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An Arizona summer is hard enough on humans. But what about for animals in captivity at the zoo? How do the creatures — and humans who take care of them and manage the attraction — adapt to a long, hot summer in the Valley?
Sep. 4, 2015
The 500,000-pound slab — weighing more than many jumbo jets — began to crack last week in what the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation attributes to erosion that is typical for that type of rock.
Sep. 4, 2015
The lake is popular destination on a long weekend. Boaters on Lake Havasu will see a new feature on some beaches that might help save a life.
Sep. 4, 2015
The Arizona Cardinals won their final pre-season game beating the Broncos in Denver 22-20. But they did so without the NFL's first female coaching intern on the sidelines as she had been for the team's first three exhibtion games.
Sep. 4, 2015
Pollster Mike Noble said 46 percent of those surveyed also said they planned to sign a petition to recall Arizona Superintendent Diane Douglas, while 28 percent said they definitely would not.
Sep. 4, 2015
Dr. Joseph Sirven sees patients in Queen Creek, Las Vegas, Yuma, and Flagstaff without ever leaving Scottsdale. Welcome to the new reality of healthcare — telemedicine.
Sep. 4, 2015
Hundreds of inmates at a state prison in northern Arizona have gotten ill in the past 48 hours, and the Arizona Department of Corrections says it's working with health officials to identify the cause.
Sep. 4, 2015
State environment officials say tourists heading to Lake Powell for the Labor Day holiday need not worry about the quality of the water following a mine spill.
Sep. 4, 2015
The mayor of the small Arizona town of Guadalupe has been ordered to pay nearly $5,500 in restitution in a food stamp fraud case.
Sep. 4, 2015
A judge has approved a nearly two-month-old settlement ending a lawsuit by the U.S. Justice Department that alleged several civil rights violations against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office.
Sep. 4, 2015
Stephanie Leco hit a paleontology jackpot this summer with the discovery of a jaw bone from a long-snouted fish at Petrified Forest known to exist more than 220 million years ago.
Sep. 4, 2015
A prosecutor says an executive who oversaw procurement for the Arizona Medicaid program may have skimmed more than $10 million through an elaborate scheme over the past nine years.
Sep. 4, 2015
Colon cancer is the third most common form of cancer in the United States and it can spread quickly if undetected. Now, ASU research has identified what may trigger the cancer to spread.
Sep. 4, 2015
If you read Buzzfeed, or if you’re a Millennial, you may have noticed a Buzzfeed listicle posted on social media.
Sep. 3, 2015
Arizona’s military operations account for a $9 billion economic impact on the state. That’s one of the reasons people are working to make sure bases are protected from encroachment.
Sep. 3, 2015
Students with autism have a new place to take classes.
Sep. 3, 2015
Education advocates gathered Thursday at the state capitol. They want Gov. Doug Ducey and the state legislature to call a special session to resolve the issue of inflation funding to schools.
Sep. 3, 2015
Mayor Jim Lane discusses his opposition of a proposed Scottsdale law protecting members of the LGBT community.
Sep. 3, 2015
A new partnership was agreed to late last month between the Maricopa Association of Governments and Mexico’s biggest industrial chamber group.
Sep. 3, 2015
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto surprised some observers by combining a positive tone — typical of these kinds of speeches — with a dose of realism, including acknowledging the country’s crime and corruption problems.
Sep. 3, 2015

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