Peoria (Arizona, United States)

Type: City
Name: Peoria (Arizona, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 33.689999
Longitude: -112.239998
population: 139,368
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

AZ Supt. of Public Instruction: Diane Douglas wins GOP nomination

PHOENIX (CBS5) -State voters have chosen Diane Douglas as the Republican nominee for Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction in Tuesday's primary.Douglas defeated John Huppenthal for the right to square off against the winner of the Democratic race ... [Published KPHO Phoenix - 11 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Local election roundup: Mesa gets new mayor

Arizona elections (Photo: azcentral)Mesa has elected a new mayor for the first time since 2008 as voters across the Valley turned out for city council elections Tuesday.Many races remain undecided as candidates who failed to capture enough votes to win ... [Published AZCentral.com - 7 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Election Central in AZ remains... Peoria

Poll worker preparing for Primary Election Day in Arizona, 2014 (Photo: Michael Chow/The Republic)6:25 pmAs always, the epicenter of Arizona's elections is in... Peoria.Yes, even now, the bizarre mess created when a Peoria city council candidate's name ... [Published AZCentral.com - 13 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Arizona primary voting light; polls open till 7 p.m.

Polling places will remain open until 7 p.m., but any voter in line at that time will be able to cast a ballot.Democrat Ruben Gallego arrives to drop off his early ballot with his wife, Phoenix Councilwoman Kate Gallego, at Valley View School in Phoenix ... [Published AZCentral.com - 17 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Haven't voted yet? Get out there!

Our View: As long as voters arrive with the required ID, voting at the polls on primary election day is a simple, straightforward experience.Voting the old-fashioned way by traveling to the polls may not be as high-tech as voting by mail, but it is uncomplicated. ... [Published AZCentral.com - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Chiefs rained out at Clinton, then shut out on MWL awards list

PEORIA -- The Peoria Chiefs were rained out at Clinton on Monday. An afternoon storm left Ashford University Field unplayable when the grounds crew for the Midwest League team failed to cover it with a tarp. The Chiefs will have to play a double-header ... [Published PJStar.com - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Arrests made in connection with body found in Peoria canal

Investigators make arrest in death of Peoria man who was found in Arizona Canal.Ronald lee Tockey's body was discovered in the Arizona Canal on August 20, 2014. Investigators believe he was murdered (Photo: Alabama Department of Corrections)Investigators ... [Published AZCentral.com - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Special Arizona Election After Ballot Mishap

By JAMIE ROSSPHOENIX (CN) - After a candidate for city council in Peoria, Ariz., was twice left off the ballot, a federal judge has found that a special election is necessary.Ken Krieger, a Republican, sued the city of Peoria and Maricopa County earlier ... [Published Courthouse News Service - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Furniture Warehouse attracts thousands on opening day

It was Barney Becklund’s first time inside an American Furniture Warehouse store, and the Sun City resident said it was “spectacular.”“We like what we see; the prices are good. In fact, prices on everything are fantastic.”The American Furniture Warehouse, ... [Published Daily News-Sun - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Scene By Readers - September 2014

From Peoria, Arizona, comes Ken Bregren ’s ’74 454ci Chevy pickup that he’s owned for more than 20 years.Chris Cannon cruises the Florida panhandle in his ’67 Nova running a 383ci stroker, with a “nasty, nasty cam” hooked to a Muncie four-speed.Chris ... [Published Hot Rod Magazine - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Bryce Weiler does radio broadcast for Chiefs despite being blind

PEORIA — Bryce Weiler can shoot 70 percent from the free-throw line, play catch on a baseball field and deliver a stunningly researched, passionate color commentary covering sports events on radio.And he is completely blind.He has never seen his family, ... [Published PJStar.com - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 2 reports

Judge: Tuesday election won't count in Peoria council race

After being left on the ballot not just once, but twice now, an Arizona judge has made a ruling in favor of a running city council candidate Dr. Ken Krieger. ... [Published KTAR.com - Aug 23 2014]

Quotes

"We wanted to bring them and show an example," Kirsten Lunsford said. "We want to make sure they know the importance of voting."
"In every one of them, voters will cast their votes on the basis of an incomplete list of candidates and plaintiff Krieger will lose his right to be considered for their votes" he wrote
According to Mylife.com, "There's no sport more romantic than baseball, and Peoria is the spring training home of a couple of major league teams."
...to kids who normally would not be given the opportunity to do so," said Attorney Kevin Rowe, founder of the Lerner and Rowe Gives Back Foundation. "We are excited to join other sponsors in providing these kids with the chance to enjoy a fun-filled, lighthearted day of fun that may stay with them a lifetime."

