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Governor Signs ‘ABLE Act’ To Help Arizonans With Disabilities Save For Their Future

Posted: May 12, 2016 at 11:29 pm   /   Local

Phoenix, Arizona – Governor Doug Ducey today signed House Bill 2388, authorizing the development of a state program that will better allow individuals with disabilities in Arizona to save for their future. Originally posted at http://yumanewsnow.com/index.php/news/arizona-news/5151-governor-signs-able-act-to-help-arizonans-with-disabilities-save-for-their-future.

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Governor Doug Ducey Signs Bills To Help Arizonans Suffering From Addiction

Posted: May 12, 2016 at 11:27 pm   /   Local

Phoenix, Arizona – Governor Doug Ducey today signed two bills aimed at preventing and treating opioid addiction in Arizona. Originally posted at http://yumanewsnow.com/index.php/news/arizona-news/5150-governor-doug-ducey-signs-bills-to-help-arizonans-suffering-from-addiction.

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In The Sharing Economy, Arizona Leads The Nation

Posted: May 12, 2016 at 11:24 pm   /   Local

Phoenix, Arizona – Arizona is leading the nation in embracing the Sharing Economy – modernizing our laws to make life easier for citizens utilizing new, convenient services, and allowing innovative business models to succeed. Originally posted at http://yumanewsnow.com/index.php/news/arizona-news/5149-in-the-sharing-economy-arizona-leads-the-nation.

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FBI Continues to Seek Incognito Bandits

Posted: May 12, 2016 at 10:42 pm   /   Local

Phoenix, Arizona – On Tuesday, at approximately 1:30 p.m., an individual believed to be one of the “Incognito Bandits” robbed the Johnson Bank located at 8700 East Pinnacle Peak Road, Suite 100, in Scottsdale, Arizona. He was armed with a black handgun and fled in what is believed to be a 1996 to 1999 Pontiac […]

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Repeat Sex Offender Sentenced to Over Ten Years in Prison for Possession of Child Pornography

Posted: May 12, 2016 at 10:35 pm   /   Local

Phoenix, Arizona – David Lee Frater, 63, of Mesa, Arizona, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge David G. Campbell to 125 months in prison followed by a lifetime term of supervised release. Frater had previously pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography. Originally posted at http://yumanewsnow.com/index.php/news/arizona-news/5147-repeat-sex-offender-sentenced-to-over-ten-years-in-prison-for-possession-of-child-pornography.

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Navajo Man Sentenced to 108 Months’ Imprisonment for Voluntary Manslaughter

Posted: May 12, 2016 at 10:29 pm   /   Local

Phoenix, California – Douglas Lawrence Bedell, Jr., 31, of Dilkon, Arizona, a member of the Navajo Nation, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Diane J. Humetewa to 108 months’ imprisonment.  Bedell had previously pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter. Originally posted at http://yumanewsnow.com/index.php/news/arizona-news/5146-navajo-man-sentenced-to-108-months-imprisonment-for-voluntary-manslaughter.

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Former Phoenix Chiropractor Sentenced to Prison for Wire Fraud

Posted: May 12, 2016 at 10:24 pm   /   Local

Phoenix, Arizona – Monday, Dr. Randal Curtis Pruitt, 44, of Salt Lake City, Utah, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Diane J. Humetewa to 18 months in prison.  Pruitt was also ordered to pay $478,549 in restitution and perform 100 hours of community service while serving a three-year term of supervised release upon release from […]

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Sun Devil Water Polo Ready for Second-Ever NCAA Tournament Appearance

Posted: May 12, 2016 at 1:52 pm   /   Local

Los Angeles, California – The Arizona State University water polo team (19-7, 3-3 MPSF) will participate in just its second NCAA Tournament this weekend, beginning this Friday in Los Angeles at the Spieker Aquatics Center. The Sun Devils enter the weekend as the tournament’s No. 5 seed after receiving the third and final at-large bid […]

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Arizona Jumps To No. 6 Spot As Best Place To Do Business

Posted: May 12, 2016 at 1:00 pm   /   Arizona, Features, Politics, Top Stories

From the Office of Governor Doug Ducey: Arizona is the 6th-best state in the country for business, according to Chief Executive Magazine’s annual “Best & Worst States for Business” survey. This year’s ranking represents a three-spot climb from last year’s report. “This is great news, and further validation of the work we’re doing to make Arizona the […]

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