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Maricopa County saw record number of heat-associated deaths in 2021

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A new survey found that 47% of 8th graders have never heard of fentanyl. Have you talked with your kids about the dangers of fentanyl?

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Rollover truck crash shuts down Loop 303 near I-17 in Peoria for hours

A big rig rollover shut down part of a West Valley freeway for hours Thursday morning, state transportation officials said.
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Griselda Zetino

NAU, community colleges partner to launch Arizona Attainment Alliance

NAU is partnering with all 10 community college districts across the state to meet what they view as one of the biggest challenges in Arizona: low college-attendance rates and attainment.
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Kevin Stone

Prop 132 would require 60% supermajority to pass Arizona ballot measures that add tax

Prop 132 asks voters if ballot measures that enact a tax should require a supermajority of at least 60% to pass instead of the current 50% threshold.
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City of Peoria receives International Economic Development award

The city of Peoria was presented with an Excellence in Economic Development award from the International Economic Development Council.
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Here are the shows set for Valley's biggest concert stages

Here are all the headline acts set to perform at the Phoenix area's large-scale concert venues in the coming months.
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Musk says he wants Twitter again and will pay $44B price

Elon Musk wants Twitter again — and Twitter is game. The billionaire Tesla CEO has proposed to buy the company at the originally agreed-on price of $44 billion, bringing the tumultuous, monthslong saga another step closer to a conclusion. Musk made the surprising turnaround not on Twitter, as has been his custom, but in a […]

Arizona Votes

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Kevin Stone

Prop 132 would require 60% supermajority to pass Arizona ballot measures that add tax

Prop 132 asks voters if ballot measures that enact a tax should require a supermajority of at least 60% to pass instead of the current 50% threshold.
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Kevin Stone

Kari Lake, Arizona's GOP candidate for governor, says abortion should be rare but not illegal

Kari Lake, the Republican candidate for governor in Arizona, said Tuesday she would like abortions to be rare and safe, but not illegal.
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Arizona Democrats Mark Kelly, Katie Hobbs face different prospects in crucial races

Fortunes appear to have flipped for the Democrats Mark Kelly and Katie Hobbs as the midterm campaign enters the home stretch.
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Taylor Tasler

Prop 131 would change the line of succession to the governor’s seat

Voters will see 10 statewide ballot initiatives this November, including a potential change to the line of succession for the governor's seat. 
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Watch: Arizona state treasurer candidates Kimberly Yee, Martin Quezada debate

State treasurer candidates for Arizona Kimberly Yee and Martin Quezada faced off in a debate Monday night.
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Why Arizona voters might not be as polarized as they seem

Arizona voters aren’t as divided as it seems, but it will take work to make politics reflect that reality, according to the Deseret Elevate panel.

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Emotion of facing Eagles for 1st time hasn’t hit Cardinals’ Zach Ertz just yet

With the Eagles coming to town on Sunday, Arizona Cardinals tight end Zach Ertz can check a couple more boxes off his NFL to-do list.
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Arizona Sports

Eagles-Cardinals injury report: Trayvon Mullen, Rondale Moore limited

Arizona Cardinals cornerback Trayvon Mullen (hamstring) and wide receiver Rondale Moore (knee) were both limited in practice on Thursday.
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Kicker problems: Cardinals’ Matt Prater, Eagles’ Jake Elliott reportedly out

Arizona Cardinals kicker Matt Prater will miss the team's game against the Philadelphia Eagles due to a hip injury he pushed through Sunday.
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Le’Veon Bell joins Jake Paul-Anderson Silva card in Arizona

Former running back Le'Veon Bell will box MMA fighter Uriah Hall on the pay-per-view event headlined by Jake Paul and Anderson Silva.
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Cardinals’ Will Hernandez talks ejection, took shot on teammate personally

Arizona Cardinals right guard Will Hernandez said he'd never been ejected or even fined in his NFL career before Week 4. 
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Arizona Sports

Behind Enemy Lines: Jalen Hurts not overlooking Cardinals after Eagles media did

Philadelphia reporters peppered quarterback Jalen Hurts with questions before he admonished them for not asking about the Cardinals.

