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Arizonan sentenced for Vegas-based scheme targeting migrants

An Arizona man who convinced recent immigrants from to pay him thousands of dollars each to help them gain U.S. citizenship has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison.
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Mesa driver taken to hospital after vehicle strikes pole, crashes into canal

A driver in Mesa was taken to the hospital after their vehicle struck a street light and crashed into an irrigation canal Saturday.
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Arizona man sentenced for threatening a Social Security judge

A Willcox man has received a more than 25-month sentence for threatening to assault a federal employee on Monday.
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Papago Park in Phoenix introduces ADA-approved fishing dock

The Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department introduced a new fishing dock approved by guidelines set by the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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Helicopter makes emergency landing in Mesa, no one injured

A single-engine light helicopter made an emergency landing in a residential Mesa neighborhood early Saturday morning.
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Man found guilty of murder, kidnapping of Tucson girl

A man accused of abducting and killing two young Tucson girls separately and dumping their bodies was convicted Friday of first-degree murder and kidnapping.

Arizona Votes

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Donald Trump sets Oct. 9 rally in Mesa for Kari Lake, Blake Masters, others

Former President Donald Trump announced plans Friday to hold a rally for his preferred Arizona candidates in Mesa on Oct. 9.
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Kevin Stone

Arizona school voucher opponents fall short in bid to block expansion

Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs said Friday that the effort to block school voucher expansion by voter referendum has fallen short.
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Katie Hobbs says container wall at border gaps not best use of Arizona resources

Democratic candidate for Arizona governor Katie Hobbs said state resources at the southern border would be better used on measures that weren't "political stunts," referring to shipping containers put in place at wall gaps.
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Luke Forstner

Prop 209 would make changes to Arizona's debt collection rules

Arizona's Prop 209 aims to protect people with loans when they are struggling to pay, but opponents say it would make credit harder to get.
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Kevin Stone

Blake Masters thinks independents will back him over Sen. Mark Kelly

Blake Masters, the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in Arizona, said Wednesday he thinks the key independent bloc will support him in his effort to unseat Sen. Mark Kelly despite recent polling showing otherwise.
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Kevin Stone

Maricopa County attorney says court ruling didn't resolve Arizona abortion law

Maricopa County’s top prosecutor said Tuesday that last week’s court ruling on abortion didn’t resolve the issue of what the law actually is in Arizona.

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Tyler Drake

Tearful J.J. Watt thankful to take the field in Week 4 win after heart issue

Despite going into atrial fibrillation on Wednesday, Cardinals DL J.J. Watt still managed to suit up on Sunday against the Panthers.
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Arizona Sports

Rapid reactions: Arizona Cardinals shake off slow start in win vs. Panthers

Despite another slow start from the Cardinals against the Panthers, Arizona's offense and defense found a groove for a 26-16 victory.
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Dan Bickley

Arizona Cardinals no worse for the wear after win over Panthers

Some rules are sacred in the NFL. Like never complaining about a road victory. That includes the Cardinals’ win over the Panthers on Sunday.
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Alex Weiner

Dennis Gardeck seals victory for Cardinals with 4th quarter interception

The Cardinals took the ball away from the Carolina Panthers three times on Sunday, but a fourth quarter interception was the punctuation mark.
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Tyler Drake

Doing it all: Cardinals’ Eno Benjamin takes over kickoff duties in win vs. Panthers

Cardinals running back Eno Benjamin was a key contributor in the team's Week 4 matchup against Carolina Panthers in more ways than one.
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Alex Weiner

Cardinals OL Will Hernandez ejected vs. Panthers for pushing official

Cardinals RG Will Hernandez was ejected from Sunday's 26-16 win over the Panthers for hitting an official early in the fourth quarter.

Arizona Business

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Phoenix among best US cities for vegans and vegetarians, per WalletHub

Phoenix made the top five on a list of best U.S. cities for vegans and vegetarians, according to a personal finance website.
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Kevin Stone

Arizona hits revenue threshold to implement 2.5% flat income tax a year early

Arizona’s flat income tax rate of 2.5% will kick in for the 2023 tax year thanks to a healthy economy, the state announced Thursday.
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Canadian start-up Lynx Air to launch nonstop Phoenix-Calgary service

Canadian start-up carrier Lynx Air plans to launch a nonstop route between Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and Calgary next year.
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Chandler-based Peixoto Coffee expands to new mixed-use development in Gilbert

Family-owned Peixoto Coffee opened Tuesday morning in Gilbert’s Epicenter at Agritopia near Ray and Higley roads.
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Mesa Airlines invests in planes for pilot development program

Mesa Airlines announced Thursday an investment of 29 planes for its pilot development program aimed at shrinking the shortage gap.
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American to add daily flight from Phoenix to Monterrey, Mexico

American Airlines will begin daily nonstop service from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport to another destination in Mexico early next year.

