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Senate OKs COVID-19 bill mandating paid leave, readies new relief bill

The Senate gave overwhelming approval Wednesday to a multibillion-dollar coronavirus relief bill, the second such bill in two weeks, and immediately turned its attention to a third bill that could have a $1 trillion price tag.


Cincinnati Reds employee at Goodyear Stadium tests positive for COVID-19

PHOENIX – A Cincinnati Reds employees who worked at the club's spring training facility in Goodyear has tested positive for COVID-19, team team announced Wednesday.


Biden wins Arizona primary in apparent three-state sweep of Sanders

WASHINGTON - Heavy early voting and a steady stream of voters at polling places were boosting turnout in Tuesday's Arizona primary, where former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders competed in a slimmed-down Democratic presidential field.


Despite COVID-19, poll officials report steady turnout, smooth voting

TEMPE - Polling officials around Arizona said voting in the state's presidential preference primary Tuesday was decidedly calm in the midst of a decidedly anxious time in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, with high turnout but generally smooth operations..


Diamondbacks, other MLB clubs will provide $1 million for ballpark employees

Diamondbacks, other MLB clubs will provide $1 million for ballpark employees The Arizona Diamondbacks, along with 29 other MLB clubs, announced Tuesday that they will donate $1 million apiece to ballpark employees affected by the season’s delay.


Small-business leaders upset as House passes second coronavirus bill

WASHINGTON - Business leaders pushed back Monday against a coronavirus relief bill the House passed over the weekend that calls for extended sick leave, as well as new funding for testing, school lunches, senior nutrition and more.


Officials say primary voting will go on, with COVID-19 precautions

TEMPE - The Democratic presidential primary will be held Tuesday as scheduled, despite the COVID-19 pandemic that has driven some other states to cancel in-person voting, Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs said in a statement Monday.


Diamondbacks minor-leaguer tests negative for coronavirus as team adjusts to new normal

PHOENIX – An Arizona Diamondbacks player has tested negative for the coronavirus as the team adjusts to a new normal.


From autism diagnosis to Boston Marathon: Carla Simon set to make history

TEMPE – Carla Simon is set to run in the Boston Marathon, becoming the first female Special Olympics athlete from Arizona to compete in the race.


Coronavirus shakes Arizona sports community with more postponements, cancellations

PHOENIX – The sports world is reacting to the coronavirus by canceling many events, leaving much uncertainty among players, fans and leagues.


As crowd watches Pac-12 Tournament, NCAA says no fans for March Madness

TEMPE – The stakes are high for rivals Arizona and Arizona State in the Pac-12 Men's Basketball Tournament.


Tokyo Olympics may be in jeopardy as COVID-19 cases continue to rise

LOS ANGELES – With the spread of COVID-19, which has killed more than 3,000 people worldwide, the 2020 Summer Games could be postponed or canceled.