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Tempe is in the second year of a unique way to manage what goes into the city’s sewers. It’s set up a Grease Cooperative, which recently won an award for innovation in local government.
Aug. 16, 2016
The city is working to expand its redevelopment incentive area to include parts of the Fiesta District, which is near the U.S. 60 and Alma School Road in Mesa.
Aug. 16, 2016
Chase Field
An Atlanta-based company wants to buy Chase Field and at least one Maricopa County supervisor thinks selling the home of the Arizona Diamondbacks may be the best move for taxpayers and the team.
Aug. 16, 2016
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.
The federal judge who found Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio in civil contempt of court has tasked an independent investigator with examining and possibly redoing several MCSO internal investigations into officer misconduct that the judge found to be inadequate.
Aug. 16, 2016
gold king mine spill
The Navajo Nation filed a lawsuit in federal court Tuesday over a massive mine waste spill that tainted rivers in three western states last year.
Aug. 16, 2016
There’s a political controversy brewing in the city of Surprise, between the mayor and vice mayor.
Aug. 16, 2016
vote sticker
The number of ballot measures Arizonans will decide this fall fell by one Monday, as backers of an initiative to cap the pay of hospital executives said they’d spend their resources elsewhere.
Aug. 16, 2016
health
Aetna is the nation's third-largest health insurer and announced Tuesday it would exit public exchanges in all but four states. This leaves Pinal County without a company offering marketplace health insurance plans next year.
Aug. 16, 2016
Mayall Telescope
An instrument being built for Kitt Peak National Observatory near Tucson will allow a look back in time — and that will enhance concepts developed by Albert Einstein about how dark energy is driving expansion of the universe.
Aug. 16, 2016
Cities across the country, and around the world, are trying to make better use of their alleys, and turn them into urban hotspots. And, in Phoenix, where some people see fear and darkness, others see possibility.
Aug. 16, 2016
Yelp has had to deal with some reviews that weren’t written just for informational purposes. Yelp this year announced some companies, including a few in Arizona, have been offering incentives to reviewers – that’s a no-no, and Yelp is trying to get the word out about this.
Aug. 16, 2016
What are the considerations for a business that wants to express its political views?
Aug. 16, 2016
Despite record lows at Lake Mead in recent months, Arizona and Nevada will not face cutbacks in water deliveries from Lake Mead next year.
Aug. 16, 2016
flooding in tucson
Last week, monsoon storms dumped more than 2 inches of rain on some parts of Tucson in just one day. Sure, it's usually rainy during monsoon season, but what about the rest of the year? How much rain does Tucson get annually?
Aug. 16, 2016
driverless car
Google and General Motors are conducting tests of driverless cars in Arizona. And it turns out that there apparently are no laws which would prohibit manufacturers from marketing them today to consumers. Nor are there specific rules about how they should be operated.
Aug. 16, 2016
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio told a group of Spanish speaking community members that the Latino immigrant community should not to be afraid to report crimes to his agency due to fear of deportation.
Aug. 16, 2016
Arizonans fighting to cap the pay of hospital executives say they stopped in order to focus on the U.S. presidential race.
Aug. 16, 2016
It's one thing to say, “Walk a mile in my shoes!” When you’ve got shoes and can walk and run, the challenge is relatively easy to accept. But what if the invitation comes from a passenger in a wheelchair? Or a wounded veteran? What do you say then to such an appeal?
Aug. 16, 2016
The shortage of federal funding for upgrades and additional staff at America's ports of entry has opened the door to creative solutions, including partnerships with private companies eager to move international commerce faster and more efficiently.
Aug. 16, 2016
Supervisors with the Lincoln National Forest say campers are tearing down fences that had been put in place to protect the New Mexico meadow jumping mouse.
Aug. 16, 2016

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