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Phoenix Suns Treat Mexico City To Its First NBA Overtime
Mexico City experienced its first-ever overtime for an NBA game Saturday. It was also the sixth time that the Suns played there, on what ended up being a tense and tight game against San Antonio.
  • First Time For Diamondbacks In Mexico City
  • Dec. 15, 2019
    Heres What Happened This Week In Arizona History: Dec.15-21
    On this date in 1928, Westward Ho Hotel in Phoenix opened with a gala celebration. Here's a look back at the interesting — and sometimes unusual — events this week in Arizona history.
    Dec. 15, 2019
    First Time For The Diamondbacks In Mexico City
    For the first time, Mexico City will host a regular-season Major League Baseball game. The Arizona Diamondbacks will face the San Diego Padres at the recently inaugurated Alfredo Harp Helú Stadium on April 18 and 19.
    Dec. 15, 2019
    High School Seniors Touched By Alzheimers Could Win College Scholarship
    High school seniors who have been touched by Alzheimer’s disease could earn a college scholarship by sharing their story.
    Dec. 14, 2019
    Regrowth, New Vegetation Beneficial Effects Of Woodbury Fire
    The Woodbury Fire that burned earlier this year has had effects on nearby communities and wildlife.
    Dec. 14, 2019
    Sonoran Searching Group Hopes To Return To Rocky Point
    After they say an armed group chased them off the site of mass graves outside of Rocky Point, a group of volunteer searchers says they want to return.
    Dec. 13, 2019
    Lawmaker Threatens Phoenix Ahead Of Uber, Lyft Vote
    A Republican state lawmaker is threatening to file a complaint against Phoenix with the Arizona attorney general if the city follows through on a plan to raise fees on rideshare companies at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.
    Dec. 13, 2019
    U.S. Offers Reward For Mexican Drug Cartel Leader
    Notorious Mexican drug kingpin Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán might be behind bars, but the cartels are still operating. And the U.S. government is now offering a reward to capture the leader of a criminal organization based in Mexico.
    Dec. 13, 2019
    Whats Next In The Impeachment Process?
    The House Judiciary Committee has approved two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. This makes President Trump the fourth president in American history to face impeachment by the House, which is expected to vote on it next week.
    Dec. 13, 2019
    New Zealand Volcano Victims May Be Treated With Methods Pioneered In AZ
    This week’s White Island volcanic eruption left 16 dead. Dozens more are being treated for severe burns throughout New Zealand and Australia. One method being used to treat some of the patients was pioneered here in the Valley.
    Dec. 13, 2019
    Prosecutions Of Migrants Crossing The Border Have Skyrocketed
    Prosecutions of migrants coming across the U.S.-Mexico border have skyrocketed under the Trump administration. A new report from the Government Accountability Office shows that misdemeanor improper entry cases more than doubled from 2017 to 2018 — to about 62,000.
    Dec. 13, 2019
    Event Provides $2 Million In Free Dental Care To 2,000 Arizonans
    For the eighth year in a row, the Central Arizona Dental Society Foundation is hosting its Dental Mission of Mercy event. It’s a resource for those who can’t afford to go to the dentist or don’t have insurance.
    Dec. 13, 2019
    Made In Arizona: Cartel Coffee Lab In Tempe
    Cartel Coffee Lab was founded in 2007 by Jason and Amy Silberschlag. In the decade since, they’ve expanded all over the state — and even to Austin, Texas, and Palm Springs, California. The draw? Their expertly sourced, expertly roasted coffee.
    Dec. 13, 2019
    AZ Clean Elections Commission Educating Voters Against Misinformation
    The Arizona Clean Elections Commission has approved a voter education campaign for the 2020 election season.
    Dec. 13, 2019
    Arizona Board Of Education Approves School Safety Grants
    The Arizona State Board of Education approved plans by nearly 400 public schools to hire school counselors, social workers and police officers. The hires are part of an expansion of the existing school safety grant program, which received a $20 million boost to the program’s $12 million annual budget earlier this year.
    Dec. 13, 2019
    Phoestivus Market Celebrates 10 Years Of Seinfeld Fun
    This year marks the 10th anniversary of Phoestivus — the annual holiday event that serves up music, food and locally-made goods with a "Seinfeld" twist. The annual event around the holidays that kicked off this week at Phoenix Public Market in downtown Phoenix.
    Dec. 13, 2019
    Flagstaff Vet In The Running For America’s Favorite Crossing Guard
    We all have someone from elementary school that we remember: a teacher, a lunch lady, or even a crossing guard. Billy Weldon — or Mr. Billy as the kids call him — is one of those people. He’s a crossing guard at Marshall Magnet Elementary School in Flagstaff, and he’s been nominated for "America’s Favorite Crossing Guard."
    Dec. 13, 2019
    Bill Would Add Autism Spectrum Disorder, Opioid Use Disorder To Medical Pot Eligibility
    A proposal in the Arizona Legislature would add two conditions to the list of those for which patients could get a medical marijuana card: opioid use disorder and autism spectrum disorder.
    Dec. 13, 2019
    Giving Machines In Gilbert Raise Money For Charities
    Vending machines in downtown Gilbert raised more than $800,000 for local and international charities last year. They’re back for the holiday season.On a recent night a crowd surrounds the four bright red “Giving Machines” near the base of the Gilbert water tower.
    Dec. 13, 2019
    The Takeaway: Politics with Amy Walter — The Political Power of Women
    This week, Nick Fandos joined Politics with Amy Walter to share the latest about the House's impeachment vote. But while the national media has been saturated with impeachment, Democratic candidates are focused on Iowa, where voters will cast their ballots in the new year.
    Dec. 13, 2019

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