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Here’s Your Top 10 Favorite Acts of Kindness from 2016

In this day and age, you don’t have to speak each other’s language to make new friends – you just need a phone. That’s how Amanda Moore befrie…

Published: December 26, 2016 - 7:29 pm @ http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/heres-top-10-favori…

McClintock Shootout Includes Shadow Mtn., Full Schedule

One of the staples in the Arizona high school  basketball scene over the holiday break is the annual McClintock Holiday Shootout at McClintock…

Published: December 26, 2016 - 7:45 am @ http://www.sports360az.com/2016/12/mcclintock-shoo…

The 5: Arizona teams' most notable Christmas games

It’s a quiet Christmas for Arizona sports fans this year. None of the Valley teams will play on Christmas Day 2016. The NFL scheduled all but …

Published: December 25, 2016 - 8:16 am @ http://arizonasports.com/story/971750/the-5-how-va…

Donald Trump wants a record crowd for his inauguration, but he may be disappointed

In a tweet a week ago, Donald Trump urged his fans to head to Washington to see him get sworn in on Jan. 20.

Published: December 24, 2016 - 1:40 pm @ http://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/politics-governmen…

Michael Floyd speaks about DUI, Cardinals and his new team

Former Arizona Cardinal Michael Floyd spoke publicly Thursday for the first time since his arrest on DUI charges in Scottsdale on Dec. 12. Aft…

Published: December 24, 2016 - 12:36 pm @ http://arizonasports.com/story/971559/michael-floy…

Preview: Coyotes vs. Maple Leafs

by Dave Vest @davest4yotes / Coyotes Sr. Director of News Content GLENDALE -- The Coyotes will look to snap a three-game losing skid on Friday…

Published: December 23, 2016 - 12:18 pm @ https://www.nhl.com/coyotes/news/coyotes-vs-maple-…

Tragedy Made Steve Kerr See the World Beyond the Court

But talk around the house was more likely to involve the Dodgers or Bruins. Malcolm was a good athlete, a basketball player growing up and an …

Published: December 23, 2016 - 9:48 am @ http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/22/sports/basketbal…

Fountain Hills community rallies around family struck by tragedy

FOUNTAIN HILLS, AZ (KPHO/KTVK) - A memorial service was held in honor of a young man named Jacob DeGroote. He was kind of the all-American kid…

Published: December 23, 2016 - 9:47 am @ http://www.cbs5az.com/story/34119134/fountain-hill…

Puzzles, Mud And Animal Welfare At The Phoenix Zoo ... And Around the World

Published: Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 10:35amUpdated: Friday, December 16, 2016 - 5:58pm downloadWhen Hilda Tresz was 17, she walked into t…

Published: December 23, 2016 - 9:45 am @ http://kjzz.org/content/409055/puzzles-mud-and-ani…

Preview: Coyotes vs. Oilers

by Dave Vest @davest4yotes / Coyotes Sr. Director of News Content GLENDALE -- The Coyotes will try to continue their mastery of Edmonton on We…

Published: December 21, 2016 - 2:30 pm @ https://www.nhl.com/coyotes/news/coyotes-vs-oilers…

Former Diamondbacks player sells Paradise Valley home for $4.75 million

PHOENIX — A former Arizona Diamondbacks player has a little extra holiday spending money in his pocket after selling his Valley home for $4.75…

Published: December 21, 2016 - 8:59 am @ http://ktar.com/story/1145056/former-diamondbacks-…

Espo: 'Tis the Season for Suns Grievances

Later this week the single greatest holiday known to man is will take place. Nope, not Christmas and not even Hanukkah. If you’ve ever read me…

Published: December 20, 2016 - 8:39 pm @ http://www.sports360az.com/2016/12/espo-tis-season…

Body camera footage released in arrest of Michael Floyd, former Arizona Cardinals player

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - Police have released body camera footage of Michael Floyd's arrest in Scottsdale after he was stopped for driving under the i…

Published: December 20, 2016 - 5:35 pm @ http://www.abc15.com/news/region-northeast-valley/…

Preview: Coyotes vs. Flames

by Dave Vest @davest4yotes / Coyotes Sr. Director of News Content GLENDALE -- The Coyotes will begin a five-game homestand on Monday night whe…

Published: December 19, 2016 - 1:57 pm @ https://www.nhl.com/coyotes/news/coyotes-vs-flames…

Diamondbacks Foundation grant helps fund Ability360 renovations

Using a $100,000 Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation Ken Kendrick Grand Slam Award, the Ability360 Aquatic Center’s three fully adaptive pools are…

