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Sec. Alejandro Mayorkas joining Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs on border tour

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas is scheduled to visit the Arizona-Mexico border with Gov. Katie Hobbs on Tuesday.

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Missing Phoenix teenager found safe, Silver Alert canceled

Authorities canceled a Silver Alert early Tuesday after a teenager who went missing in Phoenix was found safe.

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Man dies after late-night stabbing outside Phoenix bank

A man was fatally stabbed outside a bank on Indian School Road in west Phoenix late Sunday, authorities said.

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Rep. Grijalva of Arizona asks DOJ to investigate Cochise County over election appointment

U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva wants the Department of Justice to investigate Cochise County for giving elections director duties to its recorder.

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Police seek suspect who killed man after breaking into Phoenix home

Police are searching for a suspect after a man was killed during an apparent burglary at a Phoenix home over the weekend.

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Suspected DUI driver accused of crashing into 4 Scottsdale police vehicles

A woman accused of crashing into four police vehicles in Scottsdale over the weekend faces DUI charges, authorities said.

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Crust Simply Italian expanding with location in new downtown Mesa apartment complex

Crust Simply Italian is expanding with a location in a new downtown Mesa apartment complex coming in the fall.

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Phoenix-based Nikola to complete battery manufacturing relocation to Arizona next month

Nikola Corporation is completing its battery manufacturing relocation from California to Arizona this spring. 

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Digital license plate company gets approval to sell in Arizona

Digital license plate company ReviverMX Inc. is now selling its smart license plates in Arizona after getting approval.

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Company boosts mental health through hair care services

ClipDart Giveback, which connects those in need with hair care services, will be participating in Arizona Gives Day in April.

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It's Pi Day: Here's where to find deals on pie and pizza in the Valley

In celebration of Pi Day, March 14 (03/14), don't be surprised if you see the cost for pizza or pie going for $3.14.

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Chandler approves $2.4 million in municipal airport projects

The city of Chandler approved more than $2.4 million in funding last week for airport improvement projects.

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DeAndre Hopkins trade talks heating up, per report

Interested teams in Arizona Cardinals receiver DeAndre Hopkins are ramping up, reports NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

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Japan walks off Mexico to set up World Baseball Classic final vs. USA

Shohei Ohtani sparked a ninth-inning rally as Japan walked off Mexico 6-5 to advance to the World Baseball Classic final against Team USA.

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Here’s why Arizona State should extend Bobby Hurley’s contract

In eight years, Hurley has won 141 games for ASU, with half of those seasons garnering 20-plus wins and three (four) NCAA Tournament trips.

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ASU basketball’s future is bright despite disappointing 1st-round exit

Arizona State’s 2022-23 basketball squad continually got up off the canvas to emerge as legitimate contenders.

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Cardinals agree to terms with WR Zach Pascal, QB David Blough

The Cardinals have agreed to terms with WR Zach Pascal and QB David Blough on a two- and one-year deal, respectively, the team announced.

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Here is where the Cardinals own draft picks in 2023

The Arizona Cardinals have eight picks to work with this upcoming NFL Draft, five of their own and three compensatory selections.

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Arizona’s school vouchers program director working to address parent concerns

After her family benefited from Arizona’s school vouchers program for years, Christine Accurso is now working to ensure it works properly for other parents as the program’s new executive director.

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Complaints of ‘inappropriate lessons’ reported to Arizona Empower Hotline being investigated

An investigation into half a dozen complaints is underway following the launch of the Arizona Empower Hotline early last week.

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Grand Canyon University to open accelerated nursing program site in Chandler

Grand Canyon University announced it is opening an accelerated nursing program site in Chandler this fall.

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Arizona stands to gain billions from a more educated population, report finds

Is college worth it? A new report shows postsecondary attainment brings value not just to Arizonans, but to the state as a whole.

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Hunger could be holding back many children in American schools

When students don’t have enough to eat, it can affect their ability to learn and perform up to their ability.

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Arizona Gov. Hobbs announces over $187M in funding for educational opportunities

Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs announced $187.5 million in funding for educational opportunities through a handful of grant programs.

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Builders break ground on Agave Ridge Behavioral Hospital in Mesa

Work began on a 12-acre site near Ellsworth Road and Peterson Avenue called the Agave Ridge Behavioral Hospital on Tuesday.

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Gun violence study shows Phoenix with high rate of fatal shootings by police

A new study shows that Phoenix has the highest rate of fatal shootings by police departments out of the nation's 10 largest cities.

