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Phoenix Art Museum Presents Never-Before-Seen Artifacts of Teotihuacan

Wire*- Phoenix Art Museum will present Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire, the first major U.S. exhibition on Teotihuacan in more than 20 years from October 6, 2018, through January 27, 2019 in Steele Gallery. This historic exhibition, organized by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art , will showcase more than 200 artifacts and artworks from the UNESCO World Heritage site.

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4 Hot New Restaurants to Try Right Now in Metro Phoenix

Summer has ended, and the off season is history. That means new restaurants are opening like crazy.

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The Best Things to Do in Metro Phoenix This Weekend

For more things to do, visit Full Moon Festival: Harvest Moon September's full moon rises on September 24, but can you blame the folks behind Full Moon Festival: Harvest Moon for getting the party started a few days early? Start the Autumn Equinox off right with some yoga, performance art, fire spinning, delicious food and drink, and the best music that the community has to offer. This event is for those over the age of 18; organizers ask that revelers come dressed in attire that reflects "the magic and majesty of the moon."

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At 'Migrant Stories' Exhibit, Artists Explore the Crisis at the Border

For a new "Migrant Stories" exhibit in Phoenix, artists are showing works inspired by time spent with migrants along the U.S.-Mexico border. Eight artists traveled together to a migrant center in April, for a tour arranged by the Kino Border Initiative, a binational organization that promotes solidarity and humane migration between Mexico and the U.S. The exhibition was organized by Phoenix-based artist Diana Calderon, along with Kino board member Yolie Aleman-Rodriguez.

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Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes: Primary election was 'a story of success'

Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes: Primary election was 'a story of success' Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes called the primary election "a story of success in dealing with significant problems." Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://azc.cc/2xqXrOT County officials reported that check-in machines had not been hooked up.

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Arizona licenses for nonprofit housing migrant kids at risk

In this June 28, 2018, file photo, buildings that house juveniles and operations on the grounds of Southwest Key Campbell, a shelter for children that have been separated form their parents in Phoenix, Ariz. are seen.

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Man accused of S.C killing arrested in Glendale

South Carolina authorities say a man suspected in the fatal shooting of another man last month has been arrested in Arizona. Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon told The State newspaper that 26-year-old Jamal Devontae Coburn was taken into custody by U.S. Marshals on Wednesday in a suburb of Phoenix.

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Here's why you may not have heard of this Phoenix park

Phoenix author and history buff Donna Reiner discusses the origins of a Phoenix park and its evolution in the city since it opened. Here's why you may not have heard of this Phoenix park Phoenix author and history buff Donna Reiner discusses the origins of a Phoenix park and its evolution in the city since it opened.

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Surprise city manager gets $34K raise. See how it compares to 10 Phoenix-area cities

Surprise City Manager Bob Wingenroth just got a big pay raise. See how the new salary compares to other Phoenix-area city leaders.

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Phoenix Has Long Runway Ahead

Predicting the exact trajectory of the cycle is one of the great pastimes of the commercial real estate industry, and while it is important to track the national economic cycle and patterns, each market is also running on its own cycle. Phoenix was impacted substantially by the recession-one of the most troubled markets in the country-but it is now in full recovery.

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Sen. Jeff Flake's son appeals dismissal of malicious-prosecution suit in dog kennel deaths

The son of outgoing Sen. Jeff Flake is appealing the dismissal of a malicious-prosecution lawsuit over the now-dismissed animal cruelty charges. Sen. Jeff Flake's son appeals dismissal of malicious-prosecution suit in dog kennel deaths The son of outgoing Sen. Jeff Flake is appealing the dismissal of a malicious-prosecution lawsuit over the now-dismissed animal cruelty charges.

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Shooter opens fire on car in Phoenix, injuring girl

Police found a girl in a car on North 67th Ave. with a non-life-threatening gunshot injury late Wednesday in Phoenix. Shooter opens fire on car in Phoenix, injuring girl Police found a girl in a car on North 67th Ave. with a non-life-threatening gunshot injury late Wednesday in Phoenix.

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New Scottsdale Restaurant Could Change Italian Food in Metro Phoenix

Parma Italian Roots isn't your Italian of red sauce and fried calamari. Parma isn't even your standard new-age regional Italian restaurant.

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Here's Your Guide to September Third Friday in Metro Phoenix

There's a little something for everyone during September Third Friday, with exhibits that explore plastics, extreme geographies, Chicano culture, and more. We've put together a guide to help you navigate it all, starting with our must-see recommendations.

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Bus-driver shortage around the country is making some kids late for school

There's a big demand for commercial drivers as the economy rebounds, which has put the pinch on schools looking for bus drivers. Bus-driver shortage around the country is making some kids late for school There's a big demand for commercial drivers as the economy rebounds, which has put the pinch on schools looking for bus drivers.

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Indy man tracks wife to Arizona and attacks her

An Indiana man is accused of tracking his estranged wife to Phoenix, where he surveilled and attacked her, stabbing her in the eye. Phoenix police report that on Saturday, 43-year-old Shawn Terry Spink attacked the victim in north Phoenix, beating her, stabbing her and using trash bags to attempt to suffocate her.

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Controversial Arcadia Christmas light display to return this year

Lee and Patricia Sepanek of Arcadia will put on their elaborate Christmas light display this year, after going dark last year in a fight with Phoenix. Controversial Arcadia Christmas light display to return this year Lee and Patricia Sepanek of Arcadia will put on their elaborate Christmas light display this year, after going dark last year in a fight with Phoenix.

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10 fun facts (and a party) to celebrate Royal Palms Resort's 70 years in Phoenix

Royal Palms Resort and Spa in Phoenix celebrates its 70th anniversary with a party on Sept. 20. Check out 10 fun facts about the luxurious resort.

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Bright Lights, Big City: The 50 Best Neon Signs in Phoenix

Jerry's Drive-In Liquors, a staple of Tempe since the 1950s. The cowboy-themed Circle RB Lodge along Main Street in Mesa, one of the many motor lodges from the thoroughfare's heyday in the 1950s.

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Rain, lower temperatures move into Phoenix area

On the cusp of fall, which marks the end of the monsoon season for the Valley, Father Weather provided another gift Wednesday: rain and lower temperatures Rain, lower temperatures move into Phoenix area On the cusp of fall, which marks the end of the monsoon season for the Valley, Father Weather provided another gift Wednesday: rain and lower temperatures Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://azc.cc/2NpSTmd Steve Fishleigh of Phoenix waits for a bus in the rain near Thomas Road and 32nd Street in Phoenix on Sept. 19, 2018.

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Here's Why a Frank Lloyd Wright-Designed Home Is for Sale in Phoenix

The David and Gladys Wright House in Phoenix is back on the market, after the owner was unable to realize his dream of turning the home into an education center focused on Frank Lloyd Wright, an architect renowned for his organic designs. Frank Lloyd Wright designed the home, which was built in 1952 for his son David and daughter-in-law Gladys.

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Jay-Z and Beyonce concert likely to snarl traffic in Phoenix area

On The Road Tour II featuring Beyonce and Jay-Z is coming to Glendale Wednesday night. Heavy traffic delays are expected throughout the West Valley.

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The Death of Sanaa Cunningham: Murder or Medical Tragedy?

EDITOR'S NOTE: Most of what we know about Sanaa Cunningham's life and death comes from the autopsy; new courtroom testimony of the lead criminal investigator, Goodyear Detective Noah Yeo; evidence presented in court; other court records; and texts from the phone of her stepmother, Lisa Cunningham. Interviews with people close to the families support claims of both prosecution and defense.

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Phoenix Immigration Judge Favored by Attorneys Retiring After 28 Years

He's the same judge who stopped the deportation of four high school students, known as the Wilson Four, who were detained by immigration officials during a 2002 class trip to the Niagara Falls. That decision made headlines - and drew criticism.

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9 German Restaurants and Markets in Metro Phoenix

German food is about as fun to eat as it is to pronounce, but it's sometimes hard to find in the Valley. Aside from giant pretzels and amazing beer joints across metro Phoenix, killer schnitzel, roulade, and ksesptzle dishes can be few and far between.

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Not just an IT issue: Records show more complaints about Maricopa County election day

The Maricopa County Recorder's Office received more than 200 complaints on election day about a barrage of issues at polling places. Not just an IT issue: Records show more complaints about Maricopa County election day The Maricopa County Recorder's Office received more than 200 complaints on election day about a barrage of issues at polling places.

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Novel Coworking Announces Expansion into Midtown Phoenix

PHOENIX, ARIZONA, UNITED STATES, September 18, 2018 / EINPresswire.com / -- Coworking company Novel Coworking is expanding into Phoenix with a new location at 2828 N. Central Avenue in Midtown. The Chicago-based company plans to provide modern and affordable workspace in the building, and pre-leasing is already underway for private offices, office suites, and coworking memberships.

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Best deals around Phoenix during Arizona Restaurant week, Sept. 21-30, 2018

Best deals around Phoenix during Arizona Restaurant week, Sept. 21-30, 2018 The achiote pork tenderloin at Different Pointe of View.

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Greater Phoenix Chamber Announces General Election Candidate Endorsements

The Greater Phoenix Chamber's Political Action Committee has endorsed 51 candidates for the Arizona Legislature prior to the November 6, 2018, general election. The Chamber PAC has supported business-friendly candidates in local and state races for more than four decades.

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10 vegan bakeries and restaurants in Phoenix

POMEGRANATE CAFE: In addition to cupcakes, muffins and scones, crowd-pleasers include raw Brazilian brownies, cookie dough brownies, chocolate pomegranate cake, sugar-free lemon bars and rocky road bars . With locations in Ahwatukee and now in central Phoenix, the vegan/vegetarian restaurant can make specialty items with 48-hour notice.

