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Engel-Natzke joins Caps, 1st woman to become NHL video …

The Washington Capitals have hired the first female video coach in National Hockey League history. The team named Emily Engel-Natzke to the position. Engel-Natzke came from the Hershey Bears, where …

Erdogan: Nordic NATO bid could still be nixed if vows …

ISTANBUL (AP) — Just two days after agreeing to lift deal-breaking objections to Sweden and Finland’s NATO accession, Turkey’s leader warned Thursday that Ankara could still block the process …

COVID-19 at Wimbledon: 3 top-20 men out after positive …

Reigning Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic might be playing in his last Grand Slam tournament for a while because he isn't vaccinated against COVID-19. And the coronavirus has become a significant …

Boylen set to lead USA Basketball into World Cup …

World Cup qualifying resumes Thursday for USA Basketball. The Americans are taking a two-game trip to Puerto Rico and Cuba to conclude the first round of qualifiers for next year's World Cup. Jim …

City of Surprise Fire Department Battalion Chief …

For nearly 40 years, Autry Cheatham has spent his career extinguishing fires, extricating people from vehicles and responding to life-threatening situations from Phoenix to Surprise.

3 bears released back into wild after shelter, care at …

With joint efforts between Scottsdale-based Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center, and Arizona Game and Fish Department, three of five baby bears have been rehabilitated and released into the wild. …

South Phoenix gang investigation leads to 70-count …

PHOENIX – The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Arizona has announced that 22 people have been indicted on drug and weapons charges in a case that began with an investigation of …

Tweaked COVID boosters in US must target newer omicron …

U.S. regulators told COVID-19 vaccine makers Thursday that any booster shots tweaked for the fall will have to add protection against the newest omicron relatives. The Food and Drug …

Supreme Court says several gun cases deserve a new …

The Supreme Court says gun cases involving restrictions in Hawaii, California, New Jersey and Maryland deserve a new look following its major decision in a gun case last week. The Supreme Court said …

To lick or not to lick: Scottsdale restaurant offers …

After almost 15 years of business and a new location, The Mission in Old Town Scottsdale and its infamous Himalayan salt wall have received a bit of buzz for viral videos and images of patrons taking a taste of more than the restaurant’s tasty dishes.

Peoria renews contract with Greater Phoenix Economic …

Peoria City Council renewed its contract with Greater Phoenix Economic Council for fiscal year 2023 for $95,778.

We Are Airstream acquires oldest Airstream dealership …

We Are Airstream Chandler announces its acquisition of Airstream of Santa Barbara. The one-acre property, which is the oldest Airstream dealership on the west coast, will now be called We Are …

Mary J. Blige is next artist in Apple Music concert …

NEW YORK (AP) — Mary J. Blige’s 2022 is going pretty well. Her new album landed in the top 10 of Billboard's R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, and she was featured at the Super Bowl halftime show. …

Kvitova feels the nerves, but reaches 3rd round at …

Petra Kvitova has plenty of experience on the grass courts of Wimbledon. But that doesn't mean everything is easy for the two-time champion at the All England Club. She has spoken about being nervous …

NFL and Ice Cube team up for economic equity …

The NFL is teaming up with Ice Cube. The league announced Thursday a partnership with Contract with Black America Institute, an economic inclusion-focused initiative led by artist and entrepreneur …

Author Jesmyn Ward wins Library of Congress fiction …

The 2022 Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction has gone to Jesmyn Ward, who at 45, is the youngest person to receive the library’s fiction award and is being honored for her lifetime of …

Lewis Hamilton pushes back against 'old voices' over …

Lewis Hamilton said Thursday that Formula One should ignore “old voices” and reject racism as it focus on becoming more inclusive. Hamilton was speaking after comments made last year by …

Sabres re-sign goalie Craig Anderson to 1-year …

Goalie Craig Anderson is putting off retirement for now, returning to the Buffalo Sabres for a one-year contract. The 41-year-old Anderson also played for Buffalo last season, going 17-12-2 and …

Shirley Ann Cleveland

Shirley Ann Cleveland born March 22, 1933 in Bemidji, Minnesota to Paul and Ethel Wrege. She passed away May 15, 2022 in Sun City, Arizona at the age of 89. She was preceded in death by husband …

Commission report blasts decision to cull all …

A Danish Parliament-appointed commission has harshly criticized the country’s government for its decision to cull millions of healthy mink at the height of the coronavirus pandemic to protect …

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Temporary permit for underage resident in Sun City …

Maricopa County officials denied a temporary use permit to allow an underage resident to live in a Sun City home, but Sun Cities officials will remain vigilant regarding age restrictions.

US newspapers continuing to die at rate of 2 each week

NEW YORK (AP) — Despite a growing recognition of the problem, the United States continues to see newspapers die at the rate of two per week, according to a report issued Wednesday on the state of …

Hornets forward Miles Bridges arrested on eve of free …

Charlotte Hornets forward Miles Bridges was arrested Wednesday in Los Angeles after a warrant was issued, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. The details of the arrest were not …

ICC seeks arrest of 3 suspects linked to …

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — International Criminal Court judges have issued arrest warrants for three men wanted on suspicion of committing war crimes during the 2008 Russo-Georgian War, the …
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