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Phoenix Mercury On-Court Success Helps Off-Court Popularity
Phoenix is hosting the WNBA's All-Star Game this weekend.
July 18, 2014
Photographer Explores Houses Of Worship Around Tempe
Photographer Dick George guessed there are maybe about 30 churches, mosques, synagogues and other places of worship in Tempe, but he found dozens more than he expected and photographed as many as he could. Those photos are on display at the Tempe History Museum in an exhibit titled “Houses of Worship.”
July 18, 2014
New Survey: National Park Visits Strong In Arizona Last Year
A new study said more than 10 million people visited Arizona’s national parks last year. The survey showed national park tourists generated about three-quarters of a billion dollars for the state’s economy in 2013.
July 18, 2014
 Grand Canyon
In the early 1900s brothers Emery and Ellsworth Kolb saw an economic opportunity at the Grand Canyon. But it didn’t come without constant determination, much like the Kolb Studio itself, which has clung to the side of the Grand Canyon for more than a century.
July 18, 2014
Sirven: The Ups And Downs Of Clinical Trials
Have you or a loved one been faced with a disease or health problem that’s not curable with available medications? You may have been asked to participate in a clinical trial.
July 18, 2014
Mom Who Left Kids In Car For Job Interview Avoids Prosecution
A Phoenix woman will avoid prosecution for leaving her two young sons alone in a hot car this spring while she went to a job interview, after agreeing to a deal with prosecutors.
July 18, 2014
Mom Who Left Kids In Car For Job Interview Avoids Prosecution
A Phoenix woman will avoid prosecution for leaving her two young sons alone in a hot car this spring while she went to a job interview, after agreeing to a deal with prosecutors.
July 18, 2014
Anti-Illegal Immigration Rallies Held Across Arizona
Hundreds of protests against illegal immigration are planned around the country Friday.
July 18, 2014
Did You Know: Raceway Is Oldest Pro Sports Venue In Arizona
This is where fast cars and eager fans hang out every year. And this year marks the 50th anniversary since it first opened.
July 18, 2014
A Honduran Family In Phoenix Explains The Violence At Home
The Honduran city of San Pedro Sula is the top location sending migrant children to the U.S. border. It’s also one of the world’s most violent cities. One man who recently fled to Phoenix says migrant children shouldn’t be deported to that city.
July 17, 2014
Arizona Rural School Districts Facing Teacher Shortages
School starts in a few weeks, but some Arizona districts say they’re facing teacher shortages. Districts in rural parts of the state are scrambling to fill full-time and substitute teaching jobs.
July 17, 2014
ADOT To Renovate Salt River Canyon Rest Stop
The Arizona Department of Transportation is renovating the rest stop at the bottom of the Salt River Canyon along U.S. Route 60. That’s the route many Valley travelers take to get to Show Low.
July 17, 2014
AZ Death Row Inmate Appeals To 9th Circuit
A federal court of appeals will hear an Arizona death row inmate’s case tomorrow. Attorneys for the man said they want the state to reveal details of the execution process.
July 17, 2014
Legal Battle Over Demolition Of Arizona State Fairgrounds Building
The former Works Progress Administration building on the Arizona State Fairgrounds is now the object of a legal battle.
July 17, 2014
Arizona Unemployment Rate Up in June
Arizona’s unemployment rate rose slightly in June and is still higher than the national rate.
July 17, 2014
Water System Infrastructure Shows Its Age In Arizona
After more than 50 years of use, much of Phoenix’s water system infrastructure is showing signs of age. That trend mirrors statewide water system needs.
July 17, 2014
Homeless Man Pleads Not Guilty To Killing Priest
A homeless ex-convict pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to charges he fatally shot a Catholic priest and beat another during a burglary.
July 17, 2014
Preservation Committee To Consider Historic Designation For State Fairgrounds
A Works Progress Administration building at the state fairgrounds may be getting a chance to avoid demolition. On Wednesday, the Phoenix Historic Preservation Committee voted in favor of a motion to consider a historic preservation overlay on the fairgrounds area.
July 17, 2014
Pulte Group Wants To Build Homes At Ahwatukee Golf Course
A developer wants to build more than 250 homes on top of an Ahwatukee golf course that closed more than a year ago, but it won’t be easy. The Pulte Group has to convince thousands of people in the neighborhood to change deed restrictions that prevent the land from being used for anything but golf.
July 17, 2014
Congressional Candidates Release Updated Fundraising Totals
Tuesday was the deadline for congressional candidates to disclose how much money they raised over the past three months. Two challengers have been significantly out-raised by the incumbent they hope to unseat, and two candidates for an open seat are neck and neck.
July 16, 2014

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