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Scottsdale to celebrate Western history with weeklong series of activities, events

Scottsdale Western Week celebrates the city's rich history with a variety of activities and events, including the Parada Del Sol Historic Parade and Trail's End Festival.
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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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Pair of Interstate 10 ramps in West Valley to be closed 6 weeks for widening project

Two Interstate 10 ramps in the West Valley are set to be closed for about six weeks as part of an ongoing freeway widening project.
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Former Arizona legislator David Stringer rebuked for campaign misconduct

The Arizona judge who presides over attorney discipline matters has signed a formal reprimand of a lawyer and former state legislator for unprofessional conduct during his unsuccessful 2020 campaign for Yavapai County attorney.
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Arizona parents get probation after children killed in Tonto Creek flood

An Arizona couple whose two children and niece drowned when the family drove into a flooded wash were sentenced to probation Thursday.
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Phoenix police seeking red Porsche involved in fatal hit-and-run of bicyclist

Phoenix Police are seeking information on the owner of a red Porsche involved in the fatal hit-and-run of a bicyclist last week.

Arizona Health

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New Arizona COVID cases trending lower but hospitalizations on rise

Arizona is starting to see a downturn in the number of new COVID-19 cases, but hospitalizations are heading in the opposite direction.
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Phoenix Children's doctor: Croup becoming more common among kids with COVID-19

A doctor at Phoenix Children’s Hospital wants parents to be aware of a loud, barking-like cough known as croup that’s showing up among children infected with the omicron variant of COVID-19.
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Arizona's COVID-19 pandemic began with single case 2 years ago Wednesday

Two years ago Wednesday, Arizona reported its first confirmed case of what is now known as COVID-19.
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Pop-up clinic in Phoenix on Saturday to have free COVID-19 tests, vaccines and protective gear

A pop-up clinic in Phoenix on Saturday will have free COVID-19 tests and vaccines, as well as protective gear to help curb the spread of the virus.
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Banner Health leader: Over 80% of those hospitalized with COVID are unvaccinated

Arizona's largest health care network is seeing an uptick in breakthrough hospitalizations, but the vast majority of those admitted with COVID-19 have been unvaccinated.
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Pills, monoclonal antibodies for treating COVID remain scarce in Arizona

Emerging outpatient antiviral treatments for COVID-19 are still being rationed in Arizona because of scarcity, the leader of the state’s largest health care network said Monday.

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Arizona State Sun Devils offensive coordinator Zak Hill resigns

Offensive coordinator Zak Hill has resigned due to his role in the NCAA's investigation of ASU regarding recruiting violations.
Indianapolis Colts defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus is shown on the sidelines during an NFL foot...
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Bears hire Colts DC Matt Eberflus as next head coach

The Bears announced the hiring of Matt Eberflus on Thursday. He spent the past four years as the Colts' defensive coordinator.
Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator and acting head coach Vance Joseph looks on during the seco...
Arizona Sports

Report: Cards’ Vance Joseph not among names to get 2nd Miami interview

Cardinals DC Vance Joseph is not among the reported names getting a second interview for the Miami Dolphins' head coaching vacancy.
USMNT midfielder Weston McKennie (#8) handles the ball vs. El Salvador in a WCQ match in Columbus, ...
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USMNT 1 step closer to 2022 World Cup after narrow win over El Salvador

The USMNT won the first of three World Cup qualifying games after a two-week training camp at Phoenix Rising's facilities earlier in January.
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Arizona Cardinals’ 2021 NFL Draft class lands at No. 13 in ESPN ranking

The group of Cardinals rookies led by CB Marco Wilson, WR Rondale Moore and LB Zaven Collins were among ESPN's top 15 NFL draft classes.
Jon Rahm of Spain hits his tee shot on the 11th hole during the second round of the Farmers Insuran...
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Jon Rahm shares lead with Justin Thomas, Adam Schenk at Torrey Pines

Top-ranked Jon Rahm and Justin Thomas made the birdies they needed to keep pace on the easier North Course at Torrey Pines on Thursday.

