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Ninth Circuit Hears Arguments On Same-Sex Marriage Bans
A federal appeals court in San Francisco heard oral arguments Monday on same-sex marriage bans in Idaho, Nevada and Hawaii. The court’s decision is likely to impact other state laws as well, including Arizona’s ban on same-sex marriage.
Sep. 8, 2014
Nevada Transportation Board Says I-11 Corridor Vital For Tesla Factory
The proposed Interstate 11 freeway that would connect Phoenix and Las Vegas has cleared another important hurdle. Nevada’s Transportation Board has passed a final feasibility study for the project and mapped out the direction the route would take between Vegas and Reno.
Sep. 8, 2014
Property Insurance Rates Unlikely To Rise After Record Rainfall
Valley homeowners and businesses may not see any hikes to property insurance premiums, but total economic impact of this week's freak storm is still unknown.
Sep. 8, 2014
More Flood Damage For South Phoenix Neighborhoods
The sun has poked through the clouds this afternoon, but more than five inches of rain fell over parts of the Valley today, according to the National Weather Service. That’s a single day record. Schools were closed, and so were roads, businesses and state government offices. And an area of South Phoenix is still recovering from flooding last month.
Sep. 8, 2014
Senate To Vote On Amendment To Give Congress, States Power Over Campaign Spending Limits
The U.S. Senate is expected to take an historic vote today on a proposed constitutional amendment that would give Congress and the states control over political campaign spending limits.
Sep. 8, 2014
Lawmakers Proposing Mandatory Background Checks For Hotel Workers
A Republican State Representative and a Democratic State Senator are proposing mandatory background checks for hotel workers in Arizona.
Sep. 8, 2014
Rain Sets Record For Phoenix; Mayor Warns Residents To Prepare For More Possible Flooding
Parts of Arizona are under emergency declarations after record-setting rainfall this morning. Storms that flooded roads and led to several water rescues set an all-time record for rainfall in Phoenix in a single day. Mayor Greg Stanton warns residents they need to be alert in case there’s more rain.
Sep. 8, 2014
Appeals Court To Hear Arguments On Same-Sex Marriage Bans
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments this afternoon on same-sex marriage bans in three states.
Sep. 8, 2014
Multiple Reasons Drive Decrease In Central Americans At The Border
People in South Texas are still catching their breath after the recent surge of illegal border crossers from Central America. That sudden spike has declined significantly since the peak of summer.
Sep. 8, 2014
TGen, ASU Concussion Research Continues Into Second Year
A year ago we reported on a partnership between ASU, the Translational Genomics Research Institute, or TGen, and football equipment maker Riddell to research impacts to the head. The research project has resumed for another season.
Sep. 8, 2014
Women
A recent analysis by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research shows Arizona has one of the lowest rates of employed women in the country.
Sep. 8, 2014
Tempe Sinkhole Indicative Of Larger Pipe Problems
Last week’s water main break in Tempe was a serious headache for commuters. But the cause of that break goes back 50 years.
Sep. 8, 2014
Movie Examines Illegal Immigration On Arizona Border
The film stars Eva Longoria, Michael Peña and Ed Harris, and was written by two Arizona natives.
Sep. 5, 2014
Agriculture Secretary Connects Ag, Renewable Energy
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke at Arizona State University on Thursday, describing the sustainability efforts between renewable energy and its relationship to agriculture.
Sep. 5, 2014
Shana Ellis Withdraws From Tempe Council Race
here’s a surprise change in the Tempe City Council race in the November General Election.
Sep. 5, 2014
Meetup Groups Help Single Parents In The Valley
In recent decades, there’s been a growing number of single-parent households. Some are the result or divorce or death. Others are by choice or even happenstance. But being without a spouse or partner doesn’t reduce the responsibility of raising children.
Sep. 5, 2014
Finding Love In The Library With Literary Speed Dating
If you’ve ever felt like you’d have better luck finding someone datable in a book than in real life, you may just find your new leading lady or gent at the Mesa Public Library’s speed dating event this weekend.
Sep. 5, 2014
Valley Unlikely To Be Disrupted By A National Disaster
From Superstorm Sandy to Hurricane Katrina to the recent earthquake in the Napa Valley, natural disasters have a huge impact on communities and their residents’ ability to get things done.
Sep. 5, 2014
Thousands Sign Up For Alzheimer
Researchers studying Alzheimer’s disease in Arizona recently celebrated a milestone — 40,000 people had signed up to take part in research studies.
Sep. 5, 2014
Self-published Photo Books On Display In Exhibit At Phoenix Art Museum
An exhibit of self-published photo books are on display at the Phoenix Art Museum.
Sep. 5, 2014

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