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More testing urged in Arizona as new COVID-19 cases persist

As Arizona remains the worst state in the nation for the rate of new COVID-19 cases, a public health expert warned Wednesday that more people in the state need to get tested.

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Ex-Arizona official to head to prison for illegal adoptions

A former Arizona politician must report to prison Thursday to begin serving the first of three sentences for running an illegal adoption scheme that paid pr

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Maricopa County to give election materials to Arizona Senate

Maricopa County officials agreed Wednesday to turn over a raft of election data and copies of all ballots from November's election to Republicans who control the Arizona Senate, settling a bitter dispute over subpoenas issued by the lawmakers who question how President Joe Biden won Arizona.

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Chiefs' Mahomes practices, remains in concussion protocol

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes remains in the NFL's concussion protocol, but practiced in a limited capacity on Wednesday, raising hopes that the reigning Super Bowl MVP can play in Sunday's AFC title game against Buffalo.

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Reloaded Badgers team in mix for Grand Canyon Region title

Despite losing out on a handful of seniors the year prior, a young Prescott boys soccer team was on the verge of defeating Flagstaff during a pivotal game last season to heavily increase their chances of winning the Grand Canyon Region title.

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Report of harassment by fired Mets GM prompts anger, shock in Arizona community

News that New York Mets general manager and former Arizona Diamondbacks executive Jared Porter sent sexually explicit texts to a female reporter drew widespread criticism, including some from one of sports journalism’s female trailblazers.

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Editorial cartoon (2): Jan. 20, 2021

Editorial cartoon (2): Jan. 20, 2021

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Editorial cartoon (1): Jan. 20, 2021

Editorial cartoon (1): Jan. 20, 2021

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Cantlon: Your part in the insurrection

For years it’s been wonderful that people demonstrated on the courthouse plaza in peaceable ways.

Reader Poll:

The AIA has canceled and restarted winter prep sports this week; do you think students should be participating in sports?

  • Yes 61%
  • No 39%

151 total votes

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Reader Poll:

The AIA has canceled and restarted winter prep sports this week; do you think students should be participating in sports?

  • Yes 61%
  • No 39%

151 total votes

See past polls

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World hopes for renewed cooperation under new US president

Leaders across the globe welcomed the arrival of U.S. President Joe Biden and the end of the often confrontational presidency of Donald Trump, noting the world's most pressing problems, including the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change, require multilateral cooperation, an approach Trump ridiculed.

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Americans who live, work near capitols see peace, new hope

Normally quiet streets around U.S. state capitol buildings have looked more like battlegrounds recently, putting those who live and work there on edge.

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Wall Street hits records amid profit reports, inauguration

U.S. stocks are rallying to records Wednesday on encouraging earnings reports and continued optimism that new leadership in Washington will mean more support for the struggling economy.

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3 Veterans talk about their experiences in the service and finding a community of fellow veterans while working at Founding Fathers in Prescott.