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The skies over a scattering of Western U.S. cities will stay dark for the third consecutive Fourth of July as some major fireworks displays are canceled again this year, this time for fire concerns amid dry weather, along with pandemic related supply or staffing problems.

By ANITA SNOW, Associated Press June 27, 2022
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Authorities say a street sweeper vehicle crashed on a Phoenix-area freeway, killing the driver’s two daughters.

By Associated Press June 25, 2022
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State lawmakers took the first steps Thursday to providing a secure and reliable source of water for Arizona.

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Police fired tear gas to disperse anti-abortion demonstrators from outside the Arizona Capitol Friday night, forcing lawmakers to huddle briefly in a basement inside the building as they rushed to complete their 2022 session.

By BOB CHRISTIE and JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press June 25, 2022
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Abortion providers across Arizona halted procedures Friday while they try to determine if a law dating to pre-statehood days means their doctors and nurses could face prison time now that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that abortion rights are not protected by the Constitution.

By BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press June 25, 2022
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Arizona Republican Party Chair Kelli Ward and her husband, Michael Ward, were among key Republicans in at least five states who were served with subpoenas from federal agents in the Justice Department’s expanding investigation into the Jan. 6 insurrection.

By Associated Press June 25, 2022
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The Arizona House on Wednesday approved a ban on cities and towns levying taxes on rent for apartments and homes, a move that will save renters but cost municipalities about $200 million a year.

By BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press June 23, 2022
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The Arizona Senate's appropriations committee on Wednesday advanced a series of last minute measures on hot-button issues as the Legislature prepares to adjourn for the year.

By Associated Press June 23, 2022
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Arizona's legislature approved a bipartisan $18 billion spending plan early Thursday that will make substantial investments in public schools, build new highways and pay down long-term debts.

By Associated Press June 23, 2022
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Republicans in the Arizona House approved a massive expansion of the state's private school voucher program Wednesday, voting to allow any of the state's 1.1 million public school students to apply to use public money to attend private schools.

By BOB CHRISTIE and JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press June 23, 2022
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Americans 65 and older should get newer, souped-up flu vaccines because regular shots don't provide them enough protection, a federal advisory panel said Wednesday.

By MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer June 23, 2022
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The Republican-controlled Arizona Legislature began hearings Tuesday on a long-delayed state budget plan that was immediately panned by some Democrats and public school advocates for failing to use a huge surplus to significantly boost school funding.

By BOB CHRISTIE and JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press June 22, 2022
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Kari Lake, the frontrunner in the Republican primary for Arizona governor, condemned the growing cultural clout of drag queens, jumping into the latest social grievance taking hold on the right.

By JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press June 21, 2022
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Calls from top advisers to former President Donald Trump to help overturn Trump's 2020 election loss were an unwise and "juvenile” effort that attacked a bedrock principal of American democracy, Arizona's House speaker said Monday.

By Associated Press June 21, 2022
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As Jason Nez scans rugged mountains, high desert and cliffsides for signs of ancient tools and dwellings unique to the U.S. Southwest, he keeps in mind that they're part of a bigger picture.

By FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press June 21, 2022
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Call it a “hoot” done it. Quick thinking by a Casa Grande woman saved several colonies of burrowing owls from being entombed as vehicles were parked near habitats across the street from Vista Grande High School during the recent graduation ceremony.

By Associated Press June 20, 2022
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A lightning-caused wildfire that led to an evacuation of the Kitt Peak National Observatory southwest of Tucson is 40% contained, authorities said.

By Associated Press June 20, 2022
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Hundreds of blue, green and grey tents are pitched under the sun’s searing rays in downtown Phoenix, a jumble of flimsy canvas and plastic along dusty sidewalks.

By ANITA SNOW, Associated Press June 20, 2022
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A man shot and wounded his estranged wife before fatally shooting her male friend and then turning the gun on himself, Flagstaff police said Thursday.

By Associated Press June 18, 2022
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A wildfire in southern Arizona has forced evacuations of a small tribal community and Kitt Peak National Observatory.

By Associated Press June 18, 2022
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An Arizona judge on Friday rejected Republican Attorney General Mark Brnovich's request that he order Democratic Secretary of State Katie Hobbs to do a major rewrite of a nearly 300-page document that tells county election officials how to manage the 2022 elections.

By BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press June 18, 2022
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Carolyn Redendo's restaurant is just 900 square feet, and the kitchen where she turns out Puerto Rican, Cuban and other Latin food is tiny.

By BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press June 18, 2022
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From a young age, Raquel Gomez loved being outside. Her parents took her biking, climbing, sledding, inline skating and swimming.

By SHANTI LERNER, Arizona Republic June 18, 2022
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Fire crews battling a pair of wildfires in northern Arizona were expecting some growth Thursday because of warm, dry and breezy conditions, but rain that could help quell the blazes is on its way.

By FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press June 17, 2022
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A southern Arizona man accused of killing his ex-wife and her male friend and then burning their bodies in a rented SUV last year has pleaded guilty and been sentenced to life in prison without parole.

By Associated Press June 16, 2022

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