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Phoenix communications provider acquires Midwestern telecom network firm

Phoenix-based Cable One Inc. is acquiring southern Illinois' leader in fiber optic-based telecommunications.

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Mexican Food Winners From Best of Phoenix 2018

From burros and to tacos and tamales, we've put together our choices of where to find some of the best Mexican dishes in the Valley. Call it a treasure map.

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Downtown Phoenix pub finds new home after closing this month

The Rose & Crown Pub has identified its new home after it moves out of the historic Heritage Square location on the east side of downtown Phoenix later this month.

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Taco Bell lover celebrates 106th birthday at fast food restaurant

Myrtis Jewel Painter was celebrating a very important milestone in Phoenix, Ariz., on Sunday – her 106th birthday. For such a special moment, Painter decided to hit up her favorite restaurant , the Tex Mex chain Taco Bell.

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David Benavidez To Stay Busy, Then Face Dirrell-Yildirim Winner

Unbeaten former 168-pound champion David Benavidez could return in March from a six-month suspension for a positive drug test of benzoylecgonine -- a main ingredient for cocaine. The 21-year-old has also been declared "Champion in recess," effectively stripped of his WBC crown, according to his promoter, Sampson Lewkowicz.

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David Benavidez To Stay Busy, Then Face Dirrell-Yildirim Winner

Unbeaten former 168-pound champion David Benavidez could return in March from a six-month suspension for a positive drug test of benzoylecgonine -- a main ingredient for cocaine. The 21-year-old has also been declared "Champion in recess," effectively stripped of his WBC crown, according to his promoter, Sampson Lewkowicz.

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The Rainbow Bridge Motel

After reserving their dream wedding package at Niagara Falls, Dean and Darren learn they've booked themselves in a run-down motor lodge sandwiched between two chemical plants run by some guy named Shibbawitz and a Burmese refugee family. Dean and Darren , a gay couple from Phoenix, Arizona, land in Niagra Falls to get married and spend a romantic weekend at the luxurious Rainbow Bridge Motel.

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The Rainbow Bridge Motel

After reserving their dream wedding package at Niagara Falls, Dean and Darren learn they've booked themselves in a run-down motor lodge sandwiched between two chemical plants run by some guy named Shibbawitz and a Burmese refugee family. Dean and Darren , a gay couple from Phoenix, Arizona, land in Niagra Falls to get married and spend a romantic weekend at the luxurious Rainbow Bridge Motel.

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Recorder Fontes: We will work through the weekend to reach every voter who needs a signature verified

As of Saturday afternoon, there were less than 4,000 ballots with signatures not yet cured, Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes said. Recorder Fontes: We will work through the weekend to reach every voter who needs a signature verified As of Saturday afternoon, there were less than 4,000 ballots with signatures not yet cured, Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes said.

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Recorder Fontes: We will work through the weekend to reach every voter who needs a signature verified

As of Saturday afternoon, there were less than 4,000 ballots with signatures not yet cured, Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes said. Recorder Fontes: We will work through the weekend to reach every voter who needs a signature verified As of Saturday afternoon, there were less than 4,000 ballots with signatures not yet cured, Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes said.

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Arizona is a top state for economic activity from tribal gaming, study says

Arizona's tribal-gaming operations generated $4.75 billion in total sales, fifth highest among the 28 states where they are situated. Arizona is a top state for economic activity from tribal gaming, study says Arizona's tribal-gaming operations generated $4.75 billion in total sales, fifth highest among the 28 states where they are situated.

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Arizona is a top state for economic activity from tribal gaming, study says

Arizona's tribal-gaming operations generated $4.75 billion in total sales, fifth highest among the 28 states where they are situated. Arizona is a top state for economic activity from tribal gaming, study says Arizona's tribal-gaming operations generated $4.75 billion in total sales, fifth highest among the 28 states where they are situated.

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Illumination AZ holiday light show expands to Tempe, lowers price

Illumination Symphony of Light was a hit last year in north Phoenix. This year it adds a Tempe location and lowers the price a bit.

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Illumination AZ holiday light show expands to Tempe, lowers price

Illumination Symphony of Light was a hit last year in north Phoenix. This year it adds a Tempe location and lowers the price a bit.

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Three Drinking Stories You'll Want to Read

Phoenix New Times has shown you a different kind of wine shop, a different way to use beer, and a different method of aging your brew. If you missed those stories the first time around, here's a chance to catch up on your reading ... and your drinking.

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Three Drinking Stories You'll Want to Read

Phoenix New Times has shown you a different kind of wine shop, a different way to use beer, and a different method of aging your brew. If you missed those stories the first time around, here's a chance to catch up on your reading ... and your drinking.

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Mesa police search for missing teen girl and her dog

Elizabeth Cain, 14, and her dog were last seen about 5 p.m. Friday in the area of Mesa Drive and First Street, according to Mesa Police Department. Mesa police search for missing teen girl and her dog Elizabeth Cain, 14, and her dog were last seen about 5 p.m. Friday in the area of Mesa Drive and First Street, according to Mesa Police Department.

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Mesa police search for missing teen girl and her dog

Elizabeth Cain, 14, and her dog were last seen about 5 p.m. Friday in the area of Mesa Drive and First Street, according to Mesa Police Department. Mesa police search for missing teen girl and her dog Elizabeth Cain, 14, and her dog were last seen about 5 p.m. Friday in the area of Mesa Drive and First Street, according to Mesa Police Department.

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Thanksgiving just isn't complete without dessert. Get yours at these Phoenix restaurants.

Thanksgiving pie and desserts at Phoenix restaurants Nearly a dozen Phoenix restaurants have pie and dessert for your Thanksgiving feast. Here's where to get it.

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Thanksgiving just isn't complete without dessert. Get yours at these Phoenix restaurants.

Thanksgiving pie and desserts at Phoenix restaurants Nearly a dozen Phoenix restaurants have pie and dessert for your Thanksgiving feast. Here's where to get it.

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Engineer Daniel Haskins' Projects Earn Awards

Two infrastructure improvement projects he managed for the city recently won prestigious awards for their excellence in management and administration, construction techniques and safety performance. Haskins joined the city in 2016 and, along with five others in his work group, manages various public works projects in the city.

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Lil Wayne, Cardi B Headlining Pot of Gold Music Festival 2019

Hip-hop fans of the Valley, get ready to get hyped. The Pot of Gold Music Festival just dropped the lineup for its 2019 edition, and it includes a huge array of blockbuster hip-hop artists.

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Lil Wayne, Cardi B Headlining Pot of Gold Music Festival 2019

Hip-hop fans of the Valley, get ready to get hyped. The Pot of Gold Music Festival just dropped the lineup for its 2019 edition, and it includes a huge array of blockbuster hip-hop artists.

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PD: Man killed by hit-and-run driver in PHX

Phoenix Police say a 31-year-old man was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver near East Palm Lane and North 44th Street in Phoenix early Saturday morning. According to police, Alexander Russel Siple was down on the road before being struck by a hit-and-run driver.

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PD: Man killed by hit-and-run driver in PHX

Phoenix Police say a 31-year-old man was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver near East Palm Lane and North 44th Street in Phoenix early Saturday morning. According to police, Alexander Russel Siple was down on the road before being struck by a hit-and-run driver.

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CBD Unleashed: Industry Soars as Feds Relax on Medicinal Marijuana Molecule

Though most of the country remains split on legalizing recreational cannabis, recent legislation has gotten us halfway there by legalizing cannabidiol at the national level. Congress passed the 2018 Farm Bill in June, which legalized industrial hemp in all 50 states and removed CBD from the Drug Enforcement Administration's drug schedule.

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CBD Unleashed: Industry Soars as Feds Relax on Medicinal Marijuana Molecule

Though most of the country remains split on legalizing recreational cannabis, recent legislation has gotten us halfway there by legalizing cannabidiol at the national level. Congress passed the 2018 Farm Bill in June, which legalized industrial hemp in all 50 states and removed CBD from the Drug Enforcement Administration's drug schedule.

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Phoenix man arrested less than two weeks after shooting death of man

Phoenix phoenix police arrested Christopher Wambach-Fields, 33, for the shooting death of 37-year-old Adelbert Yazzie on Oct. 28. Phoenix man arrested less than two weeks after shooting death of man Phoenix phoenix police arrested Christopher Wambach-Fields, 33, for the shooting death of 37-year-old Adelbert Yazzie on Oct. 28. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/phoenix/2018/11/09/christopher-wambach-fields-suspected-killing-adelbert-yazzie/1948608002/ Readers can send news tips to azcentral.com via the newspaper's social media channels, email or by calling the office. Phoenix police arrested Christopher Wambach-Fields, 33, on Thursday for the fatal shooting of 37-year-old Adelbert Yazzie.

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Phoenix man arrested less than two weeks after shooting death of man

Phoenix phoenix police arrested Christopher Wambach-Fields, 33, for the shooting death of 37-year-old Adelbert Yazzie on Oct. 28. Phoenix man arrested less than two weeks after shooting death of man Phoenix phoenix police arrested Christopher Wambach-Fields, 33, for the shooting death of 37-year-old Adelbert Yazzie on Oct. 28. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/phoenix/2018/11/09/christopher-wambach-fields-suspected-killing-adelbert-yazzie/1948608002/ Readers can send news tips to azcentral.com via the newspaper's social media channels, email or by calling the office. Phoenix police arrested Christopher Wambach-Fields, 33, on Thursday for the fatal shooting of 37-year-old Adelbert Yazzie.

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The 12 Best Concerts in Phoenix This Weekend

Welcome to the heart of the fall festival season in Phoenix. No less than eight different arts and cultural extravaganzas will be taking place this around the Valley, including several music fests.

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The 12 Best Concerts in Phoenix This Weekend

Welcome to the heart of the fall festival season in Phoenix. No less than eight different arts and cultural extravaganzas will be taking place this around the Valley, including several music fests.

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15 Options for Thanksgiving 2018 Dining and To-Go Orders in Metro Phoenix

Poor Thanksgiving, all but forgotten while sandwiched between the mega holidays. But there's a way we can fight back - partaking in the many Thanksgiving dining options and to-go bundles happening throughout metro Phoenix on that very special Thursday of eating.

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15 Options for Thanksgiving 2018 Dining and To-Go Orders in Metro Phoenix

Poor Thanksgiving, all but forgotten while sandwiched between the mega holidays. But there's a way we can fight back - partaking in the many Thanksgiving dining options and to-go bundles happening throughout metro Phoenix on that very special Thursday of eating.

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The Latest: Sinema pads narrow lead in tight Senate race

A worker prepares volunteers to verify ballots at the Maricopa County Recorder's Office Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, in Phoenix. There are several races too close to call in Arizona, especially the Senate race between Democratic candidate Kyrsten Sinema and Republican candidate Martha McSally.

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The Latest: Sinema pads narrow lead in tight Senate race

A worker prepares volunteers to verify ballots at the Maricopa County Recorder's Office Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, in Phoenix. There are several races too close to call in Arizona, especially the Senate race between Democratic candidate Kyrsten Sinema and Republican candidate Martha McSally.

