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The idea of re-purposing empty detention centers is catching on in Arizona as the rate of juvenile crime and detention populations continue to fall.
Oct. 9, 2017
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Another must win at home for the Diamondbacks who return to Phoenix Monday night trying to stave off the Dodgers in game 3 of their National League Division series.
Oct. 9, 2017
Rafting down the Colorado River
The National Park Service has awarded a rafting contract for the Colorado River to a subsidiary of concessionaire giant Aramark — and took the deal away from an Arizona company that has long offered rafting.
Oct. 9, 2017
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The state's second largest community college district has joined Maricopa Community College's argument for providing in-state tuition to DACA recipients.
Oct. 9, 2017
Mexico Earthquake
Shootings, earthquakes, hurricanes, fires - all of these catastrophic experiences affect many in the world. In Mexico City, where a massive quake killed hundreds, plenty of people are learning to cope emotionally with tragedies.
Oct. 9, 2017
Latino Cultural Center
Building a new Latino Cultural Center in Phoenix will cost more than what the city has set aside, according to a recently released feasibility study.
Oct. 9, 2017
Federal authorities have been watching the baggage claim area at Tucson International Airport for the past three years, looking for passengers they suspect are working as money couriers for drug traffickers.
Oct. 9, 2017
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The compiled data could eventually be used to help manage and predict groundwater loss in the future.
Oct. 9, 2017
The federal government awarded Gallup, New Mexico $1.5 million for its detox center, which borders the Navajo Nation.
Oct. 9, 2017
Phoenix City Hall
Confusion over a marketing partnership between the city of Phoenix and a private company is leading to changes.
Oct. 9, 2017
Phoenix City Council
Phoenix is looking to outsource daily operations of its most popular low-income housing program. The move will lead to an annual contract worth up to $1 million.
Oct. 9, 2017
Indigenous Peoples Day
On Monday, Oct. 9 many cities across the United States will opt to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day over Columbus Day.
Oct. 9, 2017
health
Stroke is on the rise and hitting people at a younger age than ever before.
Oct. 9, 2017
This year’s Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to three men, but the detection of gravitational waves was the work of a thousand scientists and students – 10 of them from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott.
Oct. 9, 2017
The Arizona Lottery is offering refunds or exchanges for certain tickets after a machine that generates the winning numbers selected the same set for consecutive games.
Oct. 8, 2017
Benchmark Electronics estimates it will add about 500 jobs to the Valley in the next five years and break ground on its new headquarters before the end of the year.
Oct. 7, 2017
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Arizona has long been a destination for older Americans with its pristine retirement communities. But aging in America isn’t what it used to be. It’s expensive and sometimes isolating. This series aims to explore the reality of an aging society. The aging issue isn’t going away — so let's talk about it.
Oct. 7, 2017
Saguaro National Park near Tucson wants the public’s help to find out who vandalized a saguaro cactus, which appeared to have been shot multiple times. The incident carries a steep penalty with a fine of up to $5,000, and even jail time.
Oct. 6, 2017
Arizona congressman Paul Gosar is accusing a liberal activist of conspiring with Nazis, hinting George Soros was behind the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville that turned violent this summer.
Oct. 6, 2017
A tax preparation and immigration service business that previously operated with offices in Phoenix, Tucson, and other locations throughout Arizona has been charged with 27 counts of filing false information with the Internal Revenue Service.
Oct. 6, 2017

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