Mostly Peaceful Protests End Early Following Statewide Curfew
For most of Sunday night, downtown Phoenix protests remained peaceful, with activists giving speeches to the crowd. Earlier in the day, Gov. Doug Ducey declared a statewide emergency and an 8 p.m. curfew in effect for one week. Police arrested some protesters who remained downtown past the curfew.
Ducey Says Local Leaders Requested Curfew, But Who Are They?
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Gov. Ducey Says Arizona Leaders Requested Curfew, But Who Are They?
Gov. Ducey said his statewide emergency declaration and curfew came at the request of local leaders and in coordination with state and local law enforcement. But so far his office isn’t telling us who requested the curfew, and the mayors of Arizona’s two largest cities say they learned about it through the governor’s tweet.

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Poll: 20% Of Teachers Unlikely To Return To Classrooms
A new USA Today/Ipsos survey released last week finds 20% of teachers nationally are unlikely to return to classrooms when they reopen. Marisol Garcia with the Arizona Education Association said she expects that trend to be mirrored in the state because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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12 Arrested In Connection With Scottsdale Looting
Mayor Jim Lane estimated Scottsdale retailers and restaurant owners lost millions of dollars to damages and theft at multiple businesses like P.F. Changs, the Apple Store and Neiman Marcus.
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Border Patrol Contracting For Mobile Blimp Surveillance Systems
The Trump Administration’s biggest border project has undoubtedly been the building of hundreds of miles of new border wall. But its chief border security agency, the Border Patrol, is also quietly looking into new, smaller technologies.
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FDA Releases E. Coli Report On Romaine Lettuce Contamination
Arizona leads the nation in leafy greens production during the winter months, contributing approximately $2 billion to Arizona’s economy annually. But after several E. coli outbreaks last fall in California, the leafy greens industry was decimated.
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Chandler Offering Struggling Businesses Relief Through Liquor Licenses
Chandler is hoping to give some relief to businesses struggling during the pandemic by extending deadlines and waiving late fees for liquor license renewals.
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Trump's Plan For Drive-Up COVID-19 Tests At Stores Yields Few Results
The White House promised widespread COVID-19 testing at CVS, Target, Walgreens and Walmart locations nationwide. But months later, testing is being offered at only a tiny fraction of their stores.
Trump Seems Likely To Use Law And Order As A Wedge Issue After George Floyd's Killing
President Trump called Floyd's death a "grave tragedy" that "should never have happened." But once he was back on Twitter, he again inflamed tensions, with machismo and politics at the forefront.
Restaurant Owner Whose Business Burned Calls For Justice For George Floyd
Somali immigrant Safia Munye opened the Minneapolis restaurant Mama Safia's Kitchen with her retirement savings. It was destroyed. "This can be replaced. George's life cannot," she says.
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