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The New York Giants placed running back Saquon Barkley on injured reserve Tuesday, a day after confirming the 2018 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year tore his right ACL.

By Associated Press September 22, 2020
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A suspect in Georgia left his good luck behind when he abandoned a winning lottery ticket while fleeing sheriff’s deputies.

By Associated Press September 22, 2020
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Umpires hastily cleared the field during a game between the Cleveland Indians and Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night when a small drone flew into Wrigley Field over the bleachers and landed on the grass in deep left center.

By Associated Press September 21, 2020
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After 13 years, a South Florida city has overturned a ban on “saggy pants” — bottoms that reveal the wearer’s underwear.

By Associated Press September 21, 2020
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Musicians have taken to the roofs of apartment blocs with alphorns in the German city of Dresden to perform a concert featuring distant harmonies at a time when cultural events have been disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic.

By Associated Press September 20, 2020
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Jose Altuve drove in two, Kyle Tucker had a tiebreaking single and the Houston Astros beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-2 on Saturday night to get back to .500.

By Associated Press September 19, 2020
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Larry Wilson, a former Cardinals safety and member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, has died. He was 82. Wilson died Thursday evening, according to a news release from the team.

By Associated Press September 18, 2020
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Rookie of the year Crystal Dangerfield scored 15 of her 17 points in the second half and Minnesota beat Phoenix 80-79 on Thursday night to advance to the semifinals of the WNBA playoffs.

By Associated Press September 18, 2020
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A drone carrying marijuana, cigarette lighters and cellphones got caught in a net above a Mississippi prison fence, resulting in the arrest of two men, state corrections officials said.

By Associated Press September 18, 2020
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Ten fans who attended the Kansas City Chiefs game last week have been told to quarantine after one fan tested positive for COVID-19, Kansas City health officials announced Thursday.

By Associated Press September 17, 2020
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Experts at the St. Louis Zoo are trying to figure out how a 62-year-old ball python laid seven eggs despite not being near a male python for at least two decades.

By Associated Press September 17, 2020
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At least 11 people infected with COVID-19 traveled to Arizona and passed the disease to others, starting local transmission chains that seeded the state’s earliest coronavirus outbreaks starting in mid-February, according to a newly published study.

By Associated Press September 16, 2020
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Arizona’s largest electric utility is extending a moratorium on service disconnections put in place in March because of the coronavirus pandemic through the end of 2020.

By Associated Press September 16, 2020
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Shey Peddy made a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to give the Phoenix Mercury an 85-84 victory over the defending WNBA champion Washington Mystics on Tuesday night in the first round of the playoffs.

By Associated Press September 16, 2020
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President Donald Trump ... and “Spike?” Local election clerks in Michigan downloading absentee ballots for residents overseas were given ballots that listed Trump’s Republican running mate as Jeremy Cohen, who is the Libertarian Party candidate for vice president, the Michigan Secretary of State’s office said.

By Associated Press September 16, 2020
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Peeps treats are going on hiatus for several months — another consequence of the coronavirus pandemic.

By Associated Press September 16, 2020
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A drive-by shooting wounded a federal security officer outside the U.S. courthouse in downtown Phoenix on Tuesday, and a person was later taken into custody, authorities said.

By Associated Press September 15, 2020
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The backup Uber driver involved in the first self-driving vehicle fatality has been charged with negligent homicide for being distracted in the moments before fatally striking a woman in suburban Phoenix.

By Associated Press September 15, 2020
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President Donald Trump denied during a televised town hall Tuesday that he had played down the threat of the coronavirus earlier this year, although there is an audio recording of him stating he did just that.

By Associated Press September 15, 2020
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Sylvia Moir, the first female police chief in Tempe, Arizona, is stepping down next month after more than four years on the job, city officials announced Tuesday.

By Associated Press September 15, 2020
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A 40-pound (18-kilogram) African serval cat named Spartacus has been found safe and sound after escaping from his home and spending days in the New Hampshire wild.

By Associated Press September 15, 2020
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Demonstrators supporting and opposing President Donald Trump gathered Monday outside a Phoenix resort where he’s scheduled to court Latino voters.

By Associated Press September 14, 2020
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The Oakland Athletics signed former All-Star infielder Jake Lamb on Monday after he was designated for assignment last week by the Arizona Diamondbacks.

By Associated Press September 14, 2020
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Customs officers at a Florida airport found nearly a half-million dollars being smuggled out of the United States hidden inside furniture, officials said.

By Associated Press September 14, 2020
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Arizona Department of Health Services officials on Sunday reported 384 more confirmed coronavirus cases and seven additional deaths amid continued slowing in the coronavirus outbreak in the state.

