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Chandler aims to limit more data centers after early growth

Nov. 28, 2021 10:11 AM EST

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — Chandler is eyeing a proposal that would make it more difficult for new data centers to open in the city. Data centers that house computer and network infrastructure often supporting multiple corporate customers have cropped up in the area in...

DPS: Wrong-way driver killed in wreck involving 4 vehicles

Nov. 27, 2021 14:27 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A wrong-way collision on a Phoenix freeway early Saturday involved four vehicles and killed the wrong-way driver, the Arizona Department of Public Safety said. The crash occurred at about 3 a.m., closing eastbound lanes of the Loop 101 at Interstate 17...

Phoenix police say toddler who fell into pool has died

Nov. 26, 2021 16:11 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A 2-year-old girl who was pulled from a backyard pool in central Phoenix on Thanksgiving Day has died., Phoenix police said Friday. The toddler has been identified as Rosemary Solis and her death is being investigated as a “tragic accident," police...

Arizona's anti-mask school voucher plan faces tough start

Nov. 26, 2021 10:11 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s disputed effort to tap $10 million in coronavirus relief funds for a private school voucher program for parents who oppose public school coronavirus policies has funded fewer than 100 vouchers despite receiving more than 2,000 applications. ...

Maricopa County officials change rules for billboards

Nov. 25, 2021 11:23 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Maricopa County officials have created new rules for billboards that will let them double in size and height and for existing static billboards to be converted to ever-changing electronic displays. The Arizona Republic reports that scientists and...

Store owner to make customers lower masks for cameras

Nov. 25, 2021 10:55 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The owner of a chain of fashion consignment stores says she'll require customers to briefly lower their mask in front of a camera if they want to shop in her stores while wearing a face covering. Ann Siner, founder and CEO of My Sister's Closet, My...

On the road again: Travelers emerge in time for Thanksgiving

Nov. 24, 2021 21:55 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Determined to reclaim Thanksgiving traditions that were put on pause last year by the pandemic, millions of Americans will be loading up their cars or piling onto planes to gather again with friends and family. The number of air travelers this week is...

Rogue GOP state senator Paul Boyer to forego reelection bid

Nov. 24, 2021 15:25 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A Republican state senator who has occasionally been a thorn in the side of the majority party's legislative agenda will not seek reelection in 2022. State Sen. Paul Boyer said this week that he will serve out the remaining year of his term and then move...

Arizona history-Nov. 28-Dec. 4

Nov. 24, 2021 12:08 PM EST

Sunday, Nov. 28 On this date in 1905, floods caused bridges to be washed out and other extensive damage at San Carlos, Florence, Maricopa, Phoenix, Globe and Dudleyville. On this date in 1927, Tucson became the terminal of the first daily air...

Tuesday's Scores

Nov. 24, 2021 00:59 AM EST

BOYS PREP BASKETBALL= Ash Fork 33, Bagdad 25 Basis Charter -Flagstaff 59, Mayer 20 Boulder Creek 90, Raymond S. Kellis 52 Buckeye 69, Betty Fairfax High School 66 Cave Creek Cactus Shadows...