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Here are the cities in Arizona implementing a mask mandate at city-owned buildings

(Spencer Platt / Getty Images) (PHOENIX) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a recommendation earlier this week that suggested everyone, regardless of vaccination status, wear a mask in areas of high transmission for COVID-19. Several towns and cities have reinstated mandates for people to wear masks inside city-owned or municipal-owned buildings, azfamily reported.
Miami, AZAZFamily

Flash flooding hits Globe-Miami area

GLOBE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - People are in the Globe-Miami area dealing with flash flooding because of the monsoon rain. The National Weather Service issued a flash flood emergency for parts of Miami, Midland City and Claypool around 3:30 p.m. People are told to get to higher ground, as officials call it a life-threatening situation.
Phoenix, AZyourvalley.net

Ducey, governors ask Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade

PHOENIX — Gov. Doug Ducey wants the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn it’s historic decision in Roe v. Wade and leave the question of whether to allow abortion in Arizona to state lawmakers — and to him as an unapologetic foe of the practice. Ducey is among 12 governors who...
Phoenix, AZazbigmedia.com

Phoenix No. 1 housing market negatively impacted by investors

Phoenix investors had a significant impact on the housing market in April, taking away 429 units of inventory. Nationally, investors took more inventory off the market than they contributed in April; with their purchases representing 5.7% of all home sales. Despite the common perception that investors are always in competition...
Peoria, AZyourvalley.net

ADHS: Peoria area ZIP codes have 28,487 COVID-19 cases

Arizona Department of Health Services reported 1,759 new coronavirus cases and 15 new deaths Thursday, for a total of 923,204 cases and 18,200 deaths. In the Peoria area, cases are at 28,487 compared with 28,052 this time a week ago, a difference of 435, according to Arizona Department of Health Services.
Peoria, AZAZFamily

Peoria woman overcomes addiction through Maricopa County drug court

PEORIA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) - A Peoria woman is sharing her story from rock bottom to redemption after overcoming addiction. Leslie Eckstein credits Maricopa Count Adult Drug Court programs that recently received national recognition. “Today, I’m feeling pretty good about myself because I’ve come a long way,” says Eckstein. Her...
Phoenix, AZazbigmedia.com

Rise48 Equity acquires $73.8M of Phoenix apartments in 9 days

In the past nine days, Rise48 Equity has acquired $73,875,000 worth of new apartment communities in Phoenix, Arizona. Brookside Apartments is a $41,600,000, 204-unit multifamily apartment property located in South West Phoenix, Arizona. : Phoenix is No. 1 in U.S. for multifamily construction projects. Rise48 Equity plans to spend over...
Tempe, AZyourvalley.net

Senior dogs at Lost Our Home Pet Rescue fetch grant

Old dogs have something to wag about this summer, as The Grey Muzzle Organization announces the recipients of its annual grants, and dogs at Lost Our Home Pet Rescue are among the winners. Lost Our Home Pet Rescue in Tempe is one of 77 animal welfare groups chosen from 266...
Arizona Stateazednews.com

Ten Teachers Named Candidates for 2022 Arizona Teacher of the Year

Today, the Arizona Educational Foundation (AEF) named the 10 candidates under consideration for the 2022 Arizona Teacher of the Year Award. Desert Financial is the title sponsor of this year’s Teacher of the Year Awards ceremony. Considered the “Oscar Awards” of teaching, the educator ultimately selected as Arizona Teacher of the Year becomes our state’s candidate for National Teacher of the Year.