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ADOT sells Phoenix property for $28.7M to help fund I-10 widening

ADOT sells Phoenix property for $28.7M to help fund I-10 widening The 21-acre parcel in Phoenix, which includes three buildings, was sold for $28.7 million. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://azc.cc/2NnvRMD Construction has begun on the 22-mile South Mountain Freeway segment of Loop 202.

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As potential Trump rally looms, ACLU seeks injunction on Phoenix police

Attorneys filed a motion to enjoin Phoenix police from violating protester rights at a rumored Trump rally later this month. As potential Trump rally looms, ACLU seeks injunction on Phoenix police Attorneys filed a motion to enjoin Phoenix police from violating protester rights at a rumored Trump rally later this month.

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PAW Patrol Live! will bring 'The Great Pirate Adventure' to Phoenix for four performances

Nickelodeon's PAW Patrol Live! will bring "The Great Pirate Adventure," an action-packed musical, to Phoenix for four performances in two days. PAW Patrol Live! will bring 'The Great Pirate Adventure' to Phoenix for four performances Nickelodeon's PAW Patrol Live! will bring "The Great Pirate Adventure," an action-packed musical, to Phoenix for four performances in two days.

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Phoenix man accused of $1.3 million theft from HOAs to take plea deal

A Phoenix man accused of stealing nearly $1.3 million from homeowners associations has agreed to a plea deal to spare his wife prosecution. Phoenix man accused of $1.3 million theft from HOAs to take plea deal A Phoenix man accused of stealing nearly $1.3 million from homeowners associations has agreed to a plea deal to spare his wife prosecution.

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Creighton University to open four-year medical school in Phoenix

Creighton University to open four-year medical school in Phoenix Nebraska-based Creighton University is building a $100 million health sciences campus on Central Avenue at Park Central. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://azc.cc/2D7pPLg Nebraska-based Creighton University announced Tuesday that it will open a four-year medical school in Arizona as part of a $100 million expansion into midtown Phoenix.

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Kate Gallego easily outsmarts her rivals in the first Phoenix mayor debate

Not much separates Kate Gallego and Daniel Valenzuela politically. But her ability to communicate her vision for Phoenix vastly outshines his.

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5 Great Spots for Breakfast or Brunch in Metro Phoenix

We have no shortage of breakfast and brunch options here in the Valley. As temperatures cool, kids get in the groove back at school, and the "on" season returns, you'll want to head out for morning meals.

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Who cares for the homeless when they die on Phoenix streets?

Who cares for the homeless when they die on Phoenix streets? Dozens of individuals facing homelessness die in Phoenix each year. But they are given a final resting place.

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Frank Lloyd Wright house in Phoenix hits market for $12.9M

A Phoenix house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright that was the subject of a preservation and neighborhood fight has been put up for sale.

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Areas of the Valley with highest Robocalls

Robocalls are on the rise in Arizona and new numbers are showing just how much your phone may be ringing off the hook. For example, for people living in spots like Glendale, Scottsdale, Phoenix and Tempe with a phone number starting with the area code '602,' they went from receiving roughly 13,900,000 robocalls in August of 2017, to over 24,800,000 robocalls in August of this year.

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Man charged in case of wife shot in the head

Mark Antonio Villicana is escorted from the courtroom Monday afternoon by a Yuma County Sheriff's Office Adult Detention Center officer after appearing before Justice of the Peace Gregory Stewart. The 40-year-old Foothills man who reportedly admitting to shooting his wife in the back of the head last week was charged with four felony offenses in Yuma Justice Court Monday afternoon.

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Talking Stick Resort announces reopening date, weeks after storm knocks out power

Weeks after a violent monsoon storm knocked out power and flooded Talking Stick Resort, the casino and hotel is reopening on Sept. 24. Talking Stick Resort announces reopening date, weeks after storm knocks out power Weeks after a violent monsoon storm knocked out power and flooded Talking Stick Resort, the casino and hotel is reopening on Sept.

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Popular eatery Paz Cantina open again in downtown Phoenix

A popular downtown Phoenix Mexican eatery has reopened in a bigger space following a three-year hiatus.

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Phoenix pastor sentenced to 13 years in prison for molesting underage church members

Jose Vincent Morales pleaded guilty to to molestation of a child, sexual abuse and three counts of attempted molestation of a child in August. Phoenix pastor sentenced to 13 years in prison for molesting underage church members Jose Vincent Morales pleaded guilty to to molestation of a child, sexual abuse and three counts of attempted molestation of a child in August.

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Electric car maker with Phoenix-area factory plans secures $1B from Saudis

Lucid Motors Inc. said Monday that it's getting a $1 billion investment from Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia to help it produce its first electric cars it plans to roll out in competition with Tesla Inc. The Saudi fund is the same one that Tesla CEO Elon Musk said at one point this summer was going to help him take his company private at ... (more)

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Here's Why The Firehouse Building in Roosevelt Row Could Face Demolition

Late last year, True North Holdings announced that it would be creating a mixed-use development called Ro2 in Roosevelt Row, the downtown Phoenix arts district located in the Evans Churchill neighborhood. Now, they've requested demolition permits for four buildings, according to Dorina Bustamante, a consultant for the Phoenix-based real estate development company, which goes by True North Studio.

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Craving curry? Check out these 10 Indian restaurants in Phoenix

Whether you prefer it mild or hot, loaded with lamb or vegetarian, Indian cuisine is flourishing across metro Phoenix. Here are 10 Indian restaurants.

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MAP: AZ car vs. pedestrian crashes in 2017 2 hours ago

The state saw a small increase in pedestrian-involved crashes and deaths in 2017 as compared to the previous year. **Thanks to reports from viewers to our Operation Safe Roads hotline, crosswalk times at some Phoenix intersections have been adjusted.

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'Idiotic mistake': How one parked car delayed hundreds of...

The man who abandoned a rental car outside Terminal 4 Sunday, causing hundreds of flight delays, will face only a traffic citation. 'Idiotic mistake': How one parked car delayed hundreds of flights, wrecked travel at Sky Harbor The man who abandoned a rental car outside Terminal 4 Sunday, causing hundreds of flight delays, will face only a traffic citation.

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Suns receiving Beal for their top pick at 2019 Draft

To Phoenix: Beal, Mahinmi, Pasecniks, 2019 Philadelphia 1st rounder, 2019 Philadelphia 2nd rounder, all 3 2020 2nd rounders Philly owns, 2022 Philadelphia 2nd rounder Phoenix wont need a forward and there's not a 1 worthy of the high pick coming out. The passing of Jackson and the defense of he and Bridges should help alongside Beal and Booker.

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She was only 5 when she toured St. Joseph's Hospital, but she already wanted to be a nurse

Virginia Prendergast was only 5, but she knew she wanted to be a nurse. She was told to study hard, be a good person and come back.

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Police: Man shot at couple in another car on I-10 in Tempe

A Tempe police spokeswoman said the alleged shooter was in police custody Sunday morning and the shooting was still under investigation. Police: Man shot at couple in another car on I-10 in Tempe A Tempe police spokeswoman said the alleged shooter was in police custody Sunday morning and the shooting was still under investigation.

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Ms. Lauryn Hill Drops Nas and Santigold From 'Miseducation' Tour

Lauryn Hill performs during The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill 20th Anniversary Tour at Festival Pier at Penn's Landing on July 13, 2018 in Philadelphia. Supporting acts Nas and Santigold were conspicuously absent from the Portland stop on Ms.

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Ms. Lauryn Hill Drops Nas and Santigold From 'Miseducation' Tour

Lauryn Hill performs during The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill 20th Anniversary Tour at Festival Pier at Penn's Landing on July 13, 2018 in Philadelphia. Supporting acts Nas and Santigold were conspicuously absent from the Portland stop on Ms.

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Kelly Clarkson concert: Republic and azcentral subscribers get early chance to buy tickets

Kelly Clarkson is coming to Gila River Arena in metro Phoenix on Feb. 1, 2019, and azcentral subscribers will get an early chance to buy tickets. Kelly Clarkson concert: Republic and azcentral subscribers get early chance to buy tickets Kelly Clarkson is coming to Gila River Arena in metro Phoenix on Feb. 1, 2019, and azcentral subscribers will get an early chance to buy tickets.

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2-year-old boy dies after being pulled from Phoenix pool

A 2-year-old child died Saturday evening after being pulled out of a pool near 24th Street and Southern Avenue, according to Phoenix police. 2-year-old boy dies after being pulled from Phoenix pool A 2-year-old child died Saturday evening after being pulled out of a pool near 24th Street and Southern Avenue, according to Phoenix police.

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Gamblers want to know: What's taking Talking Stick so long to reopen?

Salt River Project stands ready to power up Talking Stick Resort and Casino near Scottsdale, but the venue is closed through September for repairs. Gamblers want to know: What's taking Talking Stick so long to reopen? Salt River Project stands ready to power up Talking Stick Resort and Casino near Scottsdale, but the venue is closed through September for repairs.

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PD: Unlicensed driver arrested after hitting man

An 18-year-old unlicensed driver has been booked into jail on multiple charges after hitting and killing a man who was crossing the street in Glendale, police said. Police allege Jose Vazquez Flores, of Phoenix, went to pass another vehicle while traveling westbound on Glendale Avenue Thursday night.

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PD: Unlicensed driver arrested after hitting man

An 18-year-old unlicensed driver has been booked into jail on multiple charges after hitting and killing a man who was crossing the street in Glendale, police said. Police allege Jose Vazquez Flores, of Phoenix, went to pass another vehicle while traveling westbound on Glendale Avenue Thursday night.

