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UArizona preparing for new semester with COVID, monkeypox, flu threats

The University of Arizona begins its 2022-23 academic year on Monday and President Robert Robbins said the school is monitoring the prevalence of health risks such as COVID, monkeypox and the flu.
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Man pleads guilty to bribing border agent as part of human smuggling conspiracy

A man accused of bribing a border agent as part of a human smuggling operation pleaded guilty in Arizona last week, federal authorities said Monday.
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Suspect charged in carjacking, shooting at Target parking lot in Peoria

A suspect was charged Friday in the carjacking and shooting at a Target parking lot in Peoria, authorities said.
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Phoenix FBI agents find 17 human trafficking victims as part of Operation Cross Country

Phoenix-based FBI agents located 17 adult victims of human trafficking last week as part of a nationwide enforcement campaign, authorities said.
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2 killed, 5 injured when plane crashes into Lake Powell near Arizona-Utah border

Two people were killed and five others injured after a small plane crashed into Lake Powell near the Arizona-Utah border, authorities said.
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Silver Alert canceled for 64-year-old woman last seen in Phoenix

Authorities said a Silver Alert for a woman who went missing in Phoenix late last week has been canceled after she was found safe Monday.

Arizona Health

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UArizona preparing for new semester with COVID, monkeypox, flu threats

The University of Arizona begins its 2022-23 academic year on Monday and President Robert Robbins said the school is monitoring the prevalence of health risks such as COVID, monkeypox and the flu.
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Arizona diagnostic lab Sonora Quest launches monkeypox PCR test

Sonora Quest Laboratories and Quest Diagnostics announced a "one-of-a-kind" monkeypox test Arizonans can take through health care providers.
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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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Michael Bidwill looks forward to season, Cardinals’ helmets, Super Bowl LVII

Arizona Cardinals owner Michael Bidwill has a bit to look forward to in the coming season.
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Kyler Murray saw different side of football as Cardinals’ guest play caller

Kyler Murray went from good teammate to the man in charge of calling plays in the Cardinals' preseason win over the Bengals.
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D-backs’ Corbin Carroll rises to No. 1 in prospect rankings for ESPN’s McDaniel

Arizona Diamondbacks prospect Corbin Carroll's stature has grown as quickly as he's recovered from a shoulder injury.
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2022-23 NBA schedule clears Election Day of games

The NBA's schedule for the coming season will have all 30 teams playing on Nov. 7, the night before the midterm elections.
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Diamondbacks’ Bumgarner gives up 6 runs in loss to Giants

The Arizona Diamondbacks' Madison Bumgarner lasted 5.2 innings and allowed six earned runs against his former team, the San Francisco Giants.
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CFP championship games to return to Atlanta, South Florida

Atlanta and South Florida have been selected to host College Football Playoff national championship games for the second time.

Arizona Business

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Spinato's joins Footprint Center food lineup for Phoenix Suns in October

Popular Valley pizzeria Spinato's is joining the food court lineup at Footprint Center in the fall as the official pizza of the Phoenix Suns.
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White Castle to open spot in Tempe in 2023, 2nd in Arizona

Popular fast-food chain White Castle announced plans to open a restaurant in Tempe next year, its second location in Arizona.
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Phoenix VA says rat infestation at medical center could be over

The Phoenix VA Health Care System said Friday rodent activity at its medical center appears to have slowed down in the last eight days, more than two weeks after rats were found.
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Opendoor to pay $62M in fines for cheating and misleading home sellers

Online homebuyer Opendoor agreed to pay $62 million to settle claims of cheating and misleading customers, the Federal Trade Commission said.
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Beverage can manufacturer Ball Corp to close Phoenix plant

Metal-container manufacturer Ball Corp. said it is shutting down its aluminum can facility in Phoenix, citing rising costs and decreasing demand.
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Scottsdale Airport to use $5.4M grant to improve capacity issues

Scottsdale Airport will use $5.4 million in federal grant funding to improve its efficiency and capacity, officials announced. 

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Feds: 9 indicted in Mafia-led racket, including detective

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal authorities say they have busted an organized crime racket reminiscent of the Mafia’s heyday, involving illegal gambling parlors in New York City and Long Island and a police detective accused of helping to protect the lucrative schemes. Two indictments unsealed Tuesday charged nine people, including the detective, with crimes such […]
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New Orleans moves to end federal oversight of police

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans officials asked a federal judge Tuesday to end court-supervised oversight of its police department under a pact negotiated with the U.S. Justice Department a decade ago, after deadly police shootings of civilians following Hurricane Katrina cast renewed scrutiny on the scandal-plagued department. The consent decree was approved by a […]
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Wolfgang Petersen, blockbuster filmmaker of 'Das Boot,' dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Wolfgang Petersen, the German filmmaker whose World War II submarine epic “Das Boot” propelled him into a blockbuster Hollywood career that included the films “In the Line of Fire,” “Air Force One” and “The Perfect Storm,” has died. He was 81. Petersen died Friday at his home in the Los Angeles […]
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Judge rejects plea agreement in submarine secrets sale case

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Navy nuclear engineer and his wife withdrew their guilty pleas Tuesday in a case involving an alleged plot to sell secrets about American nuclear-powered warships after a federal judge rejected plea agreements that had called for specific sentencing guidelines. Jonathan and Diana Toebbe of Annapolis, Maryland, pleaded guilty in February […]
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Monkeypox can spread to pet dogs, doctors report

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials are warning people who are infected with monkeypox to stay away from household pets, since the animals could be at risk of catching the virus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for months has had the advice in place as monkeypox spreads in the U.S. But it gained […]
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North Carolina tightens rules for partisan poll watchers

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — After receiving more than a dozen reports of conduct violations by party-appointed poll watchers during the May primaries in North Carolina, the state elections board tightened regulations for precinct observers Tuesday to prevent partisan interference in the November general election. The board unanimously voted to approve temporary rules for the upcoming […]

Arizona Education

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UArizona preparing for new semester with COVID, monkeypox, flu threats

The University of Arizona begins its 2022-23 academic year on Monday and President Robert Robbins said the school is monitoring the prevalence of health risks such as COVID, monkeypox and the flu.
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Arizona school district moves to 4-day weeks to boost teacher recruitment, retention

An Arizona school district moved to four-day weeks this year in an effort to boost teacher recruitment and retention and it's working, according to one principal.
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Rep. Greg Stanton of Arizona, MCCCD announce bioscience funding

Rep. Greg Stanton and the Maricopa County Community College District announced funding for bioscience program development Monday morning.
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If your inbox is a mess, here's a surefire way to keep email in check

If you’re sick of wasting time searching endless or scrolling through your inbox, it’s time to up your email game. Every Gmail user should do this.
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Microchips bill driven by Sens. Sinema, Kelly of Arizona earns praise from business leader

Bipartisan legislation negotiated by Democratic U.S. Sens. Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly of Arizona became law Tuesday, a move commended by one of the state's top business executives.
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Kim Komando

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 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

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Why your student-athlete’s physical should be conducted by a sports medicine specialist

Dr. Anastasi from Mayo Clinic Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in Tempe answers some of the most common questions.
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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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Condor Airlines shows passion for destinations from Sky Harbor with new-look aircraft

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