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1 hr ago | KTAR

Shelters preparing for high demand during excessive heat warnings

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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Related Topix: Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, Central, AZ, Weather

5 hrs ago | KFYI-AM Phoenix

Changes In The Works for Upcoming Elections

The Maricopa County Recorder's Office says this year's primary and general elections should go a lot more smoothly than the general election in 2012, when it took two weeks to verify and count the over 7,000 provisional ballots that were cast.

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9 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Phoenix rescue offers assistance with 79 hoarded cats in Gilbert

The former owner had not yet vacated the premises, despite the sale of the home, and when investors came to begin renovations, they found the cats living in deplorable conditions.

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, Animal Rights

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Cats rescued from Gilbert home up for adoption Thursday

Police announced Tuesday that the woman suspected of hoarding 79 cats in her Gilbert home will be facing multiple counts of animal cruelty.

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Related Topix: Gilbert, AZ, Animal Rights

The Arizona Republic

West Valley residents divided on water-rate remedy

West Valley residents divided on water-rate remedy The Arizona Corporation Commission is seeing one of its fiercest water-rate arguments in a long time.

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ

The Arizona Republic

Your guide to the Gilbert Town Council election

Your guide to the Gilbert Town Council election Here's what you should know about the Gilbert Town Council election.

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KTAR

Electronic pollbook should ease problems for Maricopa County voters

County Recorder Helen Purcell said Tuesday that each polling place in the Valley will have an electronic pollbook, which should reduce the hassle of provisional ballots.

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The Arizona Republic

Firing over MCCCD computer breach sought

The governing board is to vote tonight on whether to fire Miguel Corzo, a director in the district's information-technology department.

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Related Topix: Computers, Personal Finance, Social Security

Daily Kos

Eclectablog will be at Netroots Nation in Phoenix next year - here's why

Last Friday, a crowd of over 1,000 protesters, bolstered by hundreds and hundreds of Netroots Nations attendees, filled the streets of downtown Detroit.

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, Arizona, Tempe, AZ, Scottsdale, AZ

ThinkProgress

Homeless Mother Arrested For Leaving Kids In Car During Job Interview Won't Go To Prison

Shanesha Taylor, a mother living in Scottsdale, Arizona, was arrested in March after leaving her children, ages six months and two years old, in the car while she went to a job interview.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Scottsdale, AZ, Parenting, US News, Liberal Political News

The Winnipeg Free Press

Ariz. Katz's main home: papers

Winnipeg Mayor Sam Katz during the EPC meeting at City Hall. 140702 - Wednesday, July 02, 2014 - HIS job is mayor of Winnipeg, but property-tax records describe Sam Katz's Arizona home as a primary residence.

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Related Topix: Scottsdale, AZ

Mon Jul 21, 2014

ABC15.com

PD: Possible cat hoarding house in Gilbert

The Gilbert Police Department said officers have responded to a home near Ray Road and Val Vista Drive around 4 p.m. Monday.

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Related Topix: Gilbert, AZ

Business Journal

College of St. Scholastica partners with Maricopa County Community Colleges to accept more credits

The College of St. Scholastica has partnered with the Maricopa County Community College District to allow students to transfer 100 percent of their credits from MCCCD to St. Scholastica's bachelor's programs.

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The Arizona Republic

Not-guilty plea in Savannah Cross murder

The woman accused of causing the death of 2-year-old Savannah Cross pleaded not guilty to the allegations in Maricopa County Superior Court on Monday Suspect pleads not guilty in Savannah Cross murder The woman accused of causing the death of 2-year-old Savannah Cross pleaded not guilty to the allegations in Maricopa County Superior Court on Monday ... (more)

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ

Daily Kos

Discrimination against Latinos, Civil Rights Trashed. Funded with your tax dollars. Welcome to AZ

In fact, Arizona may be more dangerous than you've heard and it's not safe for Latinos or anyone else.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Gabrielle Giffords, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sun Jul 20, 2014

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Charges to be dropped against AZ mom who left kids in car

Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery says he'll dismiss child abuse charges against an Arizona mother accused of leaving her children in a hot car while she interviewed for a job.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Parenting

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Examiner.com

Add a furry friend to your family this summer

In most marriages, both people work and Craigslist is filled with many ads from people that want to re-home their pets because they don't have time for them.

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KTAR

Man arrested in fatal Phoenix hit-and-run

Police spokesman Steve Martos said 66-year-old Vernon Traylor has been booked into a Maricopa County jail on charges of DUI and leaving the scene of a fatal traffic collision.

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ

The Arizona Republic

Chi Town offers home for needy Chihuahuas

There is a rhythm to the day in Chi Town. The lights come on at 8:30 each morning.

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Deal reached in Shanesha Taylor case

Shanesha Taylor addresses the media following her settlement with the Maricopa County Attorney's Office on Friday, July 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Scottsdale, AZ, Phoenix, AZ

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