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DEA agents raid Phoenix LA Fitness gym

12news.com — A north Phoenix LA Fitness gym was the site of a search warrant served by federal drug enforcement agents early Friday morning. The gym is located at 22nd and Northern avenues in Phoenix. Drug Enforcement and Homeland Security Investigations Agents were seen removing boxes of evidence from the gym.
Aug 28, 2015

LA Fitness DEA raid UPDATE: company says bodybuilder's juice bar inside gym was target 12ne.ws/1F3OndN pic.twitter.com/GiuUcmRSVK

Report: FBI may have missed chance to stop Texas shooters

usatoday.com — PHOENIX -- There are now reasons to believe that when Nadir Soofi and Elton Simpson headed to Dallas with an intent to kill, one of them was already a target of an open investigation. According to the New York Times, the F.B.I.
May 06, 2015

RT @USATODAY: Report: FBI may have missed chance to stop Texas shooters usat.ly/1Ii0B6D

May 07, 2015

Report: FBI may have missed chance to stop Texas shooters usat.ly/1ReoFeM via @USATODAY

May 07, 2015

Report: FBI may have missed chance to stop Texas shooters usat.ly/1ReoFeM via @USATODAY

Illegal labor on industry radar

archive.azcentral.com — Metro Phoenix's largest homebuilders are aware of illegal employment practices likely contributing to construction of their houses, labor regulators say. But it's unclear what steps homebuilding companies are taking to address the growing problem. "There is a dialogue between national builders and the Department of Labor on this issue, and the industry is aware," said Eric Murray, Phoenix district director of the U.S.
Apr 01, 2015

Top Wage & Hour fed enforcer in PHX talking misclassified construction. Background: archive.azcentral.com/business/reale… #12news pic.twitter.com/3IkXvttP2S

Unarmed black man killed by white Phoenix officer

usatoday.com — PHOENIX - The facts surrounding Rumain Brisbon's death - the ones that could be agreed upon as of Wednesday evening - follow a narrative familiar to a nation still reeling from the racially charged police incidents in Ferguson, Mo., New York City and elsewhere.
Dec 04, 2014

Another day, another unarmed black man shot dead by police. Now it's Phoenix: usatoday.com/story/news/nat…

Dec 04, 2014

Never seems to end: Unarmed black man killed by white Phoenix officer usat.ly/1zUyhAU via @usatoday

Dec 04, 2014

RT @deborahblum: Never seems to end: Unarmed black man killed by white Phoenix officer usat.ly/1zUyhAU via @usatoday

Dec 04, 2014

RT @USATODAY: An unarmed black man was shot and killed Tuesday night by a white Phoenix police officer. usat.ly/1pXUf6a via @arizonarepublic

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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?
Jul 15, 2014

Ok, so what's reality? Are violent gang members among the immigrant children at the border? My blog: azcentral.com/story/joedanar…

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.
Jun 19, 2014

Last night's story -- World Cup hopefuls born in Brazilian soccer clubs. @abcfutebolclube azcentral.com/story/joedanar…

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.
Jun 16, 2014

Heroin's hidden journey into U.S., across the southern border, this part of our special report is by @paulgiblinariz usat.ly/1pMoF7r

Jun 16, 2014

MT @jkelly3rd: Heroin's hidden journey into U.S., across the southern border; special report ; by @PaulGiblinAriz usat.ly/1pMoF7r

Jun 16, 2014

Heroin's hidden journey: Nearly all heroin fueling US resurgence enters over the 1,933-mile Mexico border usat.ly/1pMoF7r

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?"
Jun 11, 2014

@12News @JoeDanaReports on the World Cup fueling Brazil's 'occupy' protests. He saw it firsthand. azc.cc/1hhbniH via @azcentral

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Aug 28, 2015

LA Fitness DEA raid UPDATE: company says bodybuilder's juice bar inside gym was target 12ne.ws/1F3OndN pic.twitter.com/GiuUcmRSVK

Aug 27, 2015

RT @meganrcassidy: ICYMI &haven't cried yet today @Rich_NEWS_Dude and his lifelong journey to craniofacial surgery @JoeDanaReports http://t…

Aug 27, 2015

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Aug 26, 2015

RT @yvonnewingett: Republic Opinion: After riot, return prison to state control azc.cc/1JniaSH via @azcentral cc @dougducey

Aug 26, 2015

RT @AZWBrewingCo: Check out @Veldheer68 tonight at 5. We brewed "Tropical Storm" together and it's on now! twitter.com/JoeDanaReports…

Aug 26, 2015

AZ Cardinals Left Tackle uses college science background to brew craft beer. Join me at 5pm on #12News for the story pic.twitter.com/30vjz6puTJ

Aug 26, 2015

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