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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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7 hrs ago | 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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Wed Jul 23, 2014

ABC15.com

Victim's family finds closure after execution

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The Lebanon Daily News

10 Things to Know for Thursday

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

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KNUS-AM Aurora

First Amendment fight won't stop Arizona execution

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KSWO

First Amendment fight won't stop Arizona execution

FLORENCE, Ariz. - The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for Arizona to carry out its third execution in the past year Wednesday following a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

SFGate

Arizona teacher files $4M claim in prison rape

This Jan. 30, 2014 photo from the Arizona Department of Corrections, shows Jacob Harvey, accused of attacking a state prison teacher in Florence, Ariz.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Navajo Times

Today in Arizona History - July 13th

On this date in 1890, John Charles Fremont, Army officer, explorer, presidential nominee and the fifth Territorial Governor of Arizona, died.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Tucson Weekly

A Letter from Pamela Williams

In this week's issue we ran a story on how brothers Miguel and Diego Carter met their father because of a story published in the Tucson Weekly about their mother's trial and case in Pinal County .

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Daily Courier

Repairs begin on historic courthouse at heart of Prescott

Matt Hinshaw/The Daily Courier Bill Otwell of Otwell Associates Architects and Yavapai County Facilities Director Ken Van Keuren walk through one of the staircases of the Yavapai County Courthouse that is undergoing repairs and reinforcement.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

KTVK Phoenix

Fatal semi rollover closes both directions of I-10 north of Tucson

A semi rollover involving a fatality has closed both directions of Interstate 10 to the north of Tucson in Marana, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Women's eNews

Immigration Raids Spawn Organized Push-Back

"It's hard because my mom is the only parent we had," said Avila, the eldest of Norma Gutierrez's four children, in a phone interview from Phoenix, where she lives.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

USA Today

Exclusive cover reveal: 'Untouched' by Lauren Hawkeye

HEA gives us the very first look at the cover of Lauren Hawkeye's 'Untouched,' which comes out Aug. 5. Exclusive cover reveal: 'Untouched' by Lauren Hawkeye HEA gives us the very first look at the cover of Lauren Hawkeye's 'Untouched,' which comes out Aug. 5. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1lRiBum Your Take contributions have ... (more)

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KOLD-TV Tucson

Candidate finds crucial witness during lunch break

A candidate for Pinal County court clerk saved her spot on the Republican primary election ballot by using a court's lunch break to round up a vital witness.

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