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Every February for the last 60 years, thousands of people line up in the early morning hours to be the first to get into the Exhibit Building at the Arizona State Fairgrounds.
Feb. 12, 2016
Concerns about chemical warfare hang over many of the battles currently taking place around the world — including in Syria. But using gases and toxins in warfare is hardly new.
Feb. 12, 2016
The signing of SB 1070 by then-Gov. Jan Brewer highlighted Arizona as a state that was determined to pass legislation that was meant to be tough on undocumented immigrants.
Feb. 12, 2016
It’s possible you haven’t seen a dried gourd since Thanksgiving, when they’re used in abundance as centerpieces, but in Casa Grande gourds are a big deal right now thanks to an annual gourd festival held there.
Feb. 12, 2016
Arizona lawmakers are debating whether to allow electronic billboards through most of La Paz and Mohave Counties. Current law only allows them along a corridor from Phoenix towards California along I-10 and I-8.
Feb. 12, 2016
New rules in Flagstaff will change the way people keep what some consider barnyard animals their backyard.
Feb. 12, 2016
The Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival is celebrating its 20th year. It starts on Sunday. This year, organizers are touting a trio of Holocaust-related movies that are appropriate for younger viewers.
Feb. 12, 2016
For the past few years, the Metro Light Rail has connected downtown Phoenix to Valley cities. For local travelers this has been a new mode of transportation for the Valley. Well, it isn’t.
Feb. 12, 2016
Three years ago Monday, a meteor exploded about 16 miles above the Siberian city of Chelyabinsk, injuring more than 1,000 people. Since then, researchers have been working to learn more about that rock.
Feb. 12, 2016
Two measures working their way through the Arizona Legislature would ask voters to make changes to agencies they’ve previously voted to set up.
Feb. 12, 2016
Last summer, we visited a North Phoenix RV Park where residents complained of a smell from a recycling plant so caustic it was affecting their health and well being. Even though the plant has stopped operations, many say they still haven't gotten relief.
Feb. 12, 2016
Geocaching is an outdoor treasure hunt, where people hide an object and invite others to find it using the global positioning system (GPS).
Feb. 12, 2016
The package is designed to address the fact that the obligations of the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System exceed its assets by more than $6 billion.
Feb. 12, 2016
Rep. Jay Lawrence believes some cities are not complying with a provision requiring police to determine the immigration status of anyone they stop.
Feb. 12, 2016
Customers with the Salt River Project are getting more of their power from the sun. One of the largest solar plants in central Arizona just turned on as part of a push by state utilities to use renewable energy.
Feb. 12, 2016
A probe of a mine waste accident in Colorado that fouled rivers in three states with arsenic, lead and other toxic substances has found further evidence that government workers knew a spill from the gold mine was possible.
Feb. 12, 2016
Glendale police believe two fifteen year old girls died in a murder-suicide at Independence High School Friday morning. Authorities have identified them as 10th graders, but will not release their names.
Feb. 12, 2016
The Administrative Office of the Courts says 45 other states already have credentialing programs for court interpreters.
Feb. 12, 2016
New research from Northern Arizona University found signs of increased aging in the cells of married people who say they don’t receive emotional support from their spouse.
Feb. 12, 2016
Phoenix hit 85 degrees on Thursday to break the previous record of 83, set in 1951.
Feb. 12, 2016

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