Lured by Early Warm Weather, Scorpions Emerge to Swarm Arizona Homes

By FERNANDA SANTOS  APRIL 28, 2016 Hungry and disoriented because of an unseasonably warm winter, some unwanted creatures are invading backyards in Arizona. Look out for scorpions. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The scorpions that scurry around this desert region emerged from their winter slumber early this year. Usually dormant until late March, the creatures came out in

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New Phoenix Law Can Help Save Lives by Requiring Upgrade of Battery-Powered Smoke Alarms in Residential Properties

Residents Encouraged to Take Action during National Home Safety Month in June from Kidde New smoke alarm regulations can help keep Phoenix families who live in homes with battery-powered smoke alarms safer, while also reducing smoke alarm maintenance. As of April 2014, homeowners must install 10-year, sealed-battery smoke alarms when replacing outdated, missing or damaged

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