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Hundreds of firefighters were pouring into northern Arizona on Wednesday to battle a wind-whipped wildfire burning in scenic Oak Creek Canyon near Slide Rock State Park.
May 21, 2014
Attorney General Tom Horne will defend himself against a new election law complaint without an outside lawyer.
May 21, 2014
Not too long ago the only personal information you could find about your doctor was the diploma hanging on the exam room wall.
May 21, 2014
Environmental groups say they’re cautiously optimistic about the state of the Four-Forest Restoration Initiative. The common goal of fire-risk reduction is keeping the program’s stake holders playing nice.
May 21, 2014
The federal government announced plans Tuesday to keep forests in the Southwest from burning out of control.
May 21, 2014
Phoenix City Council gave initial approval Tuesday to a $1.2 billion budget for the next fiscal year starting in July. Despite a massive deficit, it does not cut any city services and speeds up efforts to hire firefighters and police officers.
May 20, 2014
A 100-acre brush fire sparked by a vehicle now is 20 percent contained but Interstate 17 near Cordes Junction remains closed in both directions.
May 20, 2014
A wildfire near Slide Rock State Park in Oak Creek Canyon has forced the evacuations of some businesses and homes north of the area.
May 20, 2014
Tuesday is the first day to buy some kinds of fireworks in Arizona. But a new state law defines what fireworks are allowed in the state.
May 20, 2014
Some University of Arizona graduates are complaining about overcrowding, long waits and lack of water at the school's 150th Commencement Ceremony.
May 20, 2014
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne has been given more time to pay back $400,000 in donations for his 2010 campaign for office.
May 20, 2014
State Senator Steve Gallardo is dropping out of the race to represent Arizona's Seventh Congressional District. The Phoenix Democrat will instead run for an open seat on the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors.
May 20, 2014
One of President Barack Obama’s closest advisers is headed to Phoenix on Thursday, to meet with top officials at the VA Medical Center.
May 20, 2014
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is urging people in southeastern Arizona to be "bear aware" after some recent incidents involving bears in campgrounds and residential areas.
May 20, 2014
Arizona politics is nothing to laugh about. Especially when you’re viewing the action from three feet off the playground.
May 20, 2014
After months of negotiation and more than twenty budget hearings, the Phoenix City Council is poised to vote on the budget on Tuesday.
May 20, 2014
The U.S. Senate held a hearing in Chicago on Monday to discuss the issue of immigrant military enlistment. Those who testified urged Republican leaders in Congress to allow a vote on comprehensive immigration reform.
May 19, 2014
Flight 142 to Wichita, Kansas, was getting ready for departure Monday afternoon when Federal Aviation Administration officials say the pilot smelled some sort of chemical.
May 19, 2014
A proposed ordinance that would impose new rules on owners of blighted golf courses will be discussed at a public meeting at Phoenix city hall Tuesday. The measure comes up as a neighborhood group tries to save a golf course in Ahwatukee.
May 19, 2014
After a string of fatal wrong-way driver crashes in Phoenix, state highway safety officials held an emergency meeting over the weekend to discuss ways to keep more Arizona drivers safe. In the past six days, seven people have died after being hit by a wrong-way driver.
May 19, 2014

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