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10 Things to Know for Today | August 24, 2018

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As electricity fails, desperate Venezuelans buy spoiled meat

In a city once called the Saudi Arabia of Venezuela for its vast oil wealth, residents of Maracaibo now line up to buy spoiled meat as refrigerators fail amid nine months of rolling power outages that recently got worse.

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10 Things to Know for Today | August 23, 2018

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Apologetic GM Keim returns to Cardinals

A day after he returned to work from a five-week suspension, Arizona Cardinals general manager Steve Keim apologized to the organization, the team’s fans and “most of all” his family for the DUI arrest that forced his absence.

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10 Things to Know for Today | August 22, 2018

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10 Things to Know for Today | August 21, 2018

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Small plane crashes on Phoenix street; pilot, passenger dead

Both the FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate.

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10 Things to Know for Today | August 20, 2018

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Germany: No preparations made in case of alien landing

The German government says it has made no preparations for the possibility that aliens might land in the European country.

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California deputy shoots into car to free trapped bear

A Northern California deputy fired several beanbag rounds into a back car window to free a trapped bear that had likely been searching for snacks.

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Arizona has highest ratio of students to school counselors

Arizona has the highest ratio in the nation of students per school counselor, according to recent figures, and some are concerned about the impact of the counselor shortage

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Pollock's blast gives D-backs win over Padres

A.J. Pollock is regaining his form right when his team needs him most.

Bisbee’s decision to remove fluoride from water criticized

Public health officials are warning Bisbee residents that they may be more susceptible to cavities after city officials removed fluoride from the southern Arizona city's water supply.

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Arizona Sec of State rejects ACLU voter registration request

Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan has rejected a request to unilaterally change more than 500,000 voter registration addresses to the address listed on driver's licenses.

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The Latest: Romanian trucker is Genoa bridge's 43rd victim

The Latest on the Italy bridge collapse.

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Kroger rolls out driverless cars for grocery deliveries

At a time when big-box retailers are trying to offer the same conveniences as their online competitors, the biggest U.S. grocery chain is testing the use of driverless cars to deliver groceries

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10 Things to Know for Today | August 17-19, 2018

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Buchholz pitches five-hitter, Diamondbacks beat Padres 5-1

For a player who was without a job in April, Clay Buchholz is performing like a mainstay

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Wildcats expect to contend in Sumlin’s first season

Most times when a new coach takes over a program, the expectations are tempered.

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Edwards breathing life into Arizona State program

Arizona State’s hiring of Herm Edwards was met with more than one raised eyebrow.

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US pledges to work more closely with states vs. wildfires

The Trump administration is pledging to work more closely with state and local officials to prevent wildfires and fight those choking California and other western states.

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10 Things to Know for Today | August 16, 2015

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Eagles face Patriots again, this time in preseason

It’s not exactly a Super Bowl rematch, especially in the preseason.

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Man arrested after 46 overdoses at downtown city park

Forty-six people overdosed Wednesday at or near a Connecticut park from a suspected bad batch of "K2" synthetic marijuana

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10 Things to Know for Today | August 10, 2015

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Johnson strong in preseason debut, 'encouraged' about deal

Even though he says he’s not paying that much attention to it, David Johnson says he’s “very encouraged” about ongoing contract talks between his agent and the Arizona Cardinals.

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10 Things to Know for Today | August 14, 2018

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WW2 Museum, Arizona State U, create online master’s degree

The National World War II Museum in New Orleans and Arizona State University are starting a new online master's degree program in World War II studies , with classes beginning in January. A news release describes it as the nation's only graduate degree in World War II history.

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Man killed in barber shop where he worked

Phoenix police say a 26-year-old man is dead after being shot at the barber shop where he worked.

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Horseshoe Bend undergoes changes to manage growing crowds

A viewpoint reachable by a half-mile trail from a parking lot on U.S. 89 in northern Arizona provides a spectacular view of a dramatic bend in the Colorado River is popular – maybe too popular.

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5th lawsuit filed against EPA over 2015 mine waste spill

A fifth lawsuit has been filed against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over a mine waste spill the agency inadvertently triggered in 2015, polluting rivers in Colorado, New Mexico and Utah.

Taliban cling to pockets of Afghan city after assault

Afghan forces were still battling the Taliban in parts of Ghazni on Saturday, a day after the insurgents launched a multi-pronged assault on the eastern city.

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Rosen happy with progress, ready for preseason debut

Barring unforeseen circumstances, rookie Josh Rosen will begin his first NFL season on the sidelines as Arizona’s backup quarterback.

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2 teens seriously injured when struck by lightning in park

Authorities say two teens were seriously injured when struck by lightning while playing in an El Mirage park Wednesday night as thunderstorms pummeled metro Phoenix with rain and strong winds.

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FBI arrests Tucson lawyer, assistant on obstruction charges

The FBI has arrested a Tucson attorney and his assistant on federal obstruction of justice related charges.

3 children found abandoned along Arizona highway; Mom naked

Authorities say a woman is undergoing a medical evaluation after allegedly abandoning her three young children along a north-central Arizona highway and later being found wandering naked.

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10 Things to Know for Today | August 10, 2018

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Ohio judge allows release of serial killer

A judge is allowing the release of an inmate who confessed to killing three people in Ohio during a string of murders in the 1980s

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10 Things to Know for Today | August 9, 2018

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FBI agent denies firing shots during Oregon refuge standoff

An FBI agent who is on trial on obstruction and other charges denied Wednesday he fired any shots at a militia leader who participated in the armed takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge

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Gates, star witness against Manafort, concludes testimony

Paul Manafort's protégé wrapped up his testimony Wednesday after implicating the former Trump campaign chairman and himself in financial crimes while also enduring stinging attacks on his character and credibility.

Wells Fargo: Mistake contributed to hundreds of foreclosures

Wells Fargo says a company mistake contributed to hundreds of foreclosures because it miscalculated customers' eligibility for mortgage modifications.

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Corbin strikes out 9, Diamondbacks blank Phillies, 6-0

Patrick Corbin got into a rhythm with catcher Alex Avila, leaving Philadelphia's hitters flailing.

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San Francisco’s wild parrots branching out throughout city

San Francisco's famous birds immortalized in the book and movie "The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill" are now roosting in several neighborhoods throughout the city, a newspaper reported Saturday.

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10 Things to Know for Today | August 8, 2018

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Battling 18 blazes, California may face worst fire season

The largest wildfire ever recorded in California needed just 11 days to blacken an area nearly the size of Los Angeles

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Trump's short-term health plans are cheaper but cover less

Consumers will have more options to buy cheaper, short-term health insurance under a new Trump administration rule, but there's no guarantee the plans will cover pre-existing conditions or provide benefits like coverage of prescription drugs.

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Manafort lawyer: 'So many lies' Gates can't keep up

In a blistering back-and forth, Paul Manafort's lawyer suggested Tuesday that the star witness in the former Trump campaign chairman's financial fraud trial has told "so many lies" he can't remember all of them.

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Peralta's homer in 14th lifts D-backs over Phillies 3-2

The Arizona Diamondbacks had chances to win in the ninth inning, again in the 10th, and the next three innings after that.

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Arpaio speaks to toy doughnut in new Baron Cohen's show

Arpaio speaks to toy doughnut in new Baron Cohen's show