David and Goliath: PACs go head-to-head before Tempe special election for Coyotes arena
TEMPE — With a special election set for May, two political action committees are sparring over whether it’s in the city of Tempe’s best interest to break ground on an Arizona Coyotes entertainment district.
Coin collectors unite: National Money Show in Phoenix features rare currency
PHOENIX – The 2023 National Money Show, hosted by the American Numismatic Association, brings hundreds of millions of dollars worth of rare coins and paper money to the Valley. The show runs through Saturday.
ASU’s play ‘Safe At Home’ gives audiences unique, eye-opening theater experience
TEMPE – The unique play “Safe At Home,” an ASU production, gives viewers a chance to see behind the scenes at Tempe Diablo Stadium. Tour guides navigate the audience across nine scenes during a 90-minute interactive experience.
Arizona’s Sunkist Kids Wrestling Club keeps producing the best of the best
PHOENIX – Sunkist Kids Wrestling Club in Arizona is home to many Olympic medalists and World Champions, and according to coach Mark Perry, resources and elite talents are the reasons why.
Arizona gets failing grades in annual Lung Association tobacco report card
PHOENIX – Arizona lags behind in policies that prevent and reduce tobacco use, according to the American Lung Association’s annual “State of Tobacco Control” report. The state received failing grades in three of five categories and did not improve on any of its grades from last year.
Yoga for addiction recovery and mental health expands among care providers
Within the past decade, behavioral and mental health providers have adopted yoga as a supplemental treatment tool for addiction recovery. With overdose deaths up by 30% in 2020, people are turning to less traditional methods, like practicing yoga, to get and stay clean.
Murals paint memories of those lost to police violence across the U.S.
SALT LAKE CITY – Across the U.S., artists paint murals to memorialize victims of police violence. For some, they serve as public gravesites, spaces of remembrance and community. For others, they are difficult reminders of loss.
Ghost in the machine? These rental cars are driven by remote control
LOS ANGELES – Anyone who sees this electric rental car whiz by might think it’s yet another self-driving test car. After all, there’s no one behind the wheel. But someone is driving the car – likely from several miles away. That’s what makes this business model stand apart from the many other self-driving vehicle operations.
Orange County Riptide of the California Collegiate League offers competitive atmosphere for top baseball prospects
IRVINE, Calif. – The Orange County Riptide of the California Colleague League brings competition for players with big league aspirations.
Blinken urges young journalists to defend their craft – and themselves
LOS ANGELES – The ninth Summit of the Americas kicked off Tuesday night with remarks by Secretary of State Antony Blinken, but much of the discussion was on the safety of journalists in the Western Hemisphere and the growing mistrust of the news media.
A family affair: Arizona’s run in the Women’s College World Series points to a bright future
OKLAHOMA CITY – As the Arizona Wildcats advanced through the NCAA Tournament to reach the Women’s College World Series, players’ families followed them every step of the way. They hope to leave a mark on the next generation of softball players.
Caitlin Lowe finds way leading Arizona softball program in Mike Candrea’s shadow
OKLAHOMA CITY – In her first season leading Arizona, Caitlin Lowe guided the Wildcats to the Women's College World Series. She leaned on several lessons from her predecessor, the legendary Mike Candrea.