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  1. Solar manufacturer for Apple amends planRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald

    Cholame Valley>> A major hurdle for a vast solar plan in southern Monterey County has been cleared after the solar manufacturer and environmentalists reached an agreement in mediation with the Governor's Office. Arizona-based First Solar has agreed to create a buffer between wildlife-heavy Cottonwood Creek and the panels, limit dust-control measures that would have potentially hurt birds, banned poison used to kill rodents and set up a $10.5 million conservation trust.

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  2. Red Mountain crash triggers backups at Loop 101Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

    After a slow morning commute Monday, another serious crash has closed all lanes of a major highway in metropolitan Phoenix. The Arizona Department of Red Mountain crash triggers backups at Loop 101 After a slow morning commute Monday, another serious crash has closed all lanes of a major highway in metropolitan Phoenix.

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  3. How Will Redrawing Congressional Districts Affect the 2016 Election?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Sarasota Magazine

    Earlier this month, Florida's Supreme Court ruled that the Florida Legislature failed to comply with the constitution's Fair District Amendments when crafting congressional districts. The court invalidated eight of the state's 27 districts and provided the legislature with specific instructions for redrawing them.

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  4. Six killed in four Valley crashes in 16 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | ABC15.com

    A car crash on Interstate 10 involving nine people, seven injured and two who died, closed down the westbound lanes at State Route 51 causing long delays Sunday afternoon. At least 2 killed after crash on I-10 near Downtown.

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  5. Taking a road trip this summer? Enjoy America's crumbling infrastructureRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    Is there anything more American than the call of the open road? When I got my hands on a burnt-orange 2015 Corvette Stingray last month, my first thought was of a road trip from Brooklyn to Los Angeles. In a country crisscrossed from sea to shining sea by some of the world's longest and most famous roads, what could be more simple? Just point the car and go.

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  6. Construction for pedestrian underpass begins near Mariposa Port of EntryRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

    NOGALES, AZ - Nogales drivers can expect delays on State Route 189 through this fall, as Arizona Department of Transportation crews install a pedestrian underpass at The Mariposa Port of Entry. Northbound State Route 189 will narrow daily at Port Access Drive for construction of the southern end of the underpass.

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  7. Your July 27 Pre-Trip: Governors urge Congress to raise federal gas taxRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Fleet Owner Magazine

    During a National Governors Association meeting on Friday, state leaders said federal lawmakers should consider , as many states have had to increase their own. The federal gas tax hasn't been increased since 1993, and with more Americans driving more fuel-efficient vehicles, there isn't enough money in the fund to support repairing the country's highways and bridges.

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  8. I-17 collision delays traffic north of PhoenixRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

    All but one southbound lane on Interstate 17 approaching Northern Avenue are closed due to a collision, according to the Arizona Department of I-17 collision delays traffic north of Phoenix All but one southbound lane on Interstate 17 approaching Northern Avenue are closed due to a collision, according to the Arizona Department of Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1MRHqkr All but one southbound lane on Interstate 17 approaching Northern Avenue were closed due to a collision, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

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  9. I-10 crash in Phoenix kills 2, injures 7Read the original story

    22 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

    A crash on Interstate 10 Sunday afternoon killed two, injured seven and closed the westbound lanes of the freeway at State Route 51, officials said. Phoenix crash on Interstate 10 kills 2, injures 7 A crash on Interstate 10 Sunday afternoon killed two, injured seven and closed the westbound lanes of the freeway at State Route 51, officials said.

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  10. Ariz. private-school families cash tax-credit programRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Arizona Republic

    A program that legislative budget staff in 1997 estimated would cost $4.5 million a year now tops $140 million. Arizona created the nation's first tax credit for private education 18 years ago in a move hailed by school-choice advocates and replicated across the country.

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  11. Arizona ranks poorly in children's well-beingRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Daily Courier

    Education is one vital piece of the puzzle when it comes to improving the well-being of children in Arizona, according to the 2015 KidsCount report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Nihal Krishan Cronkite News Service Despite making progress in most areas, Arizona remained mired at 46th among states for overall child well-being in the 2015 KidsCount report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

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  12. Freeway in California partially reopens after bridge damageRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Trucker

    A 50 mile-stretch of a vital California interstate linking Los Angeles and Phoenix partially reopened Friday after flash flooding damaged several bridges last weekend. Traffic began moving again on the desert stretch of Interstate 10 where a surge of storm water barreling down a gully Sunday carved away the soil under concrete bridge supports.

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  13. Water-efficiency upgrades urged for SouthwestRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

    Water-efficiency upgrades urged for Southwest Drought-stricken Arizona and the Southwest could save more water through no-cost efficiency upgrades Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1S6n65x A man and his dog float in June on Lake Mead. A "bathtub ring" shows how far the water level has fallen.

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  14. Three of the seven survivors are children.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KOLD-TV Tucson

    PHOENIX - Two people were killed and seven more were hurt in a single-vehicle rollover crash on westbound Interstate 10 at 12th Street. Three of those injured are children.

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  15. Kansas needs to fix redistricting before 2022Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

    Amid all the noise last month about the U.S. Supreme Court's decisions on same-sex marriage and the Affordable Care Act, justices switched on a green light for something Kansas needs: an independent commission to take the responsibility for redistricting away from the dysfunctional Kansas Legislature. The 5-4 decision endorsed "an endeavor by Arizona voters to address the problem of partisan gerrymandering - the drawing of legislative district lines to subordinate adherents of one political party and entrench a rival party in power."

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  16. Crash closes I-10 westbound near 51, two declared deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | KTAR

    UPDATED : Westbound Interstate 10 has been closed near State Route 51 because of a crash that killed two people. Three adults were transported to the hospital with life threatening injuries, and a 7-year-old boy was in serious condition.

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  17. 9 patients injured,I-10 WB lanes closed at SR51Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | ABC15.com

    An accident on Interstate 10 involving nine patients has closed the westbound lanes at State Route 51, and there is no estimated time for when it will reopen The Phoenix Fire Department responded to a scene at around 3:30 p.m. Fire officials are currently at the scene working with nine patients on I-10 at approximately 12th St. The Arizona Department of Transportation confirmed the westbound lanes of I-10 have closed at SR-51 because of the crash. Traffic will be detoured SR-51 northbound.

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  18. Campaigning to fill seatsRead the original story

    Sunday | MyIDAccess

    Independent broadliner Shamrock Foods is on a mission to help fill restaurant seats in its home state of Arizona. In mid-September, the company launched the Dine4AZ campaign to encourage the public to help stimulate the economy by dining out.

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  19. Feds say LifeLock broke online data security promisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Bangor Daily News

    They led viewers to believe LifeLock could keep consumers' sensitive data as safe as some financial institutions. Last week, the Federal Trade Commission called such claims deceptive and told LifeLock executives to stop making such claims.

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  20. Arizona ranks No. 3 in U.S. for discouraged workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Arizona Republic

    While Arizona's job market has improved, it still has the third-largest share of people unemployed, underemployed or too discouraged to look for work. Arizona ranks No.

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