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Turmoil to success: Coyotes wrapped 2010 with 107 points, their best regular season to date

PHOENIX – The Coyotes’ 107-point season in 2010 turned out to be their best regular season to date.


Breaking Tradition: 23 years ago, Gil Morgan won first seniors major at Desert Mountain

PHOENIX – Gil Morgan ran away with a victory despite adverse weather at the 1997 Tradition tournament in Scottsdale, his first time winning a golf major at any level


Arizona broadcasters McConnell, Schulte and Bloom adjusting to a world without sports

PHOENIX – The sports hiatus affects players and fans but also the broadcasters of the teams no longer playing. Greg Schulte, Matt McConnell and Jon Bloom shared their thoughts on how the pandemic has affected their lives.


Struggling in silence: Latinas face higher risk of postpartum depression

MESA – Latina mothers face a 40% greater risk of developing postpartum depression, according to a recent study. Counselors around the Valley are helping women beat these odds.


Seven seconds or less: 15 years ago, Suns clinched division title as Richardson set records

PHOENIX – The Phoenix Suns 2005 team was known for its fast-paced playing style that was unlike anything the NBA landscape had seen before.


COVID-19 being felt in donations, hours, adoptions at animal shelters

PHOENIX - The spread of COVID-19 has "deeply affected" Arizona animal shelters, which are discontinuing some services, cutting hours and trying to juggle between taking animals in and adopting them out to stretch resources while protecting pets and people.


‘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.


Lower carbon-capture costs could entice businesses to address climate change

PHOENIX – A Republican plan to mitigate climate change would permanently grant tax breaks for businesses that reduce carbon emissions and purchase equipment with technology to capture emissions from the atmosphere. But is “direct capture” an effective tool?


Ballot zombies: Early voters’ choices made moot by Democratic shakeup

WASHINGTON - When voters go to the polls Tuesday, they will be handed a ballot listing 18 Democrats who were running for president - 12 of whom have pulled out of the race since the ballots were printed in December. Voters next week know that; early voters did not.


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.


Court ruling on Cuccinelli reverses – for now – limits on asylum claims

WASHINGTON - Soon after being named acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Ken Cuccinelli sharply reduced the amount of time migrants have to make their case for asylum. One problem - Cuccinelli was not legally the acting director, a court ruled, voiding the policy in the process.


Supreme Court vacates ruling in Nogales cross-border shooting

WASHINGTON - Advocates were not surprised but still "truly heartbroken" Monday when the Supreme Court overturned a lower court that had said a Mexican family could sue a Border Patrol agent in Nogales who shot and killed their son in 2012.

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