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6-week convergence of major sporting events could make Arizona betting capital of the world

PHOENIX – Sports gambling is expected to hit a crescendo when the Super Bowl, Phoenix Open and a CFP semifinal game are played within a six-week stretch in Arizona.

Arizona has embraced the legalization of sports betting, and sites including FanDuel at Footprint Center have helped the state become second fastest in the nation to reach a billion dollars in total wagers. (File photo by James Franks/Cronkite News)

How a talking cat is shaping the fight against Asian hate crime in California

ROSEMEAD, Calif. – LA vs Hate hopes to raise awareness about hate crime by displaying its message through multiple media. One artist on board is cartoonist MariNaomi.


British community in Phoenix mourns the death of Queen Elizabeth II

PHOENIX – The British community in Arizona is small but closely connected, according to David Wimberley, owner of George & Dragon. Wimberley, a British migrant, was at home when a friend called with the news: Queen Elizabeth II died Thursday. She was 96.


‘Add to your world’: ASU student starts initiative to help people without homes

PHOENIX – When Tierra Hopkins began noticing how many people were experiencing homelessness, she combined her passion for fitness with a desire to help those in need.


Fourth fire station built in Phoenix could become a full-service restaurant

Phoenix is preparing to lease the fourth fire station built in the city so it can be converted into a restaurant or small business. The transformation is part of the Margaret T. Hance Park revitalization program.


City of Phoenix unanimously votes to reopen outdoor park amenities, select pools

PHOENIX – During Tuesday’s meeting the city of Phoenix unanimously voted to reopen outdoor park amenities, select pools and implement a plan for easter weekend.


Confederate monuments removed in Arizona amid broader push

PHOENIX – The local chapter of United Daughters of the Confederacy said it removed the monuments to be cleaned after they were vandalized.


Invisible no more: Artist paints her endometriosis journey to raise awareness of misunderstood disease

PHOENIX – The menstrual disease endometriosis often is thought of as "just a bad period,” but it’s much more complex – and painful – than that. Phoenix artist Amanda Adkins shares her personal story to empower other women to talk about endometriosis.


Senate approves historic $2 trillion economic stimulus package

WASHINGTON - The Senate gave unanimous approval late Wednesday to a historic $2 trillion economic stimulus package that calls for direct payments to taxpayers and hundreds of billions in relief for small businesses and targeted industries, like airlines.


ASU students describe rush home from China after coronavirus

LOS ANGELES – ASU students studying with the Chinese Language Flagship Program in Nanjing, China returned home as COVID-19 advances.


Anti-social media: McSally brush-off of reporter as ‘hack’ goes viral

WASHINGTON - Impeachment may have been the business of the day, but Arizona Sen. Martha McSally's videotaped brush-off of a CNN reporter as a "liberal hack" was the moment of the day, earning the freshman senator a rebuke from the network - and tens of thousands of Twitter likes.


Where should Phoenix build the Latino Cultural Center?

PHOENIX – As Phoenix moves forward with plans to build a Latino Cultural Center, the location remains uncertain.