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Nearly 300 companies eyeing metro Phoenix as future home, agency says

More than 270 companies from around the planet are looking to expand operations or relocate to the Phoenix area, a spokesman for a Valley economic development agency said.
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UArizona to launch to-go COVID-19 testing program this week

The University of Arizona is launching a to-go COVID-19 testing program this week aimed at making it easier and more convenient for those on campus to see if they have the virus.
12 days ago
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SuElen Rivera

Phoenix nonprofit partners with app for gardeners to donate food for hunger relief efforts

A nonprofit that works to overcome poverty in Phoenix has partnered with a mobile app that will allow gardeners to donate food to support local hunger relief efforts, officials announced Thursday.
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Scottsdale police investigate death of Rhode Island woman found on hiking trail

The Scottsdale Police Department is investigating the death of a 57-year-old Rhode Island woman who was found on an Arizona hiking trail Sunday night, authorities said.
12 days ago
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Mattress manufacturer in Avondale expands factory by almost 50%

Mattress manufacturer King Koil in Avondale announced the 40,000-square-foot expansion of its facility on Friday.
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Trustees provided a total of $123 million in grant money to Arizona nonprofits on Monday, Sept. 13....
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71 Arizona nonprofits receive grants totaling $123M, trustees announce

In surprise individual presentations, 71 Arizona nonprofits were informed they will receive one-time grants totaling $123 million, officials announced Monday.
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Judge considering challenge to Arizona’s school masks ban

A judge was considering whether to overturn several new Arizona laws that restrict the power of cities, counties and school districts to impose COVID-19 restrictions like mask mandates after hearing arguments in the case Monday.
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US steps up effort to unite families separated under Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is expanding its effort to find and reunite migrant families who were separated at the U.S.-Mexico border under President Donald Trump as part of a zero-tolerance policy on illegal crossings. A federal task force is launching a new program Monday that officials say will expand efforts to find parents, […]
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Democrats seek corporate, wealthy tax hikes for $3.5T plan

House Democrats unveiled a sweeping proposal Monday for tax hikes on big corporations and the wealthy to fund President Joe Biden's $3.5 trillion rebuilding plan, as Congress speeds ahead to shape the far-reaching package that touches almost all aspects of domestic life.
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Apple fixes security hole reportedly used to hack an iPhone

BOSTON (AP) — Apple released a critical software patch to fix a security vulnerability that researchers said could allow hackers to directly infect iPhones and other Apple devices without any user action. Researchers at the University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab said the security issue was exploited to plant spyware on a Saudi activist’s iPhone. They […]
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Online bets on NFL games seen surging as season begins

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A company that most of the legal U.S. sports betting industry uses to verify that its customers are where they say they are reported on Monday a record number of transactions over the first weekend of the NFL season. That helps confirm an expected a big increase in the level […]
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Officials from South Mountain Community College, Gensler and McCarthy Building Companies break grou...
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South Mountain Community College breaks ground on $13.6M expansion, renovation

Construction of a $13.6 million science complex project at South Mountain Community College has begun with officials breaking ground on Monday.
13 days ago
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US News ranks ASU No. 1 nationally for innovation, UArizona best overall in state

Arizona State University maintained its spot as the nation’s most innovative university, but the University of Arizona got the nod as the state’s best overall college in the U.S. News and World Report rankings for 2022.
13 days ago
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President Biden approves Arizona’s major disaster request for July flooding

President Joe Biden approved Arizona's request to declare a major disaster over monsoon flooding earlier this summer and ordered federal financial assistance.
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Brewer, Symington join Taylor Robson campaign for Arizona governor

Two former Arizona governors have signed on to help Republican Karrin Taylor Robson in her bid for the office in 2022.
13 days ago
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COVID-19 relief aid still available for Arizona foster youth

COVID-19 relief aid is still available for Arizona foster youth, but time is dwindling for some to obtain funds.
13 days ago
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Air Guitar, a new kind of convenience store, opens in Gilbert

In addition to traditional corner-store store staples, Air Guitar turns up the volume with craft beers, a premium coffee bar and a diverse menu of to-go meals.
13 days ago
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Boy trapped under water after off-road vehicle crash has died

A 7-year-old boy who was trapped under water after the off-road vehicle he was riding in crashed into a West Valley river bottom over the weekend has died, authorities said.
13 days ago
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Jayme West

Phoenix police searching for clues in man’s 2016 murder case

Phoenix police are searching for both a suspect and clues in the murder of a beloved man. Police are hoping anonymity will encourage you to call.
13 days ago
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1 killed in fiery small airplane crash at Arizona city airport

At least one person has died after a small airplane crashed at the Lake Havasu City Airport and burst into flames.
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Medical staff in the COVID-19 Intensive Care Unit at Three Rivers Asante Medical Center perform a c...
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Arizona reports 2,278 new COVID-19 cases, no additional deaths Monday

Arizona health officials on Monday reported 2,278 new COVID-19 cases and no additional deaths from the disease.
13 days ago
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Poll of likely Arizona voters shows widespread support for masks in schools

A new statewide survey of likely Arizona voters has found there is widespread support for masks in schools.
13 days ago
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36-year-old Kingman woman arrested on 3 counts of arson

The Mohave County Sheriff's Office arrested a Kingman woman on multiple counts of arson, authorities said.
13 days ago
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Pet-friendly Valley Coffee Company to celebrate grand opening in Phoenix

The new pet-friendly neighborhood restaurant Valley Coffee Company will celebrate its grand opening in downtown Phoenix this weekend.
13 days ago
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Phoenix Symphony to kick off 2021-2022 season in October

The Phoenix Symphony will kick off its 75th season next month with its first full orchestra performances since the beginning of the pandemic.
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Poor nutrition plays heavy role in COVID-19 death toll, studies find

Before COVID-19, America saw a crisis of poor nutrition aggravated by food insecurity, making poor communities more vulnerable to the disease.
13 days ago
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Backpage trial continues after defendant’s negative COVID-19 test

The trial of former operators of the classified site Backpage.com is continuing after a negative for the coronavirus.
14 days ago
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Weekend wrap-up: Here are the biggest Arizona stories from Sept. 10-12

Here are some of the biggest stories that headlined the Arizona news cycle over the weekend.
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FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2021, file photo Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., prepares to chair a hearing in t...
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Manchin wants Biden budget plan trimmed down by more than half

A Democratic senator vital to the fate of President Joe Biden’s $3.5 trillion plan for social and environmental spending says he won’t support even half that amount or the ambitious timetable envisioned for passing it.
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Internet funding rule could favor remote areas over cities

Cities and urban counties across the U.S. are raising concerns that a recent rule from President Joe Biden's administration could preclude them from tapping into $350 billion of coronavirus relief aid to expand high-speed internet connections.
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