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Court: UArizona not liable for off-campus assault by former player

WASHINGTON – The University of Arizona cannot be held liable under Title IX for a football player's off-campus assault of his girlfriend, even though the university exercises "substantial control" over its athletes, a federal court said.


Tick, tick, tick, tick: Super Bowl LVII host committee launches countdown to 2023 game in Glendale

PHOENIX – The countdown is underway for Super LVII in 2023. The Glendale event is expected to large a significant economic impact.


Ducey defends use of school funding in face of feds’ threat to reclaim it

WASHINGTON - Gov. Doug Ducey said Thursday that the state's use of money to support schools that reject mask mandates is "well within" federal guidelines for the funds, despite a Treasury threat to take the money back.


From bingo to bocce: Unified Sports, Special Olympics step up for people with intellectual disabilities

PHOENIX – Opportunities and resources were once minimal for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Special Olympics Arizona and Unified Sports are determined to change that.


Latest surge in COVID-19 cases stressing Arizona health care system

WASHINGTON - Arizona reported 18,783 COVID-19 cases Wednesday, the latest in a surge of infections that experts say is stressing a state health care system that is "not well suited" to take on more cases.


New irrigation technology could save water for Arizona farms

TONOPAH – The Central Arizona Project is working with a Tonopah farmer to evaluate technology that converts flood-irrigated fields into a drip system that uses gravity, with no external form of energy.


Arizona State theater group is taking climate change to the stage

TEMPE – Scientists and climate experts are trying to find new ways to help people understand the impact of climate change. Instead of a bulleted presentation, some of them are turning to a different medium – the theater.


Here’s what you need to know about Phoenix’s Climate Action Plan

PHOENIX – Phoenix has updated its plan to achieve the city’s goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, along with plans to address extreme heat, drought, poor air quality and other issues stemming from climate change.


Audit shows Border Patrol hampered by outdated technology, flawed evaluation of new equipment

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has received more than $743 million since 2017 for upgrades in border technology, but it has only bought 28% of the equipment needed to modernize systems that thwart the flow of illegal goods.


COVID-19 on track to be leading cause of death in Arizona in 2021

WASHINGTON - COVID-19 claimed almost 15,800 lives in Arizona this year, which puts it on track to outpace both cancer and heart disease and be the leading cause of death in the state in 2021.


Nearly half of tribal homes lack clean water, but pandemic funds offer hope of improvements

TO'HAJIILEE, New Mexico – Across the country, 49% of Native American homes lack access to reliable water, clean drinking water or basic sanitation. Homes in the Navajo town of To'hajiilee, outside Albuquerque, are no exception.


Vaccine hesitancy, new variants kept COVID-19 infections from falling

WASHINGTON – Almost two years after the first case of COVID-19 was discovered in Arizona, new infections in the state have reached a "bizarre plateau," rising from summertime lows in the hundreds to more than 3,000 new cases a day through the fall.