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Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has joined a multistate lawsuit against President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 mandates that require masks on toddlers and COVID-19 vaccines for staff and volunteers in Head Start programs, calling them “overreaching” and unlawful.

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Brrrr it’s been cold! Yes, even here in Arizona, it has been frosty. But it is sometimes hard to grasp the wrath of Antarctica weather that has been wreaking havoc on over 100 million Americans, causing them to shiver shake, and run for cover. Baby, it’s cold outside! 

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If there’s one thing that continues to surprise me about the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s not the death toll of 831,000 and rising, or that we’re approaching year three of the presence of the virus in our lives. It’s how poorly we as a nation have handled this public health emergency. 

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For student artists, the school year was supposed to conclude with well-deserved award recognition and an enthusiastic celebration with the 41st annual Jeff Cross Memorial Award Ceremony and the 24th Sonoran Arts League Art Incentive Award at the Cactus Shadows Fine Arts Center. Visual art t…

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Well-known glass artist Dale Chihuly once commented, “Glass is the most magical of all material. It transmits light and color in very special ways.” Neuropsychologist and glass artist Kathleen Nelson could not agree more, but added, “It is surely a medium full of surprises.” Born in Pennsylv…

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Dr. Temple Grandin writes in her book “Animals Make Us Human” that “all animals and people have the same core emotion systems in the brain. They feel fear as well as a sense of well-being.”

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The Anthem Giving Circle is hosting its 12th annual Purses for a Purpose at the Anthem Country Club’s Ironwood Ballroom on Tuesday, Feb. 1, to raise funds for families in need.

Newly elected Board of Supervisors’ Chairman Bill Gates wants Maricopa County to “set the bar for how governments serve” by being “transparent and timely in what we deliver” and fighting “distrust and disinformation.” 

When Stefan Pruett died of natural causes in LA in June 2020, his friends and family longed to have a tribute concert featuring music from his projects, Peachcake and The Guidance. 

Several projects on the state highway system were completed in 2021, while significant progress was made on other Arizona Department of Transportation jobs. As one year leads into a new one, ADOT provides “highway highlights” as part of its year in review.

After a little over a year of planning, financing and partnerships, Cave Creek officially opened its own fire station and received the first call from dispatch Monday, Jan. 3.

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has joined a multistate lawsuit against President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 mandates that require masks on toddlers and COVID-19 vaccines for staff and volunteers in Head Start programs, calling them “overreaching” and unlawful.

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