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Leslie Allen Merritt Jr.
A judge has lowered bail for Leslie Merritt Jr., charged in several freeway shootings that put drivers on edge in metro Phoenix this past summer.
Nov. 17, 2015
casino
A bill that would block the opening of a casino near Glendale failed in Congress on Monday. But the Associated Press is reporting the bill could still be revived.
Nov. 17, 2015
The airport began in 1940 to serve the war effort and now provides personal air travel.
Nov. 17, 2015
Arizona Western College solar panels
Arizona has solar potential that could significantly increase the state’s renewable energy in the next decade, according to a new study from a conservation group.
Nov. 17, 2015
Frank Lloyd Wright House
A house designed by famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright in the Arcadia neighborhood is now one step closer to being considered a historic landmark.
Nov. 16, 2015
San Francisco Peaks
A recent study identifies regions where climate change is likely to imperil the water supply — and the Colorado River Basin is high on the list.
Nov. 16, 2015
Cassie Gannis has reached the Camping World Truck Series, NASCAR’s third-highest level of racing. The sport has also helped her grow personally as well.
Nov. 16, 2015
Kanab North Mine
Nuclear power has gained more attention as a clean energy source. The raw material needed to make that power is uranium; and the highest-grade uranium deposits in the nation are near the Grand Canyon.
Nov. 16, 2015
College graduates
Nearly 2,000 Arizona college students will be getting a break on their student loans.
Nov. 16, 2015
light rail
Valley Metro will start testing the northwest extension of the Phoenix light rail later this week.
Nov. 16, 2015
Kelli Ward
A new statewide poll shows challenger Kelli Ward has a chance to win the Republican U.S. Senate nomination for Arizona, but only if she can give voters a reason to support her.
Nov. 16, 2015
The cooler temperatures over the weekend resulted in some commuters in parts of the Valley dealing with hail Monday morning.
Nov. 16, 2015
help wanted sign
The holiday season is approaching, bringing seasonal jobs and part time employment to metro Phoenix.
Nov. 16, 2015
AzMERIT asessment report
Many schools in the Valley are sending home standardized test scores Monday. Students took the new assessment for the first time last spring.
Nov. 16, 2015
House under construction
Buckeye appears to be recovering from the Great Recession as the city issued 45 percent more single-family building permits by the end of October than it did for the same period in 2014.
Nov. 16, 2015
The group trying to recall state Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas held what it called a “Day of Action” this weekend, with signatures being gathered in more than a dozen cities across the state.
Nov. 14, 2015
The impact of concussions in amateur and professional sports — and on members of the military returning from the battlefield — continues to make headlines.
Nov. 13, 2015
North Central Phoenix has its own interesting attraction on the path to preservation. Located near 3rd Avenue and Northern, it’s known as the “Rock House.”
Nov. 13, 2015
Sheriff Joe Arpaio
The contempt of court hearing will end on Nov. 20 after parties give their closing arguments.
Nov. 13, 2015
Grand Canyon University
Grand Canyon University is changing its employment policies to now provide benefits to spouses in same-sex marriages.
Nov. 13, 2015

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