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Here’s what you need to know about Phoenix’s Climate Action Plan

PHOENIX – Phoenix has updated its plan to achieve the city’s goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, along with plans to address extreme heat, drought, poor air quality and other issues stemming from climate change.


Searching for solutions to the global supply chain crisis

PHOENIX - As consumers continue to face empty shelves and rising prices, public and private experts are coming together to solve the American supply chain crisis. Read their opinions, findings and suggestions here.


Protesters urge Sen. Kelly to support bill to protect sacred Oak Flat

PHOENIX – About 20 protestors gathered in front of Sen. Mark Kelly’s office to urge him to save Oak Flat, a sacred Indigenous site near Superior, from copper mining.


Court: Higher water charge for public housing is not discriminatory

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court said Friday that an Arizona water district can charge more in upfront fees to public housing residents, even though the policy disproportionately affects minority customers and single mothers.


Suns players, fans react to allegations of racism and misogyny against Robert Sarver

PHOENIX – Just hours after an ESPN story dropped about Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver and allegations of racism and misogyny within the organization, the team took to the court for a game against the Houston Rockets. Players, fans and coach Monty Williams react to the news.


Over 95% of employees comply with vaccine mandates, Arizona hospitals say

PHOENIX – Arizona hospitals that set a Nov. 1 deadline for employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 report a compliance rate of more than 95%.


Media members recall ‘emotion’ of 2001 World Series

PHOENIX – The 2001 World Series featured the newly formed Arizona Diamondbacks and the well established New York Yankees. But for both sides, reporters had to frame coverage against the backdrop of a devastating terrorist attack just months earlier.


Cloudy but a chance: Suns’ opener shaded by contract controversy

PHOENIX - Hot off a surprise run to the NBA Finals, and with Chris Paul back and Mikal Bridges signing an extension, the Phoenix Suns are presumably in good spirits heading into the new season. But the lack of Deandre Ayton’s contract extension has cast some doubts.


Biden reverses Trump cuts to national monuments, restores Bears Ears

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden restored Bears Ears National Monument to its previous 1.36 million-acres footprint Friday, reversing a Trump-era decision to cut as much as 85% of the southern Utah site valued for its environmental, archeological and tribal treasures.


3 ex-Suns among former NBA players charged in scheme to defraud league health care plan

PHOENIX - Nineteen people, including three former Suns, were charged with health care fraud after filing claims worth almost $4 million to the NBA’s Health and Welfare Benefit Plan for medical and dental services they didn’t receive.


Punt, pass and teach social, emotional learning skills: Best coaches adjust priorities

PHOENIX - Coaches tend to make or break a child’s relationship with a sport. Equipping coaches with the proper social and emotional learning skills necessary to mentoring children on how to be better athletes and more importantly, how to be better individuals, is vital to the future of athletics.


Booker’s positive COVID-19 test, strong anti-vax player voices suggest challenging season for NBA

PHOENIX – The news that Devin Booker will miss the start of Phoenix Suns training camp because of a positive COVID-19 test, and his decision to keep his vaccination status private, raises interesting questions about NBA COVID protocol and how the league will move forward with some strong anti-vax voices among players.