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Most electronics being banned on certain US-bound flights

The U.S. government is temporarily barring passengers on certain flights originating in eight other countries from bringing laptops, iPads, cameras and most other electronics in carry-on luggage starting Tuesday.

A U.S. official told The Associated Press the ban will apply to nonstop flights to the U.S. from 10 international airports.

  • Egypt
  • Jordan
  • Kuwait
  • Morocco
  • Qatar
  • Saudi Arabia (2)
  • Turkey
  • the United Arab Emirates (2)

Royal Jordanian said cellphones and medical devices were excluded from the ban. Everything else, the airline said, would need to be packed in checked luggage. 

Desert Botanical Garden Spring Plant Sale

  • Friday, March 17, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. - Member preview
  • Saturday, March 18, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. - Open to general public
  • Sunday, March 19, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. - Open to general public

Choose from more than 30,000 plants including cactus, succulents, trees, shrubs, groundcover, perennials, herbs/veggies, and other oddities.

Desert Botanical Garden is located at 1201 N. Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85008.

For more information, call 480-941-1225 or check out

Western Union Settlement Claim information

Reading Arizona

Arizona Beer Week

2017 Polar Plunge
For more information and to register for Peoria's 2017 Polar Plunge visit

Vote for your favorite freeway signs of 2016
ADOT has posted about 30 targeted messages this year. Vote for your favorite freeway signs at

Safe Place
Safe Place is a national youth outreach program designed to provide immediate help and safety for teen ages 12-17 who are in crisis.

Domino's is hiring!
For more information, check out

Corden Contest
Win a trip to sit VIP at "The Late Late Show with James Corden" and do "Carpool Karaoke."

Midwestern University is seeking actor patients for its Standardized Patient Program
Standardized Patients/Clients are everyday people who have been trained to portray patients during an exam room interview and physical examination with students in the healthcare professions. You can make $20/hour for most scenarios and more for more specialized scenarios.
To apply go to or call 623-572-3870.

Amazon Creating 120,000 Seasonal Jobs in Customer Fulfillment and Customer Service this Holiday Season
Amazon today announced it is creating more than 120,000 seasonal positions across its U.S. network of fulfillment centers, sortation centers and customer service sites this holiday season.

USS Phoenix (SSN 702) Cold War Monument Foundation
The Association of the U.S. Navy, Phoenix-Saguaro Chapter has formed a non-profit organization and will act as the fund-raising agent for creating a USS Phoenix monument at Steele Indian School Park.

Beans is at Arizona Animal Welfare LeagueArizona Animal Welfare League -- Beans needs a home

Goodwill Hiring Fest Set for August 3
Goodwill of Central Arizona is hosting a Hiring Fest on August 3, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 30 Phoenix, Prescott & Yuma locations, including all Goodwill Career Centers and Valley community partners such as: City of Glendale, Avondale Civic Center, Friendly House, Peoria Chamber of Commerce, and Chicanos Por La Causa. ? For information visit

Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign
The 10th Annual Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign from June 6 through September 16 provides supplies of water to people in need.?

bumpShakers™ classes at Modern Milk

General Mills Flour Recall
If you have any questions about the flour recall or how to get a replacement product, call General Mills at 1-800-230-8103 or via

Red Cross urges blood, platelet donations this summer
During the summer months, the American Red Cross may see as many as 100,000 fewer blood donations than what patients need. Vacation plans and summer activities can make it difficult for even the most dedicated donors to give, but the need for blood doesn't take a holiday or summer break.
Red Cross urges blood and platelet donations during challenging summer months

Eiffel Tower to be turned into a Euro 2016 rental apartment
Four lucky competition winners are set to be the first people in history to use the Eiffel Tower as a vacation home next month.

If you'd like to view the Solar Impulse Saturday, click here:

Maricopa County trying to raise awareness of sexually transmitted diseases?
"Check Yourself Out" Testing Events in the Valley

Artist, Xandris s, Offers Prize to Puzzle Solvers
Mesa artist, Xandriss announced today that she will give a prize to anyone who solves the puzzle of her newest mural, "Waltzing in the Superstitions."

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I.FLY Trapeze!

The bathrobe Prince George wore to meet Obama has sold out
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My 1st Years

Governor Ducey Announces: Three Arizona Schools To Receive $100,000 State-Of-The-Art Fitness Centers
For more information about the NFGFC or to download a nomination form for your school, visit

AzMERIT Testing

McDonald's locations

Pay It Forward - A Van for David

Bus routes affected by strike

How to make Netflix socks

Star Wars tattoos
Extreme Salon Tanning & Tattoo, 21043 N. Cave Creek Road, Phoenix
602-992-8266 and

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