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Name something or someone connected to Arizona. The Grand Canyon or maybe Barry Goldwater. A statue of an important person who once stood in our nation’s capitol now stands at the state library.
April 10, 2015
Peoria students will still have school five days a week. After eight weeks of debate, the Peoria Unified School District governing board decided Thursday to cut the $1.7 million in other ways.
April 09, 2015
With the spotlight on police shootings around the country, many departments are relying more heavily on so-called “less than lethal” force to subdue arrestees. New research shows the effects of tasers may last longer than previously thought.
April 09, 2015
It’s the road that separates the streets from the avenues. And it runs through some of Phoenix’s most well-known neighborhoods. We’ve been traveling up Central Avenue from South Mountain to North Mountain in our series “Central, PHX.”
April 09, 2015
Listen to the sounds of Seth Levine calling a square dance at Lost Leaf bar and gallery in downtown Phoenix.
April 09, 2015
The Scottsdale City Council recently moved to issue a request for qualifications to gauge interest in the concept of the Desert Discovery Center.
April 09, 2015
Grid Bike Share launched in November of last year, enabling Phoenicians to rent the apple-green bikes with that signature smiley face on the basket. Program officials say they’ve seen a steady increase in membership since the Super Bowl, with about 200 new members signing up each week.
April 09, 2015
The town of Ajo in southwestern Arizona has been working to transform itself into an arts community. Tracy Taft, executive director of the International Sonoran Desert Alliance said the town center screams arts and culture, with a plaza on two acres dating to the early 1900s.
April 09, 2015
This year’s Celebrity Fight Night that was held a few weeks ago raised about $7 million for charities, including the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center at Barrow Neurological Institute. But the charity also paid out a lot of money to its founder.
April 09, 2015
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton delivered his annual State of the City address Wednesday, but he did not mention the city’s projected fiscal troubles.
April 09, 2015
John Hoffner is Southwest News Editor for the Associated Press in Arizona and said in 2011 the sheriff’s office reopened several cases to try to get a handle on them.
April 09, 2015
According to the Yuma Police Department, more than one third of accidents last year were the result of distracted drivers.
April 09, 2015
A new report is showing an increase in the amount of roadside trash found along Valley highways.
April 09, 2015
Arizona is headed to federal court again to defend what could be an unconstitutional law aimed at protecting people from former lovers.
April 09, 2015
In an effort to attract more binational business, New Mexico will soon expand an overweight cargo zone at its southern border.
April 09, 2015
If you’re heading north toward Payson this weekend, plan for an extra long trip up State Route 87.
April 09, 2015
Because of more than $100 million dollars in budget cuts to K-12 public schools across Arizona, many districts are facing tough decisions and the Peoria Unified School District is one of them. The district was considering going to a four day school week, but may be looking at other options.
April 09, 2015
The Maricopa County Attorney is asking the Arizona Supreme Court to depublish the Court of Appeals ruling in the Debra Milke case. Depublishing an opinion means it can’t be cited in future cases.
April 08, 2015
The city of Tucson is being sued over the way it elects its city council members. The plaintiffs in the case say the current system violates the 14th amendment, diluting their voting power.
April 08, 2015
John McCain was first elected to the U.S. Senate in 1986. Now, he’s hoping Arizona voters will send him back 30 years later.
April 08, 2015

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