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  • Kush: NCAA should not have gotten involved in Penn State

    The NCAA had no business getting involved with Penn State scandal, said former Arizona State University football coach Frank Kush.
  • Weekend freeway restrictions July 27-30

    Weekend freeway restrictions July 27-30.
  • Working people stress Phoenix food-bank supplies

    More Americans with jobs are now living from paycheck to paycheck and it took Valley food banks by surprise.
  • Off-duty Phoenix officer dies in car accident

    An off-duty Phoenix police officer who died in a fatal collision Thursday on Interstate 17 has been identified.
  • Federal lawmakers want to tax online transactions

    Federal lawmakers are inching closer to closing a loophole in federal law which protects online merchants from having to charge sales taxes.
  • Study: Arizona death rates fell with improved Medicaid coverage

    Arizona's 2001 expansion of Medicaid coverage resulted in lower death rates in the state, according to a study of several states that links increased coverage to fewer deaths and overall better health.
  • Gilbert athlete hopes to get his shot at London Games

    A Gilbert athlete is in London as an alternate for the U.S. Olympic men's gymnastics team.
  • Franks defends call for probe of Muslims in government

    Rep. Trent Franks, R-Glendale, this week defended his call for an investigation into the influence of Muslim groups on government organizations, even as the proposal came under more fire.
  • British pub in Phoenix ready to mark London Games

    An English pub in the Valley is ready to roll out the bangers and brews for the Olympic Games in England.
  • Excitement grows as official clock ticks down to Olympics

    There was no champagne toast, no midnight kiss, no confetti or party hats Thursday night, but the countdown to the 24-hour mark until the London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony in Trafalgar Square was as exciting and memorable as any countdown I've been a part of.
  • Weekend events for July 28-29

    Looking for something to do this weekend in the Valley? This list below offers a few options.
  • Some Phoenix police officers dislike uniform change

    The new Phoenix Chief of Police made a uniform change that has some officers and labor union representatives fuming.
  • Warrants served in Phoenix area as part of nationwide bust

    Drug Enforcement Agency agents, along with local police, executed 17 search warrants across the Valley on Thursday looking for synthetic drugs.
  • Man arrested after threatening tourists at trailhead

    A man who threatened tourists at an Arizona trailhead is in custody, police said.
  • Armed man threatens students at high school band camp

    Students from the Peoria High School band were threatened by a man wielding a handgun on Wednesday, police said.