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As MLB’s Opening Day nears, players believe more work is needed

PHOENIX – Opening Day is two days away after a lockout threatened the 2022 MLB season, but players still believe more work needs to be done.


‘It’s not about talent, it’s about availability’: Shawn Poindexter’s journey from Arizona to USFL

PHOENIX – The former University of Arizona captain was potentially weeks away from his dream of making an NFL roster when he tore his ACL. Almost three years later, Poindexter and other football players who experienced similar roadblocks find themselves, of all places, in Birmingham, Alabama.


Some of Arizona’s top players headline NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament

PHOENIX – The NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament features multiple Valley athletes competing at the highest level of collegiate competition.


‘Pretty tough days’: With 2021 behind them, Diamondbacks excited for start of spring training

SCOTTSDALE – After a challenging 2021, the Arizona Diamondbacks are excited to put the past behind them and talk about baseball, not COVID or contracts.


‘It’s turned into this craziness’: Substitutes in high demand as teacher shortage has districts scrambling

AVONDALE – Candie Halberg began subbing during her retirement because she missed the kids, and wanted to be in the classroom a few days a week. But she soon was back to working full-time, due to a dire statewide shortage in substitute teachers. During the pandemic, fears of getting sick coupled with a massive teacher shortage have made an already difficult job even harder to fill.


Las escuelas luchan por llenar las aulas en medio de la escasez de maestros sustitutos

AVONDALE — Los distritos escolares luchan diariamente para llenar las vacantes de maestros. La escasez de docentes existía antes de la pandemia, con salarios bajos que provocaron que muchos dejaran sus trabajos y se cambiaran a otras profesiones. Sin embargo, la pandemia de COVID-19 agravó drásticamente la escasez. Y se pone más demanda en sustitutos.


Navy reinforcements help Valleywise Health amid health care worker shortage

PHOENIX – Seven members of the Navy have joined Valleywise Health Medical Center to support overburdened frontline health care workers, per a request from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The team will stay for a month.


200 familias Pascua Yaqui obtienen nuevas casas a través de créditos fiscales de Arizona

TUCSON – Doscientas familias de la Pascua Yaqui Tribe van a tener una oportunidad para comprar una nueva casa asequible.


200 Pascua Yaqui families getting new homes through Arizona tax credits to tribe

TUCSON – The Pascua Yaqui Tribe received millions of dollars in state tax credits to fund a new subdivision of affordable homes in southern Arizona.


Nearly two years into the pandemic, theaters and performers adapting to the ‘new normal’

PHOENIX – Many theaters in metro Phoenix are putting on indoor performances for the first time since the pandemic started in March 2020. Despite challenges, the pandemic has allowed for a more mindful approach to planning and staging productions.


13 and counting: How far can streaking Phoenix Suns go?

PHOENIX - As the Phoenix Suns stretch their winning streak farther and farther, the target on their backs grows bigger and bigger. Not that they mind, because in their eyes, they are hunters, not prey.


2 years, 7 months, 22 days: Brandon Williams back after long hoops layoff

WASHINGTON - It was just one game for former University of Arizona basketball standout Brandon Williams, but it was a meaningful one - his pro debut with the G-League Westchester Knicks ended a two-year, seven-month, 22-day wait to get back to the game he loves.