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Arizona poison centers warn of high levels of fentanyl found in cocaine

Arizona poison centers are warning of high levels of fentanyl found in illicit cocaine after concerning cases arose over the weekend.

Arizona Votes

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Rep. Grijalva of Arizona asks DOJ to investigate Cochise County over election appointment

U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva wants the Department of Justice to investigate Cochise County for giving elections director duties to its recorder.

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Arizona Rep. Gallego slams Sen. Sinema over 2018 bank deregulation vote

Democratic Rep. Ruben Gallego slammed independent Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona on Tuesday for backing a bank deregulation bill he says contributed to the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank.

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Kevin Robinson, Kesha Hodge Washington on way to winning Phoenix City Council seats

Initial results from the Phoenix City Council runoff showed Kevin Robinson and Kesha Hodge Washington on their way to claiming seats.

Arizona Technology

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Protect your privacy from apps and people tracking your every move

Install an app, and in the legalese, it says the app developer has the right to share or transfer data collected from users with third-party entities, including advertisers, marketers, or data brokers. But you can make it stop.

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These are the best and worst places to put home security cameras

You put a lot of trust in your home security cameras. Here's a list of where place them to ensure the essential spots are covered.

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Phoenix College IT project lands over $4.2 million in federal grant funding

Phoenix College was awarded more than $4 million in grant funding to expand high-speed campus-related internet access and IT training and staffing, federal officials announced.

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Tom Hanks named Harvard's 2023 commencement speaker

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Two-time Academy Award winning actor Tom Hanks was named the principal speaker at Harvard’s commencement on May 25, the Ivy League university announced Tuesday. Hanks, 66, has appeared in almost 100 films. Nominated for an Oscar six times, he won best actor for “Philadelphia” in 1993 and “Forrest Gump” the following […]

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Missouri Senate endorses transgender health restrictions

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Senate gave initial approval Tuesday to a pair of bills that would temporarily prohibit gender transitioning health care treatments for minors and restrict them from competing in sports. The Senate votes came after an all-night session and only after Republican supporters agreed to several provisions they described as […]

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Video shows Irvo Otieno pinned to floor before his death

DINWIDDIE, Va. (AP) — A group of sheriff’s deputies and other personnel at a Virginia mental hospital forcibly pinned patient Irvo Otieno to the ground until he was motionless and limp, then began unsuccessful resuscitation efforts, according to newly obtained surveillance video. The video, which was obtained through a link included in public court filings, […]

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MacKenzie Scott sets new 'open call' to donate $250 million

MacKenzie Scott is launching a $250 million “open call” for community-focused nonprofits that the billionaire philanthropist can fund. Through her organization Yield Giving, Scott plans to make unrestricted $1 million donations to 250 nonprofits selected in the process, which she calls a “new pathway to support for organizations making positive change in their communities.” To […]

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Recovering teacher shot by 6-year-old: ‘It’s changed me’

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia teacher who was shot and wounded by her 6-year-old student said it has changed her life and she has vivid memories and nightmares about that day. “I just will never forget the look on his face that he gave me while he pointed the gun directly at me,” first-grade […]

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Coconut? Marshmallows? Feelings run hot for ambrosia salad

NEW YORK (AP) — “My name’s Joyce,” drawls a neighbor to Edward Scissorhands, “and I noticed that you have not tasted any of the ambrosia salad that I made especially for you.” Johnny Depp’s character in the 1990 cult film opens wide to receive a giant spoonful of the fluffy pink-tinged fruit confection. He manages […]

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Here's what you need to know about OCD and where to find help

It's fair to say that most people know what obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders generally are, but there's a lot more information than meets the eye about a mental health diagnosis that affects about one in every 100 adults in the United States.

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Neck pain can debilitate one’s daily routine, yet 80% of people experience it in their lives and 20%-50% deal with it annually.

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Valley Boys & Girls Club uses esports to help kids make healthy choices

KTAR’s Community Spotlight focuses on the Boys & Girls Club of the Valley and the work to incorporate esports into children's lives.


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Company looking for oldest air conditioner and wants to reward homeowner with new one

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.

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Sports gambling can be fun for adults, but it's a dangerous game for children

While adults may find that sports gambling is a way to enhance the experience with more than just fandom on the line, it can be a dangerous proposition if children get involved in the activity.


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Celebrate 50 years of Vrbo Fiesta Bowl Parade magic!

Since its first production in the early 1970s, the Vrbo Fiesta Bowl Parade presented by Lerner & Rowe has been a staple of Valley traditions, bringing family fun and excitement to downtown Phoenix.