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Collection Of Native American Artifacts Found In Cottonwood Return To Verde Valley
A collection of Native American artifacts from an excavation in Cottonwood inspired the creation of the Verde Valley Archaeology Center. That collection has come home to the Verde Valley.
June 12, 2015
Man Who Shot Navajo Nation Officer Faces Life In Prison
A man who shot a Navajo Nation police officer in the head has pleaded guilty to discharging a firearm in a violent crime.
June 12, 2015
Ex-DES Worker Accused Of Creating Families To Get Benefits In Phoenix
A former eligibility worker at the Department of Economic Security has been charged with creating fake families and then collecting thousands of dollars in welfare and food stamp benefits.
June 12, 2015
Mexicos Deportations Of Central Americans Rise Sharply
Mexico deported 79 percent more people from Central America's northern triangle in the first four months of 2015 than it did during the same period a year earlier, according to government statistics.
June 12, 2015
Water Worries Renew Questions About Future Of Growth In The Phoenix Area
To build a home or apartment in the Valley, you need a sustainable source of water. For decades developers have gotten around this by paying more, but some say this arrangement, and the kind of growth it promotes, is no longer sustainable.
June 12, 2015
Four Arizona Properties4 Arizona Properties Quarantined Because Of Bird Flu Concerns Quarantined Because Of Bird Flu Concerns
Officials say quarantines were ordered for four properties in Arizona that had quail, chickens and eggs that came from an Iowa facility where other birds tested positive for a bird flu virus.
June 11, 2015
Valley Housing Market Sees Drop In Supply, Boost In Demand
The Valley housing market’s upward momentum stayed strong in April, especially buyer demand, but one glaring problem was a continued decline in the number of homes for sale.
June 11, 2015
Arizona Exports More Goods To Mexico In 2014
Exports from Arizona increased by nearly 9 percent in 2014, which was about triple the national average. A report released by several state agencies including the University of Arizona shows the state’s exports to Mexico was a big driver of that growth.
June 11, 2015
El Niño Expected to Last Into 2016; May Bring Moisture, Cooler Temps
After speculation of El Niño possibly forming this year, nearly all climate models suggest it is forming, and may stick around for a while. But what does that mean for southwest weather?
June 11, 2015
Sounds Of The City: Phoenix Renews Garden
Listen to Kim Cofer gardening and putting up a lattice at the Phoenix Renews garden in downtown Phoenix.
June 11, 2015
ASU And Banner Health To Open New Center For Neurodegenerative Diseases
ASU and Banner Health are joining forces to fight neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
June 11, 2015
New Grant Aims To Promote A Living Wage For Arizona Workers
The Arizona Community Action Association has gotten a $125,000 grant for an initiative called Raise Arizona.
June 11, 2015
Why So Many MLB Drafted Players Are From Arizona
According to MLB, more baseball players who went to either high school or college in Arizona have been drafted than those from all but four other states.
June 11, 2015
Arizona Dairy Farm Uses Cow Pedometers To Improve Milk Production
Counting cow steps is helping Danzeisen Dairy in Laveen produce more milk.
June 11, 2015
Author: Why Supporting Local Businesses Is Better Than Attracting Out-Of-State Companies
We spoke with Michael Shuman, author of "The Local Economy Solution," who argues the better choice is to spend that energy on what’s already in the community.
June 11, 2015
ASUs Center For Games And Impact Aim To Use Video Games To Improve Education And Skills
Video games can improve dexterity, hand-eye coordination and, if you’re old school, your ability to know when to jump over a barrel rolled toward you by a giant gorilla.
June 11, 2015
Department of Justice Lawsuit Against MCSO Headed For Trial
Another lawsuit alleging discriminatory policing by the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office could soon go to trial. A judge has set a trial date for August in a lawsuit brought by the U.S. Department of Justice.
June 11, 2015
Students Of Bankrupt Corinthian Colleges Will Have Loans Forgiven
The U.S. Education Department said it will forgive student loan debt for tens of thousands of former Corinthian Colleges students.
June 11, 2015
Glendale Councilman Talks About Why He Voted To Void Arizona Coyotes Contract
Last night’s Glendale City Council vote was 5-2 in favor of voiding the contract the city has with the Arizona Coyotes hockey team.
June 11, 2015
Arizona Supreme Court Lets Stand Ruling On Charter School Funding
The Arizona Supreme Court is standing by a lower court’s ruling that charter schools are not entitled to the same state funding provided to district schools.
June 11, 2015

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