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Texas buyer found for Adero Scottsdale resort in receivership

After being placed in a receivership following its ownership’s failure to make mortgage payments, a buyer has been lined up to acquire the Adero Scottsdale resort.

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Here are the shows set for Phoenix area's biggest concert stages in 2024

Here are all the headline acts set to perform at the Phoenix area's large-scale concert venues in the coming months.

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Weekend wrap-up: Here are the biggest Phoenix news stories from Feb. 16-19

From a paradise home to a working vendor who was stabbed, here are some of the biggest stories in Phoenix from the extended holiday weekend.

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Man in early 30s shot and killed at north Phoenix apartment complex

Detectives are investigating a homicide which left a man in his early 30s dead in an apartment complex Monday morning.

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Presidents Day: From George Washington's modest birthdays to big sales and 3-day weekends

The meaning of Presidents Day has changed dramatically, from being mostly unremarkable to the consumerism bonanza it has become today.

2024 Rainbows Festival...

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Phoenix pride announces headliners for upcoming Rainbow Festival

The 2024 Rainbows Festival will be headlined by Lady Bunny, the famous founder of Wigstock, and Luciana, a singer and actor.

Kevin Durant and Devin Booker look on...

Dan Bickley

Suns have 27 games to prep before chase for poetic justice begins

Devin Booker, Kevin Durant and Suns fans can have a weight lifted if the 2023-24 Phoenix Suns can win an NBA championship this year.

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Hall: Arizona Diamondbacks ‘have no plans of going anywhere’ amid stadium uncertainty

Arizona Diamondbacks president and CEO Derrick Hall reiterated on Tuesday the team's desire to find a stadium solution in the state.

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Arizona AD Reed-Francois: Financial shortfall not ‘incredibly unique’

University of Arizona director of athletics Desiree Reed-Francois departed Missouri because it was an "opportunity to come home."

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Grand Canyon’s 2023-24 success will impact future scheduling

Grand Canyon is on a the verge of potentially earning an at-large bid in the NCAA Tournament, but scheduling issues haven't helped.

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Arizona Sports’ 2024 Newsmakers Week schedule

Leaders from the Arizona Cardinals, Phoenix Suns, Arizona Diamondbacks, Arizona State Sun Devils and more join Bickley & Marotta.

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Diamondbacks continuing to explore TV options for 2024

The Diamondbacks are still looking for a broadcast partner and would like to have a decision in place "by the end of this week."

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Texas buyer found for Adero Scottsdale resort in receivership

After being placed in a receivership following its ownership’s failure to make mortgage payments, a buyer has been lined up to acquire the Adero Scottsdale resort.

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Noble Ground Coffee offers a chance to win signed Phoenix Suns merch during grand opening

Want signed Phoenix Suns merchandise? Noble Ground Coffee's new Mesa café will offer a chance to win free swag for its Friday grand opening.

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California developer seeks extension before construction on long-planned Phoenix project

A years-long effort to develop a prominent infill project called Omninet West along a light rail corridor on Central Avenue in Phoenix could be delayed by another two years.

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Black Arizonans more at risk of developing strokes than other racial groups, Valley doctor says

Smoking and taking the wrong blood pressure medication are some reasons why Black Americans have a higher risk of developing strokes.

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Lawmakers look to protect health-related data as it's used in abortion battle

Lawmakers in multiple states are looking to keep health data private as some information is being used in the abortion debate.

Arizona Sen. T.J. Shope is sponsoring a bill that would make "magic mushrooms" legal for medicinal ...

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Arizona Sen. TJ Shope believes 'magic mushrooms' could help those suffering from PTSD

Arizona Republican Sen. T.J. Shope is hoping to pass a bill that would legalize "magic mushrooms" with the purpose of helping those suffering from PTSD.

Arizona Votes

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U.S. Rep. Debbie Lesko files to run for the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors

U.S. Rep. Debbie Lesko filed to run for the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors in District 4 to replace outgoing supervisor Clint Hickman.

