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Coronavirus Cases Surging in Young People

by on June 29, 2020 0

Coronavirus infections are climbing rapidly among young Americans in a number of states where bars, stores and restaurants have reopened. It’s a disturbing generational shift that puts young people in greater peril than many realize and poses an even bigger danger to the older people who cross their paths. National figures show that almost as […]

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Maricopa County Community College District Offering Arizona’s First Artificial Intelligence Degree

by on June 29, 2020 0

The Maricopa County Community College District announced Thursday it will be offering Arizona’s first artificial intelligence certificate and degree program. The new AI program is a collaboration with Intel and the Arizona Commerce Authority. “This program will train our students for a competitive workforce, strengthen Arizona’s economy as well as help close the opportunity gap […]

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First Phase of The Palmeraie to Open by End of the Year

by on June 29, 2020 0

The first phase of a $2 billion Valley mega-development is set to open by year’s end. Located within Paradise Valley and Scottsdale, The Palmeraie is a 122-acre community that offers shopping, hospitality, dining, living, wellness and relaxation. The main attraction of the development is The Ritz-Carlton, Paradise Valley. The hotel will feature 215 rooms with […]

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Diamondbacks GM Anticipates MLB Return

by on June 26, 2020 0

In less than one week, the Arizona Diamondbacks will report to Spring Training 2.0 for a baseball season unlike any we have ever seen. “I’m excited for it. I think it’s going to be fantastic,” said Diamondbacks General Manager Mike Hazen. “I think it’s going to be high-intensity for 60 games. I think there’s going […]

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Governor Ducey: “Arizonans Safer At Home”

by on June 26, 2020 0

Governor Doug Ducey, Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) Director Dr. Cara Christ and Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs Major General Michael T. McGuire held a briefing today to provide the latest information on COVID-19. The Governor urged Arizonans to take responsible actions to help contain the spread of the virus — limit […]

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Arizonans Travelling to NY, NJ, Connecticut to Quarantine

by on June 25, 2020 0

If you plan to travel from Arizona to New York, Connecticut or New Jersey anytime soon, be prepared for a two-week quarantine. The states’ three governors announced they would urge visitors from states with high coronavirus infection rates to quarantine for 14 days upon arrival beginning Thursday. Visitors from states over a set infection rate […]

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Maricopa County Primary Vote is August 4

by on June 25, 2020 0

Amid the uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic, one thing that is certain, at least for now,  Arizona’s primary election date is Aug 4. At a news conference Monday in downtown Phoenix, Maricopa County election officials announced voters will be able to use any one of 100 polling places. “We’ll be leasing retail spaces, hosting locations […]

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Where to Get Tested for COVID-19 in Arizona

by on June 25, 2020 0

After reports of lengthy waits to get COVID-19 testing in Phoenix this past weekend, Arizonans may be wondering about how to get tested. The easiest way to find the most convenient option is through the Arizona Department of Health Services website, which lists more than 100 sites statewide, more than 80 in metro Phoenix. The […]

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