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Danny Shapiro


Phoenix, AZ, United States

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Recent articles by Danny:

Invest In Ed initiative removed from November ballot in Arizona

The Maricopa County Superior Court on Friday removed a voter initiative from the November ballot that would have raised taxes on the wealthy in Arizona to help boost education funding. → Read More

Phoenix sets heat record for second consecutive day

Phoenix set a record high for the second consecutive day on Friday, topping the previous mark of 115 degrees set in 1996. → Read More

American Red Cross offers new incentive for donors, seeks drive hosts

The American Red Cross is offering a new incentive for blood donors and is seeking hosts for future drives. → Read More

Arizona has 3rd-worst school system in US, according to WalletHub ranking

Arizona has the third-worst public school system in the U.S., according to a ranking from WalletHub released Monday. → Read More

Arizona education department answers FAQs on reopening of schools

The Arizona Department of Education has offered more answers regarding Gov. Doug Ducey's executive order on reopening schools across the state. → Read More

Ducey offers more guidance for in-person learning, upcoming school year

Gov. Doug Ducey offered Thursday more guidance on the return of in-person learning and the upcoming year for Arizona schools during the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Banner Health utilizing 1,000 out-of-state workers for coronavirus response

Banner Health confirmed Friday it is utilizing about 1,000 out-of-state workers to help combat the continued rise in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations in Arizona. → Read More

Gov. Ducey sticks to plan to resume in-person learning for Arizona schools

Gov. Doug Ducey on Thursday stuck with his plan to resume in-person instruction during the middle of August for Arizona schools. → Read More

Record set with more than $11M in sales of Arizona specialty plates

The Arizona Department of Transportation announced Thursday an annual record of more than $11 million in sales of specialty license plates. → Read More

Phoenix police release video of May shooting that left man dead

Phoenix police released body cam footage Wednesday of an officer-involved shooting from May that left a 40-year-old man dead. → Read More

Most of Tonto National Forest closing Thursday due to fire concerns

Most areas within Tonto National Forest are closing ahead of Fourth of July weekend in an effort to limit the potential for wildfires. → Read More

Ducey delays reopening of Arizona schools as coronavirus cases surge

Gov. Doug Ducey announced the reopening of Arizona schools will be delayed as the state continues to grapple with an increase in coronavirus cases. → Read More

Ducey shuts down bars, nightclubs, gyms for 30 days as virus cases surge

Gov. Doug Ducey on Monday ordered bars, nightclubs, gyms, movie theaters and water parks to close for at least 30 days amid a surge of coronavirus cases in the state. → Read More

Ducey urges more caution as Arizona cases rise: 'You are safer at home'

Gov. Doug Ducey urged Arizonans to take more caution Thursday as coronavirus cases continue to rise throughout the state. → Read More

Vice President Mike Pence to make visit to Arizona next week

The White House announced Wednesday that Vice President Mike Pence will make a visit to Arizona next week. → Read More

Paradise Valley mansion with mountain views listed for $5.25 million

A Paradise Valley mansion with mountain views recently hit the market at a $5.25 million asking price. → Read More

Phoenix Mayor Gallego expects masks to be part of daily lives for long haul

Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego told CNN Thursday she expects masks to be a vital accessory for the long haul as Arizona grapples with a surge in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations. → Read More

Maricopa County announces first heat-related deaths of year

Maricopa County officials on Thursday announced its first heat-related deaths of the year. → Read More

Scottsdale movie theater reopens while others plan return, mull options

A Scottsdale movie theater reopened Wednesday while others across metro Phoenix are mulling their options during the coronavirus outbreak. → Read More

Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams joins downtown protesters

Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams on Monday joined in with protesters in downtown Phoenix who showed up for the ninth consecutive day in response to the killing of George Floyd. → Read More