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Phoenix breaks 30-year-old daily heat record on Thursday

A 30-year-old daily heat record in Phoenix was broken on Thursday when the mercury reached 111 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.
17 days ago
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Kevin Stone

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey rips President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine plan

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey blasted Joe Biden’s new COVID-19 vaccine requirements, vowing to "push back" against the policy the president unveiled Thursday.
17 days ago
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73-year-old Mesa woman found dead 2 days after Silver Alert issued

The subject of a Silver Alert in Mesa was found dead Thursday morning, two days after she went missing, authorities said.
17 days ago
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Danny Shapiro

Organ Stop Pizza organist retiring after more than 40 years

An organist who performed at Valley-based Organ Stop Pizza for over 40 years will make his final regular appearance on Friday.
17 days ago
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Sheriff Penzone: No ‘specific issues’ regarding 9/11 threats in metro Phoenix

Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone said there are no “specific issues” regarding potential threats in metro Phoenix related to Saturday’s 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
17 days ago
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1 dead after red light crash near Loop 202 Red Mountain Freeway in Mesa

One person died Thursday morning following a crash near the Loop 202 Red Mountain Freeway in Mesa, authorities said.
17 days ago
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Arizona reaches for a piece of the action as sports betting begins

The business of sports betting on colleges and pros went live in Arizona early Thursday, hours before the NFL season kicks off.
17 days ago
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Arizona reports 2,480 new COVID-19 cases, 62 more deaths Thursday

Arizona health officials on Thursday reported 2,480 new COVID-19 cases and 62 additional deaths from the disease.
17 days ago
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Injured mother is primary suspect in deaths of 2 children in Phoenix

Two young children are dead and their hospitalized mother is the primary suspect, Phoenix police said early Thursday.
17 days ago
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US 60 to be closed in both directions between Superior and Miami

Both directions of U.S. 60 between Superior and Miami will be closed from Sunday night through the following Friday as part of the Pinto Creek bridge replacement project.
17 days ago
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Real estate management company buys modernist Phoenix building for headquarters

A real estate company is breathing new life into a downtown Phoenix office building that was designed by one of the area's most notable modernist architects.
17 days ago
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Scottsdale ranked as one of best US cities for retirement, WalletHub says

WalletHub ranked Scottsdale as the third-best city to retire in the country.
17 days ago
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2022 reservations open next week for Grand Canyon North Rim lodge

People looking to head up north for some cooler temperatures next year can begin booking reservations for a historic lodge on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon starting Wednesday.
17 days ago
FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2021 file photo Rep. Bret Roberts, R-Maricopa, is sworn in during the openi...
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Republican Arizona state Rep. Bret Roberts abruptly announces resignation

Arizona state Rep. Bret Roberts abruptly announced Wednesday he's resigning from the Legislature, just two weeks after he filed to run for reelection.
18 days ago
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Pima County to require unvaccinated employees to pay more for health insurance

Arizona’s second most populous county is prodding its workforce to get COVID-19 vaccinations by requiring employees who refuse the shots to pay more for their health insurance.
18 days ago
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Danny Shapiro

Excessive heat warning issued for Thursday in Phoenix with temps to near 110

An excessive heat warning was issued for Thursday in Phoenix with temperatures expected to near 110 degrees.
18 days ago
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Assistant Jeff Barton picked to succeed Phoenix City Manager Ed Zuercher

The Phoenix City Council announced plans last week to appoint Assistant City Manager Jeff Barton as the successor to City Manager Ed Zuercher, who is retiring.
18 days ago
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Pavement project for I-10 in West Valley starts with closure this weekend

A portion of eastbound Interstate 10 in the East Valley will be closed this weekend as a pavement project to improve the riding surface along the highway gets underway.
18 days ago
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Kevin Stone

Sen. Sinema questions VA about support plans after Afghanistan withdrawal

U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona wants the Department of Veterans Affairs to be proactive in getting service members the support they need following the military withdrawal from Afghanistan.
18 days ago
Democrat Kirsten Engel resigned from the Arizona Senate on Sept. 8, 2021, to focus on her campaign ...
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Democrat resigns from Arizona Senate to focus on congressional run

Democratic state Sen. Kirsten Engel of Tucson resigned from the Legislature to focus on her campaign for the U.S. House.
18 days ago
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Here’s where 9/11 tributes are taking place in metro Phoenix in 2021

A variety of tributes are scheduled across metro Phoenix this week to remember the lives lost in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and honor the sacrifices of first responders.
18 days ago
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Electric-vehicle conversion company moving to Gilbert, hiring 300

A Tempe-based electric vehicle conversion manufacturer plans to move into a huge new facility in the East Valley before the end of year and then ramp up production by spring.
18 days ago
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Danny Shapiro

Displaced animals from Hurricane Ida arrive in Arizona

Dozens of dogs and cats displaced because of Hurricane Ida's impact in Louisiana have a new home in Arizona.
18 days ago
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Woman in handcuffs shoots deputy in hand at Arizona gas stop

A handcuffed woman who was arrested Tuesday with a gun at a highway gas station near Kingman managed to grab a revolver from a deputy's holster and shoot him in the hand before another officer brought her down using a stun gun.
18 days ago
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Arizona reports 2,222 new COVID-19 cases, 26 more deaths Wednesday

Arizona health officials on Wednesday reported 2,222 new COVID-19 cases and 26 additional deaths from the disease.
18 days ago
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Phoenix family of 4 escapes house fire without injury

A family of four lost belongings but came away from a house fire unharmed late Tuesday night in Phoenix.
18 days ago
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Griselda Zetino

Supt. Hoffman ‘extremely frustrated’ over Gov. Ducey’s school vouchers program

Arizona’s top public schools official is concerned over a new private school vouchers program the governor created for parents who oppose school COVID-19 restrictions.
18 days ago
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New Ling & Louie’s concept opening in Scottsdale next week

Ling’s Wok Shop, a new modern Asian cuisine concept from Ling & Louie's, is set to open in north Scottsdale next week.
18 days ago
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Phoenix Fan Fusion postpones January convention due to COVID-19 concerns

Pop culture enthusiasts will have to wait even longer to celebrate their favorite character at Phoenix Fan Fusion as a convention scheduled for January has been postponed due to COVID-19 concerns.
18 days ago
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Dragonfly and Butterfly Bash coming to Chandler park later this month

The city of Chandler announced that the Dragonfly and Butterfly Bash will be coming to Veterans Oasis Park later this month.
18 days ago