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Arizona suing pharmacy benefit managers, manufacturers over increased insulin prices

Arizona is suing multiple pharmacy benefit managers and manufacturers, accusing them of raising insulin prices as a result of rebate schemes.

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Flurry of Arizona Lottery players hit big, including $500,000 winner

Multiple Arizona Lottery players will have plenty of extra cash for holiday shopping after recent big-money wins, including one for $500,000.

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Electric Light Parade returns to Phoenix this weekend with displays, holiday floats

There'll be plenty of holly and jolly when the APS Electric Light Parade returns to central Phoenix this weekend.

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Arizona man gets more than 3 years in prison for transporting migrants for profit

An Arizona man received a prison sentence of more than three years after transporting migrants for profit, authorities said.

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Border Patrol, prosecutors surge resources for enforcement efforts in southern Arizona

Federal officials say they are seeing results after surging resources to prosecute more cases involving illegal border crossings earlier this month.

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1 teen dead, another injured in weekend shooting at house party in Casa Grande

One teenager was killed and another was wounded in a shooting during a house party in Casa Grande over the weekend, authorities said.

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Arizona’s Jedd Fisch vouches for coaching staff before contract extension

Arizona head football coach Jedd Fisch wants to see his coaching staff compensated "accordingly" before signing an extension.

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Diamondbacks add power-hitting minor leaguer Andres Chaparro, assign him to Triple-A

The Arizona Diamondbacks added pop to the system by signing former New York Yankee prospect Andres Chaparro to a minor league deal.

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Cardinals’ Kyler Murray ‘adamant’ about staying in down stretch of loss to Rams

Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray remained in Sunday's loss against the Rams on Sunday until the final play. 

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No. 14 Arizona football’s McMillan, Fifita win Pac-12 weekly awards

Arizona wide receiver Tetairoa McMillan earned Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week while quarterback Noah Fifita won Freshman of the Week.

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‘One for the books:’ Jesse Luketa gets helping hand from family of Cardinals fans

Sometimes everyone needs a helping hand. Ahead of the Cardinals' tilt against the Rams, that someone was outside linebacker Jesse Luketa.

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Devin Booker named Western Conference Player of the Week for Suns’ record 8th time

Devin Booker for the eighth time in his Phoenix Suns career was named the Western Conference Player of the Week for team record eighth time.

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Here's what VAI Resort project's economic impact is worth to Glendale

The planned VAI Resort in Glendale is expected to have a $32 million annual economic impact, or about $800 million over 25 years, to the city of Glendale.

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Phoenix ranks among major US cities where residents are most 'house rich'

Phoenix is ranked No. 10 among the major U.S. cities that are the most "house rich," according to a study by All Star Homes.

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Parts Town to expand with 420,000-square-foot facility in Glendale

A multi-billion dollar company named Parts Town is expected open a new distribution center in Glendale in 2024.

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Arizona suing pharmacy benefit managers, manufacturers over increased insulin prices

Arizona is suing multiple pharmacy benefit managers and manufacturers, accusing them of raising insulin prices as a result of rebate schemes.

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Arizona DHS offers details on marijuana recall process over Aspergillus concerns

There’s currently an ongoing voluntary recall for certain marijuana products sold in Arizona dispensaries due to possible contamination.

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Arizona's infant mortality rate increased by 11% last year

Arizona's infant mortality rate increased by 11% compared to the previous year. That pushed the state’s infant mortality rate above the national average. 

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The Mohave County, Arizona, Board of Supervisors voted Nov. 20, 2023, against a plan to hand count ...

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Mohave County supervisors again reject plan to hand count all 2024 ballots

Mohave County officials narrowly rejected a proposal to hand count all ballots in the 2024 election cycle rather than using tabulation machines.

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Former TV anchor Lake's campaign strategy could be anchor that drags her to bottom of election lake

The latest polling shows that Kari Lake's campaign strategy could be pushing Republican voters away from her, according to KTAR News host Jim Sharpe.

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Here are the final results from the 2023 Maricopa County jurisdictional elections

Voters across Maricopa County cast their ballots in local elections that concluded Tuesday. Here are the final election results.

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The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approved $10 million to help seniors exit homelessness and...

Maricopa County invests $10M into housing projects for seniors, low-income families

Maricopa County officials approved $10 million to convert a hotel into senior housing and build a rental community for low-income families.

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Mesa moves forward with converting hotel into temporary homeless shelter

The city of Mesa announced Monday it will move forward with converting a former hotel into a temporary homeless shelter.

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What's next for those who were living in The Zone homeless encampment in Phoenix?

As the last of the individuals living in "The Zone" homeless encampment in downtown Phoenix were connected to services or placed in temporary housing, some wonder if their new path will be sustainable.

