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Amenity-filled Parc Broadway apartment community opens in Tempe

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Arizona News

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43 alleged sexual predators arrested across Valley as part of undercover operation

Federal and local authorities teamed up to 43 arrests as part of an undercover operation targeting alleged sexual predators in metro Phoenix.
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Tribal request to halt Arizona copper mine work is denied

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A federal judge has rejected a request by Native American tribes to stop Toronto-based Hudbay Minerals Inc. from preparing a planned new Arizona copper mine’s site in the Santa Rita Mountains near Tucson. U.S. District Judge James Soto refused to issue a temporary restraining order and dismissed the lawsuit filed by […]
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Traffic on highway between Phoenix and Payson delayed because of brush fire

Traffic on State Route 87 was delayed Friday afternoon because of a brush fire along the route between Phoenix and Payson.
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Phoenix temperatures expected to dip as Memorial Day weekend unfolds

After a toasty start, temperatures in metro Phoenix are expected to dip over the course of Memorial Day weekend, according to weather experts.
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Maricopa County approves additional $35M for affordable housing units

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors this week approved another $35 million in federal relief funding to develop more affordable housing units in the area. 
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Arizona gun sales expected to surge, again, after mass shootings

Gun sales in Arizona have surged in recent years and experts say they could jump again after recent mass shootings.

Arizona Health

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Taylor Tasler

Arizona man hopes to help national research program diversify health care system

A national research program working with Banner Health and the University of Arizona aims to diversify the health care system and one Arizona man hopes he can be a part of that change.
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Taylor Kinnerup

Valley oncologist opts for double mastectomy to avoid family history of cancer

May is National Women's Health Month and one Valley oncologist opted for a double mastectomy as a way to minimize her risk of breast cancer and take control of her health.
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Taylor Tasler

Public-private partnership in the Valley looking to make grilling a little greener

The summer season usually means firing up the grill for some barbecue and now public and private leaders in Arizona are partnering to figure out how to make grilling better for the environment.
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78,000 pounds of infant formula arrives in US

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A military plane carrying enough specialty infant formula for more than half a million baby bottles arrived Sunday in Indianapolis, the first of several flights expected from Europe aimed at relieving a shortage that has sent parents scrambling to find enough to feed their children. President Joe Biden authorized the use of […]
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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey OK's ban on school COVID-19 vaccines

Arizona's Republican governor has signed legislation that will prevent state health officials from ever adding a COVID-19 vaccine to the list of required school inoculations and bar face mask mandates in any buildings operated by state or local governments.
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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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JaVale McGee takes BP ahead of charity softball game at Chase Field

Phoenix Suns center JaVale McGee will host his Water For Life Charity Softball Game at Chase Field on June 22. Tickets are already on sale.
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Kellan Olson

Long ball plagues Madison Bumgarner in D-backs’ loss to Dodgers

The Diamondbacks' power has been a huge plus to start the season but they got a taste of their own medicine from the Dodgers on Friday.
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Heat force Game 7 behind Jimmy Butler’s 47 points in win over Celtics

Jimmy Butler had 47 points in the Miami Heat's 111-103 Game 6 win over the Boston Celtics on Friday night to force a decisive Game 7.
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D-backs’ Daulton Varsho removed vs. Dodgers with shoulder soreness

D-backs' Daulton Varsho was removed with right shoulder soreness during the fifth inning of Friday's contest against the Dodgers.
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Arizona Cardinals’ J.J. Watt, Zach Ertz at odds over ‘Donutgate’

Arizona Cardinals star J.J. Watt had some issues with tight end Zach Ertz over "Donutgate" on Friday in the locker room.
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Arizona baseball comes from behind to beat ASU in Pac-12 Tournament

Arizona came from behind to beat Arizona State 8-6 Friday night in an elimination game at the Pac-12 Tournament.

Arizona Business

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Here are employers who are hiring in metro Phoenix

With businesses opening to full capacity and looking to rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic, employers in metro Phoenix and Arizona are looking to hire. Here's the list of employers looking for workers.
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Kevin Stone

Look! Up in the Arizona sky! It's a Walmart delivery drone!

