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Griselda Zetino

Arizona group ‘very disappointed’ US will again require asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico

A faith-based organization in southern Arizona is “very disappointed” the Biden administration will reinstate the Trump-era program that requires asylum seekers to wait in Mexico for their court hearings.
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Weekend guide: Here are the biggest events around the Valley for Dec. 3-5

Two popular holiday traditions make a return in-person as part of a plentiful list of things to do across the Valley this weekend.
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Loop 101 in north Phoenix the only Valley freeway with restrictions this weekend

Valley freeways will be clear of restrictions this weekend except for a portion of Loop 101 in north Phoenix.
Associated Press

Abortions in Arizona could end if Supreme Court overturns decision

Abortions in Arizona could become illegal overnight if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns its landmark 1973 decision that said a woman has a constitutional right to end her pregnancy without government interference.
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Sutherland sentenced to 10 years in prison in Hacienda rape case

A former Arizona nurse on Thursday was sentenced to 10 years in prison for sexually assaulting an incapacitated woman who eventually gave birth about three years ago at a long-term care facility in Phoenix.
Associated Press

4 Phoenix police officers denied immunity over fatal arrest attempt

Four Phoenix police officers were denied qualified immunity in a lawsuit over the death of a Black man during a 2017 arrest attempt in which one officer pressed his knee into the man’s neck and shoulder area, according court documents.

Arizona Health

Associated Press

Abortions in Arizona could end if Supreme Court overturns decision

Abortions in Arizona could become illegal overnight if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns its landmark 1973 decision that said a woman has a constitutional right to end her pregnancy without government interference.
KTAR.com

Arizona reports 4,012 new COVID-19 cases, 33 more deaths Thursday

Arizona health officials reported 4,012 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, eclipsing 4,000 for the first time in over a week, with 33 additional deaths.
Griselda Zetino

Arizona health expert: Restricting US travel not the answer for omicron spread

The United States is looking to add more travel rules now that the new omicron variant of the coronavirus has been detected in California, but a local health expert doesn’t think travel bans are the answer.
KTAR.com

After 3-day dip, Arizona adds over 3,000 COVID-19 cases Wednesday

Arizona’s daily report of new COVID-19 cases was back over 3,000 on the first day of December after November ended with three days below that mark.
KTAR.com

Arizona, 11 other states granted injunction in suit over vaccine mandate for health care workers

Arizona and 11 other states were granted a nationwide injunction Tuesday in a lawsuit against President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for certain health care workers.
KTAR.com

Arizona COVID-19 hospitalizations higher than a year ago

On the final day of November, Arizona health officials reported nearly 3,000 new COVID-19 cases and more patients hospitalized for the virus than a year earlier.

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President, CEO & Alternate Governor Xavier A. Gutierrez (Photo by Kelsey Grant/NHLI via Getty I...
Arizona Sports

Coyotes CEO Gutierrez: Report of potential sale, move ‘incredibly frustrating’

Arizona Coyotes president Xavier Gutierrez called a report that said the team was for sale and targeting a move "utterly false."
Phoenix Suns center Deandre Ayton (22) backs down Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green duri...
Arizona Sports

Betting odds: Streaking Suns are big underdogs vs. Warriors

Eighteen wins in a row and a Tuesday victory against the Warriors isn't enough for the Phoenix Suns to be considered favorites Friday.
Arizona Diamondbacks' Ketel Marte grimaces after fouling a pitch off his foot during the eighth inn...
Arizona Sports

Report: Marlins expressed interest in D-backs’ Ketel Marte

The D-backs have not shown interest in trading Ketel Marte, but he could be a quite valuable trade chip when the lockout is over.
Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors attempts a three-point shot over Cameron Payne #15 o...
Kellan Olson

What to watch for in Round 2 of Suns vs. Warriors

After the Phoenix Suns beat the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, the two sides face off only three days later.
Jovan Blacksher Jr. #10 of the Grand Canyon Antelopes on the court during the first half against th...
Associated Press

Grand Canyon basketball drops UTSA to win 4th straight

Jovan Blacksher Jr. had a career-high 25 points and Grand Canyon held off UTSA for a 74-71 win on Thursday night.
Phoenix Suns guard Chris Paul (3) steals the ball from Detroit Pistons guard Cade Cunningham (2) du...
Kellan Olson

Suns use balanced scoring attack to win franchise-record 18th straight

The Phoenix Suns were without Devin Booker for the first time this season and used several contributions to beat the Pistons.

