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As corporate America responds to racism, some firms vow to address health disparities

As corporate America refocuses on racial equity after the death of George Floyd ignited nationwide protests against racial injustice, some firms are pledging to help remedy health disparities in communities of color


U.S. House, District 9: COVID-19 relief package, climate change are top priorities for Greg Stanton

If reelected, U.S. Rep. Greg Stanton says his focus will be providing COVID-19 relief and improving Arizona’s economy.


Can Safford’s Gaethje 2.0 upset undefeated Nurmagomedov at UFC’s Fight Island?

Safford-born Justin Gaethje looks to dethrone reigning lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov on Fight Island.


U.S. House, District 8: Michael Muscato looks to revive economy, put people over party

Michael Muscato looks to disrupt what he sees as ineffective leadership as he vies for a seat representing the 8th Congressional District. Immigration, health care and climate change are among his campaign’s main focuses.


McSally heaps praise on Barrett on eve of first confirmation vote

WASHINGTON - Arizona Sen. Martha McSally left little doubt how she plans to vote on Supreme Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett's nomination, calling Barrett "a gift to America" during a brief meeting Wednesday.


Trump stops in Prescott, Tucson draw GOP crowds, Democratic jeers

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump was met by boisterous MAGA-hatted crowds in Prescott and Tucson on Monday, the final stops on a Western swing as the campaign entered its final weeks. But not everyone was putting out the welcome mat.


Giles joins mayors questioning reliability of shortened census count

WASHINGTON - Mesa Mayor John Giles joined mayors from around the country Monday questioning the reliability of the just-ended census and demanding that the Census Bureau be given more time to verify its count of the U.S. population.


U.S. House, District 3: Raul Grijalva says change requires investment in people

Rep. Raul Grijalva talks about climate change, COVID-19, education and what the future of America could look like.


Pandemic puts NHL scouts in ‘adapt or die’ situation

PHOENIX – Scouting has changed dramatically since the COVID-19 pandemic picked up steam in mid-March, forcing hockey talent evaluators to embrace new approaches when assessing NHL prospects.


U.S. House, District 2: Brandon Martin wants secure borders, in-person voting

Republican Brandon Martin plans to increase border security and push for local control of pandemic efforts if elected to the U.S. House of Representatives District 2.


As Western fires burn, focus narrows on forest management. But it’s easier said than done.

The massive fires that have burned this year don’t just alter forests, they impact water supplies. But a record-breaking wildfire season could refocus efforts to better manage forests.


U.S. House, District 1: Tom O’Halleran calls for unity, more information on COVID-19

Congressman Tom O’Halleran is seeking his third term as representative of Arizona’s 1st Congressional District. O’Halleran calls for unity for all people, no matter their political beliefs.