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Arizona Sec. Adrian Fontes blames thwarted election crisis on 'rumors,' 'conspiracy theories'

Arizona Secretary of State Adrian Fontes thinks lawmakers addressed the wrong issue when they revised the state’s election calendar.

Clint Hickman announced he would not seek reelection to the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors on...

Danny Shapiro

Clint Hickman becomes 2nd Maricopa County supervisor to not seek reelection

Clint Hickman announced Thursday he would not seek reelection to the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, saying he wanted to spend more time with his family.

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.

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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

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

Damon Allred

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.

The Paradise Valley Unified School Board has voted to close three schools at the end of the school ...

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3 Paradise Valley schools to close as enrollment numbers decline

The Paradise Valley Unified School Board has voted to close three schools at the end of the school year as enrollment numbers decline.

Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Horne has extended the deadline for schools to pro...

Horne extends deadline for Arizona schools to prove they teach about Holocaust

Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Horne on Monday extended a deadline for schools to prove they teach students about the Holocaust and other genocides.

Arizona Technology

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Waymo issues software recall for robotaxi fleet after 2 minor collisions in Phoenix

Waymo issued a voluntary recall for the software on its entire fleet of robotaxis after a pair of minor collisions in Phoenix.

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Phoenix Mayor announces semiconductor industry initiatives

Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego announced the creation of initiatives to further bolster Phoenix's semiconductor industry on Thursday.

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. is building its massive chip factories in north Phoenix. (TS...

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TSMC could delay production start date for second Arizona chip factory

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. is reassessing the production start date and the type of chip products it will manufacture at its second Arizona fab now under construction in north Phoenix.

United States

Associated Press

New Hampshire considers greatly expanding scope of settlement fund for youth center abuse victims

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Lawyers representing 1,400 men and woman who allege they were abused as children at New Hampshire’s youth detention centers said Tuesday they will recommend the state’s out-of-court settlement option for most of their clients if lawmakers approve a plan to greatly expand its scope. The state faces about 1,200 lawsuits alleging […]

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FBI investigates after letter with white powder sent to House Speaker Johnson's Louisiana church

BENTON, La. (AP) — Federal and state authorities are investigating suspicious mail containing a white powder that was received by a north Louisiana church attended by House Speaker Mike Johnson. Cypress Baptist Church in Benton received the package Monday, Johnson’s Washington office said. “Speaker Johnson and the Johnson family thank U.S. Capitol Police, the FBI, […]

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Saturated California gets more rain and snow, but so far escapes severe damage it saw only weeks ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Much of saturated California faced the threat of flooding Tuesday with winter storms blowing through, but so far the state has escaped the severity of damage from mudslides, wind and rain spawned by an atmospheric river only weeks ago. While the rainfall was focused on Southern California, thunderstorms and strong winds […]

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Editorial Roundup: United States

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Feb. 17 The Washington Post on suicides in federal prisons Convicted sex offender Whitey Bulger’s murder both made headlines as shocking failures of the federal prison system. But the shortcomings that led to these famous men’s deaths weren’t the exception — they were the rule. […]

Police cars are shown near a Waffle House in Indianapolis Monday, Feb. 19, 2024, where at least one...

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Authorities identify woman killed in Indianapolis Waffle House shooting

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities in Indianapolis have released the name of a 35-year-old woman who was slain during a shooting that apparently started with an argument between two groups of people at a Waffle House restaurant. Crystal Kennebrew was pronounced dead at a hospital following the shooting early Monday that also left five other people […]

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Early voting in Ohio's March 19 primary begins Wednesday; registration closing Tuesday

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Some county election boards in Ohio are remaining open late Tuesday, the final day to register for the March 19 primary. Early voting begins Wednesday. Ohioans are choosing party nominees for president, U.S. Senate, state Legislature, Ohio Supreme Court and other seats. The high-stakes three-way Republican Senate primary features Trump-endorsed Cleveland […]

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KTAR is teaming up with The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley for a holiday auction benefitting thousands of Valley kids.