A couple jogs along Tempe Town Lake, Monday, Nov. 26, 2012 in Tempe, Ariz. With cactus and strip malls obstructing the view at times, visitors could easily write Phoenix off as a place where water and... more 
A couple jogs along Tempe Town Lake, Monday, Nov. 26, 2012 in Tempe, Ariz. With cactus and strip malls obstructing the view at times, visitors could easily write Phoenix off as a place where water and culture are scarce. But this metropolis _ which includes upscale Scottsdale and college town Tempe _ is a nature lover's oasis with pristine peaks and vast Sonoran desert. (AP Photo/Matt York) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Matt York
Thu, Nov 29, 2012 2:37 PM EST