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Ahwatukee residents forced from homes after natural gas leak

azcentral.com — Eight Ahwatukee homeowners were driven from their homes after a contractor discovered a natural gas leak by chance last week, forcing the residents to evacuate with no return date in sight. It's the second time this year that a natural gas leak has forced southeast Valley residents from their homes for at least a week.

Are violent gang members among migrant children?

azcentral.com — Volatile, politically charged news stories such as the child-migrant crisis are usually accompanied by rumors and half-truths. So what are we to make of the current "red alert" from pundits and politicians that MS-13 gang members are embedded with the masses of Central American teens turning themselves in at the Texas border?

Brazil, soccer, ABC futebol

azcentral.com — After spending two days with the talent development unit of the ABC Futebol Clube, I understand a little better why the phrase "the club" wields so much influence. ABC is in its 99th year of league play in Natal. It ranks in the top 35 clubs in Brazil out of more than 400 in terms of attendance.

Heroin's hidden journey

usatoday.com — NOGALES, Ariz. - The driver of a blue Dodge Durango appeared unusually nervous to a Customs and Border Protection officer working one of the eight lanes at the Dennis DeConcini Port of Entry, among the busiest entrances into the U.S. from Mexico.

World Cup fuels Brazil's brand of occupy protests

wtsp.com — ( AZ Central) -- In the days leading up to the World Cup, you can feel both electricity and anger in the streets of Rio de Janeiro. On one street, rows of green-and-yellow ribbons are strung overhead with banners celebrating the upcoming games.

World Cup fuels Brazil's brand of occupy protests

azcentral.com — In the days leading up to the World Cup, you can feel both electricity and anger in the streets of Rio de Janeiro. On one street, rows of green-and-yellow ribbons are strung overhead with banners celebrating the upcoming games. On another street, graffiti shows a soccer ball with the question, "Who is the cup really for?"

World Cup: Futbol sparks religious fervor in Rio

azcentral.com — A journey through the neighborhoods of Rio de Janeiro on a recent Sunday morning revealed why soccer is like a religion in that country. It's most obvious on that day of the week, when people are off work, families gather and some of the biggest professional matches are played.

Glendale man wants officer cited for handicap parking violation

azcentral.com — A national advocate for people with disabilities is urging Glendale to issue a parking citation to a police officer who the advocate says left his patrol car in a handica p parking space for hours on Saturday.

Family files claim against Phoenix in police shooting death of man

Labor complaint filed against Fulton Homes

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Oct 31, 2014

Tragedy for Chandler PD: second officer killed within a week. azcentral.com/story/news/loc…

Oct 30, 2014

RT @12News: In an unprecedented move, Judge Sherry Stephens just closed the #JodiArias courtroom to all media azcentral.com/story/news/loc…

Oct 30, 2014

@CityofMesa defends its light enhancement project amid complaints from soccer league. ow.ly/DxU4I

Oct 29, 2014

Mesa soccer league claims city light installment "an expensive mistake." ow.ly/DxTWP ow.ly/i/7oHsb @AYSO_Soccer

Oct 29, 2014

Sheriff reigned in by judge. MCSO says Arpaio "expects to attend" a bias awareness course, per Snow's order. @12News pic.twitter.com/EMTsUQpBvB

Oct 27, 2014

RT @politico: Janet Napolitano backs immigration executive action politi.co/1rLBbDg

Oct 27, 2014

Would pension reform prop 487 actually save dollars? People smarter than me do the dizzying fact check. ow.ly/Dp9XK @PHXFire

Oct 27, 2014

Forget Jodi Arias, THIS trial may actually impact your family. And it begins today. @azcentral @azeducatioinNet ow.ly/Dp60M

Oct 25, 2014

AZ Republic sues AZ to reveal health injections information. azcentral.com/story/news/loc…

Oct 25, 2014

RT @meganrcassidy: Arpaio asks for dialogue, understanding at 1st citizens academy in Spanish azc.cc/1tU6TVt via @azcentral

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