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Freeze Warning For Parts Of Western Arizona
Starting Saturday night, a hard freeze warning will go into effect for parts of Mohave County in Western Arizona. Justin Pullin is a meteorologist with the National Weather Service. He says temperatures will start to drop Friday.
Dec. 26, 2014
Greywater System Rebate Part Of Tempe Conservation Program
The city of Tempe wants to reduce the amount of water its residents use by as much as 600 million gallon. To help make that happen, the city is expanding its current initiatives and adding a new one.
Dec. 26, 2014
Juárez Man Offers Foot Massages To Weary Migrants
Feet are a symbolic part of practically every migrant’s story. The Mexican city of Juárez is no stranger to migrants, and it's where where one man has made it his mission to care for this particular body part.
Dec. 26, 2014
DUI Arrest Rates Down In 2014
Law enforcement officials in Arizona are reporting an increase in the number of sober designated drivers in traffic stops this year. Citations for driving under the influence are also down.
Dec. 26, 2014
Sunday To Be Busiest Travel Day At Sky Harbor Airport
It’s the peak of holiday travel season at Phoenix Sky Harbor. This time of year brings an additional 15,000 to 25,000 travelers to the airport.
Dec. 26, 2014
Celebrating The Winter Season Through Solstice
Today is Christmas - but this has been a time of celebration for thousands of years pre-dating Christianity.
Dec. 25, 2014
The Christmas Tradition Of Tamales
Tamales are a tradition for a lot of us in Arizona, whether we can make them ourselves or have to lean on the experts.
Dec. 25, 2014
Black Bear Captured In East Mesa Backyard
A black bear that roamed a rural area of east Mesa for the past few days has been captured. It's the same bear that eluded authorities in other parts of the East Valley earlier this week.
Dec. 25, 2014
Midwives Begin Using New Online Reporting System
The way midwives are regulated has been changing in Arizona in recent years, and now the state health department has created a new way for midwives to report outcomes from their care.
Dec. 25, 2014
 Immigrant In Tucson Leaves Sanctuary In Time For Christmas
Another undocumented immigrant in Arizona left sanctuary Wednesday. The man had been seeking protection from deportation at St. Francis in the Foothills Church in Tucson for several months.
Dec. 25, 2014
Tempe History Museum Exhibit Remembers City
Arizona’s musical tradition is long and storied, from the cowboy and cowgirl ballads of the territorial days all the way to rock artists like Jimmy Eat World. But Tempe in particular has had a reputation for incubating musical talent, especially in the 90s.
Dec. 25, 2014
 Study Finds Inconsistent Access To Plan B In Indian Country
Despite high incidence of sexual assault on the Navajo Nation, many women in Indian Country have been denied access to Plan B.
Dec. 25, 2014
Gosar, Republicans Now Majority Of Arizona
The 114th Congress will convene early next month, and Arizona Rep. Paul Gosar is hoping when it does, it will change the way it produces its annual spending plan.
Dec. 25, 2014
Drug Charges To Be Dismissed Against Sheriff
Prosecutors are seeking to dismiss drug charges against three former Maricopa County Sheriff’s officers, who are accused of being part of a cartel-connected drug smuggling ring.
Dec. 25, 2014
Did You Know: I-17 Tree Mysteriously Decorated Every Year
The holiday season is about celebrations and gift giving surprises. Well, there is a surprise Arizonans receive every holiday season. You may have noticed it on the way to northern Arizona.
Dec. 25, 2014
ADOT To Modernize US 60 Queen Creek Tunnel
Starting next year, the Arizona Department of Transportation will use a $1 million federal grant to modernize the Queen Creek Tunnel on U.S. 60. The tunnel, which was built in 1952, is part of ongoing effort to update the state’s highway system.
Dec. 25, 2014
Phoenix Police Officer Jason Schechterle Shares His Story Of Survival
Thirteen years ago on March 26, 2001, Phoenix police officer Jason Schechterle's Ford Crown Victoria patrol car was rear-ended by a taxi and burst into flames.
Dec. 24, 2014
Outgoing State House Minority Leader On Accomplishments, Disappointments
State House Minority Leader Chad Campbell is leaving the legislature after eight years. We asked Campbell about the biggest accomplishments and disappoints of those years and whether he’ll ever get back into politics.
Dec. 24, 2014
Producing Artistic Director Reflects On Nearly 20 Years At Actors Theatre Of Phoenix
Matthew Wiener has been producing artistic director of Actors Theatre of Phoenix for nearly 20 years. Wiener spoke about how rough the years have been since 2008 and how lucky he was to work with creative people every day.
Dec. 24, 2014
Jennifer Dokes On 30 Years In Arizona Newspapers, Connecting With Community
Jennifer Dokes worked for the Phoenix Gazette and the Arizona Republic for the past 30 years. But with dramatic changes going on at the newspaper, Dokes chose to leave earlier this month.
Dec. 24, 2014

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