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States Work To Meet Renewable Energy Standards
A renewable energy power plant has started generating electricity in northwest New Mexico. It uses wind to create power for PNM one of New Mexico’s largest utilities.
Jan. 2, 2015
Money Laundering Fears Cost Some Border Businesses Their Bank Accounts
Some U.S. banks are closing the accounts of certain customers to stay in line with anti-money laundering regulations. But it’s taking a toll on legitimate border business.
Jan. 2, 2015
Cold Temps Beneficial For Yuma Crops
Not everyone is complaining about the cold weather covering Arizona, and you may be surprised to hear it’s not just ski resorts. Lower temperatures may be helping Yuma produce growers.
Jan. 2, 2015
ASU Researchers To Send Worm To Space
Early next year, SpaceX is scheduled to launch, headed to the International Space Station. And among all the cargo and everything else on that mission — will be a worm.
Jan. 1, 2015
Heard Museum Exhibit Explores Games And Sports Among American Indians
A new exhibit at the Heard Museum looks at the evolution of games and sports among American Indians and their participation in professional sports.
Jan. 1, 2015
Home Energy Audit Could Lower Costs For Consumers
If it weren’t for air conditioning, most of us probably wouldn’t live in the Valley. However, climate control is one of the main contributors to electric bills. And as winter approaches, heating costs can add to that burden.
Jan. 1, 2015
Going Behind The Scenes At Cold Stone Creamery
We had what was easily the toughest assignment of either of our careers, touring and tasting our way through the heart of Cold Stone Creamery. But, never fear, they did not just let us loose among the pints.
Jan. 1, 2015
Navajo Nation To Hold Special Election Next Summer
The Navajo Nation will hold a special election for the tribal presidency next summer. The move comes after the Nov. 4 general election was postponed.
Jan. 1, 2015
NYE Shots-Fired Calls Down
Shannon’s Law, named for 14-year-old Shannon Smith who was killed by a stray bullet, makes it a felony to shoot a gun in the air. Despite the stiff penalty, celebratory gunfire is still a problem. But the number of incidents over New Year’s Eve was down.
Jan. 1, 2015
Heavy Snow Falls In Cottonwood And Sedona
A major winter storm swept through much of the state Wednesday, dumping plenty of snow across Arizona. While it wasn’t unusual for places like Flagstaff to get as much snow as it did, snow fell in places that typically don’t see that much white stuff.
Jan. 1, 2015
Annual Rainfall Totals In Phoenix Area Normal
2014 started out pretty dry across the state. That is, until the monsoon season kicked in. But several rain events, including September’s rainstorm which flooded one Valley freeway and several neighborhoods, helped make up for some of the shortfalls.
Jan. 1, 2015
AAA Anticipates Low Gas Prices Through 2015
2014 has been a great year as far as gas prices are concerned. So as we roll into 2015, will the low prices continue on?
Jan. 1, 2015
With Low Fuel Prices, Airlines May Pass On Savings To Passengers in 2015
Gas prices are expected to continue to fall in 2015, which could mean airlines might start lowering fares.
Jan. 1, 2015
People With PTSD Eligible For Medical Marijuana Card In 2015
People with post-traumatic stress disorder are eligible for a medical marijuana card in Arizona starting Jan. 1, but the Arizona Department of Health isn’t expecting a big increase in applicants.
Jan. 1, 2015
Arizona Minimum Wage Increases With New Year
The minimum wage increases slightly in Arizona to $8.05 an hour starting in the New Year. Some workers will be receiving an additional 15 cents an hour.
Jan. 1, 2015
Arizona Looks Ahead To News Stories Of 2015
Arizona says goodbye to 2014 with some sentimentality, but we can look forward to a few evolving news stories in the New Year. 2015 will bring some significant changes to the state.
Dec. 31, 2014
Brooklyn Nine-Nine
If you've watched the award-winning Fox sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine, then you know comedian and actress Chelsea Peretti. Along with her acting, Peretti has been a writer for Parks and Recreation.
Dec. 31, 2014
Year In Review And A Look Ahead With Karina Bland, Chip Scutari
Arizona Republic columnist Karina Bland and Chip Scutari of Scutari and Cieslak Public Relations review 2014 in Arizona and look ahead to 2015.
Dec. 31, 2014
Jenny Mollen Wants You To Follow Her On Twitter
Mollen is the author of “I Like You Just The Way I Am.” It’s a very open - some might say graphic — account of her life, her marriage to actor Jason Biggs and growing up in Phoenix.
Dec. 31, 2014
New DHS Enforcement Priorities Lead To Release Of 200 From Immigration Custody In Arizona
Nationwide, 618 people had been released as of Dec. 27 after their cases were reviewed, according to Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Among those who remain a priority for deportation are serious criminal offenders and others who pose a significant threat to public safety.
Dec. 31, 2014

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