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University of Arizona students, teachers angry over $240M budget shortfall

Students and faculty members harshly criticized University of Arizona President Robert C. Robbins on Thursday over a $240 million budget shortfall.

Grand Canyon University said Thursday, Nov. 16, 2023, it’s appealing a $37.7 million fine brought...

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Grand Canyon University says it's appealing 'ridiculous' $37.7M federal fine

Grand Canyon University is fighting a $37.7 million fine by the federal government over allegations that it lied to students about the cost of its programs.

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Arizona schools superintendent Tom Horne announces $10m arts supply grant

Arizona State schools Superintendent Tom Horne announced Wednesday a $10 million grant for public schools. It will allow the schools to purchase art supplies through the Arts Consumable Grant.

Arizona Technology

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Rocker Sammy Hagar to sell his rare hybrid Ferrari at Scottsdale Barrett-Jackson auction

Rock star Sammy Hagar will put a one-of-a-kind Ferrari on the block during the 2024 Barrett-Jackson collector car auction in Scottsdale.

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APS unveils 15-year plan that will meet rising energy demand

APS announced it filed a new plan that will address growing customer energy needs at the Arizona Corporation Commission on Wednesday. 

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Waymo, Uber launch autonomous vehicle service partnership in Phoenix area

Waymo is teaming up with ride-hailing leader Uber in the Phoenix area to transport passengers and deliver food in autonomous vehicles.

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14-year-old boy charged with murder after stabbing at NC school kills 1 student, injures another

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A 14-year-old boy has been charged with murder after a stabbing at a North Carolina high school that left one student dead and another hospitalized, officials said. The stabbing happened during a fight at Southeast Raleigh High School on Monday morning, Raleigh police said in a news release. Officers and school […]

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Hunter Biden tells Congress he'll testify publicly, setting up a potential high-stakes face-off

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hunter Biden offered Tuesday to testify publicly before Congress, striking a defiant note in response to a subpoena from Republicans and setting up a potential high-stakes face-off even as a separate special counsel probe unfolds and his father, President Joe Biden, campaigns for reelection. The Democratic president’s son slammed the subpoena’s request […]

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In new challenge to indictment, Trump's lawyers argue he had good basis to question election results

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump had a “good faith” basis to question the results of the 2020 election, his lawyers said in demanding that prosecutors turn over any evidence related to voting irregularities and potential foreign interference in the contest won by Democrat Joe Biden. A defense motion filed late Monday in federal court in […]

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New Google geothermal electricity project could be a milestone for clean energy

An advanced geothermal project has begun pumping carbon-free electricity onto the Nevada grid to power Google data centers there, Google announced Tuesday. Getting electrons onto the grid for the first time is a milestone many new energy companies never reach, said Tim Latimer, CEO and co-founder of Google’s geothermal partner in the project, Houston-based Fervo […]

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Jimmy Carter plans to attend as family, presidents and first ladies celebrate Rosalynn Carter

ATLANTA (AP) — Rosalynn Carter will be memorialized Tuesday with classical music and beloved hymns, some of her favorite Biblical passages, and a rare gathering of all living U.S. first ladies and multiple presidents, including her 99-year-old husband Jimmy Carter. The tribute service at Glenn Memorial Church in Atlanta falls on the second of a […]

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US tells Israel any ground campaign in southern Gaza must limit further civilian displacement

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration has told Israel that it must work to avoid “significant further displacement” of Palestinian civilians in southern Gaza if it renews its ground campaign aimed at eradicating the Hamas militant group, senior U.S. officials said. The administration, seeking to avoid more large-scale civilian casualties or mass displacement like that […]

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KTAR launches online holiday auction benefitting Boys & Girls Clubs of the Valley

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


Valley residents should be mindful of plumbing ahead of holidays

With Halloween in the rear-view and more holidays coming up, Day & Night recommends that Valley residents prepare accordingly.


The best ways to honor our heroes on Veterans Day and give back to the community

Veterans Day is fast approaching and there's no better way to support our veterans than to donate to the Military Assistance Mission.


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Interest rates may have peaked. Should you buy a CD, high-yield savings account, or a fixed annuity?

Interest rates are the highest they’ve been in decades, and it looks like the Fed has paused hikes. This may be the best time to lock in rates for long-term, low-risk financial products like fixed annuities.


The 2023 Diamondbacks are a good example to count on the underdog

The Arizona Diamondbacks made the World Series as a surprise. That they made the playoffs at all, got past the Milwaukee Brewers in the NL Wild Card round, swept the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NLDS and won two road games in Philadelphia to close out a full seven-game NLCS went against every expectation. Now, […]


West Hunsaker at Morris Hall supports Make-A-Wish Foundation in Arizona

KTAR's Community Spotlight this month focuses on Morris Hall and its commitment to supporting the Make-A-Wish Foundation in Arizona.