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Fun and Games and More

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 09:17:51 GMT

Through Oct. 1 University of Arizona Museum of Arts , 1031 N. Olive Road in the UA fine arts complex near Park and Speedway 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, with extended hours until 7 p.m. on Thursday; 9 to 5 p.m. on Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday. $8 general; $6.50 seniors age 65 and up; free for children, students, UA faculty and staff, museum members and people with SNAP cards or tribal IDs.




The Latest: McCain tells Senate colleague, 'I'll be back'

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 04:51:25 GMT

Sen. John McCain's best friend in the Senate says the ailing Arizona Republican told him the cancerous tumor doctors have found in his brain isn't his worst ordeal. He says McCain told him: "Yeah, I'm going to have to stay here a little bit longer, take some treatments.




Remains found likely is 10th victim of Arizona flash flood

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 02:37:24 GMT

A Navajo County rescuer searches the riverbank under the bridge where one body was recovered in Tonto National Forest, Ariz., Monday, July 17, 2017. Rescuers continue the search for a missing 27-year-old man, who was swept downri... .




Arizona Democrat grateful for senator's response to bullying

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 02:37:23 GMT

Deedra Abboud, a Democrat who is challenging Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake for his seat next year, poses for a photo in Scottsdale, Ariz., Wednesday, July 19, 2017. Abboud, a candidate for the U.S. Senate in Arizona, has received support from the person whose seat she is trying to take after people online bombarded her with attacks on her Muslim faith.




Arizona's leading Irish citizen, philanthropist, and millionaire passes away

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 00:14:38 GMT

Arizona's leading Irish citizen Norman P. McClelland, 90, of Phoenix passed away on July 11, 2017. He was born in Tucson on June 21, 1927, the son of Irish immigrants W.T. and Winifred McClelland.




Arizona mayors call on Ducey to push overhaul of financially fragile public-safety pension system

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 19:47:52 GMT

Mayors and lawmakers stung by rising pension costs for public safety workers say the system once again needs an overhaul or towns could go bankrupt. Arizona mayors call on Ducey to push overhaul of financially fragile public-safety pension system Mayors and lawmakers stung by rising pension costs for public safety workers say the system once again needs an overhaul or towns could go bankrupt.




Great Food Finds: 6 reasons Sweeties Candy of Arizona is your new happy place

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 14:57:38 GMT

Sweeties Candy of Arizona is a massive candy store in Chandler that makes you feel like a kid again. Here's a look at what you'll find on its shelves.




Arizona Governor's Faith Office Awarded $600K to Nonprofit Founded by Former Director

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 10:08:26 GMT

The Arizona Governor's Office of Youth, Faith, and Family awarded a $600,000 grant last year to the nonprofit firm founded by the office's former director, Debbie Moak, Phoenix New Times has learned.Moak, who stepped down from her post unexpectedly last month after two years on the job, did not have anything to do with the grant, according to a spokesman for the state Here you can find useful examples and description about searching the news archive. Read it carefully to get the best results.




Arizona attorney general clears former House Speaker David Gowan in travel probe

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 05:51:57 GMT

There was no proof that former House Speaker David Gowan double dipped for his travel costs, an Attorney General's Office report concludes. Arizona attorney general clears former House Speaker David Gowan in travel probe There was no proof that former House Speaker David Gowan double dipped for his travel costs, an Attorney General's Office report concludes.




The Latest: Weather lookouts helping Arizona search crews

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 03:46:54 GMT

Volunteer rescuers from Navajo County begin searching for a missing 27-year-old man in Tonto National Forest, Ariz., Monday, July 17, 2017. The man was swept downriver with more than a dozen others when floodwaters inundated the area on Saturday.




At least nine dead in Arizona flash flood this weekend

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 23:05:41 GMT

A search-and-rescue operation will resume Monday morning after nine people from a single family, including several children, died and others went missing in a flash flood incident along the Verde River in Arizona on Saturday, according to the Gila County Sheriff's office. A large group of people were at the river swimming in the area of the Cold Springs swimming hole in the town of Payson, Arizona on Saturday afternoon when the flash flood came from above them, police said.




Eyewitness who recorded dramatic video of deadly Arizona flash flood thought he was doomed

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 23:05:40 GMT

An eyewitness who captured video of the powerful flash flood that killed nine people this weekend in Arizona questioned during the ordeal whether he would even su... -- In a property on Long Island's Gold Coast sits one of several posh homes hidden from eyes of passers-by.Hundreds of miles away, in Centreville, Maryland, is a 45... Tuesday, Lindsay Corporation announced the appointment of Timothy Hassinger as president and chief executive officer and a member of its board of direc... Lincoln - Tanner Borchardt and Michael Jacobson were recognized for their efforts in the classroom Tuesday, as both players were named to the National Association of Baske... -- Women's golf apparel has in recent years broken the mold from its traditional looks of knee length shorts and collared shirts.




Eyewitness who recorded dramatic video of deadly Arizona flash flood thought he was doomed

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 23:05:39 GMT

Dr. Kang succeeded long-time dir... -- An eyewitness who captured video of the powerful flash flood that killed nine people this weekend in Arizona questioned during the ordeal whether he would even su... -- In a property on Long Island's Gold Coast sits one of several posh homes hidden from eyes of passers-by.Hundreds of miles away, in Centreville, Maryland, is a 45... Tuesday, Lindsay Corporation announced the appointment of Timothy Hassinger as president and chief executive officer and a member of its board of direc... Lincoln - Tanner Borchardt and Michael Jacobson were recognized for their efforts in the classroom Tuesday, as both players were named to the National Association of Baske... -- Women's golf apparel has in recent years broken the mold from its traditional looks of knee length shorts and collared shirts.




Study: Tucson most stressed city in Arizona

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 20:37:21 GMT

TUCSON, AZ - Residents in Tucson are more stressed than anyone else in Arizona, according to a WalletHub ranking . The report, released Tuesday, July 18, ranks the 150 largest U.S. cities across four metrics -- health and safety, work, financial and family stress.




Perryville Prison Inmates Strike Over Commissary Price Hike

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 18:20:39 GMT

At the start of July, the Arizona Department of Corrections hiked prices for food, basic hygienic supplies like soap and tampons, and other items sold in the state's prison commissaries. A Nature Valley granola bar, previously 37 cents, now costs nearly a dollar.




Carlson Creek helping to put Arizona wines on the map

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 13:33:10 GMT

The decade-old company boasts two tasting rooms, a list that offers a dozen wines, a growing wine club membership and a sprawling Willcox vineyard. Carlson Creek helping to put Arizona wines on the map The decade-old company boasts two tasting rooms, a list that offers a dozen wines, a growing wine club membership and a sprawling Willcox vineyard.




Ex-schools head testifying in Mexican-American studies trial

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 11:18:55 GMT

In this June 15, 2011, file photo, protesters gather to support the Tucson Unified School District as Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal announces that the Tucson Unified School District violates state law by teaching it's Mexican American Studies Department's ethic studies program at a news conference at the Arizona Department of Education in Phoenix, Ariz. Arizona authorities are back in federal court in Tucson this week over a years-long legal battle against a 2010 state law targeting ethnic studies in public schools that resulted in the shuttering of a popular Mexican-American Studies program, launching tense student protests.