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2 estates in Scottsdale's Silverleaf community hit market with record-level price tags

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The U.S. and Russia are discussing a prisoner swap of Brittney Griner for convicted arms-smuggler Viktor Bout, aka the "Merchant of Death." Should America make the exchange?

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Arizona News

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Mesa approves $1.6M property deal to serve up 'restaurant incubator'

The Mesa City Council moved forward with plans to create a place where chefs and restaurant operators can learn the business.
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Country star Carrie Underwood announces tour stop at Glendale's Gila River Arena

Country star Carrie Underwood announced Monday she will be performing in Glendale next year as part of her upcoming Denim & Rhinestones Tour.
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12 escape fire burning through church in downtown Phoenix

A dozen people were evacuated without serious injury from a church fire in downtown Phoenix early Tuesday, first responders said.
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Colton Krolak

Baby formula shortage could be over soon, but some Arizona families are still struggling

The shortage of infant formula continues to be a major concern for parents, even as the situation appears it may improve soon.
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KTAR.com

Northbound I-17 in north Phoenix to be closed overnight this week for light rail project

The northbound lanes of Interstate 17 in north Phoenix are set to be closed overnight starting Tuesday for work on Valley Metro's light rail northwest extension project.
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Phoenix Zoo welcomes 3-year-old Sumatran tiger named Raja

The Phoenix Zoo recently welcomed Raja, a male 3-year-old Sumatran tiger, from Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium in Tacoma, Washington.

Arizona Health

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Associated Press

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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Torrence Dunham

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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Colton Krolak

Phoenix-based program using baseball as therapy for cognitive impairments, physical disabilities

A Phoenix-based program is using baseball as therapy for those with cognitive impairments, such as Alzheimer’s, and veterans in the VA with chronic physical disabilities.
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KTAR.com

Arizona allocates $6.5M for health care professional training

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced Friday $6.5 million in American Rescue Plan funding toward the investment to train 1,500 caregivers and nursing professionals working in long-term care facilities.
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Associated Press

Abortion rights protesters rally in cities around US

CHICAGO (AP) — Abortion rights protesters rallied in cities around the United States on Saturday, vowing to fight to ensure that abortion remains a legal option for women nationwide. Hundreds gathered in Chicago, Atlanta, Houston and other cities days after a draft U.S. Supreme Court opinion was leaked to the public suggesting the court is […]
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Tribes credited with elevating vaccinations in rural Arizona

PHOENIX (AP) — Mary Francis had no qualms about being a poster child for COVID-19 vaccinations on the Navajo Nation, once a virus hot spot. The Navajo woman’s face and words grace a digital flyer asking people on the Native American reservation to get vaccinated “to protect the shidine’e (my people).” “I was happy to […]

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Arizona Cardinals ink 2nd-round TE Trey McBride, 2 others to rookie deals

The Arizona Cardinals signed three of their 2022 NFL Draft picks to four-year contracts, the team announced on Tuesday.
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Associated Press

Deja vu: D-backs blow early lead in another 1-run loss to Dodgers

For the second consecutive game, the D-backs blew an early lead in an eventual one-run loss to the Dodgers in the first of a doubleheader.
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Wills Rice

Cardinals claim LB Jesse Lemonier off waivers, release DL LaRon Stokes

The Cardinals announced that the team has claimed LB Jesse Lemonier off waivers from the Lions and released DL LaRon Stokes.
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Arizona Sports

Arizona Cardinals donating 200,000 meals to United Food Bank

The Arizona Cardinals and Albertsons/Safeway are partnering to donate 200,000 meals to the United Food Bank.
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Wills Rice

The 5: Phoenix Suns’ best moments of the 2021-22 season

Let's take a look at some of the Phoenix Suns' best moments on and off the court from this historic 2021-22 season.
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Suns’ Monty Williams stands by Deandre Ayton’s usage in Game 7

Monty Williams stuck by his decision to keep Deandre Ayton off the court during the final moments of the team's playoff run in 2022.

