Temperature checks, no high fives: AIA announces guidelines for high school athletes to return to sports
PHOENIX – The Arizona Interscholastic Association issued coronavirus guidelines Thursday for the possible return of high school athletics during the fall.
PHOENIX – Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez says the curve of positive cases on the reservation has begun to flatten, and officials announce another weekend curfew.
WASHINGTON - Arizona cities and counties will get access to nearly $600 million in COVID-19 relief funding, part of the more than $1.8 billion awarded two months ago to Arizona under the federal CARES Act.
PHOENIX – The softball community, from high school athletes to college stars, are finding their dreams squashed by the coronavirus.
PHOENIX – The teaching model of the flipped classroom – where students are lectured at home and apply their knowledge in class – has spread across the world, but it’s not widely used in Arizona schools.
TEMPE - Faced with the stay-home orders and social distancing of COVID-19, candidates have suspended rallies and in-person campaigning, have staffers working from home and are scrambling to find ways to reach voters while competing for donations and media attention in the face of a pandemic.
SURPRISE – Chris Woodward’s first season as Texas Rangers manager was an overall success, but with season two on hold, he waits in Arizona and reaches out to community.
WASHINGTON - As many as four inmates may have died from COVID-19, according to the Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation and Reentry, which critics charge is not doing enough to protect prisoners and guards from infection in the tight quarters of a prison.
PHOENIX - Environmentalists are blasting a Trump administration call for "bold action to revive and strengthen the uranium mining industry," an industry whose history they say has left a "toxic trail" through the Grand Canyon.
TEMPE - Arizona unemployment benefits will expand next month to cover workers who are not now eligible, to last longer than before and to pay more in weekly benefits to some jobless workers. But advocates say that while the change is welcome - it's probably too little, and too late.
TEMPE - Native American tribes have been severely hit by the coronavirus but have received only a fraction of the help they need from the federal government, said lawmakers, who called the impact on businesses and health on reservations "particularly worrisome."
Testing numbers have dropped, more inmate infections expected, UArizona wastewater testing expands to LA and NY, and other news from around the Grand Canyon State.