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Arizona Man Arrested at Border for $1 Million Worth of Meth

by on September 21, 2020 0

U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested an Arizona man on late last week after finding $1.4 million worth of methamphetamine in a “highly-modified” work truck, according to officials. The incident occurred around 2 p.m. at the immigration checkpoint near Sasabe, Arizona. Agents directed the work truck to a second inspection where several packages of suspected narcotics […]

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Trump’s Potential Supreme Court Nominees

by on September 21, 2020 0

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death on Friday, just six weeks before Election Day, has unleashed a battle over whether President Donald Trump should nominate — and the Republican-led Senate should confirm — her successor, or whether the seat should remain vacant until the outcome of the 2020 Presidential Election is determined. Trump had previously named […]

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Maricopa County Approves November Voting Plans

by on September 21, 2020 0

The Maricopa County Elections Department has approved plans for how voters can submit their selections for the November general election. The county’s plan includes preparations for the possibility of a historic turnout, expanded voter access and new safety measures brought on by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Voter registration for the November election ends Oct. 5 […]

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EPA Approves Additional Cleaning Product That Will Kill Coronavirus on Surfaces

by on September 21, 2020 0

As disinfectant wipes and bottles of hand sanitizers continue to fly off store shelves amid the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. government issued a stamp of approval for an additional household cleaning product. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) gave Pine-Sol Original Multi-Surface Cleaner the approval “for kill claims against SARS-Cov-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, […]

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ASU Announces Plans To End Fall Semester Early, Graduation To Be Held Virtually

by on September 21, 2020 0

Concern over the Coronavirus pandemic continues on an Arizona college campus. Arizona State University recently announced plans to end its semester after Thanksgiving. In addition, graduation will be held virtually for the fall 2020 semester. In a letter to students, Mark S. Searle, ASU’s Executive vice president and university provost says they will be ending […]

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Medieval Times Looking for Volunteers to Sew Face Masks from Costume Fabric

by on September 21, 2020 0

Medieval Times is looking for Valley volunteers to help sew more than 1,000 masks from the dinner theater’s costume material. The masks will be donated to the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community and United Food Bank, according to a press release on Thursday. Volunteers can sign up online to participate. Prospective volunteers will receive boxes […]

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Banner Health Hospitals Allowing 1 Visitor Per Patient Per Day

by on September 16, 2020 0

Arizona’s largest hospital network has eased visitor restrictions that have been in place throughout the COVID-19 pandemic at most of its inpatient facilities. Banner Health last week started allowing one visitor per patient per day in the Phoenix, Tucson and Casa Grande areas. The network hadn’t allowed visitors since implementing restrictions in March. Visits, which […]

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