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Safeway, first major shopping center coming to Eastmark in Mesa – AZCentral.com

January 19, 2018 5:00:14 am | 0 Comments

The welcome sign for DMB’s Eastmark community in east Mesa is at the main entrance at Ray and Ellsworth roads.(Photo: Charlie Leight/The Republic) Mesa’s Eastmark community is getting its first ever shopping center, which will be anchored by a Safeway. Evergreen Development announced Thursday that it bought 10.6 acres of land at Signal Butte and Warner roads…

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Roberts: Arizona lawmakers unite to save KidsCare … and pigs fly – AZCentral.com

January 19, 2018 4:14:00 am | 0 Comments

CLOSE The Republic’s politics team talks Bisbees’s plastic bag ban, KidsCare funds drying up and Martha McSally and Paul Gosar entering Arizona’s Senate race on Nov. 1, 2017. Johanna Huckeba/azcentral Laurie Roberts: A state House panel voted unanimously to give the children of Arizona’s working poor a shot at keeping their health care. House Bill…

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Prescott has a long history of moving houses – The Daily Courier

January 19, 2018 4:02:00 am | 0 Comments

Long before “reduce, reuse, recycle” became a familiar slogan for conservation of resources, a quiet revolution of salvaging the old was already underway on the streets of Prescott. Over the decades, dozens of old and unwanted houses have been moved to new locations throughout Prescott and in the surrounding communities. Those houses — and other…

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Immigration hard-liner Steve King endorses Kelli Ward in Arizona's US Senate race – AZCentral.com

January 19, 2018 4:00:29 am | 0 Comments

CLOSE Through the years, Steve King, a Republican congressman from western Iowa, has made several widely criticized remarks during his years in office. This is a brief history of some of those moments. Kelsey Kremer/The Register U.S. Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, speaks at the Iowa Freedom Summit in January 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa.(Photo: Getty…

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Our View: Keep resolutions on federal issues closer to home – Arizona Daily Sun

January 19, 2018 2:02:29 am | 0 Comments

We suppose that Flagstaff elected officials are free to say whatever they like, even if it isn’t about something they have the legal authority to change. But when they band together as a group and take up staff time to craft a statement and a new city investment policy, it had better be about something…

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High fire danger around Flagstaff has Forest Service looking for seasonal firefighters to come earlier – Arizona Daily Sun

January 19, 2018 1:05:06 am | 0 Comments

A fall and winter defined by record or near-record dryness has skyrocketed the measures of fire risk around Flagstaff for much of the past several months, though the season’s first storm Jan. 10 did provide some respite. The dry conditions already have local forest managers looking at bringing on seasonal firefighting resources up to a…

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3 women accused of hindering investigation in Avondale serial killing – AZCentral.com

January 18, 2018 9:35:08 pm | 0 Comments

CLOSE CLEOPHUS COOKSEY JR. ACCUSED OF 9 MURDERS IN METRO PHOENIX Phoenix mayor, police chief discuss serial-murder suspect | 4:25 Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton and Police Chief Jeri Williams talk about how law enforcement tied double-murder suspect Cleophus Cooksey Jr. to seven other homicides, during a news conference Jan. 18, 2018. Sean Logan/azcentral.com CLOSE CLEOPHUS…

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3 women accused of hindering investigation in Avondale serial killing – AZCentral.com

January 18, 2018 9:35:08 pm | 0 Comments

CLOSE CLEOPHUS COOKSEY JR. ACCUSED OF 9 MURDERS IN METRO PHOENIX Phoenix mayor, police chief discuss serial-murder suspect | 4:25 Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton and Police Chief Jeri Williams talk about how law enforcement tied double-murder suspect Cleophus Cooksey Jr. to seven other homicides, during a news conference Jan. 18, 2018. Sean Logan/azcentral.com CLOSE CLEOPHUS…

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Cougars fall to rival Camp Verde 72-66 despite spirited 2nd-half comeback – CVR News

January 18, 2018 9:07:12 pm | 0 Comments

Chino Valley’s Daniel Martinez (24) goes up for a shot as the Cougars take on Camp Verde on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, in Chino Valley. Martinez scored 20 points in a 72-66 loss to the Cowboys. (Les Stukenberg/Courier) Martinez leads Chino Valley with 20 points, Grandy adds 14 in loss Daniel Martinez scored 20 points,…

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Scottsdale residents sound off on new bike share program at transportation meeting – AZFamily

January 18, 2018 8:13:55 pm | 0 Comments

SCOTTSDALE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) – A bike share program in Scottsdale is incredibly popular. You pick up a bike and leave it almost anywhere you want. But the biggest convenience is also a nuisance for some residents. “We live right down the street and they’re literally everywhere, super convenient,” said Trey Orear, who used LimeBike, one…

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