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Arizona News

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SuElen Rivera

AAA expects busy roads in Arizona for Memorial Day weekend despite rising gas prices

Despite the average price of a gallon of gasoline in Phoenix reaching $5 last week, AAA expects more travelers for this Memorial Day weekend compared to last year. 
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KTAR.com

13-year-old charged with terrorism after threatening to shoot Prescott school

A 13-year-old student was arrested after he allegedly told a bus driver he was going to "shoot up the school," authorities said Thursday.
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KTAR.com

Silver Alert issued for missing Peoria man with memory issues

Authorities issued a Silver Alert on Wednesday night for a missing Peoria man with memory issues and other health concerns.
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Taylor Tasler

Arizona man hopes to help national research program diversify health care system

A national research program working with Banner Health and the University of Arizona aims to diversify the health care system and one Arizona man hopes he can be a part of that change.
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KTAR.com

Arizonans turn in more than 8K pounds of unneeded medication on Drug Take Back Day

More than 8,000 pounds of unneeded prescription medications were collected across Arizona on Drug Take Back Day last month, authorities said Tuesday.
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Torrence Dunham

Phoenix Fan Fusion returns this weekend after yearslong COVID postponement

Phoenix Fan Fusion makes its return this weekend at the Phoenix Convention Center after being postponed multiple times over the past few years due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Arizona Health

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Taylor Tasler

Arizona man hopes to help national research program diversify health care system

A national research program working with Banner Health and the University of Arizona aims to diversify the health care system and one Arizona man hopes he can be a part of that change.
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Taylor Kinnerup

Valley oncologist opts for double mastectomy to avoid family history of cancer

May is National Women's Health Month and one Valley oncologist opted for a double mastectomy as a way to minimize her risk of breast cancer and take control of her health.
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Taylor Tasler

Public-private partnership in the Valley looking to make grilling a little greener

The summer season usually means firing up the grill for some barbecue and now public and private leaders in Arizona are partnering to figure out how to make grilling better for the environment.
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Associated Press

78,000 pounds of infant formula arrives in US

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A military plane carrying enough specialty infant formula for more than half a million baby bottles arrived Sunday in Indianapolis, the first of several flights expected from Europe aimed at relieving a shortage that has sent parents scrambling to find enough to feed their children. President Joe Biden authorized the use of […]
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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey OK's ban on school COVID-19 vaccines

Arizona's Republican governor has signed legislation that will prevent state health officials from ever adding a COVID-19 vaccine to the list of required school inoculations and bar face mask mandates in any buildings operated by state or local governments.
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SuElen Rivera

Arizona politicians react to judge ruling Title 42 asylum restrictions must continue

Arizona politicians on Friday reacted to a judge's decision to not end Title 42, a pandemic-related border restrictions that prevents migrants from seeking asylum in the United States on grounds of halting the spread of COVID-19.

ArizonaSports.com

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (23) celebrates next to guard Klay Thompson (11) durin...
Associated Press

Warriors close out Mavericks in 5 games, advance to NBA Finals

The Warriors advanced to their sixth NBA Finals in the past eight seasons by beating the Mavericks 120-110 on Thursday.
Chris Paul #3 of the Phoenix Suns is fouled by Patrick Beverley #21 of the LA Clippers during the s...
Haboob Blog

ESPN’s Kendrick Perkins confronts Pat Beverley over Chris Paul criticism

Kendrick Perkins confronted Patrick Beverley about contradictions in his analysis of Suns G Chris Paul and James Harden on ESPN's First Take.
Outfielder Corbin Carroll #2 of the Amarillo Sod Poodles hits a home during the game against the Sa...
Alex Weiner

D-backs CEO Derrick Hall not shocked if Corbin Carroll gets call up in 2022

MLB Pipeline lists D-backs top prospect Corbin Carroll's ETA at 2023, but team president Derrick Hall believes he could get called up sooner.
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Kellan Olson

D-backs SP Zach Davies set to make next start after taking line drive to leg

Zach Davies is on pace to make his next start after he left Monday's win against the Royals due to a lower right leg contusion.
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Wills Rice

ESPN’s Gasaway: ASU, Arizona’s best basketball transfers wins

ESPN’s John Gasaway took a stab at what he thought to be the best transfers in and out of each basketball program in Pac-12 history.
Arizona State Outfielder Kai Murphy (6) swings at a fast ball during a baseball game between the Ar...
Associated Press

ASU baseball stays alive with Pac-12 Tournament win vs. Oregon

Kai Murphy was 3 for 4 with a homer and two RBIs, and eighth-seeded Arizona State beat No. 4 seed Oregon 4-2 on Thursday.

Arizona Business

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Owner of BBB Fashion stores in Arizona pleads guilty to tax evasion

The business owner of a chain of clothing stores around Arizona pleaded guilty earlier this year to tax evasion, authorities said Tuesday.
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KTAR.com

Sam Fox to open location for pizza venture Fly Bye To Go in Arcadia this fall

Valley restaurateur Sam Fox will open a location for takeout pizza venture Fly Bye To Go in the Arcadia neighborhood in Phoenix this fall.
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KTAR.com

Large indoor pickleball facility now open in Chandler

Grab those paddles as one of the largest dedicated indoor pickleball facilities in the country is now open in Chandler.
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Kevin Stone

Game maker developing Scottsdale version of Monopoly, and you can help

A game maker is looking for Scottsdale's versions of Boardwalk, Park Place and other board spaces for a new version of Monopoly.
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Balin Overstolz-McNair

New resort in Glendale's Westgate area won't be issue for water supply, city says

A new water resort coming to the Westgate area in Glendale won't be an issue for water supply as it will use less than the current agricultural land it is being built on, the city said.
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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.

