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Homebuyer Apps Target Listings Under $500K
Sixty percent of home buyers now think looking online is the best way to find a house and working through a real estate agent comes second and some housing agents are adapting.
July 22, 2019
Solar Tax Credit Set To Expire
Some solar power companies are redoubling efforts to lock in a federal tax credit that is set to start phasing out next year.
July 22, 2019
Gila River Indian Community Builds New School
The Bureau of Indian Education is leasing the Gila Crossing Community School from the Gila River Indian Community as part of a new strategy to clear the Bureau's construction and repair backlog.
July 21, 2019
Voter Roundtables Seek To Improve Turnout
The Maricopa County Recorder's Office is getting feedback about electoral access issues from marginalized groups through its Roundtable Project.
July 21, 2019
Motel 6, MALDEF To Get Initial Green Light On Lawsuit Settlement
A federal judge has signaled he’ll give the initial go-ahead on a reworked multimillion-dollar lawsuit settlement between a Latino civil rights group and Motel 6, but first the sides have to clarify parts of their deal.
July 20, 2019
U.S. Legislators Visit Mexico To Discuss USMCA
Ten members of the U.S. House of Representatives made an official trip to Mexico on Friday. They met with high-ranking officials to discuss the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Free Trade Agreement.
July 20, 2019
Tohono O’odham Group: Border Wall Would Block Sacred Pilgrimage
The Salt Pilgrimage is an important rite of passage for young men.
July 20, 2019
Glendale Closes Park Restrooms After Vandalism, Drugs
The city of Glendale has closed some of its public restrooms after finding serious damage from vandalism, used condoms, and drug paraphernalia.
July 20, 2019
Flagstaff School Teacher Challenging McSally For Senate Seat
Arizona Sen. Martha McSally has a challenger in the upcoming Republican primaries for an Arizona U.S. Senate seat. Ann Griffin told a crowd this week the Republican Party is not the party she signed up for in the 1970s.
July 19, 2019
Undocumented Immigrant Deported On Drug Charges Gets A Second Chance
The Arizona Supreme Court ruled unanimously on Tuesday that Hector Nunez-Diaz never would have entered into a plea deal on a drug charge had his original attorney told him it would permanently eject him from the country.
July 19, 2019
Burn Operation Allows Crews To Get A Jump On Newman Fire
Heavy smoke along Interstate 17 has dissipated south of Flagstaff after crews conducted a four-day operation redirecting the Newman Fire's path alongside the Lake Mary recreation area.
July 19, 2019
O’Halleran Checks Conditions At San Luis Detention Facility
Democratic Rep. Tom O’Halleran Friday visited the San Luis Regional Detention and Support Center Facility near Yuma and said they are nothing like the terrible reports from Texas and New Mexico facilities.
July 19, 2019
Multiple Freeway Closures In Phoenix Area This Weekend
Portions of Phoenix-area freeways will be crowded with construction and maintenance workers this weekend as crews work on upgrades to five different sections of Interstate 10, Loop 101, Loop 202 and U.S. 60 in Tempe.
July 19, 2019
54 Released From Prison As Part of Criminal Justice Reform Law
Fifty-four inmates will be released from federal prison in Arizona as part of a criminal justice reform law passed by Congress last year. The U.S. Bureau of Prisons said, nationwide, 3,100 inmates have been identified for release.
July 19, 2019
McSally Fined $23,000 For Campaign Finance Violations
Arizona Republican Sen. Martha McSally has agreed to pay a fine of more than $23,000 to settle campaign finance violations from the 2014 election.
July 19, 2019
UA College Of Medicine – Tucson Appoints New Dean
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson has appointed a new dean. Michael Abecassis will begin his term as the ninth dean of the college in early November.
July 19, 2019
Cellar Fire Grows To Just Over 7,200 Acres
The Cellar Fire south of Prescott has spread to over 7,000 acres as of Friday morning and remains zero percent contained. The Southwest Area Incident Management Team responded to the fire Sunday and currently has over 360 firefighters and 7 hotshot crews battling the blaze.
July 19, 2019
Glendale Voters To Decide Pay Hikes For Mayor, Council
Voters in Glendale will decide whether elected officials should get hefty pay raises.
July 19, 2019
APS Feeling Revenue Drop Following Disconnect Rule
Arizona Public Service is feeling the effects of a temporary state rule banning power shut offs this summer.
July 19, 2019
The Farewell Shares A Story About Family
“The Farewell” is a film about grief, family and cultural divides. Rapper and actress Awkwafina plays Billi, a Chinese American who returns to China to visit her terminally ill grandmother. The catch, however, is that “Nai Nai” doesn’t know she’s sick.
July 19, 2019

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