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Feds warn Arizona about lowering workplace injury fines

Federal officials warned a commission overseeing Arizona’s workplace safety agency that its practice of lowering fines on companies for worker injuries and deaths violates the state’s laws and could jeopardize its ability to run its own safety program.

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Richard’s 5-hitter carries Padres to 5-1 win over Arizona

Clayton Richard gave San Diego a desperately needed strong pitching performance.

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Val Kilmer returning to Arizona as ‘Tombstone’ character

Val Kilmer, who famously played Doc Holliday in the movie "Tombstone," is making plans to visit the Arizona Old West town this summer as part of a festival that pays tribute to the gunfighter.

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Is free speech fading at colleges? Some defenders think so

In campus clashes from California to Vermont, many defenders of the First Amendment say they see signs that free speech, once a bedrock value in academia, is losing ground as a priority at U.S. colleges.

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Phoenix serial killing suspect arrested in deaths of 7

A serial killing suspect accused of fatally shooting seven people last year and wounding two others in attacks that terrorized a largely Latino Phoenix neighborhood was arrested Monday, authorities said.

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Major League Baseball: Scherzer fans 11 as Nationals beat D-backs 4-2

Eight years later, Max Scherzer still finds a little extra motivation when he faces his first major league team.

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Strange News: Swedish cows in a great moooo-d as summer pastures open

Despite a cold wind and chilling temperatures, spring has come to Sweden.

Lawmaker’s invocation reignites dispute over prayer in House

An ongoing fight in the Arizona House over what constitutes a real prayer has heated up again.

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Strange News from Around the Nation

Oregon voters may decide to toss constitutional ban on duels.

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California’s desert wildflower explosion draws record crowds

An explosion of wildflowers in California's desert sands is drawing record crowds to see the rare abundance of color called a "super bloom."

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