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2 hrs ago | Phoenix New Times

Hear Kevin Sabet, 'Legalization Enemy No. 1,' and Sheila Polk on Pot This Thursday

If you've been craving a dose of "Reefer Madness," there's still time to RSVP to Thursday's annual conference of the central Arizona anti-drug organization MATForce .

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Yavapai County, AZ

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Senate approves religious tax breaks

A bill allowing private property owners who lease space to churches to get a tax break will soon hit Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer 's desk.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Jan Brewer

Switched

Undocumented Woman Asks To Be Released From Jail To Fight Cancer

Fighting breast cancer has been difficult for Ruth Alvarez and her family. But now, she is battling the disease from inside a jail cell and without her loved ones by her side.

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Related Topix: Prison

Phoenix New Times

More Arizona Parents Not Having Their Children Vaccinated

The number of Arizona parents choosing to not have their children vaccinated is increasing.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Phoenix, AZ, University of Arizona, Autism, Yavapai County, AZ

KABC-AM Los Angeles

Arizona Man Accused in 'Mercy Killing' Goes Missing

An Arizona man accused of shooting his wife to death in a so-called "mercy killing" removed his electronic monitoring bracelet while on house arrest and fled, according to the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Sun City, AZ

The Independent

Ultimate Warrior death: WWE Hall of Famer died from heart disease, autopsy concludes

The 54-year-old wrestler, real name James Hellwig, collapsed on 8 April when he was walking with his wife Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Related Topix: James Hellwig, Examiner

MTV

Ultimate Warrior Cause Of Death Revealed

A week after collapsing in a parking lot and dying, doctors have determined that former WWE wrestling star Ultimate Warrior died of natural causes.

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Related Topix: James Hellwig, Scottsdale, AZ, World Wrestling Entertainment

The Charlotte Observer

Rescuers send dogs where they're wanted

Melissa Gable, public information officer at the Maricopa County Animal Care and Control, holds a Chihuahua.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

KTVK Phoenix

Elderly man accused in 'mercy killing' of wife goes missing

A man accused in the so-called "mercy killing" of his wife failed to show up for a court appearance Monday.

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Related Topix: Sun City, AZ

Norwalk Citizen News

Judge clears AG Tom Horne in campaign finance case

In this on Feb. 10, 2014, file photo, Kathleen Winn, listens to arguments from Yavapai Deputy County Attorney Benjamin Kreutzberg, during a hearing in Phoenix, Ariz.

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, Yavapai County, AZ

Examiner.com

Ultimate Warrior cause of death revealed for WWE Hall of Fame star

The Ultimate Warrior cause of death has been announced by the authorities in Phoenix.

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Related Topix: James Hellwig

The Modesto Bee

Ultimate Warrior died from cardiovascular disease

Maricopa County spokeswoman Cari Gerchick says that's the finding from an autopsy conducted Thursday by the county Medical Examiner's Office.

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Related Topix: James Hellwig

KOLD-TV Tucson

Scottsdale hotel maid arrested for identity theft

Authorities say a housekeeper at a Scottsdale resort stole the identity of a blind Mesa woman to secure her job.

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Related Topix: Scottsdale, AZ, Mesa, AZ

Sun Apr 13, 2014

ABC15.com

MCSO: Man critically hurt in rollover accident

Maricopa County Sheriff's deputies are asking for the public's help investigating a serious accident in the far west Valley.

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Greenwich Citizen

Handwritten Bible finds home in Phoenix

Ivelina Seykova, a book maker of Roswell Bookbinding, goes through 299 replications of the original Saint John's Bible, on March 31, 2014 in Phoenix, Ariz.

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Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, Canada, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Paradise Valley, AZ

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Washington Times

Some Arizona lawmakers fail to list free trips

Several Arizona lawmakers failed to disclose free trips made last year as required by state law, spotlighting the difficulty in enforcing guidelines on the issue.

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Related Topix: Arizona, Oro Valley, AZ, World News, Mexico

KTVK Phoenix

Blind woman's identity stolen to gain employment

Maricopa County Sheriff's deputies have arrested a female suspect in connection with the theft of a blind Valley woman's identity.

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Related Topix: Tempe, AZ, Mesa, AZ

The Wichita Eagle

With overabundance of Chihuahuas in shelters, groups exporting them

Retired orthopedic surgeon Peter Rork and his co-pilot Doyle, a black Labrador retriever, spend their free time flying precious, sometimes barking, cargo in Rork's Cessna.

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Phoenix New Times

Woman Who Threw a Shoe at Hillary Clinton Is From Phoenix

The woman who chucked a shoe at Hillary Clinton during a speech in Las Vegas has been identified as a Phoenix resident.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, Phoenix, AZ, US News

SFGate

Death penalty sought against man in boy's death

Maricopa County prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against a man charged with fatally stabbing his 12-year-old half-brother.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty

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