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Have app, will gamble: Arizona online sports betting sites open registration

Saturday presented another milestone for Arizonans interested in placing bets on sporting events: online pre-registration - as betting organizations including DraftKings and FanDuel launched their Arizona sites, with sports gambling in Arizona going live on Sept. 9.... Read more»

Arizonans in Tokyo: Athletes with local ties to watch in Tokyo Olympics

The United States is sending over 600 athletes to compete at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics - the opening ceremonies Friday signified the official start of the much delayed, much anticipated event - and here are the schedules for the 19 Arizonans either born or raised in the state.... Read more»1

FactCheck: Santorum and the EPA’s mercury rule

Rick Santorum misrepresented the EPA’s impact analysis of a new agency rule that would reduce power plant emissions of mercury and other toxins.... Read more»

Mercury found in trout caught in three Grand Canyon creeks

With their natural beauty and protected environments, the Grand Canyon and other national parks in the West would seem removed from having mercury in their streams and rivers. But a federal study found small levels of the contaminant in rainbow and brown trout at three Grand Canyon creeks, as well as in fish at 20 other parks.... Read more»

Olympics

Phx Mercury star leads U.S. women's basketball team

Leading the U.S. women’s basketball team, Phoenix Mercury star Diana Taurasi also is eager to see Roger Federer play in the Summer Olympics and to experience Wimbledon and Wembley Stadium, two of this nation’s most celebrated sports venues.... Read more»

Navajo official: EPA rule threatens thousands of jobs

Power plants on Navajo Nation land need more time to meet new emissions standards or they could be forced to close, throwing thousands of Navajo out of work and costing the tribe millions, an official said Wednesday.... Read more»

Analysis

Don’t believe the hype against EPA mercury rules

The House Subcommittee on Energy and Power plans a hearing misleadingly titled "What EPA's Utility MACT Rule Will Cost U.S. Consumers." But the Republican majority is playing with words and the health of our children. ... Read more»

Studies: Mercury, soot limits could save billions, improve health

In the face of opposition from industry and Republicans, the Environmental Protection Agency is attempting to reduce harmful emissions from coal-fired power plants that studies have linked to illnesses and tens of thousands of premature deaths every year. ... Read more»