year for public lands acquisition and national park maintenance fund, a bill advocates said is "55 years overdue."
PHOENIX – Facing rise in COVID-19 cases, politicians and health experts voice concern for Arizona’s plans to continue reopening businesses that were shut down in March. In other news, state health officials reported a total of 31,264 cases of COVID-19 and 1,127 deaths.
PHOENIX – Congress has provided medical and financial relief to millions of Americans dealing with COVID-19, but many immigrants are excluded – leaving advocacy groups to provide economic, medical and emotional support.
Congressional Democrats unveiled a sweeping police reform bill Monday that would ban the use of chokeholds and make it easier to hold officers accountable, a bill that one Arizona police group blasted as "one-sided" and "disappointing."
PHOENIX – President Donald Trump's pledge to deploy "thousands and thousands of heavily armed soldiers" to put down protests was seen as either a promise or a threat, depending on which Arizona lawmaker was reacting to his comments.