Power soccer is an adaptive sport played by athletes who use power wheelchairs. The chairs are fitted with specially designed metal guards on the front that allow them to move a 13-inch soccer ball around a court.
On this day a year ago the community of Prescott was waking up to the horrific news that 19 of their own had died in the Yarnell Hill Fire. On the anniversary the town was still healing from the enormous loss.
Every four years in the summer, millions of soccer fans come out of the woodwork to watch the World Cup. But the other three years and 10 months, there is a small number of dedicated fans that support local teams in the United States.
A University of Arizona professor said she has been fired because of her research on medical marijuana. But U of A has already received a million dollar grant to study the effects of the drug on combat veterans.
The Arizona Supreme Court says hospitals can be sued under a state law that protects vulnerable or incapacitated adults from neglect, abuse and exploitation. Monday’s ruling says patients have the right to sue for some legal expenses not covered under medical malpractice laws.
One year ago 19 hotshots deployed fire shelters in an Arizona box canyon. The fierce wind blew the Yarnell Hill Fire over the crew and killed them. Now one father is trying to help the Forest Service improve those shelters.
Arizona State University has entered an agreement with the San Carlos Apache Nation in southeastern Arizona to develop a new tribal college. This is the first partnership of its kind for both the university and the tribe.
Another health care merger in Arizona is moving forward, now that the state board of regents has given its blessing for negotiations between Banner Health and the University of Arizona Health Network to proceed.