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Attorney says 'optics' driving new culture in Maricopa jails

Maricopa County jail officials expect to have all inmates wearing solid orange jumpsuits by the end of Friday. The transition from striped jumpsuits began earlier this week and was announced right before the Thanksgiving holiday. The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office said, in a press release, Sherif

AZFAMILY - 2017-11-25 01:33:00

Not your grandpa's game anymore! Pickleball sees popularity skyrocket

To some, the name pickleball doesn't ring a bell, but the game looks very familiar. Pickleball used to be a popular alternative to tennis and other racquet sports as players age, but now younger fans are getting in on the game. Pickleball has been around for more than 50 years, but it's only become


So many want to adopt this husky pup, county says you'll need to apply

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New center provides resources essential for transitioning military

With an estimated 532,000 veterans living in Arizona (11 percent of the population), it is in the communities' long-term best interest to help military men and women as they transition to civilian life. The VA Mental Health Services notes that rejoining a non-military community and interviewing for


Lighted motorcycle parade one of Kick-Off Party treats

The Festival of Lights Kick-Off brings up to 20,000 people to the daylong festivities at Desert Foothills Park - many eager to watch the 17th annual Lighted Motorcycle Parade at dusk. FOL Chairwoman Janyce Hazlett said the parade solidifies community togetherness. Formerly known as the Harley-Davids

AHWATUKEE FOOTHILLS NEWS - 2017-11-24 12:05:00

History Happens Here: Chandler Heights Community Church

History oftentimes is forgotten as time passes. This series features old photographs taken in and around Queen Creek, held up in the exact place that they were originally taken in the style of Dear Photograph. This month's photo comes from the San Tan Historical Society. The first church in the comm


Casteel's 3A football postseason run inspired by principal fighting cancer

Queen Creek Casteel football players wear a shield on their helmets with the initials "SL" on them. It stands for Sandy Lundberg, the woman who opened the Chandler district school a couple of years ago, who challenged the football team to win a state championship in its second year as a varsity team


Penzone to discuss Queen Creek law enforcement services at Nov. 28 town hall

Maricopa County Sheriff's Office has provided law enforcement services to the town of Queen Creek since its incorporation in 1989. As the community has grown, so have the services provided by MCSO. Residents are invited to learn more about Queen Creek law enforcement services and MCSO at a town hall


This yam deserves to win the internet

It didn't exactly break the internet, but there is no denying that it's an eye-catching photo: a smiling man holding a yam that is about 3 feet long. "That's the biggest one I've seen from that particular species," says Paul Wilkin, the head of natural capital and plant health at the United Kingdom'

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2017-11-24 14:24:00

New U.S. attorney, nominated by Trump, is sworn in for western Wisconsin

A new U.S. attorney has been sworn in for the Western District of Wisconsin. Scott C. Blader took the oath of office on Wednesday. He became the top federal law enforcement official for 44 counties in western Wisconsin. Blader was most recently the district attorney for Waushara County, a position t

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2017-11-24 13:44:00

Earth Notes: What to do with electronics you don't need

I am going to touch on smart electronics recycling briefly this week. If you have further questions about the topic discussed please contact me at jbarton@nwrpc.com or 715.635.2197, you can also visit our website atnwrpc.com. As I am sure you already know, many of the new smart home appliances emerg

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2017-11-24 13:35:00

Love hunting but not taste of venison? Here are a few ideas to try to enjoy your venison

Are you one of those sportsmen who loves to hunt deer but doesn't enjoy the taste of venison? There are several important steps from the field to the freezer to the table, and a few simple precautions along the way can make a big difference in the final product. Here are some tips that will turn you

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2017-11-24 12:00:00

Thanksgiving dinner at lowest price since 2010

Thanksgiving dinner will cost less for many Wisconsinites this year. The Wisconsin Farm Bureau's annual survey of grocery store prices found dinner for 10 people costs $47.26. That's 54 cents less than in 2016 and the lowest price since 2010. Sarah Marketon, communications director for the Farm Bure

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2017-11-23 14:28:00

Kwik Trip plans $300 million investment in operations

Kwik Trip is planning to make a $300 million capital investment to support its convenience store chain. Plans by the La Crosse-based retailer include a $113 million bakery plant, expanding its dairy manufacturing facility, kitchen operations and transportation fleet. The investment is expected to cr

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2017-11-23 14:19:00

CAP squadrons support Wreaths Across America

Local volunteers are working to ensure that all veterans laid to rest at Northern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Spooner are honored this December on National Wreaths Across America Day. This year, the ceremony held simultaneously across the country at more than 1,200 locations, at 11 a.m.


Washburn County Player Holds $50,000 Powerball Ticket

One lucky Wisconsin player is holding a $50,000 winning Powerball ticket from the Saturday, November 18 Powerball drawing. The lucky winner purchased their ticket at the Holiday #72 at 730 South River Street in Spooner (Washburn County). The winner matched four out of five numbers plus the Powerball


Committees looking into Russian meddling not done yet

WASHINGTON (AP) - Some Republicans are hoping lawmakers will soon wrap up investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election that have dragged on for most of the year. But with new details in the probe emerging almost daily, that seems unlikely. Three congressional committees are investigatin

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2017-11-24 14:45:00

Wildlife officers: Mild weather, abundant food boost deer herd

Anecdotal evidence - such as conversations with farmers, recent mild winters and availability of food sources - led at least two local Pennsylvania Game Commission representatives to think there has probably been a slight increase in the regional deer population. "It's just based on observation and

TRIBDEM.COM - 2017-11-25 03:36:00

Robinson start-up business a finalist in national competition

A start-up business inside the Mall at Robinson is considered one of the best small businesses in America. Hobby Prodigy was named a finalist for the Best Small Business in America by Rubicon Global. THE FOUNDER TELLS US WHAT HER HOPES ARE FOR THIS COMPETITION ON CHANNEL 11 NEWS STARTING AT 5 P.M. T

WPXI - 2017-11-24 21:35:53

Smoke sighted in Hidden Valley

There was smoke coming out of a roof at 10 Lakeview Drive in Hidden Valley beginning at 9:15 a.m., according to Somerset 911. Firefighting officials are not sure of anything else at this point. Fire crews from three counties are at the scene. They are Bakersville, Somerset, Sipesville, Rockwood, New

DAILY AMERICAN ONLINE - 2017-11-24 15:03:00