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The number of female head of household families in poverty in Maricopa County has increased over the past decade.
Dec. 28, 2015
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Virtual college tours are saving money and increasing access for students. Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff is the first public university to offer tours through a website called YouVisit.
Dec. 28, 2015
Navajo Water Girl sculpture
The Heard Museum plans to restore eight sculptures by notable American Indian artists, thanks to a grant from the Bank of America Art Conservation Project.
Dec. 28, 2015
Influenza virus particles
The number of confirmed flu cases is on the rise, but we likely won’t see its peak until early 2016.
Dec. 28, 2015
Arizona DOT
Arizona’s Motor Vehicle Division continues to struggle with getting customers in and out in less than half an hour. A new report by the agency finds that, on average, it takes close to 45 minutes for motorists to get what they need at offices in Phoenix and Tucson.
Dec. 25, 2015
gas pump
If you’re traveling by vehicle this holiday, be prepared to see higher gas prices when you cross into California.
Dec. 25, 2015
drone
Drones are expected to be a popular Christmas gift, even among the under 18 set, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. And if you or your child receives one, don’t forget to register it with the FAA before you fly.
Dec. 25, 2015
poinsettia
Poinsettias are difficult to grow and maintain, but by buying locally businesses have a chance for premium plants.
Dec. 25, 2015
Christmas Carols
Listen to the sounds of Dijana Hasani sing Christmas carols with other members of All Saints Lutheran Church.
Dec. 24, 2015
Bankhead Highway
It was among the first in Arizona and served to connect our state to other parts of the country. Today, sections of it still exists.
Dec. 24, 2015
christmas tree
This holiday, if your family has become a little too much or you just need a distraction - you may want to sneak away to catch a movie and unwind.
Dec. 24, 2015
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
The Arizona border is no longer the top hot-spot for illegal immigration, but it is still the number one location for border drug seizures.
Dec. 24, 2015
Christmas Tree
When it comes to the holiday season, I usually feel a little like Charlie Brown. But this year I’m trying to get more into the spirit.
Dec. 24, 2015
Tyler Broderick
This year was an eventful one for the Tiny Desert Concert series. Here is a roundup of some of our favorite performances.
Dec. 24, 2015
Children not that far removed from learning to walk are bouncing and shooting basketballs through Hula Hoops instead of a rim at Beginners Edge Sports Training.
Dec. 24, 2015
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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is planning raids to round up migrant families that have been ordered deported but have not yet left the country, according to reporting by the Washington Post.
Dec. 24, 2015
An Arizona lawmaker is trying to expand access to naloxone, a drug that can reverse the effects of opioid overdose.
Dec. 24, 2015
CDC Birthrate
Teen birth rates in Arizona continue to decline. According to a Centers for Disease Control report, that mirrors the national trend.
Dec. 24, 2015
Kim Haasarud
Kim Haasarud is the co-founder of Arizona Cocktail Week. In this episode of the Arizona Storytellers project, Haasarud recalls an awkward encounter with her parents during one trip back home for the holidays.
Dec. 24, 2015
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The waiting list of plants and animals to get endangered species protection is at an all time low. Conservation groups are celebrating that development.
Dec. 24, 2015

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