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Arizona bill requiring parental oversight of school library books passes Senate committee

PHOENIX – House Bill 2439 would establish parental review for books that are approved for school libraries, requiring schools to post the list of newly purchased books on their websites for at least 60 days after approval. The House-approved bill has passed the Senate Education Committee.


Filling the void: Baseball fans flock to Tempe Innings Festival in absence of spring training

PHOENIX – The sights, sounds and smells of spring baseball infiltrated Tempe Beach Park last weekend for the return of Innings Festival.


Biden’s upbeat State of the Union in unsteady times splits state lawmakers

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden delivered his first State of the Union address Tuesday in a speech that toggled between plans for tackling domestic challenges and reasserting U.S. international leadership.


Some Arizona downwinders who blame illnesses on nuclear testing remain uncompensated

KINGMAN – Residents in lower Mohave County who attribute their illnesses to the nuclear testing at the Nevada National Security Site continue to be left out of RECA compensation. New legislation is being introduced to include them in the compensation.


Mystery of the monarchs: Western butterfly populations stage remarkable comeback

Monarch populations have been rocky over the past two decades but this year, thousands of monarch butterflies migrated west. Scientists still don’t understand why the population changes dramatically each year, but they still are urging people to make conservation efforts.


Fresh sand in the desert: Arizona State debuts beach volleyball facility

TEMPE – The Arizona State beach volleyball team’s new on-campus courts opened two weeks ago. The team has been playing at an off-campus country club since the team’s inception in 2014.


Arizona, national traffic deaths jumped in 2021; state outpaced nation

WASHINGTON - Arizona traffic deaths rose 18.4% in the first nine months of 2021 compared to the year before, far outpacing the national 12% increase in the same period, new federal data show. The death tolls were the highest since 2006.


LA celebrates Rams’ Super Bowl win with victory parade

After winning the Super Bowl in their home stadium, the Los Angeles Rams celebrated their win with a parade.


A new era: Mike Candrea passes torch, remains confident in future of Arizona softball

TUCSON – Eight months after retiring as the head coach of the Arizona softball program, Mike Candrea believes the program’s future is bright under Caitlin Lowe’s direction.


From Phoenix Open volunteer to player, ASU freshman Preston Summerhays living golf dream

TEMPE – Preston Summerhays comes from a strong lineage of golfers and has been sponsored to play in the WM Phoenix Open. A dream that he has carried through childhood, high school and college, Summerhays will now play among the best golfers in the world.


Sin máscaras, sin distanciamiento: WM Phoenix Open emocionado por el regreso a la normalidad

SCOTTSDALE – Después de que el Phoenix Open 2021 se jugó con restricciones y un aforo limitado, la versión 2022 en el TPC Scottsdale ha vuelto a la normalidad. Los jugadores y aficionados están emocionados por una de las mejores semanas del golf.


NASCAR roars into Los Angeles with first Clash at the Coliseum

LOS ANGELES – NASCAR’s first Busch Light Clash at the Coliseum was popular with fans and drivers alike. The preseason exhibition race kicks off the Sprint Cup series that culminates in Phoenix in November.