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Ornate NYC theater, used for years as a gym, to be restored

The gilded wall fountains, plastered statuettes and towering, one-of-a-kind Wurlitzer organ pipes of the historic Paramount Theater were preserved by the university when it converted the big hall into a gym in the 1960s.

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Dig it: Archaeologists scour Woodstock ’69 concert field

Archaeologists scouring the grassy hillside famously trampled during the 1969 Woodstock music festival carefully sifted through the dirt from a time of peace, love, protest and good vibes.

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Rare jaguar seen in Arizona mountains feared dead

A nonprofit devoted to protecting jaguars believes one that was spotted in Arizona mountains in recent years has since died. Tucson-based Northern Jaguar Project obtained a photo of a jaguar pelt and provided it to the Arizona Daily Star, the newspaper reported.

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Report: Uber driver streaming "The Voice" just before Arizona crash

The human backup driver in an autonomous Uber SUV was streaming the television show "The Voice" just before the vehicle struck and killed an Arizona pedestrian in March, according to a published report.

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Border officials arrest 2 men, seize meth worth $370,000

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials in Arizona say its agents have arrested an American and a Mexican in two separate smuggling attempts that collectively resulted in the seizure of some 123 pounds (56 kilograms) of methamphetamine worth about $370,000.

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Suns get their coveted center Ayton to anchor young squad

For most of their half-century of existence, the Phoenix Suns have coveted a big-time center.

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10 Things to Know for Today, June 20, 2018

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10 Things to Know for Today, June 19, 2018

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Recording of crying children at border adds to outrage

An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking voices of small Spanish-speaking children crying out for their parents at a U.S. immigration facility took center stage Monday in the growing uproar over the Trump administration's policy of separating immigrant children from their parents.

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Dyson's catch, Goldschmidt's homer lead D-backs past Angels

Neither Jarrod Dyson nor Justin Upton could tell whether Upton's bases-loaded line drive to the deepest part of center field would have made it out of Angel Stadium.

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Searchers find body of missing California man at Lake Mohave

The body of a California man has been recovered, a day after he disappeared while swimming at the Lake Mohave reservoir on the Colorado River, a National Park Service official said Monday.

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Weapons found in armor vehicle used to block Hoover Dam bridge

Authorities in Arizona say two weapons were found inside the armor vehicle used to block a high span bridge on the Arizona-Nevada border.

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5 dead as SUV chased by Border Patrol crashes in South Texas

At least five people were killed and several others hurt Sunday as an SUV carrying more than a dozen people crashed while fleeing from Border Patrol agents in South Texas.

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10 Things to Know for Today, June 18, 2018

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Melania Trump 'hates' to see families separated at border

First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated at the border and hopes "both sides of the aisle" can reform the nation's immigration laws, according to a statement Sunday about the controversy over separation of immigrant parents and children at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Briefs | 2 Mexican wolves found dead last month

Arizona wildlife managers say two endangered Mexican gray wolves died, bringing the statewide total of dead this year to six.

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Man suspected of defrauding more than 1,000 Walmart stores

Authorities say a man suspected of making fraudulent returns at more than 1,000 Walmart stores across the U.S. has been arrested in Arizona.

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Taxi hits pedestrians near Moscow's Red Square, injuring 8

Eight people, including two from Mexico, were injured Saturday when a taxi crashed into pedestrians on a sidewalk near Red Square in Moscow.

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Police say 2 Kansas deputies killed by inmate were parents

Two Kansas sheriff's deputies who were shot and killed by an inmate while transporting him between the courthouse and jail were both parents, authorities said Saturday.

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10 Things to Know for Today, June 15, 2018

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US Open hopes ultimate test doesn’t feature trick questions

The U.S. Open wants to be the ultimate test in golf, and sometimes that leads to a series of trick questions.

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10 Things to Know for Today, June 14, 2018

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Taillon sharp, Pirates beat D-backs 5-4 to avoid sweep

The Pittsburgh Pirates had what looked like an out turn into a home run.