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NovemBEER Tickets on Sale AND New Breweries Announced

Phoenix New Times' rollicking NovemBEER Festival will be going down at 100 West Washington Street on Saturday, November 10. And even more breweries have just been added to the mix. Recent additions to the lineup include some bangers.

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All That Jazz: Behind the Scenes at Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum

It's all about jazz at Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum , where every gallery is filled this season with jazz-inspired artworks. You can be the first to see them during Get Jazzed, a free season kickoff festival happening on Friday, September 14, at Mesa Arts Center .

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Salvation Army to help Valley residents escape the heat Friday and Saturday

Salvation Army to help Valley residents escape the heat Friday and Saturday The Salvation Army is helping Phoenix area residents stay hydrated and get relief from excessive heat Friday and Saturday. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://azc.cc/2NbYZGK During an excessive heat warning, the Salvation Army sets up heat-relief and water-distribution stations across the Valley.

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Smoke Rings: A Look Back at the Juicy Barbecue Goodness

This barbecue platter includes brisket , turkey, ribs, and a sausage link, plus garnish and white bread at Little Miss BBQ. Smoke Rings started in September 2017 and has been bringing us the biggest news in barbecue ever since.

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If a Tree Is Felled in Phoenix, Will the City Council React?

It all began in November 2017, when two companies chopped down eight trees in Renaissance Square in downtown Phoenix. Public outcry followed, and six months later, vocal locals had spurred the city to pull together a formal group that is supposed to help transform Phoenix into a shadier, more tree-filled city.

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Phoenix-area weekend traffic: Overnight closures planned for I-10 tunnel

Phoenix-area weekend traffic: Overnight closures planned for I-10 tunnel Overnight closures have been set for sections of the Interstate 10 tunnel this weekend for cleaning and maintenance. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://azc.cc/2CVMc6v Construction has begun on the 22-mile South Mountain Freeway segment of Loop 202.

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Don't let special interests derail the light rail project south Phoenix needs most

As elected leaders, we fought hard to bring light rail to south Phoenix because we know how transformational it will be. Don't let special interests derail the light rail project south Phoenix needs most As elected leaders, we fought hard to bring light rail to south Phoenix because we know how transformational it will be.

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The Best Things to Do in Metro Phoenix This Weekend

Need plans this weekend? Try the alcohol-infused Pancakes and Booze Art Show, go see Chris Tucker, or eat your heart out at the Rockin' Taco Street Festival. For more things to do, visit National Coloring Day Coloring books are experiencing a renaissance.

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Levy Marroquin out of Combate Americas 22 inaugural bantamweight title fight

The Mexican fighter was scheduled to fight Jose Alday for the inaugural bantamweight title at Combate Americas 22, but was pulled from the fight due to symptoms of influenza detected by the Arizona Boxing Commission. Alday will now take on Gustavo Lopez in the headlining slot of Combate Americas 22. The event is set to take place this Friday, Sept.

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Foothills man arrested for allegedly shooting his wife

A Foothills man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after reportedly admitting to shooting his wife Wednesday night, according to the Yuma County Sheriff's Office. The man, identified as Mark Antonio Villicana, 40, made his initial appearance in Yuma Justice Court Thursday afternoon, where he was informed of the charge against him.

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Phoenix police seek public's help in locating suspect in wife's killing

Phoenix police seek public's help in locating suspect in wife's killing Cynthia Minor was found dead in a Phoenix apartment Sept. 6, police said.

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17-year-old girl dies in three-car collision in Phoenix

A 17-year-old girl died in a three-car collision when a Kia Optima ran a red light before colliding with two other cars, police said. 17-year-old girl dies in three-car collision in Phoenix A 17-year-old girl died in a three-car collision when a Kia Optima ran a red light before colliding with two other cars, police said.

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After fatal crash, Uber to expand its self-driving car research in Toronto

Raquel Urtasun is the chief scientist for Uber's Advanced Technologies Group, which is planning an expansion into Toronto. Months after a fatal crash involving one of its self-driving vehicles in Arizona, Uber is not only doubling down on its autonomous research efforts, but investing in a research hub uniquely positioned to reduce the likelihood of similar accidents in the future.

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Try these 10 Indian restaurants in Phoenix and get your curry fix

Try these 10 Indian restaurants in Phoenix and get your curry fix The chicken tikka at India Palace. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://azc.cc/2N8C6Ul INDIA PALACE: The chile shrimp is cooked with green chile, ginger, tomatoes, herbs and spices .

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In the Phoenix area, rapid evictions leave delinquent renters with almost no options

So much was at stake, but there was nowhere to sit. The courtroom's wooden pews couldn't hold them all.

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Aussie Madness: Death-Penalty Case in Phoenix Creates a Stir Down Under

Headlines scream across Australian tabloids and broadsheets about the lurid tale of the woman from Adelaide who is accused, along with her husband, an ex-Phoenix cop, of murdering his 7-year-old daughter, Sanaa. But it was the headline in one of the leading national papers, The Australian , that explains why the plight of Lisa and Germayne Cunningham has caught wildfire down under in the past week: The paper assigned one of its top reporters on the case, a woman who's won the country's most prestigious prizes for investigative reporting twice.

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Phoenix to Review 'Sound Cannon' Purchase Decision After New Times Article

Phoenix wants to take more time to research Long Range Acoustic Devices, sometimes called "sound cannons," before making any decisions on whether to buy two of them. The Public Safety and Veterans Subcommittee was originally scheduled to discuss the Phoenix Police Department's LRAD purchase request on September 12. The LRAD proposal was removed from the subcommittee agenda on Monday morning, City Council spokesperson Nickolas Valenzuela said.

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Smoke Rings: These Are the 10 Best Barbecue Joints in Metro Phoenix

When you eat barbecue, you should get poleaxed. You should feel like you have lived, died, and been reincarnated into a beautiful world.

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Couple charged in string of Phoenix-area 'Criss-Cross Bandits' robberies

Couple charged in string of Phoenix-area 'Criss-Cross Bandits' robberies Couple took turns robbing banks and credit unions in the Phoenix area, FBI alleges. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://azc.cc/2N85o5N A married couple has been charged with a string of nine Phoenix-area bank and credit union robberies, the FBI said Wednesday.

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US deaths from wildfire smoke could double in the next century,

The significant increased wildfire activity in Alaska in recent decades is associated with manmade and natural factors. A Climate Science Special Report estimates the risk of devastating wildfires in the state has likely risen by 33%-50% and is projected to increase fourfold by the end of 21st century.

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US deaths from wildfire smoke could double in the next century,

The significant increased wildfire activity in Alaska in recent decades is associated with manmade and natural factors. A Climate Science Special Report estimates the risk of devastating wildfires in the state has likely risen by 33%-50% and is projected to increase fourfold by the end of 21st century.

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Arizona Summit Law School students see delays in student loans for the fall semester

Nearly a month into the fall semester, Arizona Summit students say they are still awaiting approval on their federal student loans. Arizona Summit Law School students see delays in student loans for the fall semester Nearly a month into the fall semester, Arizona Summit students say they are still awaiting approval on their federal student loans.

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Time to Hit the Downtown Phoenix Urban Ale Trail

Wire*- Downtown Phoenix has changed a lot in recent years. Today, it's a thriving urban neighborhood.

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Creating Moments of Humanity

Like most big cities, the streets of Phoenix are a paradox in motion - burning hot during the day and cool at night; vibrant with business activity during working hours and sometimes quiet after closing. But, because of our perpetual sunshine and mostly non-weather conditions, there is one thing Copper City residents may encounter - the homeless.

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Arizona Restaurant's Fried Rattlesnake With A Side Of Vertebrae

This is a shot of the fried rattlesnake platter available from Rustler's Rooste in Phoenix, Arizona. Apparently rattlesnake is a common dish in the area *waits to be surprised, isn't* but this is a unique take on the dish on account that it's served with a side of deep fried rattlesnake vertebrae.

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Democrats' surge helps shatter turnout record in Arizona's primary election

More than 33 percent of registered voters cast a ballot in the Aug. 28 primary, with a big surge recorded among Democrats. Democrats' surge helps shatter turnout record in Arizona's primary election More than 33 percent of registered voters cast a ballot in the Aug. 28 primary, with a big surge recorded among Democrats.

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Boyfriend faces murder charge in death of 19-year-old Kiera Bergman

Kiera Bergman was reported missing on Aug. 4, and her body was discovered on Sept. 3 near State Route 85 and Hazen Road in the West Valley.

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At Poetic Soul, a Gathering Place for Phoenix Artists and Creatives

For all the people looking for a space to share or hear new ideas and art, Poetic Soul is the place to be. Citizens of Arizona can come to Stand Up Live every Wednesday from 7 to 11 p.m. for an open mic event that welcomes all forms of artistry.

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Trump's Proposed Emissions Rule Will Choke Efforts to Clean Polluted Phoenix Air

When Columba Sainz and her husband moved from Tucson to Phoenix in January, they took their two young daughters to the park across the street to play every day for up to two hours. About four months later, their elder child, who is 3 years old and also named Columba, started wheezing at night.

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10 Best Indian Restaurants in Metro Phoenix

You don't have to look far to find great Indian food. There are dozens of restaurants around the Valley that specialize in a range of Indian cooking styles, whether you're craving great Southern-style vegetarian dosa or Northern chaat .

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Chris Danowksi's New Book DOGSEAR Is His Fitting Farewell to Phoenix

Phoenix is a writer's city. Literature isn't an export we're known for, but quality wordsmiths abound in the Valley of the Sun.

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Scottsdale restaurant chain opens newest location in central Phoenix

A Scottsdale restaurant chain has opened its newest location along one of Phoenix's hottest culinary corridors.

