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Kevin Stone

Phoenix police staffing issues persist for variety of reasons, union leader says

The president of the Phoenix Law Enforcement Association said Monday that money isn't the only reason the city is struggling with police staffing issues.
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Music legend Bob Dylan to bring Never Ending Tour back to Phoenix in March

Music icon Bob Dylan returns to metro Phoenix in March, his Never Ending Tour hitting the road after nearly a two-year break because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Arizona percent positive for COVID-19 testing remains at record level

Percent positivity for COVID-19 testing, a key indicator of how much the virus is spreading in the community, remains at a pandemic-high level in Arizona.
Griselda Zetino

Arizona State Board of Education to vote on rule changes for substitute teachers

The Arizona State Board of Education on Monday will consider changes that are meant to make it easier to get more substitute teachers in the classroom.
Taylor Tasler

Scottsdale Police Department working to combat human trafficking in the state

A Valley police department is working to combat the issue of human trafficking in the state with Arizona having the 13th highest rate for cases reported in the nation.
KTAR.com

Downtown Glendale live music series returns in February, will run through end of March

Glendale's free live music series is set to return in February and will feature local artists at Murphy Park each weekend through the end of March.

Arizona Health

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Arizona percent positive for COVID-19 testing remains at record level

Percent positivity for COVID-19 testing, a key indicator of how much the virus is spreading in the community, remains at a pandemic-high level in Arizona.
Associated Press

Large drive-thru COVID testing site opens in Pima County

Its testing capacity stretched by the increase in COVID-19 cases due to the omicron wave, Pima County is opening a large new drive-thru testing site with help from the federal government.
Associated Press

Arizona Gov. Ducey suing Biden administration over threats to pull COVID relief money

Arizona's Doug Ducey filed a lawsuit Friday against the Biden administration over its threats to pull COVID relief money if the Republican governor continues to use the funds for an education grant program that can only go to schools without mask mandates.
KTAR.com

Number of Arizona inpatients with COVID up by nearly 50% since end of 2021

The number of Arizona inpatients with COVID-19 has climbed by nearly 50% since the end of 2021, but coronavirus-related ICU use has been relatively stable, according to data released Friday.
Griselda Zetino

ASU program provides Maryvale students with free high-speed internet access

An Arizona State University initiative is stepping in to help students of a west Phoenix community by providing free high-speed internet to families.
Associated Press

U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva of Arizona announces 2nd COVID-19 infection

U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva has contracted COVID-19 for the second time, saying Thursday he has minor symptoms.

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Arizona State guard Marreon Jackson (3) drives to the basket past Southern California forward Kobe ...
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ASU basketball falls to No. 15 USC after one-sided second half

Marreon Jackson scored 21 points, but Arizona State fell to No. 15 Southern California 78-56 on the road Monday night.
Phoenix Suns guard Chris Paul (3) looks to pass as Utah Jazz guard Trent Forrest (3) defends during...
Kellan Olson

Chris Paul, Devin Booker lead Suns past shorthanded Jazz

The Suns do not want to get into the habit of needing heroics from Devin Booker and Chris Paul to win them games but they did Monday.
Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker (1) drives against the Utah Jazz during the first half of an NBA ba...
Arizona Sports

Devin Booker’s hot start fuels Suns in victory against Jazz

Devin Booker scored 33 points through three quarters and Phoenix Suns took care of the Utah Jazz on Monday.
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Alex Weiner

Vanessa Nygaard’s ‘unconventional’ path to Mercury head coaching job

The Phoenix Mercury named Vanessa Nygaard, someone with coaching experience at different levels, their newest head coach on Monday.
Major League Baseball deputy commissioner Dan Halem, center, arrives for a meeting in New York, Mon...
Associated Press

MLB negotiators meet in person for 1st time since Dec 1

Locked-out MLB players withdrew a proposal for more liberalized free agency and lowered their proposed decrease in revenue sharing Monday.
Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet (23) drives around Phoenix Suns centre Deandre Ayton (22) durin...
Arizona Sports

Suns’ Deandre Ayton, Jae Crowder, Cam Payne out vs. Jazz

The Suns will be missing multiple contributors in Deandre Ayton, Jae Crowder and Cam Payne in Monday's home matchup vs. the Jazz.

