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March For Our Lives Teen Movement To Hold Vigil At Capitol
Arizona high school students will gather Monday night for a candlelight vigil outside the State Capitol in memory of 32 killed on U.S. campuses.
May. 21, 2018
Below The Rim: Life Inside The Grand Canyon
Every year, more than 5 million people trek to Grand Canyon National Park for a spectacular view. But once you venture down one of its steep trails, you start enter another world. And like anywhere that’s hard to reach, the Grand Canyon’s backcountry is rich with stories. In "Below The Rim," we tell you a few of them.
May. 21, 2018
Trump Was The Fifth Contender In Mexico’s Presidential Debate
Mexico’s four presidential candidates threw barbs at each other, gave few detailed proposals of for governance and frequently riffed on their country’s frayed relations with the United States.
May. 21, 2018
Ajo Group Gets $1.1M Federal Loan To Help Preserve Iconic Town Plaza
The U.S. Department of Agriculture hands out loans for rural development projects. A tiny town between Yuma and Tucson with iconic architecture is getting one.
May. 21, 2018
Light Rail On The Way To Metrocenter Mall In Phoenix
Phoenix City Council members recently approved a $25 million payment to Valley Metro. It’s meant to cover final design and pre-construction services for a 1.6 mile extension.
May. 21, 2018
Phoenix To Developers Buying City-Owned Lots: Build, Don
Before the latest vote to sell three vacant lots, Phoenix Councilman Sal DiCiccio suggested a no flipping provision. It essentially says if you buy city-owned property to build a certain project, you need to follow through, not flip the land at a profit.
May. 21, 2018
Human-Caused Potato Fire Burning Near Arizona Route 87
The Potato Fire was reported just before 1 p.m. Sunday. It’s burning through brush and grass on the east side of State Route 87, south of a forest service road to Mount Ord.
May. 20, 2018
AZ Law Enforcement Cracks Down On Seat Belt Citations
The Border-to-Border seat belt initiative will go into effect Monday night. This is a kickoff to the "Click It or Ticket" program, which runs through June 3.
May. 20, 2018
Mark Kelly Speaks Out About Gun Control After Shooting
Following the Texas school shooting on Friday, the Arizona Democratic Caucus called for a special session of the state Legislature to talk about school safety. Mark Kelly, husband of former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, appeared on "Fox News Sunday" to discuss gun control.
May. 20, 2018
Colorado River Flows Reach Historic Lows
Colorado River flows are at some of their lowest levels since records have been kept. Arizona and other states rely on the lessening Colorado River water, and at the same time drought is expanding in Arizona.
May. 20, 2018
Arizona Health Expert Says All Contaminated Lettuce Should Be Off The Shelves
Reports of e-coli cases stemming from romaine lettuce grown in Yuma left some consumers on edge over the past few weeks. Jessica Rigler is with the state health department. She said grocery stores should be cleared of the contaminated produce by now.
May. 20, 2018
Arizona Wildlife Officials Warn Of Aggressive Coyotes On Popular Trail
State wildlife officials are warning people in southern Arizona to beware of aggressive coyotes. This comes after some cyclists were chased to within 10 feet.
May. 20, 2018
AZ Educators Collect Signatures For Invest In Education Initiative
Teachers and advocates for more education funding set up booths across the Valley Saturday. They were collecting signatures to get the Invest in Education Act on the ballot in November. However, not everyone is on board with the initiative. In fact, educators are facing strong opposition from the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
May. 19, 2018
 AZ Congressman O’Halleran Calls For Bipartisan Effort To Draft Farm Bill
Arizona Congressman Tom O’Halleran is calling for a bipartisan effort to draft a bill that works for rural America. This comes after a revolt by House Republicans helped defeat a GOP-backed Farm Bill.
May. 19, 2018
Bullying Common In Senior Living Environments
An ASU professor found one in five seniors encountered bullying in senior living facilities.
May. 18, 2018
St. Vincent De Paul Opens New Family Resource Center
St. Vincent de Paul has opened a new family resource center. The facility, which opened its doors Friday, is the organization’s first major project in 25 years.
May. 18, 2018
Arizona Agencies To Participate In California Earthquake Response Exercise
Government agencies, businesses and other organizations in Arizona will participate in an exercise next week to practice how the state would respond to a migration of 400-thousand people following a catastrophic earthquake in Southern California.
May. 18, 2018
Phoenix Delegation Visits Mexico City
A delegation of Arizonan business and government leaders will visit Mexico City, as the city of Phoenix continues to strengthen its economic and political ties with the Mexican capital.
May. 18, 2018
Arizona Republican Lawmakers React To Call For Special Session On School Safety
Republican lawmakers in Arizona are reacting to Democrats’ call for a special state legislative session on school safety, following the Texas high school shooting Friday.
May. 18, 2018
Applied Energetics Sets Action Plan For Company Reorganization
A Tucson company that developed a laser-guided energy device for the U.S. military more than a decade ago is starting up again under a new organizational structure. Details of the plan were announced on Wednesday.
May. 18, 2018

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