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IRS
Phone scams aren’t new but there’s an updated one to look out for. Someone impersonating the Internal Revenue Service is trying to get your money.
Jul. 1, 2016
The Phoenix City Council voted 5-4 Friday to raise the property tax so it could cover the budget it passed two months ago.
Jul. 1, 2016
A picture of the Salvation Army logo
With an increase of temperature comes an increase in electric bills. If you can’t afford the increased usage, utility companies have a program to help. However, donations to the program have been fluctuating.
Jul. 1, 2016
Schools across the state received the first Proposition 123 money Thursday. Liberty Elementary School District is one district still pushing for overrides in November.
Jul. 1, 2016
ASU Business School
Sidnee Peck, CEO of Smart Brain Aging and an entrepreneurship instructor at ASU, puts business disruptors into context.
Jul. 1, 2016
dog hiking
The Arizona Humane Society is not taking a position on Phoenix's policy to ban dogs on trails once the temperature hits 100 degrees, but a spokesperson said more education is a good step.
Jul. 1, 2016
Several thousand fish along the Verde River just below Horseshoe dam have died. Scientists from the Arizona Game and Fish Department tested the water for bacteria, viruses and parasites. They learned the fish died from low dissolved oxygen levels.
Jul. 1, 2016
kendon victor
Kendon Victor is a head pyro at Fireworks Productions of Arizona.
Jul. 1, 2016
Officials with the Arizona Department of Transportation are gearing up for the heavy traffic expected this holiday weekend.
Jul. 1, 2016
Former Arizona state Senator Alfredo Gutierrez is an immigration activist, author and president of the Governing Board of the Maricopa Community College District.
Jul. 1, 2016
The owners of the kennel where 21 dogs died of heat exhaustion will serve less than a month in jail.
Jul. 1, 2016
New Mexico was one of 16 states that didn't require worker's compensation for farm and ranch laborers. State Supreme Court justices ruled 4-1 that denying those workers such protection was unconstitutional.
Jul. 1, 2016
All week we've been hearing stories about the people who are with us after we've taken our last breath. In the final installment of The Business of Dying series, we shift gears slightly to talk about how death can sometimes mean a new chance at life.
Jul. 1, 2016
Phoenix City Councilman Daniel Valenzuela
Maryvale residents gathered Thursday night to remember five victims killed in a string of shootings Phoenix police think may be related.
Jun. 30, 2016
Goodyear has set aside land for three fire stations, but it doesn’t have money budgeted for a new one until fiscal year 2022.
Jun. 30, 2016
meeting about Phoenix trails
The city of Phoenix will not close off its trails during extremely high temperatures — at least not yet. The city’s parks and recreation board voted Thursday night to further study banning people on trails when the temperature hits 110 degrees.
Jun. 30, 2016
Tucson
The city of Tucson is replacing its street lighting this year with LED bulbs and will dim the lights at certain times.
Jun. 30, 2016
fruit
There have been six heat-related deaths so far this year and a major factor in those deaths is dehydration. Water intake alone isn’t enough during hot summer months.
Jun. 30, 2016
downtown phoenix
Sustainability and the Valley would seem like an obvious fit, but maybe less so for those who don't live here. Bob Graves wrote about how the city is turning its sustainability reputation around.
Jun. 30, 2016
election vote campaign
The typical Electoral College map may get upended this November, as Donald Trump’s expected presence at the top of the Republican ticket has analysts wondering what’s to come.
Jun. 30, 2016

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