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  • Man demands bath salts in El Mirage robbery

    A man who robbed an El Mirage, Ariz. smoke shop at gunpoint demanded cash and bath salts, police said.
  • ‘Man Aisle’ coming to a grocery store near you?

    Relief could be coming for guys who have trouble shopping.
  • Phoenix employees participating in weight loss challenge

    City of Phoenix employees are shedding pounds as part of a plan to get healthy.
  • 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.
  • Young Widow With No Life Insurance

    Question: Melissa in Alabama and her husband married in November 2010. They began their debt snowball shortly after that, but he passed away two weeks ago due to an aneurysm. They didn’t have life insurance, but she does have about $10,000. She has one $5,000 car debt, and he had a student loan debt. Dave […]
  • 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.
  • USA Olympic swimmers make ‘Call Me Maybe’ video

    They may be going for the gold in London, but the American Olympic swim team still wanted to have some fun.
  • Movies in a Minute – The Watch

    A group of men band together to form the “Neighborhood Watch” to escape their day to day life. The men find themselves defending Earth from an alien invasion. Bruce St. James said,”There are brief moments of inappropriateness and funny, but unlike ‘Ted’ they go nowhere and can hardly sustain you for the full 100 minutes. […]
  • Blake’s Bumps for 07.26.12

    Pearl Jam Dissident The Get Up Kids Ten Minutes Santigold L.E.S. Artistes Billy Joel My Life The Damnwells I Am a Leaver Band of Horses Wicked Gil The Black Keys Strange Times Pete Yorn Strange Condition Ocean Blue Ballerina Out Of Control Follow Blake’s Bumps on Twitter or Tumblr. Follow @KTAR923
  • Go Daddy releases bath-themed commercial

    Go Daddy has come out with another portion of their inside-out campaign.
  • 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.