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2 hrs ago | KTAR

13-year-old burglary victim gets day with police

Tempe police are calling a 13-year-old boy who was home alone when two burglars broke in a hero.

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6 hrs ago | Enter Stage Right

Public utility attempting to buy Arizona elections

What's happening in Arizona right now is sufficient to make every conservative shudder.

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Related Topix: US News, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

10 hrs ago | The Macon Telegraph

Lawsuit says animal massage isn't vets' work

Three animal massage practitioners jointly filed a lawsuit against the Arizona State Veterinary Medical Examining Board in March, arguing that state regulators are unconstitutionally preventing them from doing their jobs.

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Related Topix: Massage Therapy, Medicine, Health, Arizona Government

14 hrs ago | The Daily Courier

Members of the Arizona Gunfighters from Mesa re-enact the gunfight at the O.K Corral

Members of the Arizona Gunfighters from Mesa re-enact the gunfight at the O.K Corral Saturday afternoon during the ninth annual Whiskey Row Shooout hosted by the Prescott Regulators and their Shady Ladies.

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18 hrs ago | Deseret News

Many adults delay parenthood for these two reasons

A man contemplates having children. Many adults today either struggle to get pregnant or make the money necessary to raise a child.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

22 hrs ago | The Daily Courier

Lynx, Fain lakes to receive influx of catfish

Lynx and Fain lakes are going to receive a major influx of catfish the week of July 28. Lynx will receive 1,000 pounds and Fain will be stocked with 500 pounds of the whiskered fish, the department announced Friday.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Probe of possible VA retaliation case sought

Arizona delegation seeks probe of possible VA retaliation case A regional VA health boss is accused by a watchdog group of retaliating against a whistle-blower.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs

The Olympian

Arizona execution renews debate over methods

Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Alex Kozinski poses for a portrait in the lobby of a Washington office building, Thursday, July 24, 2014.

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Related Topix: Prison, Arizona Government, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Supreme Court, Ohio

The Arizona Republic

2 Republicans, 1 Democrat eye Dist. 23 Senate

23 Senate seat Rep. John Kavanagh hopes to gain Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Michele Reagan Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1mNAExl Arizona's Legislative District 23 includes most of Scottsdale, Fountain Hills and Rio Verde.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Healthcare Law, Law, Scottsdale, AZ, Fountain Hills, AZ

The Arizona Republic

Storm knocks out power to 20,000 in Northern Arizona

Nearly 20,000 customers from Prescott to Yarnell were without power early Friday afternoon after a main power line was cut due to high winds and stormy weather.

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Related Topix: Weather

ABC News

What We Dona TMt Know About Lethal Injection Drugs

Wood, a convicted murderer, died Wednesday nearly two hours after receiving what authorities said was a 50-milligram dose of both the sedative midazolam and the painkiller hydromorphone.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Dilaudid, Hydromorphone (generic), Arizona Government, US Governors, Jan Brewer, Chloride, Supplement, Death Penalty

McClatchy

As Arizona inmate gasped in execution chamber, legal drama unfolded

From the day Joseph Rudolph Wood III was condemned to death, it had taken 23 years for Arizona to finally get him into the execution chamber.

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Related Topix: 9, State Prisons, Prison

Fri Jul 25, 2014

KBCI CBS 2

Arizona's McCain: 2-hour execution was torture

U.S. Sen. John McCain says the execution of an Arizona inmate that lasted two hours was torture.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Arizona Government

Reuters

Troubled U.S. executions raise questions about doctors in death chamber

Troubled lethal injections in Oklahoma and Arizona have raised questions whether medical personnel are skilled enough to humanely put an inmate to death, and if things go wrong, expert enough to revive one if an order is given.

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Related Topix: Prison, Arizona Government, Oklahoma Government, Oklahoma, Death Penalty

The Tombstone News

Arrival of Monsoon Signals Easing of Fire Restrictions in Southeast Arizona

National Park Service Effective Friday, July 11, the Bureau of Land Management Gila District, all districts of the Coronado National Forest, Saguaro National Park, Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, Coronado National Memorial, Chiricahua National Monument, Fort Bowie National Historic Site, Tumacacori National Historical Park, Organ Pipe Cactus ... (more)

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Related Topix: Fire, US National Parks, Saguaro National Park, Casa Grande Ruins National Monument

CBS Local

Virginia Keeping Drug Used in Botched Executions

Virginia Department of Corrections spokesman Larry Traylor said Friday that officials aren't considering eliminating midazolam as one of three drugs that can be used as the first dose in Virginia's three-drug cocktail.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Virginia Government, Ohio, Ohio Government, Oklahoma Government, Oklahoma, Arizona Government

Phoenix New Times

Arizona Becomes the Fifth State to Require ID For Cough Medication Containing DXM

Beginning yesterday, Arizonans must be 18 or older in order to purchase cough medicine containing the ingredient dextromethorphan without a prescription.

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Related Topix: Arizona Government, Suppress, Dextromethorphan (generic), Medicine, Healthcare Law, Law

The Arizona Republic

Danny's Car Wash reaches agreement with feds

Representatives from Danny's Family Car Wash announced an agreement with federal authorities Thursday to resolve an illegal-hiring case Danny's Family Car Wash reaches agreement with feds Representatives from Danny's Family Car Wash announced an agreement with federal authorities Thursday to resolve an illegal-hiring case Check out this story on ... (more)

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Journal Gazette

Execution fuels death row debate

Death-penalty opponents say an Arizona inmate who gasped for breath for more than 90 minutes showed that executions using different drugs and dosages are a callous trial-and-error process.

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Related Topix: Prison, Arizona Government, Death Penalty, Missouri, Alternative

Thu Jul 24, 2014

KBCI CBS 2

As inmate died, lawyers debated if he was in pain

The nearly two-hour execution of a convicted murderer prompted a series of phone calls involving the governor's office, the prison director, lawyers and judges as the inmate gasped for more than 90 minutes.

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Related Topix: Arizona Government

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