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Florence, Arizona is located in Pinal County. Zip codes in Florence, AZ include 85132, 85232, and 85279. The median home price in Florence is $164,000 which is roughly $84/per square foot. More Florence information.

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Yesterday | KOLD-TV Tucson

PCSO: Boy, 2, drowns in backyard pool

A Maine teenager's mug shot is going viral online after he decided to make a statement with what he wore.

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Tuesday | ABC15.com

PCSO: 2-year-old boy dies after falling in pool

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

SFGate

Arizona inmate found dead of apparent homicide

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

Bottle of booze found in classroom after students suspect teacher is drunk

A 57-year-old teacher at a San Tan Valley high school was arrested on suspicion of being drunk while teaching a class Wednesday afternoon, a Pinal County Sheriff's Office spokesman said.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Battle Creek Enquirer

Inmate has filed 5,813 lawsuits - and counting

Maisano, a 62-year-old prisoner in Florence, Ariz., has filed - at last count - 5,813 federal lawsuits across the nation.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Copper Basin News

Superior School Board discusses many issues

The Superior School District had a busy agenda and addresses such issues as: children with health issues, special education, school ratings and even the formation of a new Parent Teacher Organization .

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

KOLD-TV Tucson

Trial date set in Arizona child poisoning case

A Richmond mother called 12 On Your Side after allegedly finding a large insect inside a can of mustard greens.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

Examiner.com

Fifteen lethal injections employed in two-hour botched Arizona execution

Joseph Wood was supposed to go quickly and painlessly, when the State of Arizona put him to death by lethal injection on Wednesday.

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Tucson Post

Arizona Used 15 Doses in Execution Experiment

A fence surrounds the state prison in Florence, Ariz. where the execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood was scheduled to take place on Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Tribune-News

Edward James Cunningham

Cunningham, devoted husband to Velma for 54 years, passed away on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Lakeside after a courageous battle with cancer.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

NOLA.com

How the death penalty has been administered in the United States, from British GQ

John Zemblidge, right, of Phoenix, leads a group of about a dozen death penalty opponents in prayer as the protest the possible execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood at the state prison in Florence, Ariz.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

ImmigrationProf Blog

ICE Detention Contract with Pinal County Jail Will End

After years of outrage at the conditions for immigrants in detention at the Pinal County Jail, Immigration and Customs Enforcement has ended its contract with the county.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Doctor: Lines placed correctly in Arizona inmate

In this undated file photo provided by the Arizona Department of Corrections, an unidentified Arizona Corrections Officer adjusts the straps on the gurney used for lethal injections at the Arizona State Prison at Florence, Ariz.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Sunherald.com

Max Ehrenfreund: Flubbed execution might not sway public opinion

Public support for the death penalty in the United States has declined, but it remains strong, with at least 60 percent of respondents in surveys saying that they favor capital punishment.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Beaumont Enterprise

States' use of execution drugs varies widely

The Arizona state prison is shown where the nearly two hour execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood took place on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Florence, Ariz.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

KNUS-AM Aurora

As inmate died, lawyers debated if he was in pain

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The Washington Post

Support for the death penalty remains strong

Public support for the death penalty in the United States has declined, but it remains strong, with at least 60 percent of respondents in surveys saying that they favor capital punishment.

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ABC News

Family: No Sympathy for Killer Whose Execution Took 2 Hours

Jeanne Brown, left, who had a sister and father murdered, speaks during a news conference as her husband Richard Brown listens, after the nearly two hour long execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood at the state prison, July 23, 2014, in Florence, Ariz.

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Memeorandum

Arizona Inmate Dies 2 Hours After Execution Began

ARIZONA INMATE DIES 2 HOURS AFTER EXECUTION BEGAN - FLORENCE, Ariz. - A condemned Arizona inmate gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S.

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Graham Leader

Midazolam is common thread in 3 lengthy executions

Robert Hungerford, of Phoenix, prays as he and a group of about a dozen death penalty opponents protest the possible execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood at the state prison in Florence, Ariz.

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