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While held up by politics and economics, the nation’s largest forest thinning project is founded on partnerships and sound science. Even though it is well behind schedule, restoration of southwestern forests may be one of the region's smartest investments.
Sep. 14, 2015
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The Arizona Attorney General's Office is requesting $1 million to help pay for a surge in child welfare cases as well as an additional $9 million for fiscal year 2017.
Sep. 14, 2015
Paul Gosar
As Congress heads toward another possible shutdown, one Arizona Congressman said he believes that can be avoided, but it will largely depend on Democrats compromising with Republicans.
Sep. 14, 2015
Ted Cruz
U.S. Senator Ted Cruz is the latest GOP presidential candidate to pitch his brand of conservativism and small government in the Valley of the Sun.
Sep. 14, 2015
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The Arizona Department of Transportation is asking the public for their feedback on a passenger rail line between Phoenix and Tucson.
Sep. 14, 2015
Republican presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina opened her speech Friday evening by making light of what Donald Trump said about her appearance.
Sep. 11, 2015
Arizona Corporation Commissioner Susan Bitter Smith has denied she lobbies for the telecommunications industry, but her own advertisements — while she was in office — suggest otherwise.
Sep. 11, 2015
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Mesa has recently launched two websites aimed at helping businesses in the city.
Sep. 11, 2015
Cheech Marin
Cheech Marin of Cheech and Chong helped kick off five new exhibitions in the Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum.
Sep. 11, 2015
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Water Is Life run on the Hopi Reservation intends to teach participants how important water and running are in what Hopis believe.
Sep. 11, 2015
drinking vessel from the Grasshopper Pueblo
A team led by a University of New Mexico anthropology professor found people nearly 2,000 years ago used caffeine via holly and cacao.
Sep. 11, 2015
Arizona Cardinals
Despite the organization’s lack of success historically, the Cardinals are expected to make the playoffs for a second consecutive season.
Sep. 11, 2015
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Life expectancy in the United States is getting longer. As of 2012, the average life span extended to 78.8 years. That has created other challenges and options.
Sep. 11, 2015
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iPads are now in the hands of hundreds of K-12 students in Arizona schools as they attempt to integrate new technologies and prepare students for future careers. But that educational process is being hindered.
Sep. 11, 2015
Salad
Is there a better way to wash organic leafy greens before putting them in our salads or on our plates?
Sep. 11, 2015
Drone
Firms that handle retail facilities maintenance have been hearing about how unmanned aerial systems could help them do their jobs more safety and less expensively.
Sep. 11, 2015
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To preserve the integrity of the I-10 shootings investigation, the Arizona Department of Public Safety has refused to discuss details, but the science of gunshots is playing a large role.
Sep. 11, 2015
semitruck
As officials continue to investigate shootings on Interstate 10 and the public has been asked to help, what's the balance between residents helping and freaking out?
Sep. 11, 2015
Every place has its unique set of street names. The Valley is no exception. Explore the origin of some iconic street names in this edition of Did You Know.
Sep. 11, 2015
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The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has ditched a plan to merge offices in New Mexico and Arizona as a cost-cutting measure.
Sep. 11, 2015

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