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Aviation Department launches child care scholarship for airport workers

The Aviation Department launched the City of Phoenix Airport Worker Child Care Scholarship Program to promote an added benefit for workers.
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City of Tempe introduces tools to aid response to homelessness

The City of Tempe has developed new tools to those experiencing homelessness and other community members, according to a press release.
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Suspect arrested in Phoenix after month-long vehicle theft investigation

A suspect in a month-long vehicle theft investigation was arrested in Phoenix last week, the Arizona Department of Public Safety announced.
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Sunset Cyclery relocates to Anthem with grand opening set for late August

A retail bike shop in metro Phoenix relocated to an expanded storefront in Anthem last month, with a larger capacity for inventory and repairs.
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What police and car dealers recommend to deter catalytic converter theft

The National Insurance Crime Bureau reports that the number of catalytic converter theft claims to insurance companies jumped from 3,389 in 2019 to 14,433 in 2020 – a 325% increase.
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Weekend wrap-up: Here are the biggest Arizona stories from Aug. 5-7

Here are some of the biggest stories that headlined the Arizona news cycle over the weekend.

Arizona Health

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Arizona health official: Fully vaccinated are 10 times less likely to die from COVID

Amid a highly-contagious subvariant of COVID-19 becoming the dominant strain in Arizona, the state's health department said recent data showed fully vaccinated individuals were 10 times less likely to die from the virus.
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Phoenix homeless shelter fighting outbreak of COVID-19

The Downtown Medical Respite Center run by local nonprofit Circle the City is springing into action to combat an outbreak of COVID-19.
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City of Glendale to host Dementia Awareness Day in August

In honor of Glendale joining a national dementia-friendly program last August, the West Valley city will host Dementia Awareness Day next month.
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ACA allocates $100M in broadband grants to 20 awardees in rural and urban Arizona

The Arizona Commerce Authority announced earlier this month the allocation of $100 million in broadband grants to 20 awardees in rural and urban Arizona to increase connections for underserved areas. 
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10 Arizona counties, including Maricopa, have high COVID-19 community levels

Ten of Arizona's 15 counties now have high COVID-19 community levels, the state's health department said Friday. 
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Highly transmissible COVID subvariant makes up more than half of Arizona's new cases

A highly transmissible new COVID-19 subvariant now makes up more than half of Arizona’s new cases, according to the state health department.

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D-backs recall RHP Edwin Uceta from Triple-A Reno, place LHP Kyle Nelson on IL

The D-backs on Monday placed LHP Kyle Nelson on the 15-day injured list and recalled RHP Edwin Uceta from Triple-A Reno.
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Herm Edwards to announce Arizona State Sun Devils starting QB ‘shortly’

Herm Edwards is playing it close to the vest when it comes to officially naming which QB will be under center when ASU hosts NAU in Week 1.
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Diana Taurasi out for season, Phoenix Mercury ink Yvonne Turner

The Mercury announced that Diana Taurasi will miss the rest of the season with a quad strain. The team inked Yvonne Turner.
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Report: Kevin Durant tells Nets owner to pick him or coach, GM

Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant reportedly met with team owner Joe Tsai in London on Saturday and reiterated his trade request.
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Top-heavy Pac-12 places 3 in 2022 preseason USA Today Coaches’ Poll

The Pac-12 placed three teams in the top-15: Utah, Oregon and USC. Only two more teams earned any points, however.
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Lawson Crouse, Arizona Coyotes agree to 5-year extension

Agreeing to an extension before an arbitration on Monday, Coyotes forward Lawson Crouse will make $4.3 million on average each year.

