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As smoke chokes the West, California governor says fires show reality of climate change

Wildfires forced evacuations and caused at least 20 deaths as firefighters worked to beat back flames in California and beyond


Coronavirus sports roundup: California shutdown limits Rising FC’s dining options, Suns’ Johnson beefs up

PHOENIX – Phoenix Rising FC heads to California, where dining options are limited. Meanwhile, the Suns’ Cam Johnson bulks up and the NFLPA worries.


Phoenix Rising players await news on resumption of USL Championship season

PHOENIX – Phoenix Rising FC and the USL Championship are set to resume play July 11. More details are expected to come shortly.


Remote control: Even away from players, Pac-12 football coaches try to stay on track for season

PHOENIX – Separate physically but not socially, Pac-12 coaches have remained engaged with their players virtually as they plan for a football season with many question marks.


Celebrations scrapped, flights canceled and many tears shed: College graduation in the era of COVID-19

PHOENIX – Commencement is just one of the watershed events upended by COVID-19, prompting colleges and universities across the nation to cancel or postpone ceremonies or create a virtual alternative.


‘We’re in crisis mode’: Coronavirus putting pressure on food and shelter nonprofits

PHOENIX – Homeless shelters and food banks are seeing an increase in demand as COVID-19 rampages through the state. And time and money are running out for nonprofits.


Rising drug prices stoke national debate, and a bold plan in California

LOS ANGELES – California could be the first state to make its own generic drugs if the state legislature approves the governor’s recent proposal.

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Guesting game: Lawmakers send messages with State of the Union guests

WASHINGTON - One veteran of State of the Union addresses says the guests are "often as interesting as what's on stage." Arizona lawmakers got that message, bringing guests to President Donatd Trump's speech to highlight issues ranging from health care to immigration and border security.


Why are racehorses still dying? Authorities struggle to find the answers

ARCADIA, Calif. – Horses are dying at a rapid rate at Santa Anita Racetrack, home of the 2019 Breeders’ Cup. But betting on horses continues at a rapid clip, even as experts look for the reasons behind the deaths.


As valley fever education increases, so does the infection’s reach

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – With valley fever being rare outside of California and Arizona, California places legislation to warn at- risk workers.


McSally urged to oppose Trump’s rollback of Obama fuel economy standards

PHOENIX – Two Democratic legislators want Sen. Martha McSally to oppose the planned rollback of fuel economy standards by the Trump administration. These standards reduce the amount of air pollution given off by vehicles by forcing manufacturers to make cars with better fuel efficiency.


Ducey on Fair Pay to Play: ‘I don’t want to see a state, especially California, have a competitive advantage’

PHOENIX – Arizona sports figures divided over California law that will allow college athletes to sign endorsement deals and hire agents.