Stories tagged: "Arizona"


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Arizona Rep. Rubén Gallego: Prosecute Military and Veterans Involved in Capitol Attack

“This is a very extreme group, and this is why we have to punish them and punish them hard so that other military personnel and veterans understand this is not acceptable,” Rep. Rubén Gallego said.

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Iceberg Lettuce to Pinecones: Here’s What Arizona Cities Drop on New Year’s Eve – And How to Watch This Year

New Year’s Eve will look different for many people this year, but some Arizona cities still plan to drop weird objects from giant heights. The end of 2020 is upon us, and it’s safe to say Arizona’s New Year’s Eve celebrations might look a little different this year. The coronavirus pandemic and the subsequent social...

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AZ Gun Sales Hit Record in 2020, Driven by Pandemic, Protests, and Politics

The Arizona spike is part of a nationwide increase 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...

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During One of the Hardest Holiday Seasons Ever, You Can Still Give Back

Many families may not be able to buy their children Christmas gifts this year.  This year has been incredibly tough on many Arizonans’ health and finances.  The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about not only sickness and death, but in many cases, job loss.  As of November, more than 280,000 Arizonans were unemployed. Many who do...

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How to Stay Coronavirus-Free This Christmas in Arizona

Arizona’s ICUs are filling up as the state sees a record surge in COVID-19 cases.  Christmas, like most other 2020 holidays, will have to look different this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has asked the public to forego holiday travel and gatherings this holiday season. ...

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LIVE BLOG: Tracking Coronavirus in Arizona

The number of new cases and deaths are up. Here's the latest on what's happening with COVID-19 in Arizona.

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Arizona Has Some of the Least Restrictive Gun Laws in the Country. But There Are Still Some Rules.

Arizona ranked seventh for the number of registered guns per state and some counties have even declared themselves Second Amendment Sanctuaries. Arizona has some of the least restrictive gun laws in the U.S., one of three countries that consider gun ownership a constitutional right. Consider this data: Americans own more than 390 million guns –...