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The fight over how much the state’s largest utility has to pay for electricity generated by private solar roof top panels got under way today. The Arizona Corporation Commission kicked off a hearing on net metering.
November 13, 2013
Author and attorney Scott Turow burst onto the bestseller list more than two decades ago with courtroom thrillers like "Presumed Innocent" and "Burden of Proof." Since then, his popularity has remained steady as he has become more publicly involved with controversial societal issues like capital punishment.
November 13, 2013
A huge effort is underway to eliminate veteran homelessness in Phoenix. On Tuesday, the Phoenix City Council approved $100,000 in the attempt to end chronic homelessness among veterans.
November 13, 2013
The face of health reform is not uniform across the country. Some counties have almost 30 times more choices of health insurance plans than others.
November 13, 2013
The state Court of Appeals is debating whether judges should be able to order extra oversight of Arizona elections.
November 13, 2013
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio says he’s frustrated after a third death threat from a 16-year-old in Canada.
November 13, 2013
A chemistry experiment gone wrong ended with injuries to three Avondale high school students.
November 13, 2013
Two men are lucky to be alive after the 40-foot communications tower they were attempting to install, east of Yuma, touched a high voltage line.
November 13, 2013
Secretary of State Ken Bennett has formally kicked off his bid for governor with a plan to expand the Arizona sales tax to more items.
November 13, 2013
The Arizona Department of Health Services is confirming that at least one person here is recovering after eating produce that has been recalled because of E. coli contamination. Doctor Joli Weiss says the victim involved ate a ready-to-eat salad.
November 13, 2013
Fees may soon be going up at regional parks across Maricopa County, the first increases in four years.
November 12, 2013
A new poll shows consumer confidence in Arizona dropped last month, after two straight quarters of increases.
November 12, 2013
Tempe-based US Airways appears headed to a merger with bankrupt American Airlines. In a preliminary deal with the feds and several states, the new airline will give up space at seven major airports, and it will keep hubs in Phoenix, Dallas-Fort Worth and other cities.
November 12, 2013
An Arizona high school football player has died from injuries suffered in a Saturday playoff game.
November 12, 2013
New figures from the Arizona Department of Revenue show monthly retail sales continue to increase but only in targeted economic sectors.
November 12, 2013
The Department of Public Safety said it is planning a crackdown on texting while driving, beginning after the first of the year.
November 12, 2013
Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords has sent every member of congress a letter, urging passage of laws to deal with gun crimes.
November 12, 2013
The city of Phoenix is on the brink of earmarking a home for every chronically homeless veteran.
November 12, 2013
If you want to test drive a Tesla you will either have to go out of state, find a friend who will let you drive their high-end electric vehicle, or wait until the next manufacturer test drive in Arizona.
November 12, 2013
Junk food might soon be more expensive on the Navajo Nation. A proposed sales tax on certain snacks is headed to the Navajo Nation Council for consideration.
November 11, 2013

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