Arizona Business

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Sunset Cyclery relocates to Anthem with grand opening set for late August

A retail bike shop in metro Phoenix relocated to an expanded storefront in Anthem last month, with a larger capacity for inventory and repairs.
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Applications for US jobless claims up again last week

More Americans applied for jobless benefits last week as the number of unemployed continues to rise modestly.
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Developers break ground on industrial park along Glendale’s Loop 303 corridor

Ground was broken on Monday for an industrial park in the West Valley to offer businesses space for manufacturing and supply chain needs.
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Developer buys land to build rental homes near microchip facility in Phoenix

A developer announced Monday the purchase of land to build hundreds of rental homes near a microchip facility under construction in north Phoenix.
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Scottsdale police to conduct mass casualty event training in Old Town

Police will conduct a mass casualty event training closed to the public at a nightclub in Old Town Scottsdale Wednesday night, authorities said.
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Work starts on another industrial park near Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport

More warehouse space is on its way to southeast Mesa after developers broke ground Tuesday on a three-building industrial park project.

United States

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Viral video of Mississippi arrest sparks investigation

JACKSON, Miss (AP) — An incident involving a white Mississippi Highway Patrol officer and three Black men is under investigation after a viral video showed the officer putting a handcuffed man into a chokehold and wrestling him into a ditch. The video, captured on Friday in McComb by a man named Packer Lewis, sparked outrage […]
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Cambodian ambassador: Looted artworks are 'souls' of culture

NEW YORK (AP) — Cambodia’s ambassador to the United States said Monday that the transfer of 30 antiquities by U.S. law enforcement authorities to his country was a return of the “souls of our culture.” Ambassador Keo Chhea spoke at a ceremony where a 10th Century sculpture, “Skanda on a Peacock,” was among several works […]
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Nebraska won't hold special legislative session on abortion

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts announced Monday that he will not call a special legislative session to try to enact a 12-week abortion ban because the measure doesn’t have enough votes to break a filibuster. Ricketts — a Republican who has said he wants to ban all abortions, even in cases of […]
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Testimony ends in deadly motorcycle crash trial

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A 2019 collision that killed seven members of a Marine motorcycle club would’ve happened even if the truck was in the middle of its lane because the lead biker was “headed in that direction,” a crash reconstruction expert said Monday on the final day of testimony in the truck driver’s trial. […]
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In Michigan, election denial probe looms over critical races

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Matthew DePerno made his political reputation on loudly and repeatedly questioning the 2020 presidential election results. It gained him the fervor of Republican delegates and the endorsement of Donald Trump in his bid for attorney general. But now the political novice is accused of helping obtain improper access to voting machines […]
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Major test of first possible Lyme vaccine in 20 years begins

DUNCANSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Researchers are seeking thousands of volunteers in the U.S. and Europe to test the first potential vaccine against Lyme disease in 20 years — in hopes of better fighting the tick-borne threat. Lyme is a growing problem, with cases rising and warming weather helping ticks expand their habitat. While a vaccine […]

Arizona Education

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Tom Horne leads GOP nomination for Arizona school superintendent

Tom Horne is the leading Republican candidate for Arizona's Superintendent of Public Instruction as results continue to trickle in Wednesday morning.
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Shiry Sapir, GOP candidate for public schools chief, says education financing needs overhaul

Shiry Sapir, a Republican candidate for Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction, said Monday the state's education system is failing and funding formulas need to be overhauled from scratch.
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Arizona school systems still among worst in US, per WalletHub

A personal finance website's annual ranking of school systems still has Arizona being among the worst in the U.S.
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Change these settings on your televisions to reduce eye strain

Here are a few tips to minimize eye strain, neck strain and eye fatigue when you're relaxing and watching television.
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Here are 10 tech company customer service phone numbers

When you need tech help, always find contact info on the company’s official website. That isn’t always easy but this phone list should help.
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How to check if your vehicle is one of millions on a recall list

Here's how you can go online to find out if your vehicle is subject to a recall and get email notifications of future recalls.

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Great news: Children under 5 can now get COVID-19 vaccine

After more than two years of battle with an invisible killer, we can now vaccinate the youngest among us against COVID-19. This is great news.
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