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As the Valley is changing, it’s becoming ever more important to document our past. One longtime resident decided to do just that in a new Images of America book.
Jul. 5, 2016
Arizona is undergoing a dramatic demographic shift. More young people of color are either being born here or are moving here from other places in the country and around the world.
Jul. 5, 2016
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For a number of years, the Arizona Corporation Commission has been a comfortable panel for Republicans. What about this year's election?
Jul. 5, 2016
wildfire
A recent report by a leading organization of climate scientists predicts a “fiery future” for the West with Arizona facing the greatest threat of increased wildfire risk.
Jul. 5, 2016
ADOT and the contractor in their investigation, could not find a specific reason for the collapse in June, but determined the other girders were safe.
Jul. 5, 2016
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
Phoenix’s Sky Harbor Airport has been chosen to test a new security program and it will be the first of its kind.
Jul. 5, 2016
Juno spacecraft
A University of Arizona researcher is on the science team getting ready to study Jupiter via the Juno spacecraft. Juno reached its target Monday night after traveling 1.7 billion miles.
Jul. 5, 2016
car the side of the road
Wildfires don’t just start from unattended campfires or cigarette butts thrown out the window. Fires can easily be started on the side of the road by idling cars.
Jul. 5, 2016
cassette tape
A year ago, a group of friends wanted to try something different to connect new bands with their fans. What they created was a new company with an old idea: cassette tapes.
Jul. 5, 2016
Police car
Arizona ratchets up DUI enforcement during holidays like the Fourth of July, and case law that challenged DUI testing methods in a Scottsdale crime lab has changed what evidence police gather from a DUI suspect.
Jul. 5, 2016
International Space Station
A Tucson company is developing a water purification system for space travel that will recover up to 98 percent of the liquid from astronauts’ urine for drinking and experiments.
Jul. 5, 2016
The Arizona Department of Child Safety has also started LGBT training programs aimed at educating caseworkers on gender identity and sexual orientation.
Jul. 5, 2016
If Phoenix wants to attract more jobs to its central corridor, Chris Mackay, the city’s Economic Development Director says it will need more place for people to live.
Jul. 4, 2016
marijuana
The wording of a ballot measure that would allow marijuana for recreational use is raising questions about whether it could allow people to drive with the drug in their system.
Jul. 4, 2016
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio unveiled new jail uniforms emblazoned with the stars and stripes on Independence Day, but his political opponent used it as an opportunity to go on the offensive.
Jul. 4, 2016
A New-Jersey based company will fill the space left behind after Albertsons closed a store in west Mesa a few years ago. City officials say the area has become a hub for the Asian retail market.
Jul. 4, 2016
Central Avenue
Monday we celebrate the exceptional nature of our country that welcomes thousands of immigrants each year. Among them are elderly refugees. For older immigrants the transition to a new culture and language is much more challenging.
Jul. 4, 2016
Peoria Fire and Medical Department
Peoria firefighters rescued a free-climber early Monday morning, while divers have recovered the body of a man who disappeared at Apache Lake on Sunday.
Jul. 4, 2016
Tempe is counting down to the 26th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act by highlighting accomplishments and launching a new app for people with disabilities.
Jul. 4, 2016
Simply holding a Fourth of July celebration in Colorado City is a big deal. Some community members said these types of patriotic celebrations were banned under FLDS leader Warren Jeffs, who is now in prison for two counts of sexual assault of a child.
Jul. 4, 2016

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