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Northbound Interstate 17 temporarily closed in south Phoenix after fatal crash

Northbound Interstate 17 was temporarily closed in south Phoenix following a fatal crash involving a pedestrian, transportation officials said Thursday morning.

People with autism encouraged to vote by Arizona election leaders...

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Arizona election officials partner with nonprofit to encourage people with autism, disabilities to vote

Advocates and election officials threw a mock election event to encourage people with autism and intellectual disabilities to vote Tuesday.

An Alabama man was arrested Feb. 28, 2024, after being accused of sending threatening messages to e...

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Alabama man accused of sending threatening messages to election workers in Maricopa County

An Alabama man was arrested Wednesday after being accused of sending threatening messages to election workers in Maricopa County, authorities said.

Affordable apartment units to go up in Glendale for families, seniors...

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Developer breaks ground on affordable apartment units for families, seniors in Glendale

Developer Dominium held a groundbreaking for 605 affordable apartment units for families and seniors in Glendale on Tuesday.

photo of Scottsdale man...

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Silver Alert deactivated for 23-year-old Scottsdale man with developmental disability

A Silver Alert was deactivated Thursday morning for a Scottsdale man with a developmental disability after he was found safe.

Preston Mark was assaulted in Park in August 2020. (FBI Photo)...

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Reward of up to $10,000 offered for information in death of 61-year-old Arizona man

The FBI is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information about the death of a 61-year-old Arizona man in 2020.

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Iowa star Caitlin Clark declares for 2024 WNBA Draft

Iowa's Caitlin Clark announced Thursday that she will leave the Hawkeyes after this season and enter the WNBA Draft.

Geraldo Perdomo celebrates...

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D-backs’ Geraldo Perdomo, Christian Walker talk facing reloaded Dodgers, 4-HR inning in NLDS

Geraldo Perdomo and Christian Walker spoke on the four-home run inning in the 2023 NLDS and the Dodgers' offseason acquisitions.

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Phoenix Suns’ Bradley Beal questionable, Jusuf Nurkic probable vs. Rockets

Suns guard Bradley Beal is questionable for the team's Thursday night matchup against the Houston Rockets. Jusuf Nurkic is probable.

Terrion Arnold talks to reporters at 2024 NFL Scouting Combine...

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Cardinals take hands-on approach with top CB prospect Terrion Arnold at NFL Draft Combine

Alabama cornerback and prospect Terrion Arnold showed off some of his physicality during an NFL Draft Combine meeting with the Cardinals.

Texas Rangers fan shows his tattoo of the Game 5 World Series box score...

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Rangers fan’s tattoo of World Series box score will make Diamondbacks fans sick

A radio host will always remember the Texas Rangers' World Series win over the Diamondbacks thanks to a tattoo of the Game 5 box score.

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Arcadia senior wins 2024 Character Counts Scholarship

Arcadia's Aani Nagaiah on Wednesday night was presented as the winner of the 2024 Character Counts scholarship courtesy of Parker & Sons.

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Arizona AG accuses landlords of illegally conspiring to raise rents in Phoenix, Tucson areas

Arizona's attorney general filed a lawsuit Wednesday accusing multiple companies of illegally conspiring to fix rent prices in Phoenix and Tucson.

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Frontier Airlines adding nonstop service between Phoenix and Montana city

Discount carrier Frontier Airlines will launch new nonstop service between Phoenix and Montana this spring.

A man is seen walking into a Macy's store that has closing signs in the windows...

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Valley business consultant says Macy's plan to close 150 stores is long overdue

A Valley business consultant said she wasn’t surprised when Macy’s announced plans Tuesday to close 150 underperforming department stores over the next three years.

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West Valley assisted-living facility settles lawsuit over secrecy practices

A West Valley assisted-living facility has settled a lawsuit over secrecy clauses in its arbitration agreements, officials announced Tuesday.

A gloved hand holds a Planatome surgical blade...

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Planatome, a Phoenix-based surgical blade maker, plans to double size of workforce

Planatome, a Phoenix-based medical device company that makes advanced surgical blades, announced plans to double its workforce.

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Cyber attack on health insurance provider could prevent Arizonans from getting prescriptions

A cyber attack against Change Healthcare has prevented some patients from being able to fill prescriptions at local pharmacies.

Arizona Votes

People with autism encouraged to vote by Arizona election leaders...

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Arizona election officials partner with nonprofit to encourage people with autism, disabilities to vote

Advocates and election officials threw a mock election event to encourage people with autism and intellectual disabilities to vote Tuesday.

An Alabama man was arrested Feb. 28, 2024, after being accused of sending threatening messages to e...

