Doug Ducey

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An ongoing nursing shortage in Arizona will likely keep non-COVID-19 patients from quickly getting transferred to more equipped hospitals. 


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Longtime Arizona Rep. Frank Pratt has died following a long illness. He was 79. 

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President Joe Biden has approved a major disaster declaration for parts of Arizona impacted by flash flooding. It opens up increased federal funding and other assistance for areas hit hard during this year’s monsoon season. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.

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Almost every member of Arizona’s congressional delegation is urging President Joe Biden to issue a major disaster declaration for the state. It follows flash flooding from heavy monsoon rains in recent months throughout multiple counties. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.

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A new survey shows a majority of Arizona voters oppose the law passed by the state Legislature this year banning mask mandates in K-12 public and charter schools.

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The future of a new Arizona law to allow sports gambling was in the hands of a judge Monday as he mulled a challenge brought by one Native American tribe against Gov. Doug Ducey and the head of the state Gaming Department. 


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A program announced by Arizona’s Republican governor last month giving private school vouchers to students whose parents object to school mask requirements has seen a surge of applications. 


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Governor Doug Ducey has ordered flags in the state fly at half staff through Monday in honor of U.S. Service members killed in this week’s bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Millions of students in Florida, Texas and Arizona are being required to wear masks in class as school boards in mostly Democratic locales are imposing anti-COVID mandates in defiance of their Republican governors. 


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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Tuesday upped the pressure on the growing number of public school districts defying a state ban on mask mandates as they try to slow the spread of the coronavirus.