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Gilbert Oktoberfest set for Oct. 15 at Gilbert Regional Park

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Sunset Point Rest Area north of Phoenix on I-17 to close for renovations

The next phase of the Sunset Point Rest Area renovation starts Wednesday, when the facility will be closed to most vehicles until next year.
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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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Echo Canyon Trailhead at Camelback Mountain to close Monday for nearby roadwork

The popular Echo Canyon Trailhead at Camelback Mountain will be closed to the public Monday due to a repaving project in the area.
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2 suspects outstanding after separate deadly hit-and-runs in Phoenix

Two people died after hit-and-runs occurred in Phoenix after the cars drove away from the scenes, authorities said.
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Phoenix police investigate collision that left 1 dead, 2 injured

Phoenix police were called Friday night after a motorcycle collided with another car and burst into flames, authorities said.
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As shelters fill, NYC weighs tents to house migrants

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s mayor says he plans to erect hangar-sized tents as temporary shelter for thousands of international migrants who have been bused into the Big Apple as part of a campaign by Republican governors to disrupt federal border policies. The tents are among an array of options — from using […]

Arizona Votes

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McCarthy unveils House GOP's midterm agenda in Pennsylvania

MONONGAHELA, Pa. (AP) — House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy on Friday confronted President Joe Biden and the Democratic majority in Congress with a conservative midterm election agenda filled with Trump-like promises, working not only to win over voters but to hold together the uneasy coalition of his own party that has struggled to govern. McCarthy, […]
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Candidates for Arizona Secretary of State spar in debate

A Republican Arizona lawmaker sparred with the Democrat in a debate Thursday evening as they each seek the state's top elections post.
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Watch: Arizona Secretary of State candidates Fontes, Finchem face off in debate

The public's only scheduled chance to see the two Arizona candidates for secretary of state side-by-side will happen Thursday evening.
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Kari Lake video misrepresents opponent Katie Hobbs' education votes

Arizona Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake released a video that misrepresents the voting record of her opponent, Democrat Katie Hobbs.
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Danny Shapiro

Arizona's Sinema: I 'fully expect' fellow Democratic US Sen. Mark Kelly to win reelection

U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona isn't shying away from predicting fellow Democrat Mark Kelly will retain his seat in the upcoming midterm election.
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Griselda Zetino

Prop 309 would add new requirements for voting by mail and in person in Arizona

An initiative on the November ballot, Proposition 309, would make changes to the way Arizonans vote by mail and in person.

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Arizona State musters 6 rushing yards, outmatched in loss to No. 13 Utah

The Arizona State Sun Devils were completely outmatched in a 34-13 loss to the No. 13 Utah Utes to open up Pac-12 Conference play.
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Interception by ASU’s Timarcus Davis highlights sloppy Pac-12 opener

In a lackluster showing by ASU, a tip-drill interception by cornerback Timarcus Davis in the third quarter gave the Sun Devils a chance.
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Offense pops in 5th inning and Kelly stops Giants again in D-backs win

Arizona right-hander Merrill Kelly kept up his mastery of the San Francisco Giants this season, pitching the D-backs to a win Saturday night.
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Arizona State gains just 59 yards of offense in first half vs. Utah

ASU's bid to upset the No. 13 Utah Utes went askew early as the offense was held to just 59 yards of offense in the first half.
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ASU without DBs Torrence, Markham brothers; DT Norman-Lott vs. Utah

Arizona State will be without defensive backs Ro Torrence, Keon Markham and Kejuan Markham as they open Pac-12 play against Utah on Saturday.
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Arizona unable to contain Cal rushing attack to open Pac-12 play with loss

Arizona was outscored 28-7 in the second half against California to open Pac-12 play with a loss on Saturday.

Arizona Business

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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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Revitalized West Valley shopping center changes ownership in $41M deal

The revitalization of Goodyear’s Canyon Trails Towne Center, nearly a casualty of the Great Recession, will continue under a new owner.
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Weekly farmers market coming to High Street in north Phoenix next month

A weekly farmers market will kick off in north Phoenix's High Street next month and will last for several months.
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Popular Phoenix pub Rosie McCaffrey's to close after 20 years

Central Phoenix bar-scene staple Rosie McCaffrey's Irish Restaurant and Pub will pull its final pints this weekend after 20 years, the owner said.
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Avondale's 4-day event celebrating founder scheduled for mid-October

A four-day event celebrating the founder of Avondale is scheduled to bring its historic downtown area to life in mid-October.

