Season for Sharing grants to help with homelessness, food insecurity


The 2020-21 Season for Sharing campaign raised $2.1 million to be shared by these 176 nonprofit agencies across Arizona. Because The Arizona Republic and cover all promotional and administrative costs, 100 percent of donations  go to community organizations.

Grants are given to groups that help at-risk children and families, support students and teachers and serve the elderly. Many of the 250-plus grant applications this year addressed food and

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Will Buddy Baseball have a full 2021 season?

Coronavirus cut their 2020 season on a brand new field to just three weeks. Now, you can celebrate the milestone with the team!

TEMPLE TERRACE, Fla. — It’s finally time to play ball! We’re not talking about the pros, though MLB is also back on the field for Spring Training. Buddy Baseball, a team for kids with special needs, is returning to the field for the 2021 season.


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Swiss Valley in Jones stoked to ski later into season with ample snow | Life

A few red-winged blackbirds and a flock or two of sandhill cranes arrived over the weekend. Maple sap was running. Like usual for the start of March.

But it still isn’t a usual winter for ski resorts. If it were, the downhill season at Swiss Valley Ski & Snowboard Area in Jones would toast its finale this Sunday — typically a week into March. Instead, spokesman Mike Panich says the

Read More Boys Swimming Top 20, Feb. 24: Frigid start to the season

The first week of the abbreviated boys swim season is in the books.

It wasn’t exactly a monumental week in the standings with winter weather leading to cancellations for a majority of meets this past week, but there were still some notable results throughout the state that resonated in the rankings.

Meet this week’s Top 20:

*Records are based on meets submitted through by Monday, Feb. 22

1-Cherry Hill

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15 compelling swimming storylines to follow in the 2021 season

Ready or not, the swim season has officially tipped off.

This season, of course, won’t look anything like seasons of the past thanks to COVID-19 restrictions implemented throughout the state.

But there will still be plenty of intriguing storylines happening within each county and conference.

Here are 15 storylines to keep an eye on in 2021:

Who’s the No. 1 boys team in the state?

It’s been a long time

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Oklahoma Lawmaker Wants To Create An Official Bigfoot Hunting Season

Bigfoot may not be real, but one lawmaker in Oklahoma wants to create a hunting season for him anyway. 

Just don’t plan on actually shooting the ’Squatch. 

“I want to be really clear that we are not going to kill Bigfoot,” State Rep. Justin Humphrey, the Republican behind the bill, told The Oklahoman. “We are going to trap a live Bigfoot. We are not promoting killing Bigfoot. We are promoting

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Could Francisco Lindor, after all the speculation, open the 2021 season with the Cleveland Indians?

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Opening day is April 1. Then again, it may not be because of the coronavirus.

No matter when it is, there is still a long time between now and then. But as time passes regarding Francisco Lindor and the Indians, the chance of him opening the season with the team that drafted him surely has to work its way back into the conversation.

This has always been

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Give the gift of Michigan travel this holiday season

The gift giving season is upon us, and 2020 is a year like no other. Presents take on a whole new meaning when you might not see your loved ones this holiday season. This is the year where a gift of experience might be most welcome, and thankfully, Michigan is ready to deliver.

“Giving the gift of travel, or the present of an amazing Michigan experience, is such a personal

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York County modifying operations over holiday season

Public entry into York County government buildings will be suspended effective Dec. 21 and continue to Jan. 11, 2021. All county operations will continue during this suspension, according to a press release.

The commissioners encourage the public to conduct their business with the county either online or over the phone, if possible. The county’s website,, contains contact information for county departments, the release said.

Modified operations for essential services

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O’Fallon IL readies for holiday season amid COVID-19

Christmas celebrations may look different this year, but efforts to safely offer good tidings and cheer are ongoing in O’Fallon.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic and the state’s Tier 3 mitigation restrictions, some of the O’Fallon-Shiloh Chamber of Commerce Tinsel Around Town activities have been canceled, but the Downtown District will still be a festive destination Saturday, Dec. 12, with the Vine Street Winter Market open while several businesses have

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Snowy Range Ski and Recreation Area Opens for the Season | Local News

Wax the skis and snowboards, dig out the ski boots and locate the goggles; it’s time to head to the slopes. Snowy Range Ski and Recreation Area opened for the 2020-2021 season yesterday and is open daily into April, if all goes as planned.