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Shipping Containers in Phoenix Reflect a Sustainable and Versatile Culture

An array of colorful boxes arranged side by side and stacked flawlessly on top of each other like a Lego set. Their contents are filled with 90 percent of everything we buy - cheap t-shirts, new television sets, breakfast cereal, coal and bananas.

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4 Free Things to Do This Week in Metro Phoenix

You don't need money to try new things. This week you can watch Ballet Under the Stars, grow a green thumb at Conservation Workday, and watch the presentation "21 Days in Iran" for free.

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Paul McCartney to play Phoenix on June 26 in support of 'Egypt Station'

Paul McCartney will bring his Freshen Up Tour to Phoenix on June 26. It's his first Phoenix date since 2014. Paul McCartney to play Phoenix on June 26 in support of 'Egypt Station' Paul McCartney will bring his Freshen Up Tour to Phoenix on June 26. It's his first Phoenix date since 2014.

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Upward Projects Moving to Midtown Phoenix Landmark

Wire*- Beadle, Henry, and now, Sarmiento. Upward Projects portfolio of real estate, stacked with buildings from some of the most prolific mid century architects, will add yet another architectural unicorn to its mix with the lease of the Sarmiento-designed Phoenix Financial Center rotunda that will house their new HQ in February 2019.

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Activists Press Phoenix High School District to Eliminate Armed Personnel

When she enrolled at South Mountain High School, Ezelia Aros at first didn't pay much attention to the police officer on school grounds. Students had a rapport with the uniformed cop at the south Phoenix public school back then, Aros said.

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Heat killed a record number of people in Phoenix last year as days, nights grow warmer

Health officials say heat killed 172 people in the Phoenix area last year - a record for a second straight year. Heat killed a record number of people in Phoenix last year as days, nights grow warmer Health officials say heat killed 172 people in the Phoenix area last year - a record for a second straight year.

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The Phoenix Police Department Wants to Buy 'Sound Cannons'

The Phoenix Police Department wants to purchase two powerful loudspeakers that have been used by some law enforcement agencies as a sonic cannon to disperse protesters. The model of Long Range Acoustic Devices that Phoenix Police want to buy is capable of producing piercing noises reaching 154 decibels, louder than a jet engine.

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The Phoenix Police Department Wants to Buy 'Sound Cannons'

The Phoenix Police Department wants to purchase two powerful loudspeakers that have been used by some law enforcement agencies as a sonic cannon to disperse protesters. The model of Long Range Acoustic Devices that Phoenix Police want to buy is capable of producing piercing noises reaching 154 decibels, louder than a jet engine.

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Happy birthday! Gladly in Phoenix offers $1 chopped salad, other deals Sept. 10-15

The Gladly restaurant in Phoenix will offer five days of deals Sept. 10-15, including $1 Original Chopped Salad, half off cocktails and $1 oysters.

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'Serious injuries' reported in Phoenix shooting late Sunday

'Serious injuries' reported in Phoenix shooting late Sunday Police are investigating a shooting in Phoenix involving "serious" injuries. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://azc.cc/2oRM65M Readers can send news tips to azcentral.com via the newspaper's social media channels, email or by calling the office.

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Sales taxes in Arizona have mostly stabilized, though at high rates

Sales taxes in Arizona are relatively high, but the trend in recent years has been one of stability. Most larger cities in the state haven't changed their rates for more than a decade.

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American Airlines flight attendant told passenger to 'pee in a bag' after plane's toilets overflow

An American Airlines flight to Hawaii became a trip from hell when a flushed diaper caused the plane's toilets to overflow, forcing passengers to urinate in bags and bottles. On August 31, things got messy aboard flight 663 from Phoenix, Arizona, to Kona, Hawaii, NBC News 12 reports.

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Tattoos come and go, but comedian/hypnotist and ASU grad Flip Orley is always funny

Phoenix native and ASU grad Flip Orley, a comic hypnotist, returns to Tempe Improv for new shows, stories and tattoo work Tattoos come and go, but comedian/hypnotist and ASU grad Flip Orley is always funny Phoenix native and ASU grad Flip Orley, a comic hypnotist, returns to Tempe Improv for new shows, stories and tattoo work Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://azc.cc/2oPz34Y Some performers tend to shy away when they're not on stage. Comedian and hypnotist Flip Orley is the opposite: He enjoys meeting people who go to his shows, even hanging out with them during occasional happy hours that he'll set up.

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Teachers, parents take to streets in fight against Prop. 305

Teachers and parents took to the streets to urge voters to vote against a controversial expansion of the state school voucher program on the November ballot. Teachers, parents take to streets in fight against Prop.

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Man arrested at Sky Harbor, accused of trying to smuggle cocaine in checked bag

Man arrested at Sky Harbor, accused of trying to smuggle cocaine in checked bag Officials said Jason Bunts' flight had to briefly return to the gate for police to place him under arrest. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://azc.cc/2oS4RX5 A 45-year-old man was arrested at Sky Harbor Airport in Phoenix after he tried to smuggle more than 2 pounds of cocaine in a checked bag early Saturday, officials said.

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Don't stop believin': Def Leppard and Journey deliver the goods (and hits) in Phoenix

Journey and Def Leppard brought their co-headlining tour to Phoenix and had fans singing along to the hits while showing off some true guitar heroics. Don't stop believin': Def Leppard and Journey deliver the goods in Phoenix Journey and Def Leppard brought their co-headlining tour to Phoenix and had fans singing along to the hits while showing off some true guitar heroics.

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5 Neighborhood Mexican Gems in Metro Phoenix

Phoenix has some incredible Mexican restaurants. From Sonora all the way on down to Quintana Roo, you can find great Mexican food represented here.

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Upcoming concerts in Phoenix: Fall brings Twenty One Pilots, Jay-Z and Beyonce, Drake

Twenty One Pilots, Jay-Z and Beyonce, Drake, System of a Down, Justin Timberlake and Travis Scott are among the biggest fall concerts in Phoenix. Upcoming concerts in Phoenix: Fall brings Twenty One Pilots, Jay-Z and Beyonce, Drake Twenty One Pilots, Jay-Z and Beyonce, Drake, System of a Down, Justin Timberlake and Travis Scott are among the biggest fall concerts in Phoenix.

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Lauren Hillery of The Edisons Is All About Community and Collaborations

In Pound for the Sound, Phoenix New Times gets technical with local music community members about what "gear" they use to create their signature "tones" in our community. Lauren Hillery, keyboard player and background vocalist for the Edisons , is a Phoenix native and a virtuoso on the keys.

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Man charged with shooting Phoenix police officer during traffic stop

Man charged with shooting Phoenix police officer during traffic stop Phoenix police officer Adrian Cruz was released from the hospital on Aug. 23. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://azc.cc/2MahENA The 41-year-old man accused of shooting and critically wounding a Phoenix police officer during a traffic stop in August has been charged with murder. According to court documents, Brett Aaron Knudsen told police he shot officer Adrian Cruz, 27, "during a moment of insanity."

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Republicans couldn't vote for hours at one Phoenix polling place during primary election

Republicans couldn't vote for hours at one Phoenix polling place during primary election During Maricopa County's primary election, one polling place did not have any Republican ballots available until after noon. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://azc.cc/2MXcZnt Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes speaks about the Board of Supervisors's decision to not extend the polling hours after voting issues.

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Firefighter hurt battling Sun City house fire

A firefighter has been taken to the hospital after being injured while battling a house fire in Sun City Friday afternoon.

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Local music picks: Gin Blossoms, Phoenix Afrobeat Orchestra, the Bellwethers, Wyves, Holy Fawn

Gin Blossoms, Phoenix Afrobeat Orchestra, Bellwethers, Holy Fawn, Wyves, House of Stairs and Weird Radicals are among our monthly local music picks. Local music picks: Gin Blossoms, Phoenix Afrobeat Orchestra, the Bellwethers, Wyves, Holy Fawn Gin Blossoms, Phoenix Afrobeat Orchestra, Bellwethers, Holy Fawn, Wyves, House of Stairs and Weird Radicals are among our monthly local music picks.

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Phoenix adds new direct flights for those looking to escape the cold

American Airlines Inc. is making it easier for people from the Midwest to escape to Phoenix during the winter.

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PD: Toddler ingests Percocet, parents arrested

Phoenix police say that on August 26 they responded to a home near 7th Street and Camelback Road, after learning a 19-month-old child ingested Percocet. The boy was taken to Phoenix Children's Hospital where it was determined that he had opiates and amphetamines in his system.

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Arrest made in beating of Phoenix woman during home invasion robbery

A man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of severely beating of a 74-year-old woman in her bed during a robbery earlier this week. Arrest made in beating of Phoenix woman during home invasion robbery A man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of severely beating of a 74-year-old woman in her bed during a robbery earlier this week.

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4 Things You Need to Know About the Phoenix Food Scene

With the beginning of cooler weather, the Valley's food scene has started to heat up. August went out with a bang.

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The Best Things to Do in Metro Phoenix This Weekend

Don't be lame. This weekend you can have a bitchin' time at '90s Bar Crawl, support your scene at Live and Local Fridays, or watch the carnage of Party Hard Wrestling.

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Phoenix Chorale Performs Mid-Century Modern, 10/26

For centuries, choral music has incorporated the ideas, sounds, and texts of our modern lives. On October 26-28 the Phoenix Chorale offers a creative twist on the concept of Mid-Century Modern with music from the middle 20th and 19th centuries, led by Artistic Director finalist James K. Bass.

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Suspected sex-offender arrested after barricading himself in Phoenix home

A man wanted on multiple charges including crimes against a child was arrested after barricading himself in a Phoenix home Wednesday night. Suspected sex-offender arrested after barricading himself in Phoenix home A man wanted on multiple charges including crimes against a child was arrested after barricading himself in a Phoenix home Wednesday night.