United States

FILE - Dr. Larry Nassar, appears in court for a plea hearing on Nov. 22, 2017, in Lansing, Mich. Th...
Associated Press

No charges for agents in botched Larry Nassar probe

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department said Thursday it will not pursue criminal charges against former FBI agents who failed to quickly open an investigation of sports doctor Larry Nassar despite learning in 2015 that he was accused of sexually assaulting female gymnasts. The agency’s inspector general found that two former agents likely provided […]
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Associated Press

Parole recommended for California follower of Charles Manson

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California parole panel recommended the release of Patricia Krenwinkel for the first time Thursday, more than five decades after she and other followers of cult leader Charles Manson terrorized the state and she wrote “Helter Skelter” on a wall using the blood of one of their victims. Krenwinkel, 74, was […]
Associated Press

Feds stop boat with 1,400 pounds of meth by US-Canada border

SEATTLE (AP) — U.S. authorities say they stopped a small boat carrying a large shipment of methamphetamine after they saw it riding low in the water near the Canadian border with Washington state. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said officers stopped the 18-foot (5.5-meter) Bayliner speedboat in the San Juan Islands on Wednesday as it […]
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Associated Press

Senate confirms Steven Cliff to lead highway safety agency

DETROIT (AP) — The Senate on Thursday confirmed former California pollution regulator Steven Cliff to run the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. President Joe Biden’s pick to run the agency was confirmed by consent without objections or a formal roll call vote. Cliff takes over the road safety agency at a critical time, about a […]
Associated Press

Rights group sues over US denying Afghans humanitarian entry

BOSTON (AP) — A Boston civil rights group is challenging the U.S. government’s denial of humanitarian relief to scores of Afghans fleeing from the Taliban. The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts filed a lawsuit in Boston federal court Wednesday on behalf of Afghans and their New England-area families seeking to bring them to the […]
Messages are written on a cross honoring Irma Garcia, a teacher who was killed in this week's eleme...
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Grieving husband dies after wife is slain in Texas rampage

Irma Garcia’s family was already reeling from her death in the Texas school shooting that targeted her fourth grade classroom and killed her co-teacher and 19 students. Then, a mere two days after the attack, her grieving husband collapsed and died at home from a heart attack, a family member said. Joe Garcia, 50, dropped […]

Arizona Education

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Arizona near bottom of K-12 student spending list for 2020, Census says

Arizona was again among the worst states in the nation for per pupil spending on K-12 education in 2020, and advocates aren't surprised.
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Taylor Tasler

Arizona schools chief Hoffman concerned about staffing next fall amid teacher shortage

Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman said Monday she’s worried there won’t be enough teachers for next school year amid a shortage.
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KTAR.com

California teen has graduation ceremony in Arizona hospital

A California high school student hospitalized in Phoenix with paralyzing injuries received his diploma on Saturday.

Arizona Technology

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Taylor Tasler

Public-private partnership in the Valley looking to make grilling a little greener

The summer season usually means firing up the grill for some barbecue and now public and private leaders in Arizona are partnering to figure out how to make grilling better for the environment.
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More Phoenix school districts adding electric buses to their fleets

School districts across Phoenix are working to change their bus fleets to electric, and parents are on board.
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Kim Komando

3 tech steps you should have in place before you die

It’s a grim topic, but in today’s digital age, we have to plan for what happens to all our online accounts, data, notes, photos, videos, websites, playlists, blogs, and subscriptions once we’re gone.

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Carla Berg, MHS, Deputy Director, Public Health Services, Arizona Department of Health Services

Update your child’s vaccines before kindergarten

So, your little one starts kindergarten soon. How exciting! You still have a few months before the school year starts, so now’s the time to make sure students-to-be have the vaccines needed to stay safe as they head into a new chapter of life.
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Day & Night Air

Tips to lower your energy bill in the Arizona heat

Does your summer electric bill make you groan? Are you looking for effective ways to reduce your bill?
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Christina O’Haver

Stroke month: Experts call attention to stroke prevention

Every 40 seconds—that’s how often someone has a stroke in the United States. It’s the fifth leading cause of death among Americans, with someone dying of a stroke every 3.5 minutes.
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Arizona Division of Problem Gambling

Arizona Division of Problem Gambling provides exclusion solution for young sports bettors

Sports betting in Arizona opened a new world to young adults, one where putting down money on games was as easy as sending a text message.
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Carla Berg, MHS, Deputy Director, Public Health Services, Arizona Department of Health Services

ADHS mobile program brings COVID-19 vaccines and boosters to Arizonans

The Arizona Department of Health Services and partner agencies are providing even more widespread availability by making COVID-19 vaccines available in neighborhoods through trusted community partners.
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Canvas Annuity

The secret to guaranteed retirement income

Annuities aren’t really a secret, but they are so misunderstood that they might as well be. Once you understand what an annuity is and how it can benefit you, you could decide this “secret” is the perfect supplement to your retirement plan.