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1 hr ago | ABC15.com

10 more rescue beacons installed in S. Arizona

An additional 10 rescue beacons were recently deployed throughout the desert west of Tucson, kicking off the Blue Light of Life campaign.

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2 hrs ago | MIX969.com

Arizona Has A New Baby Elephant

There's a new baby elephant in Arizona! The unnamed calf was born last night at Tucson's Reid Park Zoo.

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2 hrs ago | KTAR

Arizona group appeals terms for PTSD pot treatment

Medical marijuana advocates are appealing conditions set by Arizona health officials for post-traumatic stress sufferers seeking to qualify for treatment.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Nursing, Medicine

3 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

Best summer storm photos from Arizona Republic staff

March 26 - A farm workers rides a quad along a field off the Hunt Highway as a dust storm moves into the southeast valley.

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Related Topix: Gilbert, AZ, Phoenix, AZ, Payson, AZ, Tempe, AZ

3 hrs ago | Business Journal

AAA expects Labor Day travel to increase

With little relief from summer heat on the horizon, AAA predicts many Arizonans will flee the Valley this Labor Day.

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Related Topix: Arizona Government

3 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

Arizona congressional races hard-fought battles

Lost in all the big statewide races in Arizona's primary election are hard-fought congressional battles in which Democrats are trying to clinch a Phoenix-area seat and Republicans are vying for the chance to unseat Democratic incumbents in three districts.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Ed Pastor, Representative Ron Barber, Democrat, Representative Kyrsten Sinema, Representative Gabrielle Giffords, Representative Ann Kirkpatrick

6 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

How would you spend Arizona's cash?

Republicans from Legislative Districts 25 and 16 were asked how they would spend Arizona's cash.

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Related Topix: Arizona Government

8 hrs ago | The Bugle

Court: Police searches can include visitors' belongings

Someone visiting a home when police show up with a search warrant can have their own purses and personal property examined, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US Supreme Court, US News

12 hrs ago | Chino Valley Review

Mayor reports on water stewardship

As I indicated in the last Mayor's Report, one of the water stewardship measures which is most popular and cost effective is the conservation of existing water supplies.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

16 hrs ago | ABC15.com

'Cold Hit' turns up $420K in undeclared cash

A 33-year-old Mexican man is under arrest after U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officers found hundreds of thousands of dollars of undeclared cash in his car at the Port of Nogales as he tried to drive into Mexico from Arizona.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Arizona mayors take Ice Bucket Challenge

Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, center, chats with Glendale Mayor Jerry Weiers before they and nearly two dozen other Arizona mayors take the Ice Bucket Challenge on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel.

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ

ABC15.com

16 arrested in Tucson on crackdown of gangs

Police in Tucson say 16 people are in custody and more than 80 firearms seized in law enforcement operation targeting the Eastside Crips gang.

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KNUS-AM Aurora

Flood cleanup begins in Phoenix after heavy storms

Residents began cleaning up Wednesday from devastating flooding that slammed Arizona a day earlier, trapping people in vehicles and homes and destroying up to $2 million worth of inventory at a cactus nursery north of Phoenix.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Arizona Government, Weather, US Governors, Jan Brewer

The Arizona Republic

25 singles in Scottsdale date auction for charity

Care Fund, a local charity that helps pay the mortgage for families that have a child with a chronic illness, is trying to raise money through a an inaugural date auction fundraiser.

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Related Topix: Scottsdale, AZ, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Phoenix, AZ

WHDH

Arizona flooding creates several dramatic scenes

A series of storms dumped more than 4.5 inches of rain on areas north of Phoenix on Tuesday, requiring several dramatic rescues and resulting in many visible examples of damage.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, World News, Ukraine, Israel, Middle East, Fire

KTAR

Feds are helping Arizona fight human trafficking

Cooper Rummell is a Southern California native. He moved to Arizona in 2012 to pursue a bachelor's degree in journalism at ASU's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism.

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The Miami Herald

Arizona GOP battles itself in legislative races

Conservative Republicans furious with some members of their own party for supporting Gov. Jan Brewer's Medicaid expansion plan are targeting a half-dozen lawmakers in next week's primary in a nasty intra-party battle.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News, US Governors, Jan Brewer, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama, Mesa, AZ

The Arizona Republic

Police in combat gear stir criticism

Police in combat gear stir criticism McCain, Grijalva call for review of Defense Department surplus program for police agencies Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/VEoL6p A Phoenix SWAT team enters a house at 28th St. and Acoma in search of the gunman who opened fire in an office building at 16th St. and Glendale, Wednesday, ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Raul Grijalva, Democrat, US Senate, John McCain, Republican, Prison, US National Guard, US Military

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Arizona Republic

How Maricopa County decides when to issue a flood alert

How Maricopa County decides when to issue a flood alert Flooding is the most common natural disaster in Arizona as well as the rest of the country.

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Related Topix: Maricopa County, AZ, Natural Disasters, Flood, New River, AZ, Anthem, AZ

Business Journal

Beverly Hills billionaires buy 1,100 Arizona apartments for $34.7M

The real estate arm of the billionaire Nazarian family has bought more than 1,100 apartments in Tucson for $34.65 million.

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