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Javelina Jundred brings Halloween spirit to 100-mile run

FOUNTAIN HILLS — About 16 hours after they begin Saturday, the fastest runners in the Javelina Jundred will cross the finish line. Many in costume.

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Popular daily fantasy league sites restricted in Arizona

After six years of playing fantasy football with out-of-state relatives, Amber Salisbury was excited when her brother in Texas invited her to play FanDuel, a daily fantasy sports website offering cash prizes.


Gov. Doug Ducey: Trans-Pacific Partnership makes Arizona more competitive

Gov. Doug Ducey on Monday said he supports the Trans-Pacific Partnership because the trade policy will make Arizona more competitive in the business world.


Local, national spa franchises expand in Arizona as industry grows

MESA – If it seems there is a salon or spa around every corner, it may be true.

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Benefits of $250,000 renovation to ASU hockey’s home arena go beyond the newly minted D-I program

TEMPE – Nine months after the Arizona State University hockey team announced its move to NCAA Division I, a $250,000 renovation of its home rink, Oceanside Ice Arena, has been completed in time for the team's first varsity season. The long-term plan is to move to a bigger arena, but the beneficiaries of the renovations go beyond the Sun Devils.

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Suns help ready ‘Madhouse’ for team’s return to its former home

Sporting a brace on his left knee, former Suns center Alvan Adams arrived at Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Wednesday in a white T-shirt, a grey long-sleeved shirt underneath, a tan fisherman’s hat, black sunglasses and khaki shorts running just above his kneecaps.

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Arizonans join 100-mile march to D.C., and pope, in deportation protest

WASHINGTON - They were tired, hungry and sleepy, but the 100 women nearing the end of a 100-mile walk Tuesday weren't complaining.


Adulthood for foster care teens delivers a new world with new woes

Just a few months after foster teen Jaquelyn Cedillo turned 18 and enrolled in the Department of Child Safety’s independent living program, she was sleeping in a park with a boyfriend, having already spent the monthly stipend the state gives her to live on her own.

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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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Ducey declares Teen Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Combating suicide among Arizona teens is more difficult because parents, guardians and teachers are reluctant to talk about it, an advocate says.

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Death toll rises as Colorado City, neighbor dig out from devastating flash flood

COLORADO CITY – As the death toll from a devastating flash flood rose to 12 on Tuesday, with one person still missing, leaders and residents of this community and neighboring Hildale, Utah, mourned the dead and looked toward repairing damage and clearing roads of mud and debris.

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Mesa program offers struggling veterans an alternative to the streets

MESA – Soon after returning home from the Vietnam War, Marine Corps veteran Larry Hutchison said he found himself on the streets of this Phoenix suburb.

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