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    NFL star Jared Allen sells Scottsdale mansion to KB Home CEO for $10.3M

    Former NFL defensive end Jared Allen and his wife, Amy, sold their north Scottsdale mansion to KB Home CEO Jeffrey Mezger for $10.3 million. The five-time Pro Bowl player built the 12,500-square-foot stone estate in DC Ranch’s posh Silverleaf enclave in 2013. He paid $1.05 million for the land. The seven-bedroom, 12-bathroom house has a home theater, gym, multiple kitchens and laundry rooms, and a resort-style pool with a lazy river. The Kansas City Chiefs drafted Allen in 2004. He then played for the Minnesota Vikings from 2008-13 before going to the Chicago Bears and then the Carolina Panthers. He announced his retirement in 2016. Andrew Bloom of Keller Williams’…

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    Michael Cohen Associate Agrees to Cooperate With Prosecutors

    A longtime business partner of Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, has agreed to cooperate with prosecutors, according to people familiar with the matter. Evgeny “Gene” Freidman, a New York City taxi mogul, pleaded guilty Tuesday in Albany County court to one count of criminal tax fraud. As part of his plea agreement, he agreed to help prosecutors with state or federal investigations, people familiar with the matter said. It is likely he will assist federal prosecutors in Manhattan with their probe into Mr. Cohen, one of those people said. Last month, federal agents raided Mr. Cohen’s office, home and hotel room as part of an investigation into possible…

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    Oldest-ever Scottsdale Community College grad wants to be student ’till the day I die’

    Gwendolyn Carlson doesn’t see what all the fuss is about. In the days leading up to her college graduation, people kept congratulating her and wanting to hear her story, saying she was an inspiration. Her school wanted to take photos of her. Her community’s newsletter wanted to write a story. She sees herself as a struggling student, just like the rest of the nearly 270 graduates who walked in commencement at Scottsdale Community College on Friday. But Carlson, known as Gwenie to her friends, is 84 years old. She’s the oldest graduate the community college has ever had, the school said. “I’m 84. What’s your excuse? #old,” her graduation cap…

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    What To Do Once You Get To Scottsdale Arizona

    Right outside of Phoenix is a city called Scottsdale. It is a desert city, one that is known for its beautiful landscape, golf courses and small resorts. People actually travel to this area so they can be close to the desert, and also enjoy all of the amenities of modern civilization. If you are a tourist coming through, you might want to stop there. It’s a fun place to be. Here are some of the more exciting things that you can do once you arrive in Scottsdale one of the best cities around the Phoenix area. Where Is Scottsdale? If you fly into Phoenix, Scottsdale is to the northeast. It’s…