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Mesa police launches portal for filing complaints, commendations

The Mesa Police Department has unveiled a new online portal that will simplify the complaint and commendation process.
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Peoria police arrest Glendale man accused of robbing banks, jewelry store

The Peoria Police Department with assistance from the FBI and other Valley law enforcement agencies arrested a Glendale man accused of robbing two banks and a jewelry store, authorities said on Tuesday.
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Arizona House passes bipartisan election procedure bills

The Arizona House on Tuesday approved several election procedure bills in bipartisan votes.
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3-year-old girl taken to hospital in critical condition after being pulled from pool in Phoenix

A 3-year-old girl was taken to the hospital in extremely critical condition Tuesday after being pulled from a pool in Phoenix, authorities said.
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MCSO searching for suspect who allegedly backed into patrol car while fleeing in West Valley

Authorities were looking for a suspect who allegedly backed into a patrol car while fleeing in the West Valley on Tuesday.
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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.

Arizona Health

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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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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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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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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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Arizona Cardinals sign rookie OLB Myjai Sanders to a 4-year deal

The Arizona Cardinals signed rookie outside linebacker Myjai Sanders to a four-year deal on Wednesday morning.
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The Ain’t No Fang Podcast: Bullpen woes plague the Diamondbacks

Arizona Diamondbacks pitching coach Brent Strom has done wonders for the starting rotation. The same cannot be said for the bullpen.
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State Dept pushing to see Brittney Griner; NBA Commissioner weighs in

The State Department is still pushing to have regular contact with Brittney Griner, who has been detained in Russia for nearly three months.
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Offering Devin Booker supermax contract extension is no-brainer for Suns

Here's one move that should not take more than a second's worth of brain energy: Extending Devin Booker to a supermax contract.
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Jake Anderson

Diamondbacks’ Ketel Marte day-to-day with left hand discomfort

D-backs manager Torey Lovullo said Tuesday night that second baseman Ketel Marte is day-to-day with left hand discomfort.
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Jake Anderson

Merrill Kelly’s disastrous start dooms D-backs in 3rd straight loss to Dodgers

It's deja vu all over again. The D-backs lost their third straight game to the Dodgers after taking an early lead for the third game in a row.

Arizona Business

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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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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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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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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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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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Gay student says school stopping run for student leadership

BUNNELL, Fla. (AP) — A 17-year-old gay student who was suspended for leading protests at his high school against Florida’s so-called Don’t Say Gay legislation says school administrators are now stopping him from running for senior class president. Because of the disciplinary infractions he received for leading the protests at Flagler Palm Coast High School […]
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Texas inmate who escaped bus got out of restraints, cage

CENTERVILLE, Texas (AP) — A convicted murderer who escaped from a transport bus last week got out of his restraints and a caged area before stabbing the driver, and he is still on the run Wednesday, authorities said. Gonzalo Lopez, 46, who was serving a life sentence, was being transported to a medical appointment on […]
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Former NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio exploring run for US House

NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he’s considering a run for Congress after a legal battle over the state’s political maps opened up a seat in Brooklyn. The two-term Democrat, who left office at the end of 2021, said Wednesday that he’s formed an exploratory committee for New […]
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Biden's burdens grow: Sagging global economy adds to US woes

WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Joe Biden embarks for Asia on Thursday, he’s facing a new risk at home for the economy and his Democratic Party: a global slowdown caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the pandemic shutting down Chinese cities and factories. The world economy can’t cast U..S. ballots. But it’s a hidden […]
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Congress bestows its highest honor on WWII merchant marines

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has bestowed its highest honor on merchant mariners who fought in World War II, almost eight decades after the conflict in which more than 8,000 of them were killed. More than two years after Congress voted to approve the award, leaders on Capitol Hill on Wednesday awarded the Congressional Gold Medal […]
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Panel recommends replacing Massachusetts seal, motto

BOSTON (AP) — The commission put together to study the racial implications of the Massachusetts state seal and motto has voted unanimously to recommend that both be replaced. The Special Commission on the Official Seal and Motto of the Commonwealth, made up of lawmakers, members of Indigenous tribes, historians and others, made the decision at […]

Arizona Education

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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.
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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.

Arizona Technology

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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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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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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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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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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.