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Governor Doug Ducey’s administration is proposing some major changes to the state’s Medicaid insurance plan. Officials released some basic details of the plan Monday morning.
Aug. 3, 2015
fire map
The U.S. Forest Service now has a better view of wildfires from space, thanks to a new agreement with NASA.
Aug. 3, 2015
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The International Olympic Committee has officially recognized a new Olympic sport. Ultimate Frisbee is celebrating 30 years as a sport with an official Olympic recognition.
Aug. 3, 2015
Police in southern New Mexico are investigating a pair of explosions that occurred at two churches on Sunday morning. No one was injured in the blasts and each left only minor structural damage.
Aug. 3, 2015
Tonto National Forest 1
Tonto National Forest has received additional funding to continue thinning projects in communities around the Payson area. The agency received $1.9 million to thin and pile overgrown and unhealthy Ponderosa pile stands.
Aug. 3, 2015
El Oso Park
El Oso Park in Maryvale has become Phoenix’s first tobacco-free park.
Aug. 3, 2015
School bus
Tempe police Sgt. Tim Bulson said his department is using a grant from the governor to help keep children safe by ramping up patrols around schools, kindergarten through 12th grade.
Aug. 3, 2015
Arizona Game and Fish Department
When it comes to stocking state rivers and streams with trout this year, the Arizona Game and Fish Department is hoping to do more with less.
Aug. 3, 2015
Solar panels
Several Arizona utilities are poised to meet a goal of 6 percent of renewable energy use next year thanks to utility-scale and rooftop solar projects.
Aug. 3, 2015
Individual getting blood drawn
Triple-digit summer temperatures often prompt Valley residents to leave for the summer. But when they leave, their donations leave with them.
Jul. 31, 2015
Arizona Science Center
Let’s take a tour through the human body. But let’s skip over the brain, heart and lungs and get right down to the gross stuff.
Jul. 31, 2015
The International Olympic Committee has awarded the 2022 Winter Games to Beijing, China.
Jul. 31, 2015
Traveler
When you can compare rates and book flights, cars, hotels and more online, why pay extra for someone to do that for you? It turns out millennials think it’s worth it.
Jul. 31, 2015
College graduates
The percentage who leave high school early without graduating remains alarming to many education researchers and analysts in Arizona.
Jul. 31, 2015
Arizona Game and Fish Department
The Arizona Game and Fish Department has reported the first bighorn sheep death in the Santa Catalina Mountains near Tucson since last year.
Jul. 31, 2015
Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Control Tower
The 161st Air Refueling Wing at Sky Harbor airport was recently honored as the most outstanding mission support group in the entire Air National Guard.
Jul. 31, 2015
Downtown Phoenix
A report from the commercial real estate firm CBRE shows less than 10 percent of Phoenix’s office buildings are considered “green.”
Jul. 31, 2015
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The fact that some cities hold municipal elections in off years was the subject of a lawsuit. After the Arizona Legislature passed a law to consolidate city elections in even-numbered years — the cities won.
Jul. 31, 2015
There are lots of resorts across the desert Southwest, but here in Arizona one resort was created as a way to start a whole new city. It was such big news at the time that opening day lured influential political and business leaders.
Jul. 31, 2015
Slot Machines
The Arizona Department of Gaming said contributions to the state from tribal gambling revenue will be about $25.8 million for the quarter that ended on June 30.
Jul. 31, 2015

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