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Town Of Jerome Wants To Ban Short-Term Vacation Rentals
The town of Jerome is known for a lot of things: a raucous past, ghosts, wine and historic homes. Many of those homes have been available as short term vacation rentals – until now. Officials recently told homeowners they’re in violation of Jerome’s planning and zoning regulations.
May 18, 2015
 Arizona Marine Killed In Nepal Crash Was Excited About Move
A U.S. Marine from Phoenix who died in a helicopter crash in earthquake-ravaged Nepal was looking forward to starting a new chapter in California, his mother said Sunday.
May 18, 2015
 Phoenix City Council To Consider Proposed Health Project
Phoenix may allow Arizona State University and a private-sector partner to use city-owned land for a health care-focused project in downtown.
May 18, 2015
Arizona Schools Chief Suing Board of Education For Control
Arizona's schools chief moved her ongoing power struggle with the state Board of Education into court Friday.
May 18, 2015
Fewer Kids In Arizonas WIC Program Are Overweight
Fewer children in the state’s Women, Infants, and Children supplemental nutrition program are overweight and obese.
May 18, 2015
ASU Study: Climate Change Threatens Western Power Grid
As the West gets hotter and water is more scarce, generating electricity will become more difficult. Along with hydropower, many power plants using fossil fuels also require water, an issue in a severe drought.
May 18, 2015
Did You Know: Maricopa County Emergency Management Facility Was Originally A Fall-Out Shelter
Remember the big storms we had last fall? Those are examples of emergency situations where our local government works around the clock to ensure safety. Well, most often those problems aren’t handled in government office buildings.
May 15, 2015
What Is The Influence Of Virtual Flag Desecration?
Last month, a college student in Georgia challenged young people to post videos of themselves defacing the American flag. Then an Eastern Arizona man responded by posting a video on Facebook calling for people to get a flag and display it proudly.
May 15, 2015
Why So Many Republican Presidential Candidates Are Visiting Arizona
The Valley has seen visits from projected Republican presidential candidates Jeb Bush, Rand Paul, Marco Rubio and Carly Fiorina.
May 15, 2015
Phoenix Boutique Offers Free Clothing To Transgender Youth
A new clothing boutique that aims to serve transgender youth recently opened in downtown Phoenix. I Have a Dream Shoe and Clothing Boutique opened in March.
May 15, 2015
City Of Phoenix Says Budget Is Balanced, But Some Arent Sure
Next Tuesday, the Phoenix City Council will vote on a final budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year.
May 15, 2015
Cactus-Drink Consumers To Get Checks After $3M Settlement With Scottsdale Company
Half a million people who bought a cactus-based drink from a Scottsdale company will soon be getting checks in the mail. This comes after a lawsuit alleging that the company Trivita touted bogus health claims.
May 15, 2015
New Heard Museum Exhibit Explores Super Heroes In Native American Culture
A new exhibit opening at the Heard Museum is called “Super Heroes: Art! Action! Adventure!”
May 15, 2015
Is Scottsdale Losing Its Old West Appeal?
Is the self-described West’s Most Western Town losing its western-ness?
May 15, 2015
New Accessibility Icon Sparks Conversations About Other Alternative Icons
This week, Phoenix unveiled a new icon for disability accessibility.
May 15, 2015
Grand Canyons Kolb Studio Renovation Cost About $500K
Miriam Robbins is director of marketing for the Grand Canyon Association, which raised most of the money for the project.
May 15, 2015
The History Of Grand Canyons Kolb Studio
In the early 1900s, two brothers, Emery and Ellsworth Kolb, saw an economic opportunity at the Grand Canyon. But it didn’t come without constant determination — much like the Kolb Studio itself, which has clung to the side of the Grand Canyon for more than a century.
May 15, 2015
Phoenix Mosque, Muslim Community Deal With Backlash After Texas Shooting
Shortly after a shooting earlier this month at an event featuring cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed in Garland, Texas, authorities determined the two suspects had attended a mosque in Phoenix.
May 15, 2015
Peoria Unified School District Governing Board Passes Budget Override Ballot Measure
The fate of a 13-percent budget override for the Peoria Unified School District is now in the hands of area voters. The district’s governing board voted unanimously Thursday to put the question on the November 3 ballot.
May 15, 2015
WNBA Suspends Brittney Griner, Glory Johnson 7 Games Each
The WNBA has suspended Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson seven games each because of their domestic violence arrest last month.
May 15, 2015

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