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Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine works in kids ages 5 to 11

Pfizer said Monday its COVID-19 vaccine works for children ages 5 to 11 and that it will seek U.S. authorization for this age group soon — a key step toward beginning vaccinations for youngsters. The vaccine made by Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech already is available for anyone 12 and older. But with kids […]
1 year ago
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Wills Rice

Bourbon and Bones to open third Valley location in Peoria next fall

Bourbon and Bones Chophouse will open a third Valley location on the corner of 83rd Avenue and Happy Valley Road in Peoria in 2022.
1 year ago
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Associated Press

Correction: United States-Afghanistan story

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story published August 27, 2021, about a U.S. drone strike in Afghanistan, The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of province where the strike took place. It was Nangarhar province, not Nangahar. Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. […]
1 year ago
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Lawmakers vow to investigate police after Capitol breach

Lawmakers are vowing an investigation into how law enforcement handled Wednesday’s violent breach at the Capitol.
2 years ago
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Donald Trump responds to McCain, Graham to defend immigration policy

Donald Trump responded to John McCain's and Lindsey Graham's joint statement that expressed concerns the president's executive order on immigration.
6 years ago
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Main Street Minute: Fifth Noodles and Company opening in the Valley

A popular noodles chain is opening its fifth spot in the Valley next week and Pinal County's sheriff office has openings.
6 years ago
President-elect Donald Trump speaks to reporters at Mar-a-Lago, Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016, in Palm B...
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Three men and a maybe: Can ex-foes Trump, McCain and Flake get along?

Of the 20 states with two Republican senators, only one had both senators publicly declare they would not vote for Donald Trump – Arizona.
6 years ago
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KTAR.com

Publicist: Singer George Michael passes away at home

Singer George Michael has passed away at the age of 53 at his home in Oxfordshire. Michael's publicist broke the news in a statement.
6 years ago
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Brock Turner’s court case was most searched topic in Arizona

The court case of Brock Turner was the most searched topic in the state of Arizona in 2016. Turner was sentenced six months in jail for sexual assault.
6 years ago
Rep. Matt Salmon, R-Mesa, leaves Congress after this month....
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Salmon leaves Washington – for a second time – with no regrets

After being re-elected in his last two elections, Matt Salmon announced this summer that he would not run for again, and will be replaced by Andy Biggs.
6 years ago
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Lucid Motors unveils electric car to be built at Arizona plant

Production of Lucid Motors' luxury model vehicle is slated to begin production within the year, with up to 20,000 vehicles to be fully built by 2018.
6 years ago
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Corbin Carson

Parents, here’s a last-minute gift idea that’s out of this world

Can't find that last-minute Christmas gift? Well, you're in luck; just look up to the stars, and you might find something to your liking.
6 years ago
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Taylor Swift claims top spot on Forbes’ list of highest-paid musicians

With an earnings of $170 million, 26-year-old Taylor Swift took over the top spot on Forbes' list of highest-paid musicians of 2016.
6 years ago
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Phoenix man receives tattoos as way to raise money for friend battling cancer

Trying to help a friend, Aaron Shoemaker has decided to get a tattoo of the name of any person, brand or business that donates $5,000 or more.
6 years ago
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Study shows Scottsdale pays more toward safety costs of entertainment district

According to a study, Scottsdale pays $3,198,737 per year in public safety costs in order to patrol and manage issues that may arise in the district.
6 years ago
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Christmas permits sold out at Tonto National Forest

Tonto National Forest has stated that all of the Christmas tree permits have been sold out. If you obtained a permit, please follow these safety procedures.
6 years ago
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Corbin Carson

Memorial dedicated to Tempe’s fallen heroes

The City of Tempe has dedicated a new memorial to honor its fallen heroes. The memorial pays tribute to five officers, three canines and one firefighter.
6 years ago
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Mike Sackley

Phoenix-area city to kick off outdoor party series this Friday

The Old Town section of Peoria was recently cleared, allowing city organizers to put together a party that can "pop-up".
6 years ago
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KTAR.com

Glendale motorcycle officer involved in accident with pedestrian

Glendale Police Department is reporting that around 3:30 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 4, an officer collided with a pedestrian west of 99th Ave. and Glendale Ave.
6 years ago
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Real estate group backing off opposition toward proposed Coyotes arena

One of the groups that initially opposed the idea of the Arizona Coyotes building a new arena in Tempe might be warming up to the idea.
6 years ago
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MVD to implement law that waives costs for survivors of military killed in duty

Starting Jan. 1, 2017, certain fees and taxes will be waived for survivors of military members killed in service to the United States.
6 years ago
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Freeway restrictions around the Valley include closures on I-17

Arizona Department of Transportation is reporting that there will be two planned freeway restrictions this weekend along the Interstate 17.
6 years ago
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Mike Sackley

Arizona seeing a steady increase in construction jobs

Over the past year, Arizona has continued to see strong growth in the construction industry, and the amount of jobs have increased from a year ago.
6 years ago
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NWS: Expect rain showers throughout Phoenix

National Weather Service is reporting that multiple rain showers will sporadically hit various areas of Phoenix throughout Sunday evening.
6 years ago