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Sit on the sidelines of a contra dance and first thing you’ll probably notice are the long lines of dancers. The second? The smiles – constant – and on almost everyone’s face.
October 24, 2014
Whenever I have friends or family come to town to visit, without fail one of the first things they say is how brown the Valley is, and they’re not just talking about the landscape.
October 24, 2014
Arizona has a reputation as a good place to retire. But not everyone who retires wants to stop working.
October 24, 2014
As the state of Arizona faces another huge budget deficit, some advocates say the state could save by spending less on the Department of Corrections.
October 24, 2014
Halloween is one week away with its scary traditions, tricks and treats. This is also the season for Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead.
October 24, 2014
Last month, the Arizona Department of Transportation released the final environmental impact statement for a proposed South Mountain Freeway that moves the freeway creation process closer to the fast lane.
October 24, 2014
How well are colleges and universities doing in helping students be sexually healthy?
October 24, 2014
Many amputees played sports before losing an arm or leg and are still passionate post-amputation. That’s why the new Stand Up Amputee Basketball League at the Sports and Fitness Center for Persons with Disabilities —or SpoFit— in Phoenix was created.
October 24, 2014
The Governor’s Council on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response had its first meeting Friday morning – Governor Brewer set up the panel earlier this week, to make sure the state was ready to deal with Ebola and other infectious diseases.
October 24, 2014
Voters have until 5 p.m. Friday to request an early ballot for the Nov. 4 election. After that, they’ll have until October 30 to return those ballots.
October 24, 2014
The Steinegger Lodging House is on Monroe, between Central Avenue and First Street, and it’s frankly not much to look at. But Rob Melikian, who describes himself as a hopeful historic preservationist, says it’s what’s on the inside that counts.
October 24, 2014
It’s one of the most recognizable mountains in Phoenix. Perched on one of its peaks is a visitor’s stop with a magnificent view of the Valley.
October 24, 2014
Records show Gov. Jan Brewer fired her Department of Administration director a day after a female employee complained that he had made inappropriate comments.
October 24, 2014
As the sun set on a recent weekday evening, a group of firefighters were navigating through a North Phoenix neighborhood. They were going door to door in opposition to Proposition 487.
October 24, 2014
Documents released by Merrimack, New Hampshire-based GT Advanced Technologies on Thursday show the company will exit the glass-making business and try to sell the furnaces.
October 24, 2014
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery is asking a federal appeals court to delay a ruling that allows immigrants accused of certain crimes to be released on bail.
October 24, 2014
Arizona gas prices have fallen to their lowest level in nearly a year and are close to a three-year low, according to AAA Arizona.
October 24, 2014
An employee of the Maricopa County Clerk of the Superior Court has been transferred to another department after refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples on religious grounds.
October 24, 2014
The Arizona Game and Fish Department says hunters and residents will see higher numbers of ducks and waterfowl this year.
October 24, 2014
Arizona State University's latest housing report shows buyer demand remained low in August, and federal regulators are hoping changes to mortgage rules will offer a boost.
October 24, 2014

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