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Karina Bland: My son went to ASU and I went to see President Crow

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:54:32 -0400

I was back on ASU's campus, but this time as someone's mother. And the president was telling me not to worry.


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Phoenix-area weekend traffic: Closures, delays and detours

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 03:50:46 -0400

Here are the traffic delays along State Route 51 and Interstate 10 you should know about for the weekend starting Aug. 18.


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Terri Cruz, civil-rights activist and 'mother' of Chicanos Por La Causa, dies at 89

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:24:32 -0400

Considered the mother of Chicanos Por La Causa, Terri Cruz is remembered by her no-nonsense, can-do personality. She died at 89.


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Goodyear man accused of shooting mother as she slept

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:32:17 -0400

Gabriel Anthony Torres has been arrested and is accused of shooting his mother with his rifle, while she was sleeping in bed on Aug. 15.


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Closures planned, work begins on wrong-way driver alert system on I-17 in Phoenix

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 20:04:28 -0400

Closures will be in place Friday night and Saturday morning at Indian School Road, near Interstate 17 in Phoenix.


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School-voucher opponents clear key signature hurdle. But will they make the ballot?

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 01:07:58 -0400

Secretary of state reports 97 percent of the signatures turned in by Save Our Schools Arizona were in proper form; they now go to county recorders.


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2 killed in crash on U.S. 89 in Flagstaff

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 23:05:47 -0400

Two people were killed when their vehicle swerved off U.S. 89 in Flagstaff. Investigators are working to determine the cause of the crash.


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Ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio: I'd take a pardon from President Donald Trump

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 22:14:55 -0400

Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio said he would welcome a pardon from President Donald Trump, but he won't be the one to ask.


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DEA seizes 30K fentanyl pills during enforcement operation in Tempe

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:20:00 -0400

The DEA and Tempe Police Department worked to seize 30,000 fentanyl-laced pills from a Sinaloa cartel associate.


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Person dead in Litchfield Park hit-and-run; MCSO seeks driver

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:47:18 -0400

A person was killed in a hit-and-run at Camelback and Dysart roads in Litchfield Park. The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office is seeking the driver.


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Liberal hero Noam Chomsky joins University of Arizona staff

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:20:29 -0400

The University of Arizona has hired noted social critic hero to the political left Noam Chomsky as a new faculty member in its linguistics department.


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'Smart thermostats:' How to pick the best one for your needs

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 01:59:15 -0400

Tech Q&A: 'Smart thermostats' take energy-saving to another level because they don’t solely rely on your initial programming.


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NAU shooting retrial: Steven Jones wants county attorney disqualified for conflict of interest

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:40:16 -0400

Steven Jones' lawyer wants Coconino County Attorney William Ring disqualified from the NAU shooting case, saying he has a conflict of interest.


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Shash the bear

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:29:36 -0400




8 tips for watching the Aug. 21 solar eclipse

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 21:59:28 -0400

Here are eight tips to watch the Aug. 21, 2017, solar eclipse in Arizona without damaging your vision.


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Apply for the 2018 Pulliam Journalism Fellowship in Phoenix or Indianapolis

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:53:36 -0400

The Pulliam Fellowship offers aspiring journalists a chance to work in a real-world atmosphere at two of the USATODAY NETWORK's largest papers.


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24-year-old Arizona black bear's testicular cancer surgery successful

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:58:48 -0400

Doctors say a 24-year-old sanctuary black bear in Arizona named Shash is recovering from successful surgery to remove a cancerous testicle.


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Arizona woman accused of creating and selling child pornography

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:39:37 -0400

Keri Harwood of New River, was arrested Sunday on suspicion of five counts each of child molestation and sexual exploitation of a minor.


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Some Buckeye residents angry over spikes in water bills, as city rate decrease coming soon

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 10:47:58 -0500

Buckeye residents who have seen spikes in their water bills are demanding answers for a problem they say the city isn't taking seriously.


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$178 million makeover headed for Phoenix International Raceway

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 21:42:56 -0500

Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale will receive a major overhaul worth $178 million.


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Tolleson Mayor-elect Anna Tovar shows she's a survivor

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 18:42:18 -0500

Former state lawmaker Anna Tovar is the first woman elected as Tolleson Mayor and the city's first new mayor in 22 years.


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1 year later: What we know about missing Buckeye boy Jesse Wilson

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 20:21:25 -0400

It's been a year since 10-year-old Jesse Wilson of Buckeye went missing. What we know now.


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Can man-made wetlands clean Goodyear's polluted water?

Thu, 15 Sep 2016 14:23:09 -0400

A six-year project to treat a harmful byproduct from Goodyear's drinking water through a first-of-its-kind wetlands project will soon expand, or go down the drain. 


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6 new features at Avondale's Friendship Park

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 16:26:54 -0400

Big changes have arrived at Avondale's Friendship Park with about $3.5 million in renovations for several new features.


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Downtown Southwest Valley: 10 don't-miss spots

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 18:39:52 -0500

Downtown Avondale and Tolleson have some amazing, little-known places and great art. Here are our favorite spots:


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Long-vacant Phoenix Trotting Park in Goodyear is in escrow, could be demolished

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 12:40:20 -0400

The Phoenix Trotting Park, one of the Valley's most unique buildings, is closer to being sold — and maybe demolished.


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Readers' picks: Worst West Valley eyesores

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 18:45:31 -0500

The list is dominated by empty buildings and vacant lots. A few are headed for improvement, while others languish.


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