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Good Life Festival with America, Don Felder coming to Schnepf Farms in Queen Creek next month

The Good Life Festival is set to return in November at its new home of Schnepf Farms in Queen Creek with iconic rock and roll band America headlining the event.
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US Marshals Service Task Force arrests Arizona man on charges related to weapons violations

The United States Marshals Service Task Force has arrested a man in Yuma based on a warrant issued for his arrest on charges related to weapons violations, authorities said Friday.
Danny Shapiro

Coldplay bringing tour to State Farm Stadium in Glendale next year

Grammy Award-winning rock band Coldplay is inviting its Arizona fans to "Viva La Vida" next May when it makes a tour stop at State Farm Stadium in Glendale.
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Low-income voters cast nearly 44% of all Arizona votes in 2020, study finds

Low-income voters accounted for 35% of the 168 million votes cast nationwide in the 2020 presidential election, and in Arizona that percentage was 44, according to a recent study by the Poor People’s Campaign.
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Weekend wrap-up: Here are the biggest Arizona stories from Oct. 15-17

Tempe city council members considering renaming locations linked to a local Ku Klux Klan chapter from the 1920s is among the biggest Arizona stories of the weekend.
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Police looking for armed suspect accused of sexual assault near ASU parking structure

Arizona State University police are looking for a suspect who allegedly sexually assaulted a woman near an ASU parking structure on Sunday morning. 

Arizona Health

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Arizona reports 2,399 new COVID-19 cases, 38 more deaths Friday

Arizona health officials on Friday reported 2,399 new COVID-19 cases and 38 additional deaths from the disease.
Ali Vetnar

Phoenix man describes battle with West Nile virus as cases spike

A north Phoenix man is one of many who have battled West Nile virus in Arizona this season as the state leads the country in cases.
KTAR.com

Arizona reports 2,386 new COVID-19 cases, 6 more deaths Thursday

Arizona health officials on Thursday reported 2,386 new COVID-19 cases and six additional deaths from the disease.
Ali Vetnar

UArizona medical students to deliver healthy meals to cancer patients in Phoenix

University of Arizona medical students will soon deliver healthy meals to the homes of cancer patients in Phoenix as part of a partnership with a Valley-based nonprofit organization.
KTAR.com

Arizona reports 2,319 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, subtracts 6 deaths

Arizona health officials on Wednesday reported 2,319 new COVID-19 cases and made a data correction that subtracted six deaths from the pandemic total.
Ali Vetnar

New cancer detection technology available for Phoenix first responders

A groundbreaking blood test is now available to help Phoenix first responders detect cancer.

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Minnesota Vikings cornerback Patrick Peterson (7) reacts after breaking up a pass during the second...
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Vikings put CB Patrick Peterson on IR with hamstring injury

Vikings cornerback Patrick Peterson was placed on injured reserve after hurting his hamstring. He must miss a minimum of three games.
Deandre Ayton #22 of the Phoenix Suns reacts in the first half of game five of the NBA Finals at Fo...
Arizona Sports

Report: Deandre Ayton extension talks with Suns end before deadline

Deandre Ayton and the Suns have ended extension talks with three hours left before the deadline, reports Adrian Wojnarowski.
Kyler Murray #1 of the Arizona Cardinals throws the ball before the game against the Jacksonville J...
Tyler Drake

The 5: Arizona Cardinals standouts through 6 games in 2021

It has certainly been a team effort across the board, but there have been more than a few key contributors to the Cardinals' success in 2021.
Running back Max Borghi #21 of the Washington State Cougars rushes the football against linebacker ...
Arizona Sports

ASU football set for noon kickoff on Oct. 30 vs. Washington State

Kickoff for the Sun Devils against the Cougars on Saturday, Oct. 30, in Tempe has been set for noon, the Pac-12 announced Monday.
Bennedict Mathurin #0 of the Arizona Wildcats high fives Azuolas Tubelis #10 after a three-point sh...
Arizona Sports

Arizona Wildcats just outside AP preseason men’s basketball poll

The Arizona Wildcats garnered 26 points in the preseason men's basketball Associated Press poll for 2021-22.
Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator and acting head coach Vance Joseph looks on during the seco...
Arizona Sports

Listen: Cardinals’ Joseph, Bidwill give locker room speeches after win vs. Browns

Acting coach Vance Joseph and Cardinals owner Michael Bidwill credited their team for overcoming in a win against the Browns.

Arizona Business

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Phoenix adopts roadmap to cut emissions, reach net-zero goal by 2050

The city of Phoenix Tuesday approved a climate action plan with the goal of reaching net-zero by 2050 while also reducing 50% of emissions by 2030. 
Danny Shapiro

Circle K introducing frictionless checkout at Tempe store, other Arizona locations

Circle K has introduced frictionless checkout at a Tempe store with plans to expand the technology to several Arizona locations in the coming weeks.
KTAR.com

Tratto in Phoenix makes New York Times' top 50 restaurant list for 2021

Phoenix restaurant Tratto has been named to The New York Times' list of the top 50 restaurants in the nation for 2021.
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

Retail real estate company to develop 3 shopping centers in metro Phoenix

The owner of numerous shopping centers in metro Phoenix plans to add three more to the Valley after a decade-plus break from ground-up retail development.
Danny Shapiro

Arizona makes $5 million more available to help small business recovery

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has made $5 million more in funding available to aid small businesses recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic and recent weather-related damages.

