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Los Angeles Dodgers players celebrate in the Chase Field pool after the Dodgers clinched the NL West title with a 7-6 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks in a baseball game Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Dodgers make big splash in Arizona celebration

PHOENIX (AP) — How dare the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrate in “our” swimming pool? That was the general sentiment of indignation after Adrian Gonzalez and 20 or so other Dodgers left the champagne-soaked visitors’ clubhouse […]

09/20/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers' Juan Uribe, (5) greets Matt Kemp (27) after Uribe hit a two-run home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 
2013, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Dodgers rout Arizona, on brink of NL West title

PHOENIX (AP) — Juan Uribe and Adrian Gonzalez homered, Zack Greinke pitched six strong innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers inched closer to clinching the NL West title with a 9-3 rout of the Arizona Diamondbacks on […]

09/17/2013

Investigators at the scene of a boulder slide where a Phoenix man was seriously injured while trying to move another boulder. (AP Photo/Coconino County Sheriff’s Office)

30-ton boulder slides onto road and lands on man

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona man was seriously hurt when a car-size boulder slid onto a mountain road and landed on him while he and his co-workers were trying to move another massive rock […]

09/11/2013

In this Aug 22, 2013, photo, research Associate Pamela Flores conducts a health assessment on a desert tortoise at the Desert Tortoise Conservation Center in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Support flows in for sick desert tortoises

LAS VEGAS (AP) — News that hundreds of threatened desert tortoises face euthanasia with the pending closure of a refuge near Las Vegas has generated a storm of reaction that has government officials scrambling to […]

08/29/2013

Jodi Arias, during interview at Maricopa County Estrella Jail, Phoenix. (AP Photo)

Judge delays setting Jodi Arias sentencing retrial

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona judge overseeing the trial of Jodi Arias has put off setting a date for the convicted killer’s sentencing phase retrial. Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Sherry Stephens on Monday said prosecutors […]

08/26/2013

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Steven Seagal talks ‘border security’ at NM event

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) – Marked for border protection? Hollywood actor turned reserve sheriff’s deputy, Steven Seagal, dropped by the New Mexico Sheriffs’ Association Conference this week to talk about border security. KVIA-TV reports that […]

08/24/2013

This is a 1979 photo of Cosmo Allegretti, who played Dennis the Painter on the children's show "Captain Kangaroo." (AP Photo/CBS)

Allegretti, ‘Captain Kangaroo’ character, dies

NEW YORK (AP) — Cosmo Allegretti, who created and voiced puppet characters like Grandfather Clock and Dancing Bear on the children’s television show “Captain Kangaroo,” has died. He was 86. Allegretti, who had homes in […]

08/07/2013

Brendan McDonough, the surviving 20th member of the Granite Mountain Hot Shots, makes sure that an American flag stands upright on a practice green at Gainey Ranch Golf Club in Scottsdale during a charity golf tournament Friday Aug. 2, 2013.  (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, Aaron Lavinsky)

Hotshot survivor ‘numb’ after hearing of deaths

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — The surviving member of an elite Arizona firefighting crew that was overrun by flames says he went numb after learning the 19 men he considered his brothers were dead, and he […]

08/07/2013

President Barack Obama speaks at the University of Central Missouri in  Warrensburg, Mo., Wednesday, July 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Obama expected to discuss economic proposals on ‘Tonight Show’

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – President Barack Obama is expected to discuss his proposals to simplify the tax code for businesses and increase federal spending on infrastructure and community colleges on an appearance on “The Tonight […]

08/06/2013

John McCain

Obama and McCain: Washington’s newest odd couple

WASHINGTON (AP) — No one knows exactly when President Barack Obama and Republican Sen. John McCain went from bitter rivals to bipartisan partners. There was no conciliatory phone call, no heart-to-heart talk to soothe tensions […]

07/27/2013

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