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From MLB to youth sports, baseball sees increased arm injuries in pitchers

Major League Baseball and youth baseball have seen a growing trend of arm injuries that may be tied to systemic overuse in pitchers.


Arizona maintains thousands of water catchments to ensure healthy wildlife populations

Game & Fish Department employees maintain thousands of water catchments across the state. It’s increasingly important as the decades-long drought grinds on.


Raising the steaks: Cardinals’ Larry Fitzgerald sees giving back as his personal responsibility

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald is entering his 15th season with the Cardinals and continues to carry his spirit of giving to the Arizona community and nationwide.


Simulation gives Gilbert caregivers an idea of what it’s like to live with dementia

GILBERT – Staff at a Gilbert assisted-living facility participated in a dementia simulation to better understand the cognitive difficulties common to older people.


The Grind: How two Sun Devils in minors are making a push for big league call-ups

An inside look at how ASU products Andrew Aplin and Darin Gillies are pushing for their first Major League Baseball call-up after more than 800 combined games in the minors.


Heat puts extra pressure on Tempe Meals on Wheels volunteers

As the summer heat drives people out of town, Tempe Meals on Wheels is seeking additional volunteers to help serve more people with mobility issues.


How Arizona’s largest aquarium keeps its sharks happy, healthy

SCOTTSDALE – OdySea Aquarium depends on advanced filtration systems and tons of raw fish to keep its creatures alive and well in the middle of the desert.


Proposed law would require Arizona to compile statistics on veteran suicide

PHOENIX – Three years after a veteran’s suicide, friends and family call legislators to action.


Extreme-heat warning for this week prompts renewed plea for water donations

Next week is forecast to be a scorcher in the Valley, and city officials are asking for more water donations to help those in need.


Power mostly restored to Buckeye after monsoon storm wreaks havoc

A violent monsoon swept through the West Valley on Sunday evening, temporarily shutting off power for around 21,000 Arizonans.


Grand Canyon University returns to nonprofit status

Grand Canyon University, a private Christian school in Phoenix, announced Monday it will be returning to its status as a nonprofit entity, which it last held in 2004.


‘Something special’: World Cup popularity endures even without U.S. team

The World Cup, even without the participation of the United States National Team, has once again become a major event both in Arizona and around the country