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More than 20 years ago this week, the Chicago Bulls beat the Phoenix Suns in Game 6 of the NBA Finals at America West Arena in Phoenix to capture their third straight championship. Find out what else happened this week in Arizona history.
Jun. 14, 2015
ProPublica has published part three of its series on Colorado River water use. This week’s story focuses on how the more than 90-year-old Colorado River law essentially forces states to waste water.
Jun. 12, 2015
The candidate list for August’s mayoral election in Phoenix is now official. Mayor Greg Stanton is only facing off against two opponents: Matthew Jette and Anna Brennan.
Jun. 12, 2015
The Valley’s Phoenician Resort was sold earlier this week for $400 million and the luxury facility is about to undergo some updating.
Jun. 12, 2015
Phoenix officially became a city in 1881, 31 years before Arizona became a state. But not once in the course of that 134-year existence had a municipal leader bestowed a key to the city to anyone.
Jun. 12, 2015
Avnet was Arizona’s highest-ranked company on the year’s Fortune 500 list at number 108. Four other firms also made the list.
Jun. 12, 2015
Phoenix has hired a new Director of Equal Opportunity and his name may be a familiar one to Valley residents.
Jun. 12, 2015
Arizona agriculture officials are investigating the possibility that avian flu has arrived in the state.
Jun. 12, 2015
A judge granted a temporary restraining order Friday requested by the Arizona Coyotes to prevent the city of Glendale from dissolving its arena lease agreement with the team.
Jun. 12, 2015
The City of Phoenix is making progress with its plans to make Phoenix a Bicycle Friendly Community. The latest section of road to be designated a bike lane is along 12th Street between Camelback and Indian School Roads.
Jun. 12, 2015
It was one of the most memorable moments in recent Arizona history. It’s still something many talk about today — some skeptically, others with certainty.
Jun. 12, 2015
The city of Tempe has a feral cat problem. Now, the City Council is partnering with the Animal Defense League of Arizona to spay and neuter cats through its Trap, Neuter and Return program.
Jun. 12, 2015
Nine small fires near Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff are suspected to be the result of arson.
Jun. 12, 2015
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has announced $10 million for land restoration projects in 13 states in a strategy to reduce catastrophic wildfires.
Jun. 12, 2015
It may not feel like it when you go outside — dry weather conditions and increasing temperatures are forecast for the rest of the week.
Jun. 12, 2015
Federal authorities arrested two Mexican nationals who were carrying over $100,000 in unreported U.S. currency when they attempted to cross back into Mexico.
Jun. 12, 2015
Gov. Doug Ducey said he'd like to see the Arizona Coyotes stay in the state, but for now it's up to the city of Glendale to solve its problems with the team.
Jun. 12, 2015
Former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords will attend the christening of a Navy ship named in her honor.
Jun. 12, 2015
A collection of Native American artifacts from an excavation in Cottonwood inspired the creation of the Verde Valley Archaeology Center. That collection has come home to the Verde Valley.
Jun. 12, 2015
A man who shot a Navajo Nation police officer in the head has pleaded guilty to discharging a firearm in a violent crime.
Jun. 12, 2015

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