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  • Valley teacher rediscovers passion for education through online instruction

    A teacher in the Deer Valley Unified School District grew a newfound appreciation for the job when the COVID-19 pandemic forced her school to transition to virtual learning last year.
  • Arizona becomes second state in the country to allow paid family care

    A new legislative move in Arizona works to address the ongoing nationwide nursing shortage while also helping the needs of families with medically fragile individuals.
  • Maricopa County launches website to address 2020 election misinformation

    The Maricopa County Elections Department has a new website to address questions and what it calls misconceptions about the 2020 general election as the Arizona Senate’s audit continues.
  • 4 Valley cities ranked among the top 20 best places to rent in the country

    A personal finance website ranked four Valley cities among the top 20 best places to rent in the country.
  • Tucson’s iconic Hotel Congress in first phase of renovation plan

    Tucson's iconic Hotel Congress is getting a revamp that staff say is more than a century in the making.
  • Senators race to overcome final snags in infrastructure deal

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers racing to seal a bipartisan infrastructure deal early this coming week are hitting a major roadblock over how much money should go to public transit, the group’s lead Republican negotiator said Sunday. As discussions continued through the weekend, Ohio Sen. Rob Portman said both sides were “about 90% of the way […]
  • Weekend wrap-up: Here are the biggest Arizona stories from July 23-25

    From storms dropping more than two inches of rain in most areas across the Valley to a Phoenix police officer being arrested for assaulting a man in handcuffs, here are the biggest Arizona stories of the weekend.
  • Fauci says US headed in ‘wrong direction’ on coronavirus

    WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The United States is in an “unnecessary predicament” of soaring COVID-19 cases fueled by unvaccinated Americans and the virulent delta variant, the nation’s top infectious diseases expert said Sunday. “We’re going in the wrong direction,” said Dr. Anthony Fauci, describing himself as “very frustrated.” He said recommending that the vaccinated wear […]
  • Storm drops inches of rain in West Valley, causes flooding

    A storm in the West Valley dropped more than two inches of rain on Sunday, resulting in flooded roads and stranded drivers. 
  • Crews search for 16-year-old girl swept away by floodwaters near Cottonwood

    Search and rescue crews are on the lookout for a 16-year-old girl who was swept away by floodwaters near Cottonwood on Saturday night.
  • Arizona reports 1,508 new COVID-19 cases, 1 additional death Sunday

    Arizona health officials on Sunday reported 1,508 new COVID-19 cases. It was the seventh consecutive day with at least 1,000 cases.
  • Mesa police identify suspect who shot at officers during car chase

    Mesa police have identified two suspects who allegedly shot at officers during a car chase on Wednesday, authorities said.
  • Goodyear educator named top physics teacher of the year

    A Goodyear educator was named the top teacher of the year by the Physics Teacher Education Coalition.
  • 5 tips for staying motivated while paying off debt

    The excitement of starting your debt-free journey may have worn off, so here are five tips for staying motivated as you keep working toward your money goals so you can finish the year strong.
  • Here’s how you can easily text from your PC or Mac

    If you’re working on your computer or don’t want to use your thumbs to message, send texts straight from your PC or Mac. It’s simple to set up.
  • Pedestrian dies after being struck by impaired driver in Phoenix

    The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and it is believed that impairment -- in addition to speed -- was a contributing factor in the collision.
  • Prosecutors air more claims in R. Kelly case; 1 involves boy

    Federal prosecutors in R. Kelly's sex trafficking case say he had sexual contact with an underage boy in addition to girls, and the government wants jurors in his upcoming sex trafficking trial to hear those claims.
  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump is relentless in election fabrications

    PHOENIX (AP) — In mid-May, partisan investigators hired by Arizona state lawmakers backed off their allegation that the state’s most populous county had destroyed its 2020 election database. Confronted with proof that the data still existed, they admitted everything was there. Two months later, the tale lives on. At an event Saturday, former President Donald […]
  • Groups worry about tapping COVID relief for infrastructure

    Organizations representing long-term care facilities on Friday urged lawmakers working on a bipartisan infrastructure plan to avoid dipping into COVID-relief funds to help pay for the roughly $600 billion in new spending sought for the public works buildout.
  • Search for bodies concludes at Florida condo collapse site

    MIAMI (AP) — Firefighters on Friday declared the end of their search for bodies at the site of a collapsed Florida condo building, concluding a month of painstaking work removing layers of dangerous debris that were once piled several stories high. The June 24 collapse at the oceanside Champlain Towers South killed 97 people, with […]