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Photos of biggest upcoming fall 2018 concerts in Phoenix

Photos of biggest upcoming fall 2018 concerts in Phoenix O.A.R performs at McDowell Mountain Music Festival on March. 4, 2018 at Margaret T. Hance Park.

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12 Places to Find Loaded Fries in Metro Phoenix

There's nothing more hedonistic than a mess load of crazy fries. It's already French fries, and now we're going to load them up with savory meats, oozing cheese, gobs of sauce, and who knows what else.

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Phoenix Artist Thomas "Breeze" Marcus Launches New Mural Project

Thomas "Breeze" Marcus is curating a new mural initiative, which will engage local and international artists in creating high-quality artworks around metro Phoenix. The first project, called Mural Exchange Vol.

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Phoenix community has big plans for Horse Lovers Park

Phoenix community has big plans for Horse Lovers Park Community groups hope to renovate and improve Horse Lovers Park, the 50-acre equestrian park in northeast Phoenix. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://azc.cc/2MS68vv A group of equestrians and community members has big plans to expand and improve the 50-acre Horse Lovers Park in northeast Phoenix.

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See which Phoenix-area restaurants opened and closed in August

At least 26 new restaurants opened in metro Phoenix during August, according to company announcements, media reports and Phoenix Business Journal research.

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Man sentenced to federal prison in Phoenix child porn case

Man sentenced to federal prison in Phoenix child porn case A former Phoenix man has been sentenced to more than five years in federal prison for possessing child pornography. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://azc.cc/2MTMTBR Court documents say police executed a search warrant last year at the home of 71-year-old David Maclean, of Swanzey, New Hampshire.

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Mother killed in Amber Alert case had order of protection against boys' father

Two and a half months after filing the order of protection, a pregnant Nuez and her roommate were shot dead in their home, and her two boys have gone missing. Oralia Nunez was one of the two victims in a homicide this past weekend in Phoenix.

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Missing 19-year-old Kiera Bergman found dead Monday, officials say

Officials said they located the body of missing 19-year-old Kiera Bergman Monday. Bergman was last seen on Aug. 4. Missing 19-year-old Kiera Bergman found dead Monday, officials say Officials said they located the body of missing 19-year-old Kiera Bergman Monday.

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How to register to vote in Arizona's November election - don't get left out

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Missing Teen Kiera Bergman Found Dead in Remote Area in Arizona: Police

Kiera Bergman , the 19-year-old who has been missing in Arizona for just over a month, has been found dead, officials confirmed Wednesday. Her remains were discovered in a remote area Monday, according to The Arizona Republic .

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Bergman's body found near Wilson's body

One month after the teen's disappearance, Kiera Bergman's family is holding on to hope. ABC15's Danielle Lerner has the story.

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Andrew W.K. - "You're Not Alone" Video

In March, Andrew W.K. released his new album, You're Not Alone , and today, he releases a video for the album's title track. That is why why we are here, and as such, that is where we'll start.

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With some races too close to call, here's when Arizona election results will be final

Those watching the still-too-close-to-call Republican race for superintendent of public instruction will have to wait a little longer. With some races too close to call, here's when Arizona election results will be final Those watching the still-too-close-to-call Republican race for superintendent of public instruction will have to wait a little longer.

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Kyl, who once criticized Trump's 'boorish' style, stands by...

Then Sen. Jon Kyl, a Republican from Arizona, speaks at an American Bankers Association conference in Washington on April 1, 2009. Then Sen. Jon Kyl, a Republican from Arizona, speaks at an American Bankers Association conference in Washington on April 1, 2009.

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Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Phoenix home for sale for $12.9M

In 2012, it was spared from demolition and has been offered for sale in September 2018. . File-This undated file photo shows the entrance to an alley known as Cooper Court, a homeless camp in Boise, Idaho.

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FBI, Phoenix-area police step up effort to discourage hoax threats

Arizona officials are reminding the public that there are major consequences for posting hoax threats to schools and other public places in Arizona. FBI, Phoenix-area police step up effort to discourage hoax threats Arizona officials are reminding the public that there are major consequences for posting hoax threats to schools and other public places in Arizona.

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Former senator to replace McCain, at least until January

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4 Free Things to Do This Week in Metro Phoenix

Need free plans? This week you can check out the art at the Second Saturday Arts Market, learn about hate in America at Changing Hands, or dance the night away at Phreekn First Fridaze. For more things to do, visit "Horse Crazy Artist Exhibit" Move over, cats of Instagram - horse lovers need their animal fix, too.

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Now Open: A Latin Cocktail Concept From the UnderTow and Counter Intuitive Team

The newest cocktail bar from Barter & Shake, founded by Jason Asher and Rich Furnari, comes from an old one. Craft cocktail wonks may recall an old theme at Counter Intuitive, the Barter & Shake staple in Old Town, called Pablo Picasso's Secret Trip to Cuba.

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Now Open: A Latin Cocktail Concept From the UnderTow and Counter Intuitive Team

The newest cocktail bar from Barter & Shake, founded by Jason Asher and Rich Furnari, comes from an old one. Craft cocktail wonks may recall an old theme at Counter Intuitive, the Barter & Shake staple in Old Town, called Pablo Picasso's Secret Trip to Cuba.

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Arizona Diamondbacks partner buys Paradise Valley house, Carson Palmer sells one

Tennis courts, billiards rooms with pubs and water slides are among the luxurious features in this week's most expensive house sales in metro Phoenix. Arizona Diamondbacks partner buys Paradise Valley house, Carson Palmer sells one Tennis courts, billiards rooms with pubs and water slides are among the luxurious features in this week's most expensive house sales in metro Phoenix.

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Arizona monsoon 2018: Is the rainy season ending?

Arizona saw a busy, wet month in August but the monsoon pattern could be coming to an end soon. There is still hope for rain in September though.

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The dangers of stress in Phoenix even if we're all suffering from it

Stress is dangerous, any way you look at it. Today, people throw the term around so loosely, it doesn't get taken as seriously as it should.

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Controversial Phoenix Frank Lloyd Wright house for sale: $12.95M

The controversial Frank Lloyd Wright spiral home designed for his son David in Phoenix's Arcadia neighborhood is for sale for $12.95 million. Controversial Phoenix Frank Lloyd Wright house for sale: $12.95M The controversial Frank Lloyd Wright spiral home designed for his son David in Phoenix's Arcadia neighborhood is for sale for $12.95 million.

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Search continues for 2 missing Phoenix boys; father wanted in double murder

An Amber alert is still in effect for two boys missing since Saturday after their father became the main suspect in a double murder in Phoenix. Search continues for 2 missing Phoenix boys; father wanted in double murder An Amber alert is still in effect for two boys missing since Saturday after their father became the main suspect in a double murder in Phoenix.

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Malik to face Schweikert in AZ Congress race

Democrat Anita Malik will face Republican incumbent Rep. David Schweikert in November in Arizona's 6th Congressional District in metro Phoenix. Malik defeated Heather Ross by 2,200 votes in the Aug. 28 primary election according to unofficial results awaiting canvasses by Maricopa County and state officials, while Garrick McFadden trailed in the three-way race.

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10 Things People From Phoenix Need to Stop Complaining About

Have you ever been to another city? The drivers suck there, too. We're not special.

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At 98, Phoenix physician decides it's finally time to retire

"My parents always told me it's better to wear out than rust out," said Dr. C. Dale Collins, who moved to Arizona in 1988 to retire, but got bored. At 98, Phoenix physician decides it's finally time to retire "My parents always told me it's better to wear out than rust out," said Dr. C. Dale Collins, who moved to Arizona in 1988 to retire, but got bored.

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New restaurants in Phoenix in August give us pizza, tamales, shipping container dining

Ghost Ranch, Giordano's and Filiberto's are among 23 restaurants that opened in Phoenix in August. But we lost Donovan's and DeSoto Central Market.

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Victorian mansion has always been at Phoenix's political forefront

The Rosson House, one of Phoenix's most famous historic homes, has been intertwined with politics during its 122-year existence. Victorian mansion has always been at Phoenix's political forefront The Rosson House, one of Phoenix's most famous historic homes, has been intertwined with politics during its 122-year existence.

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YMPO backs studies on bike safety, traffic

The Yuma Metropolitan Planning Organization's executive board approved moving forward Thursday on two regional planning studies, including a long-awaited one on bicycle and pedestrian safety. The YMPO Technical Advisory Committee, a group of top city and county staffers, recommended vendors for the bicycle-pedestrian analysis and a traffic counts study, which were approved by the board 6-0.

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Fun, funky vintage and antique store opens

Phoenix residents Lynn Davis and Jennifer Iverson have taken their longtime passion for antiques and shopping, as well as three storage units full of their finds, and have opened a brick-and-mortar store called JavaTique at 1305 E. Northern Ave. This family-owned and operated vintage, antiques and collectibles store is ready to meet your needs. Don't see the piece you are looking for? Describe it and they will give their best effort to track it down.

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Phoenix Veterans Affairs Center flooded with flowers after Sen. John McCain's death

The flowers were donated in honor of Sen. John McCain, per instructions left on his official website after his death. Phoenix Veterans Affairs Center flooded with flowers after Sen. John McCain's death The flowers were donated in honor of Sen. John McCain, per instructions left on his official website after his death.

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Couple arrested after toddler ingested drugs including meth, fentanyl and Oxycodone

A mother and her boyfriend have been arrested after their toddler son ingested fentanyl, methamphetamine, amphetamine, Oxycodone and opiates. The toddler also suffered burns, possibly from a torch used to smoke meth.