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The Rose & Crown Pub to move to new home in downtown Phoenix on Jan. 1

After more than 10 years at Heritage Square, Rose & Crown is not reopening after Thanksgiving, but the pub is reopening on Jan. 1 in downtown Phoenix. The Rose & Crown Pub to move to new home in downtown Phoenix on Jan. 1 After more than 10 years at Heritage Square, Rose & Crown is not reopening after Thanksgiving, but the pub is reopening on Jan. 1 in downtown Phoenix.

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Chris Pratt and Anna Faris make a very a conscious uncouplinga divorce move

Actors Chris Pratt and Anna Faris attend the Maxim Party with Johnnie Walker, Timex, Dodge, Hugo Boss, Dos Equis, Buffalo Jeans, Tabasco and popchips on January 31, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. Gwyneth Paltrow once acknowledged that "conscious uncoupling" is a "dorky term," even though she and her ex-husband Chris Martin successfully practiced it following their divorce by staying in each other's lives and actively co-parenting their two children.

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FORM Arcosanti Returns for 2019 With Lower Ticket Prices

The sixth annual edition of the unique music festival, which takes place at the experimental community of Arcosanti just 70 miles north of Phoenix, has been announced for May 10 to 12, 2019. This year, organizers want to to increase accessibility to the Phoenix community with lower ticket prices and shuttle options.

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Phoenix approves powerful, controversial $95K LRAD speaker

In a seven-to-one vote, the council approved the purchase of the Long Range Acoustic Device and a policy on the sound instrument. Phoenix approves powerful, controversial $95K LRAD speaker In a seven-to-one vote, the council approved the purchase of the Long Range Acoustic Device and a policy on the sound instrument.

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Lease woes force Waffle Love AZ to close Gilbert restaurant, but food truck stays open

Waffle Love AZ serves specialty Belgian-style waffles. The Gilbert restaurant is closing Nov. 17, but the food truck will stay in business.

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A Complete Guide to the 2018 Grand Avenue Festival in Phoenix

The Grand Avenue Festival is a chance to explore eclectic offerings in one of the city's most vibrant creative enclaves. The 2018 festival takes place from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, November 11, along several blocks of a historic, diagonal stretch of Grand Avenue between the I-10 overpass and Van Buren Street.

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Former Arizona correctional officer found guilty of abusive sexual contact with inmate

Former correctional officer Darrell E. McCoy, 51, was found guilty of two counts of abusive sexual contact with an inmate under his supervision. Former Arizona correctional officer found guilty of abusive sexual contact with inmate Former correctional officer Darrell E. McCoy, 51, was found guilty of two counts of abusive sexual contact with an inmate under his supervision.

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Anatomy of Two Murders, Part II: Did Salim Richards Know His Killer?

Thirty-six-year-old Cleophus Cooksey Jr. is accused of eight murders and suspected of a ninth. Two of the shooting deaths attributed to Cooksey stand out.

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Sleep Signals Announce Tour with Atreyu, Memphis May Fire, and Ice Nine Kills

Minneapolis, MN-based rockers Sleep Signals have announced that they will return to the road on the In Our Wake Tour, with Atreyu, Memphis May Fire and Ice Nine Kills, which begins November 9th in Phoenix, Arizona and concludes on December 13th. Minneapolis hard rock quintet, Sleep Signals, have garnered a dedicated following through relentless touring, their explosive live performances, and their ability to blend catchy hooks with their high-energy songwriting style.

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The Mom's Guide to Phoenix

Temperatures have finally dropped here in Phoenix, so it's the perfect time to visit Arizona's capital with the whole family. Throw open those hotel windows, hit the parks, and really enjoy everything on offer here in the Valley of the Sun .

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Here's Your Guide to Canal Convergence 2018 in Scottsdale

An impressive roster of local and international artists will fill the Scottsdale Waterfront with visual and performance art inspired by the marriage of water and light during this month's Canal Convergence. Presented by Scottsdale Public Art, the 10-day event promises a wealth of outdoor arts experiences, including live music, dance, poetry, and large-scale art installations.

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Can't get your kids off their devices? These automatic kill switches can help

Conflict around screen time limits are taking a massive toll on families and new apps and hardware have sprung up to try and address this pain-point. ABC News asked the Sargent family of Phoenix, Arizona, to try a leading product in the device control and monitoring space called Circle with Disney.

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Dear Phoenix: You Should Be Drinking Barrel-Aged Beer

Beer is best fresh. If you drink an IPA the day it is bottled or canned, it will be at its peak.

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Motorcyclist dies in collision with truck in Phoenix

A collision involving a motorcycle and a truck left one person dead Tuesday at 7900 N. Black Canyon Highway, on the southbound access road. Motorcyclist dies in collision with truck in Phoenix A collision involving a motorcycle and a truck left one person dead Tuesday at 7900 N. Black Canyon Highway, on the southbound access road.

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Fall drinks: Best places to get the most creative cocktails in Phoenix

Phoenix bars and restaurants are celebrating the flavors of fall with these creative seasonal cocktails. Here are 10 standout fall drinks to try.

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Gallego, Valenzuela, Sanchez or Sarwark: Who will be next Phoenix mayor?

Former Democratic council members Kate Gallego and Daniel Valenzuela, Republican Moses Sanchez and Libertarian Nicholas Sarwark vie for Phoenix mayor. Gallego, Valenzuela, Sanchez or Sarwark: Who will be next Phoenix mayor? Former Democratic council members Kate Gallego and Daniel Valenzuela, Republican Moses Sanchez and Libertarian Nicholas Sarwark vie for Phoenix mayor.

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Election Day 2018: Trump says a successa despite Democrats projected to take House

President Donald Trump is claiming "tremendous success" on Twitter - even as his party loses control of the House to Democrats according to ABC News projections. Democrats will pick up at least 23 seats.

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Stanton defeats Ferrara to win AZ's 9th District

Democrat Greg Stanton has defeated Republican Steve Ferrara in the battle for Arizona's 9th Congressional District, according to the Associated Press. Stanton, the former mayor of Phoenix, won the seat held by Democrat Kyrsten Sinema, who gave up the seat in order to run for the U.S. Senate.

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Valley Fever Storm Brewing For Chandler Dog Owners

East Valley residents who had enough of this year's monsoon season can sure bet their dogs were sick of it more - literally. Animal doctors are putting out alerts to dog owners to look for symptoms of the soil-dwelling fungus that's prevalent in dusty regions of the southwestern U.S. and parts of Mexico and Central and South America.

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On Election Day, Howard Stern discusses an Arizona judge up for retention election

In the morning of Election Day, Howard Stern and Ben Stiller discussed an Arizona judge - who started a band with Stiller in their youth. On Election Day, Howard Stern discusses an Arizona judge up for retention election In the morning of Election Day, Howard Stern and Ben Stiller discussed an Arizona judge - who started a band with Stiller in their youth.

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Live Election Blog: Chandler Voters Locked Out of Polling Station on Election Day

Most Arizonans already have. But many who registered still haven't voted by mail or dropped off an early ballot.

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22 Restaurants in Metro Phoenix Make October's D-List

Every week, the county's health inspectors within Maricopa County Environmental Services give restaurants grades after completing inspections. Participation in the rating system, however, is voluntary, which means owners or managers do not have to accept a grade after an inspection; instead, the restaurants are listed online as "not participating."

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Veterans Day deals! Phoenix restaurants for free food, discounts

On Veterans Day, Phoenix restaurants are offering free dinner, discounts and deals to the men and women who are serving or have served our country. Veterans Day deals! Phoenix restaurants for free food, discounts On Veterans Day, Phoenix restaurants are offering free dinner, discounts and deals to the men and women who are serving or have served our country.

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Looming Drought Prompts Arizona Cities to Stock up on Colorado River Water

Before a natural disaster hits, what do you do? You run to the store and load up on food, water, and batteries, of course. In recent years, cities, municipalities, tribes, and industries have been upping their orders from the Central Arizona Project , which is responsible for transporting water through 336 miles of pipelines and canals from Lake Mead on the Colorado River to Maricopa, Pima, and Pinal counties.

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NBC Airs Racist Anti-Immigrant Trump Campaign Commercial

The ad features a Mexican man-Luis Bracamontes-who was convicted of killing two California deputies earlier this year. In the ad, he's seen smiling and saying, "I'm going to kill more cops soon."

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Phoenix-area business leaders honored with ASU awards

The Arizona State University Alumni Association honored three area business leaders over the weekend with special Homecoming Awards presentations on Nov. 3 during the ASU football game against the University of Utah.

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4 things that made this Phoenix district the ugliest battleground for the Arizona Legislature

When it comes to ugly and expensive races for the Arizona Legislature, one district on the ballot in Tuesday's elections reigns supreme. 4 things that made this Phoenix district the ugliest battleground for the Arizona Legislature When it comes to ugly and expensive races for the Arizona Legislature, one district on the ballot in Tuesday's elections reigns supreme.

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Fox 10 Conspiracy Theorist Credulously Retweets Unverified Claim of Election Fraud

The Phoenix television anchor who once peddled a conspiracy theory about #RedForEd has done it again, retweeting an unverified claim of election fraud on Sunday from an anonymous account to her 9,000 followers. Fox 10's Kari Lake is facing criticism for her retweet of Twitter user @fern009, who claimed on November 1 to receive a ballot in the mail that was already filled out for Democrats.

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10 of the Best Japanese Restaurants in Metro Phoenix

When many people think about Japanese food they immediately snap their fingers and say, "Oh! You mean like sushi?" They are not wrong of course, but Japanese culinary traditions stretch far beyond raw fish on rice. Luckily for us, the Valley is home to some truly amazing Japanese restaurants serving up izakaya , robata , ramen, and bento.

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Driver dies after crashing car into utility pole in north Phoenix; traffic restricted

The driver of a vehicle crossed into oncoming lanes and hit a pole at 39th Avenue and Yorkshire Drive at about 1:30 a.m. Monday, police said. Driver dies after crashing car into utility pole in north Phoenix; traffic restricted The driver of a vehicle crossed into oncoming lanes and hit a pole at 39th Avenue and Yorkshire Drive at about 1:30 a.m. Monday, police said.

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The 11 Best Concerts This Week in Phoenix

Look, whether you like it or not, this week is going to be dominated by Tuesday's midterm election and with good reason. It's certainly going to be the focus of most media outlets and probably will occupy a large portion of your social media feeds.

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The 5th annual Arizona Hip-Hop Festival may be bigger than ever but...

The 5th annual Arizona Hip Hop Festival is a two-day blowout with more than 350 performers, all from Arizona, on multiple stages. The 5th annual Arizona Hip-Hop Festival may be bigger than ever but there's more growth on the way The 5th annual Arizona Hip Hop Festival is a two-day blowout with more than 350 performers, all from Arizona, on multiple stages.

