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Past articles by Claudia:

Colleagues remember Maricopa County judge who died after getting struck by car in Phoenix

Friends and colleagues Monday said Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Rosa Mroz, who died Saturday from injuries she suffered after being hit by a car in Arcadia, was the "heart" of the court. → Read More

Yuma firefighter out of hospital after long battle with COVID

A Yuma firefighter is out of the hospital after almost losing his life to COVID-19. Brad Henderson, 52, was discharged from Banner Rehabilitation Hospital in Phoenix Friday. → Read More

More than 1,000 high school games canceled this week across Arizona due to COVID

More than 1,000 high school games across Arizona have been canceled due to COVID this week, according to the Arizona Interscholastic Association. → Read More

Where can I get a free COVID-19 test in the Valley?

The spread of COVID-19 has led to an increase in demand for testing across the Valley in recent weeks, with free at-home tests getting snapped up within minutes and testing facilities having to close sites early due to turnout. → Read More

Tempe businessman nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Raveen Arora, 72, is one of 230 people up for the prestigious award. Arora was nominated by dozens of organizations for the prize, including many in the Valley. → Read More

ASU nursing students inspired to enter workforce amid pandemic, nursing shortage

The dean of ASU's Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation said Monday they have plenty of applicants but not enough spots. → Read More

Mesa company behind microschool boom in Arizona

The pandemic has disrupted traditional education all over the country, leading to an increase in microschools. A Mesa company is the reason behind the boom in Arizona. → Read More

Valley family pushes for COVID vaccines after unvaccinated dad dies from COVID-19

A Phoenix family has a plea for people to get vaccinated after a 37-year-old father died from COVID-19. → Read More

Afghan refugee worries situation for women in Afghanistan will be a 'nightmare'

As Taliban forces take over Afghanistan, many fear that they'll eliminate women's rights and undo two decades of progress for women and girls in the region. → Read More

Phoenix Black Theatre Troupe re-opens after COVID, celebrates 50th anniversary

One of the longest-continuously running black theaters in the nation is celebrating its 50th season. But they're doing so a year later after COVID forced the Black Theatre Troupe in Phoenix to cancel its shows last year. → Read More

Hamilton High School changes mitigation strategies with rise of COVID-19 cases

The largest high school in the state will start implementing stricter mitigation protocols to stop the spread of COVID-19 after the number of cases doubled in just a week. → Read More

Tempe expands wastewater COVID data program thanks to CDC grant

Tempe is expanding its wastewater data program thanks to a $1M partnership with the state. → Read More

Water rescue teams, ADOT crews ready to respond ahead of storms

Valley rescue teams will be on standby Thursday and through the weekend as we prepare for threats for heavy rain and flash flooding. → Read More

Phoenix law firm supporting Suns with billboard in Milwaukee

A Phoenix law firm bought a billboard supporting the Phoenix Suns in Milwaukee, and it has Bucks fans riled up. → Read More

Phoenix nursery helping babies, moms dealing with drug dependency

A Phoenix nursery is on a mission to treat babies born exposed to drugs. Hushabye Nursery also provides resources to moms dealing with drug addiction during and after pregnancy. → Read More

Phoenix native writes 'Rally the Valley' song for Suns anthem

"Rally the Valley" has become the Phoenix Suns playoffs anthem, and Phoenix native Dann G is the artist behind the song. → Read More

LIST: Community pools around Phoenix are opening for the summer

Summer may not officially begin until June 20, but pool season is already here in Arizona. Grab the bathing suit, towels, sunscreen, and pool toys because the community pools around the Valley are open or opening soon. → Read More

Teenage Phoenix sisters bring home national wrestling titles

Two young Phoenix sisters are dominating the competition in wrestling. The 14 and 15-year-olds both recently won national titles. → Read More

Valley volunteers collect medical supplies to help COVID crisis in India

COVID-related deaths in India continue to break record highs and the crisis is far from over, especially in rural areas with fewer resources and medical supplies. → Read More

Peoria father recovering from burns after saving daughter from house fire

A father is in the hospital recovering from burn injuries after he saved his daughter from a house fire in Peoria last week. → Read More