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(JTA) — Richard Gere is sexy, suave, tough. He’s been the star of a constellation of films, from “American Gigolo” to “Pretty Woman,” “An Officer and a Gentleman” to “Primal Fear.” At 67, the onetime People magazine Sexiest Man of the Year (1999) still has the looks and charm of a leading man. So what is Richard Gere doing playing the title role in “Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer”? His c…
03.30 / 02:12
azjewishpost.com
Arizona teachers will offer their input on key education issues in an online survey that starts next week, and the results will be used to guide education policy decisions at the district, state and national levels. “Since this survey i…
03.30 / 02:12
azednews.com
Then-Gov. Jan Brewer issued the order in 2012, Ducey has upheld…
03.30 / 02:11
tucson.com
President Donald Trump has vowed to fight the nation's drug addiction epidemic and that's welcome news for an Arizona family who lost a loved one to…
03.30 / 02:04
kpho.com
It was not what Scottsdale homeowners wanted to wake up to Wednesday morning - a flyer on their driveways with symbols of hate. Dozens of "hate flyers" were distributed to homes near 76th Street and Sweetwater Drive in…
03.30 / 02:04
kpho.com
Attorney General Mark Brnovich is making a last-ditch effort to let Gov. Doug Ducey deny driver's licenses to…
03.30 / 01:08
azcapitoltimes.com
 As Final Four weekend approaches, the roads are expected to be busy, and there are restrictions in place you need to be aware…
03.30 / 01:01
kpho.com
Peoria police have arrested a teenage boy for allegedly making threats against Liberty High School. The 16-year-old suspect, a sophomore at Liberty, reportedly posted the threats on social media.…
03.30 / 01:01
kpho.com
A Texas state trooper says 12 people were killed in a crash between a church van and a pickup truck on a two-lane highway in southwestern…
03.30 / 01:01
kpho.com
Final Four festivities kick off Friday, and a number of agencies are prepared to help visitors who need some guidance getting around downtown Phoenix for the fan fun. Rule number one for navigating Final Four is don’t drive, take a ride.…
03.30 / 01:01
kpho.com
After stating that "warning shots are inherently dangerous," it basically allows for warning shots under very strict guidelines, including only when "the use of deadly force is…
03.30 / 01:00
tucsonnewsnow.com
Drivers are advised to use caution when driving through the area.…
03.30 / 01:00
tucsonnewsnow.com
The paperwork was filed Tuesday March 28, followed by supporting documents on Wednesday March 29, according to Pima County Superior Court…
03.30 / 01:00
tucsonnewsnow.com
They come from places like Vietnam, China, Mexico and Guatemala, lured by promises of better-paying jobs and legal immigration. Instead, they're smuggled into the U.S., forced to work around the clock as bussers, wait staff and cooks, and housed in cramped living quarters. For this, they must pay exorbitant fees that become an insurmountable debt, even as their pay is often withheld, stolen or unfairly docked. In restaurants, bars and food trucks across America, many workers are entrapped…
03.30 / 00:35
wvasfm.org
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VyVXed2gRD8 Two separate high-profile incidents broadcast this week highlighted the criticism black women regularly face in the workplace and spurred many to share their own experiences on social media. "It's high time that people recognize it's not just happening on television — it's happening at the cube right next to them, and they have something they can do about it," says educator and activist Brittany Packnett. On Tuesday, Fox News host Bill O'Reilly d…
03.30 / 00:35
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For years, a State Department employee allegedly received tens of thousands of dollars in gifts from Chinese intelligence agents and failed to report the repeated contacts to U.S. officials. Candace Claiborne pleaded not guilty at a federal court appearance Wednesday to charges of obstructing an official proceeding and making false statements to the FBI, over her relationship with the Chinese agents. Claiborne "used her position and her access to sensitive diplomatic data for personal…
03.30 / 00:35
wvasfm.org
An internal investigative board is still looking into the allegations of wait-time manipulation, nearly five months…
03.30 / 00:03
tucson.com
This week, Sam Fox’s newest restaurant concept, Doughbird Pizza & Rotisserie, opened in Arcadia at the corner of 44th Street and Indian School Road. The restaurant brings together house-made pizzas and rotisseries in a 5,550-square-foot space inspired by the atmosphere of Northern California. The menu features a seasonal rotation of 12 to 15 pizzas and four slow-roasted… Read More → The post Sam Fox’s Doughbird now open in Phoenix appeared first on AZ Big Media…
03.29 / 23:57
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Phoenix International Raceway will host the Classic Racing Times Vintage Desert Classic as part of the Desert Diamond West Valley Phoenix Grand Prix weekend on April 28-29. On the Saturday before the Verizon IndyCar Series race on April 29, PIR will feature two on-track sessions of open-wheel racing as part of Phoenix Raceway’s Super Saturday.… Read More → The post Vintage Desert Classic added to PIR lineup appeared first on AZ Big Med…
03.29 / 23:57
azbigmedia.com
A Texas state trooper says 12 people were killed in a crash between a church van and a pickup truck on a two-lane highway in southwestern…
03.29 / 23:51
kpho.com