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UNM receives grant to study diabetic blindness

Dr. Arup Das is leading a research team to study how genes affect the disease and how to best administer treatment. The University of New Mexico received a $2.8 million grant in September from the National Institutes of Health to study diabetic blindness, also known as diabetic retinopathy.

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JOBS: 8 places looking for workers in the Valley

Are you looking for work? There are several places now hiring and looking to add quality workers in the Valley! American Express is now hiring! The company is looking for employees in several areas including customer care, digital commerce, and technology. Interested in learning more? Head here for additional information and how to apply.

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Response to PI Hater's Guide to Seattle Cults

This website recently featured a photo gallery piece titled, "A Hater's Guide to Seattle Cults", which included the following text: Marijuana legalization is truly a thing to celebrate in terms of social and criminal justice for pot users and a step toward admitting to ourselves that it shouldn't be treated like a Schedule I drug. But then there are the people who treat stonerism as a lifestyle and make all the functional stoners out there look bad.

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Man arrested on suspicion of DUI after crash with Phoenix police officer

Man arrested on suspicion of DUI after crash with Phoenix police officer The officer received minor injures in the rollover crash early Sunday morning. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/phoenix-traffic/2018/11/04/man-arrested-suspicion-dui-after-crash-phoenix-police-officer/1884180002/ The driver was headed east on Camelback Road when he ran a red light and crashed into the patrol car, according to Phoenix police Sgt.

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Man dies after hit-and-run in west Phoenix

The driver did not stay on scene, according to police. The hit-and-run occurred near Bethany Home Road and 35th Avenue around 6 p.m. Police said the man was found lying in the middle of the road.

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United Methodist Communities at The Shores Comfort Matters Accreditation Announced

After a 13 month-long implementation process, Tapestries, a memory care neighborhood of United Methodist Communities at The Shores, is now a Comfort MattersA accredited provider for persons with dementia. Internationally recognized, Comfort MattersA is a philosophy, care practice and an evidence-based program which offers holistic and integrated approaches to improve the quality of care and quality of life for persons experiencing dementia.

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Comings and Goings: Shay Oil to open gas station, convenience store in San Luis

The Shay Oil Company, which has been fueling Arizona since 1961, will soon be opening a new location in San Luis, Ariz., bringing 15 employment opportunities to the city. Shay Oil, a locally owned and operated fuel and convenience store, will be investing a "significant amount of money" to the property located at 1661 N. Main St. and is expected to be at full operation by April.

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Arizonans head to early-voting locations ahead of Election Day

Voters stopped by five "emergency" vote centers Saturday to cast their ballot ahead of Election Day. Early-voting centers also will be open Monday.

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Official hopes staffing boost deters Arizona voting problems

It's the week before the general election and poll workers for the Arizona county with 2.2 million of the state's 3.7 million registered voters gathered to train for their mission: Making sure Maricopa County's August primary nightmare doesn't happen again. That's when dozens of polling stations for the sprawling area that includes Phoenix and its suburbs opened late and people who showed up early to vote couldn't cast ballots.

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Three New Restaurants in Phoenix You Need to Try Right Now

From gelato to high-end Japanese beef to an old friend returning with new digs, the Phoenix area restaurant scene always seems to be expanding. Here's three recent openings, with vastly different menus, that we think you're going to like.

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Free dog adoptions in Mesa, Phoenix this weekend

Maricopa County Animal Care and Control is offering free dog adoptions on Nov. 3 and 4 at their Mesa and Phoenix locations. Dogs that have been at either location for 15 days or more and weigh 30 pounds or more can be adopted for FREE.

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October: 15 Restaurants Opened in Time for Snowbird Invasion; Cowboy Ciao Closed

Cooler weather, snowbirds, and 15 new dining options have arrived in metro Phoenix. A sweet and savory creperie, an organic and vegan caf, an authentic New York-style bagel restaurant, and a lounge offering over 400 craft whiskeys are just a few of the new eateries that are now open for business.

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Collier Center's 20th floor evacuated

Phoenix firefighters and emergency personnel respond Nov. 2, 2018, to reports of a white powder substance found in the Collier Center, 201 E. Washington St., in downtown Phoenix. This view is looking north on Third Street at Washington.

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These Are the 5 Best S'Mores in Metro Phoenix

The taste of freshly roasted s'mores is the taste of autumn at its finest. A simple recipe of graham crackers and chocolate sandwiching a marshmallow, s'mores are as good as it gets.

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Caitlyn Jenner was in Phoenix to talk transgender awareness, not Trump

Caitlyn Jenner was in Phoenix to talk transgender awareness, not Trump The Caitlyn Jenner Foundation gave more than $60,000 to four Phoenix organizations that support the transgender community. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/arizona-health/2018/11/02/caitlyn-jenner-wanted-focus-transgender-awareness-not-politics/1839548002/ Caitlyn Jenner and Sophia Hutchins of the Caitlyn Jenner Foundation stopped in Phoenix to donate more than $60,000 to support the transgender community.

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Police identify woman found dead in Phoenix yard in August

Danielle Adams, 39, was found on Aug. 19 in a resident's yard at 3900 W. Nancy Lane, according to a Phoenix Police Department news release. Police identify woman found dead in Phoenix yard in August Danielle Adams, 39, was found on Aug. 19 in a resident's yard at 3900 W. Nancy Lane, according to a Phoenix Police Department news release.

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Phoenix man on trial for sexual exploitation of a minor cut off his electronic monitor

A Phoenix man facing multiple charges for sexual exploitation of a minor cut off his electronic monitor before the last day of trial. Phoenix man on trial for sexual exploitation of a minor cut off his electronic monitor A Phoenix man facing multiple charges for sexual exploitation of a minor cut off his electronic monitor before the last day of trial.

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Best of Phoenix 2018: Best Art Galleries and Murals

Gagosian, Guggenheim, Banksy these are high-profile art world names that will probably never be seen in Phoenix. But we don't need 'em! As evidenced by this list of the best galleries, murals, and other art spaces in the Valley, our homegrown art scene is thriving on its own, especially thanks to artists, gallerists, and creators of Chicano, indigenous, and other minority backgrounds.

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Local music picks for Phoenix: Gin Blossoms, Calexico, Meat Puppets, Playboy Manbaby

Gin Blossoms and Calexico headline a Go Vote 2018 event in a month that also features Psychostick, Meat Puppets, Playboy Manbaby and There is No Us. Local music picks for Phoenix: Gin Blossoms, Calexico, Meat Puppets, Playboy Manbaby Gin Blossoms and Calexico headline a Go Vote 2018 event in a month that also features Psychostick, Meat Puppets, Playboy Manbaby and There is No Us.

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Cat Cafe visits North Phoenix

PHX Animal Behavior Center is partnering up with La Gattara Cat Lounge and Boutique to bring the cat cafe experience to North Phoenix. If you have not had a chance to make it to La Gattara in Tempe, the cat cafe is a place where cat lovers can spend time playing with adoptable cats and kittens and possibly find a new fur-ever friend.

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Phoenix weather: Hurricanes Rosa and Sergio contributed to a cooler, wetter October

Phoenix saw record-setting rain in October. That wet, cloudy weather also added up to cooler than normal temperatures for the month.

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Sun City gathering honors victims of Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

The community surrounding Temple Beth Shalom in Sun City joined together to honor 11 people killed in a Jewish synagogue in Pittsburgh last Saturday. Sun City gathering honors victims of Pittsburgh synagogue shooting The community surrounding Temple Beth Shalom in Sun City joined together to honor 11 people killed in a Jewish synagogue in Pittsburgh last Saturday.

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City of Hope, TGen Announce Letter of Intent to Build Cell Therapy Manufacturing Facility in Phoenix

DUARTE, Calif. & PHOENIX-- --Nov 1, 2018--City of Hope, a world-renowned independent cancer research and treatment center, and its affiliate, Translational Genomics Research Institute , have announced a letter of intent to develop a state-of-the-art cell therapy manufacturing facility in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area, a move that would improve the speed at which stem cell research and cancer treatment is delivered.

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President's son stumps for McSally, Sinema rallies backers

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Kyrsten Sinema talks to volunteers at a get-out-the-vote phone bank in Phoenix, Ariz., alongside members of the "Veterans for Sinema" group in this Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018 photo.

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PD: Traffic stop leads to arrest of teen rapist

Phoenix police report that on October 25 they arrested 18-year-old Elias Gabino Medina Diaz near 75 Avenue and McDowell Road. Police contacted the girl who reportedly told them that she met Diaz on social media and asked him to pick her up.

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Concerts in Phoenix in November 2018: Twenty One Pilots, Justin Timberlake, Fleetwood Mac

Twenty One Pilots, Justin Timberlake, Fleetwood Mac, Maxwell, Russ and Five Finger Death Punch are among the top November concerts in Phoenix. Concerts in Phoenix in November 2018: Twenty One Pilots, Justin Timberlake, Fleetwood Mac Twenty One Pilots, Justin Timberlake, Fleetwood Mac, Maxwell, Russ and Five Finger Death Punch are among the top November concerts in Phoenix.

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The 30 Best Concerts in Phoenix in November 2018

November will be a month to remember in the Valley when it comes to concerts. Over the next several weeks, scores of memorable shows are scheduled to take place, including gigs by such high-profile artists and acts as Billie Eilish, Influential electronica act The Orb also has a gig planned for the Valley in November, as do over-the-top tribute acts like Mac Sabbath and One More Time.

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Police identify man fatally shot near Phoenix park Sunday as Adelbert Yazzie

A man who was shot and killed Sunday evening in Phoenix has been identified as 37-year-old Adelbert Yazzie. Police identify man fatally shot near Phoenix park Sunday as Adelbert Yazzie A man who was shot and killed Sunday evening in Phoenix has been identified as 37-year-old Adelbert Yazzie.

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Rose & Crown Pub is out, Hidden Kitchen is in at Heritage Square in downtown Phoenix

Chef Ivan Jacobo's Hidden Kitchen, which hosts pop-up dinners across the Valley, will open a restaurant in The Rose & Crown Pub space in Phoenix. Rose & Crown Pub is out, Hidden Kitchen is in at Heritage Square in downtown Phoenix Chef Ivan Jacobo's Hidden Kitchen, which hosts pop-up dinners across the Valley, will open a restaurant in The Rose & Crown Pub space in Phoenix.

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Here's What's Opening in Phoenix Movie Theaters This Weekend

A remake of a horror classic and a high-profile biopic are among the metro Phoenix movie openings for Friday, November 2. Openings were accurate at the time of publication and are subject to change. For showtimes and more film and television coverage, check out the Phoenix New Times film page .

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10 Nerdy Things to Do This November in Metro Phoenix

Yes, our neighbor city to the south is bursting with geeky home runs this month, such as the Tucson Comic-Con and TusCon 45, but that doesn't mean us losers can't still have fun right here in the Valley. There's a lot going on in November, including film and book festivals, a live performance of the Harry Potter soundtrack, and one of young Matthew Broderick's best performances on the big screen.

