A British man was one of two skydivers who died after colliding in midair and plummeting to the ground, it has been confirmed.Keiron O'Rourke, 40, was among 200 experienced skydivers taking part in a jump in Eloy, Arizona, in ...
PHOENIX -- Arizona forestry officials put the protection of structures and pastureland ahead of firefighter safety during a raging wildfire that killed 19 members of an elite firefighting crew in June, a state health and safety investigation said on Wednesday. Arizona's Division of Occupational Safety and Health also found that the Arizona State Forestry Division committed other ...
An Arizona commission that oversees workplace safety blamed the state's Forestry Division on Wednesday for the June deaths of 19 firefighters, saying state fire officials knowingly put protection of property ahead of safety and should have pulled crews out earlier. The ruling by the state Industrial Commission came after its investigative agency, the Arizona Division of Occupational ...
PHOENIX (Reuters) - Two skydivers who died after colliding in midair and plummeting to the ground in a jump earlier this week in Arizona were a Briton and a German, police said on ...
Phoenix hunger-striker breaks fast after 22 days, but immigration protest continues WASHINGTON – Erika Andiola came to Washington expecting it would be the place to make a difference in the immigration reform fight – until the immigration fight hit closer to home. Andiola on Wednesday said she quit her job in the office of Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Phoenix, to go home and focus on ...
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David Mamet's play-turned-film, "Oleanna," is about a number of things -- sexual harassment, higher education, the battle of the sexes, the role of the middle class -- but more than anything, it is about power. The film takes two characters, a pedantic liberal arts professor named John (William H. Macy) and a confused, female student named Carol (Debra Eisenstadt), and depicts their desire for pow ... ...
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Freezing temperatures could be in store for the Tucson area Thursday night.The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning from 10 p.m. Thursday to 10 a.m. Friday.Overnight lows could dip to 29 degrees in some areas.In addition, rain showers are likely throughout the day, with a 60 percent chance in the forecast.Highs are expected in the low- to mid-50s. That's about 15 to 20 ...
PHOENIX -- An economic researcher said Wednesday that Arizona's economy is expanding at a slow but steady pace with population and employment growth rates that outpace most other states.Arizona State University research professor Lee McPheters said the recent progress, however, remains slower than the state's long-term averages."While growth is slow compared to past recoveries, we ...
PHOENIX -- A state safety agency recommended fines totaling $559,000 against the state's Forestry Division on Wednesday, saying the agency wrongly put the protection of "structures and pastureland" ahead of the safety of firefighters battling a wildfire in Central Arizona last summer, including 19 who died while trapped by the flames on a ...
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) The Arizona Cardinals' offensive line regressed a bit in Philadelphia after a series of solid performances. Next up is a formidable challenge against the fierce pass rush of defensive end Robert Quinn and the rest of the St. Louis Rams. When the Rams beat Arizona 27-24 in the season opener in St. Louis, Quinn had three sacks, two forced fumbles and four quarterback ...
PHOENIX - Arizona's workplace safety agency recommended Wednesday that the state Forestry Division pay a nearly $560,000 fine in the deaths of 19 firefighters, saying officials placed the protection of non-defensible structures and pastureland ahead of firefighter safety.The proposed citations from the Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health said forestry officials managing the ...
o Local Sea Cadets will travel to Phoenix this weekend to take part in the dedication of a new memorial to World War II that features main cannon barrels from the battleships Missouri and Arizona.Tom O'Brien, commander of the local Cadet Corps, said 27 members will serve in the color guard during the ceremony Saturday, which is Pearl Harbor Day. The unit is called Battleship Missouri ...
Arizona inmate John McCluskey is a dangerous, cold-blooded killer who deserves nothing less than the death penalty for kidnapping and murdering a retired Oklahoma couple, prosecutors said ...
People run from police for all kinds of reasons. Due to a long history of police violence against civilians, some citizens have a deep and firmly rooted distrust of any law enforcement officer. In some cases, those who run have committed a crime and are attempting to evade capture. Many times, an individual's attempt to evade capture will result in harsher charges and sentences than those ...
Nearly 200 skydivers, from all over the world, perform a group jump, a day after two skydivers were killed after colliding in midair during a jump from Skydive Arizona, at Eloy Municipal Airport, on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, in Eloy, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. ...
PHOENIX - Arizona's workplace safety agency is recommending that the state Forestry Division pay a nearly $560,000 fine in the deaths of 19 ...
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Arizona Diamondbacks slugger Paul Goldschmidt took part in a series of hitting challenges with Sydney Sixers cricketers at the SCG to promote their historic series with the Los Angeles Dodgers, which will open the MLB season at the same ground in March.
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The 26-year-old has just claimed the Hank Aaron Award for the best offensive player in the MLB, adding to the Golden Glove award he received as the best defensive player, the report said.
It makes him one of the favourites to take out the most prestigious gong of the lot, the MLB's coveted Most Valuable Player, the report added. (ANI)
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