Published: December 19, 2016 - 12:55 pm @ http://www.scottsdaleindependent.com/sports/diamon…

Phoenix events: 16 things to do around Phoenix this week (Dec. 19

PHOENIX - From food festivals to theater to concerts and comedians, there is a lot that happens in the Valley each week. Related: Top Phoenix …

Published: December 18, 2016 - 6:37 pm @ http://www.abc15.com/entertainment/events/phoenix-…

Mr. 100: Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson breaks NFL record

GLENDALE - In just his second season as a pro, Cardinals running back David Johnson has done something no NFL player has ever done. During Sun…

Published: December 18, 2016 - 5:36 pm @ http://www.abc15.com/sports/sports-blogs-local/mr-…

The 5: Best seasons by Arizona pros whose teams didn't make the playoffs

It’s a lost season in many ways, a disappointing one for sure. But if the Arizona Cardinals need a pick-me-up, then recounting the breakout se…

Published: December 17, 2016 - 2:40 pm @ http://arizonasports.com/story/964222/5-best-seaso…

Opioid epidemic: Tempe man's journey from big league dreams to addiction

TEMPE, Ariz. - Like many kids, Chris Hayes dreamed about playing in the big leagues. A first baseman, he was a solid fielder with a sweet swin…

Published: December 17, 2016 - 9:44 am @ http://www.12news.com/news/local/valley/opioid-epi…

Michael Phelps busy and at peace in first months of retirement

In the months after the London Olympics in 2012, Michael Phelps wanted little to do with the business of being Michael Phelps. The most decora…

Published: December 16, 2016 - 9:34 pm @ http://www.baltimoresun.com/sports/olympics/phelps…

So you're telling me there's a chance (for the Cardinals)!

They’re still alive! When you hear “Not Mathematically Eliminated,” what does that really mean?  It means there are still scenarios that keep …

Published: December 16, 2016 - 5:11 pm @ http://arizonasports.com/story/964667/so-youre-tel…

The Cardinals' season is over, but when did it end?

So now that the Cardinals have for all intents and purposes been eliminated from playoff contention, let’s ask the simple question: When did y…

Published: December 16, 2016 - 11:07 am @ http://arizonasports.com/story/964636/the-cardinal…

Patriots claim ex-Cardinals WR Michael Floyd off waivers

Michael Floyd didn't have to wait long to find his landing spot. The New England Patriots claimed the wide receiver off waivers Thursday, just…

Published: December 15, 2016 - 7:58 pm @ http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/nfl/patriots/…

Scooby Wright sees Arizona Cardinals as 'a good opportunity'

TEMPE, Ariz. — For Scooby Wright, it might be a case of better late than never.

Published: December 15, 2016 - 11:49 am @ http://arizonasports.com/story/963855/scooby-wrigh…

Hatewatch Headlines 12/15/2016

Alt-Right hates new ‘Star Wars’ flick; How sexism lures men into white supremacy; Israeli ambassador praises Gaffney; and more. Wired: The Alt…

Published: December 15, 2016 - 9:08 am @ https://www.splcenter.org/hatewatch/2016/12/15/hat…

Cardinals release Floyd after DUI arrest, players 'shocked'

By BOB BAUM Published: Today This photo proved by the Scottsdale Police Department shows Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Michael Floyd. Arizon…

Published: December 14, 2016 - 8:40 pm @ http://m.apnews.com/ap/db_268748/contentdetail.htm…

Cardinals release WR Floyd after DUI arrest

TEMPE, AZ (KPHO/KTVK) - The Arizona Cardinals announced on Wednesday that the team released wide receiver Michael Floyd. The move comes just t…

Published: December 14, 2016 - 3:07 pm @ http://www.cbs5az.com/story/34053323/cardinals-rel…

Cardinals Cut Michael Floyd

Cardinals wide receiver Michael Floyd, who had two catches Sunday in Miami, was released Wednesday.

