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Rio Salado restoration efforts get boost with federal ‘partnership’ designation

WASHINGTON - Federal officials on Tuesday named a 58-mile stretch of the Lower Salt and Gila rivers an Urban Waters Federal Partnership location, a designation that could bring millions in funding to efforts to revitalize the stressed Valley waterway.


More than 1,600 kids in detention have tested positive for COVID-19

COVID-19 affects the juvenile justice system with a rising number of positive cases, as juvenile detention facilities evolve their health care protocols to help slow its spread.


No peanuts, Cracker Jack or fans: Baseball in Taiwan offers sneak peek of what MLB in Arizona might look like

PHOENIX – Is there a way baseball could be played in Arizona this season? The CPBL League in Taiwan shows there could be a way.


‘It’s a weird mindset’: Canadian swimmer reflects on delay of Summer Olympics

LOS ANGELES – Olympian Taylor Ruck of Canada Swim was in disbelief after hearing the news about the Summer Games being postponed.


Man vs. mussel: Buckeye mayor testifies on threat from invasive species

WASHINGTON - Buckeye Mayor Jackie A. Meck joined other witnesses before a Senate committee Wednesday to talk about threat that invasive species, like quagga mussels and salt cedars, post to water supplies in the West.


Water-well metering to prevent groundwater depletion proposed in Legislature

PHOENIX – The lack of groundwater regulations in most of Arizona, along with reports of industrial farms extracting huge amounts of water from threatened aquifers, has gotten the attention of legislators.

Farmer handline water pipe.

More than a name: Son of a Hall of Famer, Hamilton’s Brenden Rice hopes to forge own path

CHANDLER – A legacy runs deep when you are related to the greatest wide receiver to ever play football. However, for Brenden Rice, it is the legacy he makes separate from his father which means more to him.


Navajo, Hopi will have objects, human remains repatriated by Finland

WASHINGTON - The Hopi and Navajo are among 26 tribes that will see the return of ancestral remains from Finland, where the items have been held in a museum after being taken from Colorado almost 130 years ago.


Buckeye had nation’s fastest growth, Phoenix added most people in 2018

WASHINGTON - Buckeye saw its population grow by 8.5% from 2017 to 2018 and Phoenix added 25,288 new residents in the same period, claiming the top spots among U.S. cities for growth that year, the Census Bureau said, as Arizona continued its steady population rise.


Put down the phone: Arizona bans cellphone use while driving

PHOENIX – Gov. Doug Ducey signed House Bill 2318 on Monday, which outlaws texting and driving or operating any hand-held mobile devices.

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Namaste: At Laveen Elementary, yoga is complementing detention, slowing office referrals

LAVEEN – Laveen Elementary sees improvements in behavior among student after implementing yoga before school and when complementing detention.


McSally talks about sexual assault task force, funding for border wall

GLENDALE – Sen. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., speaks about a task force that aims to combat sexual assault in the military and funding for a border wall.