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Yuma hospital receives aid from Air Force team to care for COVID patients

A 15-member Air Force medical augmentation team is helping with staff shortages amid increasing numbers of COVID-19 patients at Yuma Regional Medical Center.
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Phoenix saw 9.7% inflation last year, outstripping national rate of 7%

Consumer prices rose by an average of 7% in U.S. cities last year, the steepest rise in decades, and they grew even faster in the Phoenix metro area, according to new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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Arizona Sen. Kelly Townsend announces bid for state congressional seat

State Sen. Kelly Townsend announced Monday she will run for Congress to represent southern Arizona.
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Chances of light rain in Phoenix on Tuesday, followed by higher than normal temps

A weather system passing the Valley may bring chances of light rain and showers on Tuesday, officials said.
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Street Eats Food Truck Festival heads to Salt River Fields in early February

Arizona foodies, get your calendars set for Feb. 5-6 when the Street Eats Food Truck Festival makes its way to Salt River Fields.
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Arizona Department of Public Safety search for missing 37-year-old woman

The Arizona Department of Public Safety on Sunday released information regarding a woman from Phoenix who'd been missing since the early morning and potentially requires medical attention.

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Associated Press

Yuma hospital receives aid from Air Force team to care for COVID patients

A 15-member Air Force medical augmentation team is helping with staff shortages amid increasing numbers of COVID-19 patients at Yuma Regional Medical Center.
Associated Press

Arizona Gov. Ducey's $14.2 billion budget proposal includes tax credits, border funding

Gov. Doug Ducey on Friday proposed a tax credit for Arizona's working poor, the first time in his eight years of pushing tax cuts that he pitched a benefit targeted at the lowest-income taxpayers.
Danny Shapiro

Over 1,000 Arizona high school sports games canceled this week due to COVID-19

Over 1,000 Arizona high school sports games have been canceled this week due to the omicron spread of COVID-19, the commissioner of officials for the Arizona Interscholastic Association said Friday.
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Biden administration threatens Arizona COVID funding over school mask policies

The Biden administration is threatening to recoup COVID-19 relief funds sent to Arizona over state provisions that it says discourage families and school districts from following federal guidance recommending face masks.
KTAR.com

Arizona COVID hospitalizations, deaths aren't surging despite record caseloads

The omicron variant has pushed COVID-19 caseloads to record levels in Arizona, but hospitalizations and deaths haven’t seen a similar surge.
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Arizona becomes 11th state to report more than 25,000 COVID deaths

Arizona on Thursday became the 11th state to record more than 25,000 deaths from COVID-19 over the course of the pandemic.

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Cardinals safety Budda Baker gives health update from hospital bed

Arizona Cardinals safety Budda Baker provided an update on his health from a hospital bed via Instagram on Tuesday morning.
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Arizona Cardinals to select No. 23 overall in 2022 NFL Draft

The Arizona Cardinals will be selecting No. 23 overall in the 2022 NFL Draft after the team's 34-11 Wild Card loss to the Los Angeles Rams.
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Wills Rice

Cardinals’ Kliff Kingsbury closes season with another poor finish

Cardinals HC Kliff Kingsbury's end of the year struggles are well documented, but Monday's loss closed another abysmal finish to the season.
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8th grader maintained school activities through virtual COVID-19 setting

Life in school has been wildly different for children during the COVID-19 pandemic. It didn't stop Hanna Macias during her eighth-grade year.
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Tyler Drake

Cardinals’ season a ‘massive failure’ in eyes of J.J. Watt, Kyler Murray

The once promising Cardinals season came to an unceremonious end on Monday, along with it any and all of the good feelings left from 2021.
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Kliff Kingsbury: Struggles in 2nd half of seasons ‘definitely a priority’ to fix

Arizona Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury has seen one of his football teams melt down in the second half of the season yet again.

