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Five hoarding rescues in 18 days

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Five hoarding rescues in 18 days

By SoAzNewsX Imagine responding to a call about 57 cats crammed into a mobile home, living in years’ worth of trash and waste. Then just days later, a similar call is received; this time, 20 cats are rescued from a single small home. The following week, a third house is the next call, where dogs, […]


RAND report affirms McSally’s position on A-10

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RAND report affirms McSally’s position on A-10

By SoAzNewsX The RAND Corporation recently released a report prepared for the U.S. Army affirming Arizona Congresswoman Martha McSally’s persistent arguments for retaining the A-10 aircraft. After analyzing Air Force plans and alternative options, the defense research organization in its report recommended fielding a viable Close Air Support replacement before eliminating the capability the A-10 […]


Judge voids World View contract with Pima County

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Judge voids World View contract with Pima County

By SoAzNewsX A Pima County Superior Court judge has struck down the County’s contract with World View Enterprises that would have required taxpayers to foot the bill for a new facility for the company’s luxury tourism business. According to Judge Catherine Woods, the County was required to have the building appraised, hold a public auction, and […]


New report & model legislation calls for an end to campus “safe spaces” and “free speech zones”

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New report & model legislation calls for an end to campus “safe spaces” and “free speech zones”

By SoAzNewsX In her 2016 convocation speech, Brown University President Christina Paxson explained that a reporter had recently asked school officials if Brown had established any “safe spaces” on campus. “What on earth are they referring to?” Paxson said. “Idea-free zones staffed by thought police, where disagreement is prohibited?” While “safe spaces” have become the […]


Two-mile crack is found in the Arizona desert

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Two-mile crack is found in the Arizona desert

From Freedom’s Phoenix A huge two mile-long crack has been discovered in the desert in Arizona. Drone footage uploaded to YouTube by the Arizona Geological Survey shows the massive fissure splitting the desert’s surface in the Tator Hills area of southern Pinal County. The film shows people dwarfed by the crack as they stand next to […]


McSally introduces two bills to stop terror attacks

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McSally introduces two bills to stop terror attacks

By SoAzNewsX Rep. Martha McSally yesterday introduced two bills, the CBRN Intelligence and Information Sharing Act and the DHS Support for Fusion Centers Act, to better prepare local communities against terrorist attacks. The bills’ introduction came one day ahead of the Corporate Security Symposium, a daylong event that was held in Tucson for local business representatives to […]


Western mayors talk water conservation, stay mum on drought allotments

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Western mayors talk water conservation, stay mum on drought allotments

By Kendra Penningroth / Cronkite News Nearly a dozen Western mayors gathered  last Wednesday to discuss anything and everything “water” except the region’s drought contingency plan – what Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton called “the 800-pound gorilla in the room.” Stanton, speaking after a panel on the issue at the U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting here, said the […]


Legislation seeks to improve Arizona’s GDL law

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Legislation seeks to improve Arizona’s GDL law

From Arizona AAA AAA is supporting a new bill that aims to strengthen Arizona’s Graduated Driver License Law (GDL). The bill, being read yesterday by the Senate Committee on Transportation, marks the sixth year that the advocacy organization will support this measure. Sponsored by Sen. Karen Fann (R), SB 1080 would prohibit teens from using wireless […]


U.S. Justice Action Network commends Arizona Legislators for addressing civil asset forfeiture reform

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U.S. Justice Action Network commends Arizona Legislators for addressing civil asset forfeiture reform

From U.S. Justice Action Network The U.S. Justice Action Network, the largest bipartisan group working to reform the justice system in Arizona and around the country, is pleased to see the Arizona legislature begin to take up the issue of civil asset forfeiture reform in the 2017 session. Rep. Bob Thorpe, who initially introduced bills […]


2017 AEF Arizona Teacher of the Year, Ambassadors for Excellence named

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2017 AEF Arizona Teacher of the Year,  Ambassadors for Excellence named

By SoAzNewsX The Arizona Educational Foundation (AEF) introduces Michelle Doherty, a first grade teacher at Encanto School of Osborn Elementary School District in Phoenix as this year’s 2017 AEF Arizona Teacher of the Year. Doherty was awarded this title at the annual Teacher of the Year Awards Luncheon held at The Arizona Biltmore before more […]