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Hundreds of people crowded into the Phoenix city council chambers Thursday night to vent to city and federal officials about recent changes in arrival and departure routes from Sky Harbor Airport.
October 17, 2014
Students at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University are working on a special report on heroin and opioid use.
October 17, 2014
Five former Arizona child welfare workers are seeking $10.5 million from the state in a wrongful termination claim filed this week after they were fired amid an agency scandal.
October 17, 2014
Arizona health director Will Humble says while there are concerns 6-year-old Luke Smith may have died from Enterovirus D-68, there is as yet no evidence of it.
October 17, 2014
A federal judge has struck down Arizona's ban on gay marriage. Attorney General Tom Horne said he will not appeal the decision and county clerks of court began issuing marriage licenses immediately to same-sex couples.
October 17, 2014
Tom Forese and Doug Little admitting to breaking campaign finance laws and reached a $2,000 settlement with the Clean Elections Commission on Thursday.
October 17, 2014
Arizona's unemployment rate dropped to 6.9 percent in September, down from 7.1 percent in August.
October 16, 2014
Mark Grace will join the staff of new Arizona Diamondbacks manager Chip Hale as assistant hitting coach.
October 16, 2014
Two suspects were arrested last night in last week’s shooting of an Arizona Department of Public Safety Officer last Wednesday. Officials think the suspects were involved in other crimes.
October 16, 2014
Two women are weeping. A man dressed as a Disney dwarf arrives with a tea tray. References to Chekhov are made. It’s plain: We are watching a Christopher Durang play.
October 16, 2014
A handful of states have even reported the statewide average price is under $3 a gallon. In Arizona, it’s not there yet. AAA says the average across the state is about $3.15 per gallon.
October 16, 2014
Supporters of Arizona’s ban on same-sex marriage face an important deadline Thursday.
October 16, 2014
Two seats on the Arizona Corporation Commission are up for election in November, and with solar at the forefront special interest groups are spending big money in hopes of swaying the outcome.
October 16, 2014
A printing error is being blamed for hundreds of mismarked early ballots. The Maricopa County Recorder’s Office said some ballots had the wrong names on the return envelopes.
October 15, 2014
Four people, including the son and daughter-in-law of Sen. Jeff Flake, have been indicted on felony cruelty to animal charges after 21 dogs died at a Gilbert kennel.
October 15, 2014
When you live in Arizona, seeing big cats can be cause for excitement or alarm. For photographer Steve Winter, trailing big cats takes on a completely different meaning.
October 15, 2014
Last year, the city of Phoenix decided to work to become the first city in the U.S. to end chronic homelessness among veterans.
October 15, 2014
A first grader at Vistancia Elementary School in Peoria has died from a severe respiratory illness. Tests are being done to determine the cause.
October 15, 2014
The 2014 wildfire season was calm in Arizona, relatively speaking. 200,000 acres of grassland and forest burned, but prescribed burns also may help limit the outburst of catastrophic fires.
October 15, 2014
Award-winning investigative reporter Jana Bommersbach has written her first novel, though it treads on some familiar ground for Bommersbach.
October 15, 2014

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