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Mayor hopes arrival of Roadrunners can turn Tucson ‘into a hockey town’

TUCSON – At least two of the people who played a critical role in bringing the newly named Roadrunners, the Arizona Coyotes minor league affiliate, to Tucson grew up watching the classic Wile E. Coyote and Roadrunner cartoons.

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Tucson AHL team, another step in growth of hockey in Arizona

TUCSON — When he lived in the Valley, Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild had a front row seat for the growth of hockey in Arizona.


Law and disorders: Cops, advocates try to defuse dealings with disabled

WASHINGTON - If anyone has reason to be distrusting of the police, it's Phoenix resident Mary Brncik.

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Report: Arizona taxes, regulations rank it high for economic outlook

WASHINGTON - Lower taxes, fewer regulations and right-to-work laws helped push Arizona toward the top of a report this week ranking states on their economic outlook.


Author of Brookings study claiming Phoenix suffers worst ‘brain drain’ revises numbers

A study analyzing which metropolitan areas retain their university graduates the most has come under fire after the Phoenix metro area landed in the basement of the rankings. Officials with the Maricopa Association of Governments and the Arizona Commerce Authority fought back, and the study’s author has revised the numbers.


Voters protest in the wake of clogged Maricopa County polling places

Elected officials and members of the public on Wednesday called for action after Maricopa County voters faced a night of long lines and overwhelmed polling stations during Tuesday’s presidential preference election.

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Study indicates 3-D printing could release dangerous toxins

Schools have used 3-D printers to build everything from robot parts to iPod cases. A local surgeon utilized the technology to help rebuild a patient’s face. And Local Motors, an Arizona based manufacturing company, even built a 3-D printed car.


Maricopa County Attorney’s Office stops issuing iPhones to employees

The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday it will stop distributing iPhones to employees in the wake of a national legal battle between Apple and the FBI.

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Federal appeals court voids death sentence in 1980 Tucson rape-murder

WASHINGTON - A sharply divided court Thursday overturned Robert Douglas Smith's death sentence in a brutal 1980 rape and murder near Tucson, saying lower courts wrongly ignored evidence that Smith was intellectually disabled at the time of the crime.

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Commercial truck drivers focus on Arizona road safety

Manny Franco, a UPS freight driver, is proud of his driving record. “I got almost two million miles accident free, having been in the industry for 27 years. Hopefully I retire doing this,” Franco said.

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Roll the tape: Valley police departments deploy body cameras

An officer retrieves a small black box charging in the police station and mounts it onto his or her uniform before heading out for the day. Once the officer is on the job, the box is recording.

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