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Maricopa community colleges get $17.1M from cannabis tax in first year of legality

Taxes from the sale of recreational cannabis during the first year of legality in Arizona resulted in millions of dollars for local community colleges, officials said Tuesday.
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2 Arizona tribes to receive $1.6M in latest round of US tribal housing grants

Two tribes in northern Arizona will receive $1.6 million in federal grants as part of COVID-19 relief efforts, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Tuesday.
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Phoenix Zoo to host extra night of ZooLights for adults on Thursday

Adults can go through the Phoenix Zoo's annual ZooLights holiday display one final time on Thursday before the experience is turned off until next winter. 
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Skull of extinct crocodile-like reptile to be on display at Arizona museum

People will soon be able to get a look at the skull of a crocodile-like reptile that lived in Arizona millions of years ago.
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Yeehaw! Buckeye Days to celebrate city’s Old West beginnings

The West Valley city of Buckeye is throwing a party later this month to celebrate its history with a cattle drive parade, a rodeo and more, officials announced Tuesday.
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Frontier Airlines adding daily nonstop route between Phoenix, Chicago Midway

Frontier Airlines is set to add another daily nonstop route between Phoenix and Chicago in the coming months.
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Federal officials unveil 10-year strategy to mitigate wildfires in Arizona, other states

Federal officials on Tuesday unveiled a 10-year strategy to mitigate the growing threat of wildfires in Arizona and other susceptible states.
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Battered by pandemic, FilmBar in downtown Phoenix closes after 11 years

FilmBar, a downtown Phoenix entertainment staple, has closed its doors after nearly 11 years, citing challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Arizona Humane Society frees lost dog from cement wall, reunites him with Valley family

The Arizona Humane Society came to the rescue of a lost dog who got his head stuck through a cement wall and later reunited Buddy with his family.
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FBI arrests Arizona man who allegedly had live grenade in his RV

Federal authorities last week arrested an eastern Arizona man accused of possessing a live grenade in his recreational vehicle.
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Police arrest Gilbert man in connection with woman found dead at his home

Police in Gilbert on Monday arrested a man they suspect of killing a young woman who lived with him
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Arizona expert says end of COVID public health emergency could be near

A prominent Arizona health expert said the omicron wave of COVID-19 is nearing its peak, and the end of the state’s public health emergency could soon follow.
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Fry’s Food Stores to open new Queen Creek location Wednesday

Fry’s Food Stores is opening its new Queen Creek location with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday morning.
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Navajo Nation increases ability to do COVID testing, vaccinations

Health facilities on the Navajo Nation are increasing the ability to test for COVID-19 and vaccinate people as the omicron variant spreads, tribal leaders said.
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Memorial service for former Goodyear Mayor Georgia Lord to be held on Friday

A celebration of life will be held Friday for former Goodyear Mayor Georgia Lord, who died last month at the age of 83, the city announced.
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Arizona Sen. Mark Kelly, agriculture chief to speak on wildfire mitigation plan

U.S. Sen. Mark Kelly of Arizona and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack were set to make an announcement Tuesday in Phoenix about the Biden Administration's wildfire mitigation strategy.
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Arizona health department: ERs are for medical emergencies, not COVID-19 testing

The Arizona Department of Health Services said Friday that because emergency rooms are at the front line of the COVID-19 response, the community should remember the rooms are reserved for medical emergencies only and not for COVID-19 testing.
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Yuma hospital receives aid from Air Force team to care for COVID patients

A 15-member Air Force medical augmentation team is helping with staff shortages amid increasing numbers of COVID-19 patients at Yuma Regional Medical Center.
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Phoenix saw 9.7% inflation last year, outstripping national rate of 7%

Consumer prices rose by an average of 7% in U.S. cities last year, the steepest rise in decades, and they grew even faster in the Phoenix metro area, according to new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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Arizona Sen. Kelly Townsend announces bid for state congressional seat

State Sen. Kelly Townsend announced Monday she will run for Congress to represent southern Arizona.
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Chances of light rain in Phoenix on Tuesday, followed by higher than normal temps

A weather system passing the Valley may bring chances of light rain and showers on Tuesday, officials said.
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Street Eats Food Truck Festival heads to Salt River Fields in early February

Arizona foodies, get your calendars set for Feb. 5-6 when the Street Eats Food Truck Festival makes its way to Salt River Fields.
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Arizona Department of Public Safety search for missing 37-year-old woman

The Arizona Department of Public Safety on Sunday released information regarding a woman from Phoenix who'd been missing since the early morning and potentially requires medical attention.
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Chase Field to host Zac Brown Band as final stop on international tour

Grammy-award winning and multi-platinum Zac Brown Band will be playing at Chase Field in Phoenix on Nov. 19.
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