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Tempe man arrested on suspicion of sharing child porn

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 03:02:06 GMT

Tempe police say they arrested 47-year-old James Giannino after tracing videos depicting the sexual exploitation of minors to his computer. Tempe man arrested on suspicion of sharing child porn Tempe police say they arrested 47-year-old James Giannino after tracing videos depicting the sexual exploitation of minors to his computer.




9 haunted houses for Halloween 2017 around metro Phoenix

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:33:43 GMT

You don't have to be the victim who walks through a maze - you can shoot some zombies this year, too. 9 haunted houses for Halloween 2017 around metro Phoenix You don't have to be the victim who walks through a maze - you can shoot some zombies this year, too.




Utah at Arizona: Prediction, pick, odds, TV channel, live stream, watch online

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 10:57:09 GMT

Arizona and Utah are set to begin their Pac-12 schedules on Friday night in Tucson with a Pac-12 South matchup. While Utah enters the game as the ranked team, Arizona has not been kind to the Utes since they joined the Pac-12 in 2011.




Arizona stands to lose $1.7 billion under Graham-Cassidy, budget analysts say

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 06:46:50 GMT

Arizona stands to lose a third of its federal funds that support the expanded Medicaid program as early as 2020 if Congress adopts the Graham-Cassidy bill, according to legislative budget staffers. The analysis released late Thursday by the Joint Legislative Budget Committee shows the state now gets about $3.8 billion in federal dollars for Medicaid expansion and the Here you can find useful examples and description about searching the news archive.




Ex-Mafia hit man 'Sammy the Bull' Gravano now out of prison

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 02:32:04 GMT

This undated photo provided by the Arizona Department of Corrections shows Salvatore "Sammy the Bull" Gravano, a former Mafia hit man. Gravano has been released early from federal prison after serving most of a 20-year sentence for drug-related convictions in Arizona and New York.




Judge: Arizona doesn't have to reveal execution drug sources

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:20:33 GMT

Arizona does not have to reveal who provides its execution drugs, a judge ruled Thursday in a lawsuit arguing that the information would help the public determine whether the death penalty is carried out humanely and promote confidence in the criminal justice system. The decision marked a defeat for news organizations, including The Associated Press, that sued to get the information released.




Texas billionaire gives $30M to University of Arizona for Biosphere 2

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 22:06:41 GMT

Texas billionaire Edward P. Bass is giving $30 million to the University of Arizona to support the Biosphere 2 research facility. Texas billionaire gives $30M to University of Arizona for Biosphere 2 Texas billionaire Edward P. Bass is giving $30 million to the University of Arizona to support the Biosphere 2 research facility.




Former mob figure "Sammy the Bull" released from prison

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:51:50 GMT

The Arizona Department of Corrections told the station it was unsure of the exact date of his release but multiple reports suggest he was let out on Sept. 18. Gravano helped bring down mob boss John Gotti and other mobsters in 1991 by turning on the mob family and speaking to federal investigators.




Mixing business with pleasure yields spirited success for Pour Masters

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:22:47 GMT

Pour Masters has gone from a one-man show to the go-to source for venues, organizations and individuals needing bar services. Mixing business with pleasure yields spirited success for Pour Masters Pour Masters has gone from a one-man show to the go-to source for venues, organizations and individuals needing bar services.




'It Shouldn't Hurt to be a Child': Verde Valley...

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:39:53 GMT

Funding from the Child Abuse License Plate program grant ensures Verde Valley Medical Center can provide home visits and other services for families. 'It Shouldn't Hurt to be a Child': Verde Valley Medical Center focuses on positive parent-child relationship Funding from the Child Abuse License Plate program grant ensures Verde Valley Medical Center can provide home visits and other services for families.




Bad Grades

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 08:20:34 GMT

Catalina Foothills School District surpassed all other districts in the county in their AzMerit scores, released earlier this month by the Arizona Department of Education. Everything the district does can be related to both AzMerit scores and "authentic real-world scenarios," said Assistant Superintendent Mary Jo Conery.




Arizona hospitals, doctors concerned about health-care reform bill that Ducey has endorsed

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 03:59:38 GMT

Hospitals and doctor groups raise opposition to latest proposed change to Affordable Care Act, while Gov. Ducey endorses GOP plan in U.S. Senate. Arizona hospitals, doctors concerned about health-care reform bill that Ducey has endorsed Hospitals and doctor groups raise opposition to latest proposed change to Affordable Care Act, while Gov. Ducey endorses GOP plan in U.S. Senate.




Arizona monsoon 2017 is on its way out

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 01:32:17 GMT

Arizona monsoon 2017 is on its way out A cold front is expected to blow away monsoon conditions, resulting in a disappointing season for Phoenix Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/2xiRkv5 A cold front moving through Arizona will usher in below-normal temperatures for the weekend. That cold front is likely to be the transition event that gets the area's weather pattern out of monsoon mode just in time for the first day of fall.




Prairie dog holes in northern Ariz. dusted to prevent plague

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 20:52:45 GMT

Prairie dog holes around northern Arizona are being dusted with an insecticide to help prevent the spread of the plague. Fleas carry the disease and spread it through host animals, like prairie dogs, foxes, coyotes, badgers and pets.




Chompie's challah bread now sold at all Costco stores across Arizona

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:53:46 GMT

Chompie's new Jerusalem Challah Bread is now available at Arizona's 17 Costco stores. The announcement comes just before the Jewish High Holidays.




In Congress, few in GOP endorse Trump wall funding

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:53:45 GMT

The USA TODAY network asked all 534 members of the House and Senate whether they support the $1.6 billion down payment. Exclusive: Less than 25% of Republicans in Congress endorse border wall funding in USA TODAY survey The USA TODAY network asked all 534 members of the House and Senate whether they support the $1.6 billion down payment.




Rattlesnake Bites Arizona Man Planning To Barbecue It

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:33:34 GMT

An Arizona man nearly lost his life after being bitten by a rattlesnake which he had caught and was planning to grill on a barbeque during the birthday celebration of his son, reports said. Victor Pratt, 48, from Coolidge was having a party for his son's birthday on Sept.