Arizona Business

Kevin Stone

Climbing gym, boutique fitness studio to open at Chandler shopping center

The Alta Boulders climbing gym opens Friday at Las Tiendas Village, while Eat the Frog Fitness is planning to debut at the Chandler shopping center in January.
Kevin Stone

The Mexicano, Maggiore Group's latest creation, set to open in Phoenix

The minds behind Hash Kitchen, The Sicilian Butcher and The Sicilian Baker are ready to serve up a new concept in Phoenix: The Mexicano.
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.
KTAR.com

Striking Phoenix airport workers returning to work after 10-day stoppage

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport restaurant workers who went on strike last week will return to work on Thursday, the union announced.
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3 Phoenix-area businesses make Inc. magazine list of best-led companies

A trio of metro Phoenix midsize businesses worked their way onto a national magazine's inaugural list of best-led companies in the country.
Griselda Zetino

Sky Harbor, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport see increased traffic over Thanksgiving holiday

People who flew over the Thanksgiving holiday might’ve noticed more travelers as two Valley airports reported seeing increased passengers.

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Associated Press

Bundy: Campaigning counts as court-ordered community service

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Far-right activist Ammon Bundy says time he has spent campaigning to become the next governor of Idaho should count toward the community service he was ordered to perform after being convicted of obstructing police during his trespassing arrest at the state Capitol. Aaron Welling, Bundy’s campaign treasurer, wrote late last month […]
Associated Press

Graduate student fatally stabbed, 2nd man wounded in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — A Columbia University graduate student from Italy was fatally stabbed and another Italian man was wounded in separate attacks near the university’s upper Manhattan campus, authorities said Friday. The stabbing suspect was arrested in Central Park while menacing a man with a knife, police said in a news release. The attacks […]
Associated Press

Court hears arguments in Trump rape accuser's lawsuit

NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for former President Donald Trump appeared before a federal appeals court Friday to argue that the U.S. government should take his place as the defendant in a defamation lawsuit filed by a writer who accused him of rape. The Republican’s attorneys told the judges he isn’t trying to dodge personal […]
Associated Press

Sanders to Biden: Cut back looming Medicare premium hike

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders is asking the White House to cut back a big Medicare premium hike set to take effect in weeks and tied to a pricey Alzheimer’s drug whose benefits have been widely questioned. In a letter Friday to President Joe Biden, the Vermont Independent called on the president to act […]
Associated Press

Iowa teens charged with killing teacher remain jailed

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Two Iowa teenagers charged with first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder in the death of their high school Spanish teacher will remain in jail after a judge opted to keep their bail bond at $1 million cash only in a decision released Friday. Attorneys for Willard Noble Chaiden Miller […]
Associated Press

Clergy abuse survivor Saviano lauded at funeral for courage

Phil Saviano was a clergy sex abuse survivor whose courage to go public and resolve to hold abusers and their enablers accountable inspired and strengthened survivors from around the world, his brother said at his funeral Mass on Friday. Saviano, who died Sunday at age 69 after a battle with gallbladder cancer, was remembered at […]

Arizona Education

Torrence Dunham

Shooting incident won't cause Phoenix Union High School District to rethink resource officers

A shooting incident at Cesar Chavez High School on Monday won't result in the Phoenix Union High School District rethinking its decision to remove school resource officers, Superintendent Dr. Chad Gestson said.
KTAR.com

Kyrene School District approves higher pay for substitute teachers

The Kyrene School District Governing Board on Tuesday approved a pay increase for substitute teachers.
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Arizona law allows Indigenous students greater cultural expression at graduation

Before a new Arizona law was passed in April, some schools prohibited regalia at graduations, contributing to systemic limits on cultural expression.

Arizona Technology

Kim Komando

You can show photos saved to your phone on your TV

If you’re not watching anything, why not display your favorite photos? Here are a few easy ways to get the job done, straight from your phone.
Kim Komando

Amazon shoppers need to take these steps during the holidays

The holiday shopping season is a good time to revisit Amazon's security essentials, so you don’t have to worry about spoiling a surprise or putting your privacy at risk.
KTAR.com

$240M in tech, research proposals approved for ASU, UArizona, NAU

The board governing Arizona’s three public universities recently approved $240 million in funding proposals for technology and research advancements.

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Gain insights on next year’s trends at 58th Annual Economic Forecast Luncheon

Employment is recovering from the severe contraction induced by the pandemic, but it is still way below levels at the start of 2020. Can it fully recover in the coming year?
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Sanderson Ford offers cars and deals for all this holiday season

Sanderson Ford’s No! Vember Black Friday sale is giving an opportunity to purchase a new 2021 vehicle just in time for the holiday season.
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Thyroid issues: Here are the warning signs and what to do

In a 100-person office in the United States, an estimated 12 co-workers, employees and loved ones, will likely develop a thyroid condition during their lifetime. That’s because, according to the American Thyroid Association, more than 12% of the U.S. population will experience thyroid issues.
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Upcoming holiday season is peak time for DUI arrests

The holiday season may be the most wonderful time of the year, but it’s also the most dangerous time of the year to be driving. That’s why it’s important to remember to call Sweet James Accident Attorneys if you’re injured or arrested because of a DUI accident.
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How your family can explore the Musical Instrument Museum

Whether you want to spend a day with family, do crafts with kids at home, or have an adult night out, the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix has options. As the world’s only global musical instrument museum, MIM offers interactive and immersive exhibits to foster an appreciation of different cultures and their instruments. “A visit […]