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Tempe's skyline about to rise higher

Nicole Saidi / THE STATE PRESS
Tempe Mayor Hugh Hallman (fourth from the right) joined members of Tempe's city council and staff from Avenue Communities, LLC to throw dirt in the air during the groundbreaking ceremony for Centerpoint Condominiums, located near the intersection of Mill Avenue and University Drive.
A former parking lot near Centerpoint Plaza will soon be an upscale home for more than 2,000 residents.

Staff from Avenue Communities LLC joined several officials from the city of Tempe to break ground on the first phase of Centerpoint Condominiums on Wednesday.

The first phase of the multi-stage development, located at the corner of Maple Street and Sixth Street, is scheduled for completion in spring 2007.

'Errors in judgment' made with Wade

ASU officials couldn't have foreseen the shooting of Brandon Falkner, a former ASU football player, according to a report released Monday.

But the report also said that Gene Smith, ASU's former athletics director, and Dirk Koetter, head football coach, made "errors in judgment" regarding allegations of improper conduct by Loren Wade, who is suspected of shooting Falkner. Wade was an ASU football player when the shooting occurred.

Update: Students avoid possibility of deportation

Current ASU student Luis Nava and three other Phoenix students avoided the possibility of having to leave the country within four months. At a court hearing today, the judge threw out the case.

US Soccer selects Makoski, LePeilbet to National Teams

ASU's soccer program will once again be represented in international competition in the coming weeks as one current member of the team and one former star for the Sun Devils will compete for Team USA, US Soccer announced Saturday.

Current student-athlete Manya Makoski was selected to the U-21 National Team while Amy LePeilbet, who played four years in Tempe (2000-03), will once again join the Women's National Team.

Pressure falls on Keller in 2005

Sam Keller, its time for your close up.

More than two years have passed since ASU's junior quarterback waived a verbal commitment to play at Michigan -- the school his father competed for on the gridiron -- to play ball in Tempe.

America's Dairyland offers hidden treasures, cooler temperatures

Nicole Saidi / THE STATE PRESS
The Mousehouse Cheesehaus is a gift shop located just North of Madison, Wis. Inside, customers can purchase badger merchandise, cheese curds and cheesehead hats. The large statue of a cheese-munching mouse is visible to drivers traveling along Interstate 90.
Everything is themed after cheese and Wienermobiles whiz by on Brown Deer overpass.

This can only be Wisconsin.

Bruce Pearl, now the basketball coach at University of Tennessee, was the coach at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee until March 2005. A town legend, he often can be seen half-naked, strolling down Regent Road on his cell phone.

'Chocolate Factory' serves up new flavor

Candy, mischief, and mayhem are some of the surprises that await audiences in this new version of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. From the mind of Roald Dahl and the colorful Director Tim Burton comes an exciting new look at the story of Willy Wonka and his Chocolate Factory.
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