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Desert Botanical Garden
Listen to Katharine Messenger giving a flashlight tour at the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix.
Jul. 7, 2016
Non-profit Tumbleweed reported there are more homeless teens in the West Valley than there have been in the past.
Jul. 7, 2016
scottsdale shopping
A recent report by the D.C.-based Tax Foundation ranks Arizona's sales tax the 11th highest.
Jul. 7, 2016
U.S. Department of Justice seal
The federal grant is the largest Arizona has received in recent years, the Arizona Department of Public Safety said.
Jul. 7, 2016
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio
A hearing scheduled Friday is expected to help a federal judge get closer to issuing an order mandating reforms to the sheriff’s procedures for investigating officer misconduct, as well as the appointment of an independent investigator to oversee certain internal investigations.
Jul. 7, 2016
The non-profit group Human Rights Watch released a report Thursday that alleges poor medical care of migrants in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement contributed to the deaths of seven people between 2012 and 2015.
Jul. 7, 2016
The National Park Service is celebrating its centennial this year, but if you can’t physically get to your favorite park, you can visit in your living room.
Jul. 7, 2016
Arizona veterans will soon have a new way to look for work in the civilian world.
Jul. 7, 2016
The death toll has risen to six in a series of shootings that Phoenix police think may be related.
Jul. 7, 2016
Backers of an initiative to raise Arizona’s minimum wage from $8.05 to $12 an hour turned in nearly 272,000 signatures, far more than the 150,000 that have to be verified as valid to get the measure on November’s ballot.
Jul. 7, 2016
lost pets
Maricopa County Animal Care and Control are caring for more than 1,000 dogs and cats after Fourth of July weekend.
Jul. 7, 2016
artist's conception of the system
A University of Arizona graduate student has identified the first planet ever found in a wide orbit inside a triple-star system.
Jul. 7, 2016
campfire
While fire danger is still high, bans have been lifted in Coconino and Kaibab national forests in the northern part of the state.
Jul. 7, 2016
Mahin Khan
The Arizona man arrested for allegedly conspiring to commit acts of terrorism in Phoenix and Tucson has been officially indicted by the state.
Jul. 7, 2016
When Neda Tavassoli was 22, she was dating a guy named David. He wore black nail polish and dyed his hair black. One day, out of the blue, he dumped her.
Jul. 7, 2016
minimum wage
With initiative petitions due today, Steve Chucri of the Arizona Restaurant and Hospitality Association is gearing up to convince voters to quash an initiative that would boost the state's minimum wage to $12 an hour by 2020.
Jul. 7, 2016
centers for disease control cdc
There are four critical areas the grant will be targeting: sudden infant deaths, domestic violence, traumatic brain injuries, seat belt safety.
Jul. 7, 2016
A new report by the Behavior Research Center puts the confidence index for the state at 88.4.
Jul. 7, 2016
land on the navajo nation
The Navajo Nation announced Wednesday it has finally hired a police chief, 40-year-old Phillip Francisco, currently a Farmington Police Department patrol and training officer.
Jul. 6, 2016
Marijuana
A team of San Diego scientists recently put out a study suggesting an active ingredient in marijuana may be helpful in warding off Alzheimer’s disease.
Jul. 6, 2016

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