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Grand Canyon National Park to transition into winter mode

Grand Canyon National Park is about to transition to winter operations. Changes taking effect Tuesday, Dec. 1.

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1 in 10 Maricopa County residents have likely had COVID-19, new study finds

The number of COVID-19 infections in Arizona’s most populous county probably is far higher than what official counts show, according to a survey that found 1 in 10 residents have likely had the novel coronavirus that causes the disease.

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Kelly already playing part of senator ahead of next week’s swearing-in

He won’t be Arizona’s next U.S. senator for another couple of days, but Sen.-elect Mark Kelly is already acting the part.

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Micek: Trump’s taxpayer-funded whimper in Pennsylvania falls flat

On Wednesday, the day that Pennsylvania crossed 10,000 COVID-19 fatalities, Republican lawmakers in the General Assembly gathered at a hotel in Gettysburg to hold a taxpayer-funded campaign rally headlined by the soon-to-be former president of the United States.

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Editorial cartoon (2): Nov. 28, 2020

Editorial cartoon (2): Nov. 28, 2020

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Editorial cartoon (1) Nov. 28, 2020

Editorial cartoon (1) Nov. 28, 2020

Reader Poll:

Thanksgiving vs. ‘pandemic fatigue‘ — will you be scaling down your Thanksgiving gathering this year to protect family members from COVID-19 spread?

  • Yes 62%
  • No 38%

392 total votes

See past polls

Reader Poll:

Thanksgiving vs. ‘pandemic fatigue‘ — will you be scaling down your Thanksgiving gathering this year to protect family members from COVID-19 spread?

  • Yes 62%
  • No 38%

392 total votes

See past polls

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PUSD donors build desks for 24 students who, due to COVID-19, must do school at home

In the midst of a global pandemic, area schools are up against a lot — keeping faculty and students safe from infection while still offering enriching academic lessons, socialization, even nutrition, for students whether they are on campus full-time, part-time or engaged in online instruction at home.

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Cindy Foss honored by Finding and Making the Good organization

Finding and Making the Good has recognized Cindy Foss, director of the all-volunteer Prescott Area Restorative Initiatives (PARI), for her “tremendous work in and around Yavapai County for many years.”

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HUSD Student of the Week: Jessie Knight

Congratulations to Jessie Knight from Humboldt Elementary for being this week’s HUSD Student of the Week!

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Stocks rise on Wall Street as S&P 500 hits record high

The S&P 500 rose to a record high Friday as investors continue to look forward to the distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine and relief for the global economy.

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Appeals court rejects Trump challenge of Pennsylvania race

President Donald Trump's legal team suffered yet another defeat in court Friday as a federal appeals court in Philadelphia roundly rejected the campaign's latest effort to challenge the state's election results.

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Virus keeps Black Friday crowds thin, shoppers shift online

The raging coronavirus pandemic kept crowds thin at malls and stores across the country on Black Friday, but a surge in online shopping offered a beacon of hope for struggling retailers after months of slumping sales and businesses toppling into bankruptcy.

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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.