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A judge has upheld a ban on uranium mining on federal lands that surround Grand Canyon National Park. The ruling prohibits new mining in the area for 20 years, but work can continue at a few existing claims.
September 30, 2014
A Texas man will spend two and a half years in a federal prison here in Arizona, for a five-year tax fraud scheme.
September 30, 2014
ASU is getting almost $4 million in federal grants under a program that aims to keep college affordable and increase quality.
September 30, 2014
National and local wildlife conservationists say the number of California condors treated for lead poisoning in Arizona and Utah dropped last year.
September 30, 2014
Twenty-five hospitals in the Banner Health Network including all Arizona locations are starting visitor restrictions to contain Enterovirus D68.
September 30, 2014
A former NFL and University of Arizona kicker has been sentenced to probation for his role in damaging a restaurant space he leased from the school.
September 29, 2014
Phoenix and the Valley continue to mop up following another strong storm that hit over the weekend. The fast-moving winds created more problems than the water.
September 29, 2014
The fire at a Federal Aviation Administration’s Chicago air traffic control center on Friday has caused major problems for airlines. American Airlines and U.S. Airways officials say it had to cancel 1,400 flights system-wide over the weekend.
September 29, 2014
City councilmembers in Tempe have approved a new water conservation goal. Officials hope the effort will save more than 600 million gallons of water by 2020.
September 29, 2014
The Department of Veterans Affairs has reached settlements with three employees who filed whistleblower retaliation complaints in Phoenix. Each of the employees will continue to work within the VA system.
September 29, 2014
Phoenix is one of the most expensive places to overdraw your account and get money from an out of network ATM. That's according to a new survey released by Bankrate.com.
September 29, 2014
After a 5 year hiring freeze, the Phoenix police Department has announced it will hire 300 new officers over the next three years. Applicants took the first steps toward becoming officers this weekend.
September 29, 2014
Valley officials are continuing to press the NCAA to choose Phoenix as the site of its men’s basketball championship later this decade.
September 29, 2014
There were fewer fires than usual but because of the Slide Fire, last June, the number of acres burned was higher than normal.
September 29, 2014
Pima County officials say the number of people dying while crossing the border into the Arizona desert is down from previous years.
September 29, 2014
A Casa Grande woman has been sentenced for defrauding the federal government of more than $400,000.
September 29, 2014
The storm that slammed the Valley Saturday was officially a record setter. According to the National Weather Service, Sky Harbor Airport had record rainfall for the date.
September 29, 2014
Education was the focus of a debate Sunday night between the top two candidates to replace Jan Brewer as Arizona governor.
September 29, 2014
The Physician Payments Sunshine Act, part of the Affordable Care Act, requires pharmaceutical and medical device companies to report payments of more than $10 to doctors and hospitals to Medicare who will oversee this system.
September 29, 2014
A program that would add police officers in Tucson schools is on hold because of Arizona’s immigration law.
September 29, 2014

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