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  1. Jodi Arias trial judge gets humble pie for Thanksgiving, Jodi gets soy casseroleRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Examiner.com

    There is plenty of drama to go around the Thanksgiving table for those that are interested in watching the antics play out in court in the Jodi Arias trial . Many topics could be up for discussion at this holiday's festive feast, though some topics might be better left for the parlour after dinner.

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  2. Property owner works to extinguish West Valley mulch fireRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Arizona Republic

    Property owner works to extinguish West Valley mulch fire Smoke from the West Valley mulch fire tackled by property owner as fire crews leave scene Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1rudHsh A West Valley business owner who runs an organic farm is apologizing for the mulch fire that ignited on his land Saturday. Progress is slow and it's no one is certain when the smoke will end.

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  3. Miners Want Lift of Ban on Uranium Mining Near Grand CanyonRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Resource Investing News

    The American mining industry is pleading a federal appeals court to lift a ban on new uranium mining claims near the Grand Canyon. Then-U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar imposed the ban over concerns that large-scale development of uranium mines could threaten groundwater supplies, Native American cultural resources and scenic vistas in and around a park that draws millions of visitors.

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  4. Ohio lawmakers work toward map-making compromiseRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    State Republicans and Democrats are working to coalesce around a new system for drawing congressional and legislative districts with hopes they can reach the resolution they've promised the public by year's end. States alter political maps to reflect population shifts identified by the U.S. Census once every 10 years in a process called redistricting.

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  5. Barber request for counting of 133 votes deniedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    The 133 ballots at the heart of a federal lawsuit in southern Arizona over election results in the hotly contested 2nd Congressional District will not be counted after all. U.S. District Judge Cindy Jorgenson denied a request Thursday by U.S. Rep. Ron Barber and three voters to halt the official election results certification until the ballots of 133 lawful voters are counted.

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  6. Ariz. Dem loses lawsuit ahead of recountRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Hill

    The campaign for Rep. Ron Barber lost a lawsuit it filed just days ago with a federal district court seeking to force two counties in Arizona to include the 133 ballots the campaign says were legally cast but have been erroneously disqualified. Cindy Jorgenson, a U.S. district court judge in Tucson, notified the Barber campaign of her ruling on Thanksgiving Day.

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  7. Judge denies Barber's request to delay certification of election resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

    TUCSON, AZ - Congressman Ron Barber expressed disappointment on Thursday after a federal judge refused his attempt to get more than 100 more ballots added to the total in the November election. The judge refused to stop the certification of Arizona's election.

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  8. Judge puts Arizona 'revenge porn' law on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KTVK Phoenix

    A federal judge on Wednesday put a new Arizona law against "revenge porn" on hold after civil rights groups sued over constitutional grounds. The order from U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton came as part of an agreement between the Arizona attorney general's office and the groups that sued.

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  9. Today in Arizona HistoryRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | The Navajo Times

    On this date in 1929, the citizens and police department of Douglas threatened to raise an army of 600 armed Mexican and U.S. citizens to hunt down a lawless band of Apaches who raided along the border before taking refuge in the Sierra Madre Mountains of Mexico. The Mexican Cavalry offered to cooperate.

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  10. Miners ask court to lift ban on uranium mining near Grand CanyonRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    The American mining industry is asking a federal appeals court to overturn a ban on new uranium mining claims near the Grand Canyon in a legal battle with environmentalists over impacts on the premier U.S. park. In 2012, the Obama administration set aside for 20 years new mining claims and limited development on existing claims on roughly 1 million acres of public lands in northern Arizona adjacent to the Grand Canyon.

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  11. Road to Grand Canyon's North Rim closing soonRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | ABC15.com

    Motorists have a few more days to visit the Grand Canyon's North Rim before the road leading there closes for the season. The Arizona Department of Transportation says State Route 67 between Jacob Lake and the North Rim will close Monday and reopen in mid-May. Most services at the North Rim already are closed for the year, including the visitor center and the lodge.

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  12. 10 things Arizonans should be thankful for on ThanksgivingRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KTAR

    From plenty of awesome events to the fact that we can actually go outside every month of the year, Arizona is a great place to live. In honor of Thanksgiving, we compiled a list of 10 reasons, in no specific order, why Arizonans should be thankful they call the Grand Canyon State home.

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  13. Catering to Auto Dealers, State Governments Restrict Consumers Right to Buy Direct from TeslaRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Artdiamondblog.com

    Backed by dealership trade groups, several states, including Arizona, New Jersey, Maryland, Texas and Virginia, have banned or restricted Tesla from selling to the public. The Iowa Department of Transportation asked Tesla to stop its West Des Moines test drives after being alerted to the event by the Iowa Automobile Dealers Association, said Paul Steier, director of the DOT's Bureau of Investigation and Identity Protection.

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  14. U.S. judge puts Arizona's 'revenge porn' bill on holdRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | WHTC

    A U.S. judge on Wednesday put on hold enforcement of Arizona's "revenge porn" law that made it a felony to post online nude images of others without their consent, after a rights group said the measure was too broad and state attorneys agreed it should be revisited. U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton's order came at the request of the state attorney general's office and the American Civil Liberties Union, which is representing booksellers, newspapers and others in a federal lawsuit against the law.

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  15. I-17 north reopens near Black Canyon City after crashRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

    Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1rnKyyG Interstate 17 north was temporarily closed Wednesday night for a collision near Black Canyon City, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

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  16. Miners ask court to lift ban on uranium mining nea...Read the original story

    Yesterday | WHTC

    The American mining industry is asking a federal appeals court to overturn a ban on new uranium mining claims near the Grand Canyon in a legal battle with environmentalists over impacts on the premier U.S. park. In 2012, the Obama administration set aside for 20 years new mining claims and limited development on existing claims on roughly 1 million acres of public lands in northern Arizona adjacent to the Grand Canyon.

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  17. Massive progress made on mulch fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTVK Phoenix

    EL MIRAGE, Ariz. -- According to a Rural Metro Fire spokesperson, the property owner is making massive progress on the mulch fire burning in Maricopa County near El Mirage.

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  18. Crash causing delays on northbound Interstate 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Arizona Republic

    Crash causing delays on northbound Interstate 17 A crash on northbound Interstate 17 is causing long delays near Black Canyon City. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1xI8SI8 A crash involving five vehicles on northbound Interstate 17 is causing long delays near Black Canyon City and officials are advising holiday travelers to wait until traffic subsides.

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  19. Interstate 8 reopens after crash west of Casa GrandeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Arizona Republic

    Interstate 8 West bound lanes, 30 miles west of Casa Grande, were closed due to a collision Wednesday afternoon, Arizona Department of Transportation Interstate 8 reopens after crash west of Casa Grande Interstate 8 West bound lanes, 30 miles west of Casa Grande, were closed due to a collision Wednesday afternoon, Arizona Department of Transportation Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1xHY4d2 Interstate 8 was reopened on Wednesday afternoon following a crash that closed westbound lanes for more than an hour, the Arizona Department of Transportation said in a tweet.

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  20. Colorado holiday travelRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Colorado Daily

    Traffic was bumper to bumper on westbound I-70 near Georgetown shortly after 10 a.m. on Wednesday, November 26, 2014. It's the busiest travel day of the year and those planning to traverse the state, and country, should expect snow and congestion.

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