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The Arizona Driver’s Manual was recently updated. Toward the back of the new manual, you’ll now find a section on traffic stop safety, including what to do if you’re a driver carrying a firearm.
Jul. 24, 2017
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Congress has come to an agreement on new sanctions against Russia. The sanctions are relatively straightforward, but the bill also constrains President Donald Trump’s executive powers.
Jul. 24, 2017
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The last of 17 hikers stranded by a flash flood this weekend in Arizona have been rescued. A rescue helicopter picked up the last two people this morning after they spent the night in a scenic canyon popular with hikers on the outskirts of metro Tucson.
Jul. 24, 2017
With the threat of a lawsuit looming, Attorney General Mark Brnovich wants members of the Arizona Board of Regents to explain why they think they can let "DREAMers'' pay the same tuition as other Arizona residents.
Jul. 24, 2017
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The U.S. Department of the Interior has approved a set of changes to the Arizona Gaming Compact. The update means the Tohono O’odham Nation can now offer Class III gaming at its casino near Glendale.
Jul. 24, 2017
The Coronado National Forest has received funding to start aerial seeding of more than 1,000 acres that were burned in a recent wildfire in southern Arizona.
Jul. 24, 2017
Almost two decades ago, water lapped at the barren shores of Tempe Town Lake for the first time. Now, shimmering glass high-rises tower over the lake. Many were built with the help from a controversial Arizona economic development incentive called the GPLET. One lakeside project has landed Tempe in the middle of a $5.6 million legal problem.
Jul. 24, 2017
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Indigenous athletes came to the Valley from as far away as Quebec to take part in the Lori Piestewa National Native American Games last weekend.
Jul. 24, 2017
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Wells Fargo is among the nation’s top ten money-making banks for the most recent quarter. The success comes amid ongoing investigations and branch closings.
Jul. 24, 2017
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Crossing guards and school zone signs will be out in the East Valley this week as several districts return from summer break. Sixty-three thousand students will head to school in the Chandler, Higley and Queen Creek unified school districts.
Jul. 24, 2017
Volunteers
Older adults who volunteer experience a better quality of life — that’s what a new study by the Corporation for National and Community Service, which oversees programs like AmeriCorps and Senior Corps, found when it examined the health impacts on volunteers 55 and older.
Jul. 24, 2017
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Reconstruction of 5 miles of Interstate 40 will begin Monday with eastbound lanes, just west of Williams in northern Arizona. The $34 million project will deal with the westbound lanes next summer.
Jul. 24, 2017
Companies representing art, technology, sports and the wedding industry have joined forces to support Phoenix in a lawsuit. They filed a legal brief last week endorsing the city’s non-discrimination ordinance.
Jul. 24, 2017
A new report by a cybersecurity firm shows Arizona businesses lead the nation in malware detections.
Jul. 24, 2017
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Both Democrats and Republicans saw an increase of voters as more than 14,000 people have registered to vote in Arizona in the last three months.
Jul. 22, 2017
Arizona State University has earned six new awards from the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Awards, totaling $4.3 million, and now ranks first among the recipients in its category.
Jul. 22, 2017
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This is National Day of the Cowboy, honoring the ranching icon born out of the Civil War era. As the country grew, the beef industry did, too, and the cowboys moved west bringing livestock to market. Longtime Benson rancher and cowboy poet Baxter Black says you may not see as many cowboys these days, but, they’re still out there. He’s even written a poem about it.
Jul. 22, 2017
Tempe wants to hear from art entrepreneurs. The city launched an online survey in hopes of helping artists grow their careers.
Jul. 22, 2017
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The Mesa City Council recently approved, in principle, a new mixed-use development. The development will be up to 15 stories and hold a 75-room boutique hotel as well as 75 luxury apartment units.
Jul. 22, 2017
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Authorities in Gila County have identified the remains of the 10th victim of a flash flood near Payson. Hector Garnica and other members of his family were swept away from a crowded swimming hole on July 15.
Jul. 21, 2017

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