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Arizona is set to host its fourth Super Bowl on Feb. 12 at State Farm Stadium. The Valley will move into sole possession of fifth place on the list of U.S. metropolitan areas that have hosted the NFL’s crown jewel.

This year’s Super Bowl will mark Arizona’s fourth time hosting the game - and if history means anything, the city of Glendale is in for a wild ride when the Super Bowl returns to Arizona for its 57th installment. Read more»

State Farm Stadium is getting dressed up for Super Bowl LVII, which will feature a meeting between the Kansas City Chiefs and Philadelphia Eagles. The popular matchup is expected to send ticket prices soaring.

After 26 weeks of training camp, preseason, regular season and playoff games, the stage has finally been set for the fourth Arizona Super Bowl in NFL history, with State Farm Stadium in Glendale hosting the first matchup of No. 1 seeds from each conference since 2017. Read more»

A sign marks the water line last year at Lake Mead, which has since fallen to historically low levels. That triggered a water conservation plan for states in the river basin, but Arizona officials complain that they have to bear too much of the burden while states like California are not being hit.

Faced with deep cuts to the water supply, and angry that other states are not doing their share, tribes and local governments in Arizona are increasingly talking about backing off earlier offers to give up some water. Read more»

An attorney representing a former Glendale, Arizona police officer sued for using a Taser on a man several times, including once in the testicles, told a federal judge Friday that the ex-officer acted in good faith when stopping and detaining the man during a traffic stop. Read more»

Sayea Jenabzadeh, a nurse anesthetist at Banner Health, winces as she receives her vaccine at Banner Health University Medical Center North on Dec. 17, 2020.

As Arizona ramps up its vaccine efforts, the University of Arizona will become a distribution point for the COVID-19 vaccine, allowing UA faculty, staff and some volunteers to receive vaccinations during the next phase. Read more»

Harris campaigns in North Carolina in September.

Democratic vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris will make a quick campaign stop in Tucson on Wednesday, appearing at a limited-access drive-in event to encourage early voting. Read more»

Gun control advocacy group Everytown for Gun Safety announced Tuesday that it will be spending $5 million in Arizona to try to back Democrats up and down the ballot, with a focus on the U.S. Senate race and winning control of the state legislature for the first time in nearly 60 years. Read more»

When Gov. Doug Ducey was asked during an April 2 town hall event what message he had for the state’s undocumented community, who are left without access to state and federal economic relief programs to assist people during the COVID-19 crisis, the Republican leader provided no comfort or reassurance. Read more»

Rep. Trent Franks, R-Glendale, concedes that odds of his Pain-Capable Unborn Chilld Protection Act getting out of the Senate are slim, but he plans to keep on fighting for the measure.

House leaders said they hope to have a vote as soon as next week on a bill by Rep. Trent Franks, R-Glendale, that would prohibit abortions in most cases after 20 weeks of pregnancy. Read more» 1

The Tohono O’odham Nation acquired 135 acres in Glendale that converted to reservation land, where the tribe will soon open the Desert Diamond-West Valley resort and casino.

A federal appeals court Tuesday rejected the latest in a long line of challenges to the Tohono O’odham casino that opened in Glendale in December. Read more»

The announcement that the Copa America Centenario would bring international soccer matches to Phoenix next summer was cheered by local officials who believe the powerhouse tournament will foster the development of the sport in Arizona. Read more»

Rep. Trent Franks, R-Glendale, joined by other House Republicans to announce they had filed a legal brief in support of the latest challenge to Obamacare, which claims that the way the health care law was passed violated the Constitution.

Rep. Trent Franks, R-Glendale, led 45 other House Republicans Wednesday who filed a legal brief in support of the latest challenge to Obamacare, which the lawmakers claim is unconstitutional. Read more»

Cooks at Glendale's Loving Hut restaurant cut potatoes and tofu in preparation for vegan meals.

In addition to the president, millions of others will pardon turkeys from the imminent threat of Thanksgiving this year. The vegetarian market for Thanksgiving has grown in both popularity and profit – a trend that’s beginning to take off in the Valley. Read more»

The Tohono O’odham Nation acquired 135 acres in Glendale that converted to reservation land, where the tribe will soon open the Desert Diamond-West Valley resort and casino.

A federal appeals court Friday upheld a lower court’s ruling that prevented the city of Glendale from annexing land in an effort to block a planned Tohono O’odham casino there. Read more»

Sherry Henry, executive director of Arizona Office of Tourism, and Terry Williams, sales and service manager for the Glendale Convention and Visitors Bureau, address a February 2014 news conference counting down to the 2015 Super Bowl in Arizona.

Come February, thousands upon thousands of fans and their wallets will flock to the Valley for Super Bowl XLIX and activities surrounding it, buying hotel rooms, meals and more in the process. But what becomes of the estimated $600 million economic impact from all of those visitors if the Super Bowl becomes a home game for the Arizona Cardinals, whose fans don’t necessarily have to travel? Read more»

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