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In 2006, the Arizona Corporation Commission implemented a standard requiring the state’s public utilities to produce 15 percent of its energy through renewable sources by 2025. But as incentives have faded away, the idea of reducing the renewable standard or extending the timeline in Arizona has been floated.
November 13, 2014
Arizona State University officially broke ground this morning on its new downtown law school building, even though construction on the $129 million project on the corner of Taylor and First Streets started over the summer.
November 13, 2014
Last August, Tempe launched Smart911, making it the only city in the Valley to offer such a service. Smart911 enables residents to create a profile with key details in the event of an emergency.
November 13, 2014
An unmanned drone was spotted by an airline pilot on approach to Sky Harbor Airport on Thursday morning.
November 13, 2014
The son and daughter-in-law of Arizona Senator Jeff Flake entered their not guilty pleas to animal cruelty charges on Thursday.
November 13, 2014
The second open-enrollment period for health insurance through the federal marketplace opens Saturday, November 15.
November 13, 2014
An Arizona State University real estate researcher says the Phoenix area's housing market remains weak and likely won't see a significant boost until sometime next year.
November 13, 2014
Phoenix is launching a campaign to encourage donations for public schools' extracurricular activities.
November 13, 2014
Governor-elect Doug Ducey is looking for a few good men and women to join his new administration.
November 13, 2014
The United States government is now patrolling almost half the border with Mexico with drones alone. The drones are patrolling areas where there are no agents, camera towers, ground sensors or fences.
November 13, 2014
Christmas lights lining 16 blocks in downtown Glendale are ready to glow in the night sky.
November 13, 2014
Kara Kalkbrenner has become Phoenix's first female fire chief.
November 12, 2014
Mexican gray wolves are at the heart of a lawsuit by environmentalist groups against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
November 12, 2014
Visitors at the Islamic Center of Tucson have been subject to harassment recently from high-rise residential towers near the center. Eggs, pumpkins and bottles have been thrown at the center, including at children playing basketball outside.
November 12, 2014
Amy Van Dyken-Rouen has been named the Grand Marshal of the 2014 Fiesta Bowl parade.
November 12, 2014
Several East Valley police departments are taking nighttime patrol officers off motorcycles. They will transition to cars for their own safety.
November 12, 2014
A reward has been increased for information leading to who shot and killed a desert tortoise near Fountain Hills this summer.
November 12, 2014
President Barack Obama continues to say he will take executive action to limit deportations of undocumented immigrants as part of his effort to reform the U.S. immigration system.
November 12, 2014
Through the Change the Course program and other ideas, water policy expert Sandra Postel is working to help restore water to depleted rivers and wetlands—including the Colorado river, which provides water to Arizona and six other states.
November 12, 2014
Since 1987, or at least over the past decade, some Arizona legislative watchers will at some point mention how much the state misses the leadership and big picture bipartisanship practiced by Burton Barr.
November 12, 2014

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