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The Arizona Latino Arts and Cultural Center in Phoenix is hosting a traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian called “American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music.”
April 16, 2015
Scientists have started trying to figure out why the Four Corners region is such a hot spot for methane.
April 16, 2015
The new state budget Governor Doug Ducey signed into law earlier this year included millions of dollars in spending cuts. About $1 million-worth of those cuts was to the Arizona Commission on the Arts which, among other things, deals with grants to arts organizations.
April 16, 2015
Last week we spoke with Arizona Republic Investigative Reporter Craig Harris, who wrote a story about the payout given to the founder of the charity Celebrity Fight Night, Jimmy Walker. Earlier this week, Go Daddy founder Bob Parsons said he’d give the organization $1 million a year over five years to cover Walker’s salary.
April 16, 2015
A group in Flagstaff has filed a lawsuit challenging a 2013 Arizona law that banned cities and towns in the state from setting their own minimum wages higher than the state’s. Arizona’s minimum wage was approved by voters in 2006 and currently stands at $8.05 an hour.
April 16, 2015
Officials on the Navajo Nation have signed a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of the Interior approving the Federal Land Buy Back program. It’s the latest tribe to participate in the federal program.
April 16, 2015
The town of Gilbert has been upgraded to Aaa credit rating from Moody’s Investors Service.
April 16, 2015
Stephanie Grisham told the Capitol Times the costs of the project are not known because plans have not yet been finalized.
April 16, 2015
Ducey found himself in the middle of a dispute over executive powers Wednesday after his veto of a bill exempting a Grand Canyon charter helicopter operator and all crop dusters from a state tax.
April 16, 2015
A civil rights group says Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery's refusal to help married same-sex couples with adoptions must be rescinded or they will sue.
April 16, 2015
Regent Mark Killian told the Arizona Capitol Times that he hopes to keep his unpaid seat on the board while working as Agriculture director, but said he's going to remain outspoken.
April 16, 2015
The La Mesita Family Homeless Shelter has 16 furnished one- and two-bedroom units to provide families with places to stay for up to 120 days.
April 16, 2015
A measles outbreak that began at Disneyland in December and affected some communities in Arizona is waning.
April 16, 2015
Millions of Americans used to spend their Saturday nights with four feisty females — who just happened to be senior citizens. “The Golden Girls” run on NBC ended in 1992. But the beloved sitcom lives on — at least here in the Valley.
April 16, 2015
When she was in college, Charly Edsitty got the internship of a lifetime at CBS News in New York City. During that though, she thought she’d go even bigger and get an internship at the White House.
April 16, 2015
It’s not only since Arizona became a state that it has been part of stories that seem unbelievable — and may or may not be true.
April 15, 2015
We talked to Ray Anderson, vice president of athletics at ASU, about the current condition of some of the school's sports teams.
April 15, 2015
Researchers at the University of Arizona said Twitter posts could be used to accurately predict emergency room visits. The study focused on chronic conditions like asthma.
April 15, 2015
Earlier this month, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints held its general conference. Most of the conference was predictable and not especially newsworthy, but one element was surprising — the presence of a few attendees who actually stood up to express their opposition.
April 15, 2015
Last week, Mark Killian was appointed by Governor Ducey to be the director of Arizona’s Department of Agriculture. Some people say Killian is a great choice, but others wonder about the timing.
April 15, 2015

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