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Cactus League economic impact makes double-figure jump

SCOTTSDALE -- Equipped with an IPad or IPhone, Saager Buch made his way to groups sitting on the lawns of Cactus League ballparks. Disinterested in the games at hand, the junior research economist at the L. William Seidman Research Institute at Arizona State’s W. P. Carey School of Business approached the masses with a survey.


Endangered species changes either ‘long overdue’ or ‘massive attack’

WASHINGTON - Trump administration plans to revamp the Endangered Species Act were hailed as "long overdue" by industry groups, even as environmentalists called the changes a "a massive attack on imperiled wildlife."


March for Our Lives taking push for gun-law reforms, voter registration on the road

Arizona March for Our Lives leaders are organizing a summer bus tour to educate young people about gun violence and register them to vote.


Arizona officials target species of invasive snail in the lower Salt River

PHOENIX – The Arizona Game & Fish Department wants to get rid of applesnails in the Salt River, and officials have enlisted the public’s help to clear the snails from the area.


A short wait: NCAA awards Phoenix its second Final Four

Just over a year after hosting its first Final Four, the NCAA awarded Phoenix the 2024 Final Four Monday, showing it values experience and community involvement.


Mesa police add their first therapy dog to special victims unit

Mesa police have adopted their first therapy dog. Macy, a 16-week-old English Labrador puppy, will be trained to work in the special victims unit.


‘I meant it’: After loss, Marvin Bagley acknowledges grudge against Suns still alive

Marvin Bagley acknowledges grudge against Suns still alive after his Sacramento Kings fall in NBA Summer League play.


ASU’s Bobby Hurley visits Vegas to support Shannon Evans’ ‘new journey’

Arizona State coach Bobby Hurley came to Las Vegas to watch his former players. He was able to see one in the NBA summer league.


Vegas lights shine bright on Deandre Ayton in Suns debut

All eyes were on the Suns' No. 1 draft pick, Deandre Ayton, as he made his debut in the Las Vegas Summer League.


Saving Arizona wildlife: State officials, nonprofit help drought-stressed animals

State officials and a nonprofit group are hauling water and hay to animals struggling in the wild.


That’s the ticket: Pro teams hope to create lifelong fans with student pass programs

PHOENIX -- In a city filled with transplants, Valley sports teams are left fighting for the fandom and support of many who have already pledged their allegiances to other teams.


Gamers push back against World Health Organization’s ‘gaming disorder’ classification

The World Health Organization classified gaming disorder as a mental health condition akin to gambling addiction.