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  • NAU track star and DACA recipient to compete in the Olympics

    Northern Arizona University track star and undocumented resident Luis Grijalva's request to travel to Tokyo to compete in the Olympics was approved on Tuesday through protections under the Deferred Action for Childhood arrivals program.
  • Buying a used vehicle in Arizona? Check for signs of flood damage first

    If a used car or truck up for sale can't pass the smell test, particularly during Arizona monsoon season, walk away.
  • Mesa opens extensive children’s library inside main branch

    Mesa has opened a sizable children's library inside its main branch, the city announced Monday.
  • Clean technology company Exro to open US headquarters in Mesa

    Exro Technologies, a clean technology company, will open its United States headquarters in Mesa, officials said in a press release Tuesday.
  • Desert Ridge Marketplace to host back-to-school celebration

    Desert Ridge Marketplace will host a back-to-school celebration to mark the end of the summer on August 5.
  • Senators, White House in crunch time on infrastructure deal

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Time running short, senators and the White House worked furiously Tuesday to salvage a bipartisan infrastructure deal, with pressure intensifying on all sides to wrap up talks on President Joe Biden’s top priority. Despite weeks of closed-door discussions, several issues are still unresolved over the nearly $1 trillion package. Spending on public […]
  • US home prices surge 17% in May, fastest in 17 years

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Prices for U.S. homes rose faster in May than they have in 17 years as surging demand for housing outstripped the supply. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index, released Tuesday, soared 17% in May from a year earlier on top of a 15% jump in April. The May increase was […]
  • Crews carry GPS devices to look for girl swept away by flood near Cottonwood

    Authorities are fitting ground crews with GPS tracking devices as they look for a 16-year-old girl swept away by floodwaters near Cottonwood on Saturday.
  • Wing reportedly fell off plane before crash that killed 2 Arizona firefighters

    Federal authorities investigating the crash of a small plane that killed two firefighters responding to a wildfire in northwestern Arizona included an account of the possibility that the aircraft’s left wing fell off, according to a preliminary report released Tuesday.
  • 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.