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Valley Businesses See Opportunity In Suns Success
The Suns are hoping to force Game 7 on Tuesday night, so are local businesses that have used team-related products and promotions as a means to attract customers.
July 20, 2021
COVID-19 Top Of Mind As Chandler District Starts School
Chandler Unified School District students and teachers are going back to school on Wednesday. Here's what they can expect.
July 20, 2021
Tempe Imagines Innovation Hub Across From Marketplace
Tempe is gathering public input on ways to improve a key employment corridor. For decades, industrial businesses have enjoyed easy access to the Smith Innovation Hub, a half-square mile area, bounded by Rio Salado Parkway, Loop 101, University Drive and McClintock.
July 20, 2021
Inspectors Find Hallway Kitchen At Valley Migrant Shelter
A citizen’s concerns over food safety at a Phoenix area migrant shelter housed in an old school led to a visit this month from Maricopa County inspectors.
July 20, 2021
Banner Requiring Employees To Get COVID-19 Vaccines
Banner Health, the largest hospital network in Arizona, will require all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Workers have until November to get the shot.
July 20, 2021
Drought Continues To Impact Navajo Nation
The largest Native American reservation in the U.S. is continuing to struggle with drought conditions. The majority of the Navajo Nation is in extreme or exceptional drought.
July 20, 2021
2 AZ School Districts, Ducey At Odds Over COVID-19 Quarantine Policy
In a letter to Kaitlin Harrier, the governor's education policy adviser, attorneys from the Catalina Foothills School District and the Peoria Unified School District say the schools are within their legal rights to to keep unvaccinated students who have been exposed to confirmed cases of COVID-19 out of school for up to two weeks.
July 20, 2021
How Native Traditions Survived The Phoenix Indian School
In the 1800s, the government authorized officials to remove Indigenous children from their families and tribes to be “civilized” — assimilated into American culture by stripping them of their tribal identities. The Phoenix Indian School was one of these institutions.
July 20, 2021
Flooding Shifts Flagstaff To Center Of Climate Change Debate
The flash flood that carried a Prius down a Flagstaff street reached the size of a 100-year flood event, according to Coconino County officials. Another 100-year flood happened in the same area in 2018. That frequency has climate scientists alarmed.
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July 20, 2021
Phoenix Chase Tower To Be Vacant By Oct. 1
Arizona’s tallest building, known as Chase Tower, will soon look different. For the past three years, employees have been moving to Chase’s new campus and corporate office in Tempe.
More Arizona Business News
July 20, 2021
Creighton University Set To Open Health Sciences Campus In Phoenix
The Valley will have another medical campus later this summer. Creighton University is set to open its 180,000 square-foot, $100 million Health Sciences Campus next month.
July 20, 2021
Pizzerias Take Suns-Bucks Rivalry To Next Level With Interstate Bet
The Phoenix Suns might have to fight their way out of a three-game deficit in the finals July 20, but that isn’t stopping the folks at Mesa’s Organ Stop Pizza from getting a piece of the action. There are only two pizza joints in the country that feature a giant pipe organ in the pizzeria.
July 20, 2021
Leaked Footage From Florence Prison Shows Guards Being Held Captive
Two years ago, an ABC15 investigation showed video inside the Lewis State Prison in Arizona that rocked the Arizona Department of Corrections. Dave Biscobing has gotten a hold of more leaked video, this time from the Florence State Prison, that shows officers being held against their will.
July 20, 2021
How Education Advocates Plan To Fight AZ Tax Cut
Arizona lawmakers approved tax cuts in this year’s budget many say are designed to undercut Proposition 208, the Invest In Education initiative that voters approved at the 2020 ballot. Now, educators are, once again, prepared for battle.
July 20, 2021
CDC Confirms Monkeypox In U.S. Flight Passenger
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the state of Texas have confirmed a July 15 case of the viral disease monkeypox in a U.S. resident. The Dallas hospital patient recently traveled to the U.S. from Nigeria, which has seen a rise in cases since 2017 after nearly four decades with no reported cases.
July 20, 2021
Uncertainty Abounds As Some Asylum Seekers Bypass COVID-19 Restrictions At Border
All told, the DeConcini Port of Entry in Nogales is about 600 meters long. On a slow day, it might take a U.S. citizen half an hour to cross. But for migrants part of the Title 42 exemption program, the process will last hours. And they wait weeks to finally make the trip.
July 20, 2021
Brnovich Asks SCOTUS To Overturn Death Penalty Ruling
The Arizona attorney general is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse decisions from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in two death penalty cases.
July 19, 2021
Major Journal Retracts Childrens Face Mask Study
The current COVID-19 surge highlights the value of masks and vaccines. But research that falsely casts doubt on such protections sometimes still makes it into print. Recently, America's oldest and most widely cited journal of pediatrics retracted one such paper.
July 19, 2021
Hermosillo Mayor Concedes Defeat, Joins New Governor
The outgoing mayor in the Sonoran capital is finally accepting election results that show she lost the race. But she quickly accepted a new role as part of the in-coming state government.
July 19, 2021
Mexico Plans To Build Huge Solar Plant In Sonora By 2023
Working with state leaders, Mexico plans to build the world’s eighth-largest solar farm in neighboring Sonora that’s expected to be up and running by the end of 2023.
July 19, 2021

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