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Residential and mixed-use development ramps up along south Scottsdale's McDowell Road – AZCentral.com

March 15, 2017 5:02:00 am | 0 Comments

Las Aguas is one of the newest apartment complexes completed in the ongoing redevelopment of south Scottsdale, opening doors to residents in April along McDowell Road.(Photo: Rob Schumacher/The Republic) On a sunny afternoon in late February, residents at Las Aguas Apartments lined up for waffles from the Waffle Love food truck parked a few feet…

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Hurricane Matthew victims find only hard luck – Kdminer

March 15, 2017 4:59:13 am | 0 Comments

Photo by Hubble Ray Smith. A sewage overflow in the yard of Elizabeth Pine and Tony Osborne at Coyote Canyon Mobile Home was investigated by Mohave County’s Environmental Health Division Monday, and the owners of the park were issued a notice of violation and 24-hour notice to fix the problem. KINGMAN – It’s been a…

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Man Rips Up Qurans After Breaking Into Tucson Mosque – Newsweek

March 15, 2017 4:58:00 am | 0 Comments

The country’s largest Muslim civil-rights group has called for a hate crime probe after a man broke into a mosque in Tucson, Arizona, early Monday morning and desecrated multiple copies of the Quran. The Islamic Center of Tucson posted on its Facebook page that a man had broken in at 3:30 a.m. before ripping up…

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Large donation headlines 'Broadway in the Hills' – fhtimes.com … – FH Times

March 14, 2017 11:09:34 pm | 0 Comments

This year’s Fountain Hills Theater “Broadway in the Hills” fundraiser proved to be a major success, primarily thanks to a long-time theater supporting couple. The gala Fundraiser was held in the Community Center Sunday night, March 5. Highlight of the evening was the presentation of a $30,000 check to the theater from Fred and Barb…

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Rising Arizona: how Phoenix is becoming a foodie city to savour – The Guardian

March 14, 2017 10:30:35 pm | 0 Comments

Phoenix is working hard to reinvent a food scene once regarded as flatter than a pancake. Guardian restaurant critic Marina O’Loughlin eats her way round the diners and restaurants fusing cuisines and creating fresh twists on American classics <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Blazing griddles … the Dowtown Phoenix skyline; the city is witnessing a…

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Flagstaff's Soto earns second athlete of the year honor – Arizona Daily Sun

March 14, 2017 9:08:05 pm | 0 Comments

After years of freezing cold temperatures and snow postponements, Flagstaff’s Joacquin Soto is ready to play in a more reasonable climate. With another season disrupted by the city’s winter weather, the Flagstaff Eagles found themselves on the outside looking in for a state tournament berth. Losing a game against Mingus Union and feeling the trickle-down…

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Chandler police seek man who fired gun at couple – AZCentral.com – AZCentral.com

March 14, 2017 8:35:00 pm | 0 Comments

CLOSE A video shows the truck of a man who police believe was involved in an aggravated assault outside a Chandler Lowe’s store. Chandler Police Department Lowe’s shooting suspect.(Photo: Chandler Police Department) Chandler police are seeking the public’s help identifying a man who fired a gun at a couple at a Lowe’s parking lot. In the early-morning…

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Supreme Court affirms Arizona's higher minimum wage – Arizona Daily Star

March 14, 2017 8:05:27 pm | 0 Comments

PHOENIX — The state’s new higher minimum wage is here to stay. Without comment late Tuesday, the Arizona Supreme Court unanimously rebuffed a bid by business groups to void the voter-approved law. The ruling leaves the current minimum wage at $10 an hour, up from $8.05 last year. It also means the minimum will increase…

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A hidden tribe, a disastrous school and finally, a cry for help – AZCentral.com

March 14, 2017 8:02:15 pm | 0 Comments

Share This Story SUPAI — Not yet noon, and already class was out at Havasupai Elementary. There was no bell. No line of buses waited outside. Nothing announced the day’s end but a rush of students through the gate and a small stream of teachers following close behind, carrying suitcases toward a helicopter that would…

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Effort to recall Buckeye Mayor Jackie Meck appears to fall short of signatures – AZCentral.com

March 14, 2017 6:46:11 pm | 0 Comments

Frustrated Buckeye residents filed initial recall paperwork against Mayor Jackie Meck on Nov. 22, 2016.(Photo: Handout) A citizen-driven campaign to recall Buckeye Mayor Jackie Meck after outrage over high water bills will likely fail to trigger a recall election by next week’s deadline, according to Jeffrey Hancock, co-leader of the recall effort. The campaign has…

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