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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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From gridlock to the gridiron: Cops face Congress in charity football game

WASHINGTON - When the Guards played the Mean Machine on Wednesday, they met on the one playing field in Washington where partisan politics has no place.


Arizona Diamondbacks executive battles low attendance at Chase Field through marketing efforts, concourse changes

Graham Rossini spent four years as an intern shadowing Arizona State University's baseball coach at the time, Pat Murphy.


State: EPA decision to lower ozone standard a ‘major challenge’ for Arizona

The Environmental Protection Agency’s reduction of its limit for ground-level ozone will put an additional seven Arizona counties out of compliance and pose a significant challenge, an official said Friday.

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Laveen residents look forward to South Mountain Freeway

Many groups have vocalized their opposition to the future South Mountain Freeway, but there are residents of Laveen who say they’re excited about it.

ADOT signs in Laveen, marks the future path of South Mountain Freeway (Photo by Audrey Weil/Cronkite News).

Threat of bus strike affects busiest routes in Phoenix

Some Valley commuters might have to start carpooling or riding bikes because of the threat of a strike by drivers on dozens of Valley Metro bus routes.

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Democrats announce $3.8 billion education-funding plan

Arizona House and Senate Democrats announced a plan they say would provide public schools an additional $3.8 billion over 10 years without raising taxes.


Teaching kids born post-9/11, so it’s not ‘just another date’ in history

WASHINGTON - Every year on 9/11, Arizona teacher Gaye Vaterlaus asks her fourth-grade class to define heroism, and every year they cite heroes like Superman, Spider-Man and Captain America - missing the significance of the date.


Spring rains boosted Lake Mead, heading off water emergency – for now

WASHINGTON - Unusually high rainfall in the Colorado River basin this spring helped boost Lake Mead water levels, averting a possible water emergency that would have triggered cuts in water allocations next year.

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Randy Johnson reflects on parents’ support in HOF induction speech

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. – Long before Randy Johnson was dominating hitters at the major league level, the lefthander was tossing tennis balls at his family’s wooden garage door in Livermore, California.

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Parent fights unsuccessfully for more than ‘blood money’ in child’s death

WASHINGTON – Erin Holmes got $250,000 she didn’t want, “blood money” her husband didn’t want to spend.

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Theft and larceny chief source of crime at Valley community colleges

Tyler Puglisi leaves her Marc Jacobs watch at home when she leaves for classes at Glendale Community College. A freshman, Puglisi said friends have had their cellphones and watches stolen, and she doesn't want to lose something that cost her more than $150.

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