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Phoenix elementary school teacher wins Gaydos and Chad’s teacher tribute

An elementary school teacher in Phoenix has been named KTAR News 92.3 FM’s Gaydos and Chad Show’s Pay Tribute to a Teacher winner for September, presented by Your Valley Toyota Dealers.
11 days ago
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Danny Shapiro

Carmona wants Arizona’s focus on public health, not politics, in fight against COVID-19

When Dr. Richard Carmona joined Arizona's COVID-19 response team as an adviser late last month, one of his first goals was to shift the conversation about the pandemic from politics to public health.
1 month ago
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Danny Shapiro

Sinema, Kelly question Biden’s Afghanistan evacuation plan

Arizona's two Democratic U.S. senators have their concerns about President Joe Biden and his administration's plan to evacuate U.S. citizens from Afghanistan in light of the country's takeover by the Taliban.
2 months ago
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Sinema slams Ducey plan to give more funds to schools that follow his rules

Democratic U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona on Tuesday said Republican Gov. Doug Ducey's plan of giving additional funding to schools that comply with certain demands, including not instituting a face mask policy, is dangerous.
2 months ago
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Chandler kindergarten teacher wins Gaydos and Chad’s teacher tribute

A teacher at a Chandler elementary school has been named KTAR News 92.3 FM’s Gaydos and Chad Show’s Pay Tribute to a Teacher winner for July.
2 months ago
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COVID outbreak in school could return kids to remote learning, Hoffman says

Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman on Wednesday said a school that has a COVID-19 outbreak may have to send kids home to learn remotely again.
3 months ago
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Arizona’s schools chief slams Ducey for limiting COVID mitigation policies

Arizona's schools chief didn't mince words Wednesday criticizing Gov. Doug Ducey limiting the ability for schools in the state to enforce COVID-19 mitigation measures, including requiring face masks.
3 months ago
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Mesa elementary school teacher wins Gaydos and Chad’s teacher tribute

A Mesa elementary school teacher has been named KTAR News 92.3 FM’s Gaydos and Chad Show’s Pay Tribute to a Teacher winner for June, presented by Your Valley Toyota Dealers.
3 months ago
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Valley man says he will get vaccine after wife’s death from COVID-19

A Valley man said he will get vaccinated against COVID-19 and wants others to use his family's story as a testimonial after his 47-year-old wife died earlier this month after contracting the virus.
3 months ago
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Sen. Sinema lauds Phoenix-area GOP officials who resisted pressure

Democratic U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona praised Phoenix-area Republican officials who didn't bend to GOP pressure on behalf of Donald Trump to prevent Joe Biden’s electoral victory.
3 months ago
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UArizona doctor advises everyone wear face masks due to Delta variant

A University of Arizona doctor on Monday recommended everyone, including those fully vaccinated, wear a mask amid a growing concern over the COVID-19 Delta variant.
4 months ago
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Tempe-based elementary teacher wins Gaydos and Chad’s teacher tribute

A Tempe Public Schools teacher has been named KTAR News 92.3 FM’s Gaydos and Chad Show’s Pay Tribute to a Teacher winner for May, presented by Your Valley Toyota Dealers.
4 months ago
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Danny Shapiro

ASU will comply with Gov. Ducey order on COVID-19 vaccine policy

Arizona State University President Michael Crow said Tuesday the school will comply with an executive order issued by Gov. Doug Ducey to block key elements of its COVID-19 vaccination policy.
4 months ago
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Brewer: Lack of record will be tough for some Arizona governor hopefuls

Former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer said Wednesday it's going to be very tough for some Arizona governor hopefuls that don't have a previous political record.
5 months ago
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Phoenix high school teacher wins Gaydos & Chad’s teacher tribute

A Phoenix teacher who currently works with high school students has been named KTAR News 92.3 FM's Gaydos and Chad Show's Pay Tribute to a Teacher winner for April, presented by Your Valley Toyota Dealers.
5 months ago
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Danny Shapiro

Arizona restaurant owner offering tuition to attract applicants

An Arizona restaurant owner is offering to help pay tuition for employees in an effort to entice people to come work for him.
5 months ago
U.S. Sen. Mark Kelly of Arizona meets with the Tucson Border Patrol Sector on Monday. (Courtesy pho...
Torrence Dunham

Sen. Mark Kelly says more help is on the way to the Arizona border

U.S. Sen. Mark Kelly of Arizona said Monday more help is on the way to the southern border amid an ongoing immigration surge.
6 months ago
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Danny Shapiro

Hobbs says concerns validated about process of audit in Maricopa County

Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs said her office's observers of the ongoing audit for the November 2020 Maricopa County election have seen their concerns validated about the process of the hand recount of the 2.1 million ballots.
6 months ago
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Hobbs: Maricopa County election audit sets dangerous precedent for country

The Arizona Senate's audit of the 2020 election results in Maricopa County won't change Democratic President Joe Biden's victory in the state, but Arizona's top election official said what it does do is set a dangerous precedent for the country.
6 months ago
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Mesa-based life skills teacher wins Gaydos and Chad’s teacher tribute

A Mesa-based teacher who works with special needs students has been named KTAR News 92.3 FM’s Gaydos and Chad Show’s Pay Tribute to a Teacher winner for April.
6 months ago
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Penzone: Maricopa County not seeing effects of recent immigration concerns

Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone said Thursday the county hasn't seen any specific spikes in areas that correlate to recent border-related developments that have concerned lawmakers.
7 months ago
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Scottsdale man, 77, rides bicycle 24 miles to receive COVID-19 vaccine

A 77-year-old Scottsdale man rode his bicycle 24 miles to get his shot at receiving the COVID-19 vaccine in mid-January.
7 months ago
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Goodyear special needs instructor wins Gaydos & Chad’s teacher tribute

A Goodyear kindergarten teacher who works with special needs students has been named KTAR News 92.3 FM's Gaydos and Chad Show's Pay Tribute to a Teacher winner for February.
7 months ago
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Torrence Dunham

Hoffman: Gov. Ducey’s order on in-person learning on track but rushed

Arizona's schools chief Kathy Hoffman said Gov. Doug Ducey's order requiring most of the state's K-12 schools provide in-person instruction was on track, but the short timing feels like "whiplash."
8 months ago