Wednesday, January 19, 2005
Afternoon Headlines Wednesday
Valley basks in 'winter' weather It's sunny, it's January and it's almost 80 degrees outside, which means it's ''this is why we live here'' weather. While most of the nation shivers, Arizona enjoys sunshine Flagstaff council votes for smoking ban FLAGSTAFF - The City Council approved an ordinance that forbids smoking in almost all public places, including bars for the first time. Man fatally shot at Mesa shooting range MESA - A 33-year old man was found fatally shot at an indoor Mesa shooting range Wednesday afternoon. It is unclear if the the shooting was accidental or intentionally self-inflicted, police said. Peoria to consider annexing 979 acres PEORIA - With territorial control and money in mind, the City Council will soon consider annexing 979 acres of the proposed Tierra del Rio development into the northern part of the city. Kinder Morgan to pay $6M for 2003 gas pipeline break Kinder Morgan Inc. will pay the largest penalty ever assessed in the state for violating state groundwater protection laws, stemming from a 2003 rupture of a pipeline near Tucson operated by its subsidiary Kinder Morgan Energy Partners. Insight subsidiary offers e-mail protection service Insight North America, a subsidiary of information technology and services distributor Insight Enterprises Inc., Wednesday announced the launch its new solution designed to protect small to medium-sized businesses from e-mail threats, including spam, viruses and worms. Suns buy out Mercury co-owners The WNBA's Phoenix Mercury will again be fully owned by the NBA's Phoenix Suns.