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New Contract Allows For Advertisement At Rest Stops
The next time you stop for a potty break on an Arizona highway, you could find parts of the rest area sponsored.
Oct. 15, 2013
Arizona Businesses See Gold
Arizona business leaders see opportunity as Mexico explores reforms to its energy and education infrastructure. Boosting international trade is the focus of a meeting Tuesday hosted by the Phoenix Committee on Foreign Relations.
Oct. 14, 2013
Crowd Gathers In Phoenix To Protest Deportations
About 250 people are gathered at the U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement office in Phoenix with a goal of stopping future deportations.
Oct. 14, 2013
Tucson Shopping Cart Ordinance
The president of Tucson’s Chamber of Commerce expects positive changes from a new city ordinance that fines companies for failing to pick up abandoned shopping carts within three days.
Oct. 14, 2013
Jack-O-Lanterns Attract Animals
Halloween is just around the corner, and Jack-o'-lanterns are appearing on porches, but they could bring an unwanted scare, especially if you live in Tucson.
Oct. 14, 2013
Violent Crime In Flagstaff Down
Violent crime is down in Flagstaff by 11 percent. That includes assault, robbery, rape and homicide.
Oct. 14, 2013
Bobcat Attacks Two
Yavapai County Health Officials want people to be cautious after a bobcat that attacked two people north of Prescott Valley tested positive for rabies.
Oct. 14, 2013
Grand Canyon Reopens
Grand Canyon National Park reopened this weekend after a deal to reverse one of many effects of the federal government’s partial shutdown.
Oct. 14, 2013
McCain Addresses Shutdown
The United States federal government remains partially shutdown as the country fast approaches the debt limit that allows the country to pay for its financial obligations. Arizona Senator John McCain spoke to CBS’s "Face the Nation" Sunday.
Oct. 14, 2013
Exemption To ACA Could Leave Many Native Americans Uninsured
Beginning Jan. 1, most Americans will be required to have health insurance or pay penalties under the Affordable Care Act. But Native Americans are one of just a few groups that won’t be fined if they don’t buy insurance. That exemption could mean status quo for a big part of Indian Country: high health disparities, and no access to care.
Oct. 14, 2013
East Valley Debris Fire Put Out
A debris fire that ignited on a county island in the East Valley last Wednesday has been put out.
Oct. 14, 2013
State Parks Crowded With Campers
Grand Canyon National Park reopened Saturday morning after being closed since Oct. 1. Many campers have turned to state parks instead.
Oct. 14, 2013
Arizona Medical Board Executive Director Fired
The executive director of the Arizona Medical Board was fired Saturday afternoon. The firing came after a report accused the director of not following state laws in licensing of doctors.
Oct. 14, 2013
U of A To Renovate One Of Arizonas Oldest Public Buildings
The University of Arizona is renovating a landmark that the school calls its "front porch." "Old Main" is one of the Arizona's oldest public buildings. Old Main, the oldest building on the University of Arizona campus in Tucson, was originally built in 1891.
Oct. 12, 2013
Phoenix Taking In Animals From Closed Las Vegas Zoo
Last week, federal officials began removing animals from the Las Vegas zoo after the entire zoo staff quit in protest. The small zoo has had a controversial history and is shutting its doors for good.The US Department of Agriculture stepped in after a complaint was filed over the care of the animals and the conditions at the zoo.
Oct. 12, 2013
Arizona Sees First Flu Patient Of The Season
The first patient of Arizona’s flu season has been diagnosed. State and county health officials have confirmed it was an unvaccinated child with influenza type B who was not hospitalized. It is impossible to know what shape this flu season will take.
Oct. 12, 2013
Popularity Of Puppets Climbs With Peoria Show
Whether it is because of the success of "Avenue Q," Jason Segel’s character in “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” or because it is just fun to watch cloth creations say unexpected things, the popularity of puppets appears to be climbing.
Oct. 12, 2013
Treating, Providing Services For Mental Illness Poses Challenge In Low-Income Areas
One of four Americans suffers with some form of mental illness, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Media Relations director Bob Carolla says one of the biggest challenges is that treatment and services are more limited in lower-income areas.
Oct. 12, 2013
Generational Housing Boom Leads To Bigger New Homes
New homes are back in a big way – literally. This summer, a typical new house in Phoenix was more than 20 percent larger than a resale home as builders across the country add more space to accommodate post-recession lifestyles.
Oct. 12, 2013

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