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23 new Phoenix restaurants opened in August, including Ghost Ranch and The Churchill

Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://azc.cc/2wDGy2v LA MADELEINE COUNTRY FRENCH CAFE: The newest location of the Dallas-based French cafe opened in the Luhrs Building in downtown Phoenix, serving breakfast and lunch. The menu includes omelets and crepes, salads, sandwiches, pastas, entrees and pastries.

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XCP celebrates its 75th Anniversary

This archival photo from the early 1950s shows two of Xavier High School's students, excited to point out that their new campus is about to start construction. The school was originally located in two classrooms at Brophy High School.

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Amber Alert issued for boys abducted from Phoenix

Tucson News Now - An Amber Alert was issued Saturday, Sept. 1, for two young Phoenix boys who were allegedly abducted by their father.

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The 30 Best Concerts in Phoenix in September 2018

You've waited patiently and now the moment you've waited for is finally here. We're sliding into September, the month when the end of summer is on the horizon and tons of big shows are on the concert calendar.

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The 15 Best Labor Day Weekend 2018 Parties in Phoenix

There are a few activities that are the hallmark of every Labor Day weekend, such as parades, barbecues, staycation specials at resorts, and fun runs. Oh yeah, there are also pool parties.

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September 1 doesn't mark the end of 100-degree heat in Phoenix

As temperatures cool down, Labor Day celebrations commence and the end of summer nears, Arizona will continue to battle 100-degree heat. September 1 doesn't mark the end of 100-degree heat in Phoenix As temperatures cool down, Labor Day celebrations commence and the end of summer nears, Arizona will continue to battle 100-degree heat.

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The Five Most Important Metro Phoenix Restaurants of the Past Five Years

Food & Wine magazine recently published a list called "The 40 Most Important Restaurants of the Past 40 Years." No Arizona restaurants made the cut - not even Pizzeria Bianco.

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'American Ninja Warrior' spurs ninja training in Phoenix

In the nine years since the television show first aired, ninja-warrior gyms have popped up in 43 states. Arizona has three.

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10 Nerdy Things to Do This September in Metro Phoenix

September starts strong in the Valley's nerd world, as Labor Day weekend carries events like Saboten Con at the Sheraton Grand Phoenix Downtown and CoKoCon at Doubletree by Hilton Phoenix North into our ninth month. But the remainder of September is still teeming with fun indoor, and a little bit of outdoor now, events like sci-fi and superhero movie screenings, special exhibits, and story times.

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BoSa Donuts plans downtown Phoenix expansion

The chain, which serves breakfast and lunch food with a range of drinks, already has 22 Arizona locations, many in the East Valley. BoSa Donuts plans downtown Phoenix expansion The chain, which serves breakfast and lunch food with a range of drinks, already has 22 Arizona locations, many in the East Valley.

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78 migrants arrested in ICE operation in Arizona, 19 in Phoenix drop house bust

ICE releases Arizona immigrant arrest statistics during week-long operation. Announces the bust of a NW Phoenix drop house with smuggled immigrants.

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First look: The Churchill shipping container brings restaurants, shops, diversity to downtown Phoenix

First look: The Churchill shipping container brings restaurants, shops, diversity to downtown Phoenix The Churchill in downtown Phoenix features 10 locally owned restaurants, bars and shops inside 20 repurposed shipping containers. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://azc.cc/2wA3sYy Now open at First and Garfield streets in downtown Phoenix, the Churchill features 10 locally owned restaurants, bars and shops inside 20 repurposed shipping containers.

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Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run accident in Phoenix

Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run accident in Phoenix A woman was killed in a hit-and-run accident in Glendale early Friday morning, officials said. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://azc.cc/2LLXcTf Readers can send news tips to azcentral.com via the newspaper's social media channels, email or by calling the office.

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Police seek help in solving 2017 Phoenix murder

On November 10, 2017, about 1 p.m. Michael Vasquez age, 38 was found deceased in an alley near 35th Avenue and Camelback Road.

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Here Are The 2018 Phoenix Mayor's Arts Awards Finalists

Phoenix Center for the Arts has announced the finalists for this year's Phoenix Mayor's Arts Awards. The awards are presented annually by the Phoenix mayor, along with the center.

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John McCain remembered as hero, fighter and joker

Senator John McCain was remembered as a "true American hero" and a terrible driver with a wicked sense of humour at a crowded church service that ended with the playing of Frank Sinatra's My Way. Addressing an estimated 3,500 mourners, former vice president Joe Biden recalled "the sheer joy that crossed his face when he knew he was about to take the stage of the Senate floor and start a fight".

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John McCain remembered as hero, fighter and joker

Senator John McCain was remembered as a "true American hero" and a terrible driver with a wicked sense of humour at a crowded church service that ended with the playing of Frank Sinatra's My Way. Addressing an estimated 3,500 mourners, former vice president Joe Biden recalled "the sheer joy that crossed his face when he knew he was about to take the stage of the Senate floor and start a fight".

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Some metro Phoenix cities buy a lot on Amazon, but there's push-back in Tempe

Tempe isn't the only Phoenix-area city buying at Amazon. Mesa spent more than $300,000 and Glendale spent about $113,000 last fiscal year.

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The 10 Best Theme Restaurants in Metro Phoenix

Arizona restaurants are trying to demonstrate that theme restaurants aren't just for kids, and they're succeeding. These establishments bring entertainment and delicious eats to customers of all ages and interests.

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John McCain's real-estate legacy in metro Phoenix and beyond

Sen. John McCain was a trailblazer in many ways, including where he lived in metro Phoenix and his vision for the Valley's growth John McCain's real-estate legacy in metro Phoenix and beyond Sen. John McCain was a trailblazer in many ways, including where he lived in metro Phoenix and his vision for the Valley's growth Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://azc.cc/2wCc8Oe Plans from 1986 for the remodeling of John and Cindy McCain's home in north-central Phoenix, which was Cindy's family home. Plans from 1986 for the remodeling of John and Cindy McCain's home in north-central Phoenix, which was Cindy's family home.

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Arizona group advocates on behalf of undocumented LGBTI immigrants

An Arizona organization that advocates on behalf of undocumented LGBTI immigrants says more of their clients are living in fear because of President Trump's "zero tolerance" immigration policy. Trans Queer Pueblo, which operates out of a small house in Phoenix's Garfield neighborhood, runs a monthly clinic that offers health care to undocumented LGBTI migrants.

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PETA asks Maine for permission to honor dead lobsters with a big roadside gravestone

The gravestone would read "In Memory of the Lobsters Who Suffered and Died at This Spot" and urge people to "Try Vegan." PETA asks Maine for permission to honor dead lobsters with a big roadside gravestone The gravestone would read "In Memory of the Lobsters Who Suffered and Died at This Spot" and urge people to "Try Vegan."

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'No survivors': Fire kills 10 kids who were asleep at a slumber party

Victims of the Sunday fire in Chicago's Little Village ranged in age from three months old to teenagers. The home had no working smoke detectors.

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Activists decry Phoenix police shootings as 'epidemic of violence'

Activists decry Phoenix police shootings as 'epidemic of violence' Demonstrators gathered outside Phoenix City Council Chambers to protest the spiking number of police shootings in the city. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://azc.cc/2okKK3d Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams talks about the recent shooting of a Phoenix police officer, as well as the rise in police-involved shootings.

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Activists launch recall campaign of Phoenix Councilman Michael Nowakowski

Activists launch recall campaign of Phoenix Councilman Michael Nowakowski The Urban Phoenix Project political action committee has launched a recall campaign of Phoenix Councilman Michael Nowakowski. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://azc.cc/2wxfRMT Michael Nowakowski was first elected to the Phoenix City Council in November 2007 and was sworn in to office in 2008.

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Voters exit a polling station on primary election day Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, in Phoenix.

More than 200 polling places were not working Tuesday morning for Arizona's primary election. Officials say a contractor hired to set up voting machines in the Phoenix area failed to send enough technicians.

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Even Democrats wait in the Phoenix heat to say goodbye to McCain

A veteran salutes the casket of Sen. John McCain at the Arizona state Capitol in Phoenix on Wednesday. Cindy McCain pressed her face against the flag-draped casket of her husband, U.S. Sen. John McCain, on Wednesday and several of his children sobbed during the first of two services for the statesman and former prisoner of war before he is taken for the last time from the state he represented since the 1980s.

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Searching for the Flavors of Sicily in a Modern Phoenix Bakeshop

The greatest cake in the world might be cassata. Shelled in marzipan, decked with candied fruit, and filled with cannoli cream, cassata is the old, festival spirit of the Italian South in pastry form.

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The Latest: Vets line up to honor Sen. John McCain

In this Oct. 25, 2017, file photo, Senate Armed Services Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz., pauses before speaking to reporters during a meeting of the National Defense Authorization Act conferees, on Capitol Hill in Washington. McCain's body lies in state Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, at the Capitol in Arizona, his home state.

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5 key takeaways from Arizona's primary election

Women candidates are on the upswing, and so is Democratic voter participation, among other key lessons from Tuesday's primary election. 5 key takeaways from Arizona's primary election Women candidates are on the upswing, and so is Democratic voter participation, among other key lessons from Tuesday's primary election.

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McSally, Sinema to face for Arizona Senate seat

In her bid... . FILE - In this May 2, 2018 file photo, Arizona Republican U.S. Senate candidate Kelli Ward speaks to the media as she prepares to file her nominating petitions at the state Capitol in Phoenix.

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Martha McSally wins GOP nomination for Arizona's US Senate seat

Rep. Martha McSally won the Republican nomination for Arizona's U.S. Senate seat on Tuesday, setting up a November contest with Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema. Republicans picked the candidate backed by the party establishment and seen by analysts as the GOP's best chance at holding the open seat in what is shaping up to be a difficult election for the party.