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10 Things to Know for Today, June 13, 2018

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Officials continue repair work on USS Arizona Memorial

The National Park Service is working as fast as possible to reopen access to the USS Arizona Memorial after cracks were discovered last month on the floating concrete pier near the metal access ramp, officials said.

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State Briefs | Dangerous fire conditions forecast for northern Arizona

Authorities are warning that much of northern Arizona will have dangerous wildfire conditions this weekend. The National Weather Service issued a fled flag warning for the region from late morning to early evening Saturday and a fire weather watch for the equivalent period on Sunday.

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More than 1,000 homes evacuated as Colorado wildfire grows

Authorities in southwest Colorado ordered the evacuations of another 300 homes Friday to allow firefighters to attack an advancing flank of a wildfire that burned miles of rugged terrain, but had yet to damage or destroy any structures.

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Arizona charter schools change policies after ACLU report

Documentation and policy changes have occurred at nearly 100 Arizona charter schools following a civil rights group's report last year that accused schools of having discriminatory enrollment policies, education officials said.

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Arizona highway reopens after being closed due to wildfire

A second eastern Arizona highway closed earlier this week because of a wildfire has reopened.

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10 Things to Know for Today, June 8, 2018

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Arias lawyers get extension on deadline for filing appeal

Jodi Arias’ lawyers are getting more time to file the opening brief in her appeal

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Highway 377 Fire has consumed nearly 8 square miles near Heber

Crews are working to repair a damaged power line and restore electricity in the Heber-Overgaard area

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10 Things to Know for Today, June 6, 2018

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10 Things to Know for Today, June 5, 2018

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10 Things to Know for Today, June 4, 2018

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Body of missing Arizona boy with autism found in Colorado River

Authorities in western Arizona have found the body of an 8-year-old nonverbal autistic boy who had gone missing.

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Arizona telescope array gets upgrade to see fainter stars

A telescope array atop Anderson Mesa in northern Arizona is getting a major upgrade more than 20 years after it was built.

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Court requires lawyers to chime in on Joe Arpaio’s pardon

Attorneys involved in litigation over former Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s pardon will have to tell a court whether a special prosecutor is needed to handle an appeal of the clemency.

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30-year-old leaves parents' home with help from Alex Jones

The 30-year-old man whose eviction from his parents' suburban home drew national attention finally left Friday, hours before a court-ordered deadline, with financial help from right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.

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10 Things to Know for Today, June 1, 2018

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Bear cubs rescued after mother is euthanized

A wildlife rescue park south of the Grand Canyon is caring for two orphaned cubs after their mother was euthanized.

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10 Things to Know for Today, May 31, 2018

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Wildlife park: Bear cubs rescued after mother is euthanized

A wildlife rescue park south of the Grand Canyon is caring for two orphaned cubs after their mother was euthanized

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Texas school district offers higher pay in Arizona ads

A Texas school district has placed advertisements on Phoenix billboards in an attempt to recruit Arizona teachers to a city with higher pay.

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10 Things to Know for Today, May 30, 2018

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10 Things to Know for Today, May 29, 2018

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Alberto strikes Gulf Coast with dangerous surf, heavy rain

Subtropical Storm Alberto lumbered ashore Monday on the U.S. Gulf Coast, pelting white sand beaches with blustery winds and stinging rain that kept the usual Memorial Day crowds away.

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Ex-lawmaker expelled for misconduct open to serving again

A former Arizona legislator who was expelled for sexual misconduct says he's willing to serve at the statehouse again if a small group of Republicans can gather enough petition signatures for him to qualify for the ballot.

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Maryland community heartbroken after second flood in 2 years

After flash floods sent cars floating down Main Street in historic Ellicott City, Maryland, local officials said they were heartbroken to see the community so severely damaged again less than two years after a devastating flood killed two people and caused millions in damages.

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Huge lightning storms in UK disrupt travel at London airport

British meteorologists said thousands of lightning strikes hit the U.K. during a powerful overnight thunderstorm, and a London-area airport reported flight disruptions Sunday after an aircraft refueling system was damaged.