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New AIA Guidelines Include Flexibility For Vaccinated Student Athletes
The Arizona Interscholastic Association has released new guidance for student athletes just in time for the new school year.
July 27, 2021
Walmart Plan To Pay 100% College Tuition For Workers
The nation’s largest private employer is expanding educational opportunities for employees. On Tuesday, Walmart announced it will pay 100% of college tuition and books through its Live Better U program.
July 27, 2021
Gosar, Biggs Speak At D.C. News Conference Cut Short By Protesters
Police officers testified on Capitol Hill on Tuesday about violent and at times racially-fueled attacks by pro-Trump insurrectionists on Jan. 6. Blocks away, Republican congressmen from Arizona took part in a news conference asking if suspected rioters who remain jailed are being treated fairly.
July 27, 2021
Ed Zuercher To Step Down As Phoenix City Manager
After nearly 30 years working for Phoenix, Ed Zuercher will retire this fall. Zuercher started as a management intern in 1993. He’s spent the last eight years as city manager.
July 27, 2021
Metro Phoenix Home Prices Surge 25.9% In May
Prices for U.S. homes rose faster in May than they have in 17 years as surging demand for housing outstripped the supply. The hottest markets were Phoenix (where prices surged 25.9%), San Diego (24.7%) and Seattle (23.4%). All 20 cities reported faster year-over-year growth in May than they did in April.
July 27, 2021
Arizona Senate Issues New Subpoena 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.
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July 27, 2021
Parties In Prison Health Lawsuit Agree To Pre-Trial Dates
The parties in an ongoing prison health care lawsuit have agreed to a schedule ahead of a pending trial this fall. In 2015, the Arizona Department of Corrections sought to avoid a trial by agreeing to a set of more than 100 court-ordered benchmarks.
July 27, 2021
WATCH: Jan. 6 Select Committee Holds Hearing
The U.S. House select committee on the Jan. 6 insurrection held its first hearing on Tuesday. The committee has been plagued with partisan conflict but is pushing forward to investigate the events leading up to and during the riot at the U.S. Capitol.
July 27, 2021
House Committee To Take Up Mining Act Of 1872
The House Committee on Natural Resources will discuss changes Tuesday to a mining law that dates back to 1872.
July 26, 2021
Arizona Regulators Set Final Sports Betting Rules
Final rules for sports betting in Arizona have been released and are now available on the Arizona Department of Gaming’s website. Spokesman Max Hartgraves said fantasy sports will be rolled out first, with bettors able to start participating on Aug. 28.
July 26, 2021
ADEQ Seeks Input On Mine Near Grand Canyon
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality is taking public comments on a plan to issue a new Aquifer Protection Permit for a uranium mine outside the Grand Canyon.
July 26, 2021
With Guaymas At Maximum COVID-19 Risk, San Carlos Beaches To Shut
Cases across Sonora are on the rise, along with hospitalizations. Deaths remain largely flat, likely due to the ongoing vaccination effort.
July 26, 2021
Shootout Again Shakes Sonoran Town, Interrupts Vaccination Effort
There have been several high profile incidents near the town in recent years, including one in May 2020 that claimed the life of a former mayor and shut down the state's most important highway.
July 26, 2021
Tolleson Superintendent Concerned As COVID-19 Cases Surge
The threat of COVID-19 lingers as the Tolleson Elementary School District prepares for students and staff to return to school, and its superintendent recently had a COVID-19 within her family.
July 26, 2021
Dozens Arrested Outside Sinemas Office
Phoenix police arrested more than three dozen protesters Monday outside Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema’s office on Camelback Road.
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July 26, 2021
Arizona Monsoon Activity Helps Extinguish Major Wildfires
Apart from bringing much-needed water to the state, recent monsoon activity has also helped to extinguish major wildfires. Dolores Garcia with the Bureau of Land Management in Arizona said those fires that are burning are not sizeable.
July 26, 2021
Central Arizona College Offering Free Tuition To Pinal County Residents
Central Arizona College is offering free tuition this school year to all Pinal County residents as part of an effort to attract students after years of enrollment declines.
July 26, 2021
Judge Throws Out Brnovich Bid To Use COVID-19 Funds For Tax Cuts
A federal judge has thrown out a bid by Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich, effectively backing the rule that money from a COVID-19 federal relief package cannot be used for tax cuts.
July 26, 2021
Body Of 4-year-old Pima Girl Swept Away By Storm Found
Authorities say the body of a 4-year-old girl swept away by floodwaters in southeastern Arizona has been found. Police in Pima told AZFamily.com that a volunteer searcher spotted the body Monday around 8:30 a.m.
July 26, 2021
Meteorologist Matt Pace On Valley Rain, 2021 Monsoon
Last year it may have been a "non-soon" season, but our old friend the monsoon is showing up this time around. The Phoenix area saw record rainfall this weekend, with some areas seeing more than 3 inches.
July 26, 2021

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