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McSally, Sinema to face for Arizona Senate seat

Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., hugs a supporter at a Democratic campaign office on primary election day Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, in Phoenix. Sinema is seeking the current U.S. Senate seat occupied by outgoing Republican Sen. Jeff Flake, and will face the Republican primary winner of the race between Rep. Martha McSally, former state Sen. Kelli Ward, and former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, if Sinema wins the Democratic primary.

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Victim shot at Popeye's restaurant in Phoenix

Phoenix police said the incident happened at Central and Dunlap avenues at 4:15 p.m. on Tuesday. Air15 video showed police surrounding a Popeye's restaurant at that intersection.

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Dog that attacked bicyclist is shot by Phoenix police officer

A dog was shot by a Phoenix police officer early Tuesday morning after it attacked a bicyclist and charged at officers, officials said. Dog that attacked bicyclist is shot by Phoenix police officer A dog was shot by a Phoenix police officer early Tuesday morning after it attacked a bicyclist and charged at officers, officials said.

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Police identify man killed after aiming gun at officers in Phoenix

Authorities have released the name of a man who was shot and killed by police after he aimed a gun at officers while fleeing Sunday night. Police identify man killed after aiming gun at officers in Phoenix Authorities have released the name of a man who was shot and killed by police after he aimed a gun at officers while fleeing Sunday night.

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Arizona Primary Election: Five Down-Ballot Races to Watch on Tuesday

If you haven't cast a ballot yet, polling places and voting information can be found at the Secretary of State's elections portal . Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. The race to replace retiring Senator Jeff Flake has sucked up much of the oxygen.

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Tickets for 2018 Best of Phoenix A'Fare Available for Presale and We've Got the Code

Presale tickets for the 19th annual Best of Phoenix A'FARE go on sale at 10 a.m. today, Tuesday, August 28, Phoenix New Times announced this morning. The event will be held from 8 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, October 13, at The Van Buren in downtown Phoenix with VIP hour beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, August 31, at 10 a.m. at the same site.

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Five Places to Eat Fried Cheese Curds in Metro Phoenix

Usually brought to you in baskets, deep fried, and accompanied by a side of ranch, cheese curds can be irresistible. This piping hot appetizer or side also can be served deliciously cold as little pops of cheese.

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Safety, Income & Growth Completes Five New Ground Leases for Over $100 Million

Aug 27, 2018--Safety, Income & Growth Inc. , the leading company focused on ground leases, announced that over the past month it has completed five new ground lease investments with institutional partners and leasehold lenders for $105 million of committed capital in three major metro areas across three property types. SAFE's portfolio consists of more than $700 million of ground leases.

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Homes planned for former golf course in south Phoenix

A former golf course in south Phoenix will be the latest infill home development in the city, courtesy of Maracay Homes.

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Judge Rules Ex-Phoenix Cop, Wife Eligible for Death Penalty; Locks Them Up

A Maricopa County judge ruled Monday that a former Phoenix cop and his Australian wife are eligible for the death penalty and ordered them to jail without bond in the murder case of the former police officer's 7-year-old daughter. Sheriff's deputies cuffed the unemotional couple and led them out of sight into custody after an extraordinary two-day evidentiary hearing that tested the patience of the judge and previewed what a jury will hear if the case gets to trial.

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McCain's final statement: Americans have 'more in common'

McCain, 81, died at his ranch in Arizona after a yearlong battle with brain cancer. . Joe Gruber, of Anthem, Ariz., holds an American flag at an overpass along Interstate 17 as he and dozens of others wait for the procession with the hearse carrying the late Arizona Sen. John McCain, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018,... .

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Phoenix Artist Emily Costello Designs New Lucha Libre Lottery Tickets

Phoenix artist Emily Costello has created four new designs for the Arizona Lottery. Each features characters wearing masks associated with a form of freestyle wrestling called lucha libre.

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Republic West Remodeling Provides the Best Kitchen Remodeling Solutions in Phoenix

Republic West Remodeling is a leading home improvement and remodeling contractor that has been serving homeowners since 1995. The remodeling contractor follows stringent procedures to deliver the best-quality remodeling solutions to each of its clients.

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Republic West Remodeling Provides the Best Kitchen Remodeling Solutions in Phoenix

Republic West Remodeling is a leading home improvement and remodeling contractor that has been serving homeowners since 1995. The remodeling contractor follows stringent procedures to deliver the best-quality remodeling solutions to each of its clients.

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Ch. 13 weekend anchors moved to new weekday slot

His Chauncy Glover Project provides mentorships and scholarships for black teens.

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PD searching for missing 9-year-old in north PHX

Phoenix police are asking for the public's help locating a 9-year-old boy who hasn't been seen since Saturday afternoon. Greden Alan Phillips was last seen around noon at his home in the area of 20th Avenue and Cactus Road, officials said.

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Bush, Obama To Speak At McCain's Funeral

Flowers and personal items outside Senator John McCain's office in Phoenix as people pay their respects to the late Arizona senator. John McCain, the U.S. senator and war hero who died of brain cancer on August 25, will lie in state at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on August 31 followed by a memorial service the next day at the National Cathedral, officials say.

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The Latest: Pope: parents of gay kids shouldn't condemn them

Pope Francis is on a two-day visit to Ireland. . People wait for the arrival of Pope Francis in front of the Knock Shrine, in Knock, Ireland, Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018.

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Phoenix PD Suspects Foul Play in S.D. Teen's Disappearance

Kiera Bergman recently moved to Arizona and has been missing for more than two weeks. NBC 7's Ashley Matthews reports on what her father had to say.

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On Labor Day, head to these Phoenix restaurants for deals and discounts

On Labor Day, head to these Phoenix restaurants for deals and discounts Bruschetta at Rott N Grapes. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://azc.cc/2BOMBXJ ROTT N' GRAPES: Get $5 off your $25 bill or $10 off $50 on Sept.

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Homes to replace golf course next to Phoenix's South Mountain

A prime piece of Phoenix land, home to a golf course for decades and next to the biggest city park in the U.S., will soon sprout new houses Homes to replace golf course next to Phoenix's South Mountain A prime piece of Phoenix land, home to a golf course for decades and next to the biggest city park in the U.S., will soon sprout new houses Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://azc.cc/2BPNrUg South Mountain Park in Phoenix is the largest municipal park in the United States at nearly 17,000 acres. Zahira Ortega and Daniel Garcia, of Avondale, enjoy the view of the Valley from Dobbins Lookout.

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McCain's body arrives in Phoenix, crowd gathers to pay respects

Flags lowered to honor Republican Senator John McCain, who died at age 81 after battling brain cancer for more than a year; Alicia Acuna reports from Phoenix, Arizona. A hearse carrying the body of U.S. Sen. John McCain, who died Saturday after a year-long battle with brain cancer, arrived in uptown Phoenix on Saturday evening.

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2 arrested after woman killed in hit-and-run on I-10 near 67th Avenue in Phoenix

Officials said Jose Manuel Sapata Jr. and Paul Richard Portillo-Aleman were likely impaired at the time of the crash. 2 arrested after woman killed in hit-and-run on I-10 near 67th Avenue in Phoenix Officials said Jose Manuel Sapata Jr. and Paul Richard Portillo-Aleman were likely impaired at the time of the crash.

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John McCain funerals and tributes planned in Phoenix, Washington

John McCain funerals and tributes planned in Phoenix, Washington U.S. Sen. John McCain will be remembered with services in Phoenix and Washington, D.C. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://azc.cc/2BN0oy0 This is an undated file photo of Sen. John McCain, lying injured as a prisoner of war in North Vietnam. It was among 4,000 photos and documents given to a U.S. delegation by Hanoi.

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Storms hit north of Phoenix area; drier conditions on the way

Storms steered clear of the Valley Saturday afternoon, but areas on I-17 north of Phoenix got drenched in the latest round of the monsoon. Storms hit north of Phoenix area; drier conditions on the way Storms steered clear of the Valley Saturday afternoon, but areas on I-17 north of Phoenix got drenched in the latest round of the monsoon.

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Rod Stewart, Cyndi Lauper concert in Phoenix includes tributes to...

Rod Stewart and Cyndi Lauper's concert at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix included hits, a tribute to John McCain, sing-alongs and soccer balls. Rod Stewart, Cyndi Lauper concert in Phoenix includes tributes to John McCain, Aretha Franklin, soccer balls Rod Stewart and Cyndi Lauper's concert at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix included hits, a tribute to John McCain, sing-alongs and soccer balls.

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Arizona sees swell in number of African-American candidates

Kiana Maria Sears, middle, a Democrat who is running for the Arizona Corporation Commission, poses for a photo with Aleatheia Mason, left, and Betty Smith, right, during an African-American candidates forum Wednesday, Aug. ... . Democrat candidate for Arizona Corporation Commission Kiana Maria Sears, right, speaks to a voter at a African-American candidates forum Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, in Phoenix.

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5 New Spots for Comfort Food in Metro Phoenix

Cupcakes are out. Poke is in. One day, kale will be just another leaf. The food fad cycles are constantly spinning, bringing an endless stream of newfangled trends to the plates and minds of eaters.

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FBI: 'Wiggin' Out Bandit' responsible for a dozen Phoenix area bank robberies

FBI: 'Wiggin' Out Bandit' responsible for a dozen Phoenix area bank robberies Authorities say the man has worn multiple wigs and sunglasses as a disguise. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://azc.cc/2BFsH1n Readers can send news tips to azcentral.com via the newspaper's social media channels, email or by calling the office.

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Mayoral Candidate Daniel Valenzuela Failed to Mention Debt on Financial Disclosures

Mayoral candidate Daniel Valenzuela neglected to disclose outstanding debt owed in his name when he filed two recent public financial statements. In the first instance, Valenzuela listed no debts in a disclosure required to run for mayor.

