October 2013

For many young Mormons, going on a mission is a rite of passage, but most missionaries have traditionally been men. Now, that is changing. Last October, the church lowered its minimum age for female missionaries from 21 years old to 19 years old. The response was instant and enthusiastic.
October 15, 2013
The market for luxury home loans is waking up. Banks had been wary of lending big money as the market recovered from an historic recession, but now they have started loosening the purse strings.
October 15, 2013
An Arizona House committee met Tuesday to learn about the benefits paid to survivors of the Granite Mountain Hotshots. It also heard about the difficult recovery facing the town of Yarnell.
October 15, 2013
A judge has overturned Maricopa County's zoning ordinance which restricts where medical marijuana dispensaries can be located.
October 15, 2013
Western Refining is looking for people whose vehicles may have been damaged by a problem at its refinery in northwestern New Mexico.
October 15, 2013
The state has until Wednesday evening to decide whether keeping the Grand Canyon open beyond Friday is worth it.
October 15, 2013
An investigation is underway at the Palo Verde Nuclear plant, west of Phoenix, after workers discovered a small water leak in one of the reactors.
October 15, 2013
A Coconino County sheriff's deputy opened a Forest Service parking lot to traffic Saturday, after a northern Arizona highway got jammed.
October 15, 2013
Manuel ‘Lito’ Peña, was known as the ‘Godfather of Senate Dems,’
October 15, 2013
The next time you stop for a potty break on an Arizona highway, you could find parts of the rest area sponsored.
October 15, 2013

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