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KTAR.com

Weekend wrap-up: Here are the biggest Arizona stories from Oct. 22-24

The unexpected death of former Arizona Attorney General Grant Woods on Saturday is among the biggest Arizona stories of the weekend.
Associated Press

10-digit dialing required in some Arizona area codes starting Sunday

Starting Sunday, phone users in much of Arizona must include area codes when dialing to make all calls, including local calls that previously required only seven digits.
KTAR.com

Police identify woman in Phoenix hit-and-run incident, investigation underway

Phoenix police are searching for the driver involved in a fatal hit-and-run that occurred Saturday afternoon.
KTAR.com

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.
KTAR.com

Arizona grand jury indicts former candidate of Cochise County Superior Court for perjury

An Arizona grand jury earlier this month indicted a former candidate for the Cochise County Superior Court for perjury, Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Thursday.
KTAR.com

Maricopa County approves animal shelter construction in Mesa

Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approve construction of a modern animal shelter space in the city of Mesa.

Arizona Health

KTAR.com

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.
KTAR.com

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.
KTAR.com

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.

ArizonaSports.com

Arizona Cardinals TE Zach Ertz warms up ahead of practice Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, in Tempe. (Tyle...
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Cardinals TE Zach Ertz to give 5,000 meals per TD to Arizona food banks

Cards TE Zach Ertz is giving back to the community, providing 5,000 meals to local AZ food banks for every TD the team score this season.
Green Bay Packers' defensive coordinator Joe Barry during NFL football training camp at Lambeau Fie...
Arizona Sports

Report: Packers DC Joe Barry out Thursday vs. Cardinals with COVID-19

Green Bay Packers DC Joe Barry will miss the Thursday Night Football game against the Arizona Cardinals, reports NFL Network's Mike Garafolo.
Head coach Kliff Kingsbury of the Arizona Cardinals reacts during the final moments of the NFL game...
Kevin Zimmerman

‘Disconnected’ Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury happy to be back from COVID-19 stint

Arizona Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury would rather have last week's scenario over this week's.
Arizona Cardinals DL J.J. Watt and WR DeAndre Hopkins leave the field after taking down the Houston...
Tyler Drake

DeAndre Hopkins, J.J. Watt get the better of Texans in 1-sided win

After helping pick up wins for the Texans across most of their careers, DeAndre Hopkins and J.J. Watt handed Houston a big loss on Sunday.
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray leaves the field after an NFL football game against the ...
Dan Bickley

Resilient Cardinals get by Texans, set up Thursday showdown vs. Packers

The hardest games to win look the easiest. The most dangerous opponents are the bad teams still playing hard. The Cardinals escaped both.
Arizona Cardinals wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins (10) celebrates his touchdown against the Houston T...
Arizona Sports

Rapid reactions: Arizona Cardinals roll over Houston Texans

The Arizona Cardinals used a strong defensive effort against a huge underdog in the Houston Texans and moved to 7-0.

Arizona Business

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.
KTAR.com

New York-based Medicare advisor Chapter expands to Phoenix, set to create 50 jobs

New York-based Medicare advisor Chapter announced Tuesday the expansion of its new Phoenix office, which is set to create 50 new jobs in the upcoming year.

United States

Associated Press

EXPLAINER: How months of tensions led to Sudan's coup

CAIRO (AP) — Monday’s military coup in Sudan threatens to wreck the country’s fragile transition to democracy, more than two years after a popular uprising forced the removal of longtime autocrat Omar al-Bashir. The move comes after months of mounting tensions between the military and civilian authorities. Protesters are in the streets denouncing the takeover, […]
Associated Press

US official: Russia should send more gas to Europe 'quickly'

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A senior energy adviser to U.S. President Joe Biden urged Russia to supply more natural gas to Europe now rather than wait for approval of a newly completed pipeline, saying Monday that “they should do it quickly” to ward off the risk of severe gas shortages this winter. Amos Hochstein, Biden’s […]
Associated Press

Hostage families to Biden: 'Bring our fellow Americans home'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Relatives of more than two dozen American hostages and wrongful detainees held overseas told President Joe Biden in a letter on Monday that they questioned his administration’s commitment to bringing their loved ones’ home. In the letter, obtained by The Associated Press, the family members complained that the administration seemed to be […]
Associated Press

North Carolina man identified as victim of John Wayne Gacy

CHICAGO (AP) — A North Carolina man who moved to Chicago was one of the victims of John Wayne Gacy, who was convicted of killing 33 young men and boys in the 1970s, authorities said Monday. Francis Wayne Alexander would have been 21 or 22 years old when Gacy killed him sometime between early 1976 […]
Associated Press

US envoy: Patience with Iran 'wearing thin' on nuclear talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration said Monday that diplomatic efforts to get Iran back to nuclear negotiations are at a “critical place” and that international patience with Iranian delays in returning to the talks is “wearing thin.” The U.S. special envoy for Iran, Robert Malley, told reporters there is a “deep and growing” concern […]
Associated Press

Boston joining other college towns with census challenge

Boston is joining other communities across the U.S. with large numbers of university students in planning to challenge the results of the once-a-decade head count, saying the 2020 census undercounted the city’s students as well as jail inmates and foreign-born residents. Mayor Kim Janey said in a letter to the U.S. Census Bureau this month […]

Arizona Education

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.
Kevin Stone

ASU, UArizona, NAU announce COVID-19 vaccine mandates for employees

Arizona’s three public universities announced Friday they will be requiring most employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by Dec. 8.
Jim Cross

Tempe Union High School District to phase out resource officers

The Tempe Union High School District has voted to phase out the use of local police as school resource officers by next August.
Ali Vetnar

UArizona medical students to deliver healthy meals to cancer patients in Phoenix

University of Arizona medical students will soon deliver healthy meals to the homes of cancer patients in Phoenix as part of a partnership with a Valley-based nonprofit organization.
Griselda Zetino

New data shows student enrollment rebounding at Arizona’s public schools

Enrollment appears to be increasing for public schools across Arizona, according to the latest student count numbers by the state Department of Education.

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.
Ken Colburn, Data Doctors

This is what you need to know about security for Windows 11

Here's what you need to know about Windows 11 security on your device.
Danny Shapiro

Circle K introducing frictionless checkout at Tempe store, other Arizona locations

Circle K has introduced frictionless checkout at a Tempe store with plans to expand the technology to several Arizona locations in the coming weeks.
KTAR.com

ADOT begins project to bring broadband internet to rural Arizona communities

A new Arizona Department of Transportation project is underway to deliver broadband internet access to rural communities.

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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 […]
DISC DESERT INSTITUTE FOR SPINE CARE

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.
Sweet James

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.