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Despite widespread criticism, Mercury players adjusting to life in WNBA bubble

PHOENIX – The Phoenix Mercury have been inside the WNBA’s “bubble” at IMG Academy for about a week and, despite the criticism from other players on social media, they seem to be adjusting well.


Coronavirus sports roundup: Booker misses his dog, Ray a workhorse, Bidwill out of hospital

PHOENIX - Phoenix Suns adjust to life in the bubble. Some Diamondbacks players stayed in Arizona during break. Michael Bidwill released from hospital.


Ducey’s order delaying school start has one lawmaker questioning his authority

PHOENIX – The start of in-person classes for Arizona public schools has been delayed by the governor, not the Legislature.


Responding to surge, Ducey orders bars, theaters closed, delays school reopening

Movie theaters, bars, water parks and other places where large crowds can gather were ordered to close in response to troubling growth of illness and reports of crowds at river-tubing and outdoor recreation areas in Arizona this past weekend.


Curfew curtailing casinos? Don’t bet on it, owners say

After being closed for months by COVID-19, casinos around Arizona had just started to reopen when a statewide dusk-to-dawn curfew took effect Sunday. But casinos around the state said their hours are unchanged, curfew or no curfew.


After days of rage, Arizonans speak of their frustrations, fears and hope

Cronkite News spoke with several Arizonans protesting the deaths of black people at the hands of police, including a college activist who encourages credible activism, an interior designer who wants others to realize what African Americans need, and a business owner worried about looting but hopes the protests will bring real change.


Mayors glad to get COVID-19 relief funding, wish it had arrived sooner

WASHINGTON - Mayors around the state said they welcome the $441 million in COVID-19 relief funding released by the state this week - they just wish they could have welcomed it sooner. The comments came as the state released $441 million in relief funds from the federal CARES Act, passed two months ago.


COVID-19 in Arizona: The latest number of deaths and cases

As the pandemic affects communities all over the state, a look at how many new cases and deaths are reported by the Arizona Department of Health Services.


Scottsdale mayor says COVID-19 hurt U.S. ‘psyche’ along with economy

WASHINGTON - The financial and health effects of COVID-19 have been well documented, but Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane said Wednesday that he is just as concerned about the impact the pandemic has had on the American psyche.


Even without baseball, images from shortened Cactus League season endure

PHOENIX – A photo retrospective of Cactus League spring training workouts and games remind us of what we’re missing with sports halted by the COVID-19 pandemic.


24 years ago, Arizona’s new NHL team announced its nickname

PHOENIX – On this date in 1996, the Winnipeg Jets traded in their wings for paws after their relocation to Phoenix.


COVID-19 in Arizona: Unemployment checks with an extra $600 could come next week

PHOENIX – Phoenix Zoo announces major staff cuts, Gov. Ducey asks the Trump administration for a disaster declaration and other news from the Grand Canyon State.