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    Getty Torrey Smith celebrates a landing. Maybe no title elicits extra debate in soccer conversations than Carson Wentz. He’s a symphony-inducing maestro to some and an injury-prone nightmare to others. For one former teammate, Wentz was an incredible magician who helped him earn a second Tremendous Bowl ring. Retired receiver Torrey Smith was randomly reviewing Wentz highlights on Instagram when he remembered how good the quarterback was in 2017. Smith, who caught...
    Getty Torrey Smith celebrates a touchdown. Perhaps no name elicits more debate in football conversations than Carson Wentz. He’s a symphony-inducing maestro to some and an injury-prone nightmare to others. For one former teammate, Wentz was an amazing magician who helped him earn a second Super Bowl ring. Retired receiver Torrey Smith was randomly reviewing Wentz highlights on Instagram when he remembered how good the quarterback was in 2017. Smith, who caught 36 balls for 430 yards that...
    The manager of a Mountainside Fitness is facing possible jail time for keeping his gym open despite Gov. Doug Ducey’s order to close them. Scottsdale Police responded Tuesday morning to multiple reports that the Mountainside Fitness near the corner of 116th Street and Shea Boulevard was operating, a violation of Ducey’s executive order closing gyms, movie theaters, bars and tubing for one month starting the night before. After “providing education” in hopes that they would voluntarily close, police...
    Two Republican representatives accused the Department of Defense Wednesday of failing to protect against religious discrimination within the military during the coronavirus pandemic. Republican Reps. Doug Collins of Georgia and Doug Lamborn of Colorado sent a letter to Secretary of Defense Mark Esper Wednesday highlighting a recent Navy order that prohibited service members and chaplains from attending off-base, indoor religious services. The order came despite the fact that the Navy was allowing social gatherings of any size, the lawmakers said....
    NUTTY conspiracy theorists have falsely claimed that a photo of Earth snapped by Nasa is a fake. The image, taken by astronaut Doug Hurley, shows the smooth curvature of our planet as viewed from the International Space Station. 3Nasa astronaut Doug Hurley snapped this photo of the Earth from the International Space StationCredit: Doug Hurley Posting the photo to Twitter on Wednesday, Doug revealed he never gets tired of the view from the stations observation deck. While response to the tweet...
    Sen. Doug Jones (D-Ala.) urged Alabamans to wear masks to stem the spread of coronavirus in a campaign ad released Wednesday. “The COVID crisis has shown how our health depends on each other, on our neighbors, on our loved ones, our coworkers,” Jones says in the 30-second spot, over images of people donning masks. “Wearing masks and social distancing is about protecting each other: our parents and grandparents, the friend who has diabetes or a heart condition we didn’t know...
    By JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is traveling to Arizona Wednesday as the state sees skyrocketing coronavirus infections and hospitals prepare for a surge in patients. Pence is scheduled to meet with Gov. Doug Ducey after landing in the late morning at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Pence and Ducey will then answer questions from reporters. Pence has no public events on his schedule, which has him on the ground in Phoenix for...
    PHOENIX (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is traveling to Arizona Wednesday as the state sees skyrocketing coronavirus infections and hospitals prepare for a surge in patients. Pence is scheduled to meet with Gov. Doug Ducey after landing in the late morning at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Pence and Ducey will then answer questions from reporters. Pence has no public events on his schedule, which has him on the ground in Phoenix for only about 2 1/2 hours...
    PHOENIX (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is traveling to Arizona Wednesday as the state sees skyrocketing coronavirus infections and hospitals prepare for a surge in patients. Pence is scheduled to meet with Gov. Doug Ducey after landing in the late morning at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Pence and Ducey will then answer questions from reporters. Pence has no public events on his schedule, which has him on the ground in Phoenix for only about 2 1/2 hours...
    Coronavirus cases in Arizona continue to skyrocket, and the state set another new record for daily cases on Wednesday with 4,878 new cases reported. The state also reported a new high of 88 deaths on Wednesday. According to the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS), the state has reported a total of 84,092 cases and 1,720 deaths. The previous single-day high was set on June 24, when Arizona registered 4,682 cases and 79 deaths.  Local news station KTAR reported...
    The owner of a chain of fitness centers in the Phoenix metropolitan area plans to file a lawsuit challenging Gov. Doug Ducey’s order for gyms and other similar businesses to be closed starting Monday evening. Mountainside Fitness CEO Tom Hatten told reporters at one of his locations that his company had donated money, equipment, and employee time to help in the effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. “We donated $100,000 to the Arizona COVID Relief Fund, we...
    Getty Los Angeles Rams coach Sean McVay Sean McVay is a better head coach than Doug Pederson, in some strange alternate universe. Eagles fans didn’t take kindly to that far-off galaxy. A little-known writer for CBS Sports compiled a list of the “Top 10 Coaches for the 2020 Season” and oddly ranked the Eagles sideline leader a bit too low for most people’s likings. Pederson came in at a shocking ninth place, with two guys without Super Bowl...
    PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona hospitals are hiring out-of-state nurses, squeezing in more beds and preparing for the possibility of making life-and-death decisions about how to ration care as they get ready for an expected surge of coronavirus patients in one of the nation’s worst hot spots. Parents, teachers, businesses and their customers also are hunkering down for at least a month of new closures imposed by the state in a belated effort to slow the spread of the virus and...
    PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona hospitals are hiring out-of-state nurses, squeezing in more beds and preparing for the possibility of making life-and-death decisions about how to ration care as they get ready for an expected surge of coronavirus patients in one of the nation’s worst hot spots. Parents, teachers, businesses and their customers also are hunkering down for at least a month of new closures imposed by the state in a belated effort to slow the spread of the virus and...
    By JONATHAN J. COOPER and JACQUES BILLEAUD, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona hospitals are hiring out-of-state nurses, squeezing in more beds and preparing for the possibility of making life-and-death decisions about how to ration care as they get ready for an expected surge of coronavirus patients in one of the nations worst hot spots. Meanwhile, parents, teachers, businesses and their customers are hunkering down for at least another month of state-imposed closures in a belated effort to slow the...
    PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey ordered flags to fly at half-staff at all state buildings Tuesday to honor the elite firefighters from Prescott who died in 2013 while battling a wildfire northwest of Phoenix. The 19 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots were overcome after a change in wind direction pushed the flames back toward their position. Ducey called it was one of the most tragic days in state history. “The brave Yarnell 19 had their whole lives...
    Gov. Doug Ducey announced Arizona’s bars, gyms, waterparks, and theaters would be closing back down, as the state sees spikes in coronavirus cases. Those changes take effect at 8 p.m. Monday and remain in effect until July 27. “With this targeted approach, we know that we can pump the brakes in Arizona, we can pause,” Ducey said. “Our aspirational goal is that we can reopen those businesses in 30 days with enforcement by county health officials, but we’re...
    Arizona’s students will have two more weeks of summer vacation. In cooperation with Superintendent Kathy Hoffman, Gov. Doug Ducey announced Monday that the state would back off the planned starting date for schools to Aug. 17. The announcement comes as Arizona sees one of the nation’s highest percentages of reported daily cases. “We want to bring as much certainty as possible for Arizona’s schools,” Ducey said. “Our objective is to educate our kids as best as possible...
    ARIZONA is joining the growing tide of states enforcing new lockdowns as the “brutal” coronavirus spike forces more bars, movie theaters and gyms to close. It’s a huge backflip for Governor Doug Ducey, who ended a stay-home order in mid-May and had allowed most businesses to reopen. Arizona Governor Doug Ducey ordered the closure of bars, nightclubs, gymsCredit: AZ Governor Caroline Maloney outside HonorHealths Scottsdale Osborn Medical Center in Scottsdale, ArizonaCredit: Associated Press People are tested in vehicles in Phoenixs...
    PHOENIX (AP) — After telling Arizonans that many public places were again being closed amid a surge of coronavirus cases, Gov. Doug Ducey ended a somewhat contentious news conference by imploring people to wear face masks. “Arm yourself with a mask,” he said Monday after issuing an executive order to shut down bars, night clubs and water parks while pushing back the start of school in the fall. “It’s your best defense against this virus.” While the Republican governor has...
    By JACQUES BILLEAUD and PETER PRENGAMAN, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — After telling Arizonans that many public places were again being closed amid a surge of coronavirus cases, Gov. Doug Ducey ended a somewhat contentious news conference by imploring people to wear face masks. “Arm yourself with a mask,” he said Monday after issuing an executive order to shut down bars, night clubs and water parks while pushing back the start of school in the fall. “It’s your best defense...
    PHOENIX (AP) — After telling Arizonans that many public places were again being closed amid a surge of coronavirus cases, Gov. Doug Ducey ended a somewhat contentious news conference by imploring people to wear face masks. “Arm yourself with a mask,” he said Monday after issuing an executive order to shut down bars, night clubs and water parks while pushing back the start of school in the fall. “It’s your best defense against this virus.” While the Republican governor has...
    Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (R) announced Monday that there will be a delay in school reopenings and closed bars, gyms, movie theaters, and water parks after a recent surge of COVID-19 cases in the state. The closures, which went into effect on Monday at 8 p.m., will remain in effect for 30 days and the situation will be re-evaluated at that time. Ducey outlined the orders at a press conference and on his Twitter page. “Effective at 8:00 p.m. tonight, we...
    Arizona’s governor announced a “one-month pause” on certain businesses Monday in response to surging coronavirus cases in the state. Republican Gov. Doug Ducey ordered bars, nightclubs, gyms, movie theaters and water parks to close again for at least 30 days starting Monday night. A ban on gatherings of more than 50 people was also reestablished. “We can’t be under any illusion that this virus is going to go away on its own,” Ducey said. The Grand Canyon State had...
    Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey made the decision to reclose a number of venues in the state for at least a month as confirmed cases of COVID-19 surge. Ducey’s order goes into effect at 8 p.m. local time on Monday and will include a mandatory shutdown of gyms, clubs, movie theaters, water parks, and bars. The move comes as the state has had steady daily increases in new infections for the past few weeks. As of Monday evening, Arizona...