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🌱 New Drone Program Takes Flight + Rollover Crash, Power Outage

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Nicole Fallon-Peek, Patch Staff
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Good morning, neighbors! Nicole Fallon-Peek here with your brand-new Phoenix Daily.🌱 New Drone Program Takes Flight + Rollover Crash, Power Outage 🌱 New Drone Program Takes Flight + Rollover Crash, Power Outage


First, today's weather:

Sunny; pleasant in the p.m.. High: 70 Low: 46.

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Here are the top 3 stories today in Phoenix:

  1. Phoenix Police are investigating a rollover crash that snapped a utility pole and left hundreds without power on Wednesday. This is the second time in the last six months that Phoenix power has been lost due to car crashes. Authorities have not reported if anyone was injured from the crash. (FOX 10 News Phoenix)
  2. The City of Phoenix launches a new drone program. The new drones will be used to help the Phoenix Fire Department scope out dangerous scenes and enable them to rescue lost hikers. Concerns have been brought to the community's attention over the drones future planned use by the Phoenix Police Department. (Phoenix New Times)
  3. Major air systems manufacturer XNERGY's headquarters will be coming to Phoenix. The one million-square-foot facility will increase the company's footprint eight times over. City officials foresee hundreds of high-wage jobs coming to the area thanks to the expansion. (Arizona's Family)

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Now you're in the loop and ready to start this Thursday off right! I'll see you soon.

— Nicole Fallon-Peek

About me: Nicole Fallon-Peek is a journalist and copywriter with a degree in Media, Culture and Communication from New York University. She has served as a freelance reporter, managing editor, copy editor, and editorial director for a variety of B2B news outlets. She currently co-owns and operates content creation agency Lightning Media Partners.