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Since 1982, the last full week of September has been recognized as banned-books week. Advocates across the country use the week as a way to highlight texts that have been banned or challenged.
September 26, 2014
It’s time to head to another of the Valley’s hot corners — spots with a lot going on.
September 26, 2014
Campaigns have spent more than $12 million on television ads in Arizona during the current election cycle. That’s a jump of more than 400 percent over the last midterm election in 2010.
September 26, 2014
An air control problem has caused nearly 1,500 flights in and out of the Chicago area to be canceled, including more than 20 in Phoenix.
September 26, 2014
On Thursday, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced he’d be leaving the position as soon as the Senate approves his successor.
September 26, 2014
There are 30 teams in Major League Baseball. And for most of this season, the Diamondbacks have had the 29th or 30th best record in the league. In other words, they’ve had a terrible season.
September 26, 2014
The state Court of Appeals has ruled criminal defendants are entitled to credit for the time they serve before being tried in another country, but there are stipulations.
September 26, 2014
The Pentagon has announced a new policy to allow young people who were brought to the country illegally as children the chance to serve in specific military roles. But advocates who pushed for more military inclusion of immigrants say the plan falls short.
September 26, 2014
Astronomers at the University of Arizona are celebrating. The State Board of Regents has approved the university’s contract to make mirrors for the world’s largest telescope.
September 26, 2014
The capital of Arizona was relocated four times before making Phoenix its final location. A two-room exhibit at the Arizona State Capitol Museum highlights the history of what is often referred to by local historians as the capital on wheels.
September 26, 2014
Sky Harbor International Airport officials say approximately 20 flights between Phoenix and Chicago have been canceled because of a fire at an air traffic control facility in a Chicago suburb.
September 26, 2014
A U.S. Border Patrol agent stationed in Nogales, Arizona, is facing a charge of aggravated assault in an incident involving a 15-year-old migrant boy.
September 26, 2014
The Arizona Diamondbacks have made 16-year major league pitcher Dave Stewart the franchise's senior vice president and general manager.
September 26, 2014
A Phoenix woman who was accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton while the former U.S. secretary of state addressed a Las Vegas audience in April pleaded guilty to trespassing.
September 26, 2014
Meteorologist Dave Vonderhide of the National Weather Service in Flagstaff said this could be the start of a trend as we could be in for above-normal precipitation through the fall and into the winter as an El Nino weather pattern develops.
September 26, 2014
Arizona’s three public universities could see a nearly 8 percent increase in their operations budgets in 2016. The Arizona Board of Regents outlined its proposal for university funding at a meeting in Flagstaff Thursday.
September 26, 2014
Candidates for Superintendent of Public Instruction had their first televised debate Thursday night. The two candidates disagree on Common Core and school funding.
September 26, 2014
The Navajo Supreme court will hear arguments Friday about whether a candidate for the office of tribal president should be disqualified.
September 25, 2014
Earlier this week, Phoenix firefighters rescued several hikers on Camelback Mountain. The rescue took place at night after the mountain had closed. It was just one of a handful of nighttime mountain rescues that have taken place this year.
September 25, 2014
Governor Jan Brewer’s appointed team has finished investigating all of the child abuse cases that were ignored by the former Child Protective Services Agency.
September 25, 2014

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