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Don’t depend on I-17 this weekend. The interstate will be closed in both directions in north Phoenix beginning at 10 p.m. Friday. ADOT is telling drivers to expect heavy traffic and consider alternate routes as crews remove the Pinnacle Peak Road bridge.

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Pima Deputy Seen Tackling, Pinning Down Teen Quadruple Amputee
Video footage has surfaced showing a Pima County sheriff's deputy tackling and pinning down a 15-year-old boy with no arms or legs. The teen lived in a group home near Tucson.
Attorney: Petersen Ran Legal Practice, Made Happy Families
Paul Petersen, the Arizona elected official charged with running an adoption-fraud scheme involving women from the Marshall Islands, ran a legal practice and “made happy families,” his attorney said Friday.
Arizona’s Tiny Pygmy Owl Has New Chance For Protection
The Tucson-based Center for Biological Diversity said Thursday an Aug. 5, 2021, deadline is set for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to decide if the cactus ferruginous pygmy owl should be protected again as an endangered species.
Halloween Sales Help Boost Arizona Job Growth In October
Arizona’s jobless rate dropped a tenth of a point last month to a seasonally adjusted employment rate of 4.8%. That includes 30,100 new jobs in October, said Doug Walls with the Office of Economic Opportunity.
Self-Driving Uber Crash The Subject Of Federal Meeting Next Week
A federal board charged with investigating major transportation accidents is set to talk about last year’s deadly crash in Tempe involving an Uber self-driving test car. The National Transportation Safety Board will determine the accident's "probable cause."

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NSC Official Finds Fault With Sondland-Led Shadow Ukraine Policy
But Tim Morrison, the top Russia official on President Trump's National Security Council, said he found nothing wrong with the July 25 call between the U.S. president and his Ukrainian counterpart.
Eat Like The Ancient Babylonians: Researchers Cook Up Nearly 4,000-Year-Old Recipes
Written on four tablets, three of which date back no later than 1730 B.C., the recipes are considered to be the oldest known. And they taste pretty good, says a scholar who re-created them.
University Of Colorado's Live Buffalo Mascot To Retire Because She Runs Too Fast
Because of her speed and temperament, Ralphie V, the 1,200-pound buffalo who leads the football team onto the field, has created safety concerns for her and her handlers, university officials say.
READ: Testimony Of Jennifer Williams, Aide To Vice President Pence
At the time of her deposition on Nov. 7, her lawyer told NPR that Williams' testimony "will largely reflect what is already in the public record."
Fans Getting Charged Up To See Ford's New Electric Mustang SUV
For nearly two years, car enthusiasts have been trying to figure out what Ford meant when it said its new electric SUV was "Mustang inspired." On Sunday, they'll find out.