Sun Devils Wrap Up Olympic Track & Field Trials

Final list of alumni heading to London fixed at four after an eventful two weeks in Eugene.

June 30, 2012

EUGENE, Ore. – Competition concluded for Sun Devils past and present on Saturday night as the final Arizona State alumni and student-athletes finished competition at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials in Eugene, Ore.
In her first appearance at a U.S. championship, junior Keia Pinnick finished the heptathlon competition with a strong 13th-place finish overall with 5,752 points.  Over the course of the two day event, Pinnick set a new career-best in the high jump with a clearance of 1.69m (5-06.50) and also posted a heptathlon personal best of 6.02m (19-09.00).
Pinnick rounded out the competition by winning the 800-meter portion of the event with a time of 2:11.98.

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Tea Party Patriots Fly Flags of Discontent for July 4

Tea Party Patriots of Glendale, Ariz. are showing their patriotism by watching “TV Ad: Watch the Defeat Obama Telethon July 4th!” Which will be shown world-wide via YouTube, the world’s largest video sharing site. To watch the ad visit: [] (Credit:

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Breaking News: Yitzhak Shamir, Former Israeli Prime Minister, Dies at 96, Officials Say

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Saturday, June 30, 2012 — 2:05 PM EDT —

Yitzhak Shamir, Former Israeli Prime Minister, Dies at 96, Officials Say

Yitzhak Shamir, who emerged from the militant wing of Israel’s pre-state militia and served as prime minister longer than anyone except David Ben-Gurion, promoting a muscular Zionism and expansive settlement in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip, died Saturday. He was 96.

His death was announced by the Israeli government.


As head of the right-wing Likud bloc, which Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu now leads, Mr. Shamir served as premier from 1983 to 1984 and from 1986 to 1992. He had withdrawn from public life over the past decade, silenced by Alzheimer’s disease.

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‘Vintage’ Arizona Highways Released

Arizona Highways, the magazine, released images of “vintage” covers that date back to 1925. The first issue was available to the public April 1925. This is the first edition of the magazine that chronicles the state through the medium of photographs. – 30 –

Gilbert rallies around cancer patient

Gilbert rallies around cancer patient

Gilbert woman stunned by town’s generous response to her efforts to help a friend battling cancer. (Source: The Arizona Republic/

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