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Memories of Arizona Sundogs have Prescott Valley longing for another hockey team

PRESCOTT VALLEY – Although the Arizona Sundogs folded in 2014, a group of fans in Prescott Valley are longing for the return of hockey there.


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.


Patience, workouts and video games: Diamondbacks’ Merrill Kelly tries to keep perspective with season on hiatus

PHOENIX – Diamondbacks starter Merrill Kelly is eager to get back on the field, but understands that other things take priority over baseball’s return.


To meet high demand, Laveen district bringing lunch to some students by bus

PHOENIX – Laveen Elementary School District innovated to meet the demand for free and reduced-price lunches for Arizona children unable to attend school because of novel coronavirus.


COVID-19 in Arizona: Social distancing, face masks may be flattening curve of hospitalizations

PHOENIX – Ducey announces students in rural communities will receive 200 internet hotspots, a Page man allegedly urged violence against Navajos, and other updates on how COVID-19 is affecting Arizona.


As Western coal-fired plants close, who gets their water?

CRAIG, Colorado – Coal-fired power plants use millions of gallons of water, but as more of these plants are shut down, what will become of the water they draw from the overallocated Colorado River?


Endorse check: Value of Arizona endorsements mixed in presidential race

WASHINGTON - Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who got the most Arizona endorsements, dropped out of the presidential primary. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders got none and is polling at a steady 30% in the state. Campaigns tout them, but analysts say endorsements "matter a lot less than they used to."


Two Arizona witnesses, two very different views at border wall hearing

WASHINGTON - While Tohono O'odham Chairman Ned Norris Jr. repeated his opposition Thursday to the border wall and the damage it's causing sacred sites, Arivaca rancher Jim Chilton testified that a wall is needed to protect his land and his family.


Despite distracted-driving law, Arizona still ranks low on highway safety

WASHINGTON - Arizona enacted a ban on texting while driving last year, after 10 years of trying, but it still wasn't enough to pull the state from the bottom of a national report card on traffic safety laws.


With drought plans finished, water managers pause Colorado River negotiations

LAS VEGAS – With the drought contingency plan finished, water managers from across the Southwest recently gathered in Las Vegas to figure out what’s next. Climate change already is restricting the arid region’s water supplies, and there’s little agreement on how to bring balance to the Colorado River Basin.


ASU esports seeks official program status with more institutional support

PHOENIX – Despite fielding some of the top esports teams in the country and boasting one of the largest clubs on campus, the ASU esports association is fighting for more support from ASU administration.


Maricopa tapped for program aimed at HIV prevention for uninsured

WASHINGTON - Maricopa County is one of dozens of state and local governments tapped Tuesday to be part of a federal initiative to combat HIV infections, one step in an ambitious plan to end HIV in the U.S. by 2030.