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‘Alien abductions’ of humpback chub help frame future of Colorado River

Field research in the Grand Canyon is just restarting after being banned all spring as a coronavirus precaution. Reporter Judy Fahys of InsideClimate News visited last year and discovered why this data-gathering is crucial for the environment and for people who rely on the water that runs through it.


Navajo leaders consider phased reopening as soon as next week

Navajo leaders said they could begin moving toward reopening in phases as early as next week, but they continued to urge caution and said the reservation’s weekend lockdown will continue for another two weeks.


Coronavirus sports roundup: Cuomo’s ‘no fans’ announcement eye-opening for Arizona collegiate programs

PHOENIX - Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s announcement Tuesday that the state of New York will not allow fans to attend college sporting events in the fall shed light on an interesting discrepancy between New York and Arizona.


July 20, 2020, Newscast

States report alarming coronavirus numbers; NFL players speak out as training camps get underway


Coronavirus sports roundup: Diamondbacks experience baseball with cardboard cutouts, fake crowd noise

PHOENIX - Diamondbacks catch first glimpse of pandemic baseball on Sunday. Additionally, players across the NFL organize a social media blitz to tackle concerns about the start of NFL training camp.


147 deaths Saturday set single-day record

GILBERT – About half of the state's ventilators are in use, and the Navajo Nation reports progress in slowing the growth of new cases.


Phoenix Rising FC’s rivalry with New Mexico United is young but spirited

PHOENIX - The USL Championship league has its newest rivalry as Phoenix Rising FC and New Mexico United already have bad blood brewing.


July 17, 2020, Newscast

Coronavirus task force: Arizona in red zone; sign up for free saliva test; high school football recruiting goes virtual


COVID-19 in Arizona: White House report names state one of 18 COVID-19 ‘red zones’

PHOENIX - Arizona is one of 18 states in a COVID-19 "red zone" that should take stricter action to curb the rapid spread of the virus, according to an internal White House report that ranked states with more than 100 cases per 100,000 residents last week and those with positive test results above 10%.


Coronavirus sports roundup: Suns energized; Coyotes await games with no fans

PHOENIX – Phoenix Suns coach Monty Williams likes team’s energy, while Coyotes try to imagine games with no fans.


Mi Familia Vota urges Hispanics to vote by mail or take health precautions at polls

PHOENIX — Mi Familia Vota and other nonprofits are advising Hispanics in Maricopa County to vote by mail to avoid exposure to COVID-19 at the polls.


‘They’re scared’: A look inside the COVID-19 crisis in Arizona prisons

Complaints of insufficient safety measures and subpar medical care continue to plague Arizona prisons.