Arizona Business

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KTAR.com

Mesa approves $1.6M property deal to serve up 'restaurant incubator'

The Mesa City Council moved forward with plans to create a place where chefs and restaurant operators can learn the business.
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KTAR.com

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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KTAR.com

Best Buy to convert store near Paradise Valley Mall into outlet

Big-box electronics retailer Best Buy announced plans to open an outlet store in Phoenix later this year.
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KTAR.com

Immersive Monet and The Impressionists coming to Phoenix this summer

A new art exhibit is debuting in Phoenix this summer, providing art lovers the chance to immerse themselves in works of inspirational figures.
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KTAR.com

New ASU research facility named Rob and Melani Walton Center for Planetary Health

A new Arizona State University research facility was named in April in honor of two sustainability donors that have focused on solutions made to improve the planet.
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KTAR.com

Cinnaholic vegan dessert shop opening this month at Tempe Marketplace

Vegan dessert shop Cinnaholic announced Wednesday it plans to open a new location at Tempe Marketplace this month.

United States

WNBA star and two-time Olympic gold medalist Brittney Griner leaves a courtroom after a hearing, in...
Associated Press

State Dept pushing to see Griner, NBA Commissioner weighs in

The State Department said Tuesday that it still pushing to have regular contact with WNBA star Brittney Griner of the Phoenix Mercury, who has been detained in Russia for nearly three months. A consular official was able to meet with Griner last week, when her pre-trial detention in Russia was extended for one month. Griner […]
Associated Press

Deer District shootings leave Milwaukee leaders at the brink

Milwaukee’s mayor and police chief on Tuesday pleaded with citizens and lawmakers to help address ongoing gun violence punctuated by shootings outside an NBA playoff game that left 21 injured. Police Chief Jeffrey Norman said police have arrested 11 people varying in ages from 19 to 30 for the Friday night incidents near a downtown […]
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Associated Press

Bill Cosby lawyers cry foul as civil sex assault trial looms

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — With jury selection less than a week away, attorneys scrambled to deal with shifting evidence Tuesday in Bill Cosby’s civil trial over allegations that he sexually assaulted a teenage girl at the Playboy mansion nearly 50 years ago. Plaintiff Judy Huth said in a recent court filing that she now […]
Associated Press

Search ends for woman who fell from cruise ship in Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended the search for a 40-year-old woman who fell overboard off a cruise ship in Alaska’s Inside Passage. The Coast Guard ended the effort Tuesday after searching for the woman for about nine hours, Coast Guard Petty Office Ali Blackburn said. The search was conducted by […]
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Ratepayer advocates seek protections in offshore wind case

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — State regulators considering whether to approve Dominion Energy Virginia’s plans for a nearly $10 billion offshore wind farm should implement protections to shield customers from possible cost overruns and other project risks, ratepayer advocates testified Tuesday. No party to the proceeding is asking that the State Corporation Commission reject outright the […]
Associated Press

Louisiana bill limiting trans athletes nears governor's desk

A bill that would keep transgender women and girls in Louisiana from competing on college and K-12 women’s and girls’ athletic teams was approved Tuesday 72-21 by the state House, moving the bill closer to the desk of Gov. John Bel Edwards, who vetoed similar legislation last year. The Senate had already passed the measure […]

Arizona Education

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KTAR.com

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.
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KTAR.com

New ASU research facility named Rob and Melani Walton Center for Planetary Health

A new Arizona State University research facility was named in April in honor of two sustainability donors that have focused on solutions made to improve the planet.
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KTAR.com

Phoenix educator earns $25,000 award for leadership guidance

An educator in Phoenix won a national award and $25,000 on Friday for leadership guidance she's displayed in her community, officials announced.

Arizona Technology

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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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Data Doctors

A handful of free and easy video editors for beginners

For those looking to get into video editing, here are a few options that work directly on smartphones, computers and tablets.
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KTAR.com

Waymo announces launch of ride-hailing service tester program in downtown Phoenix

Autonomous ride-hailing service Waymo on Tuesday announced the launch of its new tester program in downtown Phoenix. 

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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 […]
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Coco5

Suns star Devin Booker's all-natural sports drink Coco5 perfect for any activity

Devin Booker is leading the Suns in pursuit of their first NBA championship while also working to provide people proper hydration with Coco5.