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JSH Attorneys Win on Appeal from New Trial Order Entered Two Years After Defense Verdict

PHOENIX, AZ JSH attorneys Donald L. Myles, Jr., Lori Voepel, and Ashley Villaverde Halvorson, and Jennifer Anderson, prevailed in an appeal overturning a Rule 60 order that had set aside a defense verdict in a bad faith case, which was filed by an insured Plaintiff after her house and vehicles were destroyed by fire in 2009. Following a 24-day trial, the jury issued a verdict in the insurer's favor based on overwhelming evidence establishing that the insurer had acted reasonably: by initially denying Plaintiff's insurance claims ; and by not turning over to Plaintiff its internal fire investigator's preliminary C&O report and insurer's claim file until after privilege issues could be judicially resolved.

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Streets flood near 24th Street and Shea Boulevard in Phoenix

A monsoon storm on Aug. 23, 2018, brought heavy rain to Phoenix. It also caused some streets to flood near 24th Street and Shea Boulevard.

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The 10 Best Concerts in Phoenix This Weekend

Heads up Phoenix, it's going to be a weekend of big names and big concerts. Legends like Shakira, Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, and Rod Stewart will invade arenas and other enormous music venues over the next three nights, each likely to provide a memorable experience.

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15 Years Later, Do We Really Know Enough About the Scandals in the Diocese of Phoenix?

First was news from South America, where every bishop in Chile submitted his resignation as a result of covering up sexual abuse. Then news came out of Washington, D.C., where retired and now former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick was accused of sex crimes and payoffs to some of his victims.

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Downtown Phoenix restaurant makes PETA's best vegan seafood list

The downtown Phoenix eatery's medley of mock fish and shrimp is one of the nation's best seafood alternatives, PETA announced. Downtown Phoenix restaurant makes PETA's best vegan seafood list The downtown Phoenix eatery's medley of mock fish and shrimp is one of the nation's best seafood alternatives, PETA announced.

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28 Phoenix police shootings. Two used Tasers. Here's why that's not entirely surprising

Phoenix officers used Tasers in two of the first 28 incidents that ended in shootings this year. To some, that's alarming.

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Fugitive Ex-Owner of The Monocle Arrested in Seattle by U.S. Marshals

The fugitive convict sex offender who tried and failed to open The Monocle restaurant and bar in a historic downtown Phoenix house is behind bars again. U.S. Marshals arrested 33-year-old Arthur Bachelier late Wednesday afternoon in a Seattle sports bar, one week after Phoenix New Times reported he had fled justice.

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5 Great Deals for Dining and Drinking in Metro Phoenix This Labor Day

Labor Day means that you don't have to work, and that includes in the kitchen. The Phoenix area's many eateries are here to help you cast your worries aside with takeout deals, drink specials, and weekend-long pool parties featuring special holiday menus.

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Prosecutors Want Death Penalty for Ex-Phoenix Cop Accused of Killing Daughter

Maricopa County prosecutors will seek the death penalty Friday morning for a former Phoenix cop and his Australian wife in the abuse and death of his 7-year-old daughter, according to court filings. Germayne and Lisa Cunningham return to Superior Court to hear potentially fresh evidence that prosecutors say justifies their execution.

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Major storm moves into Phoenix area, flood advisory issued

Major storm moves into Phoenix area, flood advisory issued A monsoon storm brought more than an inch of rain to some areas of the Phoenix area. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://azc.cc/2LnniLU A major thunderstorm that began in the Northeast Valley moved quickly into Phoenix Thursday evening, dropped rainfall amounts above an inch in many areas, and flooded streets and washes.

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VIDEO: Truck trapped in flood waters in Phoenix

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued August 23 at 7:32PM MST expiring August 23 at 8:00PM MST in effect for: Maricopa, Pinal Flash Flood Warning issued August 23 at 7:25PM MST expiring August 23 at 9:00PM MST in effect for: Maricopa Flash Flood Warning issued August 23 at 7:17PM MST expiring August 23 at 7:45PM MST in effect for: Maricopa Flash Flood Warning issued August 23 at 6:41PM MST expiring August 23 at 9:15PM MST in effect for: Gila, Yavapai Areal Flood Advisory issued August 23 at 7:04PM MST expiring August 23 at 10:00PM MST in effect for: Maricopa, Pinal Flash Flood Warning issued August 23 at 7:03PM MST expiring August 24 at 3:00AM MST in effect for: Yavapai Areal Flood Advisory issued August 23 at 6:49PM MST expiring August 23 at 8:45PM MST in effect for: Maricopa Flash Flood Warning issued August 23 at 6:34PM MST expiring August 23 at 9:30PM MST in effect for: Gila, Maricopa, ... (more)

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Arizona Summit Law School locked out of its Phoenix offices for not paying rent

Arizona Summit Law School occupied several floors at One North Central in downtown Phoenix until they decided not to pay rent and were locked out. Arizona Summit Law School locked out of its Phoenix offices for not paying rent Arizona Summit Law School occupied several floors at One North Central in downtown Phoenix until they decided not to pay rent and were locked out.

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HVS Market Pulse: Greater Phoenix, AZ | By Michael Smithson

Following several years of strong RevPAR growth leading up to Super Bowl XLIX in 2015, growth in the Phoenix market has slowed somewhat. ADR growth was modest in 2016, as much of the market experienced a post-Super Bowl correction, but ADR rebounded in 2017.

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Shooter's World of Phoenix Hosting Apex Showcase

For those in the central valley area of Phoenix, Shooter's World is located at 3828 North 28th Avenue in Phoenix. This event is open to the public and Apex staff will be on-hand to answer questions and help customers pick the right kit for their pistols.

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Phoenix arts: 11 fall shows that appeal to Millennial audiences

Phoenix arts: 11 fall shows that appeal to Millennial audiences From tango opera to 'Ultracontemporary' fashion design, these fall shows in metro Phoenix are inclusive and socially aware. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://azc.cc/2o4zfgs "Dear Evan Hansen" runs from Nov. 27-Dec. 2, 2018, as part of ASU Gammage's Broadway Across America season.

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Ignite Phoenix Returns to Scottsdale - Here's What You Need to Know

What do Godzilla, PTSD, asteroids, and the tango have in common? They're somebody's passion, which is why they took center stage for the last Ignite Phoenix. It's a live event that gives locals the chance to share their passions with a curious crowd.

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Dead Sara Premiere ANYBODY Music Video

Los Angeles-based alternative rock band Dead Sara have premiered the music video for latest single "Anybody," off their Atlantic Records debut EP, Temporary Things Taking Up Space. The Cory James Bailey-directed visual premiered today via NYLON, who raved that "'Anybody' is the perfect adventuresome, end-of-summer anthem, and the visuals are a perfect match."

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Freshh 2.0 Fresh Groove

Freshh 2.0 from Richmond's Fresh Groove won a bronze medal at the 2018 World Hip Hop Dance Championships in Phoenix, Arizona. Photo: Susan Kong Freshh 2.0 from Richmond's Fresh Groove won a bronze medal at the 2018 World Hip Hop Dance Championships in Phoenix, Arizona.

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GOP seeks to flip Arizona US House seat; watchers doubtful

In this Feb. 1, 2016 file photo, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton speaks during a press conference outside the Arizona Capitol in Phoenix. Republicans hope the victor of a three-way primary will flip a Phoenix congressional district full of independent voters come November, but with the popular former mayor waiting, Democrats think they will keep it.

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Phoenix developing in key industry sectors

On August 15, Sharon Harper, president & CEO of Plaza Companies, spoke to attendees at the Greater Phoenix Chamber's Economic Development Insider Series.* During her presentation, Harper highlighted Plaza Companies' most recent and emerging development projects, and the economic impact they will have on Arizona. With offices in Peoria, Scottsdale, and Tucson, Plaza Companies is a full-service real estate firm specializing in the management, leasing, and development of medical office and commercial office properties, technology and bioscience facilities, mixed-use properties, and senior housing communities.

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Kitambi, Phoenix Zoo's beloved African lion, dies

Kitambi, Phoenix Zoo's beloved African lion, dies The 8-year-old male suffered from an infection in his leg, officials said. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://azc.cc/2o1ehPi You can't tell by its face, but this great horned owl is enjoying a cool shower from a zoo keeper on June 19, 2017, at the Phoenix Zoo.

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Supporters Pack Meeting About Murals in Historic Phoenix Neighborhoods

More than 200 community members showed up for Tuesday night's meeting about murals in historic neighborhoods. The August 21 meeting, held at Burton Barr Central Library , was convened by city officials in the aftermath of a May mural festival.

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Storm sweeps through East Valley, more expected in Phoenix area

Storm sweeps through East Valley, more expected in Phoenix area There is blowing dust and heavy thunder traveling through the East Valley. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://azc.cc/2o1bHZH A dust storm obscures the street as a car drives toward the Sunset Gas Station in Arizona on June 17, 1961.

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Sources: Trump planning post-primary trip to AZ

According to two sources familiar with the Trump Administration's plans, the president is looking to hold a rally in Phoenix after the state's August 28 primary. Trump, who has not endorsed a candidate in Arizona's contentious GOP primary between Rep. Martha McSally, Dr. Kelli Ward, and former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, was last in the state almost exactly one year ago.

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Kombucha couture: Phoenix-area designer looks to grow her own clothing

Kombucha couture: Phoenix-area designer looks to grow her own clothing Valley designer Galina Mihaleva uses fermented tea, known as kombucha, to grow biodegradable clothing. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://azc.cc/2w46EvR As Galina Mihaleva opens the door to a former teachers' lounge at the School of Art at Arizona State University, the pungent, sweet-and-sour aroma of fermenting tea assaults the senses.

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