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Arizona reports 2,998 new COVID-19 cases, 10 more deaths Friday

Arizona health officials on Friday reported 2,998 new COVID-19 cases and 10 additional deaths from the disease.
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Scottsdale training city employees to recognize signs of trafficking

City employees in Scottsdale are being trained by Homeland Security Investigations and other agencies to spot, report and prevent human and sex trafficking.
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Avondale creates new leadership roles for public safety to address city growth

The city of Avondale announced Tuesday that Police Chief Dale Nannenga will be appointed as public safety chief, part of new leadership roles created to better address the needs of its growing community.
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Taylor Tasler

Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce CEO credits roots for career success

Courage in culture sums up the story of Monica Villalobos, CEO of Arizona's Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and one of the most influential Hispanics in Arizona.
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Multiple closures to hinder drivers on Valley freeways this weekend

Valley drivers will face closures on portions of Interstate 10, U.S. 60, Loop 101 and Interstate 17 this weekend.
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Arizona ranked as one of the worst states in the country for teachers

A personal finance website ranked Arizona as one of the worst states in the country for teachers, citing a high student-to-teacher ratio and educator turnover.
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Arizona minimum wage rising by 65 cents to $12.80 in 2022

The minimum wage in Arizona is going up by more than 5% to $12.80 per hour in 2022, but it's not expected to affect hiring, according to one state business leader.
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Apartment project in Phoenix to receive $500K as part of affordable housing grants

The redevelopment of a Phoenix apartment community was picked to receive a $500,000 grant as part of a statewide initiative to finance affordable housing projects.
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Leaked draft of Maricopa County audit report confirms Biden defeated Trump in 2020 election

A leaked final draft report for the Republican-controlled Arizona Senate’s audit of the 2020 Maricopa County election results confirmed Joe Biden defeated Donald Trump.
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Democrats see tax ‘framework’ to pay for huge $3.5T package

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and congressional Democrats have agreed to a framework of options to pay for their huge, emerging social and environment bill, top Democrats said Thursday. Now they face the daunting task of narrowing the menu to tax possibilities they can pass to fund President Joe Biden’s $3.5 trillion plan. Senate […]
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US special envoy to Haiti resigns over migrant expulsions

The Biden administration’s special envoy to Haiti resigned in protest of “inhumane” large-scale expulsions of Haitian migrants to their homeland as it is wracked by civil strife and natural disaster, U.S. officials said Thursday. Daniel Foote was appointed to the position only in July, following the assassination of Haiti’s President Jovenel Moise. Even before the […]
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Ongoing nursing shortage in Arizona sidelines non-COVID patient transfers

An ongoing nursing shortage in Arizona will likely keep non-COVID-19 patients from quickly getting transferred to more equipped hospitals.
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Silver Alert canceled after 75-year-old man last seen in Phoenix found safe

A Silver Alert was canceled Thursday night after a 75-year-old man last seen in Phoenix earlier in the day was found safe, authorities said.
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Arizona Gov. Ducey appoints new Liquor Licenses and Control director

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced Thursday a new director for the state's Department of Liquor Licenses and Control.
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MCSO seeking help identifying suspect in Glendale arson case

The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a suspect in a Glendale arson case.
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Apply patience when buying new appliances during pandemic

Your remodeling project is almost done, except for the appliances. You may be ordering take-out for a while: Home appliances are in high demand and in short supply.
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CDC leader adds people with risky jobs to COVID booster list

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday endorsed booster shots for millions of older or otherwise vulnerable Americans, opening a major new phase in the U.S vaccination drive against COVID-19. CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky signed off on a series of recommendations from a panel of advisers late Thursday. The advisers said boosters […]
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Electrical contracting company announces Goodyear manufacturing plant

Electrical contracting company Helix Electric announced Thursday it plans to open its first Arizona manufacturing facility in Goodyear.
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Pilot killed, passenger survives after plane crashes in northern Arizona

The pilot of a small plane was killed and a passenger survived after a crash Wednesday evening in northern Arizona, authorities said.
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Silver Alert issued for 20-year-old Scottsdale man with autism

A Silver Alert was issued Thursday for a 20-year-old man with autism who was last seen in Scottsdale.
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Former Tempe police detective dies after contracting West Nile virus

A former Tempe police detective has died after contracting West Nile virus, the department announced Thursday.
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Sky Harbor terminal reopens after suspicious item checked out

Operations at one Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport terminal were delayed temporarily Thursday morning because of a suspicious item, authorities said.
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Phoenix-area housing prices could stay high for while longer, economist says

The hot housing market across the United States lost a bit of steam in August, but a Valley economist says it's too soon to say metro Phoenix's skyrocketing prices have peaked.
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Arizona reports 3,013 new COVID-19 cases, 69 more deaths Thursday

Arizona health officials on Thursday reported 3,013 new COVID-19 cases, the most in nearly two weeks, and 69 additional deaths from the disease.
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Alex Weiner

AZGFD offers reward for information about illegal javelina shooting in Tucson

The Arizona Game and Fish Department is offering $1,500 for information regarding a javelina shooting in Tucson.
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Associated Press

US District judge considers request to block Arizona abortion law

A lawyer for several Arizona abortion providers urged a federal judge Wednesday to block a new state law that would allow prosecutors to charge doctors who knowingly terminate a pregnancy solely because the fetus has a genetic abnormality.
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Griselda Zetino

Wet monsoon in Arizona brings record-high season for West Nile virus

This year’s wet monsoon in Arizona has created the perfect breeding ground for mosquitoes, and that’s leading to a record-high season for the West Nile virus.
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SRP’s largest solar power plant in Arizona to be developed northwest of Flagstaff

Arizona public utility Salt River Project announced Wednesday the company's largest solar plant in the state will be developed northwest of Flagstaff.
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Kevin Stone

Mesa police make 3 arrests in battle against catalytic converter thefts

Mesa police said Wednesday they are working to combat a rise in catalytic converter thefts, with an undercover operation resulting in three arrests so far.
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Phoenix ambassador dies after being struck by alleged drunk driver in August

A member of the Downtown Phoenix Ambassadors died Tuesday after being struck by an alleged drunk driver in August, Downtown Phoenix Inc. said.
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