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In the days since President Donald Trump blamed antifa activists for an eruption of violence at protests over police killings of black people, social media has lit up with false rumors that the far-left-leaning group is transporting people to wreak havoc on small U.S. cities.

By Associated Press June 3, 2020
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Half of the 20 permits for one of the most exclusive and dramatic hiking spots in the southwestern United States remain unavailable during the coronavirus pandemic.

By Associated Press June 2, 2020
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The number of patients hospitalized with positive or suspected cases of COVID-19 in Arizona has reached an all-time high, according to state figures.

By Associated Press June 2, 2020
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An Arizona judge has rejected a plea deal for a man who used a homemade armored vehicle to block a highway bridge near the Hoover Dam in 2018.

By Associated Press June 2, 2020
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Phoenix police fired tear gas Sunday night at protesters who marched downtown after the city's curfew, local media reported.

By Associated Press June 1, 2020
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Protesters set police cars ablaze, smashed businesses' windows and skirmished with baton-wielding officers in streets from Atlanta to Los Angeles, as anger over George Floyd’s death spread across the country.

By Associated Press May 30, 2020
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Doctors are reporting success with newer drugs that control certain types of cancer better, reduce the risk it will come back and make treatment easier to bear.

By Associated Press May 30, 2020
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An unknown object broke through a window at a Republican Party office in northwestern Arizona while volunteers were hosting an organizing event for President Donald Trump, according to police and the Trump campaign.

By Associated Press May 30, 2020
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The Grand Canyon is expanding access to its more popular South Rim entrance and planning to let visitors in around the clock next month after it shuttered temporarily over coronavirus concerns.

By Associated Press May 29, 2020
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Hundreds rallied in downtown Phoenix to demonstrate against the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody in a protest that turned into a clash with police.

By Associated Press May 29, 2020
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The founder of the Knights of Columbus, the influential U.S.-based lay Catholic organization, is moving a step closer to possible sainthood.

By Associated Press May 28, 2020
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The launch of a SpaceX rocket ship with two NASA astronauts on a history-making flight into orbit was called off with less than 17 minutes to go in the countdown Wednesday because of thunderclouds and the risk of lightning.

By Associated Press May 28, 2020
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Tropical Storm Bertha made landfall on South Carolina's coast Wednesday morning shortly after it formed, becoming the second named storm before the official start of this year's Atlantic hurricane season.

By Associated Press May 27, 2020
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A Phoenix-based company that was eyeing the Little Colorado River for power generation is floating a new proposal that would rely on groundwater rather than surface water to make electricity.

By Associated Press May 27, 2020
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The Arizona Senate abruptly adjourned for the year Tuesday, leaving for an expected special session legislation protecting businesses from liability lawsuits if their employees or patrons contract the coronavirus.

By Associated Press May 26, 2020
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Diners in a Maryland beach town are bouncing back into dining out amid the coronavirus pandemic with a little help from inflatable inner tubes on wheels.

By Associated Press May 23, 2020
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Interior Secretary David Bernhardt is scheduled to be at the Grand Canyon this weekend to highlight the park's partial reopening after it shuttered temporarily over coronavirus concerns.

By Associated Press May 23, 2020
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FBI Director Christopher Wray has ordered an internal review into possible misconduct in the investigation of former Trump administration national security adviser Michael Flynn, the bureau said Friday.

By Associated Press May 22, 2020
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Denny Hamlin won NASCAR's first Wednesday race since 1984 when rain stopped the event with 20 laps remaining at Darlington Raceway.

By Associated Press May 21, 2020
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Pandemic politics shadowed President Donald Trump's trip to Michigan on Thursday to highlight lifesaving medical devices, with the president and officials from the electoral battleground state clashing over federal aid, mail-in ballots and face masks.

By Associated Press May 21, 2020
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Arizona paid $519 million in jobless benefit payments last week as the Department of Economic Security caught up with weeks of overdue benefits for thousands of applicants who are unemployed because of the coronavirus pandemic.

By Associated Press May 21, 2020
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A North Dakota construction company favored by President Donald Trump has received the largest contract to date to build a section of Trump’s signature wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

By Associated Press May 21, 2020
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Gov. Doug Ducey said Wednesday people in Arizona are acting responsibly since he loosened restrictions on businesses, but he’s not ready yet to open new sectors of the economy.

By Associated Press May 21, 2020
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Rapidly rising water overtook dams and forced the evacuation of about 10,000 people in central Michigan, where flooding struck communities along rain-swollen waterways and the governor said one downtown could be “under approximately 9 feet of water" by Wednesday.

