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Valley restaurant owners expect boost from baseball’s Cactus League

PHOENIX – Valley restaurant owners breathed a sigh of relief when baseball owners and players settled their labor dispute in time for a shortened Cactus League spring training season.


Friends first: Perry-Hamilton title game bigger than basketball for rival coaches

PHOENIX – Perry High coach Sam Duane and Hamilton’s Doug Harris faced off to decide Arizona’s 6A boys basketball championship. It was a surreal moment for the close friends.


Arizona Dreamer’s journey depicted in ‘¡Americano!’, a musical debuting off-Broadway

PHOENIX – Tony Valdovinos of Phoenix gave up his dream of joining the Marine Corps when he learned he was undocumented. Ultimately, he had a bigger impact than being a Marine, becoming an inspiration to other Dreamers and the musical “¡Americano!”, which debuts off-Broadway this month.


¡Americano! Musical con debut fuera de Broadway inspirado por un ‘dreamer’ de Phoenix

PHOENIX – Dreamer Tony Valdovinos de Phoenix abandonó su sueño de unirse como un infante de marina de los EE.UU. cuando descubrió que no tenía documentos. Al final de cuentas, tuvo un impacto más grande que el de ser marino, y se volvió una inspiración para otros Dreamers y el musical ¡Americano! que ahora está por debutar fuera de Broadway.


A year later, city officials call American Rescue Plan aid a lifesaver

WASHINGTON - A year after passage of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, local officials say the COVID-19 relief measure that steered $103 billion to cities - and $1 billion to Arizona cities - gave them the funds to help businesses and towns rebound from the pandemic.


Kilts, weight-throwing, bagpipes, oh my! Phoenix Scottish Games land in Gilbert

GILBERT — Through athletics, food, dance and bagpipes, the Phoenix Scottish Games help give Arizonans and visitors a better understanding of Scottish culture.


‘The Punisher’: After life delivers a blow, boxer finds calling as coach, mentor

PHOENIX — Peter Chavez was a promising young boxer in Phoenix as a teen. Following a difficult journey, including a brief stint in jail, Chavez gave up on his dream of boxing and found his calling as a coach and mentor.


Burrowing animals, pin placements: PGA Tour rules officials quietly influential at Phoenix Open

SCOTTSDALE – Behind the chaos, PGA Tour rules officials quietly play an important role at the WMPhoenix.


Aaron Rodgers, Jon Rahm headline star-studded Pro-Am day at WM Open

SCOTTSDALE – World No. 1 golfer Jon Rahm and NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers highlight the Annexus Pro-Am at the WM Phoenix Open Wednesday. Rodgers was happy to talk about golf but not football.


ASU offensive coordinator Zak Hill resigns; report says 3 other assistants out amid NCAA investigation

PHOENIX – ASU Offensive coordinator Zak Hill resigns amid NCAA investigation. Three other assistants reportedly out.


Censure sensibility: Once rare, party censure rises amid polarized politics

WASHINGTON - Former President Ronald Reagan's 11th commandment - "thou shalt not speak ill of a fellow Republican" - is being broken these days by the GOP and Democrats alike, and Arizona is no stranger to the shift, with recent censures.


Experts look to providers to improve health literacy amid COVID

PHOENIX – About 80 million adults in the U.S. have limited health literacy, and older adults fare worse. Amid the pandemic, experts are calling for more training of providers to address the problem.