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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signs bill requiring schools to teach about 9/11

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Glendale adopts new short-term rental regulations ahead of Super Bowl

Glendale has preemptively adopted rules regulating short-term rental properties before the city welcomes visitors for the 2023 Super Bowl.
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Arizona sees significant jobs increase in April, per employment report

The state of Arizona saw a 13,100 jobs increase in the month of April, according to the Arizona Commerce Authority's monthly report.
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Rio Salado’s Dental Clinic offering free dental work to Arizona’s veterans on Saturday

Arizona's veterans can receive free dental cleanings, dentures, fillings, oral surgery and crowns Saturday at Rio Salado’s Dental Clinic.
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Felon from Arizona convicted of firearm, ammo possession, including 'ghost gun'

An Arizona felon was found guilty of illegally possessing over 20 firearms, including a “ghost gun,” and thousands of rounds of ammunition.
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2 Arizona men sentenced to prison after scamming government out of $500K in false tax refunds

Two men from Arizona were recently sentenced to prison after scamming the federal government out of $500,000 in false tax refunds, authorities said Thursday.
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Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley, charter school plan campus in Phoenix's Metrocenter area

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley and charter school Vista College Preparatory announced plans on Friday to open a campus at the reimagined Metrocenter area in north Phoenix.

Arizona Health

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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.
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Arizona sees unusual spike in flu cases this spring

Arizona is seeing a spike in flu cases this spring, which could leave some major pharmacies in the state running low on medication. 
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Abortion rights supporters file longshot Arizona initiative bid

A newly organized group of abortion rights supporters on Tuesday filed an initiative that seeks to amend the Arizona Constitution to protect the right to abortion.
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Pair of bills restricting responses to COVID move on to Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey

Two more bills restricting responses to the coronavirus pandemic are heading to Republican Gov. Doug Ducey's desk, including one that would impact the ability of future state leaders to respond to another airborne-spreading disease and a second blocking the state from ever requiring schoolchildren to get a COVID-19 vaccine.
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Biden offering additional 8 free COVID-19 tests to public

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government website for people to request free COVID-19 at-home tests from the U.S. government is now accepting a third round of orders. The White House announced Tuesday that U.S. households can request an additional eight free at-home tests to be shipped by the U.S. Postal Service. The announcement comes as coronavirus […]
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Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix says strokes can happen to anyone at any time

Stroke is one of the leading causes of death in the United States and that's why KTAR News 92.3 FM's Community Spotlight for this month shines a light on a Valley stroke center.

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D-backs recall Opening Day 3B Drew Ellis, option IF Yonny Hernandez

The Arizona Diamondbacks recalled third baseman Drew Ellis from Triple-A Reno, the team announced Sunday morning.
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Phoenix Suns salary cap Q&A for the 2022 offseason

Here's a quick Q&A covering how the Phoenix Suns might navigate this offseason from a financial perspective.
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Heat beat Celtics in Boston despite losing F Jimmy Butler to injury

Despite playing the second half without star Jimmy Butler, the Heat held on to a 109-103 win over the Celtics to take a 2-1 series lead.
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Early Voting holds off late charge to win Preakness Stakes

Early Voting held off a late charge from favorite Epicenter to win the 147th Preakness Stakes on Saturday.
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D-backs win 3rd-straight in Chicago behind extra innings win over Cubs

Daulton Varsho hit a three-run double in the 10th and scored on a throwing error to give the D-backs to a 7-6 comeback win over the Cubs.
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Mito Pereira leads, Tiger Woods withdraws after 3rd round of PGA Championship

Tiger Woods withdraws from the PGA Championship and Mito Pereira holds a three-shot lead after third round action Saturday.

