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    Flu virus lingers longer than normal this year, cases spike

    This year’s flu was not like ones of years past. The infection rate didn’t spike in February or March, but the strain has lingered longer than most years.
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    Animal expert handles black widow spider on video

    The on-camera host of a YouTube channel called "Brave Wilderness" went outside his Tucson home and willingly handled a black widow spider in his hands.
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    Ellen DeGeneres calls out audience member who stole souvenirs

    Ellen DeGeneres didn't turn a blind eye on an audience member who took more than her share of free gifts. Instead, she got called out during the show.
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    YouTube TV expanding to new markets, including Phoenix

    YouTube announced Thursday that its live television streaming service, YouTube TV, will be available in the Phoenix market "in a couple of weeks."
  • FILE - In this June 16, 2017, file photo, a man runs through section of South Mountain Park at sunrise to avoid the excessive heat in Phoenix.
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    Heat wave boosts burns in Phoenix as pavement, cars scald

    The main burn center in Phoenix has seen its emergency department visits double during the heat wave that is scorching the Southwest U.S.
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    New Gilbert police chief lays out goals for time in office

    The town of Gilbert’s new police chief has been in office for just three weeks but he already has big plans for his tenure.
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    Arizona police chief fired after verbal exchange with mayor

    South Tucson Police Chief Michael Ford was fired a day after South Tucson Mayor Ildefonso Green blamed him for being a source in negative news articles.
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    Flake, McCain, mulling Senate health care bill, mum on positions

    Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake on Thursday said they were studying a new Senate health care proposal repealing much of Barack Obama's health care law.
  • One person uses the CityScape splash pad to stay cool as temperatures climb to near-record highs Tuesday, June 20, 2017, in Phoenix. The National Weather Service forecasts a high of 120 degrees (49 degrees Celsius), which is has only hit three times in recorded history in Phoenix, the last time 22 years ago. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Live blog: Phoenix fails to drop below 90 degrees for two days

    In case you're somehow unaware, Arizona is expected to get hit by a heatwave in a big way this week that will send the temperatures soaring.
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    Arizona AG warns of air conditioning scams during record heat

    The attorney general's office is warning Arizona residents to keep an eye out for air conditioning repair scams as the state endures record temperatures.
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    Freeways re-open after brush fire causes closures in north Phoenix

    Crews are battling a rapidly growing brush fire along the Loop 303 freeway in north Phoenix that began around 12:45 p.m. Thursday west of Interstate 17.
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    How to get rid of Arizona scorpions, spiders and Africanized bees

    In Arizona, three types of summer bugs tend to be especially frightening: Africanized bees, poisonous spiders and scorpions.
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    After rapid growth, Lyft formally opens new hub in Phoenix

    Ride-sharing service Lyft officially opened its Phoenix hub Thursday morning, after a year in which the company noted it contributed nearly $40 million to the area economy.
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    Former Arizona Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick mulls another run for Congress

    Former U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick is considering a possible run next year for Arizona's 2nd Congressional District.
  • President Donald Trump speaks during a rally, Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

    After Comey threat, Trump tweets he has no tapes of conversations

    Weeks after threatening former FBI Director James Comey with supposed taped conversations, President Donald Trump has tweeted those tapes do not exist.
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