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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, another step in the Biden’s administration rush to set up temporary space.

Governor Doug Ducey today announced plans to open a state-run COVID-19 vaccination site in Flagstaff on the campus of Northern Arizona University.

The site will launch Monday, April 19th at the University Union Fieldhouse. The indoor site will operate daily from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., with potential to expand operations to 7 p.m. About 1,000 appointments per day will be available to start.  The site will offer the Pfizer vaccine to those age 16 and older. The county currently offers the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson/Janssen vaccines, approved for those 18 and older. 

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U.S. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland has wrapped up a three-day visit to Utah to meet with elected officials, Tribal leaders and stakeholders invested in stewardship of two national monuments.

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Three people have been charged with fraud in Arizona in what prosecutors say was a harassment scheme to get payments from sex offenders in exchange for removing their names from a website.

In an indictment released Thursday, Charles Rodrick of Scottsdale and Brent Oesterblad are accused of obtaining information from the National Predator Database’s site and posting it on a site created by Rodrick.