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The Memorial Day weekend has been a popular time for campers and hikers to visit the Coronado National forest in Southern Arizona. But officials warn of potential fire danger.
May. 26, 2016
National Solar Observatory's McMath-Pierce Solar Telescope
The National Solar Observatory has moved its headquarters to Boulder, Colorado, from Tucson. The organization will abandon its solar telescopes here and in New Mexico for a larger instrument in Hawaii.
May. 26, 2016
Arizona restaurant sales are projected to increase 6.6 percent this year, totaling $11.5 billion and tableside technology is helping to capture more of that money. In recognition of Arizona Restaurant Week, we’ve been taking a closer look at the industry, including where we’re most likely to get a side of tech with our meals.
May. 26, 2016
Officer David Glasser's casket
Law enforcement officers from across the country joined the public in Peoria on Thursday morning to honor the life of fallen Phoenix police Officer David Glasser.
May. 26, 2016
One Mesa official says Glendale needs to keep the community involved as light rail extension planning and construction rolls out.
May. 26, 2016
A former U.S. customs officer is in federal custody after a jury convicted him Wednesday of accepting thousands of dollars in bribes to let immigrants into the country illegally.
May. 26, 2016
In the past few months gangs have taken control of a town in one of the most remote parts of the Navajo Nation. Community leaders have asked the Navajo Nation Council for help.
May. 25, 2016
Over two days last week, three Arizonans – a teacher, a former student and a immigration case worker – came to Washington to add their voices to the debate over Merrick Garland’s stalled Supreme Court nomination.
May. 25, 2016
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How powerful could Latino voters be in Arizona’s August primary and November’s general election? Analysts have expected Latino turnout to get bigger and more impactful — but it hasn’t lived up to expectations.
May. 25, 2016
Donald Trump
A recent article in Slate compared the reaction to Trump to what was happening in the 1964 campaign of presidential nominee and longtime Arizona Sen. Barry Goldwater.
May. 25, 2016
ASU Athletic Director Ray Anderson
The Arizona State University athletic department has a lot of programs and a lot of competition — from inside the Pac-12 Conference and around the community. That hasn’t stopped Athletic Director Ray Anderson from making major hires.
May. 25, 2016
Don Bolles storytelling event
Valley playwright Ben Tyler, who has written extensively about some of Arizona’s better-known political figures — including Barry Goldwater and Evan Mecham — has put together an event to mark the 40th anniversary.
May. 25, 2016
westworld movie poster
Science fiction on the page or on film seems like it’s becoming less fictional because it feels like reality may be more rapidly catching up with our imaginations.
May. 25, 2016
Bathroom Sign
Arizona is suing the federal government over its directive that public schools allow transgender students to use bathrooms matching their gender identity.
May. 25, 2016
Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan is responding to criticism over her handling of publicity pamphlets that weren’t mailed out in time for this month’s special election. Reagan's office continues to blame the error on technology.
May. 25, 2016
Ballot
Before the election, the county announced they were working to make the election process easier after the issues with long lines and limited polling places during the Presidential Preference Election in March.
May. 25, 2016
Officer David Glasser
The Valley will soon say its final goodbyes to a Phoenix police officer gunned down in the line of duty, and drivers in the north part of the Valley should expect traffic restrictions and road closures on Thursday that could last hours.
May. 25, 2016
Jeff DeWit reiterated his contention that it takes congressional approval before the state can withdraw more money from a trust account made up of the proceeds of land given to Arizona by the federal government when it became a state.
May. 25, 2016
A U.S. customs officer on trial this week in El Paso is accused of smuggling people into the country illegally, including immigrants who had been deported. Witnesses said they paid a $2,500 bribe to enter the country.
May. 25, 2016
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The dust caused repeated closures and multiple collisions on a 60 mile stretch of interstate 10 over the past month.
May. 25, 2016

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