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A man who fought the city over his downtown parking lot – and won millions - now wants to build a parking garage at the high-profile corner at Jefferson and First Streets.
Apr. 24, 2017
books phoenix library
A new machine could change the way books are handled at Burton Barr Central Library in Phoenix.
Apr. 24, 2017
Animal abuse concerns have Mohave County leaders willing to consider a ban on traveling circuses with wild and exotic animals, but not rodeos.
Apr. 24, 2017
New numbers are out from the Arizona Farm Bureau, but they have nothing to do with new production. It’s part of a research project in partnership with the University of Arizona to monitor and debunk misinformation.
Apr. 24, 2017
wheelchair user
Senate Bill 1406 was supposed to be a compromise between the disability and business communities. But language was added that drastically changed the bill, upsetting many within the disability community. And last week it was signed into law.
Apr. 24, 2017
Public schools in Arizona are not allowed to have inhalers on-hand to treat students experiencing an asthma attack. But that’s about to change.
Apr. 24, 2017
The City of Phoenix announced its expanding its bike share program. The city council approved the expansion early last week.
Apr. 24, 2017
bernie sanders
Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders attempted to drum up support for the Democratic Party in Mesa on Friday night.
Apr. 21, 2017
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This Saturday, 28,000 people will show up at Arizona State University to run a race that honors Pat Tillman, the professional football player and ASU grad killed by friendly fire.
Apr. 21, 2017
Friday newscap
We wrapped up the week’s news in Arizona with our Friday Newscap. We were joined by former lawmaker Stan Barnes of Copperstate Consulting, and former Arizona Corporation Commission Chair Kris Mayes. We also got a legislative update from Alia Rau of The Arizona Republic.
Apr. 21, 2017
U.S. Quad Rugby Association
With teams of four competing against each other, the competition in wheelchair rugby is fierce. And many of the nation’s best squads are in the Valley this weekend for the United States Quad Rugby Association National Tournament. It’s being held at Ability360 in Phoenix.
Apr. 21, 2017
Business owners and residents in South Phoenix are vowing to hold city leaders accountable over the light rail’s impact on their community. The city council approved a plan this week to help businesses in the path of the five-mile extension along Central Avenue.
Apr. 21, 2017
Soap
Tom Kiefer is a photographer who lives in Ajo, near the border in southern Arizona. He was working as a janitor at U.S. Customs and Border Patrol when he began collecting items.
Apr. 21, 2017
Steven Jones
The prosecution has rested its case against the man accused of shooting four people – and killing one – at Northern Arizona University.
Apr. 21, 2017
ADOT Sign Contest
The moment has finally arrived, drivers will finally get to see who the two winners are for the Arizona Department of Transportation’s safety message sign contest.
Apr. 21, 2017
Biosphere 2
This is a big year for Biosphere 2, the futuristic-looking campus northeast of Tucson. It’s been 10 years since the University of Arizona re-purchased it from Columbia University.
Apr. 21, 2017
teacher with children
It’s no secret that Arizona has a problem with teachers. With years of stagnant pay, cuts to education and large class sizes, teacher retention and pay are at crisis levels in our state.
Apr. 21, 2017
Football field
Recently, two different high schools here in the Phoenix area — Hamilton High in Chandler and Mountain Ridge High in Glendale — have had serious allegations of sexual assault surface stemming from hazing rituals.
Apr. 21, 2017
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The Tucson Fire Department is dealing with a tragedy. Last week one of their own committed a murder-suicide at a popular Tucson mall, shocking many of his fellow firefighters.
Apr. 21, 2017
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Saturday will bring a series of gatherings around the country that will, at least in part, focus on concerns about how the Trump administration is acting when it comes to climate change and other areas of science.
Apr. 21, 2017

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