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Arizona Senate's privilege argument rejected by appeals court

A state appeals court says legislative privilege does not broadly protect the Arizona Senate from having to release hundreds of public records related to the review of the 2020 election.
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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.
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Man gets 9 years in prison for helping move body in 2014 ax killing

A judge gave a nine-year prison sentence Friday to a man for convictions for helping move a dead body in the 2014 death of an Arizona man.
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Police investigate fatal vehicle collision with pedestrian in Phoenix

A vehicle collided with a pedestrian leaving one man dead on Friday in Phoenix, authorities said. .
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Phoenix police involved in fatal shooting Saturday morning

A man is dead after police officers were involved in a shooting in Phoenix Saturday morning, authorities said.
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Silver Alert cancelled for 89-year-old man last seen in Surprise

A Silver Alert was cancelled Saturday for a man who was last seen in Surprise, authorities said. 

Arizona Health

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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.
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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.
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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.
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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 expert warns that omicron poses serious threat despite being 'milder'

The omicron variant may be causing a smaller percentage of serious illnesses than previous versions of COVID-19, but it still poses a serious threat, an Arizona medical expert warned.

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Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Brandon Powell (19) is tackled by San Francisco 49ers linebacker Cur...
Arizona Sports

Rams-49ers matchup in All-NFC West conference championship game

The Los Angeles Rams and San Francisco 49ers will meet in the first NFC West-only conference championship game since the 2013 season. 
Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet (23) drives around Phoenix Suns centre Deandre Ayton (22) durin...
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Suns’ Deandre Ayton doubtful, Jae Crowder out for matchup with Jazz

Suns center Deandre Ayton is listed as doubtful with a right ankle sprain for Monday's matchup against the Utah Jazz.
Los Angeles Rams players, including wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (3), long snapper Matthew Orzec...
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Rams head to NFC title game with walk-off win over Buccaneers

Matthew Stafford threw for 366 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Rams to a 30-27 divisional playoff victory over Buccaneers.
Arizona guard Dalen Terry (4) shoots a 3-pointer over California forward Grant Anticevich (15) duri...
Arizona Sports

No. 3 Arizona Wildcats defeat Cal on road; win 5th straight game

The Arizona Wildcats extended their winning streak to five games on Sunday after defeating California 96-71 on the road. 
Penny Taylor #13 of the Phoenix Mercury lays up a shot past  Jantel Lavender #42 of the Los Angeles...
Alex Weiner

Former Mercury forward Penny Taylor named Hall of Fame finalist

Penny Taylor, who played for the Phoenix Mercury for 10 seasons, was named a finalist for the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame this week.
Devin Booker #1 of the Phoenix Suns drives the ball past Mike Conley #10 of the Utah Jazz during th...
Kellan Olson

Phoenix Suns meet Utah Jazz for 1st time with back-to-back matchups

Even with injuries on both sides, the first matchups between the Phoenix Suns and Utah Jazz will provide high-level basketball.

Arizona Business

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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.
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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

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.
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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.
Kevin Stone

Another company involved in semiconductor production comes to Phoenix

Sunlit, a Taiwanese company that supplies chemicals used in the production of semiconductors, broke ground on its first U.S. manufacturing facility in north Phoenix on Thursday.

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Hanif Abdurraqib, Tom Lin receive Carnegie literary awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Receiving a literary prize from the American Library Association is a kind of homecoming for the essayist-poet Hanif Abdurraqib. “When I was young, I treated the library as a place to pass time, to get lost in books that I could have otherwise not afforded to own, music that I could […]
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Virginia's new AG removes 2 lawyers at public universities

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s new Republican attorney general has fired lawyers for two large public universities, his office said, marking more significant changes by Jason Miyares while ascending to his new job. Tim Heaphy, counsel for the University of Virginia, and George Mason University counsel Brian Walther have been let go, Miyares spokeswoman Victoria […]
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Gonzaga suspends Stockton's season tickets over mask rule

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Gonzaga has suspended John Stockton’s basketball season tickets after the Hall of Fame point guard refused to comply with the university’s mask mandate. Stockton, one of Gonzaga’s most prominent alums, confirmed the move in a Saturday interview with The Spokesman-Review. “Basically, it came down to, they were asking me to wear […]
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Gloria and Emilio Estefan mural unveiled in Miami

MIAMI (AP) — A new mural honoring Gloria and Emilio Estefan has been unveiled in Miami’s Little Havana. Local artist Disem305 painted the giant mural depicting the power couple of Latin pop in the 1980s when they came out with smash hits such as “Conga” and “Rhythm is Gonna Get You.” The artwork was unveiled […]
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Blind man who rescued 5 after Oklahoma City bombing dies

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Raymond Washburn, a blind man who was credited with helping rescue five people from the rubble of the Alfred P. Murrah federal building following the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing, has died. He was 75. Washburn died on Jan. 16 at his home in Oklahoma City, and funeral services were held for […]
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Chicago girl, 8, dies after being struck by stray bullet

CHICAGO (AP) — An 8-year-old Chicago girl who was walking with her mother when she was shot in the head and killed by a gunman targeting someone else on the city’s Southwest Side has been identified. The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified the victim Sunday as Melissa Ortega of Chicago. A police report said […]

Arizona Education

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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.
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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.
Danny Shapiro

Arizona schools chief Hoffman urges Legislature to act on spending limit measure

Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman is worried politics and a noncommittal Legislature could jeopardize over $1.1 billion in school funding due to a 40-year-old spending limit.

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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HVAC upkeep in Arizona saves money, keeps families prepared in the long run

Does your air conditioner make weird noises or a burning smell when it starts? If so, you may be due for an AC unit replacement.
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This is the best year to get your MBA

Getting a master’s degree is a major commitment of time, energy, and money, so returning to school — even if you’re thinking about a part-time program that allows you to keep working — is one of the biggest decisions of your career.
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Thyroid issues: Here are the warning signs and what to do

In a 100-person office in the United States, an estimated 12 co-workers, employees and loved ones, will likely develop a thyroid condition during their lifetime. That’s because, according to the American Thyroid Association, more than 12% of the U.S. population will experience thyroid issues.
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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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Annuity basics: how to retire with a guaranteed paycheck for life

Does the thought of retirement fill you with stress or with happiness? Everyone wants to spend their retirement in a way that brings them the most joy, whether that’s traveling the world or spending extra time at home with grandkids.
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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?