Monthly Archives: August 2022

Wet to dry, clouds to sun, wet to step

The essential Thursday is another day of transition and improvement in the weather. We start with rain and thunderstorms, but will end up drier. We start with mostly cloudy skies, but gradually clearing will take over in the late afternoon. And we still have some sticky moisture in the air, …

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Joe Arpaio loses third bid back in City mayoral race

PHOENIX (AP) — Joe Arpaio, the 90-year-old former Arizona sheriff who was once a powerful figure in Republican politics but was ousted nearly six years ago amid frustration by his headline-grabbing tactics and legal troubles, was defeated Wednesday in a race for mayor of the affluent suburb where he has …

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Tucson Red Cross volunteers help Kentucky flood victims | Community

TUCSON (KVOA) – Hundreds of Red Cross volunteers, including some from here in southern Arizona, are on the ground in eastern Kentucky, trying to help flood victims rebuild their life. “Some places are just devastated as you go down the valleys with the streams,” said Red Cross volunteer Terry Parrott. …

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Takeaway: Trump tightens grip on GOP, narrow Squad win | National government and new policies

By BRIAN SLODYSKO – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — After an uneven start, that of Donald Trump The election-year revenge tour succeeded in ousting Republican members of Congress, boosting Trump-backed “America First” candidates who pushed back against the establishment, and tightening his grip on the party. Meanwhile, Ron Johnson, the …

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Ahwatukee family feel uncertainty over blood shortage | Community orientation

Every three weeks, Adelyn Troutman goes to the hospital for a blood transfusion and each time her Ahwatukee family holds their breath. They never know if that blood will be available. The 6-year-old suffers from the rare Diamond Blackfan anemia, a condition that prevents her from developing her own red …

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Indian River Shores councilman steps down, replacement planned

INDIAN RIVER SHORES — Christian Hendricks has resigned after serving less than two years as Indian River Shores City Council Memberafter leaving the state. Hendricks, CPA and local realtor, was elected to a four-year term on city council in November 2020. He previously served as longtime chairman of the city’s …

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Dust advisory for South Phoenix, flash flooding for High Country, East Valley

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) – Storms are moving through parts of the valley this evening, with some areas receiving hail, heavy rain and wind. The southeast region of the valley is blowing dust, which is accumulating and heading west across the region. Showers and storms will continue, bringing gusty winds and …

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Corvallis Knights ruled out Ridgefield to close the regular season at Goss | Community

The Corvallis Knights closed their regular season home game on Saturday night with a 4-0 shutout of Ridgefield in front of a sold-out Fireworks Night crowd of 3,106 at Goss Stadium. The Knights (41-15, 39-14 West Coast League) tied the final series of the regular season at one game apiece …

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the former head of the federal government wants to abolish the national department of education

Because protecting private, for-profit education was what the Department of Education under Trump did (see Florida). X What if we gave teachers a fraction of the attention and support we give the police? How about 100,000 new teachers, with supports for community colleges and public schools to prepare and accelerate …

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Southern Utah town tries to make road safer for cyclists after deaths

The old Route 91 in Ivins will get an $8.9 million makeover. (Mark Eddington | The Salt Lake Tribune) Traffic volumes on the old Route 91 averaged 2,100 cars per day in 2019, the most recent numbers available. That’s more than three times the 660 cars per day in 2016. …

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Coconino County moves to low COVID community level | Local

SUN DAILY STAFF Coconino County moved to a low community level for COVID-19 the week ending July 30, according to the latest dashboard data report. The county’s case rate fell to 184.3 per 100,000 this week (263 new cases) from last week’s rate of 236.2 per 100,000 (337 total new …

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SUV Barrels Through Native American Parade; 15 injured – Boston News, Weather, Sports

A New Mexico man who was driving while intoxicated without a valid license drove through a parade celebrating Native American culture in the western part of the state, injuring at least 15 people, officials said Friday. Jeff Irving, 33, was arrested Thursday night and faces charges of aggravated drunk driving, …

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Pentagon Rejects DC’s Request for National Guard Migrant Aid | Government and politics

By LOLITA C. BALDOR – Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon has rejected a request from the District of Columbia asking for help from the National Guard in what the mayor called a “growing humanitarian crisis” caused by thousands of migrants being bused into the city from two southern …

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Notice Board/Schedule – August 4 – PortageOnline.com

Wednesday August 3 Santa Clara Baseball League Portage 14 Feathers 10(Portage leads the last 3 points at 1 – race at 6) American AssociationWinnipeg 7 Sioux Falls 2 major league baseball American LeagueTampa Bay 3 Toronto 2Seattle 7 New York 3Minnesota 4 Detroit 1Baltimore 6 Texas 3Houston 6 Boston 1Chicago …

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Community comes together to fund low ropes course at nature center

Children play on the course at the Outdoorsy Kids Day Camp which took place July 11-14 at the Robert Williams Nature and Historical Learning Center, 10069 Atherton Rd. Photos provided DAVISON TWP. – There is a new low ropes course at the Robert Williams Nature and Historical Learning Center, 10069 …

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Pence touts Wisconsin GOP gubernatorial candidate Kleefisch | Government and politics

By SCOTT BAUER – Associated Press PEWAUKEE, Wis. (AP) – Former Vice President Mike Pence campaigned Wednesday with his Republican primary pick for Wisconsin governor on the battlefield, calling Rebecca Kleefisch a “proven conservative” as she takes on an opponent endorsed by Donald Trump. Trump plans to hold a Friday …

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Joe Arpaio follows his opponent in the race for mayor of a small town

PHOENIX (AP) — Joe Arpaio, the 90-year-old former Phoenix Metro sheriff who was ousted by voters frustrated with his headline-grabbing tactics and legal troubles, is following his opponent in the race for mayor of the affluent suburb where he lived for more than two decades. The six-term former Maricopa County …

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Pearl A. Johnson – West Central Tribune

Pearl A. Johnson, 94 of Willmar, died Monday August 1 at Bethesda Grand in Willmar. A funeral service will be held at noon on Monday, August 8 at Blomkest Baptist Cemetery near Blomkest. Visitation will begin at 12:30 p.m., followed by the memorial service at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, August …

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Arizona official refutes review that counted 282 dead voters | Fremont Tribune – Government and Politics

By JONATHAN J. COOPER – Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said Monday his investigators found only one dead voter after thoroughly reviewing findings from a partisan review of the 2020 election that found 282 ballots were reportedly cast in the name of a deceased person. …

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Housing Trust Group Opens First Affordable Housing Community in Illinois with Crescent Place Apartment Community

CHICAGO, IL – Housing Trust Group (HTG), one of the nation’s largest affordable housing developers, closed financing and opened Crescent Place, a new $18.2 million affordable housing community in Arlington Heights, Illinois – about 25 minutes north of Downtown Chicago. Crescent Place apartments will be reserved for income-eligible residents who …

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Mayor Goode talks about the city: Prescott Water Wells

The CAST 11 podcast network is sponsored by the Prescott Valley Outdoor Summit. Where adventure comes together. In his monthly “Talk of the Town” newsletter, Prescott Mayor Phil Goode addressed Prescott Water Wells concerns from early July. On July 8, the City of Prescott learned that recent test results revealed …

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