Arizona Business

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Tempe streetcar service launches with free rides to be provided for first year

After four years of construction, Tempe and Valley Metro launched its streetcar service in the East Valley city on Friday.
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FBI Phoenix warns public about increase in business email scams

FBI Phoenix is warning the public about an increase of business email scams, which has been the top reported scam in Arizona over the past five years.
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Flower Child fast-casual restaurant expanding into Chandler

Flower Child is bringing its healthy dining options to Chandler, adding a sixth Valley location to the fast-casual eatery’s portfolio.
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Opendoor to expand Tempe office to regional hub, add 500 jobs

Online real estate seller Opendoor announced Wednesday the addition of 500 jobs as it expands its Tempe office to a regional hub.
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Black Rock Coffee Bar giving away drinks at opening of 5th Mesa spot

Boutique java shop Black Rock Coffee Bar will celebrate the opening of a fifth Mesa location Friday by giving away drinks all day.
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Waymo announces plans to begin driving at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

Autonomous driving technology company Waymo announced Wednesday it plans to begin driving at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

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Rural Texas official arrested, charged with stealing cattle

MENTONE, Texas (AP) — The top elected official in a rural and sparsely populated West Texas county has been arrested after being accused of stealing cattle. Loving County Judge Skeet Jones, 71, and three other men were arrested on Friday on charges of livestock theft and engaging in organized criminal activity. All four men were […]
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Some New Mexico wildfire evacuees worry about their future

MORA, N.M. (AP) — As more than 2,700 firefighters in northern New Mexico continued to battle the nation’s largest active wildfire on Sunday, many evacuees were growing concerned about their future after weeks away from home The biggest fire in the state’s recorded history has been burning for six weeks now, and some of the […]
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Average US gasoline price jumps 33 cents to $4.71 per gallon

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline spiked 33 cents over the past two weeks to $4.71 per gallon. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that the price jump comes amid higher crude oil costs and tight gasoline supplies. The average price at the pump is $1.61 […]
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Report: Gunfire injures man in NYC subway; suspect at large

NEW YORK (AP) — A man opened fire on a moving New York subway train Sunday, striking another man in the chest, police said. The suspect is at large. The shooting came shortly before noon on a Q train in Manhattan just before arrival at the Canal Street station, WNBC-TV reported. Police were searching for […]
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Police investigate California lounge shooting that killed 1

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Police on Sunday were investigating after one man was killed and eight people were wounded in a weekend shooting at a party that drew about 100 people to a Southern California hookah lounge. San Bernardino police officers dispatched late Friday found a man shot in the parking lot outside the […]
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Pennsylvania's Fetterman released from hospital after stroke

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, the Democratic nominee in the state’s high-profile U.S. Senate contest, has been released from the hospital after a stay of more than a week following a stroke, his wife and his campaign said Sunday. “João is headed home — time to rest and recover (and annoy […]

Arizona Education

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Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley, charter school plan campus in Phoenix's Metrocenter area

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley and charter school Vista College Preparatory announced plans on Friday to open a campus at the reimagined Metrocenter area in north Phoenix.
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Arizona education department awards $1.8M to support Native American programs

The Arizona Department of Education on Tuesday awarded nearly $2 million to two programs that support Native American students and their families.
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Buckeye Elementary School District given 'Lighthouse' designation

The Buckeye Elementary School District was selected as one of 13 in the nation to be named a Learning 2025 Lighthouse District.

Arizona Technology

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FBI Phoenix warns public about increase in business email scams

FBI Phoenix is warning the public about an increase of business email scams, which has been the top reported scam in Arizona over the past five years.
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Lithium-ion battery recycling plant opens in Gilbert

Recyclers of lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles activated the power Tuesday at its Gilbert manufacturing plant, putting a charge in the East Valley tech corridor.
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Kim Komando

Secret words that tech support pros use to describe you

Tech support is a difficult, frustrating, and often thankless job. Like most professionals, IT folks have their own lingo. Here are 10 insider words that you might hear to describe you.

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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.
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Dr. Richard Carmona

Have you gotten your booster shot?

Do you remember when you got your last COVID-19 vaccination? If it has been more than five months since you completed your primary vaccination series, it’s time for you to get your booster. You may be eligible even sooner depending which vaccine you received. If you are over the age of 50 and received your […]