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Avondale and other Phoenix suburbs rethink boom-era hopes years after the recession

Many Phoenix suburbs dreamed of unique and walkable developments in the days before the recession. Now some must decide if it's time for a reset.

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You Can Eat a Dinner for $364 in Phoenix. Should You?

A flight to Iceland. An entry-level DSLR camera. Enough liquor and tinctures to trick out a bar cart.

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Did Jerry Colangelo engage in the NBA equivalent of insider trading?

In an article posted Tuesday morning on The Ringer , writer Justin Verrier includes a quote from former Phoenix VP of basketball operations David Griffin indicating the team may have been privy to some exclusive information prior to building the famed "Seven Seconds or Less" Suns . Verrier's article examines the transition of success in the NBA moving from "being dictated by how many bludgeoning 7-foot-1, 325-pound mastodons you had on your team" to, "the best offense is a good offense, and the best defense may be a good offense, too."

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Court records: Man suspected in 5 Phoenix sexual assaults

A man who was accused of raping multiple women in the Phoenix area over the last year was arrested last month in Phoenix, court records detail. Court records: Man suspected in 5 Phoenix sexual assaults A man who was accused of raping multiple women in the Phoenix area over the last year was arrested last month in Phoenix, court records detail.

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Here's Your Guide to November First Friday in Phoenix

Start early, stay late. That's a given for November First Friday, when you'll have about 20 fresh art shows to choose from.

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Startling find: oceans getting 60 percent warmer than thought

The world's oceans have been soaking up far more excess heat in recent decades than scientists realized, suggesting that Earth could be set to warm even faster than predicted in the years ahead, according to new research published Oct 31, 2018. less The world's oceans have been soaking up far more excess heat in recent decades than scientists realized, suggesting that Earth could be set to warm even faster than predicted in the years ahead, according to ... more The significant increased wildfire activity in Alaska in recent decades is associated with manmade and natural factors.

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2 arrested in death of woman found tied up in Phoenix motel

Tiffani Selleys was found tied up and dead in a motel room in Phoenix. Two suspects were arrested Tuesday on suspicion of murder and kidnap in her death.

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Like free? Find no-cost fun spots for kids and families in November in Phoenix

Choose from a parade, a holiday light display, festivals, or a display of 10 giant pieces of public art along Scottsdale's waterfront during November. Like free? Find no-cost fun spots for kids and families in November in Phoenix Choose from a parade, a holiday light display, festivals, or a display of 10 giant pieces of public art along Scottsdale's waterfront during November.

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Restaurant group, cookie dough bar hiring to fill 90 positions in Phoenix

The Maggiore Group and soon-to-open cookie dough bar Scoopwells will both host job fairs to fill 90 positions in Phoenix and Scottsdale this week. Restaurant group, cookie dough bar hiring to fill 90 positions in Phoenix The Maggiore Group and soon-to-open cookie dough bar Scoopwells will both host job fairs to fill 90 positions in Phoenix and Scottsdale this week.

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Cooking Channel visits 3 Phoenix restaurants in November

Cooking Channel visits 3 Phoenix restaurants in November Cooking Channel shows visit Phoenix restaurants Phoenix Public Market Cafe, The Attic Ale House and West Alley BBQ. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://www.azcentral.com/story/entertainment/dining/2018/10/31/cooking-channel-phoenix-restaurants-november-2018/1503983002/ Local celebrity chef Beau MacMillan visited Phoenix Public Market Cafe for "The Best Thing I Ever Ate" on Cooking Channel.

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Mitel Networks (MITL) - Investment Analysts' Weekly Ratings Updates

According to Zacks, "Mitel Networks is a provider of integrated communications solutions focused on the SME market. Its portfolio of IP-based communications solutions consists of IP telephony platforms, unified communications and collaboration applications and managed and network services.

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Check Out the Lavatory's Massive Underground Ball Pit This Halloween

One of the oddest upcoming art destinations in the Valley is The Lavatory, an immersive underground art installation opening soon on Highland Road in central Phoenix. Of course, when we say "underground," we mean that literally: Part of the exhibit includes "The Pit," a huge, subterranean ball pit.

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"Inspired Soles" Exhibit at Found:RE Puts Homeless Artists on Display

Every week, Michael Reilly teaches an art class at Circle the City's Medical Respite Center, a 50-bed facility designed to support people experiencing homelessness. But before Reilly stepped foot into the Central Phoenix facility as a volunteer, he was a patient.

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Man shot, paralyzed by Phoenix police officer files $50M claim with city

Edward Brown, 35, was shot in the back by a Phoenix police officer who claimed the man was trying to take his gun. The bullet shattered Brown's spine.

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Scrumptious Sedona: Dine amid one of the world's stunning views

Crispy arancini risotto balls, stuffed with spicy pepper, mozzarella and peas served with warm marinara.

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Pedro the Lion detail new album 'Phoenix,' share 'Yellow Bike'

David Bazan revived Pedro the Lion in late 2017 and they've been touring all year , and they also mentioned they'd release their first album since 2004, Phoenix , in early 2019 via Polyvinyl . That album is now officially announced.

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Man accused in pursuit from Mesa to West Phoenix faces multiple charges

Joseph A. Ortiz, 30, was arrested after leading police on a chase that began in Mesa on the U.S. 60 freeway and ended in Phoenix Man accused in pursuit from Mesa to West Phoenix faces multiple charges Joseph A. Ortiz, 30, was arrested after leading police on a chase that began in Mesa on the U.S. 60 freeway and ended in Phoenix Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/phoenix-breaking/2018/10/29/man-accused-pursuit-mesa-w-phoenix-faces-multiple-charges/1815526002/ 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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Retrial of Neo-Nazi Travis Ricci Begins as Nation Reels From Pittsburgh Hate Killings

The retrial of neo-Nazi Travis Ricci for the 2009 murder of a white woman walking with her black boyfriend in a Phoenix park begins Monday amid reverberations of a nation reeling from the tragedy of 11 alleged hate-motivated murders in Pittsburgh. Ricci could face the death penalty if found guilty of the drive-by slaying of Kelley Jaeger in the early morning hours of October 3, 2009, two days shy of Jaeger's 40th birthday.

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Retrial of Neo-Nazi Travis Ricci Begins as Nation Reels From Pittsburgh Hate Killings

The retrial of neo-Nazi Travis Ricci for the 2009 murder of a white woman walking with her black boyfriend in a Phoenix park begins Monday amid reverberations of a nation reeling from the tragedy of 11 alleged hate-motivated murders in Pittsburgh. Ricci could face the death penalty if found guilty of the drive-by slaying of Kelley Jaeger in the early morning hours of October 3, 2009, two days shy of Jaeger's 40th birthday.

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La Gattara: A Place to Relax Where Even the Conversation Is Catty

Editor's note: This is another in a series of essays by veteran Phoenix New Times contributor Robrt L. Pela on the people and places that make the Phoenix area what it is. Ms. Fallon O'Malley was gone, and the others - Milo, Lyle, Bunny, and especially one-eyed Johnny Cash - seemed to feel her absence.

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La Gattara: A Place to Relax Where Even the Conversation Is Catty

Editor's note: This is another in a series of essays by veteran Phoenix New Times contributor Robrt L. Pela on the people and places that make the Phoenix area what it is. Ms. Fallon O'Malley was gone, and the others - Milo, Lyle, Bunny, and especially one-eyed Johnny Cash - seemed to feel her absence.

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These Pies Aren't Square: Expect the Unexpected at Pie Social 2018

For instance, last year, chef Tamara Stanger, now of Cotton & Copper, dominated the competition, winning most creative, most memorable, people's choice, and best in show. Anyway, expect the unexpected when the area's best pie-makers gather on Sunday, November 4, at Margaret T. Hance Park in Phoenix.

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A Huge, Burning Man-Inspired Art Gallery Just Opened in Central Phoenix

Best known for giant art cars featured at Burning Man, Walter Productions recently opened a massive arts venue in Phoenix. The Where?House is located just west of the Arizona State Fairgrounds at 702 North 21st Avenue, inside a warehouse that once housed a paper factory.

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The Awesome Costumes of Halloween 2018 in Phoenix

Halloween celebrations took place across the Valley on Saturday, October 27, and featured plenty of nightlife fun and amazing costumes. As you'd expect, there were tons of parties in both Tempe and Scottsdale, including in Old Town and along Mill Avenue.

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The Best Free Things to Do This Week in Phoenix

There's no reason to spend money this week: You can browse music memorabilia at Punk Rock Swap Meet, celebrate all things literary at Tempe Book Festival, or get cultured at Da de los Muertos Festival. For more things to do, visit Religion, Journalism, and Democracy Daniel Burke has been reporting on the recent Catholic Church sex abuse scandal in Pennsylvania as the religion editor at CNN.

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Historic Phoenix restaurants leave lasting impacts

Rosa Gonzales was crying as she waited in the long line, waiting to eat her last meal at a restaurant closing its doors after 90 years in business.

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Arizona man rescued from mine plans to keep hunting for gold

This Oct. 17, 2018 photo provided by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office shows a rescue team lowering themselves into an old abandoned mine shaft to rescue a man who fell into the shaft on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, the near Aguila, Ariz. A hospital spokeswoman said the man who fell into the old abandoned mine shaft is in good condition awaiting surgery for two broken legs.

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Two Phoenix restaurants get new names, menu makeovers

Local chef Christopher Collins is changing the name and concept of two of his Phoenix-area restaurants, part of a process that has been several months in the making.

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Column: Racist Halloween costumes are never okay

NBC canceled Megyn Kelly's show for comments she made about blackface as a Halloween costume. On her show "Megyn Kelly Today," Kelly posed the question to her show's all-white panel on the topic of 'blackface,' and asked, "What is racist about that?" The next day she apologized for the comments.

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Phoenix police respond to shooting near 16th Street and Campbell

Phoenix police respond to shooting near 16th Street and Campbell It was not immediately clear how many people were injured or if the shooter had been apprehended. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/phoenix-breaking/2018/10/28/phoenix-police-responding-shooting-near-16th-street-and-campbell/1803919002/ A police spokesman confirmed at least one person was shot near 16th Street and Campbell Avenue in Phoenix Sunday night.

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Man flees DPS with woman and baby in car, leads chase through Central Phoenix

The Department of Public Safety chased a vehicle driven by a 30-year-old man with two passengers. The man now faces charges of flight from police and kidnapping.

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District 24 - Downtown Phoenix

Here is a look at the candidates for the state Senate and state House of Representative for legislative district 24 which encompasses most of downtown Phoenix including ASU's Downtown campus. Alston has been involved with Arizona politics since 1976 when she was an Arizona state Senator.

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What Should a Gardener Drink? by Garden Rant

One of my favorite BBC shows is "As Time Goes By" with Judi Dench and Geoffrey Palmer playing Jean and Lionel. After all, what else should a gardener drink? Gin is infused with botanicals such as juniper berries, lemon peel, almonds, cucumber, chamomile, angelica root, apple, coriander, leaves, fruits, and flowers; it is a liquid combination of the garden.

