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Weekend wrap-up: Here are the biggest Arizona stories from Oct. 22-24

The unexpected death of former Arizona Attorney General Grant Woods on Saturday is among the biggest Arizona stories of the weekend.
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$108 Mega Million lottery ticket sells in Lake Havasu City

The Arizona Lottery said Saturday a multi-state draw ticket worth $108 million sold at a store in Lake Havasu City on Wednesday.
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10-digit dialing required in some Arizona area codes starting Sunday

Starting Sunday, phone users in much of Arizona must include area codes when dialing to make all calls, including local calls that previously required only seven digits.
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Police identify woman in Phoenix hit-and-run incident, investigation underway

Phoenix police are searching for the driver involved in a fatal hit-and-run that occurred Saturday afternoon.
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Chief of ICU department Dr. Valentyn Koroliuk speaks to a patient with coronavirus at the city hosp...
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Arizona reports 1,483 new COVID-19 cases, 11 more deaths Sunday

Arizona health officials on Sunday reported 1,483 new COVID-19 cases and 11 additional deaths from the disease.
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DENVER, CO - JANUARY 13: Colorado Supreme Court Justice Brian D. Boatright swears in members of the...
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Arizona grand jury indicts former candidate of Cochise County Superior Court for perjury

An Arizona grand jury earlier this month indicted a former candidate for the Cochise County Superior Court for perjury, Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Thursday.
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Maricopa County approves animal shelter construction in Mesa

Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approve construction of a modern animal shelter space in the city of Mesa.
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A now hiring sign sits on a display in a clothing store Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021, in Sioux Falls, S.D...
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Where are the workers? Cutoff of jobless aid induces no influx

In states that cut off the $300 check, the workforce — the number of people who either have a job or are looking for one — has risen no more than it has in the states that maintained the payment. That federal aid, along with two jobless aid programs that served gig workers and the long-term unemployed, ended nationally Sept. 6. Yet America's overall workforce actually shrank that month.
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Grant Woods gives a tribute during a memorial service for Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., at North Phoen...
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Ducey, Arizona senators among many to react to Grant Woods’ death

Representatives and organizations spoke out after former Arizona Attorney General Grant Woods died Saturday.
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Former Arizona Attorney General Grant Woods dies at 67

Grant Woods, Arizona's former Attorney General, died unexpectedly at the age of 67 on Saturday.
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Longtime Pima County administrator hospitalized after collision in Tucson

Chuck Huckelberry was hospitalized in stable but critical condition after getting hit on his bicycle in Tucson.
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Chandler police seek suspect in hit-and-run with mother and child

The Chandler Police Department is asking the public for help in identifying the the driver of a vehicle that struck a mother and child on Thursday.
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FILE - In this May 21, 2021, file photo, licensed vocational nurse Angeline Gabuten administers the...
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Arizona reports 3,145 new COVID-19 cases, 30 more deaths Saturday

Arizona health officials on Saturday reported 3,145 new COVID-19 cases and 30 additional deaths from the disease.
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Mesa to add nearly 200 positions to fire and police departments

The city of Mesa announced Thursday it is adding nearly 200 positions to the fire and police departments in an effort to prioritize public safety.
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Tempe planning to add bike lanes on Scottsdale Road north of Curry Road

Tempe is planning to add bike lanes on Scottsdale Road in the northern part of town as part of its “20-minute city” plan to reduce reliance on motor vehicles.
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Feds designate critical habitat for narrow-headed garter snake in Arizona

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service designated critical land to help conserve the narrow-headed garter snake in Arizona.
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‘The Phoenix’ mural back on display at Sky Harbor rental car center

The eye-attracting mural at Sky Harbor dubbed "The Phoenix" is now back on display at the airport's rental car center.
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Senator Senator Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ), speaks at the 2019 American Israel Public Affairs Committee ...
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Arizona Sen. Sinema ‘most upset’ for students filmed in activists’ bathroom encounter

Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema on Friday said when she and three students were confronted in a bathroom at Arizona State University on Oct. 3 by activists, she was most upset for the students that were being filmed.
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UNITED STATES - AUGUST 23: The bath tub rings around Lake Mead at the Hoover Dam in Boulder City, N...
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Ducey allots $30M to keep water in declining Lake Mead reservoir

As water levels in Lake Mead continue to decline, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Thursday announced the investment of $30 million to keep more water in the reservoir.
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Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona leaves the U.S. Capitol Building on Oct. 21, 2021, in Washington, D....
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Sen. Kyrsten Sinema says her stance on taxes isn’t accurately portrayed

U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona says not to believe everything you read or hear about where she stands on tax policies as Democrats work out the details of their landmark domestic legislation package.
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Watch: Marine veteran grabs gun from robbery suspect in Arizona store

A U.S. Marine Corps veteran who disarmed a teenage robbery suspect in an Arizona gas station by grabbing his gun says he was “doing what needed to be done."
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Jerry Colangelo eyes ‘city of future’ in West Valley development

Phoenix business mogul Jerry Colangelo said the vision for the large-scale planned community in the West Valley near Buckeye is to make a "city of the future."
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Arizona Attorney Mark Brnovich, left, (Twitter Photo/@GeneralBrnovich) and President Joe Biden (Get...
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Arizona AG Brnovich seeks restraining order against Biden vaccine mandate

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich on Friday requested a temporary restraining order as part of his ongoing lawsuit against pending federal COVID-19 vaccine mandates.
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Valley Metro light rail northwest extension project to pick up $158M

A northwest extension of Valley Metro light rail that includes an elevated station has cleared another hurdle, earmarked for a $158 million federal grant.
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