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Arizona holds off Stanford but awaits news on injured starting point guard Kerr Kriisa

LAS VEGAS – Arizona won a tough battle against Stanford, edging out the Cardinals in the Pac-12 Men's Basketball Tournament. Not all the news was good, however, as starting point guard Kerr Kriisa went down with an ankle injury.


‘It’s turned into this craziness’: Substitutes in high demand as teacher shortage has districts scrambling

AVONDALE – Candie Halberg began subbing during her retirement because she missed the kids, and wanted to be in the classroom a few days a week. But she soon was back to working full-time, due to a dire statewide shortage in substitute teachers. During the pandemic, fears of getting sick coupled with a massive teacher shortage have made an already difficult job even harder to fill.


Las escuelas luchan por llenar las aulas en medio de la escasez de maestros sustitutos

AVONDALE — Los distritos escolares luchan diariamente para llenar las vacantes de maestros. La escasez de docentes existía antes de la pandemia, con salarios bajos que provocaron que muchos dejaran sus trabajos y se cambiaran a otras profesiones. Sin embargo, la pandemia de COVID-19 agravó drásticamente la escasez. Y se pone más demanda en sustitutos.


13 bills that could affect transgender youth winding through Arizona Legislature

PHOENIX – LGBTQ advocates and transgender youth in Arizona continue to push back against 13 bills that been introduced in the Legislature this session. These bills, whether they are passed or not, can negatively affect transgender youth and their mental health.


Swing and a miss: MLB delays spring training, cancels early season games after talks stall

PHOENIX – Major League Baseball announced the cancellation of the first two series of the regular season following stalled negotiations between the owners and MLB’s Players Association.


Los proveedores de sangre piden donantes ante la crisis sanguínea nacional provocada por la pandemia

PHOENIX – En medio de lo que la Cruz Roja Estadounidense llama la peor escasez de sangre en más de una década, los proveedores de sangre están haciendo llamados urgentes para que los voluntarios se presenten a donar.


‘This dude flies’: Remembering Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray, the baseball star

PHOENIX – Before Kyler Murray won the Heisman and was drafted No. 1 in 2019, he showed potential on the diamond. Former coaches, teammates and a scout knew he was special.


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Blood providers call for donors amid first national blood crisis

PHOENIX – Amid what the American Red Cross is calling the worst blood shortage in more than a decade, blood providers are urgently calling for donors. Vitalant, an Arizona nonprofit that collects blood, says thousands of blood drives have been canceled over the past 18 months.


Nearly $1.2 billion at risk for Arizona public schools if Legislature fails to override cap

PHOENIX – Arizona public school districts could face budget cuts of 16% if the Legislature doesn’t override the aggregate expenditure limit, a spending cap that voters approved in 1980.


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.


Super Bowl LVI gambling could surpass $100 million in Arizona, experts predict

PHOENIX – Arizona will affect this year’s Super Bowl gambling landscape, sports betting analysts believe, and it could be significant next year when the big game comes to Glendale.