Arizona Business

KTAR.com

Here are employers who are hiring in metro Phoenix

With businesses opening to full capacity and looking to rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic, employers in metro Phoenix and Arizona are looking to hire. Here's the list of employers looking for workers.
KTAR.com

Mesa receives $920K for 5-mile streetcar route development

The city of Mesa has received a $920,000 grant to manage the planning of a 5-mile streetcar route that would connect four activity centers within the municipality.
KTAR.com

StretchLab to open 5th Arizona studio in Paradise Valley at the end of January

A studio that works to incorporate mobility and flexibility into one's fitness routine is opening a new location in the East Valley at the end of this month.
KTAR.com

Phoenix wins $1M in Global Mayors Challenge for mobile career unit

Phoenix is $1 million richer after winning a worldwide mayors' challenge focused on urban innovations.
Danny Shapiro

Only a matter of time until Arizona gas prices average $4 a gallon, analyst says

It's only a matter of months before most Arizona drivers are paying $4 a gallon for gas, according to an oil industry expert.
KTAR.com

Phoenix Mexican restaurant No. 1 on Yelp top 100 for 2022; 4 more Valley spots make list

A Phoenix Mexican restaurant claimed the top spot for Yelp's best restaurant in the country for 2022 as reviewed by the company's users, with four other Valley places also making the list.

United States

Associated Press

New Mexico may tax tickets to space on Virgin Galactic

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Pity the poor space flight passenger: Flying up up and away from Earth could get even more expensive as New Mexico lawmakers consider taxing the tickets on Virgin Galactic. A bipartisan bill introduced in the state Legislature seeks to close a loophole that excluded spaceflight passenger tickets from gross receipts […]
Associated Press

Florida senator fights back over nude images stolen from her

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — State Sen. Lauren Book often has told the story about how she was sexually abused by her nanny for six years when she was a child. She channeled the pain into a lifetime of helping other abuse survivors. Now after years of working hard to heal herself and restore her life […]
Associated Press

Ukraine urges calm, saying Russian invasion not imminent

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s leaders sought to reassure the nation that a feared invasion from neighboring Russia was not imminent, even as they acknowledged the threat is real and prepared to accept a shipment of American military equipment Tuesday to shore up their defenses. Russia has denied it is planning an assault, but it […]
Associated Press

Taliban talks in Oslo enter last day with bilateral format

OSLO, Norway (AP) — The last day of talks between the Taliban and western diplomats has begun in Oslo with a bilateral meeting with Norwegian government officials focused largely on the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan. The three-day talks opened on Sunday with talks between the Taliban and members of Afghan civil society, followed on Monday […]
Associated Press

Jury selection starting in Nashville Waffle House shooting

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jury selection is set to begin Tuesday in the murder trial of a man who killed four people at a Nashville Waffle House with an assault-style rifle in April 2018 and then led police on a two-day manhunt. Police said Travis Reinking, 32, was naked save for a green jacket when […]
Associated Press

California redwood forest returned to native tribal group

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The descendants of Native American tribes on the Northern California coast are reclaiming a bit of their heritage that includes ancient redwoods that have stood since their ancestors walked the land. Save the Redwoods League planned to announce Tuesday that it is transferring more than 500 acres (202 hectares) on the […]

Arizona Education

Griselda Zetino

Arizona State Board of Education to vote on rule changes for substitute teachers

The Arizona State Board of Education on Monday will consider changes that are meant to make it easier to get more substitute teachers in the classroom.
Associated Press

Arizona Gov. Ducey suing Biden administration over threats to pull COVID relief money

Arizona's Doug Ducey filed a lawsuit Friday against the Biden administration over its threats to pull COVID relief money if the Republican governor continues to use the funds for an education grant program that can only go to schools without mask mandates.
KTAR.com

ASU Thunderbird School aims for 100M students by 2030 with free program

Aided by a donation of $25 million, Arizona State University announced ambitious plans Thursday to add 100 million students in eight years with the upcoming launch of a free global learning initiative.

Arizona Technology

Kim Komando

5 genius hacks to do on your tech before it's February

It’s a new year, and we’re busy setting goals and making resolutions. One of mine is to spend at least an hour outside every day. Of course, I still have work to do, and much of that happens via email. I started 2022 by cleaning up my inbox. Tap or click for the steps I […]
KTAR.com

Phoenix wins $1M in Global Mayors Challenge for mobile career unit

Phoenix is $1 million richer after winning a worldwide mayors' challenge focused on urban innovations.
Kim Komando

Here are 10 ways to lock down those new gadgets

Ah, a shiny new tech toy. In the eyes of a hacker, that’s a great way into your home’s network. Most people don’t realize how important it is to properly secure your internet connection and router from snoops, hackers, and moochers.

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This is the best year to get your MBA

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Thyroid issues: Here are the warning signs and what to do

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The most memorable games in Arizona sports history every fan needs to know

Sports teams in Arizona have seen their fair share of instant classic games, but there's a few that every fan needs to know.
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Gain insights on next year’s trends at 58th Annual Economic Forecast Luncheon

Employment is recovering from the severe contraction induced by the pandemic, but it is still way below levels at the start of 2020. Can it fully recover in the coming year?