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All-Star Game represents more than just baseball for Diamondbacks All-Stars

PHOENIX — The experience of playing in Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game is about much more than the competition. For four Arizona Diamondbacks, it represents a close group of teammates coming together and fulfilling a dream.


In Focus, episode 9: Social media memorialization and ‘cybergraves’

On this episode of In Focus, we look at what happens to social media accounts when you die. Producer Roddy Nikpour speaks to someone who had to deal with his sister's death. He saw strange results when his family memorialized her Facebook profile, but modern research says they're normal. Plus, an anthropologist sheds light on the importance of physical objects in remembering the dead.


As democratic socialists gain momentum, Arizona Democrats try to ease ‘hurt’ feelings

PHOENIX – The election of President Donald Trump has ignited the progressive movement, sparking weekly marches and protests throughout his presidency.


Arizona Football League helps keep dream of playing alive

PHOENIX — The challenge of serving four years in Afghanistan as part of an Air Force special operations unit was not enough for Jason Sweet. He wanted to fill an athletic void that he felt he lost when he enlisted. Then he discovered the Arizona Football League.


New bylaw allows high school coaches to hold year-round practices

PHOENIX – High school athletes in Arizona can now practice their sport year-round -- whether they like it or not.


Stanton talks Phoenix hosting mega events and more in full interview

PHOENIX - Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton reflects on the city's three-year streak for hosting mega sporting events like the 2015 Super Bowl, the 2016 College Football Championship and this year's Final Four in an interview with Cronkite New's Jake Garcia.


A guide to Final Four tickets, activities, parking and more

PHOENIX – There's good news for anybody interested in attending the games on Saturday and Monday at University of Phoenix Stadium. Tickets on the secondary market are relatively inexpensive.


GCU’s Havocs making the most of the national stage during Final Four

PHOENIX — Grand Canyon University’s DeWayne Russell already had the hometown crowd in his pocket before stepping onto the court Thursday night at the 29th annual State Farm College Slam Dunk and 3-Point Championships at GCU.


As Final Four arrives, Phoenix Mayor Stanton relishes ‘opportunity to be the best host city’ in US

PHOENIX — From the Super Bowl to the College Football Playoff, the city of Phoenix is no stranger to helping host major sporting events.


Former NFL players seek game-changer to painkillers

BOULDER, Colo. – It’s been nearly 10 years since Jake Plummer retired from football. He still experiences soreness and pain from his neck and shoulders to the soles of his feet.


As climate heats up, state confident in water conservation efforts

WASHINGTON - Some parts of southwest Arizona could experience more than 140 days of temperatures above 100 degrees within 20 years, according to a climate change model from the Environmental Protection Agency.

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Report: Nonunion workers lose pay as labor unions lose clout

WASHINGTON - The steady decline in union membership has had a ripple effect on wages of nonunion workers, costing them a potential $14 to $52 a week in pay, according to a report this week by a Washington think tank.