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Search for memorial design for Granite Mountain Hotshots narrows

A panel has narrowed down its search for an artist to design a memorial honoring 19 firefighters who died four years ago.

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Woman raises more than $60K for homeless man who helped her

A New Jersey woman who was helped by a homeless man when she ran out of gas in Philadelphia has raised more than $50,000 to help him.

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Inmate dies after meth-laden kiss; girlfriend gets 2 years

An Oregon woman whose inmate boyfriend died from a meth-laden kiss after a prison visit was sentenced to two years behind bars Tuesday on a drug conspiracy charge.

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Town moves man’s loudspeaker broadcast of taps to local park

A Pennsylvania town has reached a detente over a former councilman’s broadcast of taps through loudspeakers at his home, which had caused complaints and lawsuit threats.

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Crash report turns out to be scene for Billy Crystal film

A report of a car crashing into a pizza and ice cream shop on Long Island turned out to be a scene for a film starring Billy Crystal.

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High winds topple 9 semitrucks near Wyoming-Colorado line

Officials say high wind speeds tipped over nine semitrucks on a highway near the border of Wyoming and Colorado.

As interest rates rise, banks are paying more for deposits

Slowly, but surely, being a saver is paying off again.

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Tribal leaders take aim at oil and gas development

Native American activists and tribal leaders from around New Mexico and Arizona are joining the chorus of environmentalists who have been fighting for years to stop oil and gas development.

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Flood insurance program renewal pending; premiums could go up

House of Representatives-backed legislation is expected to increase flood insurance premiums for many property owners to help firm up a program under stress from ever-more frequent and powerful storms.

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Thanksgiving Preview: Revamped Skins defense ranks 31st in points allowed in NFL

New York Giants (2-8) at Washington Redskins (4-6), 6:30 p.m. NBC

ASHBURN, Va. — So much for that offseason overhaul of the Washington Redskins defense, a unit that even cornerback Josh Norman acknowledged after a recent game played like “trash.”

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Thanksgiving Preview: Chargers at Cowboys

Los Angeles (4-6) at Dallas (5-5), 2:30 p.m. CBS

In Thursday's second game, NFL fans are treated to the Chargers and Cowboys in a Week 12 matchup.

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Thanksgiving Preview: Vikings at Lions

Minnesota (8-2) at Detroit (6-4), 10:30 a.m. FOX

Thanksgiving football kicks off Thursday morning with an NFC North battle with playoff implications.

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College Football: Miami gets bump to No. 2 behind Alabama in playoff rankings

MIAMI — Miami made a small but potentially significant move up to No. 2 behind Alabama in the College Football Playoff rankings on Tuesday night, with Clemson slipping one spot to three and Oklahoma holding at four.

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Police: Former employee hacked system, stole 2 million airline miles

Police in New Hampshire have accused a woman of stealing over $300,000 worth of airline miles from a former employer’s account.

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Watch: Crocodile wanders onto Florida beach

The sight of a crocodile drew a crowd of onlookers along Hollywood Beach in Florida on Monday morning.

Police warn people not to eat spoiled, trash-picked turkeys

A Maine police department is warning residents to steer clear of black market Butterballs.

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Actor Baron Cohen to pay fine for Czechs sporting Borat mankinis

Comic actor Sacha Baron Cohen has offered to pay the fines for six Czech tourists who were reportedly detained by authorities in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana for dressing up as his character Borat.

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McDonald’s to raze Chicago-area museum of 1st restaurant

McDonald’s Corp. has announced it will demolish a suburban Chicago museum that’s a replica of the hamburger chain’s first restaurant.

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MLS attendance up, TV ratings lag as US mulls future

MLS averaging 22,000 fans per game this season, most in league history

NEW YORK — Major League Soccer’s attendance is up and fan interest is booming, even if television broadcasts are far less popular and some young Americans would rather play in Europe.

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No. 2 Arizona, No. 5 Villanova top Battle 4 Atlantis field

TUCSON — Arizona coach Sean Miller has seen his second-ranked Wildcats start the year with three easy wins and guard Allonzo Trier put up big numbers seemingly with ease.

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Jaguars’ Campbell wants jersey, victory in return to Arizona

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Calais Campbell has two things he wants to bring back from Arizona: An eighth victory and Larry Fitzgerald’s No. 11 jersey.

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Former Braves GM banned for life, club loses 13 prospects in MLB sanctions

ATLANTA — The Braves lost 13 prospects and former general manager John Coppolella was banned for life by Major League Baseball on Tuesday for circumventing international signing rules from 2015-17.

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Rivalry Week: No. 14 Washington State brings improved defense into Apple Cup

Washington State has been turning heads with its offense for years and this season the defense has been doing the same.

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Rivalry Week: Pac-12 North comes down to the Apple Cup

It’s the final week of the regular season for the Pac-12, which usually means a bit of bedlam. The league hasn’t disappointed this season, with two coaching vacancies already, along with some uncertainty atop the North.

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MLB, Japanese, union reach posting agreement

NEW YORK — Major League Baseball, its players’ union and the Japanese commissioner’s office agreed Tuesday to a new posting system that could allow star pitcher-outfielder Shohei Ohtani to be put up for bid next week, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press.

