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There are more than 250 sources of methane in the Four Corners area, but that a small number of them are responsible for about half of the emissions.
Aug. 19, 2016
Carolyn Contreras works with a large caseload of students across the county who have landed themselves in court for truancy or other issues. They work—one phone call at a time—to help get them back in the classroom.
Aug. 19, 2016
police academy
Peoria Police Department holds an annual academy for residents to learn about the department and law enforcement.
Aug. 19, 2016
lice bug
Whenever children head back to school, a pest crawls back into the spotlight. Head lice are well known, but trying to figure out how to get rid of them has many parents scratching their heads.
Aug. 19, 2016
Thousands of voters have received two ballots in the mail.
Aug. 19, 2016
There are currently more than 1,300 child support warrants active in Maricopa County.
Aug. 19, 2016
Bloom dispensaries marijuana
The judge ruled that opponents of Proposition 205 cannot challenge the initiative because of changes to the law that would limit such lawsuits.
Aug. 19, 2016
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
The move comes just a day after Greg Miller resigned not only as president of the board but entirely from the 11 member panel following more than a year of public disputes with state schools chief Diane Douglas.
Aug. 19, 2016
oyster mushrooms
Sorry, desert dwellers. You're going to have to head north. Although wild mushrooms also can be found in the desert, they're almost always poisonous.
Aug. 19, 2016
ASU sign
Though Meningitis B is treatable, it can still be life threatening.
Aug. 19, 2016
As Fall approaches, the Valley’s hotels and restaurants are gearing up for a busy tourist season this year. Officials in several valley cities expect tourism to finally reach pre-recession levels.
Aug. 19, 2016
New Mexico's flag
New Mexico State University in Las Cruces is one of 12 grantees slated to receive a sun belt grant.
Aug. 19, 2016
mosquito
Health officials say Maricopa County has reported its first two deaths this season from the West Nile Virus. More than two dozen people have been infected in the county so far this year.
Aug. 18, 2016
The photos are part of a class action lawsuit that was filed to pressure the agency to clean up the conditions within its holding cells.
Aug. 18, 2016
Though Arizona has 11 privately operated prisons and detention facilities, none of their contracts are expected to be impacted by Thursday’s Justice Department announcement to phase out contracts with private prisons.
Aug. 18, 2016
Kitt Peak National Observatory
The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument, or DESI, just got formal approval from the US Energy Department – it’ll help answer some long-standing questions about the universe’s expansion, among other things.
Aug. 18, 2016
Chase Field
“Nothing new has occurred from the D-backs’ perspective, as we continue to gather facts on this proposal,” said a statement from the team. “Now that it has been approved by the County, the team has given me the authority to speak with their representatives and we expect to interact and discuss the proposal.”
Aug. 18, 2016
It may be true that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. But humans may be able to learn a lot from senior dogs, including how to deal with aging. In her book "Senior Dogs Across America," photographer Nancy LeVine includes pictures of pooches as old as 21— or 147 in dog years.
Aug. 18, 2016
The University of Arizona this month hosted military veterans, as part of the national Warrior-Scholar Project. It’s described as a college-prep academic boot camp for enlisted military vets who want to go back to college.
Aug. 18, 2016
Chase Field in downtown Phoenix
It’s not quite strike three for the Diamondbacks in their relationship with Maricopa County, but the Stadium District’s Board of Directors has voted unanimously to sign a letter of intent to sell Chase Field. Neil deMause, author of the book "Field of Schemes," follows stadium plans and disputes across the country and joins The Show.
Aug. 18, 2016

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