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Papago Park
Starting next week, Phoenix will prohibit open fires in desert and mountain preserves across the city. The ban will last until mid-October.
May. 12, 2017
Friday newscap
This week’s Friday Newscap guests Felecia Rotellini, Vernon Parker and Paul Charlton discussed the firing of FBI Director James Comey, the future of school vouchers in Arizona and Rep. Ruben Gallego going into Rep. Martha McSally’s congressional district as part of #AdoptADistrict.
May. 12, 2017
Arizona Department of Health Services
Alzheimer’s disease is the fourth leading cause of death in Arizona. The number of people with Alzheimer’s disease in Arizona is on the rise — but when a person dies, what ends up on the death certificate doesn’t always reflect the brain disorder they suffered from.
May. 12, 2017
North Rim
Repairs to a water pipeline at the Grand Canyon’s North Rim are done ahead of schedule, which means campgrounds and lodging will reopen as originally planned.
May. 12, 2017
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Earlier this week, a 20-foot section of tunnel where radioactive waste was being stored at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state collapsed.
May. 12, 2017
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Homeland security officials are reportedly considering expanding the ban on laptops on board certain flights.
May. 12, 2017
A nationwide study of concussions in athletes and military service academy members finds about a fifth of participants were in limited or non-contact sports.
May. 12, 2017
early ballot for Maricopa County
Claiming that lawmakers acted illegally, a newly organized group is asking a judge to void a key change in laws governing the right of voters to enact their own laws.
May. 12, 2017
Co-Working Space
The retail sector lost approximately 30,000 jobs nationwide just in March as retail buying moves online. Many of its jobs are also moving online.
May. 12, 2017
Marco Tulio Coss
The lawyer for a Mesa man deported Thursday said Immigration and Customs Enforcement lied to him when officials repeatedly promised not to arrest his client.
May. 12, 2017
Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Department of Homeland Security concluded an operation this week targeting gang activity across the country. The crackdown led to 55 apprehensions in Arizona.
May. 12, 2017
The question of how to help doesn’t have one right answer, even for those who have made their living working with the homeless population. There is a broad network that needs everything from food donations to people who can give haircuts and plant gardens.
May. 12, 2017
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Those who serve people with developmental disabilities in Arizona say the final state budget will likely force some of them to scale back or close down. Since the beginning of the year, Arizona’s providers for people with development disabilities have been scrambling.
May. 12, 2017
Phoenix VA hospital
Congressional Republicans and Democrats reached a deal Thursday that could make it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to fire its employees. The measure had been in limbo since the 2014 wait-time scandal at the Phoenix VA medical center.
May. 12, 2017
Phoenix City Council
A vacant building in northeast Phoenix that once housed a furniture store will soon welcome a new business. And not everyone is looking forward to it.
May. 11, 2017
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A group trying to repeal Arizona’s new voucher expansion law was at the Secretary of State’s Office on Thursday to file an official referendum so they can begin collecting signatures.
May. 11, 2017
Gov. Doug Ducey has signed a measure that will stop someone who breaks a car window to rescue a child or pet from being sued.
May. 11, 2017
Rob Lowe
Actor Rob Lowe has had a lengthy and varied career. He was part of the legendary Brat Pack in a string of films in the 1980s, including "St. Elmo’s Fire." Lowe is in the Valley for a one-man show at Mesa Arts Center called "Stories I Only Tell My Friends."
May. 11, 2017
Anyone can become a troll. That’s the provocative title of a new paper looking into the causes of trolling behavior online.
May. 11, 2017
Phoenix Rain Image
This winter was wetter than previous ones, but was it enough to overcome years of drought in Arizona? That was one of the issues the Governor’s Drought Interagency Coordinating Group took up at its meeting earlier this week.
May. 11, 2017

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