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Flagstaff subsidizes local purchases of eco-friendly autos

Apr. 10, 2021 10:54 AM EDT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Flagstaff local Stewart Weinstein ordered an all-electric vehicle to be environmentally friendly, but now says the unexpected financial perks of his purchase have already piled up -- before even driving his new car off the lot. One benefit is...

Barnhart's two-out single leads Reds over D-backs 6-5 in 10

Apr. 10, 2021 02:26 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Tucker Barnhart's clutch 10th-inning single kept the Reds rolling on Friday night. Cincinnati's playing so well these days that the only surprise was the catcher's heroics were ever needed. “It was a roller coaster,” Barnhart said. “We got out to a...

Smith scores 2 as Golden Knights beat Coyotes 7-4

Apr. 10, 2021 01:25 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Reilly Smith scored twice to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to a 7-4 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Friday night. Jonathan Marchessault, William Carrier, Keegan Kolesar, Chandler Stephenson, and Max Pacioretty also scored for the Golden Knights, while...

US to keep migrant families in hotels as amid rush for space

Apr. 10, 2021 01:16 AM EDT

Migrant families will be held at hotels in the Phoenix area in response to a growing number of people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, authorities said Friday, another step in the Biden administration's rush to set up temporary space for them. U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema was...

The Latest: Navajo Nation issues weekend stay-at-home order

Apr. 09, 2021 22:27 PM EDT

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. -- The Navajo Nation has issued a stay-at-home order for the weekend after reporting 26 more confirmed COVID-19 cases. The latest figures bring the total number of cases on the tribe’s reservation, which includes parts of Arizona, New Mexico and...

Navajo Nation reports 26 new COVID-19 cases, orders lockdown

Apr. 09, 2021 21:14 PM EDT

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation on Friday reported additional COVID-19 cases and ordered a weekend lockdown over fears that a new variant could drive another deadly surge. “The Stay-At-Home order is reinstated to help lessen the spread of COVID-19 and the...

Arizona governor signs bill banning private election grants

Apr. 09, 2021 20:56 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Friday signed legislation banning the use of private funding for elections but said the money the state received last year from organizations with funding from Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s foundation was helpful and used with "integrity.”...

Camper dies, wife rescued in Death Valley National Park

Apr. 09, 2021 20:41 PM EDT

DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — An Arizona tourist died and his wife was rescued Friday after their vehicle got two flat tires and they went missing in Death Valley National Park in California. Alexander Lofgren, 32, and Emily Henkel, 27, were found on a steep...

Arizona businesses won't have to enforce mask mandates

Apr. 09, 2021 20:34 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona businesses will be free to ignore mask mandates meant to contain the spread of diseases like COVID-19 under legislation signed Friday by Gov. Doug Ducey. The bill's advocates said business owners should be allowed to decide for themselves whether...

Arizona wildfire destroys 12 homes; 200 people evacuated

Apr. 09, 2021 19:30 PM EDT

DUDLEYVILLE, Ariz. (AP) — A small community in south-central Arizona remained under an evacuation notice Friday after crews and air tankers stopped the growth of a wildfire that burned at least 12 homes, officials said. The fire burned through thick vegetation at the...