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  1. Asked: When can a child be left home alone?Read the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | The Arizona Republic

    Asked: When can a child be left home alone? Some states designate when a child can be left home alone. Arizona does not.


  2. Phoenix food bank receives nearly $1K from auction of Jodi Arias eyeglassesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KTAR

    A Phoenix charity became the recipient of almost $1,000 from convicted killer Jodi Arias, who donated the proceeds from a personal auction of the eyeglasses she wore during her trial. The money went to St. Mary's Food Bank of Phoenix on Wednesday.


  3. Arizona sees steady rise in suicide rate among middle-aged menRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KTAR

    Arizona has had one of the nation's highest rates of suicide in recent years, and while that rate has barely climbed for the state's overall population one segment has seen a substantial increase: middle-aged men. In 2002, the suicide rate for men ages 45 to 64 stood at 34.4 per 100,000.


  4. Study Finds No Evidence That Abortion Restrictions Protect Women's HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Phoenix New Times

    A pair of pro-choice groups say states with the most restrictive laws on abortion, like Arizona, have generally poorer health conditions and less supportive policies for women and children. Abortion restrictions in Arizona and in state legislatures across the country are often billed as measures to protect the health and well-being of women and children, but this study from the the Center for Reproductive Rights and Ibis Reproductive Health attempts to show that these states don't actually treat the well-being of women and children as a priority.


  5. Oklahoma Changes Lethal Injection Protocol, But Keeps Controversial DrugRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    The United States' three executions this year widely considered botched all have at least one thing in common: they've all included the use of midazolam, a sedative previously unused in lethal injections. In January, Ohio executed Dennis McGuire in a 25-minute lethal injection using a two-drug combination of midazolam and hydromorphone.


  6. Phoenix charity gets $980 from Jodi Arias' eyeglasses auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    Going once. Going twice. The auction is over for Jodi Arias's infamous eyeglasses she wore during her trial and the proceeds are going to a Phoenix-area charity.


  7. Marijuana ballot initiative in Mississippi isn't unexpectedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Mississippi Press

    Is anyone particularly surprised that some of our fellow Mississippians are attempting to get a marijuana legalization initiative before the state's voters? I'm not. A group calling itself "Mississippi for Cannabis" is pushing the effort.


  8. Oklahoma unveils new execution proceduresRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Durant Daily Democrat

    Oklahoma prison officials unveiled new execution procedures Tuesday to replace those used in April when an inmate writhed and moaned before being declared dead 43 minutes after his lethal injection began - a situation that renewed debate over what constitutes cruel and unusual punishment. The new guidelines allow the state to keep using midazolam, a sedative used in flawed executions earlier this year in Ohio, Oklahoma and Arizona, although it calls for increasing by five times the dose it gave Clayton Lockett in April.


  9. AG Debate: Brnovich, Rotellini attack each other's record, experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Verde Independent

    The candidates for attorney general openly derided the other's experience Tuesday night, each telling viewers of a televised debate their foe is unqualified for the office. "Folks expect someone with experience because the stakes are too high,' said Brnovich, who had been a federal prosecutor.


  10. New Town roads policy criteria prioritizes workRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Chino Valley Review

    Salina Sialega Chino Valley Review The Town of Chino Valley Roads Department hopes to tackle more potholes, cracks and bumps, now that it has a road repair prioritization policy in place. The need throughout town, however, far exceeds funding, according to Public Works Director/Town Engineer Ron Grittman during his presentation to the Chino Valley Town Council members at its Sept.


  11. Fountain Hills reverses ban on firearms in town parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | The Arizona Republic

    Fountain Hills plans to make clear that legal firearms are allowed in its parks, as required by a state law approved by the Arizona Legislature in 2010. Fountain Hills reverses ban on firearms in town parks FOUNTAIN HILLS -- Fountain Hills plans to make clear that legal firearms are allowed in its parks, as required by a state law approved by the Arizona Legislature in 2010.


  12. Writers on the Range: A Colorado cyclist's plea to motoristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | The Summit Daily News

    I write with a plea to all motorists out there, including the one who passed me way too close this morning while I was riding my bike, and then turned sharply and unexpectedly into a driveway. This nearly caused me to crash into your passenger side window at a high rate of speed.


  13. Campaigning to fill seatsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | MyIDAccess

    Independent broadliner Shamrock Foods is on a mission to help fill restaurant seats in its home state of Arizona. In mid-September, the company launched the Dine4AZ campaign to encourage the public to help stimulate the economy by dining out.


  14. Welcome to Nevada: Tax Changes LoomingRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Nevada Business Journal

    Nevada is well known as a corporate tax haven. Many large companies are incorporated in Nevada, particularly those whose headquarters are located in California, Arizona or Utah.


  15. Arizona DREAMers reapplying for federal deferred-action programRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | KTAR

    Two years before, Milan was jumping between jobs. He was a supermarket courtesy clerk for a while.


  16. Constitutional amendments to lead ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Cleveland Daily Banner

    Tennesseans will begin to cast votes in the November election on Oct. 15, as the early voting cycle begins. Voters have until Oct. 6 to register and in so doing, they will be able to chart the course of how Tennessee does business in four major categories.


  17. Where should Vt. house inmates?Read the original story

    17 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Each year Vermont ships hundreds of inmates to out of state prisons. It's a cost effective solution to overcrowding.


  18. Hospitals: Behavioral-health emergencies on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

    Emergency rooms in the Valley are seeing a surge in the number of patients arriving with behavioral-health and suicide emergencies. Hospitals: Behavioral-health emergencies on the rise Emergency rooms in the Valley are seeing a surge in the number of patients arriving with behavioral-health and suicide emergencies.


  19. UC president will examine enrollment levels of non-California studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    As she marks her first anniversary as UC system president, Janet Napolitano on Tuesday said she wants to tackle the controversial issue of whether some of the nine undergraduate UC campuses are enrolling too many students from other states and countries. Napolitano said she and the campus chancellors in the next few months would study "what is the right balance of out-of-state and international enrollment."


  20. Brasch WordsFRAT Boys and Naval OfficersRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2011 | American Reporter

    In an 8 p.m. ET press conference called by the Pima County Sheriff's office, Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik decried the "vitriolic" campaign against Giffords during the 2010 election year, and speaking of Arizona declared, "We have become the Mecca for prejudice and bigotry" in recent years, he said. The bold remark was widely noted and discussed by talking heads on CNN and FoxNews.