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Beyonce Just Wore A Full Latex Outfit-& She's Honestly Never Looked Hotter

The Queen B just posted a pic of herself from her " On The Run 2 " tour with hubby Jay-Z, wearing the hottest all-latex get-up we've ever seen the pop goddess wear: The 37-year-old superstar wore the stunning look at the Phoenix, AZ stop of her tour, complete with a black latex bodysuit , black bra and thigh-high black latex boots . And that wasn't the only surprise from the evening; Bey and Jay surprised one young fan with a $100,000 school scholarship.

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Many Arizona politicians move behind the bench as JPs, extending careers and boosting pay

The justice of the peace position has few prerequisites and has become a boon to former lawmakers' paychecks and pensions. Many Arizona politicians move behind the bench as JPs, extending careers and boosting pay The justice of the peace position has few prerequisites and has become a boon to former lawmakers' paychecks and pensions.

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Harry Potter party crafts thrive years after books

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Protesters call for end to separation of immigrant families

Protesters gathered Saturday at the federal courthouse in Phoenix to protest separation of families and "incarceration" of children in federal custody. Protesters call for end to separation of immigrant families Protesters gathered Saturday at the federal courthouse in Phoenix to protest separation of families and "incarceration" of children in federal custody.

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Reuniting families and giving answers: Phoenix police help find missing persons

For those who are missing loved ones or those who might have tips about missing people, Phoenix Police Department wants to help. Reuniting families and giving answers: Phoenix police help find missing persons For those who are missing loved ones or those who might have tips about missing people, Phoenix Police Department wants to help.

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Phoenix police increase patrols around houses of worship after Pittsburgh mass shooting

Valley police agencies conducted more patrols and secured Jewish buildings and other religious facilities Saturday after the Pittsburgh mass shooting. Phoenix police increase patrols around houses of worship after Pittsburgh mass shooting Valley police agencies conducted more patrols and secured Jewish buildings and other religious facilities Saturday after the Pittsburgh mass shooting.

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Full #InvestInEd opinion released: AZ Supreme Court voted 5-2 to knock it off ballot

Arizona Supreme Court justices voted 5-2 to remove an education tax measure born out of May's teacher walkout, #InvestInEd, off the November ballot. Full #InvestInEd opinion released: AZ Supreme Court voted 5-2 to knock it off ballot Arizona Supreme Court justices voted 5-2 to remove an education tax measure born out of May's teacher walkout, #InvestInEd, off the November ballot.

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PHX Zine Fest Combines Resistance, Literature, And Art

When Charissa Lucille of Wasted Ink Zine Distro started PHX Zine Fest, she envisioned a place where artists could do the work they want to do, regardless of who they are. "I feel like sometimes people may or may not feel safe in Phoenix to say what they want or to exist in the way that they exist," Lucille claims.

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Boo! 13th Floor Haunted House expands, adds more 'spooktacular' attractions

An expanded graveyard, a new "Possession" attraction and new retail store welcomes guests looking for a scare this year at the 13th Floor Haunted House in Phoenix. Banking on the popularity of possessed nuns in recent horror films, the indoor Possession haunted house is the newest re-imagining of the popular 13th Floor attraction that lures tens of thousands of people a year.

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Man suspected of breaking into Surprise home arrested

A woman entered her Surprise home to find a man sleeping on her living-room floor. He then stole her vehicle.

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ICE will no longer release migrant families in Yuma; they will be transported to Phoenix

U.S. immigration officials announced they will no longer release migrant families in Yuma, but will instead transport and release them in Phoenix. ICE will no longer release migrant families in Yuma; they will be transported to Phoenix U.S. immigration officials announced they will no longer release migrant families in Yuma, but will instead transport and release them in Phoenix.

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Fatal rollover on I-17 in Phoenix restricting SB access road from Thunderbird to Cactus

Phoenix police Sgt. Tommy Thompson said that two vehicles collided on the southbound I-17 access road, south of Thunderbird Road.

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AWAL Pro on Bringing the WTFunk to the Valley for 10 Years

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. AWAL Pro , founder and owner of AWAL Presents , is locally grown talent in the world of booking and promotions here in Arizona.

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Waymo may start charging for its autonomous-car rides in Phoenix - Roadshow

That could soon change, according to a new report from The Financial Times , which says Waymo plans to start charging Phoenix-area customers for those trips. According to the report, Ruth Porat, chief financial officer at Waymo parent company Alphabet, said on an investors' call this week that the company was exploring "commercialization" of the self-driving trial program, with "some customers" now paying for their rides.

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Wile E., not the coyote and other adoptable dogs and cats in Phoenix-area shelters

Each week, The Republic highlights some of the adoptable pets in the Valley. This week includes a wiggle body and a cat with gorgeous green eyes.

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Mitch Menchaca Named New Director for Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture

Mitch Menchaca has been named the new executive director for the city of Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture, effective December 10. Phoenix City Manager Ed Zuercher announced the news by press release on Thursday, October 25. The Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture is part of the Phoenix Arts Commission, created by the Phoenix City Council in 1985 to preserve the city's cultural heritage while furthering the arts in public and private sectors. The executive director oversees public art, grants, cultural facilities, arts learning, and outreach.

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Checking Out the Sunnyslope Arts Scene in Phoenix

When you think about art colonies, places like New York's Woodstock, California's Carmel-by-the-Sea, or New Mexico's Taos probably come to mind. Turns out, there's a creative colony coming together right here in Phoenix in Sunnyslope, a neighborhood north of downtown.

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Best of Phoenix 2018: Our Favorite Beers, Bars, and Booze

We suspect there will be little interest in this post, because Arizonans don't like to consume alcohol, do they? Well, maybe a few do. But if you aren't already expert in this subject and need a little guidance, here are our choices of where to find the best bartender, the best tequila, the best whiskey, the best wines, the best cocktails, the best selection of beers, and even the best sake .

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ASU helped spur downtown Phoenix's development. What's next for the university?

A new dorm, lab space and central plant could be coming to downtown Phoenix as part of Arizona State University's expansion. ASU helped spur downtown Phoenix's development.

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Tempe resident shot in home by armed intruder, masked suspects fled scene

A Tempe resident was shot in their home by an armed intruder Wednesday night. Police said multiple masked suspects fled the scene and were not located.

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Memorial for Carolyn Warner in Phoenix

The Reverend Dr. Denny Silk speaks during memorial services at First United Methodist Church in Phoenix for Carolyn Warner on October 25, 2018. Warner was the 15th Superintendent of Public Education for the state of Arizona and nearly became the state's first female governor in 1986.

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Phoenix 8-year-old's speech about his little brother raises $130K for blind children

Harrison More, 8, told near 200 people at a fundraising event about his little brother, who is blind and deaf. Within 30 minutes, he raised over $130,000 for the Foundation for Blind Children.

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Hi Sweetie: Ariana Grande Brings Sweetener Tour to Phoenix in 2019

In the last two years, Ariana Grande has seen more shit hit the fan than any pop star of her generation. Just last month, her ex-boyfriend Mac Miller died of an overdose, causing angry fans to blame their breakup for his death.

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This Phoenix-area city will ditch traffic cameras that nab speeders - but not quite yet

After nearly a decade using photo-enforcement cameras to catch speeders and red-light runners, a West Valley city will let them go dark. This Phoenix-area city will ditch traffic cameras that nab speeders - but not quite yet After nearly a decade using photo-enforcement cameras to catch speeders and red-light runners, a West Valley city will let them go dark.

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Apartments, offices and a Fry's: What's coming to downtown Phoenix

Apartments, offices and a Fry's: What's coming to downtown Phoenix Downtown Phoenix is in the midst of a development boom, the biggest one for the area since the 1960s. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/phoenix/2018/10/25/construction-booming-downtown-phoenix-apartments-frys-grocery-store-office-restaurants-retail/1537540002/ RED Development's Block 23 project is under construction in downtown Phoenix on Oct. 22, 2018.

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The 30 Best Halloween Parties in Phoenix in 2018

Halloween is an occasion filled with tons of questions. What will you go as this year? What parties should you hit up? How many drinks can you handle without becoming a costumed train wreck? Once you've figured all those issues out, there's one more important question to consider this year: Do you have enough energy to party for three days? That's because Halloween happens to fall smack-dab in the middle of the week in 2018, specifically on Wednesday, October 31. As a result, a majority of the biggest costume parties and masquerade balls will be happening the weekend prior on both Friday, October 26, and Saturday, October 27. It should come as some good news to anyone interested in stretching out their Halloween celebrations across several days - provided they've got the means, the money, and the mojo.

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Out & About - Oct. 26, 2018

Nestor Guzman, right, holds the Heritage Award during the Arizona Jewish Historical Society's event. Guzman was honored along with his wife, Susan, center.

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Phoenix mayoral race: Everything you need to know before you vote

Here's a look at each Phoenix mayoral candidate as you fill out your early ballot or prepare for the polls. Phoenix mayor race: Everything you need to know before you vote Here's a look at each Phoenix mayoral candidate as you fill out your early ballot or prepare for the polls.

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Harry Potter party crafts thrive years after books

This August 2018 photo provided by Selah Hovda shows a Mandrake plant Hovda made for her child's Harry Potter-themed birthday party at her home in Phoenix, Ariz. Hovda made the replica of the screaming Mandrake plant from the "Harry Potter" series using plastic foam wrapped in twine.

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Southwest Key to close 2 Phoenix-area child migrant shelters, pay fine to state

The Arizona Department of Health Services has agreed to end its effort to revoke the company's licenses, Southwest Key said. Southwest Key to close 2 Phoenix-area child migrant shelters, pay fine to state The Arizona Department of Health Services has agreed to end its effort to revoke the company's licenses, Southwest Key said.

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Best of Phoenix 2018: Best Mexican Markets and Shops

Where can you buy the best homemade longaniza and chorizo? Which store has the biggest selection of fresh fruit from Mexico? Locals know where you can find fresh and fluffy bolillo rolls, pillowy conchas , creamy tres leches cake, and some of the best fruit-stuffed empanadas in the city. Here are our choices for the best places to shop for native Mexican goods.

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Historic downtown Phoenix buildings that have been demolished

The Fox Theatre was once the grandest movie theater in Phoenix. It was torn down in 1978 to make way for Phoenix's downtown bus terminal.

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Crash involving light-rail train shuts Phoenix street, disrupts service

Crash involving light-rail train shuts Phoenix street, disrupts service Delays of up to 40 minutes, Valley Metro says. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/phoenix-breaking/2018/10/23/crash-involving-light-rail-train-shuts-phoenix-street/1746452002/ A pickup truck came to rest on the back end of a sedan after colliding with a light-rail train in Phoenix on Tuesday night.

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Phoenix is No. 1 in the nation in this unwanted political category

The Phoenix market is nation's most deluged with political ads this election season, national data shows. Viewers hate it, but they remember the ads.