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SuElen Rivera

Arizona near-total abortion ban remains in effect after judge denies Planned Parenthood's stay

The near-total abortion ban in Arizona will remain in effect after a judge denied Planned Parenthood's to pause the ruling.
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Arizona mother makes stunning recovery from near death in 2017 Las Vegas shooting

Arizona mother Jovanna Calzadillas was struck in the head by a bullet during the nation's deadliest mass shooting in Las Vegas.
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Scottsdale, Tempe ranked among best cities for people with disabilities

Two Valley cities both made the top 10 list of best cities for people with disabilities in a recent study by personal finance website WalletHub.
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Abrazo Health to begin first phase of Buckeye medical building

Abrazo Health released a rendering of its first phase of development that'll bring its sixth major medical campus to the Valley.
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Taylor Tasler

First-of-its-kind Mesa research center is asking for the public’s help on vaccine research

Community members in the city of Mesa can now take part in advancing modern medicine with medical research studies.
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Arizona AGO grants $6 million to organizations combating opioid crisis

The office of Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich awarded $6 million in funding to 11 organizations that combat the opioids crisis.

Arizona Education

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Kevin Stone

Here's what Arizona parents need to know about applying for school vouchers

Now that Arizona’s school voucher expansion can move forward, officials are asking parents to be patient as they work through a backlog of applications.
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey speaks during a press conference promoting school voucher expansion on Sept...
Kevin Stone

Arizona school voucher opponents fall short in bid to block expansion

Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs said Friday that the effort to block school voucher expansion by voter referendum has fallen short.
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Scottsdale Community College to launch 7-week nursing assistant program

A new seven-week nursing assistant certificate program will begin in Scottsdale next year, launching students into a health care career.

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Associated Press

Madame Wu, restaurateur to Hollywood's elite, dies at 106

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sylvia Wu, whose famed Southern California restaurant drew Hollywood’s biggest stars for four decades, has died at age 106, according to a news report. Madame Wu’s Garden on Wilshire Boulevard in Santa Monica became a dining destination shortly after it opened in 1959, popular for its cuisine and pagoda-style decor featuring […]
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3 die when plane hits Minnesota home, but 2 in house unhurt

HERMANTOWN, Minn. (AP) — Three people aboard a small airplane died when it crashed into a house near a northern Minnesota airport, but the two people sleeping inside the home — and their cat — were unhurt. Hermantown Police said the Cessna 172 plane crashed into the second floor of the home just south of […]
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Fire damages Mark Wahlberg's childhood home in Boston

BOSTON (AP) — A home where entertainers Mark and Donnie Wahlberg’s family once lived was damaged by fire Sunday in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood, the fire department said. The blaze in a nearby home at around 10 a.m., but spread to another three buildings because of strong winds, Fire Commissioner Paul Burke said. Two firefighters suffered […]
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Chesapeake Bay lighthouse auctioned, with strings attached

HOOPERSVILLE, Md. (AP) — The federal government has sold off a rather inhospitable lighthouse in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay for a six-figure sum after a bidding war at auction. The Hooper Island Lighthouse, located west of Middle Hooper Island in Maryland’s Dorchester County, at first drew little interest, The Washington Post reported. But […]
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FBI: Jetliner evacuated in Albuquerque after security threat

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An American Airlines flight from Texas to New Mexico was evacuated Sunday after landing at the Albuquerque airport because of a security threat, authorities said. All 179 people aboard Flight 928 from Dallas-Fort Worth were taken off the jet in the morning at Albuquerque International Sunport and were bused to the […]
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Phone alerts responders after car hits tree, killing all 6

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A passenger’s cellphone automatically alerted responders after a car hit a tree early Sunday in a Nebraska crash that killed all six of its young occupants, authorities said. Five men in the Honda Accord died at the scene of the crash around 2:15 a.m. in Lincoln, about 3 miles east of […]
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Arizona Technology

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Kim Komando

5 ways to think like a hacker to protect your digital life

Stopping cybercriminals starts with your frame of mind. You need to think like the bad guys. Here are five smart ways to do it and tips to help you secure your digital life the right way.
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Phoenix-based Nikola CEO testifies company's founder misstated facts

Phoenix-based Nikola Corp.’s top executive testified at the trial of the truckmaker’s founder on Monday that the man was prone to exaggeration and misstating facts.
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KTAR.com

AppleCare Technician program launches at Mesa Community College in October

Registration has opened for a new AppleCare Technician program set to launch at Mesa Community College next month.

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Key dates for Arizona sports fans to look forward to this fall

Fall brings new beginnings in different ways for Arizona’s professional sports teams like the Cardinals and Coyotes.
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Here are 4 signs the HVAC unit needs to be replaced

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Ways to prevent clogged drains and what to do if you're too late

While there are a variety of ways to prevent clogged drains, it's equally as important to know what to do when you're already too late.
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Don't let rising fuel prices stop you from traveling Arizona this summer

There's no better time to get out on the open road and see what the beautiful state of Arizona has to offer. But if the cost of gas is putting a cloud over your summer vacation plans, let Sanderson Ford help with their wide-range selection of electric vehicles.