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Phoenix-Based Literary Journal
An independent Phoenix-based literary journal released its second edition this week. "Four Chambers" got 1,000 submissions and published 75 of them. About half of the writers are local.
Oct. 3, 2014
Valley Farmers And Chefs Come Together To Bring Local Produce To More Tables
When you sit down to a meal, how much do you think about where your veggies came from? Some Valley farmers and chefs think a lot about it - and on Monday they’ll have the chance to get together, along with food suppliers and distributors, in an effort to build relationships and get more local produce on your table.
Oct. 3, 2014
Same-Sex Phoenix Couple Denied Chance For Homecoming Crowns
Willow Canyon High School in Surprise plays its homecoming game Friday. But the festivities, including Saturday night’s homecoming dance, have garnered attention for a reason unrelated to football.
Oct. 3, 2014
The Price Tag Of A New Sports Stadium
Phoenix Suns’ owner Robert Sarver said the time is coming for the team to play in a new arena. Their current home, U.S. Airways Center, was built in 1992.
Oct. 3, 2014
Phoenix And Tucson Make Innovative Water Conservation Deal
Phoenix and Tucson this week signed a deal to move water between the state’s two biggest cities.
Oct. 3, 2014
Shangri La: A Community Of Empty Closets
For this week's "We Are The Valley" series segment, we’re taking a trip just north of Phoenix to a community brought together by one thing – or lack of one thing. Clothing. Shangri La Ranch is a 57-year-old nudist resort.
Oct. 3, 2014
Tiny Desert Concert: American Longspurs
American Longspurs’s music fits into lots of different categories and incorporates elements of bluegrass, modern country and other Americana sounds.
Oct. 3, 2014
Did You Know: Arizona
Ever wondered how Arizona’s southern border got its shape? At least one answer may lie in a group of land surveyors who worked the area in the days before statehood and, more specifically, about what they’d been drinking when they drew the line.
Oct. 3, 2014
JPMorgan
New details on the JPMorgan security breach show that it was one of the largest on record, and it's the latest development in a trend of cyber attacks across the country.
Oct. 3, 2014
Mesa Police Department Accepting Applications For 911 Operators
The Mesa Police Department is accepting applications for multiple 911 operator positions.
Oct. 3, 2014
Valley Fever Drug Gets Fast Tracked By FDA
A drug that has the potential to cure Valley Fever is getting fast tracked by the Food and Drug Administration.
Oct. 3, 2014
After two decades and 25 million book sales, Arizona author Diana Gabaldon is a literary sensation. Now, one of her book series called "Outlander" has been made into a hit TV series.
Oct. 3, 2014
Cooler Temperatures On The Way After Warm Weekend
It probably won’t feel like it this weekend when we have the potential to hit triple-digits for what should be the last time this year, but cooler temperatures are not that far away.
Oct. 3, 2014
America
The 7th Avenue location in Phoenix was one of the first America's Taco Shop restaurants, but ended its five-year run this week when the lease expired.
Oct. 3, 2014
Lawsuit Filed By Peoria City Councilman Dismissed
Ron Aames has represented the city's Palo Verde District since 2007. He had 1,852 votes in the August 26 primary compared to 1,803 for challenger Michael Finn.
Oct. 3, 2014
People Gather To Read Banned Plays In Phoenix
There’s a budding tradition here in Phoenix. People have been gathering to watch actors – sometimes experienced, sometimes not - read plays that have been banned or censored.
Oct. 3, 2014
Country Star Waylon Jennings
Waylon Jennings was one of the original outlaws of country music and he spent a lot of time in Arizona. In fact, he’s buried at a cemetery in Mesa.
Oct. 3, 2014
Disaster Declaration For Sept. 8 Storm
A disaster declaration for Maricopa County has been declared after the Sept. 8 storm.
Oct. 2, 2014
Historic Phoenix Neighborhood Affected By New FAA Flight Paths
When the Federal Aviation Administration implemented new arrival and departure procedures at Sky Harbor Airport last month, the agency had no idea the move would rally residents in one Central Phoenix neighborhood. But fly-over noise is just one of many issues facing residents.
Oct. 2, 2014
Arizona Schools Aren
Governor Jan Brewer told the legislature to pay the public schools the money they are owed from a recent court decision. School districts are facing budget deficits and don’t know if they can rely on those funds.
Oct. 2, 2014

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