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Chinese seniors sing
Two people are hidden underneath a bright and shiny lion costume, and they’re making the creature twist and bob to the beat of drums and the clang of cymbals.
Jan. 30, 2017
Sandhill Cranes live webcam
The Arizona Game and Fish Department estimates there are more than 25,000 sandhill cranes in the Sulphur Springs Valley in southeastern Arizona. And the public can watch them thanks to the Arizona Game and Fish’s webcam.
Jan. 30, 2017
Last year, two big requirements for FAFSA changed and in several Phoenix Union High School District schools at least 50 percent of students have already completed applications.
Jan. 30, 2017
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A Supreme Court ruling against the town of Gilbert prompts the city of Peoria to look at its rules. In 2015, the court sided with a church that claimed Gilbert treated its temporary signs differently than other temporary signs. That led planners in Peoria to start revising a sign code that’s been in place for nearly 30 years.
Jan. 30, 2017
police
A new study on policing shows race plays a role in use of force and says White officers were found to use greater force on Black suspects than White suspects.
Jan. 30, 2017
Mining is big business in Arizona. But, it's not all about copper. Increasingly, it's about metals used to support our changing technological needs, and that includes lithium.
Jan. 29, 2017
Several dozen Phoenix residents showed up at Sky Harbor Airport Saturday night to voice their opposition to the so-called Muslim ban.
Jan. 29, 2017
Jimmy Carter
Two retired Supreme Court Justices shared a table with former President Jimmy Carter at the Arizona Biltmore Friday night. Carter received the O’Connor Justice Prize, which recognizes leadership in law initiatives and honors the legacy of Arizona native Sandra Day O’Connor, the first woman to serve on the United States Supreme Court.
Jan. 27, 2017
Chinese fan dance
Saturday is the start of the Chinese New Year – one of the most important holidays in China. People are celebrating all over the world, Phoenix included.
Jan. 27, 2017
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Gilbert Fire and Rescue says it's starting a pilot program to send a two-person rescue vehicle with a paramedic and emergency-medical technician instead of a four-person firetruck to handle less-critical medical calls.
Jan. 27, 2017
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The Navajo Nation will not be changing its name, at least not for a while. Tribal lawmakers have postponed consideration of a proposal that called for changing the name.
Jan. 27, 2017
Jimmy Carter
Former President Jimmy Carter will be in Phoenix this evening to receive an award from a former Supreme Court Justice.
Jan. 27, 2017
A new position is starting to pop up in states across the country: Chief Operating Officer. And, that includes Arizona, where Henry Darwin has the job.
Jan. 27, 2017
Mayor Stanton’s commitment to making Phoenix an immigrant-friendly city is good news for immigrant-rights groups, but they’re also calling on him to put action to those words. Several groups held a rally outside Phoenix City Hall on Thursday to do just that, including the Puente Human Rights Movement.
Jan. 27, 2017
After President Trump issued executive orders this week to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border and restrict funds to so-called sanctuary cities, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton spoke out, calling it a "divisive attack on Latinos in Phoenix and around the country."
Jan. 27, 2017
ASU sign
State lawmakers are proposing a few changes to how Arizona’s public universities are governed.
Jan. 27, 2017
art class with artwork
An art teacher was commissioned to exhibit her student’s work. After she passed away unexpectedly, it evolved into a multi-school project and became an outlet for students and teachers to remember her through art.
Jan. 27, 2017
We talked about that with Racquel Gates, assistant professor in Media Culture at the College of Staten Island — City University of New York about diversity in the Academy Awards.
Jan. 27, 2017
Dollar pesos
This week, Trump signed an executive order officially pulling the country out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. Both of these could have big impacts on Arizona and its economy.
Jan. 27, 2017
american flag
Last fall’s presidential campaign, the outcome of the election and the early stages of the Trump Administration have indicated some deep faults in how Americans feel about our democracy.
Jan. 27, 2017

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