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  • Ducey says no COVID-19 changes coming after updated CDC guidance

    After the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its COVID-19 guidance Tuesday because of a surge of infections due to the delta variant, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said the state won't make any changes to its policies.
  • Ken Bennett, shut out of Arizona audit, to remain part of process, Fann says

    Arizona Senate liaison Ken Bennett, who was barred from the Cyber Ninjas-led audit of the 2020 Maricopa County election, will remain part of the process as it enters its final stages, Senate President Karen Fann confirmed Tuesday.
  • Most of Arizona included among areas CDC recommends masks indoors

    Most of Arizona has a COVID-19 transmission level high enough to fall under the new CDC recommendation that even people who are fully vaccinated should wear face masks in public indoor settings.
  • Supt. Hoffman urges Gov. Ducey to let Arizona schools mandate masks

    In response to updated CDC guidelines, Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman on Tuesday urged Gov. Doug Ducey to give schools authority over their COVID-19 policies.
  • Capitol officers tell Jan. 6 stories at hearing: ‘This is how I’m going to die’

    Police officers testified Tuesday at the emotional opening hearing of the congressional panel investigating the violent Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection.
  • Dave Ramsey says: If businesses want to tithe, base it off profits not gross

    The Bible may only address the topic of tithing by individuals, not businesses but if you want tithe from your business, base it off the profits.
  • Maricopa County weighs subpoena response, unlikely to turn over routers

    Maricopa County officials are weighing their response to a new subpoena from Arizona Senate Republican leaders over items related to the 2020 election, but it appears they will resist handing over network routers.
  • Valley couple killed in collision with cow on Kansas freeway

    An Arizona couple has died after their Jeep collided with a cow that had wandered onto U.S. Highway 40 in western Kansas, authorities there said.
  • Arizona reports 1,475 new COVID-19 cases, 12 additional deaths Tuesday

    Arizona health officials on Tuesday reported 1,475 new COVID-19 cases and 12 additional deaths from the disease.
  • CDC changes course on indoor masks in some parts of the US

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention changed course Tuesday on some masking guidelines, recommending that even vaccinated people return to wearing masks indoors in parts of the U.S. where the delta variant of the coronavirus is fueling infection surges. Citing new information about the variant’s ability to spread among vaccinated people, the CDC also […]
  • Crash closes westbound Loop 202 Santan Freeway in East Valley

    A crash temporarily closed westbound Loop 202 Santan Freeway in the East Valley on Tuesday morning, officials said.
  • Arizona parents grapple with sending kids back to school

    As the new school year gets underway in Arizona, parents are weighing the benefits and risks of having their kids back in the classroom.
  • Arizona Senate issues 2 more subpoenas for 2020 election audit

    Two top Republicans in the Arizona Senate issued two new subpoenas late Monday for materials from the 2020 election as they look to continue their unprecedented review of former President Donald Trump's loss in Maricopa County.
  • Arizona has third-worst school system in the United States, per WalletHub

    Arizona was recently ranked as having one of the worst school systems in the United States in 2021, according to a personal finance website.
  • Nebraska-based performance auto parts company opens store in Valley

    Nebraska-based performance automotive parts company Speedway Motors opened a new location in Tolleson on Monday.
  • Abrazo Health opens its new microhospital in Cave Creek

    Abrazo Health's newest hospital opened in Cave Creek on Monday, offering care closer to home for local residents.
  • Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Restaurant opening location in Chandler

    An Illinois-based winery and eatery is expanding with plans to open a second Valley location, this one in Chandler, later this year.
  • Minimum wage earners can’t afford a two-bedroom rental, report says

    Full-time minimum wage workers can’t afford a two-bedroom apartment in any state, according to a recent report from affordable housing advocates, and with housing costs skyrocketing in Arizona, many workers are struggling.
  • California, NYC to workers: Get vaccine or face weekly tests

    California and New York City announced Monday that they would require all government employees to get the coronavirus vaccine or face weekly COVID-19 testing, and the Department of Veterans Affairs became the first major federal agency to require health care workers to receive the shot. Meanwhile, in a possible sign that increasingly dire health warnings […]
  • Moderna expanding kids vaccine study to better assess safety

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Moderna said Monday it plans to expand the size of its COVID-19 vaccine study in younger children to better detect rare side effects, such as a type of heart inflammation recently flagged by U.S. health authorities. The company said it is in talks with the Food and Drug Administration to enroll more […]