Arizona


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Biden Administration Launches Effort to Protect Outdoor Workers From Heat-Related Illness

The Biden administration last month announced a new effort to protect workers from heat-related illness in the US.

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Your Guide to Celebrating Day of the Dead In Arizona

Day of the Dead, the annual celebration in which Latinos honor their loved ones, is fast approaching. Last year, Day of the Dead festivities were, for the most part, canceled due to COVID-19 restrictions. However, this year, with the decline in coronavirus cases and the increase in vaccination rates, Day of the Dead celebrations are back on! 

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Phoenix Population Keeps Growing as Climate Danger Rises

New data shows that people keep flocking to communities like Phoenix where climate change makes life more uncomfortable and more precarious.

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Workers Lost Income Over the Pandemic While Arizona Billionaires’ Wealth Soared to New Heights

Arizona’s 11 billionaires saw their collective wealth more than double over the last 17 months, accumulating a combined $35.4 billion.

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Boo! These 4 Haunted Arizona Places Will Give You Chills.

From moving mannequins to the ghosts of a cowboy and a bootlegger, these spots in Arizona have some creepy stories to tell. 

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Arizona Paid Out $16 Billion in Unemployment Over the Pandemic. Scammers Got Nearly 30% of It.

Most of that money is probably lost forever because it was siphoned off by out-of-state or overseas scammers.

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Arizona Advocates Hopeful That Focus on Missing Indigenous Persons May Pay Off

More than 80% of Native American women have experienced violence in their lifetimes and 56% suffered sexual violence.