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After 35 years, Phoenix is ready to say good-bye to 30 parking spaces. The spots make up a city-owned parking lot on the southeast corner of Central Avenue and Adams.
Jun. 8, 2018
Fewer U.S. middle and high school students are smoking. The number has gone down significantly in recent years, however millions of teens still report using tobacco products.
Jun. 8, 2018
A lawsuit says former Republican lawmaker Don Shooter shouldn’t be allowed to run for Senate because he doesn't meet residency requirement.
Jun. 8, 2018
Both highways that were closed earlier this week because of the 377 Fire have now reopened. The northeastern Arizona fire is now 70 percent contained.
Jun. 8, 2018
Some Phoenix leaders and staffers want to see new life come to a former bank building. Among other things, developers must agree to preserve the architecture and have their plans vetted by the Historic Preservation Commission. The council is expected to vote on issuing a request for proposals on June 20.
Jun. 8, 2018
Last night in South Phoenix, residents gathered at the South Mountain Community Center to voice their opposition to the planned extension of the light rail into their community.
Jun. 8, 2018
Whether Arizonans will raise the income tax on some to pay for increased education funding, Jeff Flake’s latest disagreement with President Donald Trump were some of the top news stories this week.
Jun. 8, 2018
Fifty years ago, a groundbreaking film that changed how moviegoers looked at science fiction was released into theaters.
Jun. 8, 2018
In 2007, Phillip Kennedy's dad took the family white water rafting in Yosemite National Park for an experience of a lifetime. Putting on a wet-suit that looked a little too small was just the beginning.
Jun. 8, 2018
A Chicago-based company said Thursday it is putting together a proposal to buy the coal-fueled Navajo Generating Station, a move that could forestall the plant's scheduled closure in late 2019 and save hundreds of jobs and funding for Native American tribes.
Jun. 8, 2018
Two U.S. senators from western states joined the legislative fight Thursday to repeal President Donald Trump's tariffs on imported solar panels, saying the higher taxes on foreign producers are jeopardizing jobs in the U.S.
Jun. 8, 2018
The Takeaway: Who Deserves Government Assistance?
In April of this year, President Donald Trump signed an executive order directing federal agencies to strengthen current work requirements, or introduce new restrictions, for low-income Americans who receive government assistance.
Jun. 8, 2018
Gov. Doug Ducey intends to use more than half of the $59 million the state is getting to replace buses that are at least 15 years old and have more than 100,000 miles.
Jun. 8, 2018
Many of us woke up to the sad news this morning that celebrity chef and author Anthony Bourdain is dead. CNN reported that it was the result of suicide. Earlier this week, fashion designer Kate Spade also took her own life.
Jun. 8, 2018
Arlington National Cemetery is where more than 420,000 veterans are buried. But based upon the current pace of additions and the limited amount of land available, Arlington could be completely full within 25 years.
Jun. 8, 2018
A bipartisan group of 10 senators introduced longshot legislation Wednesday that would require Congress to sign off on tariffs imposed in the name of national security, defying President Donald Trump on a bedrock issue that once defined the GOP.
Jun. 8, 2018
A case just decided by the Arizona Court of Appeals is bringing to mind — for some — a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in the so-called "wedding cake case."
Jun. 8, 2018
The Takeaway: Mister Rogers
It’s been 50 years since Mister Rogers' Neighborhood premiered on PBS, and now Morgan Neville, who directed "20 Feet from Stardom" and "Best of Enemies," is bringing that voice to the big screen with the documentary "Won’t You Be My Neighbor?" which is out Friday.
Jun. 8, 2018
Phoenix has already seen more instances than last year of police officers shooting at somebody. There have been 10 people killed by police in Phoenix in 2018, according to a Washington Post database — more than New York City, Chicago or Los Angeles.
Phoenix Police Union Splits Again With Chief Over Use Of Force
Jun. 8, 2018
An internal investigation is underway after security and body camera footage showed Mesa police officers beating a detained man at an apartment complex.
Jun. 7, 2018

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