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10 Things to Know for Today | August 10, 2015

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today

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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

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today

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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

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today

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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

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today

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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

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today

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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

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Interstate 11 built with features highlighting lake, history

A collection of sculptures depicting the construction of Hoover Dam. A glimpse of Lake Mead. A crossing bridge for bighorn sheep and wildlife

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SpaceX rocket deploys satellite and lands

A SpaceX rocket launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida early Tuesday

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10 Things to Know for Today | August 7, 2018

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today

Largest wildfire in California history still growing

Wildfires tearing through trees and brush, rampaging up hillsides and incinerating neighborhoods: The place-names change but the devastation is showing signs of becoming the new normal in California

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Psychiatrist: Much is still hidden in theater shooter’s mind

A psychiatrist who spent hours talking with mass murderer James Holmes says that what led Holmes to open fire in a crowded Colorado movie theater was a one-of-a-kind vortex of his mental illness, his personality and his circumstances – and some other, unknown currents that will probably never be uncovered.

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10 Things to Know for Today | August 6, 2018

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today

Hearing officer balks at proposed route for power lines

Backers of a $2 billion high-voltage power line project say they’ll continue to try to win regulatory approval of a proposed route through seven New Mexico counties despite a hearing officer’s adverse recommendation.

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Invasive snail threatens ecosystem of Arizona river

Biologists in Arizona are trying to stop the spread of apple snails, an invasive species that could overrun the food chain on the lower Salt River, leaving native fish and wildlife with little to eat.

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Arizona entrepreneur eyes fixing historic New Mexico saloon

An Arizona entrepreneur wants to revitalize a historic northern New Mexico saloon at Amtrak's station outside of Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Arizona man climbs atop transformer in Utah, is electrocuted

An Arizona man has died in Utah after authorities say he climbed on top of a transformer box and touched high-voltage wires.

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5 killed when small plane crashes in California parking lot

Ella Pham said it was a painful thing to see

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Police: Baby's body pulled from water near Brooklyn Bridge

Authorities are investigating the death of a baby who was found floating in the water near the Brooklyn Bridge on Sunday

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Kingman, Las Vegas to be under excessive heat watch Monday-Wednesday

An excessive heat watch issued by the National Weather Service from Monday morning through Wednesday evening includes parts of southern Nevada, southeastern California and northwestern Arizona

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Brown asks Trump for wildfire aid as California battles blazes

Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday called on President Donald Trump to help California fight and recover from another devastating wildfire season.

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Attack survivors urged to apply for expense reimbursements

Arizona's attorney general is encouraging survivors of the Oct. 1 attack on the Las Vegas Strip to apply to a Nevada crime-victim program for expense reimbursements by the application deadline on the tragedy's one-year anniversary

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Judge reaffirms ruling that DACA must resume

A federal judge has reaffirmed his ruling that the Trump administration must resume a program that has shielded hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation

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D-backs strike early in 6-3 win over Giants

Paul Goldschmidt hit the 200th homer of his career as part of a five-run first inning for Arizona and the Diamondbacks beat the San Francisco Giants 6-3 on Friday night.

10 Things to Know for Today | Aug. 3, 2018

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today

Mueller offers Trump team new proposal for interview

In negotiations over a possible interview by prosecutors, special counsel Robert Mueller's team has offered the White House format changes, perhaps willing to limit some questions asked of President Donald Trump or accept some answers in writing, according to a person briefed on the proposal.

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Huge sea-life sculptures made from ocean’s plastic trash

Huge sculptures of sea life are dotted about New Orleans' aquarium and zoo, all of them made from plastic trash that washed ashore.

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Presumed American remains from Korean War head home

Decades after the end of the Korean War in 1953, the remains of dozens of presumed U.S. war dead were on their way Wednesday to Hawaii for analysis and identification.

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Leaked chats show alleged Russian spy seeking hacking tools

Six years ago, a Russian-speaking cybersecurity researcher received an unsolicited email from Kate S. Milton.

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McCoy molding Arizona offense to fit his players’ talents

Offensive coordinator Mike McCoy is building the Arizona Cardinals’ offense from scratch and, big surprise, David Johnson is figuring prominently in his plays.

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Hearing set for man accused of selling ammo to Vegas shooter

An Aug. 28 status hearing has been scheduled for an Arizona man accused of providing armor-piercing ammunition to the gunman in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

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