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For good measure: Analytics a part of youth baseball, too

PEORIA – The data revolution has trickled down to youth baseball, thanks to technologies like GameChanger and a popularizing of the analytics movement.


No More Deaths isn’t on trial, prosecutor says in opening, Scott Warren is

TUCSON – The trial of Scott Warren, a volunteer for No More Deaths, gets underway in Tucson. He faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted.


Mueller restates Russia report, as lawmakers restate their positions

WASHINGTON - Arizona lawmakers did not appear to be swayed Wednesday by Special Counsel Robert Mueller's careful recap of his investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, with both Democrats and Republicans digging in to their previous positions on the report.


ASU men’s golf enters NCAA Championships with international flair

TEMPE – The Arizona State men's golf team begins its quest for a third national title Friday when it competes in the NCAA Championships at Blessings Golf Club in Fayetteville, Arkansas. It brings with it an international flair.


Punk with a purpose: Hardcore band’s shows help flood of migrant families in Tucson

TUCSON – Musicians in the Tucson Hardcore punk scene stage clothing and donation drives to benefit migrant and indigenous communities.


Public health vs. parent choice: The vaccination debate in Arizona

PHOENIX – Arizona public health officials continue to warn that the state is at risk for an outbreak due to plummeting vaccination coverage rates, and lawmakers are fighting for legislation on both sides of the debate. Parents continue to question the safety of vaccines, but there are still no viable solutions on the table.

A photo of a woman holding her daughter as she receives seven vaccine shots.

Fare enough: Uber, Lyft surge ahead of cabs in campaign expense reports

WASHINGTON - Congressional lawmakers may not have voted on ride-sharing legislation, but they are voting with their pocketbooks, with campaigns spending more than 2.1 millon in 2017-18 on Uber and Lyft, far outstripping taxis. Arizona lawmakers were part of the trend, reporting $20,000 on the services.


Dust, particle pollution disproportionately affect Latino and poor communities

PHOENIX – Latino and lower-income communities of Phoenix are breathing in more polluted air than residents in other parts of the city, and a new report indicates it’s part of a national trend.


Arcosanti: Grand experiment in sustainable living approaches its 50th year

ARCOSANTI – A reflection of 50 years of experimentation at the world renowned urban laboratory Arcosanti, and where the project will go next.


Good news for ASU: Pac-12 secures Arkansas Little Rock for wrestling expansion

PHOENIX – Reacting to concerns it could lose its automatic NCAA qualifiers status in wrestling, the Pac-12, which feature powerhouse Arizona State, is on the hunt for an affiliate school to join the conference.


Venezuelans in Peru worry that media’s focus on crime spurs lies, hatred

As Peru works to take in more than 700,000 migrants from Venezuela, social media stokes unwarranted fears of crime and violence.


‘The cellphone does everything’: Smartphones, internet access are key tools of 21st century migration

Cellphones and internet access are key tools for the hundreds of thousands of Venezuelan refugees who are fleeing violence and poverty.