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In Its Ninth Year, Local Love Abounds at Apache Lake Music Festival

Fifty-nine miles from Paul "PC" Cardone's house in Tempe is Apache Lake, home to the only independent, Arizona-only music festival in the state. Now in its ninth year, the Apache Lake Music Festival , which was started by Cardone and downtown Phoenix music venue Last Exit Live's Brannon Kleinlein, boasts one of the more unique opportunities for fans of local music who also appreciate our state's weather, beauty, and charm.

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Will Hurricane Willa bring rain to Arizona?

Will Hurricane Willa bring rain to Arizona? Hurricane Willa is expected to have life-threatening impact in Mexico. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/arizona-weather/2018/10/23/hurricane-willa-phoenix-arizona-rain-forecast/1742355002/ Hurricane Willa dropped down to a Category 4 storm, but is still expected to wallop parts of Mexico and drench water-logged Texas.

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ADOT: I-10 closures planned in Phoenix area this weekend

Parts of Interstate 10 in Phoenix will temporarily close over the weekend as crews make progress on the South Mountain Freeway project, ADOT said. ADOT: I-10 closures planned in Phoenix area this weekend Parts of Interstate 10 in Phoenix will temporarily close over the weekend as crews make progress on the South Mountain Freeway project, ADOT said.

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Pomo Pizzeria in downtown Phoenix re-opens

One of two local mini chains certified by Italy's Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana, Pomo specializes in traditional Neapolitan pizza, making minimal pies out of nothing more than flour, water, olive oil, tomatoes, salt, mozzarella, basil and oregano. The menu features plenty of other toppings as well, but the certified varieties, like the bufala verace, are the best way to appreciate the classically prepared bread.

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Coronado Neighborhood Hosts First-Ever WayneFest Micro-Festival

On Saturday, October 27, the historic Coronado Neighborhood Association is hosting WayneFest at Coronado Park, 1717 N. 12th St. WayneFest, being held for the first time, is a local music and food micro-festival created to share Coronado's passion for art with the rest of Phoenix. Like the colorful murals that brighten many of the walls in the neighborhood, the music reflects the eclectic texture and character of this artistic community, with a lineup that features local bands like Fairy Bones, Las Chollas Peligrosas, House of Stairs, Gus D. Wynns & the Breakers, and Black Market.

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Sandra Day O'Connor says she has dementia, 'probably Alzheimer's'

Retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor revealed in a letter on Tuesday that she has been diagnosed with the "beginning stages of dementia, probably Alzheimer's disease." "I will continue living in Phoenix, Arizona surrounded by dear friends and family," she wrote and added, "While the final chapter of my life with dementia may be trying, nothing has diminished my gratitude and deep appreciation for the countless blessings of my life."

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3 New Spots for Mexican Food in Metro Phoenix That You Should Try

These aren't Taco Bells. The number of quality Mexican restaurants continues to grow in the Phoenix area.

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Man sentenced to 7 years in prison in connection with Phoenix bank robbery

A man who used a firearm to rob a Phoenix Arizona Federal Credit Union bank in February was sentenced to 7 years in prison. Man sentenced to 7 years in prison in connection with Phoenix bank robbery A man who used a firearm to rob a Phoenix Arizona Federal Credit Union bank in February was sentenced to 7 years in prison.

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Historic photos of downtown Phoenix

Historic photos of downtown Phoenix View of Phoenix in 1898 from the Adams Hotel looking northeast, with Camelback Mountain on the horizon. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://www.azcentral.com/picture-gallery/news/local/phoenix/2018/10/23/historic-photos-downtown-phoenix/1684386002/ Washington Street, with Moses Sherman's trolleys, in 1907, as Phoenix begins to feel its oats as a progressive city in the Southwest.

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Man arrested after 17-year-old killed in rollover crash

Kirk William Lindbo, 23, has been arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder after a rollover crash killed his girlfriend's 17-year-old brother. Man arrested after 17-year-old killed in rollover crash Kirk William Lindbo, 23, has been arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder after a rollover crash killed his girlfriend's 17-year-old brother.

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6 Free Things to Do This Week in Phoenix

Looking for something fun to do, but short on cash? Look no further. This week you can watch poets battle it out at Halloween Haiku Deathmatch, rock out at Punk Rock Halloween Bash, or sing your heart out at Scaryoke Halloween Party.

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Best of Phoenix 2018: These Are Our Best Restaurants

The Phoenix area is fast becoming a foodie's paradise. There are so many choices, we figured you'd need a little help deciding where to spend your valuable dining dollars.

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Under the Sun: At 98, Jeweler Still Going Strong in Downtown Phoenix

Editor's note: This is the first in a series of essays by veteran Phoenix New Times contributor Robrt L. Pela on the people and places that make Phoenix what it is. On a wall of Michael Strong's downtown jewelry store hangs a framed photograph of Central Avenue, circa 1932.

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It's Georgie Returns to Phoenix for a Clown-Only Movie Screening

Fans of last year's film adaptation of the Stephen King novel It , we have good news: Georgie Denbrough lives. To clarify, the child actor Jackson Robert Scott, who portrayed the ill-fated character who was lured into the sewers of Derry, Maine, by the demonic clown Pennywise, will be introducing the hit horror film at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Tempe on Sunday, October 28, as part of the theater chain's annual Clown-Only screening of the movie.

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Phoenix economic equality organization rebrands, seeks business partners

We've all heard that change is the only constant in life. For one longtime Valley nonprofit, a reconfiguration was in order after 50 years of work.

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FD: Body found in downtown Phoenix house fire

An investigation is underway after a body was found by fire crews while they battled a house fire near downtown Phoenix on Monday afternoon. According to Phoenix fire officials, fire crews quickly responded and extinguished a fire inside a home near Central Avenue and Buckeye Road.

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Carvana (CVNA) - Analysts' Weekly Ratings Updates

According to Zacks, "Carvana Co. provide eCommerce platform for buying used cars.

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PBJ Cribs: See inside the midtown Phoenix townhouse of Gadzooks' founder

Gadzooks' founder Aaron Pool and his new wife found the four-level townhome earlier this year and loved the floor-to-ceiling windows, the brick walls, Zebra wood paneling and the fourth-floor rooftop deck.

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Former ICE Official: Democrats Don't Want to Talk About Border Invasion

Tom Homan, the former acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement , said the thousands of Central Americans heading north to the U.S. border are taking advantage of this country's weak immigration laws, but Democrats don't want to talk about that. "A lot of this could have been prevented," Homan told Fox News Monday morning.

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Nobody wants a sedan? Not true; used car prices rising Updated at

Over roughly the past three months, used vehicle prices rose on average by 2.3 percent when they normally would have fallen by 2.8 percent. Late in the spring, Bob Castaldi started checking used car prices online, wondering if it would be a good time to sell his family's loaded 2014 Honda Civic.

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Indianapolis Zoo lioness kills father of her three cubs

A lion on loan from the San Diego Zoo died in a fight with another lion at the Indianapolis Zoo on Monday, zoo officials said. According to the zoo, Nyack, a 10-year-old lion, was killed by his longtime mate, Zuri, in the outdoor yard Monday morning before the menagerie opened to the public.

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Arizona voters have a chance to keep politics out of courts

In this April 26, 2018, file photo, thousands march to the Arizona Capitol for higher teacher pay and public school funding on the first day of a state-wide teachers strike in Phoenix. FILE - In this April 26, 2018, file photo, thousands march to the Arizona Capitol for higher teacher pay and public school funding on the first day of a state-wide teachers strike in Phoenix.

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'This can't happen again': Protesters rally outside...

Supporters and owners of the dogs removed from an east Mesa animal shelter earlier in October rallied for action in the investigation. 'This can't happen again': Protesters rally outside Maricopa County Sheriff's Office for neglected dogs Supporters and owners of the dogs removed from an east Mesa animal shelter earlier in October rallied for action in the investigation.

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Places to visit in November: 5 marvelous options

Many people stay put most of November in anticipation of the money and time they'll spend on the impending Thanksgiving, Hanukkah and Christmas holidays. But you may want to rethink that idea.

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Donald Trump bashes Democrats during Nevada rally, predicts GOP success in midterms

President Donald Trump bashes Democrats as "socialists," while avoiding talk of tensions with Saudi Arabia over the murder of a journalist. Donald Trump bashes Democrats during Nevada rally, predicts GOP success in midterms President Donald Trump bashes Democrats as "socialists," while avoiding talk of tensions with Saudi Arabia over the murder of a journalist.

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10 Restaurants Any Self-Respecting Phoenician Should Try at Least Once

There are roughly three kinds of restaurants: new spots, old standbys, and the ones you've been meaning to visit forever. Maybe your metro Phoenix restaurant bucket list includes famous names like Pizzeria Bianco, Barrio Caf, and Little Miss BBQ.

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Phoenix police's ice cream van hits the road to build community relationships

The Phoenix Police Department has launched a new way to bring communities together -- with their very own ice cream van. Phoenix police's ice cream van hits the road to build community relationships The Phoenix Police Department has launched a new way to bring communities together -- with their very own ice cream van.

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Phoenix tops 90 degrees after weeks of cooler weather, rainfall from hurricanes

Seventy-degree fall days were nothing but a distant memory when temperatures hit 91 degrees Saturday at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. Phoenix tops 90 degrees after weeks of cooler weather, rainfall from hurricanes Seventy-degree fall days were nothing but a distant memory when temperatures hit 91 degrees Saturday at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport.

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Too Much to Drink Last Night? 10 Great Hangover Dishes in Metro Phoenix

Life's tough but being hung over while you're living it makes it even tougher. Whatever your symptoms, however, there are a number of foods that can help you out.

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More than 50 sheep found dead in canal near Wellton

Deputies from the Yuma County Sheriff's Office found a large number of sheep dead or injured at the Main Canal in Wellton-Mohawk Friday morning. According to spokesperson Alfonso Zavala, the incident happened on East County 13th Street and South Avenue 26E, where deputies met with the reporting party who told them that he had found more than 100 sheep in the canal.

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Arizona governor outspends Democratic rival in election

In this July 10, 2018 file photo, Democratic Arizona gubernatorial candidate David Garcia, right, answers a question as he debates with other primary candidates, from left, state Sen. Steve Farley, left, and Kelly Fryer at the Our Revolution AZ Valley of the Sun event in Scottsdale, Ariz.

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Executive Inc.: Meet Barry Chasse, whose positivity sets the tone at his Phoenix builder

The owner of Chasse Building Team was inspired to start his company after hearing a poignant message at a church service.

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10 Ways to Celebrate Dia de los Muertos in Metro Phoenix

Thousands of years ago, honoring and celebrating the dead was an integral part of Aztec, Mayan, and Toltec cultures. Today, that tradition includes the annual Dia de los Muertos celebration on November 2. It originated in Mexico, but the holiday is celebrated in the U.S. and several other countries.

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Best of Phoenix 2018: Where to Find the 32 Best Mexican Dishes

East side, west side, and smack dab in the middle. Everywhere you turn in the Phoenix area there are great Mexican dishes.

