VOL. 21  ISSUE NO. 29   |    JULY 22 – 28, 2015


Beating dead horse over APS, anti-Semitism, and maybe a horse

CAVE CREEK – Mayor Vincent Francia began Monday night’s council meeting by asking for a moment of silence for former Councilman Jerry Whitmore, whom he said passed away a couple of days ago.

JULY 22, 2015

ALG urges Senate to reject Iran nuke deal

FAIRFAX, Va. – Americans for Limited Government issued the following statement urging the U.S. Senate to take up the Iran nuclear deal as a treaty and defeat it:

"President Obama has failed to abide by the terms of the Corker Iran bill in delivering the Iran nuclear accord. The legislation was limited to lifting certain sanctions related to Iran's nuclear agreements, not lifting sanctions on missiles and other weapons activities as the deal does. In the meantime, all Obama believes he has all he needs with the vote at the United Nations Security Council to authorize the deal.

JULY 22, 2015

AZGFD seeks information from BLM on burro management

Public records request aims to learn BLM’s plan to address burro issue

PHOENIX – The Arizona Game and Fish Department submitted a public records request to the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to better assess the impact that the overpopulation of burros is having on the state and to learn the federal agency’s plans to address the issue.

JULY 22, 2015

Wellton Border Patrol agents arrest 7, seize 344 lbs. of drugs

Border Patrol agents from Wellton Station started tracking a group of individuals late yesterday and, by early today, arrested seven illegal immigrants with 344 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated $172,000.

JULY 22, 2015

James Holmes found guilty of murder; Aurora tragedy illustrates need for sweeping mental health reform

ARLINGTON, Virginia – Almost three years from the day of the July 20, 2012 Aurora theater shooting, a Colorado jury found James Holmes guilty of murder in the first degree. The jury’s verdict marks the culmination of a trial that noted a host of failures and missed opportunities by the mental health system.

july 22, 2015

Rural/Metro Corporation hosts summer blood drive and donor education event in partnership with United Blood Services and Donor Network of Arizona

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