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AZ Briefing: Blake Masters brings fire, worry to GOP Senate hopes; This marijuana brand name will disappear in AZ; 29 new restaurants to try

A look at some of today's top stories, the weather forecast and a peek back in history. This major marijuana brand name will begin to disappear in Arizona after a merger with a Florida company. 'It's time for something new': Blake Masters outlines his views on Social Security, abortion rights,...
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Heads up, Phoenix parents. School lunches might cost more this year

Data: Arizona Department of Education and district websites; Chart: Kavya Beheraj/AxiosA pandemic-era program that covered the cost of school lunch for most students has ended, and some parents may feel sticker shock when they see the new rates.What's happening: Axios Phoenix reviewed school lunch prices for several districts across the metro area and found some have raised theirs. Why it matters: Experts predict that the end of the federal program will lead to the return of school lunch debt — and inflated prices won't help. What they're saying: "Before the pandemic, unpaid school lunch debt was a huge problem," Crystal...
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Moon roof shatters in car wash in San Tan Valley

SAN TAN VALLEY, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - It was just a quick drive through the car wash. Denise DeMarco had taken her car to the same Cobblestone Auto Spa location several times, but this time was different. “When I got to the dryer section, I heard what sounded like a gunshot going off in my car, and then all of the air started pushing in through my sun shade,” DeMarco said.

3 Great Burger Places in Arizona

When it comes to comfort food, most people would say that they love to eat a good, juicy burger with some crispy fries on the side or a really nice pizza. If you are among these people, then keep on reading because today we are talking about three amazing places in Arizona where you can grab truly delicious burgers. No matter how you prefer your burgers, you will most definitely find something for your liking here. Are you curious to see if your favorite burger places made it on the list? Continue to read to find out.

Rivulon seeks 352-unit apartment project OK

The 280-acre Rivulon development – home to companies such as Deloitte, Isagenix International and Morgan Stanley - wants to add 352 apartment units. Owner Nationwide Realty Investors is seeking a rezone and minor General Plan amendment for high-density multi-family on 10.31acres near the southwest corner of Lindsay and Pecos roads. The site is located in the interior portion of the mixed-use project and is currently zoned business park.

Local Restaurant Shockingly Closes, Despite Popularity

Another local business is closing down.Markus Spiske/Unsplash. Owning a restaurant can quickly take over someone’s life. It’s not simply a 9-5 job. It’s a 24-hours a day, 7-days a week job. There’s plenty to stress over, and that’s without COVID shutdowns, staffing issues, rising inflation, and distribution problems. Not everyone is cut out to own a restaurant. Some don’t mind this time requirement, and yet others would rather spend their time, in the end, with friends and family. One local Phoenix restaurant owner has decided to hang up the apron in favor of doing exactly this.

Man accused of stealing vehicles in Arizona and Arkansas

PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say a man has been arrested for allegedly stealing five vehicles, a trailer and a forklift in Arizona and Arkansas. Arizona Department of Public Safety officials say 37-year-old Brandon A. Jones has been booked into the Maricopa County Jail on suspicion of five counts of theft of means of transportation and one count of theft of controlled property after a months-long investigation.

City of Tempe introduces tools to aid response to homelessness

PHOENIX — The City of Tempe has developed new tools for those experiencing homelessness and other community members, according to a press release. The city announced the new tools on Thursday, as Tempe has continued to invest heavily in services and housing the last two years. Among the new...