Arizona Health
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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.
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More than 2,000 Arizonans reported dead from opioid overdoses in 2021

More than 2,000 Arizonans died from opioid overdoses in 2021 as fentanyl use became more prevalent, according to state health officials.
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City of Phoenix's first public health adviser to step into role next month

The city of Phoenix announced on Monday its first public health adviser will join the team in mid-October. 
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Kevin Stone

Mesa resumes perk of lifetime medical benefits for longtime city employees

Mesa, Arizona’s third-largest city, is bringing back the perk of lifetime medical benefits for city employees who retire after at least 20 years of service.
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Griselda Zetino

15-year-old on track to become youngest nursing grad at ASU

A 15-year-old California native is set to become the youngest person to ever graduate with a nursing degree from Arizona State University.

Arizona Education

Blue Bird delivered its first electric school bus to Chinle Unified School District in Arizona, the...
Taylor Kinnerup

Navajo Nation’s largest school district gets first electric buses

The Navajo Nation has now received the first electric buses to help its largest school district become more energy and fiscally efficient.
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Gilbert High homecoming dance ends short after reports of gun on campus

The Gilbert High School homecoming dance was interrupted Saturday evening after police received reports of a possible firearm on campus.
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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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Ceremony and controversy await Harris during visit to Asia

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attending funerals on behalf of the United States is normally a straightforward assignment for a vice president, but Kamala Harris will confront controversy at nearly every turn as she visits Asia for the memorial honoring former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. American allies are seeking clarity after mixed messages over whether President […]
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Democrats in Florida seek to win over Latinos on gun control

MIAMI (AP) — Annette Taddeo walked to a podium overlooking Miami’s Biscayne Bay and described to her audience how she had fled terrorism as a teenager in Colombia and now feared for the safety of her 16-year-old daughter at an American public school. A blue and bright orange bus behind the Democratic congressional candidate carried […]
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Prosecutors to begin Florida school shooter trial rebuttal

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors in the penalty trial of Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz will begin their rebuttal case Tuesday, challenging his attorneys’ contention that he murdered 17 people because his birth mother abused alcohol during pregnancy, a condition they say went untreated. Prosecutor Mike Satz’s team is expected to call experts who […]
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Florida monitors a growing Tropical Storm Ian in Caribbean

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities and residents in Florida were keeping a cautious eye on Tropical Storm Ian as it rumbled through the Caribbean on Sunday, expected to continue gaining strength and become a major hurricane in the coming days on a forecast track toward the state. Gov. Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency […]
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Today in History: September 25, Sandra Day O'Connor sworn in

Today in History Today is Sunday, Sept. 25, the 268th day of 2022. There are 97 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 25, 1957, nine Black students who’d been forced to withdraw from Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, because of unruly white crowds were escorted to class by […]
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South Korea says North Korea test-fired missile toward sea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile Sunday toward its eastern seas, extending a provocative streak in weapons testing as a U.S. aircraft carrier visits South Korea for joint military exercises in response to the North’s growing nuclear threat. South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said the missile launched from […]
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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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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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Kim Komando

These are the best apps to convert old photos and negatives to digital

When it comes to old photos you have, you don’t need to pay an expensive digitizing service or buy a scanner. An app can get the job done.

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Children’s Cancer Network celebrates cancer-fighting superheroes, raises funds during September's Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Jace Hyduchak was like most other kids in his kindergarten class: He loved to play basketball, dress up like his favorite superheroes and jump as high as his pint-sized body would take him on his backyard trampoline.
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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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Day & Night Air Conditioning, Heating and Plumbing

Here are 4 signs the HVAC unit needs to be replaced

Pool renovations and kitchen upgrades may seem enticing, but at the forefront of these investments arguably should be what residents use the most. In a state where summertime is sweltering, access to a functioning HVAC unit can be critical.
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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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Sanderson Ford

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.
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Mayo Clinic Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

Why your student-athlete’s physical should be conducted by a sports medicine specialist

Dr. Anastasi from Mayo Clinic Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in Tempe answers some of the most common questions.