Walmart announced plans to launch, literally, a delivery service using aerial drones in Arizona and five other states.
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Owner of BBB Fashion stores in Arizona pleads guilty to tax evasion

The business owner of a chain of clothing stores around Arizona pleaded guilty earlier this year to tax evasion, authorities said Tuesday.
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Sam Fox to open location for pizza venture Fly Bye To Go in Arcadia this fall

Valley restaurateur Sam Fox will open a location for takeout pizza venture Fly Bye To Go in the Arcadia neighborhood in Phoenix this fall.
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Large indoor pickleball facility now open in Chandler

Grab those paddles as one of the largest dedicated indoor pickleball facilities in the country is now open in Chandler.
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Kevin Stone

Game maker developing Scottsdale version of Monopoly, and you can help

A game maker is looking for Scottsdale's versions of Boardwalk, Park Place and other board spaces for a new version of Monopoly.

United States

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Ex-Proud Boys leader to stay jailed until Capitol riot trial

The former top leader of the Proud Boys will remain jailed while awaiting trial on charges that he conspired with other members of the far-right extremist group to attack the U.S. Capitol and stop Congress from certifying Joe Biden’s presidential victory, a federal judge has ruled. Henry “Enrique” Tarrio poses a danger to the public […]
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Biden tells Delaware grads to step up, 'now it's your hour'

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — President Joe Biden told graduates Saturday at his alma mater, the University of Delaware, that “now it’s your hour,” as he encouraged young people in the United States to help the country live up to its ideals. Speaking to more than 6,000 graduates, and with the nation mourning victims of two […]
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Deaths of 3 women in early heat wave raise questions, fears

CHICAGO (AP) — Temperatures barely climbed into the 90s and only for a couple of days. But the discovery of the bodies of three women inside a Chicago senior housing facility this month left the city looking for answers to questions that were supposed to be addressed after a longer and hotter heat wave killed […]
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Kansas equity efforts bring little change after George Floyd

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — First she saw the graphic cellphone video showing Ahmaud Arbery’s shooting death in Georgia, then news that Breonna Taylor had been shot in her Kentucky home during a botched drug raid. But when Teresa Parks watched videos of the white Minneapolis police officer pressing his knee onto a Black man’s neck, […]
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Pandemic has lingering toll on smaller National Spelling Bee

Dev Shah’s dream of returning to the Scripps National Spelling Bee ended in a soccer stadium, of all places. On a cool, windy February day with occasional rain showers, Dev spent five miserable hours spelling outdoors at Exploria Stadium, the home of Major League Soccer’s Orlando City club, ultimately finishing fourth in a regional bee […]
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In Georgia, 2 Black candidates to compete for Senate seat

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Wayne Black was one of the few African Americans in the crowd as about 100 people gathered recently at the Republican Party headquarters near Columbus, Georgia, to hear from U.S. Senate candidate and football legend Herschel Walker. A member of the Muscogee County Republican Executive Committee, Black said he found a […]

Arizona Education

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Arizona near bottom of K-12 student spending list for 2020, Census says

Arizona was again among the worst states in the nation for per pupil spending on K-12 education in 2020, and advocates aren't surprised.
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Taylor Tasler

Arizona schools chief Hoffman concerned about staffing next fall amid teacher shortage

Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman said Monday she’s worried there won’t be enough teachers for next school year amid a shortage.
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California teen has graduation ceremony in Arizona hospital

A California high school student hospitalized in Phoenix with paralyzing injuries received his diploma on Saturday.

Arizona Technology

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Kevin Stone

Look! Up in the Arizona sky! It's a Walmart delivery drone!

Walmart announced plans to launch, literally, a delivery service using aerial drones in Arizona and five other states.
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Taylor Tasler

Public-private partnership in the Valley looking to make grilling a little greener

The summer season usually means firing up the grill for some barbecue and now public and private leaders in Arizona are partnering to figure out how to make grilling better for the environment.
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More Phoenix school districts adding electric buses to their fleets

School districts across Phoenix are working to change their bus fleets to electric, and parents are on board.

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Carla Berg, MHS, Deputy Director, Public Health Services, Arizona Department of Health Services

Update your child’s vaccines before kindergarten

So, your little one starts kindergarten soon. How exciting! You still have a few months before the school year starts, so now’s the time to make sure students-to-be have the vaccines needed to stay safe as they head into a new chapter of life.
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Day & Night Air

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.