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The Arizona Diamondbacks defeated the San Diego Padres 7-4 Sunday afternoon, in their final home game of the season. Chad Tracy homered and Augie Ojeda drove in three runs for the victory. The D-Backs' next game puts them on Giants turf Tuesday...The demolition of the old Mountain Bell/Phoenix Qwest building at 3rd street and Earll in central Phoenix drew a large crowd Sunday morning. The building was rigged with 150 pounds of explosives, and imploded shortly after 10 a.m. The event was Phoenix's first explosive demolition in more than 30 years...The Arizona Museum of Natural History in Mesa is exhibiting the bones of a three-clawed dinosaur called the Therizinosaur. The exhibit stands 13-feet tall, and the Therizinosaur skeleton is one of only three discovered in North America...

A vendor at a recent gun show in Mesa could be facing charges after a handgun went off while a customer was browsing his firearm selection. A woman was grazed in the neck by the bullet. Loaded weapons are forbidden at gun shows, and police say the vendor should have checked his guns before putting them on display...Thieves are stealing copper from Mesa parks and streets, and have stolen copper multiple times in just a few weeks, according to city officials. The City of Mesa is offering a reward to help find the thieves...Valley soldiers were honored on Sunday during a Welcome Home Warrior ceremony on the Arizona State University campus; 130 reservists from the 301st Military Intelligence Battalion were honored with commemorative flags, coins, certificates, and lapel-pin sets.

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