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The jaguar that was captured, collared, and euthanized at the Phoenix Zoo may not have had chronic kidney failure. The jaguar, named "Macho B," was put down because of a terminal diagnosis, but a pathologist now says tissue samples show the animal may have just been dehydrated...Steve Nash scored 31 points and Shaquille O'Neal scored 23 points when the Phoenix Suns played the Sacramento Kings Sunday night, but the Kings' Jason Thompson scored 21 points to help lead the Kings to victory over the Suns, 126-118...A man robbed a Valley Bank of America branch on Saturday and then fled in a Sunshine cab. The cab driver's been found, but police are still looking for the suspect, described as a white male in his 50s...Officers from federal agencies and the Pima County Sheriff's Office Border Crime Unit are scouring the border to try and reduce the amount of illegal guns smuggled into Mexico. More than 7700 weapons were recovered from drug battles last year, and officials say 90 percent of those weapons can be traced back to the U.S....Plans for a 245-acre theme park near Eloy have apparently rocked 'til they dropped. The proposed rock n' roll theme park procured $750 million in bonds from legislators, but the developer's investment firm, Lehman Brothers, has filed for bankruptcy and officials say they haven't heard from the developer in months...The cult of the new orgasm? A woman who leads a San Francisco commune called the One Taste Urban Retreat Center claims to teach women "orgasmic meditation" to the exclusion of men, who are allowed to help the women "digitally" but must remain clothed. It may sound strangely stimulating for guys, but we don't imagine this business model will usurp the strip clubs anytime soon.

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