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Arizona Gas Prices Drop Before Labor Day
In advance of Labor Day, gas prices around Arizona dropped for the eighth straight week.
Aug. 28, 2014
Still No Winner In Arizonas 1st Congressional District Race
The Congressional race in Arizona’s 1st District is still too close to call. Only about 380 votes separate the two Republicans who want to unseat Democratic incumbent Ann Kirkpatrick.
Aug. 28, 2014
Attack Ads Start In Arizona Governors Race
Just a day after Republican Doug Ducey won his party’s nomination for governor, the gloves are off.
Aug. 28, 2014
Landslide Road Repair On US 89 Underway
Construction on U.S. 89 south of Page is underway. About 500 feet of the road gave way in February of last year following a landslide.
Aug. 28, 2014
Tohono Oodham Nation To Break Ground On West Valley Casino
The Tohono O’odham Nation plans to break ground on its West Valley casino on Thursday morning, but some say the move has its risks.
Aug. 28, 2014
Cochise County Reports Problems With Vote Tallies
Cochise County elections officials say they’ve had to reprocess more than 20,000 ballots from Tuesday's election. The problem is being blamed on an apparent computer glitch.
Aug. 27, 2014
Flood Information Center To Open In New River
Maricopa County will open a citizens’ flood recovery information center in New River today. It is designed to assist residents affected by last week’s flooding.
Aug. 27, 2014
Valley-Based Sweet Republic On List Of Best Frozen Desserts In America
Valley-based shop Sweet Republic was named on a list of the top ten best frozen desserts in America.
Aug. 27, 2014
Faith Leaders Discuss Role Of Religion In Communities
We continued our series on community—We Are The Valley—with a conversation on the impact of religion and spirituality.
Aug. 27, 2014
Report Explores Data Breach At Arizona Terror Center
The seriousness of data breaches has become more intense in recent months. Whether it’s information on customers who shop at Target or eat at P.F. Chang’s, concern about privacy protection is growing.
Aug. 27, 2014
What Tuesdays Trends Mean For Novembers General Election
Arizona’s primary election will lead to a brief breather from campaign intensity, though it’s going to ramp up again quite soon.
Aug. 27, 2014
Pets On Parade TV Host Marge Wright Dies At 89
One of Arizona’s most dedicated animal shelter volunteers has died. Marge Wright hosted the local TV show “Pets On Parade” for more than four decades.
Aug. 27, 2014
Groups Join Together To Protect Watershed From Wildfires
Government and business leaders have agreed to work on a plan to protect a key reservoir north of Payson from wildfires.
Aug. 27, 2014
ACLU Looks At Next Steps In Review Of Extended Execution
The Arizona Department of Corrections has chosen a firm to review its investigation of the nearly two-hour execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood.
Aug. 27, 2014
Feds Prosecuting More Indian Country Crime Cases
A U.S. Justice Department report released Tuesday shows over the last three years the U.S. Attorney’s Office has prosecuted a lot more Indian Nation cases than previous years.
Aug. 27, 2014
Arizona Medicaid Expansion Case Goes To State Supreme Court
The Arizona Supreme Court will decide whether conservative Republicans in the state Legislature can challenge Gov. Jan Brewer’s expansion of Medicaid coverage for low-income Arizonans.
Aug. 27, 2014
Outside Company Picked To Review Two-Hour Execution
The state Department of Corrections has picked a company to review its investigation of the nearly two-hour execution of Joseph Wood.
Aug. 27, 2014
1st Congressional District Race Still Too Close To Call
Republicans vying for a chance to unseat Democratic Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick in the first Congressional District are locked in a tight race, with the results still too close to call.
Aug. 27, 2014
Tempe Vote Amends Charter To Prevent Discrimination
Tempe has become the first city in Arizona to include sexual orientation, gender identity and veterans in its city charter as protected classes from employment discrimination.
Aug. 26, 2014
Hummingbirds Have Sweet-Seeking Receptors Other Birds Lack
The desert Southwest boasts one of the richest varieties of hummingbird species on the planet. Is it because of their unique sense of taste?
Aug. 26, 2014

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