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‘How can I pay the bills’? Freelancers, other journalists impacted by COVID-19’s suspension of sports

PHOENIX – Nine freelancers and sports journalists share how they’ve been impacted by COVID-19 and the suspension of sports.


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."


Cheers and jeers: Trump supporters, opponents gear up for his Phoenix rally

PHOENIX – President Trump will rally supporters Wednesday night at the Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix.


Immovable objects: Asarco, striking workers at odds after four months

WASHINGTON - Striking Asarco workers passed four months on the picket line Thursday, but union officials insist they have strong community support and that workers are committed to staying out until they get a fair deal.


It’s on: Democrats name Arizona a battleground, GOP says it’s ready

WASHINGTON - The Democratic National Committee confirmed this week that Arizona is one of eight battleground states it has targeted for the 2020 elections, already hiring organizers in the state and focusing on suburban and Latino voters.


From dance studios to ASU to possibly the Olympics, breakdancing surges in popularity

MESA – What started as a fad in the 1970s is now being considered for Olympic competition. Breakdancing is back and finding its way to dance studios and college classrooms.


Tourism tension in Instagram age: $1 billion in AZ taxes, challenges to preservation

PHOENIX – Tourism continues to expand in Arizona, a boon for jobs, development and tax revenue, but the growth presents challenges to preserving the natural beauty that draws visitors to the state.


‘It’s pretty emotional’: ASU baseball ready for first regional since 2016

PHOENIX – ASU baseball is headed back to the postseason after a two-season hiatus.


Doing more time: Ex-felons face long odds, long wait to restore voting rights

TUCSON - The years paying off their debt to society is just the starr for ex-felons who are trying to regain their votiing rights - they face more years and hurdles in Arizona, one of the more difficult states to get the vote back. But former felons say it's worth the fight, and some state officials and advocates agree.


Weather conditions set Maricopa County up for better air than last year

PHOENIX – Maricopa County is seeing improvements in air quality from last year.


Game track: Arizona, Sonora install cameras to monitor large animals along the border

EL RANCHO LAS AGUILAS, Mexico – Sonoran and Arizona game officials recently set up dozens of remote cameras to track large animals, many of whom range back and forth across the border with Mexico.


Tucson council votes to support Nogales in fight against razor wire

TUCSON – The Tucson City Council voted Wednesday night to support the border city of Nogales in its fight with federal authorities and the U.S. military over concertina wire strung along the border fence.