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Local election roundup: Mesa gets new mayor [Published AZCentral.com - 7 hours ago]
AZ Supt. of Public Instruction: Diane Douglas w... [Published KPHO Phoenix - 11 hours ago]
Election Central in AZ remains... Peoria [Published AZCentral.com - 13 hours ago]
Cubs release Arizona Fall League Rosters: Addis... [Published Chicago Now - 17 hours ago]
Arizona primary voting light; polls open till 7... [Published AZCentral.com - 17 hours ago]
Reviewing my early observations of Jorge Soler ... [Published Chicago Now - 23 hours ago]
Todd Whittaker Drywall Inc Partnership With Bui... [Published Online PR News - Aug 26 2014]
Ronald D. ‘Ron’ Cherry [Published Parsons Sun - Aug 26 2014]
Chiefs rained out at Clinton, then shut out on ... [Published PJStar.com - Aug 26 2014]
Richard H. Silverman Named an Officer of Univer... [Published Jennings Strouss Law - Aug 26 2014]
Haven't voted yet? Get out there! [Published AZCentral.com - Aug 26 2014]
Arrests made in connection with body found in P... [Published AZCentral.com - Aug 25 2014]
Special Arizona Election After Ballot Mishap [Published Courthouse News Service - Aug 25 2014]
Furniture Warehouse attracts thousands on openi... [Published Daily News-Sun - Aug 25 2014]
Scene By Readers - September 2014 [Published Hot Rod Magazine - Aug 25 2014]
Bryce Weiler does radio broadcast for Chiefs de... [Published PJStar.com - Aug 25 2014]
Max Braden Hildebrand [Published The Argus-Press - Aug 24 2014]
Cities showcase themselves at League conference [Published Daily News-Sun - Aug 23 2014]
Battery head West for OKC, Sacramento [Published Noodls - Aug 23 2014]
Innovation Direct™ Designated as Official Marke... [Published PR.com - Aug 23 2014]
Report: Man killed in Arizona spent nearly 16 y... [Published al.com - Aug 23 2014]
Judge: Tuesday election won't count in Peoria c... [Published KTAR.com - Aug 23 2014]
Peoria man's body identified [Published AZCentral.com - Aug 23 2014]
Murdered Peoria man released from jail days ear... [Published AZCentral.com - Aug 22 2014]
Local coaches remember sports writer Buckhout [Published Daily News-Sun - Aug 22 2014]
Police chief passionate about youth programs [Published Peoria Times - Aug 22 2014]
Vicki Foster [Published Press and Dakotan - Aug 22 2014]
LD 20 has wide field in primary race [Published Glendale Star - Aug 22 2014]
Sarah Swartz, 72 [Published Ozark County Times - Aug 21 2014]
Peoria Named One of the Best Places for Newlywe... [Published Phoenix New Times - Aug 21 2014]
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Flooding In Arizona Prompts Dramatic Rescues [Published Think Progress - Aug 19 2014]
CREDIT: NBC/Screenshot Heavy rain near Phoenix, Arizona has caused major flooding and trapped multiple residents and motorists, a situation that prompted water rescues . According to CBS 5 , the people trapped by the flooding included a man whose ...
Missouri inmate put to death for 1995 killing i... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 06 2014]
BONNE TERRE, Mo. — A Missouri man was put to death Wednesday for raping and killing a college student in 1995, making him the first U.S. prisoner executed since a lethal injection in Arizona last month in which an inmate took nearly two hours to die. ...
PE-backed Cascade Windows buys Paramount Windows [Published PE Hub Blog - Jun 30 2014]
Cascade Windows , a portfolio company of Altamont Capital Partners , has acquired Paramount Windows . No financial terms were disclosed. Based in Arizona, Paramount Windows is a window and door maker. PRESS RELEASE TEMPE, AZ — Cascade Windows, a ...
"Meteorite Men" Star Geoff Notkin Unveiling Exh... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jun 17 2014]
Tucson, AZ, June 17, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Television host and meteorite expert Geoff Notkin will be at Challenger Space Center Arizona on Saturday, June 28 to unveil several new pieces being added to his exhibit, "They Came From Outer Space." The event ...
Fitch Affirms Peoria, AZ's Revs and GOs at 'AA+... [Published Business Wire Professional Services News - Apr 30 2014]
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the ratings on the following Peoria, AZ (the city) and Peoria, Arizona Municipal Development Authority (MDA) revenue bonds: --$81 million MDA revenue bonds at 'AA+'; --$152.8 million in outstanding ...
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