Published: December 14, 2016 - 2:06 pm @ http://www.azcardinals.com/news-and-events/article…

Cardinals release Michael Floyd following DUI arrest in Scottsdale

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - The Arizona Cardinals have released wide receiver Michael Floyd following a DUI arrest in Scottsdale. The team made the offic…

Published: December 14, 2016 - 2:05 pm @ http://www.abc15.com/sports/sports-blogs-local/car…

Suns Marquese Chriss, Knicks Kristaps Porzingis tangle

Suns rookie Marquese Chriss was in the middle of his best game as a pro. He put together a 13-point, 11-rebound first half with relatively sol…

Published: December 14, 2016 - 11:34 am @ http://arizonasports.com/story/962732/suns-knicks-…

Grand Canyon Has Found the Secret to Rapid Division I Basketball Success

PHOENIX — College basketball's top division has 351 members for the 2016-17 season, an increase of nearly 11 percent since 2000. But even the …

Published: December 14, 2016 - 10:34 am @ http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2680626-grand-c…

Though playoffs are no longer an option, for Cardinals, 'nothing changes'

TEMPE, Ariz. — Technically, the Arizona Cardinals can still make the playoffs. Realistically, their season will end when the clock strikes all…

Published: December 14, 2016 - 10:03 am @ http://arizonasports.com/story/961879/though-playo…

What did Phoenicians Google the most in 2016?

PHOENIX - With the end of 2016 in sight, Google is rolling out its annual Year in Search list.  The list — which was first unveiled Wednesday,…

Published: December 14, 2016 - 8:32 am @ http://www.abc15.com/news/national/what-did-phoeni…

Forgotten Childhood Memories Still Shape Your Life

The slippery baby in the plastic blue tub cringes when her daddy, holding a drippy orange washcloth, leaks a bit of water in her face. He is b…

Published: December 14, 2016 - 6:55 am @ https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2016/11…

Does Downtown Phoenix Need Another Homeless Shelter?

Miriam Wasser A A Every afternoon, after the lunch crowd finishes up and leaves the St. Vincent de Paul dining room on the Human Services Camp…

Published: December 13, 2016 - 2:52 pm @ http://www.phoenixnewtimes.com/news/does-downtown-…

From Many Corners, Journalism Seeking Solutions

The shift away from punishment can also be seen in schools, as they reduce the use of suspensions as the go-to discipline option, and turn to …

Published: December 13, 2016 - 11:14 am @ http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/13/opinion/from-man…

Scooby Wright headed to the Arizona Cardinals

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - As the 2016 Draft was winding down, only several selections left, former Arizona linebacker Scooby Wright and h…

Published: December 13, 2016 - 10:50 am @ http://www.tucsonnewsnow.com/story/34036024/scooby…

Morgan: Cardinals special teams must be addressed

TEMPE, Ariz. — Bruce Arians had no trouble throwing Justin Bethel under the bus when asked if the fifth-year special teams whiz was still a wo…

Published: December 12, 2016 - 7:41 pm @ http://arizonasports.com/story/961847/cardinals-sp…

14 Best Events in Metro Phoenix, December 12 to 18

Becky Bartkowski A A Need a break from the holiday grind? You're in luck. From rockstar memoirs and throwback Batman movies to a couple of cha…

Published: December 12, 2016 - 4:09 pm @ http://www.phoenixnewtimes.com/arts/14-best-events…

Cardinals coach Bruce Arians, teammates react to Michael Floyd's arrest

It was a rough Monday all around for the Arizona Cardinals. The team was already coming off a last-second defeat at the Miami Dolphins on Sund…

Published: December 12, 2016 - 4:08 pm @ http://www.abc15.com/sports/sports-blogs-local/car…

Is Phoenix the worst four-sport pro market in the country?

TEMPE, Ariz. — Monday mornings are depressing enough so we apologize for piling on, but after watching the Cardinals bungle their way to a los…

Published: December 12, 2016 - 3:09 pm @ http://arizonasports.com/story/961400/phoenix-wors…

Legislature ignores will of voters with wolf hunt bill

Believe it or not, another wolf hunting bill, SB 1187, has been introduced in the Michigan Legislature. This is after Michigan voters overturn…

Published: December 12, 2016 - 3:01 pm @ http://www.freep.com/story/opinion/readers/2016/12…


Preview: Coyotes at Penguins

by Dave Vest @davest4yotes / Coyotes Sr. Director of News Content The Coyotes will begin a six-day, four-game road trip on Monday night when t…

Published: December 12, 2016 - 2:08 pm @ https://www.nhl.com/coyotes/news/coyotes-at-pengui…

Michael Floyd DUI arrest: Cardinals receiver charged in Scottsdale

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Michael Floyd was arrested Monday morning in Scottsdale, according to the Scottsdale Police D…

Published: December 12, 2016 - 11:36 am @ http://www.abc15.com/news/region-west-valley/glend…

Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Michael Floyd arrested on DUI charge