Arizona Business

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Phoenix saw 9.7% inflation last year, outstripping national rate of 7%

Consumer prices rose by an average of 7% in U.S. cities last year, the steepest rise in decades, and they grew even faster in the Phoenix metro area, according to new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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Man arrested for allegedly shooting teen fast-food worker in Phoenix

A man was arrested Friday evening for allegedly shooting a 16-year-old fast-food restaurant worker in the head after an altercation in Phoenix on Thursday night, authorities said. 
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Financial guidance company NerdWallet announces expansion into Scottsdale

Financial guidance company NerdWallet announced Thursday it would be opening an office in Scottsdale at the Lincoln Towne Center.
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Arizona Gov. Ducey's $14.2 billion budget proposal includes tax credits, border funding

Gov. Doug Ducey on Friday proposed a tax credit for Arizona's working poor, the first time in his eight years of pushing tax cuts that he pitched a benefit targeted at the lowest-income taxpayers.
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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Liberty Market in Gilbert to close for a month to renovate the restaurant

Liberty Market in downtown Gilbert will close for a renovation beginning Jan. 24 and lasting through the end of February.

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FBI, US agencies look beyond indictments in cybercrime fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI and other federal agencies are increasingly looking to counter cyber threats through tools other than criminal indictments, the bureau’s top cyber official said in an interview with The Associated Press. Arrests and indictments of foreign cybercriminals are still appropriate in certain circumstances and something the FBI pursues “every day of […]
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Ex-Chicago officer who killed Laquan McDonald to be released

CHICAGO (AP) — The white Chicago police officer whose fatal shooting of Black teen Laquan McDonald put the city at the center of a national debate about race and law enforcement is set to be released from prison next month after serving less than half of the 81-month sentence imposed three years ago. Kahalah Clay, […]
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3 officers charged in shooting death of 8-year-old girl

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Three police officers have been charged with manslaughter and reckless endangerment after firing their weapons in the direction of a crowd of people exiting a high school football game outside of Philadelphia, killing an 8-year-old girl and injuring three people. A grand jury recommended the charges against the three Sharon Hill Police […]
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Justices suggest Boston should have flown 'Christian flag'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court justices seemed to have little doubt Tuesday that Boston was wrong to refuse to fly a banner described as a Christian flag outside City Hall. Arguments at the high court appeared to unite justices on the left and right in favor of Harold Shurtleff, a conservative activist. Shurtleff wanted to […]
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Accusers: New U of Michigan leader must change abuse culture

Two men who say they were sexually assaulted by a former sports doctor at the University of Michigan are hoping that a change in leadership with the weekend firing of President Mark Schlissel will allow the school be more accountable toward abuse victims. Keith Moree and Robert Stone told reporters Tuesday that the Ann Arbor […]
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Prosecutor: No charges in Black Kansas teen’s custody death

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas prosecutor said Tuesday that he cannot file criminal charges over the death of a Black 17-year-old who became unresponsive while being restrained following an altercation with staff at a Wichita juvenile center in September. Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett said the state’s “stand your ground” law prevents him […]

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Arizona Gov. Ducey's $14.2 billion budget proposal includes tax credits, border funding

Gov. Doug Ducey on Friday proposed a tax credit for Arizona's working poor, the first time in his eight years of pushing tax cuts that he pitched a benefit targeted at the lowest-income taxpayers.
KTAR.com

Arizonans to get over $58M from Navient student loan settlement

More than $58 million from a $1.85 billion national settlement with Navient, a student loan servicer accused of unfair and deceptive practices, is heading to Arizonans.
Kevin Stone

Ducey's voucher program if Arizona schools close classrooms is now open

The portal for qualifying Arizona families to sign up for vouchers if their schools pause in-person learning is now open, Gov. Doug Ducey announced Friday.

Arizona Technology

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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Salt River Project announces wind farm to be developed north of Flagstaff

Salt River Project announced Thursday a wind farm will be developed north of Flagstaff that will produce enough energy to power about 40,000 homes.
Kim Komando

How to find your phone when it's lost and even if battery is dead

When it comes to finding your phone, there are better ways than shouting for someone else in the house to call you.

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Day & Night Air Conditioning, Heating and Plumbing

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.
Arizona State University

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?