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Blankets of color harder to find during Arizona’s subpar wildflower season

APACHE JUNCTION – Arizona’s wildflower season has been affected by our dry winter. This year’s color show is a far cry from the “superbloom” of 2019.


Former Arizona standout thrives in new role with hometown Lakers

Stanley Johnson was a star on UArizona’s 2015 Elite Eight team. But after bouncing around the NBA, the former lottery pick has found success with his hometown team, the L.A. Lakers.


Arizona to endure another hot, dry spring as droughts persist

Arizonans hoping for a break this spring from the drought gripping the state will be disappointed, with climatologists calling for minor to exceptional drought conditions, what one calls the state's "new normal."


Homecoming: Former Pinnacle High softball star shines in return to Arizona

TEMPE – Marissa Schuld (ASU) and Taylor Fawcett (Rutgers) went to multiple state title games as the stars of the Pinnacle High School softball team. They went head-to-head for the first time as collegiate athletes in a recent tournament.


Cactus League report: Brewers pitchers hope to build off dominant 2021 season

The Milwaukee Brewers are looking to follow up a dominant 2021 campaign on the mound. Many are using the abbreviated spring to their advantage to fulfill that goal, and sizable results have already presented themselves.


Supreme Court to hear appeal of death-row inmate in death of Tucson cop

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court Monday agreed to hear an Arizona death-row inmate's claim that he was wrongly denied the chance to tell jurors he would be ineligible for parole if they sentenced him to life instead of death.


Arizona heads home after loss to Houston, but a question remains: Will Bennedict Mathurin be back?

The No. 5 seed Houston Cougars eliminated the top-seeded Arizona Wildcats on Thursday in the Sweet 16. Star guard Bennedict Mathurin is unsure of whether he will return to Tucson next season or declare for the 2022 NBA Draft.


After nearly 2 million COVID-19 cases in Arizona, officials are ‘cautiously optimistic’

PHOENIX – A little more than six months after Arizona passed 1 million reported cases of COVID-19, the state is approaching 2 million. Although reported infections have slowed over the past few months, experts warn that the coronavirus that causes the disease is here to stay, and the extent of COVID’s long-term effects isn’t known.


Wildcats emerge from tough times, advance to men’s Sweet 16

SAN DIEGO – Arizona taught a master class in overcoming adversity this season, and they did it again in an overtime victory against TCU that propelled the Wildcats into the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Sweet 16 for the first time since 2017.


Valley ties: Arizona connections run deep in 2022 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament

PHOENIX – Six players from Arizona are on key teams in this year’s March Madness tournament, as well as five coaches who have ties to the Valley.


Experts target obesity, diet, exercise to combat high cholesterol in youth

PHOENIX – With childhood obesity levels on the rise in the U.S., more experts are looking at how to prevent high cholesterol in youth to help avoid serious health problems later in life.


Legisladores de Arizona consideran expandir cobertura Medicaid para la atención posparto

PHOENIX – Los defensores están presionando a los legisladores de Arizona para que amplíen la cobertura de Medicaid para las mujeres después de dar a luz para ayudar a mejorar los resultados de salud materna y combatir el aumento de las muertes relacionadas con el embarazo.