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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 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

Oct 24, 2014

Great report from The New Yorker on the history and potential future of #Ebola. newyorker.com/magazine/2014/…

Oct 24, 2014

RT @william_pitts: BREAKING: Ian MacDonald gets 18 years with credit for time served for the killing of Tyrice Thompson @12News

Oct 24, 2014

After #MCSO deputy suicide, monitor says internal HSU probe overlooked corruption. Read story by AZ Rep @meganrcassidy http://t.coOTJXtE0VZu

Oct 23, 2014

Watch the partial solar eclipse from a Valley camera right now: azcentral.com/story/news/loc…

Oct 23, 2014

RT @PaulGiblinAriz: 2 months ago I sent a public records request to @tomhorneaz's Atty Gen Office for its policies for handling records requests. Still waiting.

Oct 23, 2014

The effects of concussion. Kevin Kolb opens up in essay. azcentral.com/story/sports/h…

Oct 23, 2014

RT @pewjournalism: Read @CJR's summary of our media & polarization study, buff.ly/1tOfpVN, then check out the full report here http:…

Oct 22, 2014

Watching #RoyalsNation #2014WorldSeries and my 10 yr-old son says, "DAD, WHY IS THERE A MARLINS SCOUT AT THE GAME?"

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