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Mesa Gamer Calls Out Nintendo
Video games and social commentary usually intersect only when it comes to violence and whether real-life behavior is affected by playing Grand Theft Auto or Call of Duty.
May 23, 2014
Brewers Child Welfare Agency Plan Generally Well Received
A proposal from Gov. Jan Brewer to create a new child welfare agency is getting a generally favorable reaction, but with some conditions.
May 23, 2014
Andrew Thomas Files For Governor As Publicly Funded Candidate
Disbarred former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas has filed nominating petitions to run for the Republican gubernatorial nomination. And Thomas says despite a very crowded field, he can win.
May 23, 2014
McCain Mum On Hornes Political Future
Arizona Senator John McCain is not ready to join Rep. Matt Salmon and call for Attorney General Tom Horne to abandon his re-election bid, but the senator thinks Horne should consider it,
May 23, 2014
Wolf Managers Experimenting To Increase Population Odds
Federal wildlife managers are experimenting to improve the population of Mexican gray wolves in the Southwest.
May 23, 2014
State Retirement Board Rules Full Benefits For Granite Mountain Hotshot
The family of a fallen Granite Mountain Hotshot will receive full retirement benefits.
May 23, 2014
Cox To Boost Internet Speeds To Compete With Google Fiber
Cox Communications says it plans to boost internet download speeds to one gigabit per second starting in Phoenix, Las Vegas, and Omaha, Neb., later this year.
May 23, 2014
Silverman: From The First Day To The Last Day
It’s graduation season and every school from elementary school to grad school has a celebration. The graduates are ready for their next step, sometimes the parents, like Amy Silverman, are not.
May 23, 2014
City Of Phoenix Could Bring Recycling To Businesses
The city of Phoenix says its trucks drive four million miles a year picking up trash. But during their travels, those trucks don't stop at businesses or apartment and condo buildings.
May 23, 2014
Slide Fire Keeps Growing, But Crews Keeping It Away From Flagstaff
The Slide Fire has grown to 7,500 acres and is now 5 percent contained.
May 22, 2014
Veterans Describe Personal Experience At VA
President Barack Obama’s deputy chief of staff toured the Phoenix VA on Thursday as a growing scandal emerges over long wait times and cover-ups across the country.
May 22, 2014
Baseball Field Dedicated in Fallen Officers Name
A baseball field will be named in honor of a Mesa police officer killed last Monday. Sgt. Brandon Mendoza was hit by a wrong-way driver near U.S. 60 and I-10.
May 22, 2014
Arizona Gas Prices Up Slightly This Memorial Day
The more than half a million Arizonans expected to drive to a Memorial Day destination will pay slightly more to fill up their gas tanks this year, compared to last.
May 22, 2014
MCSO Chief May Have Undermined Investigation
An email sent by one of Sheriff Joe Arpaio's top deputies may have hindered part of a court-ordered internal investigation at the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.
May 22, 2014
Power Outage Creates Delays At Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport
The lights are back on at Sky Harbor Airport’s Terminal Four. An hour-long power outage delayed dozens of Southwest Airlines flights.
May 22, 2014
Study: Arizona Ranked Low For Military Retirees
Arizona ranked near the bottom in a new data study on the best and worst states for members of the military to retire in.
May 22, 2014
Slide Fire Remains Uncontained
Northern Arizona’s Slide Fire grew to 4,800 acres overnight. About 300 people have been evacuated from Oak Creek Canyon, and 3,000 are on standby just outside of Flagstaff.
May 22, 2014
Phoenix VA Directors Bonus Rescinded
Phoenix VA health care system Director Sharon Helman's nearly $9,400 bonus for last year has been rescinded.
May 21, 2014
Salmon To Horne: Drop Re-Election Bid
A fellow Republican elected official is calling on Attorney General Tom Horne to drop his re-election bid.
May 21, 2014
Police Find Guns At Motel
Phoenix police seized weapons, heroin, cocaine, and 20 grams of methamphetamine from the Las Palmas Inn.
May 21, 2014

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