Owners Aaron and Becky Maddox start their 11th season at the ski area with the unveiling of a significant upgrade. The Chute Lift, where once the

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Ski Slopes Adapt And Innovate Heading Into The 2020-21 Ski Season

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) – The West Virginia ski season officially kicks off on Friday, December 3rd, with the rope-dropping at Snowshoe Mountain. At more than 4800 feet above sea-level, it is often the sight of our first ski runs annually. But even at that that high elevation this December opening date still represents a delay in what usually is intended to begin around Thanksgiving. Though not all years are the

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Ducktales Showrunners Confirm Season 3 Will Be Last in Touching Letter

The co-creators of Ducktales confirm the shows cancellation in a heartfelt message that is very true to the show’s inclination towards crash landings.

The creators of Ducktales shared a heartfelt message on Twitter, officially confirming the reports that season 3 will be the show’s last. The cartoon may be a reboot of a Disney classic, but this conception of the Duck clan is celebrated for going beyond expectations. The show’s 

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Happiest Season Director Would Love to Do a Sequel and Already Has Ideas

A Happiest Season sequel hasn’t been handed the green light yet, but director Clea DuVall has ideas. The holiday rom-com recently debuted on Hulu. Fronted by Kristen Stewart and Mackenzie Davis as a lesbian couple who wind up in an uncomfortable situation at Christmas, the movie has become an online sensation since it debuted. Assuming the powers that be wish to capitalize with another installment, DuVall seems to be ready.

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All signs point to busy firearms deer season this year | Local News

In the decades that Troy Bair has spent butchering deer, he’s gotten to know the Lancaster County hunters who visit his West Donegal Township shop each season.

While he might not know their names, Bair said he can usually recognize their faces.

“If you come here on opening day, you are going to get local hunters,” he said.

This year, the butcher said things have been a bit different at

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The Crown season 4 | How to watch on Netflix, cast and plot

With The Crown season four now streaming on Netflix, fans of the royal drama are finally able to see Emma Corrin make her debut as Princess Diana – a role she plays brilliantly, as we explore in our four-star The Crown review. We also get to see Gillian Anderson don an impressively buoyant wig to play Margaret Thatcher.

Corrin and Anderson are the two headline additions to The Crown cast,

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7 gifts to help you connect during this socially distant holiday season

Gift giving can be hard at the holidays, but it can be even harder when you haven’t spent any time with your intended recipient for the past nine months, won’t be there to explain the gift, and just don’t know what it is your sister’s kids are into anymore. That’s why we put together a special gift guide for this socially distant holiday season to help you connect better with

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The Worst Episodes Of Every Season, According To IMDb

Parks and Recreation may have left the air more than 5 years ago, but fans and audiences still flock to any streaming-service that houses the former NBC comedy due to the shows ability to not only remain hilarious after multiple viewings, but to stay culturally relevant as well.

RELATED: The Best Roles The Parks & Rec Cast Had Outside Of The Show (According To IMDb)

Despite the comedy being one

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Ski resorts expect a busy season. Can they find enough workers?

As ski resorts start to open for a new season, the coronavirus pandemic has prompted protocols such as socially distanced lift lines and reduced capacity for indoor dining. Yet the industry is also benefiting from Americans’ desire to get out of their houses and into fresh air. 

“People are excited to have this ability to have a respite from everything they’ve been dealing with the last several months,” said Ryan

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Online sales set to smash records during pandemic holiday gift season

SALT LAKE CITY — Rainbocorn and Cutetito may just sound like gibberish, but they’re actual names of new toys likely to lead the pack in the upcoming online holiday shopping season, one setting up to smash existing records.

a man standing in front of a truck: FedEx trucks are loaded for deliveries in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020. Ongoing and widespread COVID-19 restrictions are fueling an unprecedented volume of online shopping for the holiday season.

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FedEx trucks are loaded for deliveries in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020. Ongoing and widespread COVID-19 restrictions are fueling an unprecedented volume of

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