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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey's announcement this week that he would work with the Legislature to provide $1 billion to “secure Arizona’s water future for the next 100 years” focused entirely on a new desalination plant in Mexico.

By BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press January 14, 2022
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Far-right social media personality Tim Gionet, who calls himself “Baked Alaska,” was sentenced to 30 days in jail Thursday for misdemeanor convictions arising from an encounter in which authorities say he shot pepper spray at an employee at an Arizona bar.

By Associated Press January 13, 2022
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Arizona’s pandemic death toll on Thursday passed the grim milestone of 25,000 fatalities as hospitals statewide remained crowded with coronavirus patients.

By Associated Press January 13, 2022
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Joshua Sanders, a fugitive wanted in connection with a double homicide last week in Georgia was arrested Wednesday at bus station in northern Arizona.

By Associated Press January 13, 2022
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A group of Republican state lawmakers and two former Trump administration officials called Wednesday on Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey to use war powers to repel what they call an “invasion" of migrants at the southern border.

By JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press January 13, 2022
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Peterson Zah has never claimed to be an extraordinary Navajo, just a Navajo with extraordinary experiences.

By FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press January 12, 2022
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After a record-breaking day last week of COVID-19 tests, officials at Sonora Quest Laboratories said Tuesday that Arizona's largest diagnostic testing lab will expand its operation and be able to take on thousands more samples.

By TERRY TANG, Associated Press January 11, 2022
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The Navajo Nation on Monday reported 79 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, but no deaths for the third consecutive day.

By Associated Press January 11, 2022
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A former Arizona politician in prison for running an illegal adoption scheme in three states involving women from the Marshall Islands has lost an appeal of one of his sentences.

By JACQUES BILLEAUD, Associated Press January 11, 2022
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Gov. Doug Ducey on Monday proposed setting aside $1 billion to remove the salt from sea water and bring it to Arizona, a major legacy project as he enters his eighth and final year in office.

By BOB CHRISTIE and JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press January 11, 2022
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A major health care provider in Arizona will allow employees who are experiencing mild COVID-19 symptoms or are asymptomatic to keep working at its hospitals and facilities.

By Associated Press January 10, 2022
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Arizona is proceeding with plans to close one of its two large state-run prison complexes in Florence and transfer more than 2,000 inmates to a private facility in Eloy.

By Associated Press January 8, 2022
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The publisher of a memoir by Rep. Ruben Gallego of Arizona is correcting a passage about a deadly Iraq War battle that falsely alleged that Ellen Knickmeyer, the Baghdad bureau chief for the Washington Post at the time and now with The Associated Press, had reported his whole platoon had been lost.

By HILLEL ITALIE, AP National Writer January 8, 2022
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The federal Transportation Security Administration on Friday temporarily closed two of four security checkpoints in Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport's largest terminal because of staffing shortages caused by COVID-19 during the omicron wave.

By Associated Press January 8, 2022
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The Republican-controlled Arizona Legislature's argument that it alone can decide whether laws it enacts pass constitutional muster fell so flat that the Arizona Supreme Court reached back to a landmark 1803 U.S. Supreme Court decision to remind lawmakers that courts do in fact interpret whether laws violate the constitution.

By BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press January 8, 2022
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Phoenix this week outlined how it will voluntarily contribute water to a regional plan to shore up the country's largest reservoir that delivers Colorado River water to three states and Mexico.

By Associated Press January 8, 2022
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Former Arizona Corrections Director Charles Ryan suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound to one of his hands, initially refused calls from police to exit his Tempe home and pointed a gun at officers before finally surrendering, police said Friday.

By Associated Press January 8, 2022
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The Republican-controlled Arizona Legislature's argument that it alone can decide whether laws it enacts pass constitutional muster fell so flat that the Arizona Supreme Court reached back to a landmark 1803 U.S. Supreme Court decision to remind lawmakers that courts do in fact interpret whether laws violate the constitution.

By BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press January 7, 2022
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Virus-related emergency room visits have set a pandemic record in Arizona, where hospitals are crowded and cases are up even though deaths from COVID-19 have tapered off a bit.

By ANITA SNOW and PAUL DAVENPORT, Associated Press January 6, 2022
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A judge said Thursday he will fine Cyber Ninjas, the contractor that led Arizona Republicans' 2020 election review, $50,000 a day if the firm doesn't immediately turn over public records related to the unprecedented inquiry.

By JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press January 6, 2022
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Higher than normal student absentee rates were reported Wednesday in metro Phoenix, where many school districts resumed classes even as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations surged across Arizona.

By Associated Press January 6, 2022
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Election officials in Arizona's most populous county on Wednesday presented a point-by-point rebuttal of claims made in a partisan review of the 2020 election that former President Donald Trump and many of his supporters have used to promote the myth that Trump lost because of fraud.

By Associated Press January 6, 2022
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Election officials in Arizona plan Wednesday to present a point-by-point rebuttal of a partisan review of the 2020 election that former President Donald Trump and many of his supporters have used to promote the myth that Trump lost because of fraud.

By Associated Press January 5, 2022
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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Tuesday took what he called “preemptive action” to keep public school students in classrooms despite rising coronavirus hospitalizations as the more contagious omicron variant spreads.

By Associated Press January 4, 2022
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Arizona on Tuesday reported over 7,000 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases for the fourth time in five days and over 150 more virus deaths as the current spike continued to keep hospitals crowded statewide.

By Associated Press January 4, 2022

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