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Navajo health director named to Biden’s advisory board on COVID-19

WASHINGTON - President-elect Joe Biden has said dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic will be one of the first orders of business for his administration, and the director of the Navajo Health Department will be there to advise him on it.


Lost on the front lines: Health care workers in Southwest who died fighting COVID-19

Health care workers faced serious dangers during the pandemic, and some lost their lives caring for others.


Election updates: Voters defy COVID, misgivings to make their voices heard

Millions of Arizona residents have already voted in this swing state but people are showing up in person at polls around Arizona to vote for President Trump or Joe Biden for president, for or against Proposition 207 to legalize recreational marijuana and Prop 208 to fund education.


Neither youth nor pandemic can stop Xavier girls golf from winning 37th state title

TUCSON – The Xavier Prep Gators held off the Pinnacle Pioneers by three strokes to take home the Division I girls golf state title.


Arizona natives Cody Bellinger, Aaron Slegers represent opposite sides in World Series

PHOENIX - Arizona natives Cody Bellinger, Aaron Slegers represent opposite sides in a World Series featuring the Los Angeles Dodgers and Tampa Bay Rays.


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.


Xavier, Pinnacle girls golf teams set to battle for State Preview title

Xavier and Pinnacle will be among the top girls golf programs competing in the State Preview invitational tournament, a week ahead of the state championships.


Next Generation: Grappling with loss of life and connection, Native youth transform into the leaders of tomorrow

PHOENIX – With COVID-19 disproportionately affecting tribal nations, Native youth are stepping up to help others, preserve their culture and start the healing process.


Talking ‘the talk’: Black leaders in Arizona recall sobering rite of passage

PHOENIX - For any teen, a driver’s license is a rite of passage. But for Black teens in America, the freedom that comes with car keys also comes with “the talk”: The time when Black parents sit their children down to explain what to do if stopped by a police officer.


COVID-19 in Arizona: Ducey asks Congress for employment support

PHOENIX – As Congress develops the next phase of COVID-19 aid, Arizona’s senators and governor are airing their concerns about what the state needs.


Softball community faces its toughest opponent yet: COVID-19

PHOENIX – The softball community, from high school athletes to college stars, are finding their dreams squashed by the coronavirus.


COVID-19 in Arizona: Testing allowed for more people under new guidelines

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.