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Alabama man accused of sending threatening messages to election workers in Maricopa County

An Alabama man was arrested Wednesday after being accused of sending threatening messages to election workers in Maricopa County, authorities said.

Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump gestures to the audience after spea...

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Donald Trump wins South Carolina GOP primary, beating Nikki Haley in her home state

Trump has now swept every contest that counted for Republican delegates, with wins already in Iowa, New Hampshire and Nevada.

Arizona Homeless News

Drug-free zones focus of new bill Republican lawmaker pushes...

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State lawmaker wants to change Arizona law related to drug use and homelessness

Arizona state Rep. Matt Gress introduced a bill that would amend current law to create drug-free zones within areas around service providers.

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New Phoenix court helps those experiencing homelessness through the legal system

The Phoenix Community Court is a new path where people experiencing homelessness who are facing low-level criminal charges.

Point in time homelessness count 2024...

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Here's an inside look at Valley's yearly census of unhoused population

It was a cold, rainy morning as volunteers and city and nonprofit workers gathered in Phoenix this week for the 2024 point-in-time homelessness count.

Arizona Education

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Amidst UArizona's financial challenges, Hobbs chastises university public governing board

Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs on Monday chastised the state's public university governing board for attacking UArizona's faculty instead of addressing its failures and a $177 million deficit.

The annual Strategic School Staffing Summit, run by Arizona State University's Mary Lou Fulton Teac...

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Arizona public schools struggle to fill teaching positions as leaders brainstorm school staffing solutions

Public school educators say they are some of the most underpaid and overworked laborers, and many are quitting or leaving the profession.

An elementary school in San Luis near the U.S./Mexico border was selected as a finalist for a natio...

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Arizona elementary school near border selected as finalist for national award, cash prize

Desert View Elementary School, located near Arizona's border to Mexico, was announced as a finalist for the NIET Founder's Award.

Arizona Technology

A gloved hand holds a Planatome surgical blade...

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Planatome, a Phoenix-based surgical blade maker, plans to double size of workforce

Planatome, a Phoenix-based medical device company that makes advanced surgical blades, announced plans to double its workforce.

Chandler innovation fair 2024 East Valley...

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Chandler Innovation Fair to celebrate innovation with hundreds of hands-on science exhibits

The yearly Chandler Innovation Fair, which celebrates innovators and scientists of all ages in the East Valley, will return on Saturday.

Amkor Technology to bring semiconductor facility to Peoria...

Serena O'Sullivan

Peoria City Council paves the way for new semiconductor packaging and test facility

Tempe-based Amkor Technology is set to launch an advanced semiconductor packaging and test facility in north Peoria, officials said.

United States

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Maryland State House locked down, armed officers seen responding

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland State House was locked down for an undisclosed security threat late Thursday afternoon. Reporters with offices on the ground floor of the building were told to lock their doors shortly after 5 p.m. by an aide to Maryland House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones. About 30 minutes later, police escorted […]

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Indiana Legislature approves bill adding additional verification steps to voter registration

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana lawmakers passed legislation Thursday that expands the power of the state to verify voters’ addresses and adds an additional residency requirement for first-time voters. The bill’s Republican sponsor state Sen. Mike Gaskill called it a “commonsense bill” that adds protections against fraud, but voting advocates have blasted the changes as new […]

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Missouri Republicans try to remove man with ties to KKK from party ballot

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Republican Party on Thursday denounced a GOP candidate for governor with ties to the Ku Klux Klan, saying party officials will go to court if necessary to remove him from the ticket. Southwestern Missouri man Darrell Leon McClanahan, who has described himself as “pro-white,” was among nearly 280 […]

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Tennesse House advances a bill to allow tourism records to remain secret for 10 years

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s Republican-dominant House on Thursday advanced legislation that would allow the state’s tourism public records to remain secret and hidden from the public eye. The bill, proposed by Republican Gov. Bill Lee, would allow the head of the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development to exempt any public records for 10 years […]

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Pentagon leak suspect Jack Teixeira expected to plead guilty in federal case

BOSTON (AP) — Jack Teixeira, the Massachusetts Air National Guard member accused of leaking highly classified military documents on a social media platform, is expected to plead guilty in his federal case, according to court papers filed Thursday. Prosecutors asked the judge to schedule a change of plea hearing for Monday, but no other details […]

Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump speaks at a primary election night ...

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What makes Super Tuesday so important? It's all about the delegates. Here's a look at the numbers

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than one-third of the total delegates available in both the Republican and Democratic presidential primaries will be awarded on Super Tuesday, when 16 states and one U.S. territory hold presidential nominating contests. On the Republican side, 854 of 2,429 will be at stake on Super Tuesday, which is traditionally the biggest […]

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