Organized retail theft pushes stores to change how we shop

Organized retail theft paired with inflation has pushed some major retailers to make drastic security changes in an effort to keep them from the brink of closure.Some stores have locked up some inventory, creating an inconvenience for customers, while some loss prevention associates have been equipped with body cameras.Arizona Retail Association says organized retail theft…

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Arizona budget plan squeaks through House

PHOENIX — A plan to balance the state budget squeaked through the Legislature Saturday over the objections of some Republicans who said it spends too much and Democrats who said it spends too little.The package, which was set for final Senate approval, cuts $729 million from the current budget, reducing it to $17.2 billion. That…

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Sale continues to sail at home, improves to 9-2

ATLANTA — Austin Riley drove in three runs with three hits, including a two-run home run, Marcell Ozuna added a three-run shot and the Atlanta Braves’ long-suffering offense offered signs of recovery in a 7-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night.Chris Sale (9-2) improved to 7-0 at home. The left-hander allowed 2…

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Irvin Siegle OBITUARY

Irvin ”Sonny” Siegle, age 66, of Scottsdale, Arizona, formerly of Grayslake; passed away Thursday, November 3, 2005. Irv was born October 2, 1939 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to the late Harold Siegle and Rose Cohen Siegle, formerly of Gary, Indiana. Irv made the greater Chicagoland area his home for most of his life. Irv will be…

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Getting death threats from aggrieved gamblers, MLB players starting to fear for their safety

Editor’s note: The following story contains graphic threats of violence.PHOENIX — They receive death threats.They are followed home by strangers.They are abused and derided.They are Major League Baseball players, who can tell you all about the menacing threats that have been inflicted upon their lives since MLB and gambling companies got into bed together.”You hear…

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Arizona voters will decide if illegal border crossing is a state crime. Here’s what to know

The fate of a much-debated ballot measure passed by Arizona’s Republican lawmakers will soon be up to voters, barring a successful challenge.Democrats and civil rights groups have vilified House Concurrent Resolution 2060 as “racist,” claiming it will encourage law officers to stop and detain people solely for their perceived race or ethnicity. The state’s corrections…

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RUBIO’S COASTAL GRILL FILES FOR CHAPTER 11 TO FACILITATE A SALE PROCESS

86 Locations in California, Arizona and Nevada Continue Normal Operations   Iconic 41-year-old Fast-Casual Chain Receives New Financing SAN DIEGO, June 5, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Rubio’s Restaurants, Inc. (the “Company”), a fast casual restaurant chain specializing in coastal Mexican food, best known for its award-winning Original Fish Taco®, announced today that it has filed for reorganization…

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