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The Phoenix City Council could scale back the multibillion-dollar tax hike that would fund transportation projects in the Valley. On Wednesday, the council will meet to consider the changes to the ballot initiative.
Apr. 22, 2015
Elected officials in the West Valley joined tribal leaders of the Tohono O’odham Nation on Wednesday to voice their support for the development a casino near 95th and Northern avenues.
Apr. 22, 2015
Every year the Rio Grande surrenders its waters for human use. Today there's a government-led effort to buy back water rights to benefit the river. The water will irrigate native vegetation along the banks of the Rio Grande in southern New Mexico.
Apr. 22, 2015
After a six-month legal battle, the largest tribe in the country appears to have a new president. Navajo voters cast their ballots Tuesday for Russell Begaye.
Apr. 22, 2015
Last year, Bisbee became the first city in Arizona to ban plastic bags. Now, Arizona has become the first state in the country to ban plastic bag bans.
Apr. 22, 2015
The use of body cameras by police officers has soared in recent years. Now an Arizona State University researcher will look at how cameras affect officers and citizens.
Apr. 22, 2015
The first day of the four-day civil contempt of court hearing got off to what seems to be a rocky start for the sheriff. Arpaio’s longtime lawyer withdrew from the case and a sergeant blamed him for continuing immigration enforcement tactics in violation of a court order.
Apr. 21, 2015
The Arizona Supreme Court decided Tuesday not to depublish the Court of Appeals opinion on Debra Milke. This means the case can be cited in future trials.
Apr. 21, 2015
The Arizona Republican Party will not challenge a law that allows political independents to vote in and potentially decide the outcome of GOP primary elections.
Apr. 21, 2015
A group of parents and current and former students is taking the first steps to curb future tuition increases at state universities.
Apr. 21, 2015
After failing to save her business at the judicial branch, attorneys for a Gilbert spa owner now plan to try their luck with the legislative and executive branches.
Apr. 21, 2015
In the last two weeks, authorities from multiple area schools said they’ve received calls from a computer-generated voice saying they were inside the school and wanted to harm the students.
Apr. 21, 2015
The Arizona board of regents is considering a new tuition rate for certain undocumented students. The proposal would allow DREAMers to pay a tuition rate that’s 150% of what in-state students pay.
Apr. 21, 2015
One of the most-watched racial profiling cases takes a dramatic turn Tuesday. Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and four officers are facing contempt of court charges for repeatedly violating a federal judge's orders in a longstanding racial profiling lawsuit.
Apr. 20, 2015
In southern New Mexico, humans drastically altered the course of the Rio Grande decades ago to better serve farmers and an international water treaty. Today a government-led effort is attempting to restore the river to a more natural state.
Apr. 20, 2015
Last September’s heavy rainfall flooded many areas, including homes and businesses around the Valley. One Ahwatukee church's worship auditorium was destroyed. Now, nine months later, repairs have been completed.
Apr. 20, 2015
The Kaibab and Coconino National Forests are reaching a milestone. More than 500,000 acres are seeing accelerated forest recovery, as part of the Four Forest Restoration Initiative.
Apr. 20, 2015
If all goes as planned, Navajo voters will finally get a chance to cast their ballot for the tribe’s president April 21. The election was postponed in November over a language issue.
Apr. 20, 2015
The Arizona Geological Survey has been awarded $170,000 from the U.S. Geological Survey State Map Program to complete an extensive mineral map of two areas in western Arizona and one area of south eastern Arizona.
Apr. 20, 2015
Using genetically modified salmonella bacteria against tumors has been the focus of researchers for several years because salmonella cells are naturally attracted to tumors.
Apr. 20, 2015

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