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Ruling Restores Lower Campaign Contribution Limits
The Arizona Court of Appeals on Tuesday blocked candidates from taking the sharply higher campaign contributions approved earlier this year by the Republican-controlled Legislature.
Oct. 16, 2013
Wood Burning Ban
A doctor’s group in Utah is pushing for a complete ban on wood-burning in urban areas, saying wood smoke is more toxic than cigarette smoke.
Oct. 16, 2013
Family Members Arrested
Members of an Arizona family with ties to white supremacist groups were arrested Monday on firearm charges. Authorities seized weapons and thousands of rounds of ammunition.
Oct. 15, 2013
Arizona Lawmakers Work On Survivor Benefit Bill
Arizona state lawmakers are working on legislation that would pay survivor benefits to the families of the 13 part-time firefighters who died in Yarnell Hill Fire back in June.
Oct. 15, 2013
Phoenix Food Tax
Grocery bills in Phoenix may decrease next year. That is if the Phoenix City Council votes Wednesday to cut the food tax in half to 1 percent starting January 2014.
Oct. 15, 2013
Female Mormon Missionaries
For many young Mormons, going on a mission is a rite of passage, but most missionaries have traditionally been men. Now, that is changing. Last October, the church lowered its minimum age for female missionaries from 21 years old to 19 years old. The response was instant and enthusiastic.
Oct. 15, 2013
Jumbo Loan Market
The market for luxury home loans is waking up. Banks had been wary of lending big money as the market recovered from an historic recession, but now they have started loosening the purse strings.
Oct. 15, 2013
Yarnell Water And Fire Struggle
An Arizona House committee met Tuesday to learn about the benefits paid to survivors of the Granite Mountain Hotshots. It also heard about the difficult recovery facing the town of Yarnell.
Oct. 15, 2013
Judge Rules Against Maricopa County In Medical Marijuana Case
A judge has overturned Maricopa County's zoning ordinance which restricts where medical marijuana dispensaries can be located.
Oct. 15, 2013
Customers Who Received Contaminated Gas Encouraged To Call Western Refining
Western Refining is looking for people whose vehicles may have been damaged by a problem at its refinery in northwestern New Mexico.
Oct. 15, 2013
State Must Decide By Wednesday Whether To Keep Grand Canyon Open
The state has until Wednesday evening to decide whether keeping the Grand Canyon open beyond Friday is worth it.
Oct. 15, 2013
Palo Verde Nuclear Plan Seeks Cause Of Leak, How To Fix It
An investigation is underway at the Palo Verde Nuclear plant, west of Phoenix, after workers discovered a small water leak in one of the reactors.
Oct. 15, 2013
US Forest Service Parking Lot Re-Opened For Traffic
A Coconino County sheriff's deputy opened a Forest Service parking lot to traffic Saturday, after a northern Arizona highway got jammed.
Oct. 15, 2013
Former State Lawmaker Dies
Manuel ‘Lito’ Peña, was known as the ‘Godfather of Senate Dems,’
Oct. 15, 2013
New Contract Allows For Advertisement At Rest Stops
The next time you stop for a potty break on an Arizona highway, you could find parts of the rest area sponsored.
Oct. 15, 2013
Arizona Businesses See Gold
Arizona business leaders see opportunity as Mexico explores reforms to its energy and education infrastructure. Boosting international trade is the focus of a meeting Tuesday hosted by the Phoenix Committee on Foreign Relations.
Oct. 14, 2013
Crowd Gathers In Phoenix To Protest Deportations
About 250 people are gathered at the U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement office in Phoenix with a goal of stopping future deportations.
Oct. 14, 2013
Tucson Shopping Cart Ordinance
The president of Tucson’s Chamber of Commerce expects positive changes from a new city ordinance that fines companies for failing to pick up abandoned shopping carts within three days.
Oct. 14, 2013
Jack-O
Halloween is just around the corner, and Jack-o'-lanterns are appearing on porches, but they could bring an unwanted scare, especially if you live in Tucson.
Oct. 14, 2013
Violent Crime In Flagstaff Down
Violent crime is down in Flagstaff by 11 percent. That includes assault, robbery, rape and homicide.
Oct. 14, 2013

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