PHOENIX — Arizona Cardinals receiver Michael Floyd was arrested early Monday morning on DUI charges after allegedly falling asleep at the whee…

Published: December 12, 2016 - 11:06 am @ http://arizonasports.com/story/961754/arizona-card…

One word for the 2016 Cardinals: Disappointing

It’s officially over; what a disappointment. It’s hard to believe that this Cardinals team that made it to the NFC Championship game last seas…

Published: December 11, 2016 - 6:26 pm @ http://arizonasports.com/story/961094/one-word-for…

Wild Cards? A look at the playoff picture for the Arizona Cardinals

Last season, the Arizona Cardinals got off to a great start and by the time the campaign reached its later stages, they were battling for home…

Published: December 11, 2016 - 10:52 am @ http://arizonasports.com/story/952757/wild-cards-a…

Can A STEM Program Help Make Boy Scouts Relevant Again?

Michael Jurkowitz is a fifth grader in Tucson, Arizona. He—like most other kids his age—enjoys hands-on projects well enough, but probably isn…

Published: December 10, 2016 - 8:07 pm @ https://www.fastcompany.com/3066163/innovation-age…

Preview: Coyotes vs. Predators

by Dave Vest @davest4yotes / Coyotes Sr. Director of News Content GLENDALE - The Coyotes will return to action on Saturday night when they hos…

Published: December 10, 2016 - 12:11 pm @ https://www.nhl.com/coyotes/news/coyotes-vs-predat…

Gov. Brown Appoints New Public Utility Commissioners to Replace Florio and Sandoval

Martha Guzman Aceves and Clifford Rechtschaffen both come from the governor’s office with strong environmental protection backgrounds. Martha …

Published: December 31, 2016 - 10:14 am @ https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/gov.-…

Mail truck tips on Mesa street

MESA, Ariz. - A mail truck ended up on its side in a crash Wednesday. Mesa police say a single-vehicle collision left the United States Postal…

Published: December 31, 2016 - 10:12 am @ http://www.12news.com/news/local/valley/mail-truck…

Creator of the Red Solo Cup dies at 84

FOX 32 NEWS - The creator of the Red Solo Cup died on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at the age of 84. Robert Leo Hulseman lived in Northfield, …

Published: December 31, 2016 - 7:07 am @ http://www.fox4news.com/trending/225996868-story

Raw sewage bubbles out of ground, Mesa apartment residents fed up

MESA, AZ - People who live at one apartment complex in Mesa said they have a problem that stinks — raw sewage bubbling up out of the ground an…

Published: December 31, 2016 - 6:35 am @ http://www.abc15.com/news/region-southeast-valley/…

Engie: Renewables Could Drag Oil Prices Down To $10 a Barrel

Here are some of the stories we’re reading this morning. Here are some of the stories we’re reading this morning. editors news feed engie The …

Published: December 31, 2016 - 6:04 am @ https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/Engie…

$5k reward offered after 23 guns stolen in Mesa

MESA, AZ - A $5,000 reward is being offered in the theft of 23 firearms from a Mesa gun shop earlier this month.  According to the Mesa Police…

Published: December 30, 2016 - 11:53 pm @ http://www.abc15.com/news/region-southeast-valley/…

Chandler PD arrest 21-year-old accused of stabbing man

CHANDLER, AZ - Chandler police have arrested a 21-year-old man who they believe stabbed a man multiple times.  According to police, Miguel Ang…

Published: December 30, 2016 - 11:51 pm @ http://www.abc15.com/news/region-southeast-valley/…

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Published: December 30, 2016 - 8:49 pm @ https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=5s&v=erSd5xep30w

Donald Trump’s Top 10 Campaign Moments

SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER 1.) “You’re Going To Get So Tired Of Winning” SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER A consistent theme of Donald Trump’s popul…

Published: December 30, 2016 - 6:47 pm @ http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2016/12/28…

Man claims police brutality against Mesa officer

MESA, AZ - A Mesa man is claiming police brutality against the Mesa Police Department after he was shoved to the ground while riding his bicyc…

Published: December 30, 2016 - 6:17 pm @ http://www.abc15.com/news/region-southeast-valley/…

Immigration Is the Only Hope for States That Helped Trump

The decline of manufacturing does not explain the decline of Wisconsin. Photographer: Daniel Acker/BloombergFacebook Twitter Email Print Share…

Published: December 31, 2016 - 7:08 am @ https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2016-12-28…

Dozens Of Cities And States Will Raise Their Minimum Wages For 2017

If you’re a minimum wage worker, you might be getting a raise on New Year’s Day.  As 2016 comes to a close, at least 40 cities and states arou…

