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A big deal: Just before the trade deadline, Diamondbacks ship Greinke, acquire Leake

PHOENIX – As trade deadline clock ticks, Diamondbacks trade Zack Greinke, acquire Mike Leake.

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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 been a good summer’: Phoenix Suns regroup as season approaches

PHOENIX – As the Phoenix Suns look to secure their first winning record in six seasons, the front office assured onlookers that the moves they’ve made this summer will provide both immediate and long-term success.


Venezuelan artists strive to survive, make a difference in Peru

Talented Venezuelan migrants in Peru share their stories about trying to earn a living through art.


Arizona farmers can legally grow industrial hemp, but will they take the risk?

CASA GRANDE – Paco Ollerton, a third-generation cotton farmer, is carefully looking at growing industrial hemp – a crop that has attracted many with its environmentally friendly claims – this summer, as it will be legal to grow in the state May 31.


Electric scooter companies fight to keep rolling in Mexico and U.S.

MEXICO CITY – Like in metro Phoenix, electric shared scooters arrived in Mexico City with disruptive technologies and concerns. While some see in them innovation and an opportunity to fight urban problems such as air pollution or traffic, others think that these vehicles need to be regulated — or even eradicated.


El Niño predicted to linger through summer, but what does that mean for Arizona?

PHOENIX – Arizona’s wet winter was fueled by a climatological pattern known as El Niño, and forecasters say the pattern is expected to last through the summer. But that doesn’t necessarily mean a wetter monsoon.


Could CBD be the miracle athletes are looking for?

PHOENIX – In this podcast, Jacob Lev speaks with Ricky Williams and John Callahan about CBD, a fast-rising product showing promise in numerous medical applications.


Population of migrating monarchs dwindling, but experts say it’s not all doom and gloom

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. – The monarch butterfly is being considered for federal protection, but not all experts agree it’s endangered. Citizen scientists are playing a pivotal role in providing data to determine whether they should be.


Filling bellies and landfills: Meal prep kits are convenient, but at a cost

LOS ANGELES – Those prepared meal kits delivered to your door offer quick convenience, but they leave a larger environmental footprint than you might think. They also require consumers to think about proper disposal of packaging, particularly plastics.


Why llamas may be the key to help humans fight off the flu

LA JOLLA, Calif. – A recent study examines how llama antibodies may be the key to combating the influenza virus. Scientists at California’s Scripps Research Institute have found that mice, given fatal doses of flu strains, successfully fought them off.


Early snowfall delights skiers, but the drought is far from over

GREELEY, Colorado – Snow has returned to the Rockies this winter, raising hopes of a drought recovery, but experts say that optimism is likely premature.