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Telling The Stories Of Neighbors In The Garfield District
Who are your neighbors? Those are some of the questions posed by a new photography exhibit that will be up for one night Friday. It’s put together by the Phoenix-based group Culture is Life, a media arts collective for women of color.
May 16, 2014
Wrong-Way Driver Who Killed Officer Was Drunk
The Department of Public Safety says lab tests have confirmed the wrong-way driver who killed a Mesa police officer early Monday morning was drunk.
May 16, 2014
With Memorial Day Around The Corner, Gas Prices Drop Slightly
Gas prices in Arizona are easing a bit ahead of the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Prices are down about a half-cent to a statewide average of $3.50 a gallon.
May 16, 2014
U Of A To Build Biomedical Building In Downtown Phoenix
The University of Arizona has announced plans for a Biomedical Partnership facility next to its Cancer Center, which is under construction in downtown Phoenix.
May 16, 2014
Heat Expected To Be 10 Degrees Above Average This Weekend
The National Weather Service in Phoenix is forecasting the warmest weekend of the year.
May 16, 2014
Did You Know: Pioneer Village Is Territorial Arizona History
Ever wondered what it was like living in Arizona when it was a territory? Well, there is a place that takes you there.
May 16, 2014
Grand Canyon Pipe Break Points To Larger Problem
A broken pipe that cut off a water supply for hikers at Grand Canyon National Park this week is just the latest in a series of problems that point to an aging park infrastructure.
May 16, 2014
Tovar Wont Run For Office In 2014
A Democratic legislative leader says she won’t be running for public office this year.
May 16, 2014
Colorado River Expected To Reach Sea
For the first time in many years, the Colorado River is expected to reach the Sea of Cortez in Mexico.
May 15, 2014
ADOT Still Seeking Comment On Phoenix-Tucson Train Line
The Arizona Department of Transportation hit the street Thursday to learn what the public thinks about commuter rail between Phoenix and Tucson.
May 15, 2014
Arizona Unemployment Rate Down In April
Arizona’s unemployment rate in April dropped to its lowest level in almost six years.
May 15, 2014
Men, Minorities Delay High School Diploma
A national report shows a growing trend among high school graduates — males and minorities are taking longer to get a high school diploma.
May 15, 2014
Shinseki Testifies About State Of VA Health Care
Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki testified about the state of VA health care Thursday morning. Members of a Senate committee insisted the issues at the VA hospital in Phoenix aren’t isolated, but a system-wide problem.
May 15, 2014
Judge May Allow White House To Hold Back Fast And Furious Documents
A federal judge says she’s leaning toward allowing a claim of executive privilege by the Obama administration in the fight over Operation Fast and Furious.
May 15, 2014
Arne Duncan To Graduates: Become A Lifelong Learner
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan addressed around 9,000 Arizona State University graduates Wednesday night at the school’s undergraduate ceremony.
May 15, 2014
Arizona Debates Special Courts For Business Cases
Around the country, some jurisdictions have specialized courts that only handle certain kinds of cases. Sometimes, they're geared toward veterans, drug cases, or defendants with mental health issues. And Arizona may soon have a specialized court dealing just with businesses.
May 15, 2014
MCSO Hearing Held Behind Closed Doors
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio appeared in federal court on Wednesday for a hearing related to the racial profiling case against him. But what happened in the courtroom is a mystery.
May 14, 2014
Three Arizona District Court Judges Confirmed
Three U.S. District Court of Arizona judges were confirmed by the U.S. Senate Wednesday.
May 14, 2014
Number Of Arizona Recreational Boating Accidents Falling
Recreational boating accidents decreased 10 percent nationwide since 2012, according to a report from the U.S. Coast Guard.
May 14, 2014
Author Says Immigration Policy Creating Dangerous Divide
Peter Eichstaedt, author of the new book “Dangerous Divide,” discussed how current policy is affecting migrants crossing the desert and the U.S. economy.
May 14, 2014

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