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Karie Dozer

Opinion: An ode to Grant Woods, a straight shooter who loved Arizona

Grant Woods was a brilliant man, an excellent lawyer, a quick study, and a brave and loyal husband and dad. He was a quintessential Arizonan who valued independence, originality and wit, writes former spokeswoman Karie Dozer.
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Wreck on I-17 backs up traffic in both directions near downtown Phoenix

A multi-vehicle wreck on Interstate 17 backed up traffic in both directions near downtown Phoenix on Monday morning, authorities said.
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Woman dies of medical issue during hike on Scottsdale trail

A woman hiking a Scottsdale trail suffered a medical emergency and died Sunday night, authorities said.
Griselda Zetino

Supply chain issues causing problems for Arizona school cafeterias

School cafeterias across the Valley are struggling to come up with breakfast and lunch menus, and they’re blaming supply chain problems for that.
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Goodyear Police outreach team works to help those experiencing homelessness

An outreach team as part of the Goodyear Police Department is working to provide those experiencing homelessness with resources to help them get back on their feet.
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I-17 south of downtown Phoenix to close each night through Friday

Interstate 17 south of downtown Phoenix will close each night through Friday as a project to reconstruct the bridge over Central Avenue nears completion.

Arizona Health

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Arizona reports 1,483 new COVID-19 cases, 11 more deaths Sunday

Arizona health officials on Sunday reported 1,483 new COVID-19 cases and 11 additional deaths from the disease.
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Arizona reports 3,145 new COVID-19 cases, 30 more deaths Saturday

Arizona health officials on Saturday reported 3,145 new COVID-19 cases and 30 additional deaths from the disease.
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Arizona reports 3,074 new COVID-19 cases, 51 more deaths Friday

Arizona health officials on Friday reported 3,074 new COVID-19 cases and 51 additional deaths from the disease.
Jim Cross

Arizona health official says record West Nile virus cases are dropping off

An Arizona Department of Health Services official says there have never been more West Nile virus cases in Arizona than now but there are signs of a slowdown.
Taylor Tasler

COVID vaccine reimbursement issues causing problems for Arizona pharmacies

The federal government is fronting the money for anyone who wants to get vaccinated against COVID-19, but an Arizona pharmacy group said challenges with reimbursement are resulting in staffing shortages.
Griselda Zetino

Phoenix Children’s health expert advises parents to follow safe sleep practices for babies

October is Infant Safe Sleep Awareness Month, and a local health expert has recommendations for parents to ensure their babies are sleeping correctly.

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Goaltender Carter Hutton #40 of the Arizona Coyotes defends the net against Mason Marchment #17 of ...
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Coyotes fall to 0-5-1 on season after road loss to Panthers

The Arizona Coyotes dropped to 0-5-1 on the season following a 5-3 loss on the road Monday night to the undefeated Florida Panthers.
Arizona Cardinals WR Christian Kirk warms up ahead of practice Friday, Sept. 1, 2021, in Tempe. (Ty...
Tyler Drake

Cardinals attacking short week ahead of Packers game smarter, not harder

With a Thursday night matchup with the Packers looming, the Cardinals must attack the short week with a purpose.
Head coach Monty Williams of the Phoenix Suns reacts during the first half of the NBA game against ...
Kellan Olson

Suns can tighten up during lengthy homestand after challenging open to season

The Phoenix Suns get an extended break at home after starting the season with three games in four days and a road back-to-back.
SUNRISE, FL - OCTOBER 25: Goaltender Carter Hutton #40 of the Arizona Coyotes warms up prior to the...
Arizona Sports

Coyotes goalie Carter Hutton leaves game after 1st period against Panthers

After saving 10 of 11 shots in the first period, Coyotes goalie Carter Hutton left the game against the Panthers with a lower-body injury.
Jordan Phillips #97 of the Arizona Cardinals reacts in the first quarter against the Houston Texans...
Tyler Drake

Cardinals defense a force to be reckoned with through 7 weeks

The Cardinals defense is filled with playmakers, whether it be in the secondary, in the trenches or patrolling the middle of the field.
Arizona State head coach Herm Edwards fist bumps Arizona State defensive back Chase Lucas (24) duri...
Jake Anderson

ASU injury update: Lucas, Wilson ready to play; Fields game-time decision

ASU's Herm Edwards on Monday said CB Chase Lucas and WR Johnny Wilson are ready to play, while S Evan Fields will be a game-time decision.

Arizona Business

Griselda Zetino

Supply chain issues causing problems for Arizona school cafeterias

School cafeterias across the Valley are struggling to come up with breakfast and lunch menus, and they’re blaming supply chain problems for that.
KTAR.com

Jerry Colangelo eyes 'city of future' in West Valley development

Phoenix business mogul Jerry Colangelo said the vision for the large-scale planned community in the West Valley near Buckeye is to make a "city of the future."
Taylor Tasler

COVID vaccine reimbursement issues causing problems for Arizona pharmacies

The federal government is fronting the money for anyone who wants to get vaccinated against COVID-19, but an Arizona pharmacy group said challenges with reimbursement are resulting in staffing shortages.
KTAR.com

Real estate firm acquires 268 acres in Mesa for new industrial park

Real estate development firm CRG recently acquired 268 acres in Mesa for a new 4-million-square-foot industrial park.
Kevin Stone

Jack in the Box testing plant-based Impossible burgers across Phoenix area

Jack in the Box is testing plant-based burgers that resemble real beef at dozens of locations across metro Phoenix, the company announced this week.
KTAR.com

New 2-day Gilbert Days Music Festival coming to East Valley park

The Gilbert Days Music Festival is set to debut at Gilbert Regional Park on Nov. 19-20.

