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Did You Know: Goldfield Ghost Town Was Alive In The 1800s
They’re known as ghost towns, and it’s not because ghosts wonder through the area — well, at least not any we know of. In the Southwest these are towns filled with history, and there’s one on the outskirts of the Valley.
May 30, 2014
Bland: The Blessing Of Insomnia
My dream came true. I found a few rare, empty hours. Unfortunately, they come in the middle of the night.
May 30, 2014
Resurgence In Infill Development Evident In Phoenix
There is an increasing popularity of infill development, and one place you can see that is high above Hance Park in Phoenix.
May 30, 2014
Arizona Quits Group Responsible For New Common Core Test
The state of Arizona is stepping away from its role in helping develop a new standardized test aligned with Common Core, but state officials say they're still fully committed to the new educational standards.
May 30, 2014
Forest Thinning Helped Contain Slide Fire
Last week, high winds carried embers beyond the Slide Fire’s containment lines. But, as Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, previous forest treatment projects helped keep the fire from spreading toward Flagstaff.
May 30, 2014
Poll Shows McCain, Flake Job Approval Sliding
The latest Rocky Mountain poll numbers show senators John McCain’s and Jeff Flake’s job approval numbers sliding.
May 30, 2014
Solar Power Comes To More Phoenix Schools
Classes are out for many students across Arizona, but school districts are already preparing for next school year. Phoenix’s Madison School District is planning to install solar panels this summer at two of its schools.
May 30, 2014
Mexico Arrests Businessman In Citigroup Fraud Case
Mexican prosecutors have filed fraud charges against a businessman linked to a $400 million loss at Citigroup's Mexican bank subsidary.
May 30, 2014
Southwest Airlines Fined For Deceptive Ads
Southwest Airlines is being fined $200,000 for advertising a false fare sale.
May 30, 2014
White House Concussion Summit Hits Home In Arizona
Doctors, athletes and scientists gathered at the White House on Thursday to talk about concussions.
May 29, 2014
Arizona Supreme Court: Expert Witnesses Don
The state Supreme Court has ruled an expert witness testifying about general principles and practices doesn't have to be familiar with a specific criminal defendant's case.
May 29, 2014
U Of A Apologizes For Graduation Issues
University of Arizona officials are apologizing for the heat-related problems some graduates experienced during the school’s outdoor commencement ceremony May 17.
May 29, 2014
 Surge Of Migrants In South Texas Overwhelms Federal Facilities
A surge of Central American families crossing the South Texas border are overwhelming federal facilities there. The effect is starting to impact Arizona.
May 28, 2014
Arizona Senators Demand VA Secretary Shinseki Resign
U.S. Senators John McCain and Jeff Flake are demanding the resignation of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki. They made the announcement on Wednesday after the VA’s inspector general confirmed that some VA wait time data had been manipulated.
May 28, 2014
High-Pressure Systems Heat Up Southwest
This week has been the hottest so far in 2014. And watching forecasters talk about the heat and high-pressure systems got us thinking — what exactly is high pressure?
May 28, 2014
Trout Moved Because Of Slide Fire
Half a million trout have been moved out of Oak Creek Canyon to save them from the Slide Fire.
May 28, 2014
 Texas Clean Coal Plant May Be Environmental Game Changer
The EPA will place heavy restrictions on carbon emissions on June 2. Both the coal industry and some major environmental groups are hoping the announcement spawns renewed focus on Carbon Capture and Storage technology.
May 28, 2014
Flake: Congress Has Small Window On Immigration Reform
U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake joined us in-studio to talk about current issues, including immigration reform.
May 28, 2014
#YesAllWomen Gives A Voice To Everyday Sexism
Following the shooting spree in Isla Vista, Calif., the Twitter hashtag #YesAllWomen has gone viral.
May 28, 2014
Special Legislative Session Off To Slow Start
The special legislative session to form and fund a new child welfare agency in Arizona got off to a slow start Tuesday.
May 28, 2014

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