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Arizona Lottery game glitch produces duplicated results again

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 22:36:41 -0500

An Arizona Lottery machine produced the same three numbers three times in seven days. The problem is similar to one that arose with games a month ago.


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AAA Arizona offering 'Tipsy Tow' program Wednesday night through Thanksgiving morning

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 18:06:44 -0500

Automotive services and ride shares are encouraging safety on the roads to avoid drinking and driving.


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Survey: One in four Arizona teens misuses prescribed opioids

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 07:00:04 -0500

One in four Arizona teens has used prescribed pain medications improperly, with codeine and OxyContin the most commonly prescribed, a survey found.


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Mall patrols continue amid uncertain future for Maricopa County sheriff's posse programs

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 17:57:52 -0500

Maricopa County Sheriff's Office posse members will continue an annual tradition as the eyes and ears of Phoenix-area shopping centers.


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Arizona's Wildlife World Zoo welcomes three endangered white rhinos

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 18:14:00 -0500

Three young Rhinos, named Imani, Zuri and Mashaka, arrived from South Africa last week.


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Ocelots try to survive in a world that barely knows they exist

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 00:56:40 -0500

The rare cats are among the rarest mammals in the Southwest, living a life of mystery in the borderland shadows as their habitat disappears.


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Arizona's last train robbery took place on Southern Pacific line

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 08:00:01 -0500

The plot mirrors that of the 1903 classic “Great Train Robbery,” complete with explosives, local crackpots, mail cars and bad guys getting blasted.


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ADOT reminds Thanksgiving travelers to drive sober with 'Dilly! Dilly!' freeway sign

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 19:26:57 -0500

The Arizona Department of Transportation is reminding holiday travelers to drive sober this Thanksgiving with a 'Dilly! Dilly!' freeway sign.


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What is net neutrality, and why is Donald Trump's FCC weighing repeal?

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 13:11:19 -0500

The Federal Communications Commission will vote next month on whether to repeal the net neutrality rules put in place by the Obama administration.


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Avondale principal leads elementary school to progress, success

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 15:00:37 -0500

Three years after Eric Atuahene took over Quentin Elementary School, which was facing challenges, the principal is starting to see results.


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Youth leader who changed lives dies after battle with same type of cancer as McCain

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:02:56 -0500

Tamela Franks made sure disconnected teens in Phoenix had the opportunity to go to school or work. Now she's gone. Others are carrying on her legacy.


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How to cope when Alzheimer's disease is part of your family's holiday

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 12:58:37 -0500

Arizona legislators and the Alzheimer's Association talked about how to help family members affected by Alzheimer's disease during the holiday season.


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Expert: Ex-NHLer Jeremy Roenick shows how not to handle a rattlesnake

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 11:05:52 -0500

Former Arizona Coyotes' player Jeremy Roenick posted a Twitter video of him in the Phoenix area incorrectly capturing and releasing a rattlesnake.


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2 convicted of defrauding 74-year-old woman out of thousands

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 17:29:13 -0500

Two people were convicted in Cochise County of defrauding a 74-year-old woman, according to a news release from the Arizona Attorney General's Office.


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The challenges of establishing an ocelot-friendly habitat

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 22:19:03 -0500

Experts at the Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge and a Texas ranch owner talk about the ocelot's preferred habitat.


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A border wall could drive the jaguar extinct in America

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 08:08:01 -0500

The jaguar doesn't need an American habitat to survive. But what would the border landscape lose if its biggest cat went extinct in the United States?


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Poachers kill 2 elk in northern Arizona, officials say

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 20:47:53 -0500

Official are looking for the poachers responsible for two elk illegally killed in separate areas outside designated hunting season, Arizona Game and Fish officials said.


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The last cat

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 20:26:16 -0500

Some nomadic species, like jaguars, could disappear from the U.S. if a wall is built on the border with Mexico. A USA TODAY NETWORK video production.


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Border wildlife

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 19:37:45 -0500




Prescott Valley police chief's gun missing after he left it in library bathroom

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 17:52:02 -0500

Chief Bryan Jarrell inadvertently left his gun in a bathroom stall while changing following a Nov. 9 town council meeting, police say.


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So close: St. Mary's Food Bank just 1,500 turkeys away from Thanksgiving meal goal

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 18:47:42 -0500

Around 4,000 people showed up at St. Mary's Food Bank on Monday to receive a turkey and Thanksgiving trimmings. The need for donations continues.


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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, 6 Sep 2017 14:43:06 -0400

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


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