United States

Associated Press

Tense quiet after Sudan coup, protesters block some roads

CAIRO (AP) — Pro-democracy protesters blocked some roads in Sudan’s capital with makeshift barricades and burning tires Tuesday, a day after the military seized power in a swift coup widely denounced by the international community. The prime minister and other senior officials in the transitional government who were arrested Monday by the military continued to […]
Associated Press

YouTube, TikTok, Snap execs face senators on kids' safety

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bearing down on hugely popular social media platforms and their impact on children, the leaders of a Senate panel have called executives from YouTube, TikTok and Snapchat to face questions on what their companies are doing to ensure young users’ safety. The Senate Commerce subcommittee on consumer protection is fresh off a […]
Associated Press

Asian shares mostly higher, tracking Wall Street rally

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Tuesday after another rally to a record high on Wall Street. Stocks have been pushing broadly higher as companies turn in much stronger profit reports for the summer than analysts had expected. Historically low interest rates, along with strong corporate profit growth, have helped the S&P 500 […]
Associated Press

Israel envoy to brief US over ban on Palestinian groups

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel is sending an envoy to Washington amid a deepening rift with the Biden administration over six outlawed Palestinian rights groups, a Foreign Ministry official said Tuesday. Israel last week designated the prominent Palestinian human rights groups as terrorist organizations, sparking international criticism and repeated assertions by Israel’s top strategic […]
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Stars stunned by 'mismanaged set' in fatal prop-gun shooting

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As questions linger about safety protocols on the movie set where Alec Baldwin killed a cinematographer with a prop gun he’d been told was safe, Hollywood professionals say they’re baffled by the circumstances and production crews have quickly stepped up safety measures. Jeffrey Wright, who has worked on projects including the […]
Associated Press

In Louisiana, a father, a son and a culture of police abuse

MONROE, La. (AP) — Growing up in the piney backwoods of northern Louisiana, where yards were dotted with crosses and the occasional Confederate flag, Jacob Brown was raised on hunting, fishing and dreams of becoming a state trooper. But within weeks of arriving at the Louisiana State Police training academy in Baton Rouge, instructors pegged […]

Arizona Education

Griselda Zetino

Supply chain issues causing problems for Arizona school cafeterias

School cafeterias across the Valley are struggling to come up with breakfast and lunch menus, and they’re blaming supply chain problems for that.
Griselda Zetino

Grand Canyon University offers new program for students with disabilities

Grand Canyon University is offering a new program meant to help students with disabilities develop social and job skills.
KTAR.com

Construction completed on new field house for Williams Field High School in Gilbert

Construction has wrapped up on a new field house for Williams Field High School sports teams, giving coaches and student-athletes at the Gilbert school updated amenities.

Arizona Technology

Kim Komando

Black Friday shortages are real but these online shopping tips will help you out

Supply chain disruptions and chip shortages mean buying specific items will be more challenging and more expensive.
Ken Colburn, Data Doctors

Yes, you can take presentable astronomy photos on phone camera

While serious astrophotography requires a pile of expensive DSLR camera equipment, you can actually get decent images from your smartphone with a little work.
Kim Komando

9 photos you should always have at the ready on your phone

Your phone’s photo library is good for more than just selfies and pictures of food for Instagram. Snap and keep copies of important documents such as vaccination cards, driver's license and other forms of identification.

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How your family can explore the Musical Instrument Museum

Whether you want to spend a day with family, do crafts with kids at home, or have an adult night out, the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix has options. As the world’s only global musical instrument museum, MIM offers interactive and immersive exhibits to foster an appreciation of different cultures and their instruments. “A visit […]
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What you need to know about spine health

With 540 million people suffering from lower back pain, it remains the leading cause of long-term disability. That’s why World Spine Day on Oct. 16 will raise awareness about spinal health with its theme, BACK2BACK. “BACK2BACK will focus on highlighting ways in which people can help their spines by staying mobile, avoiding physical inactivity, not overloading […]
Day & Night Air Conditioning, Heating and Plumbing

Why fall maintenance is important for your heating system and A/C

It’s easy to ignore your heater and air conditioner when they’re working but the moment something breaks, you will likely regret not keeping up with maintenance. After all, if something goes wrong, you may be stuck with a repair that will take longer and be more expensive than simple maintenance.
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How to sharpen your vision with elective procedures

Imagine opening your eyes in the morning and being able to see clearly. You wouldn’t have to wait to put on glasses or contacts, and there would be no more blurry showers nor forgetting where your glasses are.
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3 cool tips to turn everyday moments into learning experiences for your child

Early brain development has a crucial impact on a child’s ability to learn and succeed in school and life. Research has shown that 90% of a child’s brain is developed by age five.
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Best fall road trips to take on a motorcycle

Autumn in Arizona brings the beauty of color-changing leaves and a relief from summer heat. It’s one of the most pleasant times to explore the outdoors, especially on a motorcycle.