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Top Five Most-Read Phoenix News Stories of the Week



In case you missed any news action this week, we've got you covered.

Here's our recap of the most-read news stories of the week:

5.) Jan Brewer Broadens Hateful Driver's License Ban Beyond DREAMers

 

Last year, when Governor Jan Brewer announced that the DREAMers who qualified for deferred action would not be allowed to obtain Arizona driver's licenses, the ACLU and other groups shot a hole right through it -- Arizona's been giving out licenses to everyone else the feds have granted deferred action for years.

Now, as Brewer faces a lawsuit that involves that very point, the Arizona Department of Transportation suddenly has a new policy -- no one granted deferred action can get a driver's license.

See also: Jan Brewer Broadens Hateful Driver's License Ban Beyond DREAMers


4.) Christopher Jackson, Alleged Vagina-Brander, Had Sex With a Dog, Sheriff's Office Says

 

The Chandler man accused of branding his initials into his girlfriend's vagina has been arrested again, this time for allegedly having sex with a dog.

The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office says detectives served a warrant on 47-year-old Christopher Lynn Jackson's house yesterday, and recovered videos that "clearly show" Jackson and two women "performing various sex acts with a male German Shepherd."

See also: Christopher Jackson, Alleged Vagina-Brander, Had Sex With a Dog, Sheriff's Office Says



3.) Arizona Highways Magazine Accidentally Identifies Psychedelic Mushroom as Edible

 

Arizona Highways magazine won't be hitting the newsstands this month, after it wrongly identified a certain mushroom as being edible.

Let's just say that while most people wouldn't consider the fly agaric mushroom to be edible, hippies at a Phish concert might.

See also: Arizona Highways Magazine Accidentally Identifies Psychedelic Mushroom as Edible



2.) 10 Grossest Bestiality Cases in Arizona

 

There seems to be an especially high number of people who get caught having sex with animals in Arizona.

Just earlier this week, when authorities said a man who was just recently jailed for allegedly branding his initials into his girlfriend's vagina had been re-arrested for allegedly having sex with a dog, we were only a little surprised.

See also: 10 Grossest Bestiality Cases in Arizona



1.) 10 Arizona Towns With the Worst Names

 

You know who sucks at naming towns? A lot of people who have set up shop in Arizona.

Check out the 10 worst names for Arizona towns -- including towns like Santa Claus, Arizona, and Nothing, Arizona.

See also: 10 Arizona Towns With the Worst Names


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