By Associated Press May 20, 2020
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The body of former World Wrestling Entertainment pro Shad Gaspard was found early Wednesday on Los Angeles' Venice Beach, where he was caught in a rip current last weekend, police said.

By Associated Press May 20, 2020
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Republicans in the Arizona House voted Tuesday not to join the Senate in ending the the 2020 legislative session, vowing to press ahead with legislation that had been in the pipeline before lawmakers paused the session in March amid concerns about the coronavirus.

By Associated Press May 19, 2020
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Arizona Department of Housing data shows more than 10,000 renters have submitted applications seeking help from a program designed to help people hurt economically by the coronavirus pandemic.

By Associated Press May 18, 2020
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The Arizona Coyotes confirmed Thursday that they are parting ways with president and CEO Ahron Cohen.

By Associated Press May 15, 2020
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A gun-control advocacy group co-founded by Mike Bloomberg announced Tuesday it will spend at least $5 million on Arizona political campaigns this year.

By Associated Press May 13, 2020
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Office jobs are never going to be the same.

By Associated Press May 13, 2020
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled a more than $3 trillion coronavirus aid package Tuesday, a sweeping effort with $1 trillion for states and cities, “hazard pay” for essential workers and a new round of cash payments to individuals.

By Associated Press May 12, 2020
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk has emerged as a champion of defying stay-home orders intended to stop the coronavirus from spreading, picking up support – as well as critics – on social media.

By Associated Press May 12, 2020
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Major League Baseball owners gave the go-ahead Monday to making a proposal to the players’ union that could lead to the coronavirus-delayed season starting around the Fourth of July weekend in ballparks without fans, a plan that envisioned expanding the designated hitter to the National League for 2020.

By Associated Press May 12, 2020
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A U.S. Border Patrol agent at the Yuma Station has recovered a downed drone containing two packages of methamphetamine, authorities said.

By Associated Press May 12, 2020
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After closing amid the coronavirus pandemic, the National Park Service is testing public access at several parks across the nation, including two in Utah, with limited offerings and services.

By Associated Press May 11, 2020
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Arizona State University economists say the state’s economic slide due to the coronavirus pandemic will last for months but be followed by a rebound that results in a recovery by early 2021.

By Associated Press May 11, 2020
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The Arizona Senate returned to work Friday and voted to adjourn for the year, but House Republican leaders refused to follow suit, throwing the Legislature into limbo.

By Associated Press May 8, 2020
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IndyCar has gotten the green flag to finally start its season in Texas next month with a nighttime race June 6 without spectators.

By Associated Press May 8, 2020
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Nearly one-third of the people staying at the largest emergency homeless shelter in northern Arizona have tested positive for the coronavirus, the shelter's executive director said Thursday.

By Associated Press May 7, 2020
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Restaurants can reopen Monday, May 11, in Arizona amid a downward trend in coronavirus cases and other measurements laid out by federal officials, Gov. Doug Ducey announced this week.

By Associated Press May 7, 2020
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States have called them stay-at-home orders or shelter-in-place orders.

By Associated Press May 7, 2020
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A group of Phoenix-area media organizations sued the state of Arizona on Tuesday for records detailing coronavirus outbreaks in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities.

By Associated Press May 6, 2020
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A shooting in northwestern Arizona has left two brothers wounded, Bullhead City police said Monday.

By Associated Press May 5, 2020
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Arizona reportedly is ranked as the third-worst nationally for the amount of money it spends on public health at $10 per person.

By Associated Press May 4, 2020
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An Idaho judge has refused to lower the $1 million bail set for the mom of two kids missing since last fall.

By Associated Press May 2, 2020
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The Maricopa County Medical Examiner’s Office is examining Salazar’s death and hasn’t yet determined a cause of death.

By Associated Press May 1, 2020
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NASCAR's revised schedule goes only through May and has a pair of Wednesday Cup races, fulfilling fans longtime plea for midweek events.

By Associated Press April 30, 2020
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The president reportedly will visit a Honeywell facility in Phoenix next Tuesday to highlight critical medical equipment production and the addition of 500 manufacturing jobs in Arizona.

By Associated Press April 30, 2020
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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Wednesday extended his stay-at-home order through May 15 but said he was partially ending his order closing non-essential businesses.

By Associated Press April 29, 2020
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The Arizona Cardinals focused on two major needs in the NFL draft: Improving a defense that was among the league's worst last season and protecting young franchise quarterback Kyler Murray.

By Associated Press April 25, 2020

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