Monthly Archives: August 2014

California League Notebook: The Arizona Rawhide

California League Notebook: The Arizona Rawhide
If you want to find out what the Arizona Diamondbacks are going to look like at the end of next season, you should catch a Visalia Rawhide game next week at Recreation Park. The connection between the California League's Visalia franchise and Major …
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5 reasons to panic about Arizona's water, and 5 reasons not to
Smithsonian.com posted an item online with the headline "Arizona could be out of water in six years," linking to the Times story, an Environmental Protection Agency report on climate change and background material. Other online sources followed up.
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Hagens falls in debut, Arizona loses in Miami
Miami Marlins players including Adeiny Hechavarria (3) celebrate with Marcell Ozuna after a game winning hit that drove home run during the 10th inning of a baseball game in Miami against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014. The Marlins …
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Why I'm betting on Republican Martha McSally in Arizona
The rematch between a career Air Force pilot and career bureaucrat in Arizona is shaping up to be a key opportunity for a GOP pick-up in the House of Representatives. Republican challenger, retired Air Force Colonel Martha McSally, is poised to unseat …
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Author: Arizona's Clean Election law makes for more robust candidate field
While the war chests in Arizona's gubernatorial primary are surging with private donations, a Barnard College political science professor is touting the benefits of Arizona's Clean Elections law that allows just about anyone, rich or poor, to run for …
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Injured Cards risk being next Wally Pipp

Injured Cards risk being next Wally Pipp
Arians likes to use Pipp as an example of how quickly anyone on the Arizona Cardinals can lose their job — or how quickly someone can find themselves in a new role. "You can, if somebody comes in and plays better than you were playing," Arians said.
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Arizona's Controversial Law Scaring Away Immigrants, Police Chief Says
Tucson, Arizona – The Tucson police said Arizona's controversial SB1070 immigration law was designed to make the immigrant community afraid of law enforcement authorities and leave the state. "This law was originally designed so that undocumented …
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Arizona State University Student Now 1st Openly Gay Division I Football Player
Edward "Chip" Sarafin in Phoenix. Arizona State offensive lineman Sarafin has told a local magazine he is gay, making him the first active Division I football player to come out. Arizon State University/AP …
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Arizona counts on veteran line to ease transition for rebuilt backfield
They are used to it. Among Gurrola, Baucus, Fabbian Ebbele and Cayman Bundage and others, they have a combined 100-plus starts. Inexperience shouldn't be a problem. Finding some backups could be, although Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez said that's …
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ArenaBowl XXVII: Cleveland Gladiators vs. Arizona Rattlers matches AFL's top
CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Arena Football League's best team thus far against the best franchise is one way to look at the ArenaBowl XXVII, when the Cleveland Gladiators play host to the Arizona Rattlers on Aug. 23 in Quicken Loans Arena. Cleveland (19-1) …
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Arizona nets lowest rate of improper jobless payouts
The U.S. Labor Department estimated that Arizona issued about $ 5.3 million worth of improper payments — the sum of benefit overpayments and underpayments, minus overpayments the state has recovered — between July 2012 and June 2013. That was …
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'Dark money' pours into Arizona Republican primary

'Dark money' pours into Arizona Republican primary
The six-way race for governor in Arizona's Republican primary is one of the hottest gubernatorial races in the nation. The winner of the Republican primary will face Democrat Fred DuVal in the general election. Early voting has begun. Primary election …
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Startup central: Arizona a top business grower
Entrepreneurship and innovation in Arizona have led to successful businesses that are meeting everyday needs of residents and businesses. And the ideas keep growing. Arizona is the top-ranked state for entrepreneurial activity, according to business …
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Arizona leads US in deferred-action application rate
Arizona is the most successful state in the nation for President Obama's deferred-action program. Two out of three immigrants in Arizona eligible for deferred action have applied for the program. Arizona's tough immigration stance has motivated …
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Cardinals Rock Texans In Clowney's Debut
GLENDALE, Ariz. — A perfect start for Carson Palmer and, even if it's just preseason, an impressive opener for the Arizona Cardinals. And just the opposite for the Houston Texans and new coach Bill O'Brien. Palmer was 5 for 5 for 84 yards and a …
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Observation Deck: Arizona Cardinals
Even though it was only the first preseason game, Arizona may have found its fourth receiver. Bruce Arians will have a hard time arguing with Chandler Catanzaro's performance. The rookie went 3-for-3 on field goals, hitting from 32, 28 and 35, while …
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