Published: December 28, 2016 - 5:27 pm @ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/cities-states-…


Election Losses Don't Stop Corporate Efforts to Block Voter-Approved Minimum Wage Hikes

font size decrease font size increase font size Print Voters spoke very clearly on November 8 when they elected to raise the minimum wage in A…

Published: December 27, 2016 - 10:44 am @ http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/38874-election-…

The Music of David Bowie

Phoenix Symphony Hall 75 N. Second Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004 The Music of David Bowie7:30 p.m. Phoenix Symphony HallEvents Categories:Music Ev…

Published: December 26, 2016 - 6:30 pm @ http://phoenix.org/event/the-music-of-david-bowie/

11 Phoenix restaurants we cannot wait to open in 2017

PHOENIX - During the second half of 2016, more than 50 restaurants and bars opened their doors for the first time in Phoenix. That included Gr…

Published: December 26, 2016 - 1:51 pm @ http://www.abc15.com/entertainment/events/11-phoen…

Christmas trees placed around Phoenix community to support LGBTQ youth

When one thinks of the holidays, it's usually an image of family, friends, love and companionship.

Published: December 25, 2016 - 12:54 pm @ http://www.12news.com/opinion/go-ask-ozzy/christma…

'This is God's money': 9-months-pregnant server gets big tip

The start of 2017 will be a challenging time for Sarah Clark.

Published: December 25, 2016 - 11:53 am @ http://www.theblaze.com/news/2016/12/25/this-is-go…

U.S. university launches tool to show how fake news spreads

NEW YORK Researchers at Indiana University have developed a new tool that shows how fake news and unverified stories spread through social media.

Published: December 24, 2016 - 1:15 pm @ http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-tech-fake-id…


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Gov. Brown Appoints New Public Utility Commissioners to Replace Florio and Sandoval

Martha Guzman Aceves and Clifford Rechtschaffen both come from the governor’s office with strong environmental protection backgrounds. Martha …

Published: December 31, 2016 - 10:14 am @ https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/gov.-…

Kerry’s Blunt Words for Israel Denounced by Lawmakers in Both Parties

A bipartisan chorus of lawmakers, upset with President Obama’s decision last week to allow the passage of a United Nations resolution condemni…

Published: December 31, 2016 - 10:14 am @ http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/28/us/politics/john…

Obama preparing to penalize Russia for hacking

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is preparing to penalize Russia over the hacking of Democratic officials during this year's presidential…

Published: December 31, 2016 - 10:16 am @ http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2016/1…

Mail truck tips on Mesa street

MESA, Ariz. - A mail truck ended up on its side in a crash Wednesday. Mesa police say a single-vehicle collision left the United States Postal…

Published: December 31, 2016 - 10:12 am @ http://www.12news.com/news/local/valley/mail-truck…

Reports of mall disturbances light up social media

A flurry of reports of mall melees and disturbances rippled across social media Monday on a day Americans swarmed shopping hubs for post-holid…

Published: December 31, 2016 - 9:51 am @ http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2016/12/…

Graham, McCain want Russia sanctions after election hacking

Top Republican senators said Wednesday that the incoming Congress and President-elect Donald Trump should impose new and tougher sanctions on …

Published: December 31, 2016 - 9:13 am @ http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2016/12/28/graham-…

Immigration Is the Only Hope for States That Helped Trump

The decline of manufacturing does not explain the decline of Wisconsin. Photographer: Daniel Acker/BloombergFacebook Twitter Email Print Share…

Published: December 31, 2016 - 7:36 am @ https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2016-12-28…

Immigration Is the Only Hope for States That Helped Trump

The decline of manufacturing does not explain the decline of Wisconsin. Photographer: Daniel Acker/BloombergFacebook Twitter Email Print Share…

Published: December 31, 2016 - 7:08 am @ https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2016-12-28…

Creator of the Red Solo Cup dies at 84

FOX 32 NEWS - The creator of the Red Solo Cup died on Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at the age of 84. Robert Leo Hulseman lived in Northfield, …

Published: December 31, 2016 - 7:07 am @ http://www.fox4news.com/trending/225996868-story

12 Cars You Can Legally Import to the US in 2017

slide-4320347 There were plenty of great vehicles produced abroad that Americans (outside of Canada) haven't been able to import until they hi…

Published: December 31, 2016 - 7:06 am @ http://www.autoblog.com/photos/cars-you-can-legall…

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