Mexicans Are The New Indians: The Arizona Diamondbacks Have A Luchador Mascot

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When you think "Arizona," you think "appealing to the Hispanic community," right.


Amy’s Baking Company Began Its Grand Re-Opening Week Tonight

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Scottsdale's Amy's Baking Company, which became famous after its owners allegedly had an insane meltdown on Facebook, held its grand re-opening tonight.


Pictures: Steven Seagal in a fancy scarf training a posse of armed vigilantes

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Last week, I told you about how Steven Seagal would be <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2013/02/steven-seagal-and-joe-arpaio-are-training-a-posse-of-school-shooting-first-responders" target="_blank">teaming up</a> with Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to train "a posse" on how to respond to school shootings.


Not The Lockout NHL News: The Phoenix Coyotes Are Changing Names

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This is probably the least important story of all time, but it's about the NHL and has nothing to do with the goddamn lockout, so I'm writing about it: the Phoenix Coyotes are considering a name change.


Self Deportation Station


Arizona governor Jan Brewer (Mary Steenburgen) introducing the Self Deportation Station, for all your self-deporting needs.


The History of London Bridge


London Bridge has been rebuilt twice.


Former AZ state senator Mark Wahlberg’d the Aurora shooting, basically

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Some months back, Mark Wahlberg made headlines when he told Men's Journal that if he had been on the planes that hit the towers on 9/11, "<a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2012/01/marky-mark-says-he-wouldve-have-stopped-911-doesnt-masturbate" target="_blank">it wouldn't have went down the way it did</a>.

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Tony Parker, Justin Bieber Used As Examples Of People We Want In Our Country

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Illinois representative Luis Gutierrez knows the secrets to arguing about important, real-life things on the Internet -- sarcasm, topicality and, if possible, Justin Bieber-related photoshops.


Arizona's Dumb Attempt To Outlaw Trolling Tramples All Over The First Amendment, Naturally

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/04/4588376134_e6ae04457f.jpg"></a>Oh brother -- here we go again.

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‘Tampons Soaked in Vodka’

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Because teenagers are stupid and annoying, I sometimes forget about the often difficult quest of getting wasted when you're underage.


The Autotuned Version Of ‘Reality Hits You Hard, Bro’ We’ve All Been Waiting For


George Lindell survived a car accident and then gave an, um, energetic interview to the local news on the sidewalk.

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A Star Is Born.

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Meet George Lindell, who survived a violent car accident in which -- surprisingly -- no one was hurt.


@Storytime: Darnell Dockett Almost Brings A Gun To Practice

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Arizona Cardinals defensive lineman Darnell Dockett is the reason why the <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/tag/storytime">@Storytime</a> series exists.


And You Guys Thought Kate Upton Was Fat

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  Arizona's Susanne Eman is already a world record holder.

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Arizona Police Still Investigating Dong-Shooting

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I posted <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tv/2011/08/local-arizona-news-man-shoots-self-in-groin" target="_blank">this local news story</a> the other day because (A) a man shooting himself in the penis with a pink gun is inherently funny, and (B) the man-on-street interviews are absolutely essential journalistic touches ("A bullet in your penis.


Local Arizona News: Man Shoots Self in Groin

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Echoing the example set by NFL wide receiver Plaxico Burress, an Arizona man shot himself in the groin while tucking a pistol into his waistband, thus creating the impetus for this enlightening local news segment from ABC15.


News Anchors Love Them Some Haboob


First off, some knowledge: A haboob is a type of sandstorm (thanks, <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haboob">Wikipedia</a>).

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Supercut: Haboob!

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Earlier this week, a massive dust storm engulfed Phoenix, providing eye-popping images that made the national news.

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Phoenix, Arizona Cop Caught On Video Stampeding Teenage Girl

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Remember back when a citizen armed with one of those bulky camcorder things that were so fancy back in the early 90s caught LAPD officers beating the crap out of Rodney King, and it was such a big deal to see something like that at the time that citizens took to the streets and rioted and basically almost burned down the whole town.

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