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Main Water Supply Out Indefinitely At Douglas Prison
As temperatures approach 100 degrees, the water system is not working at an Arizona state prison housing more than 2,000 people.
June 10, 2019
Coldwater Fire Causing Delays on State Route 87
The Coldwater Fire in east-central Arizona has spread over 6,100 acres and is 15% contained.
June 10, 2019
Arizona Federal Credit Union Wants To Buy Community Bank
Arizona Federal Credit Union said this marks the first time a credit union has acquired a bank in Arizona.
June 10, 2019
Insys Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection
Opioid-maker Insys Therapeutics filed for bankruptcy protection Monday, days after it struck a $225 million dollar settlement with the U.S. Justice Department and pleaded guilty to fraud.
June 10, 2019
Mercury Fans Nervous As Taurasi Recovers From Injury
The Phoenix Mercury had a very successful 2018 season, making the WNBA Finals before losing to the eventual champion Seattle Storm. But the weeks leading up to this season were full of nervousness, at least for Mercury fans.
June 10, 2019
Boas: Will We Have A
President Trump’s so-called populism hasn't been limited to U.S. elections — it's popping up all over the world. A column printed in The Arizona Republic on Sunday argues that this isn’t just a short-term issue.
June 10, 2019
AZ Game And Fish Debate Banning
Some people call it barbaric. Others say it’s their right. Coyote killing contests, as they’re called, are a hot topic of debate in Arizona.
June 10, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: Brazil May Criminalize Homophobia
On Thursday, Brazil's Supreme Court is expected to vote to criminalize homophobia. This is a country that is overwhelmingly Catholic and its new president has called himself "a proud homophobe."
June 10, 2019
Energy Project Could Improve Border Security
An ambitious energy-related infrastructure project could bring solar panels, wind turbines and desalination to the U.S.-Mexico border. Some hope it could improve border security by strengthening the economy.
June 10, 2019
Parents Of Adults With Disabilities Fuel New Wave Of Housing
There are more than 120,000 people in Arizona living with an intellectual or developmental disability. Many of them are young adults, and their parents are getting older. In Part 2 of this two-part series, we meet a father who is building a neighborhood of 30 homes to house adults with IDD.
June 10, 2019
Brace For The First Excessive Heat Wave Of 2019
The first excessive heat warning of the year hits this week.
June 10, 2019
Ducey Approves New Hurdles For Citizens
One of the final bills Gov. Doug Ducey signed into law, as the deadline hit this weekend, tightened the rules even further for citizens' initiatives.
June 10, 2019
Ducey Vetoes Repetitive Offender Bill
Gov. Doug Ducey has vetoed legislation that would have barred judges from sentencing people as repeat offenders if they've never before been convicted of a felony offense.
June 10, 2019
See Phoenix Sustainable Home Contest Winner And Get Plans
Downloadable plans to build an ultra-low energy use home are now available for free on Phoenix’s website.
June 10, 2019
Phoenix Council: Don’t Feed Pigeons
Starting next month, it will be illegal to feed wild pigeons in Phoenix. Council members approved a new ordinance at their meeting last week.
June 10, 2019
Coolidge Receives $9.5 Million For Airport
The city of Coolidge has received a $9.5 million grant from the Federal Aviation Administration to improve the main runway at its municipal airport.
June 10, 2019
Ducey Vetoes Per Diem Pay Increase For Lawmakers
Arizona lawmakers won't be getting a sharp increase in their living allowances, at least not this year, and not next year either.
June 9, 2019
Woodbury Fire Burning 500 Acres Near Superior
A blaze named the Woodbury Fire is burning an area of 500 acres five miles northwest of Superior. Carrie Templin with the U.S. Forest Service detailed some of the vegetation the fire may affect.
June 9, 2019
Mountain Fire Near Cave Creek Now 50 Percent Contained
The Mountain Fire, burning just to the northeast of metro Phoenix in Tonto National Forest, is now spread over an area of just over 7,200 acres. The fire is believed to be human-caused.
June 8, 2019
Arizona Hepatitis A Outbreak Breaks The 350 Mark
The Arizona Department of Health Services is reporting an outbreak of Hepatitis A has impacted eight counties across Arizona since November.
June 8, 2019

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