By Associated Press September 13, 2020
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A portable toilet in Albuquerque fell victim to another kind of whiff this week after strong winds gave it a trip along Route 66.

By Associated Press September 13, 2020
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Forbes estimates the Dallas Cowboys are the NFL’s most valuable franchise at $5.7 billion, the 14th consecutive year they’ve held that distinction.

By Associated Press September 12, 2020
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Does my employer have to say if a coworker has the virus? Employers are generally not required to tell workers when someone in the workplace has tested positive for the coronavirus.

By Associated Press September 12, 2020
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Wall Street closed out its worst week since June with another day of churning trading Friday, Sept. 11, as big technology stocks resumed their suddenly weakened ways.

By Associated Press September 12, 2020
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Police in Maryland investigating reports of a casket photographed bobbing up and down in a river discovered the object was something far less macabre.

By Associated Press September 12, 2020
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A voter who was told she couldn’t wear an anti-Trump shirt at a polling place because it violated electioneering rules simply whipped it off and did her civic duty topless.

By Associated Press September 12, 2020
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Services are set for Saturday for a Tohono O'odham tribal police officer who was killed last month after authorities say a suspect stole his patrol vehicle and ran him over with it.

By Associated Press September 11, 2020
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Unemployed Arizona workers who lost their jobs after the coronavirus pandemic hit and have been receiving extra benefits for the last several weeks will see their pay drop to the standard $240 after this week.

By Associated Press September 11, 2020
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A dog has been credited with saving an Alabama family’s lives after his bark awakened them to a fire that was sweeping through their rental home early Tuesday morning.

By Associated Press September 11, 2020
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Old Tucson closing indefinitely
Coronavirus hurt attendance

Old Tucson, a western-themed attraction and former film set for dozens of classic movies, is closing indefinitely due to financial fallout from the coronavirus.

By Associated Press September 10, 2020
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The Dallas Zoo has welcomed three African lion cubs – one male and two females. The cubs, born on August 17, are the first litter of three born at the zoo since 1974.

By Associated Press September 10, 2020
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In an age of growing divisive political discourse across the country, a Nebraska man is drawing attention for his impassioned plea to take action — against boneless chicken wings.

By Associated Press September 10, 2020
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A Georgia sheriff’s deputy delivering civil papers returned to her patrol vehicle to find an eager — and hungry — new driver.

By Associated Press September 9, 2020
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Old Tucson, a western-themed attraction and former film set for dozens of classic movies, is closing indefinitely due to financial fallout from the coronavirus.

By Associated Press September 9, 2020
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Arizona health officials reported Tuesday just over 80 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases and two deaths, fueling some business owners to call for an end to operating restrictions.

By Associated Press September 8, 2020
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German police said Wednesday they are losing hope of finding out who left on a train a box of vials with hamster DNA, which caused alarm in the southwestern town of Heidelberg last week.

By Associated Press September 8, 2020
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The Arizona Department of Water Resources endorsed a company’s proposal to sell water from farmland near the Colorado River to a a fast-growing Phoenix suburb despite complaints of possible negative effects for communities along the river.

By Associated Press September 8, 2020
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As people around them sat and napped, some sipping water in an air-conditioned shelter on another sweltering day in a summer of record-breaking heat, Gary Goodman and Lena Stewart spoke of the fatal dangers of living on the street.

By Associated Press September 8, 2020
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An Austrian man beat his own record for the longest full body contact with ice cubes on Saturday.

By Associated Press September 8, 2020
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After a man ran off with the tip jar at an eastern Pennsylvania pizza shop, investigators didn’t have to do a lot of legwork to track him down.

By Associated Press September 7, 2020
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Donovan Solano hit a two-run, go-ahead homer in the sixth inning and the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-2 on Sunday.

By Associated Press September 7, 2020
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Arizona health officials reported 250 new coronavirus cases on Sunday and 14 more deaths from COVID-19.

By Associated Press September 6, 2020
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An arena that is the former home of Phoenix Suns will serve as a voting center and a location to drop off early ballots for the Nov. 3 general election as NBA and the WNBA teams across the country encourage voter participation and push for social justice.

By Associated Press September 6, 2020
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A suburban school district in metro Phoenix has put off its plan to return its high school to in-person instruction from remote learning starting Tuesday.

By Associated Press September 6, 2020
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More than 200 people were airlifted to safety early Sunday after a fast-moving wildfire trapped them in a popular camping area in California's Sierra National Forest, one several fires that broke out amid record-breaking, triple-digit temperatures that baked the state.

By Associated Press September 6, 2020

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