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Smokers, Do Not Apply: U-Haul Won’t Hire Some Nicotine Users

NEW YORK — U-Haul has a New Year's resolution: Cut down on hiring people who smoke. The states where U-Haul's new policy will take affect are: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Massachuset...
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Voters Decide on Sanctuary City, Airbnb Rentals

Voters in the West took a dim view of taxes, while New Yorkers backed a new way to elect some of their leaders and a New Jersey city cracked down on Airbnb. Tucson voters seemed uninterested in becoming a sa...
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US Travel Industry to Chinese Tourists: What Trade War?

WASHINGTON — Washington, D.C., has dangled hotel discounts tied to the Chinese Lunar New Year. Arizona has promoted its outdoor attractions to draw visitors during another popular Chinese holiday. San Francisco has expanded its social media presence on C...
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Kyler Murray Sharp in Brief Debut as Cards Edge Chargers

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Kyler Murray wanted to take his team on a scoring drive Thursday night, and even checked twice with his coach to see if he could play beyond one possession. Arizona didn't take any chances with their prized rookie quarterback, but Murray c...
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US Declares Drought Plan Done for Colorado River

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Seven states that rely on a major waterway in the U.S. West have finished a yearslong effort to create a plan to protect the Colorado River amid a prolonged drought, the federal government declared Tuesday. “It is time for us to work with...