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Surprise, Arizona is located in Maricopa County. Zip codes in Surprise, AZ include 85388, 85379, and 85374. The median home price in Surprise is $194,900 which is roughly $102/per square foot. More Surprise information.

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3 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

Pair sentenced in robbery try that left 1 dead

The husband and wife who tried to rob a medical-marijuana dispensary in Surprise in 2012 were sentenced Friday to lengthy prison terms for their role in a caper that left their accomplice dead.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

ABC15.com

2 get prison terms in botched AZ drug robbery

Two people who pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in a botched marijuana robbery at a Surprise home have been sentenced to prison.

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The Arizona Republic

Phoenix's Ottawa University buys new building

Phoenix's Ottawa University buys new building Phoenix's Ottawa University has moved one block south to establish more permanent roots in the community, officials said Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1m0Xd1b North Phoenix's Ottawa University has moved one block south to establish more permanent roots in the community, officials ... (more)

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Successful adaptations of West Valley historic buildings

Teachers and students used the elementary-school buildings in downtown Peoria from 1906, when the first two-room schoolhouse was built, until the 1970s.

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The Arizona Republic

Historic buildings find new life in West Valley

Historic buildings find new life in West Valley Business owners, professionals, even cities are adapting historic buildings for new uses.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Hurricane Grill & Wings headed for Chandler

Hurricane Grill & Wings, a Florida-based chain known for jumbo chicken wings, plans to open in Chandler on Oct. 6. Hurricane Grill & Wings headed for Chandler Hurricane Grill & Wings, a Florida-based chain known for jumbo chicken wings, plans to open in Chandler on Oct. 6. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1m9P6Ee Hurricane Grill ... (more)

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

ABC15.com

AZ man caught after ramming military base fence

Boise police have arrested a driver they say fled two traffic stops, tried to hit an officer's vehicle and barreled through a fence at a military base.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

KTAR

Go Fourth: Surprise band in D.C. to march in Independence Day parade

Lots of high school bands will march in Fourth of July parades Friday, but not many will have flown 2,000 miles to do it.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Arizona Republic

What 2025 means for Surprise's water supply

Surprise will be far short of meeting future water demand with the city's current supplies by 2025, according to officials.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

KTAR

Student loan interest rate goes up, affects Arizona grads

Originally from southern California, I began working in radio in 2010 at my community college station DJing late night shows on the school's jazz station, 88.5FM KSBR.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Fireworks law puts W. Valley officials, vendors at odds

Fireworks law puts W. Valley officials, vendors at odds West Valley officials worry over fireworks law, while vendors look forward to change.

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The Arizona Republic

Luxury homes for less in West Valley

Vistancia is a 7,100-acre master-planned community northwest of Loop 303 and Happy Valley Road in Peoria.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

KOLD-TV Tucson

District punishes boy, 5, for 'sexual misconduct'

The earthquake that hit Southern Arizona on Saturday night at 9:59 PM is rare, noits extremely rare.

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Examiner.com

Sexual misconduct charge placed on 5-year-old for 'voluntary depantsing'

A sexual misconduct charge was brought down on a five-year-old boy by the name of Eric Lopez, and the district has defended the discipline.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

KTVK Phoenix

District defends kindergartner's sexual misconduct discipline

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- An assistant superintendent for the Dysart Unified School District defends calling a kindergartner's actions "sexual misconduct."

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The Arizona Republic

Surprise fire spending $227,000 over overtime budget

Surprise fire spending $227,000 over overtime budget Surprise Fire-Medical Department far exceeds its overtime budget, spending an additional $270K Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1ll8Z63 Capt.

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Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Kindergartener Pulls Down Pants, Forced to Sign 'Sexual Misconduct' Confession

If only he couldn't write his name yet! But little Eric Lopez of Surprise, Arizona , knows his letters.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

KTVK Phoenix

Surprise police identify bodies found in burned vehicle

SURPRISE, Ariz. Surprise police have released the identities of three people whose bodies were discovered in a burned-out truck earlier this month and said each had been shot.

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The Arizona Republic

Surprise PD: Three in burned-out vehicle were murdered

After further investigation, officials have identified three bodies found in a vehicle fire earlier this month, labeling their deaths a homicide, Surprise PD: 3 in burned-out vehicle were murdered After further investigation, officials have identified three bodies found in a vehicle fire earlier this month, labeling their deaths a homicide, Check ... (more)

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Wed Jun 18, 2014

KTVK Phoenix

Homeowner grateful to have escaped explosive house fire

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- To watch how furiously the fire burned after an unexplained explosion inside a Surprise home, it's a miracle the situation didn't end worse.

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