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ASU cancels May commencement due to coronavirus, joining NAU, UArizona

PHOENIX – Arizona State University made an unprecedented decision Thursday morning to cancel in-person commencement ceremonies in May.


COVID-19 in Arizona: Detainees call for immigration courts to halt in-person hearings

PHOENIX – Valley Metro changes bus route schedules, Arizona State University moves graduation ceremonies online, and other news about the COVID-19 pandemic in the Grand Canyon State


On the verge of something special, GCU beach volleyball’s season upended

PHOENIX – Grand Canyon Beach Volleyball was ranked No. 7 in the nation, having notched three wins over ranked opponents already this year, before the coronavirus pandemic upended its season.


‘It’s a weird mindset’: Canadian swimmer reflects on delay of Summer Olympics

LOS ANGELES – Olympian Taylor Ruck of Canada Swim was in disbelief after hearing the news about the Summer Games being postponed.


COVID-19 fears close Grand Canyon National Park after weeks of pressure

PHOENIX - The National Park Service abruptly closed Grand Canyon National Park on Wednesday, bowing to weeks of pressure after health officials expressed "extreme concern" about the potential for spread of COVID-19 in the park.


EPA defends plan to ease compliance requirements in face of coronavirus

PHOENIX - The Environmental Protection Agency defended its plans to waive some environmental compliance requirements during the COVID-19 outbreak, insisting the policy chage is "not a license to pollute," but environmentalists were not convinced.


COVID-19 in Arizona: Unemployment checks with an extra $600 could come next week

PHOENIX – Phoenix Zoo announces major staff cuts, Gov. Ducey asks the Trump administration for a disaster declaration and other news from the Grand Canyon State.


Why the air in metro Phoenix is fresher these days

PHOENIX – Metro Phoenix was below average for moderate ozone days for the month of March. ADEQ is studying the reasons for this – including COVID-19 and recent wet weather.


On the move: Running an important part of Brett Hundley’s life on, off the Cardinals’ field

PHOENIX – Brett Hundley has always been a mobile quarterback, but he has used his passion for running to help him stay in football shape for most of his life.


As baseball remains on hold, Diamondbacks’ Hall reflects on emotional, financial challenges

PHOENIX – Checking in with Arizona Diamondbacks CEO Derrick Hall about an Opening Day that was lost – for now.


Shelves are bare but grocery warehouses are on the case, industry leader says

PHOENIX - Panic led to hoarding but warehouses are being replenished, Mark Miller, president of the Arizona Food Marketing Alliance says. The popularity of delivery services are on the rise, and industry employees who are working hard for Arizona residents appreciate the support, Miller says.


Brnovich weighs in as Ducey’s ‘stay home’ order takes effect statewide

TEMPE - Gov. Doug Ducey's "stay home" order had not even taken effect before critics were arguing Tuesday over whether it is enforceable and if it goes far enough to protect Arizona from the spread of coronavirus.