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Torrence Dunham

Arizona gubernatorial candidate Hobbs vows to work on rolling back abortion restrictions

Democratic Arizona gubernatorial candidate Katie Hobbs said Tuesday that, if elected to the office, she would work on rolling back the restrictive abortion measures recently enacted by Gov. Doug Ducey and the state legislature.
16 days ago
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Torrence Dunham

Maricopa County Supervisor Thomas Galvin says Arizona AG Mark Brnovich has gone rogue

Maricopa County Supervisor Thomas Galvin said last week that Mark Brnovich has gone rogue after the Republican state attorney general released an interim report of his investigation of the 2020 election that raised concerns about procedures.
18 days ago
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KTAR News’ Gaydos and Chad Show brings back Food Bank Fridays to support St. Mary’s

KTAR's Gaydos and Chad are bringing back their Food Bank Fridays to benefit St. Mary's Food Bank.
21 days ago
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Torrence Dunham

Former Phoenix Police assistant chief: Williams’ legacy is transparency, leadership amid protests

The former assistant chief of the Phoenix Police Department said Tuesday that Jeri Williams' time as head of the force will be remembered for transparency advances and her leadership during protests following the death of George Floyd.
23 days ago
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Late Valley anchor Kent Dana happy to work in city where he grew up, son says

Kent Dana, a fixture for decades on many televisions in the Valley delivering news and telling stories, died Tuesday at the age of 80.
1 month ago
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Sam Graveline

Phoenix HS senior uses childhood bullying experience to create change

When Julia Rivas was 10, she was bullied by her classmates at her school for her weight. Now 18, she's using her past to make a difference.
1 month ago
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Arizona shelter services CEO: Health, housing issues lead to senior homelessness rise

Senior citizen homeless rates in Arizona have been rising and increased rent prices continue to instigate the issue.
1 month ago
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Danny Shapiro

Brnovich gives update to Fann on AG’s investigation into Maricopa County election procedures

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich on Wednesday provided an initial update to Senate President Karen Fann on his office's investigation into election procedures stemming from the 2020 election in Maricopa County.
2 months ago
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Danny Shapiro

Sinema has no confidence for safe, workable plan after ban lifted on asylum seekers at border

U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona said Tuesday she has no confidence in the Biden administration to form a workable plan after it lifts the ban on asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border next month.
2 months ago
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Danny Shapiro

Democrat Julie Gunnigle to be on ballot for Maricopa County attorney special election

It took Democrat Julie Gunnigle about a day to receive enough valid signatures to be on the ballot for the upcoming special election to replace Allister Adel as Maricopa County attorney.
2 months ago
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Torrence Dunham

Rick Romley says challenge awaits next Maricopa County attorney, would consider interim role

Former Maricopa County Attorney Rick Romley said Monday challenges await the next person to hold the role following Republican Allister Adel's resignation, adding he would consider the position on an interim basis.
2 months ago
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Increasing assaults on Phoenix Police officers worrying chief

Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams expressed concern Monday after two more officers were injured in an ambush the day prior, continuing a troubling trend of assaults on law enforcement.
2 months ago
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Torrence Dunham

Arizona Department of Education to award $1,000 grants for classroom projects

The Arizona Department of Education announced Tuesday it would be providing $1,000 grants to teachers for classroom projects.
3 months ago
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Arizona gubernatorial GOP candidate calls for state Sen. Rogers to resign

Matt Salmon, a Republican Arizona candidate for governor, on Thursday called on fellow GOP member and state Sen. Wendy Rogers to resign from her post over rhetoric that got her censured in the Senate earlier this week.
3 months ago
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Arizona’s Sinema says meeting with Border Patrol was ‘sobering conversation’

U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona met with the National Border Patrol Council in Yuma on Wednesday, a summit she described as a "sobering conversation" due to low morale and a continued flow of migrants at the southern border.
3 months ago
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Arizona state Sen. Ugenti-Rita defends ‘educational terrorist’ comment made on Senate floor

Arizona state Sen. Michelle Ugenti-Rita on Tuesday defended a comment made a day earlier on the Senate floor in which she referred to those who assisted in shutting down in-person learning during COVID as "educational terrorists."
3 months ago
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Former Phoenix Police assistant chief: Assaulting officers won’t end well regardless of age

The former assistant chief of the Phoenix Police Department said people who get aggressive with officers are asking for trouble regardless of the age of the individual.
4 months ago
Undocumented immigrants walk through the Maricopa County "Tent City Jail" to get exercise on April ...
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Arizona gubernatorial candidate Salmon wants to build Tent City-like facility near southern border

Arizona gubernatorial candidate Matt Salmon wants to build a Tent City-like facility near the southern border in an effort to slow migration numbers.
4 months ago
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Danny Shapiro

Arizona schools chief Hoffman urges Legislature to act on spending limit measure

Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman is worried politics and a noncommittal Legislature could jeopardize over $1.1 billion in school funding due to a 40-year-old spending limit.
4 months ago
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Torrence Dunham

Phoenix Union superintendent: All hands on deck to keep in-person learning amid staff shortage

A labor crisis compounded by the spread of the COVID-19 omicron variant is proving a tough task to keep in-person learning going at the Phoenix Union High School District, Superintendent Chad Gestson said Thursday.
4 months ago
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Torrence Dunham

Arizona State University students return to campus amid omicron COVID-19 surge

Thousands of Arizona State University students returned to campus Monday with new COVID-19 protocols in place as the omicron variant of the virus surges.
5 months ago
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Danny Shapiro

Arizona Senate President Fann reiterates audit goal was to improve election processes

Arizona Senate President Karen Fann reiterated Thursday that the goal of the audit of 2020 Maricopa County election results was to improve processes for the future.
5 months ago
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Kevin Stone

Arizona teachers union leader says tweet wasn’t advocating sick-out ‘in any way’

An Arizona teachers union leader said his tweet about staffing shortages possibly affecting school operations wasn’t a threat for a sick-out, but a heads-up for parents as the omicron variant fuels a surge in COVID-19 cases.
5 months ago
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Danny Shapiro

Phoenix-area health official believes winter COVID-19 peak won’t come until after Christmas

Some metrics have pointed to the winter peak of COVID-19 in Arizona having already passed, but a Phoenix-area health official believes that won't happen until after Christmas.
5 months ago
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Danny Shapiro

Yuma declares local emergency over surge of migrants at Mexico border

Yuma Mayor Doug Nicholls proclaimed a local emergency Thursday over what he said is a surge of migrants entering the city at the Mexico border.
6 months ago
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Torrence Dunham

Arizona Republican state Sen. Paul Boyer to not seek reelection next year

Arizona Republican state Sen. Paul Boyer has decided to forego seeking reelection next year, a decision he said Wednesday had been years in the making.
6 months ago
Gabriella Brown was nominated for Gaydos and Chad's Teacher Tribute for the month of October. (Phot...
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Shadow Mountain high school teacher wins Gaydos and Chad’s teacher tribute

A high 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 October, presented by Your Valley Toyota Dealers.
7 months ago
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Torrence Dunham

ASU student at deadly Houston music festival says people were in ‘survival mode’

A 19-year-old Arizona State University student who attended a music festival in Houston on Friday where eight people died and hundreds more were injured said people were in survival mode to avoid getting trampled in a crowd surge.
7 months ago
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona leaves the U.S. Capitol Building on Oct. 21, 2021, in Washington, D....
Kevin Stone

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.
7 months ago
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Torrence Dunham

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.
8 months ago
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