Arizona Interscholastic Association Votes to Cancel High School Winter Sports Season Due to Surging COVID-19  Cases

by on January 11, 2021 0

After three hours of discussions, the Arizona Interscholastic Association Executive Board voted 5 to 4 on Friday to cancel the high school winter sports season amid a continued surge in COVID-19 cases statewide. The board, during a special meeting held Friday morning, made the decision after a recommendation from a health advisory committee. High...

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Arizona Holiday DUI’s Down from 2019

by on January 8, 2021 0

Arizona saw a decrease in the number of DUI citations during the December holiday season compared to 2019, according to the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety. Officers arrested 1,729 people for DUI from Dec. 1 to Dec. 31, which is down from the previous year’s total of 2,184. According to the report, 269...

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AG Brnovich Reaches Consumer Settlement with Alarm Monitoring Company

by on January 8, 2021 0

Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced more than 600 Arizona consumers will receive restitution as part of a settlement with Guardian Protection Services (Guardian), a Pennsylvania-based alarm monitoring company. The settlement resolves claims that Guardian concealed material facts from consumers, including an “early termination fee” that required consumers to pay for months or even years of...

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Arizona National Guard Training COVID-19 Vaccine Volunteers

by on January 8, 2021 0

The Arizona National Guard is helping train volunteers who will be administering the coronavirus vaccine and supporting vaccination sites in Arizona. According to a press release sent out early this week by the Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs, those receiving training are retired medical professionals and current medical students. The move is...

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Arizona to Provide $2 Million to Help Restaurants with Outdoor Seating Amid Pandemic

by on January 6, 2021 0

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced Tuesday that the state would provide an additional $2 million in funding to help small restaurants extend and furnish their outdoor patios, allowing them to seat more people and potentially make up for the occupancy restrictions on indoor dining. The “Safest Outside Restaurant Assistance Program” was announced back in...

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Arizona DEA Cautions Potent Form of Fentanyl

by on December 30, 2020 0

The head of the Drug Enforcement Administration in Arizona is warning about an “extremely dangerous” form of fentanyl that has been found in suspected overdose deaths in the state. It’s called para-fluorofentanyl, or pFF. “This is more potent and more potentially fatal,” Arizona DEA Special Agent Cheri Oz said. She added it also is...

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Adobe Flash Player is Expiring Soon

by on December 23, 2020 0

With Adobe Flash expiring soon, what should you do to make sure your computer is safe? Adobe’s multimedia platform known as “Flash” was an instrumental tool in the evolution of the Internet that brought animation and video capabilities to a text-based world. Some of the most amazing interactive experiences in the early days of...

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Record Gun Sales Occurred in 2020

by on December 23, 2020 0

Background checks for gun purchases in Arizona hit their highest level ever in 2020, driven by an unprecedented convergence of a pandemic, a summer of national unrest and a presidential election, experts said. With a month left to go in the year, 610,911 background checks had been performed in the state through November, well...

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