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Monday Is Deadline To Comment On Cibola Valley-Queen Creek Water Transfer
The deal is a controversial transfer of water from one region to another.
Dec. 16, 2019
Greenland Ice Melt Matches Worst IPCC Predictions
New findings by an international team of researchers show the melting of Greenland’s ice sheet over the past 26 years approaches the most pessimistic predictions of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
Dec. 16, 2019
Maricopa County Plans To Speed Up Ballot Counting
Maricopa County election officials plan to roll out a new way to resolve voter errors on ballots in the 2020 election season, an effort that could speed up the announcement of election results. But the county can’t use a new, faster method for resolving voter errors unless the process is approved by Attorney General Mark Brnovich and Gov. Doug Ducey.
Dec. 16, 2019
Phoenix Suns Treat Mexico City To Its First NBA Overtime
Mexico City experienced its first-ever overtime for an NBA game Saturday. It was also the sixth time that the Suns played there, on what ended up being a tense and tight game against San Antonio.
Diamondbacks Will Play In Mexico City's First Regular-Season MLB Game
Dec. 15, 2019
Heres What Happened This Week In Arizona History: Dec.15-21
On this date in 1928, Westward Ho Hotel in Phoenix opened with a gala celebration. Here's a look back at the interesting — and sometimes unusual — events this week in Arizona history.
Dec. 15, 2019
First Time For The Diamondbacks In Mexico City
For the first time, Mexico City will host a regular-season Major League Baseball game. The Arizona Diamondbacks will face the San Diego Padres at the recently inaugurated Alfredo Harp Helú Stadium on April 18 and 19.
Dec. 15, 2019
High School Seniors Touched By Alzheimers Could Win College Scholarship
High school seniors who have been touched by Alzheimer’s disease could earn a college scholarship by sharing their story.
Dec. 14, 2019
Regrowth, New Vegetation Beneficial Effects Of Woodbury Fire
The Woodbury Fire that burned earlier this year has had effects on nearby communities and wildlife.
Dec. 14, 2019
Sonoran Searching Group Hopes To Return To Rocky Point
After they say an armed group chased them off the site of mass graves outside of Rocky Point, a group of volunteer searchers says they want to return.
Dec. 13, 2019
Lawmaker Threatens Phoenix Ahead Of Uber, Lyft Vote
A Republican state lawmaker is threatening to file a complaint against Phoenix with the Arizona attorney general if the city follows through on a plan to raise fees on rideshare companies at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.
Dec. 13, 2019
U.S. Offers Reward For Mexican Drug Cartel Leader
Notorious Mexican drug kingpin Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán might be behind bars, but the cartels are still operating. And the U.S. government is now offering a reward to capture the leader of a criminal organization based in Mexico.
Dec. 13, 2019
Whats Next In The Impeachment Process?
The House Judiciary Committee has approved two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. This makes President Trump the fourth president in American history to face impeachment by the House, which is expected to vote on it next week.
Dec. 13, 2019
New Zealand Volcano Victims May Be Treated With Methods Pioneered In AZ
This week’s White Island volcanic eruption left 16 dead. Dozens more are being treated for severe burns throughout New Zealand and Australia. One method being used to treat some of the patients was pioneered here in the Valley.
Dec. 13, 2019
Prosecutions Of Migrants Crossing The Border Have Skyrocketed
Prosecutions of migrants coming across the U.S.-Mexico border have skyrocketed under the Trump administration. A new report from the Government Accountability Office shows that misdemeanor improper entry cases more than doubled from 2017 to 2018 — to about 62,000.
Dec. 13, 2019
Event Provides $2 Million In Free Dental Care To 2,000 Arizonans
For the eighth year in a row, the Central Arizona Dental Society Foundation is hosting its Dental Mission of Mercy event. It’s a resource for those who can’t afford to go to the dentist or don’t have insurance.
Dec. 13, 2019
Made In Arizona: Cartel Coffee Lab In Tempe
Cartel Coffee Lab was founded in 2007 by Jason and Amy Silberschlag. In the decade since, they’ve expanded all over the state — and even to Austin, Texas, and Palm Springs, California. The draw? Their expertly sourced, expertly roasted coffee.
Dec. 13, 2019
AZ Clean Elections Commission Educating Voters Against Misinformation
The Arizona Clean Elections Commission has approved a voter education campaign for the 2020 election season.
Dec. 13, 2019
Arizona Board Of Education Approves School Safety Grants
The Arizona State Board of Education approved plans by nearly 400 public schools to hire school counselors, social workers and police officers. The hires are part of an expansion of the existing school safety grant program, which received a $20 million boost to the program’s $12 million annual budget earlier this year.
Dec. 13, 2019
Phoestivus Market Celebrates 10 Years Of Seinfeld Fun
This year marks the 10th anniversary of Phoestivus — the annual holiday event that serves up music, food and locally-made goods with a "Seinfeld" twist. The annual event around the holidays that kicked off this week at Phoenix Public Market in downtown Phoenix.
Dec. 13, 2019
Flagstaff Vet In The Running For America’s Favorite Crossing Guard
We all have someone from elementary school that we remember: a teacher, a lunch lady, or even a crossing guard. Billy Weldon — or Mr. Billy as the kids call him — is one of those people. He’s a crossing guard at Marshall Magnet Elementary School in Flagstaff, and he’s been nominated for "America’s Favorite Crossing Guard."
Dec. 13, 2019

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