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Moments after Nathan Farmer split the uprights on a 30-yard field goal to give Ironwood Ridge a 24-21 win against rival Canyon Del Oro, the Nighthawks’ Head Coach Matt Johnson admitted that the better team may not have won the game, but the team that was better on special teams got the win.
1. Gaza cease-fire collapses and Israel brings home its negotiators
1. U.S. helps break siege that trapped Yazidis atop an Iraqi mountain
1. Strikes ease under Palestinian-Israelis humanitarian truce
1. Fighting intensifies in Gaza
1. Sunni insurgents seize another major Iraqi city
1. VA audit finds 57,000 vets waited three months for appointments
1. Obama aides defend deal to free Bergdahl
1. VA watchdog report sparks outrage
1. NBA bans Sterling over racist comments
1. Separatists attack Ukraine base as Geneva crisis talks begin
(CNN) -- A group of low-income and first-generation prospective college students were the victims of a fiery freeway crash that killed 10, including five youths.
1. Sebelius resigns as health secretary
1. Pennsylvania student charged with high school stabbings
1. Tumblr warns users against "Heartbleed" bug
1. ObamaCare enrollment deadline arrives
A cloud of thick dust engulfed the helicopter as it made its decent to the ground. Lt. Col. Jeff Peterson felt his muscles tense. Visibility was minimal and his landing zone was unforgiving. If he moved the control stick too far to the left he would crash into rock face – too far to the right and he’d hit civilian mud huts. Pitch dark, dirt flying and a soft patter of rain – the landing was risky and seemed near impossible.
1. Putin, defying the U.S., starts the process of annexing Crimea
A crash closed Interstate 10 westbound at Queen Creek Road, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.
1. The House votes to raise the debt ceiling
The next time you’re pulled over by a police officer in Oro Valley for a traffic infraction, or (we hope not) have an auto accident in the town, your situation probably will be handled by an officer equipped with the latest ticketing and crash reporting.
1. Senate launches a fight over extending unemployment benefits
1. Obama eulogizes Mandela at memorial service
Severe storms whipped up freak tornadoes and hammered the Midwest on Sunday afternoon. Six people were killed in Illinois. Fast-moving twisters touched down east of Peoria and not far from the southern outskirts of Chicago. "It was complete destruction," said Anthony Khoury of Washington, Ill. "There are people in the streets crying." [CNN]