Arizona delegation in rare agreement on debt limit bill – nobody likes it
WASHINGTON - The House Wednesday approved a debt-limit bill that was almost universally disliked, but which some lawmakers said they would vote for because failing to do so could spark a default on the nation's debt. Arizona lawmakers were split on the plan.
Under ‘healthy pressure,’ ASU’s Preston Summerhays stars for hometown crowd at NCAA Men’s Golf Championship
SCOTTSDALE – ASU sophomore Preston Summerhays represented the only golfer in the 155-player field from Scottsdale, the home of Grayhawk Golf Club, and healthy pressure on himself to be the best he can be for the local fans.
Chef’s special: Anthony Pressley parlays 200-pound weight loss into cooking for world’s best boxers
PHOENIX – Anthony Pressley went from overweight at 400 pounds to a performance chef for world champion boxers such as Tyson Fury and Errol Spence Jr., using the same cooking techniques that helped him lose 200 pounds naturally.
Golf’s growth across Valley spurs $6 billion economic boost while staying environmentally friendly
PHOENIX – A report from Rounds Consulting Group and the Arizona Alliance of Golf have found that the golf industry in Arizona contributes more than $6 billion to the economy.
It’s summer and Arizona gas prices sizzle to third-highest in country
PHOENIX – Arizona gas prices remain the third-highest in the country, just in time for summer vacation season.
Goodbye, Oakland? A’s potential move to Las Vegas has familiar ring
PHOENIX – The Oakland Athletics are one of the most storied franchises in baseball. However, no one knows their story because they moved from Philadelphia to Kansas City to Oakland and now could move to Las Vegas, less than five hours from Phoenix.
From Scottsdale CC to elite pickleball pro, Tyson McGuffin is thriving in new role
PHOENIX – These days Tyson McGuffin is the fifth-ranked pickleball player in the world, a five-time Grand Slam champion and an athlete who has landed endorsement deals with Sketchers and Selkirk. But not long ago, he was a tennis player at Scottsdale Community College.
Border towns see ‘disaster’ without federal help as end to Title 42 looms
WASHINGTON - Arizona border communities face a "humanitarian disaster" in two weeks if the federal government does not step in to help with the crush of migrants expected when Title 42 ends, local officials told a Senate panel Wednesday.
Arizona’s veterinary medicine grads aid shortfall of vets in nation, state
GLENDALE – Arizona’s veterinary loan assistance program will repay up to $100,000 in loans for graduates who have practiced in the state for four years. Midwestern University and the University of Arizona hope to graduate more veterinary medicine students to fill the vet shortage.
Have health needs, will travel: ADHS delivers vaccines, tests to underserved communities
PHOENIX – The Arizona Department of Health Services takes COVID-19 tests and vaccines to low-income and other underserved communities, from migrants to Indigenous residents, across the state. Mobile units and pop-up sites offer temporary help, where needed.
Arizona tribal gaming contributions up 20% over last year, nearing $2 billion mark since 2004
PHOENIX – The Arizona Department of Gaming announced its contributions to the Arizona community, which are up 20% from last year. Close to $2 billion has been contributed to educational, emergency and other Arizona funds.
As questions surround Tempe entertainment district, studies predict impact ahead of May vote
TEMPE – As the registration deadline closed for voters on Monday, questions still loom over the Tempe Entertainment District’s potential benefits and drawbacks but two studies could provide some answers.