United States

Associated Press

US formally removes Colorado River fish's endangered status

DENVER (AP) — The humpback chub, a rare fish found only in the Colorado River basin, has been brought back from the brink of extinction after decades of protection, though work must continue to ensure its survival, federal authorities said Monday in reclassifying the species from endangered to threatened status. The fish, which gets its […]
Associated Press

New Orleans council member faces drunk driving accusation

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A New Orleans City Council member is facing a drunk driving charge for the third time after an arrest early Monday. News outlets in New Orleans say jail records and a police report show that Jared Brossett, 39, is facing a driving while intoxicated charge after police found him asleep in […]
Associated Press

New this week: 'Dune,' 'Invasion' and an Elton John album

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — Denis Villeneuve’s somberly majestic adaptation of Frank Herbert’s 1965 cult sci-fi novel “Dune,” with its grand-scale architecture and thundering sonic blasts, would certainly be best experienced on the big screen. But […]
Associated Press

Lieberman book details help he received from GOP in 2006

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman of Connecticut details in a new book how aid from top Republicans — including strategist Karl Rove — helped him win reelection against a more left-leaning Democrat and a Republican. Lieberman ran as an independent in 2006 after losing the Democratic primary to now-Gov. Ned Lamont, […]
Associated Press

New Jersey has its first $1 billion month in sports betting

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey’s sports betting industry became the first in the United States to take in more than a billion dollars’ worth of bets in a single month, in September, as football season sent more gamblers to sports books and, crucially, their phones, according to figures released Monday. Figures from the […]
Associated Press

Judge denies request to block lethal injection in Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge has declined to block Thursday’s scheduled execution of an Alabama inmate convicted of the 1991 kidnap and murder of a woman abducted outside an automatic teller machine. U.S. Chief District Judge Emily Marks on Sunday denied a request for a preliminary injunction sought by lawyers for Willie B. […]

Arizona Education

Kevin Stone

ASU, UArizona, NAU announce COVID-19 vaccine mandates for employees

Arizona’s three public universities announced Friday they will be requiring most employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by Dec. 8.
Jim Cross

Tempe Union High School District to phase out resource officers

The Tempe Union High School District has voted to phase out the use of local police as school resource officers by next August.
Ali Vetnar

UArizona medical students to deliver healthy meals to cancer patients in Phoenix

University of Arizona medical students will soon deliver healthy meals to the homes of cancer patients in Phoenix as part of a partnership with a Valley-based nonprofit organization.
Griselda Zetino

New data shows student enrollment rebounding at Arizona’s public schools

Enrollment appears to be increasing for public schools across Arizona, according to the latest student count numbers by the state Department of Education.
Griselda Zetino

Arizona education experts concerned Latino students still lag in classroom

Latinos make up nearly half of all K-12 public school students in Arizona but continue to underperform on key education benchmarks, raising concerns about the state's future workforce.
Kevin Stone

Arizona education chief says federal COVID funds 'essential' for safe schools

Arizona has now received more than $4 billion in federal COVID-19 recovery funds for education, which Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman said has been “incredibly critical” for schools to safely reopen because “the state has fallen short” in that regard.

Arizona Technology

Kim Komando

9 photos you should always have at the ready on your phone

Your phone’s photo library is good for more than just selfies and pictures of food for Instagram. Snap and keep copies of important documents such as vaccination cards, driver's license and other forms of identification.
Ken Colburn, Data Doctors

This is what you need to know about security for Windows 11

Here's what you need to know about Windows 11 security on your device.
Danny Shapiro

Circle K introducing frictionless checkout at Tempe store, other Arizona locations

Circle K has introduced frictionless checkout at a Tempe store with plans to expand the technology to several Arizona locations in the coming weeks.
KTAR.com

ADOT begins project to bring broadband internet to rural Arizona communities

A new Arizona Department of Transportation project is underway to deliver broadband internet access to rural communities.
GENESIS SANDOVAL | CRONKITE NEWS

Robocalls in Arizona dip as FCC rules kick in; advocates say more should be done

Robocalls to Arizonans dropped by more than 3 million in July, to about 84.4 million for the month, as the first phase of a new federal mandate took effect that requires phone companies to implement anti-robocall measures.
Kim Komando

9 free software copycats that work better than expensive programs

There are more features and tricks hiding in your Mac or PC than most people will ever know. You can do even more if you know the right software to download.

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What you need to know about spine health

With 540 million people suffering from lower back pain, it remains the leading cause of long-term disability. That’s why World Spine Day on Oct. 16 will raise awareness about spinal health with its theme, BACK2BACK. “BACK2BACK will focus on highlighting ways in which people can help their spines by staying mobile, avoiding physical inactivity, not overloading […]
Day & Night Air Conditioning, Heating and Plumbing

Why fall maintenance is important for your heating system and A/C

It’s easy to ignore your heater and air conditioner when they’re working but the moment something breaks, you will likely regret not keeping up with maintenance. After all, if something goes wrong, you may be stuck with a repair that will take longer and be more expensive than simple maintenance.
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How to sharpen your vision with elective procedures

Imagine opening your eyes in the morning and being able to see clearly. You wouldn’t have to wait to put on glasses or contacts, and there would be no more blurry showers nor forgetting where your glasses are.
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3 cool tips to turn everyday moments into learning experiences for your child

Early brain development has a crucial impact on a child’s ability to learn and succeed in school and life. Research has shown that 90% of a child’s brain is developed by age five.
Sweet James

Best fall road trips to take on a motorcycle

Autumn in Arizona brings the beauty of color-changing leaves and a relief from summer heat. It’s one of the most pleasant times to explore the outdoors, especially on a motorcycle.
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How one organization supports early childhood literacy for the most vulnerable

Nearly two out of every three children in low-income communities don’t own a single children’s book, a fact that ultimately could have profound impacts even before entering kindergarten, according to Arizona nonprofit Southwest Human Development.