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1 hr ago | The Kingman Daily Miner

Candidates to take sides in discussion of Common Core

It's not an official debate, but two candidates for state superintendent of public instruction will square off Monday over their views of Common Core.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Arizona Government, US Governors, Jan Brewer

5 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

News Minute: Here is the latest Arizona news from The Associated Press

Firefighters have gotten a stronger hold on a wildfire burning near Sierra Vista, allowing some crews to be released from duty.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

9 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Arizona's Top 3 Debt Consolidation Loan Companies Named By Best DebtConsolidationLoans.org

The company independently reviewed the various debt consolidation loan programs available to Arizonans who are struggling with debt.

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Related Topix: Arizona Government, Credit Card Debt, Personal Finance

13 hrs ago | ABC15.com

Missing Tucson girl's parents still have hope

The parents of a girl who went missing from the bedroom of her Tucson home say they are hopeful that she will come home someday.

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18 hrs ago | The Town Talk

Yarnell shrine scarred by wildfire but still standing

They were helping their parents pack up the 70-year-old house in Yarnell, but once or twice each hour, one of the three Wasson brothers would scramble up the rocky hill on the property to see how close the wildfire was getting.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Races to watch in 2014

It happens every four years. The political party on the defensive tries to portray the gubernatorial, House and Senate races in off-year elections as individual races without a unifying theme.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Arizona Government, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Tom Harkin, US Senate, Democrat, Terry Branstad, US Governors, Opinion

The Daily Caller

Arizona: Governor signs pro-gun bills

Yesterday, Governor Jan Brewer signed House Bill 2103 into law. Introduced by state Representative Kelly Townsend , HB 2103 would allow an individual of at least nineteen years of age to obtain a concealed weapon permit if the person is currently in military service or has been honorably discharged.

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Related Topix: Arizona Government, US Governors, Jan Brewer, Guns, US News, Conservative Political News

The Bugle

Company offering unique 'space' experience seeks change in Arizona law

Tucson-based Paragon Space Development Corp. hopes to use a capsule like this, attached to a balloon, to float passengers high above where planes can go for a fee -- and if it can get the required change in state law.

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Related Topix: Arizona Government, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

KTAR

Crews gaining control of blaze in southern Arizona

Firefighters have gotten a stronger hold on a wildfire burning near Sierra Vista in southeastern Arizona, allowing some crews to be released from duty.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

The Daily Courier

Arizona's first poet laureate to visit Prescott April 30

Patrick Whitehurst The Daily Courier On Wednesday, April 30, Arizona's inaugural poet laureate, celebrated author Alberto Alvaro Rios, will make his first trip to Prescott since earning the historic designation.

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Related Topix: Prescott, AZ, Prescott College, US Governors, Jan Brewer, Arizona State University, Arts, Poetry

KOLD-TV Tucson

New fire restrictions in place for AZ state lands

The announcement is due to an increased risk of wildfires in the state, the new fire restrictions apply to all state-owned and state run lands in Arizona and will apply beginning Friday, April 18 and continuing until further notice.

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Related Topix: Arizona Government

Phoenix New Times

Top 5 Concerts in Phoenix This Weekend

Music loving Phoneicans have been basking in Coachella's sunshine all week, and this weekend is no different.

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Related Topix: Neil Tennant, Chris Lowe, Dance, Pet Shop Boys, Pop/Rock

Fri Apr 18, 2014

KOLD-TV Tucson

Susan G. Komen Southern Arizona announces 2014-2015 grant recipients

Recipients for the Susan G. Komen Community Grants have been announced. Susan G. Komen of Southern Arizona is awarding a total of more than $204,763 to eight Southern Arizona organizations, according to a recent release.

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Related Topix: University of Arizona, Health, Breast Cancer, Cochise County, AZ, Pima County, AZ

KTVK Phoenix

Sharper loses Arizona bid to be released on bail

Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper lost his bid Thursday to be released on bail in a sexual assault case after an Arizona judge found there's enough evidence to move forward with charges against him in that state.

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Related Topix: West Hollywood (West Hollywood, CA), Medicine, Ambien, Zolpidem (generic), Tempe, AZ

Daily Mail

Former NFL star Donovan McNabb serves one-day sentence in Arizona jail for December DUI

Kate's Baywatch moment: Duchess runs on towering wedges as she joins William on Manly Beach in Sydney to meet lifeguards 'I hope you die!' Furious judge lashes out at convicted killer after she snickers and asks 'is that it?' as victim's aunt recounts murder 'These statements are fabricated': X-Men accuser who claims he was raped next to hot tub at ... (more)

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Related Topix: X-Men, Action Movies, Thriller, Science Fiction Movies, Astronomy, Science, Phoenix, AZ

The Kansas City Star

Ex-quarterback Donovan McNabb spends day in Arizona jail

Clergy of different faiths, joined by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, delivered messages of hope and unity Thursday before more than 1,300 people gathered at the Jewish Community Center in Overland Park.

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Related Topix: Maricopa County, AZ

The Kingman Daily Miner

Arizona a leader in unwed mothers

By Whitney Ogden Cronkite News WASHINGTON - Almost three of every four babies born in Coconino County in 2011 were born to unmarried women, the highest rate in the nation, if Census Bureau estimates are correct.

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Related Topix: Coconino County, AZ, Flagstaff, AZ, Mohave County, AZ, Northern Arizona University

Business Journal

Federal officials in Arizona to examine participation in Affordable Care Act

April 17, 2014 - David Sayen, regional administrator for the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, was in Phoenix this week to meet with various chambers of commerce to talk about health insurance coverage for small businesses.

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Related Topix: Arizona Government, Medicaid, Health, Medicare

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Free Republic

Just In: Obama Accused By Congressman Of Illegal Action At Bundy Ranch

After the federal Bureau of Land Management agents backed down from their intimidating stance at the Bundy Ranch last weekend, ample evidence has surfaced indicating the standoff between the government and the Nevada ranching family is far from over.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Steve Stockman, Republican, US House of Representatives

The Bugle

Arizona unemployment rate remains at 7.3%

Arizona added 15,600 jobs in March over February. But that was good enough to only result in a 1.9 percent year-over-year change in employment.

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Related Topix: Computers

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