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Lyles no-hits Arizona through 6 innings, Brewers win 6-1

Aug. 24, 2019 12:58 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Even with a chance at history, Jordan Lyles didn't put up much of a fuss. Vying to become the second pitcher in Milwaukee Brewers history to throw a no-hitter, Lyles had thrown 99 pitches through six innings. That's when manager Craig Counsell pulled him and turned to his bullpen to finish...

Officials: Teen at dance competition in Arizona had measles

Aug. 23, 2019 9:16 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Public health officials say a teenager competing in the World Hip Hop Championship in Phoenix has measles and may have exposed others at the dance competition. The Maricopa County Public Health Department said Friday the teen was infectious with measles from Aug. 9 to Aug. 11 at the Arizona...

Rangers righty Farrell returns after broken jaw, concussion

Aug. 23, 2019 8:14 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Texas reliever Luke Farrell, out since being hit in the face by line drive in spring training, was activated from the 60-day injured list by the Rangers before their game Friday against the White Sox. The 28-year-old right-hander has spent the entire season rehabbing since suffering a...

Kansas hiking group overwhelmed in Arizona heat

Aug. 23, 2019 8:00 PM EDT

APACHE JUNCTION, Ariz. (AP) — A group of fitness coordinators from Kansas became overwhelmed while climbing a mountain trail near metro Phoenix in sweltering temperatures and two members had to be airlifted to safety, authorities said Friday. The two who were flown by helicopter Thursday off the trail near...

Work on more border wall starts in Arizona, New Mexico

Aug. 23, 2019 6:54 PM EDT

SANTA TERESA, N.M. (AP) — Work crews in Arizona and New Mexico forged ahead Friday with construction of taller border fencing funded through a national emergency declaration by President Donald Trump. The work on his hallmark campaign promise involves mostly replacement fencing along a 46-mile stretch of...

Arizona-Hawaii matchup promises offensive fireworks

Aug. 23, 2019 4:58 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Arizona's season-opening matchup against Hawaii will be a study in contrasting offensive styles. While both teams ranked in the top 50 nationally in total offense in 2018, the Wildcats did a lot of their damage on the ground, averaging 202.4 rushing yards per game, which led the Pac-12. The...

Navajo Nation settles lawsuit against Wells Fargo for $6.5M

Aug. 23, 2019 4:37 PM EDT

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation has settled claims against Wells Fargo accusing the company of predatory and unlawful practices. The tribe says Wells Fargo has agreed to pay $6.5 million, ending cases in federal and tribal court. The tribe had accused bank employees of routinely misleading...

Charges dropped after officer says wrong person was arrested

Aug. 23, 2019 4:12 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — All charges have been dropped against a public defender after a Phoenix police officer testified that he arrested that wrong person during an immigration protest. The Arizona Republic reports Jamaar Williams was arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault on two police officers, unlawful...

Western states oppose plan to charge for US reservoir water

Aug. 23, 2019 1:57 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Attorneys general from a dozen western states want the Trump administration to halt a proposal by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that they say usurps states' authority over their own water. North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem said the Water Supply Rule proposed in the...

Student decline slows at Arizona's second-largest district

Aug. 23, 2019 12:25 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The decline in enrollment at Arizona's second-largest school district has slowed, with the district losing the fewest number of students in five years. The Arizona Daily Star reported Thursday that the Tucson Unified School District has lost 270 students this year, dropping total...