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Charles Keating IV
The body of Keating — who grew up in Phoenix as a star long-distance runner and grandson of financier Charles Keating from the 1980s savings and loan scandal — was returned to Naval Base Coronado Wednesday, and the Navy held a memorial service Thursday.
May. 13, 2016
Viputheshwar Sitaraman
Among 4,500 undergrads to receive their bachelor's degrees from the University of Arizona Friday will be Viputheshwar Sitaraman, who goes by Vip. Vip was 16 when he started his studies at the UA, now, two years later, at 18 he will be the youngest person to graduate this year.
May. 13, 2016
Tom Ryan
An Arizona attorney who tried unsuccessfully to stop next week’s special election is now calling for the impeachment of Secretary of State Michele Reagan.
May. 13, 2016
A section of the Loop 101 in north Scottsdale will be closed over the weekend. The closure may affect traffic in other areas.
May. 13, 2016
Grand Canyon National Park North Rim
It happens every winter. As accommodations at the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park shut down, so does the 40-mile stretch of road between the remote part of the park and the tiny town of Jacob Lake.
May. 13, 2016
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio
A judge has found Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and three of his aides in civil contempt of court for intentionally violating court orders.
May. 13, 2016
mosquito
Maricopa County is now testing mosquitoes for the Zika virus.
May. 13, 2016
 Bryan Martyn's website
Former Pinal County Supervisor and state parks director Bryan Martyn is dropping out of the race to succeed retiring U.S. Rep. Matt Salmon.
May. 13, 2016
St. Mary's Food Bank volunteers
The largest single-day food drive in the United States is happening Saturday here in the Valley.
May. 13, 2016
Baggage in cellphone lot
Phoenix’s Sky Harbor airport is back online after a baggage screening system experienced a glitch that left more than 3,000 bags unscreened and not aboard their designated flight.
May. 13, 2016
Retired Air Force pilot and Tucson-area Congresswoman Martha McSally sponsored a bill that would reinstate burial access at Arlington National Cemetery for female pilots who served in World War II is headed to President Barack Obama's desk.
May. 13, 2016
World
Explorer Middle School student Ari Mehta will attend the National Geographic Bee in Washington, D.C., later this month.
May. 13, 2016
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey
Sen. Judy Burges proposed a bill that said, when the governor is at an event, the secretary of state, attorney general or treasurer cannot be there in case they need to take over due to a disaster.
May. 13, 2016
wild horses
The Bureau of Land Management says the administration can't afford to wage an increasingly uphill battle to protect the ecological health of federal rangeland across the West while at the same time properly managing tens of thousands of wild horses and caring for tens of thousands more rounded up in government corals.
May. 13, 2016
inhaler
The University of Arizona will lead a nationwide study to test a compound that could prevent children from developing asthma.
May. 13, 2016
Mexico is fast approaching a June deadline to complete a nationwide judicial reform. It replaces a closed system of written proceedings with one that opens up trials to the public and requires oral arguments before a judge. It also puts greater responsibility on police to come up with evidence that will stand up in court.
May. 13, 2016
Arizona DOT
The Arizona Department of Transportation and state Department of Public Safety have closed 62 miles of I-10 several times in recent weeks as dust has severely limited visibility near the New Mexico border and sent traffic on a 110-mile detour.
May. 13, 2016
Arizona's environmental regulatory agency has launched a recently extended and revamped state program for removing old and potentially leaking underground fuel storage tanks free of charge.
May. 13, 2016
Coffelt-Lamoreaux public housing development
We hear a lot about historic preservation in Phoenix these days, when it comes to historic skyscrapers and mansions, but not as often when it comes to dilapidated affordable housing projects.
May. 12, 2016
DNA representation
Melissa Wilson Sayres is a professor at ASU studying genetics. She participated in research that looked at Y chromosomes from more than 1,200 DNA samples taken from men around the world. Wilson Sayres says the data allows them to infer how and when early humans evolved and migrated across the globe.
May. 12, 2016

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