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State officials warn of mercury levels in fishing areas; launch online guide to safe consumption

PHOENIX – Arizona environmental officials on Wednesday warned visitors and residents to only eat limited amounts of certain kinds of fish contaminated with mercury found in three fishing areas in the state, adding to a growing list of advisories against fish consumption in lakes and streams.

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Share your perspective on protesting: Un-American or a patriotic duty?

America has always been a country of protests. From the Boston Tea Party to this year's Women’s March, Americans have a tradition of taking to the streets to voice their grievances. Sometimes protests involve strict, intentional adherence to the rules, and some involve civil disobedience, willfully breaking laws to make a point about a larger issue.


Two ‘non-traditional’ candidates reach short list for new UA president

PHOENIX – A leader of innovation and research at Arizona State University and the chief executive of Texas Medical Center are finalists to become the next president of the University of Arizona.


Putting the squeeze on trash in downtown Phoenix

PHOENIX – Solar-powered trash cans placed in downtown Phoenix compact and reduce trash, spur recycling and cut down on trash collections – and may herald a new way to get rid of trash, Phoenix officials say.


For Log Cabin Republicans, ‘gay conservative’ is not a contradiction

Matthew Shuman looks forward to voting for Donald Trump this fall and said he agrees with the Republican Party on most everything, including its policies on national security, gun rights and economic liberalism. Most everything.


The D-Backs, Maricopa County and their $187-million ballpark dispute

City of Phoenix officials and a local sports law expert add perspective to the Chase Field dispute between the Arizona Diamondbacks and Maricopa County.


D-backs’ Hall on stadium battle with county: ‘We need to see what’s out there before it’s too late’

The Diamondbacks are unhappy with the condition of Chase Field and have asked Maricopa County for the freedom to explore other options. The county, citing the 1996 facility use agreement between the two parties, denied their request and the two sides have taken their feud public.


Fledgling professional speakers say they struggle to sustain themselves

Despite Arizona’s history as the birthplace of the National Speakers Association the Phoenix metro area does not necessarily attract the kind of large speaking engagements at the rate happening in other areas, according to convention statistics and venue operators. That leaves small-time speakers to fend for themselves in a competitive industry.


Scottsdale company hopes simple formula fuels growth in sports nutrition market

A small Scottsdale company quickly is elbowing its way into the burgeoning sports nutrition market dominated by giants such as Gatorade and PowerBar.


Arcade bar growth turns Valley into multiplayer arena

TEMPE – Dillon Thompson has spent one to two hours at Endgame Bar nearly every day since the 22-year-old first started going about two and a half months ago.

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Mayor: Flash flood ‘a horrific event that was totally out of our control’

COLORADO CITY – Authorities continued searching through mud and debris Tuesday for a 6-year-old boy missing after a flash flood that killed 12 in this community along the Arizona-Utah line.

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Arizona enjoying three-year run as country’s sports mecca

It’s impossible to watch a nationally televised sporting event played in Arizona without scenic shots of a sunset behind a saguaro or the Grand Canyon in the middle of the day. The shots, ready-made for television, almost become cliché, but every big game has them.

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