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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 22, 2014

A love story on the side of the I-17 freeway... I found this couple while driving into work. azcentral.com/story/joedanar… pic.twitter.com/dorRPDHxZ7

Oct 22, 2014

I found this couple on the side of the freeway while driving into work today. I had to stop and find out their story: azcentral.com/story/joedanar…

Oct 22, 2014

Military couple frustrated as Phoenix VA works to mend non-compliance findings from July audit. @DeptVetAffairs azcentral.com/videos/news/lo…

Oct 21, 2014

Jodi Arias: The untelevised media circus. An interesting take from my colleague, Will Pitts @12News. #JodiArias azcentral.com/story/i-see-ne…

Oct 21, 2014

AZ Dept. Health: Most serious health threat not ebola or enterovirus. Can you guess what it is? azcentral.com/videos/news/lo…

Oct 21, 2014

New report outlines failures of V.A. Phoenix healthcare. Alleges culture of retaliation. @azrover azcentral.com/story/news/ari… #veterans

Oct 21, 2014

Arizona commission deems 2 judges unfit for bench azc.cc/1tHkFuv

Oct 20, 2014

RT @phoenixpolice: Detective Walter Olson Lifetime Achievement Award. No greater honor, no more deserving cop! Phoenix MCDI pic.twitter.com/PnN3EZTgCa

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