Arizona Business

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Griselda Zetino

New air traffic control tower is big part of Mesa Gateway Airport's future growth plan

The new air traffic control tower at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport has been operating for more than a month now, replacing one that dated back more than half a century.
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Goodyear announces plans to create downtown area called GSQ

The city of Goodyear and Globe Corporation announced plans last week to develop a mixed-used, walkable downtown area called GSQ.
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Alex Weiner

Vertical farm opens in Avondale to boost sustainable food production

A new vertical farm in the Avondale 107th Industrial Park opened last week with the goal of sustainably producing pesticide-free food. 
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Arizona announces $85M settlement with Google over user data

Arizona AG Mark Brnovich said his office reached an $85 million settlement with Google to resolve a lawsuit that accused the tech company of “surreptitiously” obtaining user data to sell advertisements.
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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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Kevin Stone

Kari Lake, Arizona's GOP candidate for governor, says abortion should be rare but not illegal

Kari Lake, the Republican candidate for governor in Arizona, said Tuesday she would like abortions to be rare and safe, but not illegal.
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Arizona clinic has workaround for abortion pill ban

PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix abortion clinic has come up with a way for patients who can end their pregnancy using a pill to get the medication quickly without running afoul of a resurrected Arizona law that bans most abortions. Under the arrangement that began Monday, patients will have an ultrasound in Arizona, get a […]
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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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Balin Overstolz McNair

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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KTAR.com

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.

Arizona Education

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Alex Weiner

Arizona Department of Education allocates $1M for classroom resources

The Arizona Department of Education will allocate $1 million in federal COVID-19 relief funds for classroom resources.
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KTAR.com

Salt River Project offers grants of up to $5,000 for Arizona schools

Teachers across Arizona can now apply for funding to enhance learning in the classroom through a Salt River Project educational program.
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Griselda Zetino

Arizona program that pays for students to become teachers gets an extra $15 million

More money is going to the state program that gives scholarships to students studying to become teachers in Arizona after demand exceeded available funding this year.  

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Judy Tenuta, brash 'Goddess of Love' comedian, dies at 65

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Judy Tenuta, a brash standup who cheekily styled herself as the “Goddess of Love” and toured with George Carlin as she built her career in the 1980s golden age of comedy, died Thursday. She was 65. Tenuta died Thursday afternoon at home in Los Angeles, with her family around her, publicist […]
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Lawyer: Pitt will keep responses to abuse account in court

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brad Pitt’s lawyer said Thursday that he will continue to respond in court to allegations from ex-wife Angelina Jolie that he abused her and choked one of their children on a flight in 2016, saying he has taken responsibility for his actual actions but not aspects of her story that are […]
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Republican nominee pivots to crime in Kansas governor's race

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Republican candidate for Kansas governor is pivoting from education to crime as a focus in the final weeks of the campaign, portraying the Democratic incumbent as anti-police because she created a commission on policing and racial justice in response to the state’s protests following the death of George Floyd in […]
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Mississippi city with water woes also faces trash trouble

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi’s capital city is still grappling with a troubled water system, and it could soon see garbage piling up outside homes and businesses. Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba announced Thursday garbage collection will cease after Saturday unless the city starts paying a company that has been doing the work without compensation […]
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Cross country coaches on leave after sex assault allegations

HUNTINGTON, Ind. (AP) — A northeastern Indiana university placed its women’s cross country head coach and an assistant on leave Thursday after two former runners claimed in a federal lawsuit they were doped and sexually assaulted. Huntington University, a private, Christian liberal arts university, said it placed head coach Lauren Johnson and assistant coach Curtis […]
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2 Arkansas deputies filmed in violent arrest fired from jobs

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Two Arkansas deputies who were caught on video violently arresting a suspect outside a convenience store in August have been fired, Crawford County Sheriff Jimmy Damante said Thursday. Damante told Fort Smith television station KHBS that deputies Levi White and Zachary King had been fired but did not elaborate on […]
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Arizona Technology

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Kim Komando

Chrome is a safe browser but here's how to make it safer

Google Chrome is far and away the world’s most popular browser. Here's how you can make it better for your personal use.
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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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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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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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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.