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Thirsty Texas is looking to its neighbor states for water. Oklahoma has been the target of Texas water grabs and now the Lone Star State is looking to the Land of Enchantment.
December 16, 2013
New Mexico has a drug problem. The state routinely holds close to the top position nationally for overdose deaths. No one has a clear reason why – some say poverty or unemployment, or easy access to drugs along distribution routes north.
December 16, 2013
Former astronaut Mark Kelley used the anniversary of the Newtown shootings this weekend to speak out about the lack of progress on gun control in Congress.
December 16, 2013
A federal appeals court may be poised to void a decision by Governor Brewer that denies driver’s licenses to those in the Obama administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA.)
December 16, 2013
Arizona Senator John McCain joined anti-government protesters in Ukraine over the weekend to support their European ambitions and threatening sanctions against the country’s government, should it use additional violence to disperse the protesters.
December 16, 2013
Saturday is the one year anniversary of the mass shooting in Connecticut, when 20 children and six staff members were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School. With the memory still fresh in Arizona, students and teachers here have mixed opinions about the potential for gun violence at school.
December 14, 2013
Last November, Arizona wildlife officials began a program to re-introduce bighorn sheep to the Santa Catalina mountains north of Tucson. Thirty-one of the iconic animals were trucked in from a wilderness area, fitted with tracking devices and offloaded into the mountains. But shortly thereafter, another iconic creature, the native mountain lion, stalked and killed two of the bighorns. Then those mountain lions were shot and killed by Arizona Game and Fish.
December 13, 2013
Two Arizona bus companies are out of business because of a federal investigation into motor coach safety.
December 13, 2013
Next Wednesday, Arizona State University will hold its Hispanic convocation, and the address will be given by a journalist who is best known for his nationally-sydnicated "Ask a Mexican" column.
December 13, 2013
The assumption used to be that every community was going to have a chronically homeless population. How could you possibly get people off the streets?
December 13, 2013
Arizona’s Medicaid expansion plan will have its first day in court Friday afternoon.
December 13, 2013
Come New Year’s Day, Arizonans could have a better sense of what it costs to see the doctor. Earlier this year, state lawmakers approved a measure requiring many hospitals and physician practices to make available lists of how much their most common procedures cost for patients who pay out of pocket.
December 13, 2013
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton is urging residents to donate money to low-income schools in the city and take a tax credit in the process.
December 13, 2013
CityScape is home to one of the Valley’s outdoor holiday rinks, but it is not the only one. Even though wintertime in the Valley does not generally include snow or even temperatures that would allow snow to stick on the ground, you can still pretend you are skating around that massive tree at Rockefeller Center without leaving Phoenix.
December 13, 2013
You may have walked around the wetlands in the West Valley. The area is surrounded by birds, petroglyphs and a hiking spot, but there is more to this place than meets the eye.
December 13, 2013
The top game being developed by the defunct video game company of former Diamondbacks pitcher Curt Schilling failed to sell at an auction this week.
December 13, 2013
Attorneys for Gov. Jan Brewer want a judge to kick out a lawsuit challenging the Medicaid expansion Brewer spearheaded. The challenge comes from fellow Republicans.
December 13, 2013
A special legislative panel voted Thursday cut the number of state income tax brackets. But some lawmakers are concerned about what comes next.
December 13, 2013
Look for temperatures to dip a few degrees Friday and Saturday before bouncing up early next week. Additionally, parts of the state will see some rain and snow.
December 13, 2013
It’s going to cost slightly more to fill up your vehicle this weekend. The statewide average price of gas is $3.15 a gallon this morning.
December 13, 2013

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