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IHOP and Booze: We Tried the New Drink Menu and It Was an Abomination

I couldn't tell you the last time - if ever - I got drunk at a restaurant. I've had plenty of drinks at plenty of restaurants.

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Latest draft news tilts Mikal Bridges trade in the Suns' favor

After a preseason injury to Zhaire Smith , the Sixers' guy at 16 after acquiring the pick from Phoenix, the future first-rounder given up by the Suns just became less valuable. Not only were pessimists about the deal concerned that from Phoenix's perspective, the 2021 Miami Heat first-rounder was too valuable to move up six slots in the draft, but that the pick could get even more valuable over time.

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Latest draft news tilts Mikal Bridges trade in the Suns' favor

After a preseason injury to Zhaire Smith , the Sixers' guy at 16 after acquiring the pick from Phoenix, the future first-rounder given up by the Suns just became less valuable. Not only were pessimists about the deal concerned that from Phoenix's perspective, the 2021 Miami Heat first-rounder was too valuable to move up six slots in the draft, but that the pick could get even more valuable over time.

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Man accused of threatening Jeff Flake indicted

Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake's sudden decision not to seek re-election could shake up Arizona's 2018 Senate race - but maybe not as much as you'd think. Flake was already pretty unpopular back home: A July Morning Consult poll found he was one of three senators whose approval ratings were underwater in their home state.

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Man accused of threatening Jeff Flake indicted

Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake's sudden decision not to seek re-election could shake up Arizona's 2018 Senate race - but maybe not as much as you'd think. Flake was already pretty unpopular back home: A July Morning Consult poll found he was one of three senators whose approval ratings were underwater in their home state.

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UnderTow owners take over Gino's East building in Phoenix for new bar

The owners of Phoenix underground bar UnderTow will take over the soon-to-close Gino's East space for their second bar in Phoenix's Arcadia area. UnderTow owners take over Gino's East building in Phoenix for new bar The owners of Phoenix underground bar UnderTow will take over the soon-to-close Gino's East space for their second bar in Phoenix's Arcadia area.

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Additional Performance Added Of the B*TCH is Back at Phoenix Theatre

An additional performance of "The B*tch is Back!" is being presented on Thursday, November 15th. Only very limited seating is available for the November 16th and 17th performances.

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President Donald Trump lands in Phoenix ahead of Mesa rally

President Donald Trump lands in Phoenix ahead of Mesa rally President also scheduled to attend fundraiser in Scottsdale and visit Luke Air Force Base in Glendale. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/politics/elections/2018/10/18/president-donald-trump-lands-phoenix-ahead-mesa-rally/1689692002/ President Donald Trump arrives at the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport's executive terminal on the evening of Oct. 18. President Trump walks off Air Force One after arriving at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Oct. 18, 2018.

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Scottsdale, Phoenix dominate Valley contributions to Trump campaign

Since moving into the White House last year, President Donald Trump has amassed quite a war chest for a 2020 re-election bid.

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CB Live hiring 150 for restaurant, entertainment venue at Desert Ridge in Phoenix

David Spade will perform in Phoenix on Black Friday, the grand opening of CB Live at Desert Ridge Marketplace. First, the venue must hire 150 people.

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3 dead, 2 critically injured in rollover crash on Bell Road near I-17 in Phoenix

Three people are dead and two others are critically injured after a vehicle rolled over and crashed early Thursday on Bell Road near Interstate 17. 3 dead, 2 critically injured in rollover crash on Bell Road near I-17 in Phoenix Three people are dead and two others are critically injured after a vehicle rolled over and crashed early Thursday on Bell Road near Interstate 17. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/phoenix/2018/10/18/phoenix-car-crash-fatalities-rollover-bell-road-near-interstate-17/1681162002/ Two people died and three others were injured in a single-vehicle rollover crash early Thursday morning on West Bell Road, near Interstate 17. Three people are dead and two others are critically injured after a car rolled over and crashed early Thursday morning on West Bell Road near Interstate 17. Police and firefighters responded to the ... (more)

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3 dead, 2 critically injured in rollover crash on Bell Road near I-17 in Phoenix

Three people are dead and two others are critically injured after a vehicle rolled over and crashed early Thursday on Bell Road near Interstate 17. 3 dead, 2 critically injured in rollover crash on Bell Road near I-17 in Phoenix Three people are dead and two others are critically injured after a vehicle rolled over and crashed early Thursday on Bell Road near Interstate 17. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/phoenix/2018/10/18/phoenix-car-crash-fatalities-rollover-bell-road-near-interstate-17/1681162002/ Two people died and three others were injured in a single-vehicle rollover crash early Thursday morning on West Bell Road, near Interstate 17. Three people are dead and two others are critically injured after a car rolled over and crashed early Thursday morning on West Bell Road near Interstate 17. Police and firefighters responded to the ... (more)

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Gila River community agrees to study that could lead to widening of I-10 south of Phoenix

Multiple state agencies approve a new 18-month study seeking to identify conditions that need to be improved along I-10 near Gila River community. Gila River community agrees to study that could lead to widening of I-10 south of Phoenix Multiple state agencies approve a new 18-month study seeking to identify conditions that need to be improved along I-10 near Gila River community.

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Huge increase in number of voters registered in Arizona as midterm election nears

The increase in registrations could stem from the Trump presidency and other social movements, as well as news events like #MeToo and #RedForEd. Huge increase in number of voters registered in Arizona as midterm election nears The increase in registrations could stem from the Trump presidency and other social movements, as well as news events like #MeToo and #RedForEd.

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Breaking down Gilbert's $84.8M fire and police training facility price tag

A look at what Gilbert residents would get for $84.8 million and how the proposed public safety training compares to others in metro Phoenix. Breaking down Gilbert's $84.8M fire and police training facility price tag A look at what Gilbert residents would get for $84.8 million and how the proposed public safety training compares to others in metro Phoenix.

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Best breakfast in Phoenix is now the best meal at Sky Harbor Airport

Best breakfast in Phoenix is now the best meal at Sky Harbor Airport Local breakfast joint makes list of 25 best airport restaurants Check out this story on USATODAY.com: https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/flights/2018/10/17/matts-big-breakfast-phoenix-named-top-airport-restaurant/1678990002/ The thick-cut bacon, fluffy pancakes and from-scratch waffles at this local breakfast spot have created a loyal following from Matt Pool. It's now open at the Marina Heights Building in downtown Tempe.

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Woman arrested in fatal Phoenix parking-lot shooting

Authorities arrested a woman in connection with the September shooting death of a man in a parking lot adjacent to a Phoenix apartment complex. Woman arrested in fatal Phoenix parking-lot shooting Authorities arrested a woman in connection with the September shooting death of a man in a parking lot adjacent to a Phoenix apartment complex.

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Escaped ram dies in collision on Loop 101 after leading Mesa police on chase

An escaped ram fled a residential yard near Dobson Road and First Street leading Mesa police on a chase ending in the ram's death Wednesday. Escaped ram dies in collision on Loop 101 after leading Mesa police on chase An escaped ram fled a residential yard near Dobson Road and First Street leading Mesa police on a chase ending in the ram's death Wednesday.

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Best of Phoenix 2018: Best (and Worst) Political Behavior

In Arizona, there will never be a shortage of controversial politicians. The ones who tend to make the national spotlight always seem to be for a negative reason.

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10 Best Meat and Cheese Boards In Metro Phoenix

You might think chef's boards are a fail-safe option on any restaurant menu, but the truth is, not all combinations of meat, cheese, and accoutrements are created equally. Cellophane-wrapped meat straight out of the supermarket, subpar bread, and low-quality fixings might do in a hurry, but with the right meaty, spreadable, curable delights you've got a board that offers indulgent bites of personalized perfection.

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PD: Woman stabs man after sexual assault

A Phoenix woman used a steak knife to stab an acquaintance after he sexually assaulted her, according to Phoenix police. On October 14, officials were called to a home near 27th Avenue and Baseline Road.

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'I'm tired': Phoenix teacher fights to lead her classroom and #RedForEd

'I'm tired': Phoenix teacher fights to lead her classroom and #RedForEd #RedForEd has elevated Phoenix teacher Rebecca Garelli into a strange new position: A classroom teacher with a statewide profile. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/arizona-education/2018/10/17/phoenix-teacher-fights-maintain-passion-education-redfored-arizona-walkout-rebecca-garelli/1574786002/ Rebecca Garelli teaches 6th grade science at Sevilla West Elementary School in Phoenix, Monday morning, September 17, 2018.

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Trump's Mesa Visit: Airport to Designate Special Zones for Demonstrators

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway airport officials are hoping for a well-planned rally when President Trump comes to town on Friday, October 19. The scene at the rally is likely to be subdued compared to the chaos that erupted when Trump visited downtown Phoenix in August 2017. Trump will rally his supporters at the aerial services company International Air Response at 7 p.m. to support Republicans like Senate candidate Martha McSally in the midterm elections .

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Cowboy Ciao and Kazimierz May Be Gone, but the Chopped Salad Lives On

Cowboy Ciao was my first foodie find in the Phoenix area. Kazimierz World Wine Bar was my first watering hole in the desert after we moved here almost six years ago So it's sad to learn today that owner Peter Kasperski may be closing both Old Town Scottsdale locations, according to social media.

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Pork Phoenix: Specialty Pork Producer Tails & Trotters Rises From the Ashes

They're back in their same 24th Ave. location with a snappy remodel that offers expanded seating for the enjoyment of their newly expanded lunch menu. Featured is a full line of their incredible sandwiches and daily soup specials, and now a curated selection of beers, wine and Cider Riot cider.

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Gino's East is closing its Phoenix pizza restaurant

Gino's East is closing its Phoenix pizza restaurant Chicago deep-dish pizza restaurant Gino's East closes its Phoenix location. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://www.azcentral.com/story/entertainment/dining/2018/10/16/phoenix-restaurant-ginos-east-pizza-closes/1659468002/ The Chicagoland favorite opened to much fanfare in April 2017 in Phoenix's Arcadia neighborhood, just east of 36th Street on Indian School Road.

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Pedestrian helped by former Phoenix councilman after being hit by truck has died

A pedestrian was struck and killed in a fatal collision on Northern Avenue at about 6:46 p.m. Monday. Pedestrian helped by former Phoenix councilman after being hit by truck has died A pedestrian was struck and killed in a fatal collision on Northern Avenue at about 6:46 p.m. Monday.

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9 Things You Should Never Do in Phoenix

There are things you should and should not do in any city you live in, but in Phoenix there is a certain reputation to uphold. So take our advice and don't do these 9 things ... ever.

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Snow falls on Flagstaff, high country early Tuesday morning

Snow falls on Flagstaff, high country early Tuesday morning Snowplows were clearing highways in high country in northern and eastern Arizona on Tuesday. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/arizona-weather/2018/10/16/snow-falls-flagstaff-high-country-early-tuesday-morning/1658336002/ Snowplows were clearing highways in high country in northern and eastern Arizona on Tuesday as a winter weather advisory remained in effect through noon for elevations over 6,500 feet.

