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It has been two days since record rainfall in the Valley flooded freeways, prompted evacuations and closed schools. But for some communities, the clean up is just beginning.
Sep. 10, 2014
The City of Phoenix will open two recovery information centers Thursday to help residents affected by Monday’s record-setting rainfall and damaging floods.
Sep. 9, 2014
The Navajo Nation requires its presidential candidates to speak fluent Navajo. One of the two candidates who won last month’s primary admits that he doesn't.
Sep. 9, 2014
More than 400 homes are still without power in Mesa and streets and retention ponds are filled with water. Emergency services hopes to get power restored this afternoon.
Sep. 9, 2014
Arizona health officials are preparing for a potential mosquito infestation after this week’s heavy rainfall. A lot of standing water encourages the pests to breed and that’s raising concerns about spread of West Nile Virus.
Sep. 9, 2014
Governor Jan Brewer said the U.S. Small Business Administration has approved her request for a Physical Disaster Declaration after last month’s storms.
Sep. 9, 2014
A Phoenix church is cleaning up after yesterday’s storm. Its worship room was flooded and almost everything inside was destroyed.
Sep. 9, 2014
Oncology research has a strong presence here in the Valley, and a local doctor has been elected to lead a national oncology organization.
Sep. 9, 2014
A lawyer for the state of Arizona told a federal judge on Monday it’s too bad, but not illegal, that the state will not recognize a Green Valley man as the survivor of the man he legally married in California.
Sep. 9, 2014
For the first time since the early 1990s, Salt River Project has canceled all the water orders for its customers through Wednesday.
Sep. 9, 2014
At least two people were killed in the rushing floodwaters from Monday's storms.
Sep. 9, 2014
The latest figures show only about one in four Arizona voters cast a ballot in the primary election.
Sep. 9, 2014
Federal safety investigators say an air ambulance that crashed, killing four people last month, got the wrong fuel when it filled up at a New Mexico airport.
Sep. 9, 2014
Severe flooding shut down interstates, stranded motorists and caused huge traffic backups around the Valley on Monday. But despite the problems, the Maricopa County Flood Control District’s 140 structures and 22 dams were operating normally.
Sep. 8, 2014
A federal appeals court in San Francisco heard oral arguments Monday on same-sex marriage bans in Idaho, Nevada and Hawaii. The court’s decision is likely to impact other state laws as well, including Arizona’s ban on same-sex marriage.
Sep. 8, 2014
The proposed Interstate 11 freeway that would connect Phoenix and Las Vegas has cleared another important hurdle. Nevada’s Transportation Board has passed a final feasibility study for the project and mapped out the direction the route would take between Vegas and Reno.
Sep. 8, 2014
Valley homeowners and businesses may not see any hikes to property insurance premiums, but total economic impact of this week's freak storm is still unknown.
Sep. 8, 2014
The sun has poked through the clouds this afternoon, but more than five inches of rain fell over parts of the Valley today, according to the National Weather Service. That’s a single day record. Schools were closed, and so were roads, businesses and state government offices. And an area of South Phoenix is still recovering from flooding last month.
Sep. 8, 2014
The U.S. Senate is expected to take an historic vote today on a proposed constitutional amendment that would give Congress and the states control over political campaign spending limits.
Sep. 8, 2014
A Republican State Representative and a Democratic State Senator are proposing mandatory background checks for hotel workers in Arizona.
Sep. 8, 2014

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