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Making Golf Cool Again
Less than a decade ago, golf’s popularity had left stereotypes behind. Its country-club reputation had morphed into something a lot more mainstream.
Aug. 29, 2014
How Can Law Enforcement Agencies Reflect The Communities They Serve?
The city of Phoenix is going to try to reduce a shortfall of law enforcement officers by hiring at least three hundred new police over the next three years.
Aug. 29, 2014
Peoria Special Election Date To Be Determined
The date for the Mesquite District Peoria City Council special election will be set this week.
Aug. 29, 2014
The City Of Santa Fe Celebrates The 90th Anniversary Of Zozobra
The annual burning of Zozobra will be held in northern New Mexico tonight. This is the 90th straight year the 50 foot marionette, also known as Old Man Gloom, will be set on fire in Santa Fe.
Aug. 29, 2014
Arizona Game And Fish Department Seeks Information In Shooting Of Desert Tortoise
Officials at the Arizona Game and Fish Department are investigating the shooting of a desert tortoise, a protected species.
Aug. 29, 2014
Resident Petitions Scottsdale To Regulate Sober-Living Homes
A quiet Scottsdale neighborhood has become the most recent location to deal with the growing issue of sober-living homes.
Aug. 29, 2014
Tiny Desert Concert: Strange Lot
Strange Lot is a three-piece psychedelic band with a hint of garage rock based in Phoenix.
Aug. 29, 2014
Most Areas Open For Camping In Apache Sitgreaves Forest Labor Day Weekend
All but a few very small areas of the Apache Sitgreaves forest are open for camping in time for Labor Day weekend.
Aug. 29, 2014
Tucson-based Group Files Petition To Protect Monarch Butterfly
The Tucson-based Center for Biological Diversity has filed a petition to protect the insect under the Endangered Species Act as a threatened species.
Aug. 29, 2014
Maricopa County Election Officials Working To Finalize Primary Results
Maricopa County Elections officials will be working over the weekend to finalize results from Tuesday’s Primary Election. Three state legislative districts could be impacted.
Aug. 29, 2014
Attorneys For Arizona Republicans Ask US Supreme Court To Void Lines Drawn For Legislative Districts
Claiming illegal political motives, attorneys for Republicans are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to void the lines drawn by the Independent Redistricting Commission for the state's 30 legislative districts.
Aug. 29, 2014
National Guard Deploys To Bust Drug Crime In South Texas
The National Guard is now descending on the South Texas border. It’s part of a law enforcement surge called Operation Strong Safety. Governor Rick Perry ordered the mission to confront the never-ending flow of illegal drug traffic headed north from Mexico.
Aug. 29, 2014
President Obama Considers Executive Action On Immigration
President Barack Obama says he still intends to act on his own to change immigration policies but stopped short of reiterating his past vows to act by end of summer.
Aug. 29, 2014
Mom Who Left Kids In Car For Job Interview Regains Custody
Shanesha Taylor of Phoenix, who left her two children in a hot car while she attended a job interview, has regained custody of them.
Aug. 29, 2014
Building Featured In
The city-owned Barrister Place building, known for being featured in the 1960s movie “Psycho,” is being cast in a new role in downtown Phoenix.
Aug. 28, 2014
In Schools Race, Democrat Garcia Gets A Bump From Moderate Republicans
Democrat David Garcia is running for state superintendent of education. His campaign saw a significant boost in contributions following Tuesday’s primary election.
Aug. 28, 2014
Did You Know: Territorial Insane Asylum Caused Tenion Between Cities
It was considered a premier project that would boost the state — and the city that housed it. But over time it became a divisive issue.
Aug. 28, 2014
Tohono O
The Tohono O’odham Nation broke ground on its West Valley Casino on Thursday. Contractors estimate the entire project will be completed within three years.
Aug. 28, 2014
ASU Football Team Opens Season After Stadium Alterations
The Arizona State University football team faces Weber State in its Thursday night season opener. It was the team's first game since its stadium lost a few thousand seats.
Aug. 28, 2014
Glendale Cop Killer Sentenced To Death
Brian Hulsey was sentenced to death Thursday for the 2007 fatal shooting of a Glendale police officer.
Aug. 28, 2014

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