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Build-a-Bear Workshop opening a store in a Phoenix Walmart

Build-a-Bear Workshop opening a store in a Phoenix Walmart Build-a-Bear Workshop will open inside select Walmart locations across the U.S., including one Phoenix Walmart. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://www.azcentral.com/story/entertainment/kids/2018/10/16/build-bear-workshop-opens-store-phoenix-walmart/1654521002/ With the holidays approaching, the giant in soft, cuddly things is giving parents and grandparents another shopping option with its launch of stores inside select Walmart locations across the U.S. Some stores open as early as Tuesday, Oct. 16 .

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72-year-old Phoenix costume store Easley's Fun Shop preps for its last Halloween

Easley's on McDowell Road has dressed generations of Phoenix residents for Halloween, costume parties, school plays and drag shows. 72-year-old Phoenix costume store Easley's Fun Shop preps for its last Halloween Easley's on McDowell Road has dressed generations of Phoenix residents for Halloween, costume parties, school plays and drag shows.

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Marco Bianco, the Man Behind the Bread

"I like to think of dough rising as a wave. If I wait too long, and the wave rises too high, I won't be able to surf it," second generation, Italian-American Bianco said.

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A funny thing happened to Dr Ken

Hollywood actor, comedian and doctor - got to deploy both his comedic and medicinal skills during a stand-up performance in Phoenix, Arizona this year. "An audience member had a seizure in the third row," Jeong says.

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Cindy McCain buys another Phoenix home for $2.28 million

The Cindy Hensley McCain Family Trust paid $2.28 million for a 5,000-square-foot house, not far from the estate the couple sold a decade ago. Cindy McCain buys another Phoenix home for $2.28 million The Cindy Hensley McCain Family Trust paid $2.28 million for a 5,000-square-foot house, not far from the estate the couple sold a decade ago.

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Phoenix police union blasts former Mayor Greg Stanton after robbery

Phoenix police union blasts former Mayor Greg Stanton after robbery The police association said the incident was a result of decisions made during Stanton's seven years as mayor. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/phoenix/2018/10/15/police-association-blasts-former-mayor-greg-stanton-after-robbery/1648988002/ The union representing Phoenix's rank-and-file officers took to Facebook Monday to blast former Mayor Greg Stanton two days after Stanton said he was robbed by a man wielding a weapon outside of a restaurant.

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Not Your Homie: Fake Campaign Signs Add to Arizona's Election Season Clutter

If you've been sauntering around the city of Phoenix in recent days, you might get the impression that a new, hip political candidate suddenly entered the fray just weeks before election day. Lawn signs directing you to "HomieForSenate.com" have sprouted out of nowhere, further cluttering our public corners and median strips with jarring blasts of turquoise and promises of "Significant Change."

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Free Things to Do This Week in Metro Phoenix

Short on cash this week? We've got you covered. This week, you can pedal your heart out at the Fourth Annual Bike Bazaar, rock the rainbow at Rainbows Festival, or get educated at Chemistry Day all for free.

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Pumpkin-o-rama: Phoenix restaurants roll out pumpkin dishes, cocktails

Here's how Phoenix-area restaurants are showcasing fall's most famous squash in everything from pumpkin pancakes to coffee to cocktails. Pumpkin-o-rama: Phoenix restaurants roll out pumpkin dishes, cocktails Here's how Phoenix-area restaurants are showcasing fall's most famous squash in everything from pumpkin pancakes to coffee to cocktails.

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Why More Americans Are Moving to Smaller Cities

More Americans are escaping expensive, 'first-tier' metro areas in favor of more affordable 'second-tier' places like Phoenix, Arizona, pictured here on July 23, 2018. More Americans are moving to smaller cities in search of a better quality of life.

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Woman goes missing from Glendale area

The Phoenix Police Department is investigating the disappearance of Kristi Vater of Glendale. Her family is asking the public for help.

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JOBS: 8 places looking for workers in the Valley

Are you looking for work? There are several places now hiring and looking to add quality workers in the Valley! Are you looking for work at a tech company? Vixxo is now hiring! The company is looking to fill a variety of payroll, HR, and accounting positions. Interested in learning more? Head here for additional information and how to apply.

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Trump says climate change not a hoax but it will 'change back'

President Donald Trump crosses the South Lawn on his return to the White House, Saturday Oct. 13, 2018, in Washington, after a trip to Kentucky. President Donald Trump crosses the South Lawn on his return to the White House, Saturday Oct. 13, 2018, in Washington, after a trip to Kentucky.

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Club Candids: Bloodfest 2018 Was a Bloody Good Time

Something wild and wicked took place in the wilderness outside of Phoenix on Friday, October 12. Dozens of ravers and EDM fans gathered at a remote location in the desert outskirts of the Valley to party and rage during Bloodfest 2018. The annual rave involves people getting doused with gallons of fake blood and dancing until dawn.

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Former Phoenix mayor and congressional candidate Greg Stanton robbed outside of restaurant

Former Phoenix mayor and congressional candidate Greg Stanton robbed outside of restaurant Police said the man was armed with a "hatchet-type" weapon. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/phoenix-breaking/2018/10/14/phoenix-former-mayor-greg-stanton-robbed-outside-restaurant/1641398002/ Greg Stanton resigned as mayor of Phoenix on May 29, 2018.

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Scottsdale has nation's 'home of the year' at Camelot Homes' White Horse

Camelot Homes, founded more than 60 years ago, has set many trends for the Valley's housing market, including having women leaders. Scottsdale has nation's 'home of the year' at Camelot Homes' White Horse Camelot Homes, founded more than 60 years ago, has set many trends for the Valley's housing market, including having women leaders.

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Man rescued from fast-moving water in Phoenix

A man stuck in waist-deep water on the Salt River bottom was rescued overnight by Phoenix Fire Department crews. According to fire officials, emergency crews were dispatched to the scene near 27th Avenue and Lower Buckeye Road after receiving reports of a man in the water.

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Man rescued from fast-moving water in Phoenix

A man stuck in waist-deep water on the Salt River bottom was rescued overnight by Phoenix Fire Department crews. According to fire officials, emergency crews were dispatched to the scene near 27th Avenue and Lower Buckeye Road after receiving reports of a man in the water.

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MSNBC journalist Chuck Todd will bring 'MTP Daily' to Phoenix restaurant on Oct. 17

MSNBC journalist Chuck Todd will bring 'MTP Daily' to Phoenix restaurant on Oct. 17 Newsman Chuck Todd brings the MSNBC show 'MTP Daily' to Phoenix on Oct. 17. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://www.azcentral.com/story/entertainment/media/2018/10/14/chuck-todd-bring-mtp-daily-phoenix-restaurant-vig-oct-17/1611135002/ Chuck Todd is taking the show on the road and stopping in Arizona - a state the moderator of NBC's "Meet the Press" thinks may be a bellwether in the midterm elections next month. Todd will host his MSNBC weekday show "MTP Daily" at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17 at the Vig Arcadia, as part of the show's "Meet the Midterms" feature.

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10 of Arizona's Most Infamously Haunted Places

If there's one upshot to metro Phoenix's idiotic penchant for tearing down older buildings in favor of replacing them with ginormous steel and glass monstrosities, it could be this: At least there's one less place for ghosts to haunt. It seems like every single vintage building that's still standing in the Valley has some sort of spooky story of ghosts attached to it.

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The Latest: Rainfall sets new October record for Phoenix

The National Weather Service says heavy rainfall Saturday made the month Phoenix's wettest October on record and the city's 10th wettest month ever. Meanwhile, authorities say water has subsided and conditions are normal again on Interstate 10 in west Phoenix where runoff flooded a low-lying section of the highway.

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The Latest: Rainfall sets new October record for Phoenix

The National Weather Service says heavy rainfall Saturday made the month Phoenix's wettest October on record and the city's 10th wettest month ever. Meanwhile, authorities say water has subsided and conditions are normal again on Interstate 10 in west Phoenix where runoff flooded a low-lying section of the highway.

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I-10 flooded at 43rd Avenue in west Phoenix

Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/phoenix-traffic/2018/10/13/hurricane-sergio-flooded-interstate-10-43rd-avenue-west-phoenix/1630660002/ Both directions of the Interstate 10 were flooded at 43rd Avenue in west Phoenix Saturday afternoon as remnants of Hurricane Sergio drenched the area. The roadway was still open shortly before 1 p.m., but the Arizona Department of Transportation officials urged motorists to exit before the flooded area.

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3 Things You Need to Know About the Phoenix Food Scene

What a contrast. Only a couple of months ago, we learned that Scottsdale was getting Arizona's first White Castle restaurant.

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3 Things You Need to Know About the Phoenix Food Scene

What a contrast. Only a couple of months ago, we learned that Scottsdale was getting Arizona's first White Castle restaurant.

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Could Stevie Nicks win the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame fan vote?

In the fourth day of voting, Stevie Nicks is leading the popular vote at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame website, edging out Def Leppard and the Cure. Could Stevie Nicks win the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame fan vote? In the fourth day of voting, Stevie Nicks is leading the popular vote at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame website, edging out Def Leppard and the Cure.

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Phoenix weather: Showers, cooler temperatures to linger over weekend from Hurricane Sergio remnants

Phoenix weather: Showers, cooler temperatures to linger over weekend from Hurricane Sergio remnants Arizona is heading into another wet and soggy weekend, with remnants of Hurricane Sergio. Check out this story on azcentral.com: https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/arizona-weather/2018/10/13/arizona-phoenix-weather-hurricane-sergio-remnants-rain-cooler-temperatures/1628342002/ The earthen Menagers Dam is in imminent danger of failing, potentially sending floodwaters rushing into the Tohono O'odham village of Ali Chuk on Oct. 3, 2018, southwest of Sells, Ariz.

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Road Test: Mobile Cannabis Lab Helps Keep THC Levels High for Arizona Patients

You probably wouldn't notice the innocuous white van hauling a trailer around the Phoenix metro area. And if you did, you wouldn't know it contained $2 million of laboratory equipment.

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6 Questions for Apache Lake Music Festival Co-Founder Brannon Kleinlein

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. Apache Lake Music Festival co-founder Brannon Kleinlein really loves the Arizona music scene, and his track record shows it.

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Local Media Not Biting on Lawyer's Unverified Claims Against Phoenix Candidate

With the election just weeks away, a local attorney has unveiled salacious, unverified claims from an anonymous woman about Phoenix mayoral candidate Daniel Valenzuela. Tempe-based criminal defense attorney David Kephart invited members of the media to an 11 a.m. press event on Thursday near the Phoenix City Council chambers, where he provided them with a statement containing the woman's allegations and a video file that featured the woman delivering an on-camera testimonial to an unnamed interviewer.

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Best of Phoenix 2018: Where to Find Our Best Specialty Dishes

Do you know where to find the best pizza in the Valley? Who makes the best horchatas? The best burger or the best grilled cheese? We don't have any problem with telling you where to go to find any of them. Here are the best specialty dishes that we rated in metro Phoenix.

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