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Sports in Brief: Australia coach quits despite guiding Socceroos to World Cup

Ange Postecoglou framed his departure as Socceroos head coach with a stereotypically Aussie scenario.

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Santa's in town? At Macy's, you need an appointment this year

Santa Claus may be coming to town at Macy's flagship store on 34th Street in New York, but you'll need a reservation to see him.

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100 full moons: Blazing fireball lights up Arctic sky

A blazing fireball lit up the dark skies of Arctic Finland for five seconds, giving off what scientists said was “the glow of 100 full moons” and igniting hurried attempts to find the reported meteorite.

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Disruptive Hawaii flight passenger sentenced to time served

A Turkish man who disrupted a flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu won't receive additional jail time and must pay American Airlines more than $8,500.

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Watch: Florida plane crash caught on police dashcam

A plane crash over the weekend in Florida is caught on police dashcam video.

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Scooby the camel returned to Ohio owners after getting loose

A young camel named Scooby is back at home after going on a 90-minute jaunt that blocked traffic and provided an uncommon photo opportunity for motorists in Ohio.

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Drone carrying drugs, cellphones crashes at Arizona prison

Officials say it’s the first known drone encounter at a state jail

Guards at the state prison in Buckeye recovered a crashed drone that was trying to deliver marijuana and cellphones to inmates.

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Argentine navy loses contact with submarine carrying 44

Argentina's navy said Friday it has lost contact with a submarine off the country's southern coast, but doesn't consider it lost.

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Coyotes win 4-1, stop Maple Leafs’ win streak at 6

TORONTO — Antti Raanta made 26 saves and the Arizona Coyotes ended the Toronto Maple Leafs’ winning streak at six games with a 4-1 victory Monday night.

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Gabbert to remain Cardinals starter at QB this week

TEMPE — Blaine Gabbert will get a second week as the starting quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals, coach Bruce Arians said Monday.

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Hippie cult leader Charles Manson dead at 83

Charles Manson, the hippie cult leader who became the hypnotic-eyed face of evil across America after masterminding the gruesome murders of pregnant actress Sharon Tate and six others in Los Angeles during the summer of 1969, died Sunday night after nearly a half-century in prison. He was 83.

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Psychiatric inmate says he's surprised by escape from Hawaii to California

A man who acknowledges killing a woman nearly 40 years ago said Friday that he is surprised he was able to walk out of a Hawaii psychiatric hospital and make it to California before being captured.

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Foreman’s 2 TDs leads Texans past Cardinals

Gabbert tosses 3 interceptions in the fourth quarter

HOUSTON — Rookie D’Onta Foreman had the best game of his young career on Sunday, running for two fourth-quarter touchdowns to help the Houston Texans to a win over the Arizona Cardinals.

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Billionaire Norwegian given $30,400 drunken driving fine

A 22-year-old Norwegian student has been handed a 250,000-kroner ($30,400) fine for drunken driving — but can still count herself lucky.

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Watch: Tesla unveils electric semitractor-trailer

Tesla unveiled its new electric semitractor-trailer Thursday night near its design center in Hawthorne, California. CEO Elon Musk said the truck is capable of traveling 500 miles on an electric charge with a full 80,000-pound load.

College Basketball: ASU's Holder scores career high 35 points

Sun Devils improve to 4-0 with blowout victory

TEMPE — Arizona State coach Bobby Hurley made sure to touch hands with his point guard, Tra Holder, at the end of Sunday’s game. In case, Hurley said he felt like taking a few shots in the gym himself.

Warren leads balanced Suns past the Bulls

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns — the starters and the guys off the bench — piled up the assists against Chicago and sent the Bulls to another loss.

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Flake: GOP is ‘toast’ if it follows Trump, Moore

Republican U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake was caught on an open microphone saying the GOP is “toast” if it follows President Donald Trump and Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore.

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Cardinals sign Larry Fitzgerald to 1-year extension

TEMPE — Larry Fitzgerald has signed a contract to return to the Arizona Cardinals for a 15th season, if he decides to play at all.

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Holiday tips and gifts for your survivalist

There are survivalists ready to keep themselves alive for months with nothing more than a plastic fork (perhaps an exaggeration), then there’s a greater universe of preppers who might need some help with bug-out gear come the end of the world.

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Man gets his dying wish: To be buried with cheesesteaks

A man who always joked that he didn’t want to venture into the afterlife hungry got his wish when he was buried with two cheesesteaks from his favorite sandwich shop — Pat’s King of Steaks in Philadelphia.

Lawsuit: Couple detained after hibiscus mistaken for pot

A Pennsylvania couple is suing the police and an insurance company because they say they were handcuffed for hours in a patrol car after their hibiscus plants were confused for marijuana.

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Navy plane traces obscene sky drawing over Washington town

Navy grounds air crew that made vulgar drawing in sky

Residents of the town of Okanogan, Washington, got quite an air show courtesy of the U.S. Navy.

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Richard, Wilkins lead ASU past Oregon State, 40-24

Coach: ‘Our guys were laser-focused, dialed-in’

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Making a bowl game isn’t the ultimate goal for Arizona State, but it’s an important accomplishment for recruiting and players have become accustomed to the postseason, coach Todd Graham said.

Today in Arizona History: Week of Nov. 19, 2017

Today On this date in 1887, a boiler exploded in a Prescott sawmill, killing six workmen.