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2 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

7 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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KTAR

Northern Arizona University named one of 50 most LGBT-friendly colleges

Nonprofit organization Campus Pride has released a list of the 50 most LGBT-friendly higher education institutions in the U.S., and Arizona has one university in the field.

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Related Topix: Northern Arizona University, Brown University, UC Los Angeles

ThinkProgress

Flooding In Arizona Prompts Dramatic Rescues

Heavy rain near Phoenix, Arizona has caused major flooding and trapped multiple residents and motorists, a situation that prompted water rescues .

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Related Topix: Weather, Phoenix, AZ, Maricopa County, AZ, Peoria, AZ

Willamette Week

Arizona Chimichanga: Fried Burritos From a State that Deserves its Freedom

Summer is road-trip season, so we're taking a culinary tour of America. But because Portland is a city of immigrants from other states, we don't have to leave town to do it.

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Related Topix: Arizona Government, us Travel, Travel, Coconino County, AZ, World News, Mexico, Tucson, AZ

Detroit News

Floods force interstate closure north of Phoenix

Flooding from heavy monsoon season rains in the Phoenix area forced authorities on Tuesday to close several major roads, including a portion of Interstate 17, while elsewhere firefighters rescued multiple motorists from vehicles trapped by fast-moving water.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Arizona Government

ABC15.com

CAP: Water supplies may be impacted by flooding

Flash Flood Watch issued August 19 at 6:52AM MST expiring August 19 at 12:00PM MST in effect for: Gila, Maricopa, Pinal Flash Flood Warning issued August 19 at 11:05AM MST expiring August 19 at 1:00PM MST in effect for: Maricopa Flood Warning issued August 19 at 10:06AM MST expiring August 19 at 8:26PM MST in effect for: Maricopa Areal Flood ... (more)

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Weather

Daily Kos

Connect! Unite! Act! Seattle, DC, Portland, NYC & Houston Meet-up Info! - Like Old Firearms?

A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district.

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Related Topix: Arizona Government, Texas

Business Journal

Tempe named one of the best college towns

Tempe is among the best college towns in the country, according to Livability.com.

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Related Topix: Arizona State University

American Reporter

On Native GroundVERMONT Shows How to Keep Alive the Lost Art of Civility in Politics

BRADENTON, Fla., Jan. 10, 2011 -- It was just about this time last Sunday night when I tuned into WFLA 970-AM here in Tampa Bay to hear George Noory and got Bill Cunningham instead.

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

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