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Arizona attempts unprecedented mass vaccination as COVID-19 surges

Arizona health officials have opened a 24-hour drive-thru vaccination site at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, as part of efforts to get the COVID-19 shot to more people more quickly.


Agencies seek plasma donations to treat COVID-19 patients

PHOENIX – Agencies are heightening calls for plasma donations from recovered COVID-19 patients to help treat those infected. Some research shows convalescent plasma may help speed recovery from the coronavirus that causes the disease.


As soccer season nears, ASU’s Barbieri remains stranded in Brazil

PHOENIX – COVID-19 has shut down travel from Brazil, leaving ASU women’s soccer Lara Barbieri stranded in Brazil.


Independent music venues struggle to stay afloat during pandemic

LOS ANGELES – Months without revenue have hurt independent music venues around the globe and multiple other professions within the music industry.


Balancing act: Olympic athletes try to ramp up training, avoid injury after COVID-19 delay

PHOENIX – The COVID-19 pandemic put the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on hold for a year. Now, athletes must balance the intensity of training needed to return to peak performance in the summer of 2021 against the risk of injury that comes after shutting down during the outbreak.


Trump makes way in at least one part of Washington – souvenir shops

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump continues to challenge President-elect Joe Biden's win, but it's time for Trump to go in some parts of Washington - the souvenir shops, where Trump hats, mugs, T-shirts and more are on sale to make way for Biden-Harris swag.


Toned down Fiesta Bowl still has meaning for Oregon, Iowa State

PHOENIX – This Fiesta Bowl will be like no other, especially for the two teams – Iowa State and Oregon – who have had to prepare for the high profile college football game during a pandemic.


Digitized health records, safety apps could be game-changer for athletes at every level

PHOENIX – PRIVIT, a leader in the protected health-information field, feeds off a year of uncertainty and aims to impact the way organizations prioritize health care history.


Ajo group bands together to fight food insecurity during COVID-19

AJO – When COVID-19 crashed the food systems in Ajo and the nearby Tohono O’odham Nation, locals stepped in to fill the gap. After the shelves of the town’s lone grocery store were picked bare in April, one nonprofit transformed a cafe into a de facto food pantry.


Arizona health experts discuss ASU-developed saliva test, other innovations spurred by COVID-19

PHOENIX – Two Arizona health experts talk about some of the medical innovations that have taken place since the COVID-19 pandemic began in this episode of Arizona in Focus.


‘My story is not done’: Eddie Johnson begins 20th season as voice of Phoenix Suns

PHOENIX – After a successful career in the NBA, Eddie Johnson finds himself in Phoenix serving as broadcaster for Suns and taking time to motivate others.


Waymo’s driverless ride service moves metro Phoenix toward autonomous future

PHOENIX – Google’s self-driving company, Waymo, introduced a fully driverless ride hailing service to parts of the East Valley this fall. Arizona in Focus looks at how today’s decisions will shape the future of autonomous vehicles.