Arizona Business

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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 metro sets record with workforce of 2.3 million at end of 2021

The Phoenix metro area had a record number of workers at the end of 2021, the city said in a Wednesday press release.
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Arizona passes $1 billion in total event wagering in third month of operation

It took Arizona just three months to clear $1 billion in total event wagering, according to a report released Tuesday from the state's gaming department.
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Air treatment system manufacturer to build new headquarters in metro Phoenix

Air treatment system manufacturing company XNRGY announced Monday it would be building a headquarters in metro Phoenix and create more than 900 jobs over time.
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Arizona judge rules state's lawsuit against Google can move forward

A judge has ruled that most of Arizona’s lawsuit accusing Google of deceptive practices can go to trial.
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Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee kicks off the countdown to the big game next year

The Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee on Monday kicked off their countdown to the 2023 Super Bowl, with an emphasis on the economic opportunities the event brings.

United States

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Montana weighs wolf hunt limits; 23 from Yellowstone killed

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana wildlife commissioners on Friday will consider if gray wolf hunting and trapping should continue in areas bordering Yellowstone National Park after 23 of the animals roamed from the park and were killed over the past several months. Yellowstone officials have asked Montana to suspend hunting along the park border to […]
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Virginia AG: State colleges can't mandate COVID-19 vaccines

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — State colleges and universities in Virginia cannot require students to get vaccinated against COVID-19, under a legal opinion issued Friday by Virginia’s new Republican attorney general. Attorney General Jason Miyares found that because the state legislature has not passed legislation specifically mandating coronavirus vaccines for students, the colleges and universities don’t […]
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Puerto Rico: Makeshift boat with Dominican migrants capsizes

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Federal authorities detained 17 Dominican migrants on Friday after their boat capsized near Puerto Rico’s northwest coast in the pre-dawn hours, with the U.S. Coast Guard searching for an estimated 10 others still missing. Jeffrey Quiñones, a Customs and Border Patrol spokesman, told The Associated Press that those detained […]
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Pennsylvania court strikes down expansive mail-in voting law

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A statewide court declared Friday that Pennsylvania’s expansive two-year-old mail-in voting law is unconstitutional, agreeing with challenges by Republicans who soured on mail-in voting after then-President Donald Trump began baselessly attacking it as rife with fraud in 2020’s campaign. The decision, by a five-judge Commonwealth Court panel of three Republicans and […]
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University's admissions director out after scholarship error

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — An admissions director is out of a job after dozens of prospective students inadvertently were told they had won full-ride scholarships to Central Michigan University. The director no longer is employed by Central Michigan, WZZM-TV and The Detroit News reported Friday, and another employee has taken over her responsibilities. It […]
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Governor kept mum amid conflicting accounts of deadly arrest

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, a Democrat in a deep-red state, was immersed in a difficult reelection campaign when he received a text message from the head of the state police: Troopers had engaged in “a violent, lengthy struggle” with a Black motorist, ending with the man’s death. Edwards was […]

Arizona Education

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Arizona loosens substitute teacher rules to help alleviate staffing shortage

The Arizona Board of Education loosened substitute teacher rules Monday to help alleviate a pandemic-aggravated staffing shortage.
Danny Shapiro

ASU, UArizona ranked in top 10 in multiple online bachelor's programs

Arizona’s two largest public universities are ranked in the top 10 for 2022 by U.S. News and World Report for multiple online bachelor’s programs.
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.

Arizona Technology

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Arizona utility regulators reject new renewable energy rules for the second time in a year

Arizona's utility regulators have rejected new rules that would have drastically boosted the use of renewable energy for the second time in a year, drawing sharp reaction from clean energy advocates who said the decision leaves the state far behind what is needed to address climate change.
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Air treatment system manufacturer to build new headquarters in metro Phoenix

Air treatment system manufacturing company XNRGY announced Monday it would be building a headquarters in metro Phoenix and create more than 900 jobs over time.
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Arizona judge rules state's lawsuit against Google can move forward

A judge has ruled that most of Arizona’s lawsuit accusing Google of deceptive practices can go to trial.

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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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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?