Stories tagged: "phoenix"


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Arizona’s Largest High School District Is Staying Online Until January

District leaders said the decision to extend closures was based on the state’s COVID-19 health benchmarks for reopening schools.

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WATCH: Rep. Kern Mocks Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego for COVID-19 Public Health Rules

Kern recently defended his disregard for Phoenix's public health efforts, questioning the need to follow rules put in place by a "Democrat mayor."

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July Was Phoenix’s Hottest Month Ever. Where Do We Go From Here?

One solution to beat the heat lies in Joe Biden's climate proposal, which includes several solutions to combat urban heat.

State Trooper Who Killed Dion Johnson on Paid Administrative Leave as Prosecutors Review Case

The County Attorney’s Office received findings this week from an investigation into the fatal shooting of a 28-year-old Black man on Memorial Day weekend.

People gather in an empty lot near the Human Services Campus in downtown Phoenix.
Phoenix Is Turning Parking Spaces Into Full-Blown Shelters for City’s Unhoused

Some of Phoenix's most vulnerable are being tasked with an impossible decision: risk contracting COVID, or expose themselves to the harsh summer weather?

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Phoenix Church That Held Trump Rally Got Up to $2 Million in PPP Loans

Dream City drummed up controversy last month when they claimed to have an air purification system that could keep the public safe from COVID-19. 

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While The Push to Defund Phoenix Police Grows Stronger, Activists Want Officers Out of Schools

In addition to community demands that cities defund the police, students are asking district leaders to remove officers from campuses.