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The number of active wells across the state of New Mexico is 60,000. Compare that to the number of state inspectors who check those wells. Statewide there are just 14.
Jan. 8, 2015
Part of the Navajo Generating Station in northern Arizona will soon be shutting down to comply with EPA standards. While this upset some, the EPA insists climate action is in the hands of the community.
Jan. 7, 2015
Arizona's new Attorney General Mark Brnovich just took office this week, but he has already made his first move to defend one of the state's contested immigration laws.
Jan. 7, 2015
The Arizona Department of Health reports a 10 percent drop in teen pregnancy from 2012 to 2013.
Jan. 7, 2015
It’s been more than two weeks since Arizona began issuing driver’s licenses to young immigrants in response to a federal appeals court’s preliminary injunction. But the legal case still isn’t over yet.
Jan. 7, 2015
Arizona Sen. John McCain was named chairman of the Senate Committee on Armed Services Wednesday for the 114th congress.
Jan. 7, 2015
Divers are recovering chunks of Lake Havasu City’s London Bridge, one piece at a time.
Jan. 7, 2015
Gas prices continue to fall around the state, with some stations below $1.90. However, don’t expect fuel efficiency standards to fall as well.
Jan. 7, 2015
The new superintendents of Arizona and the Tucson Unified School District met Wednesday to discuss the fate of ethnic studies in the city’s public schools.
Jan. 7, 2015
The little town of Williams is known for being on Old Route 66 and close to the Grand Canyon.
Jan. 7, 2015
We followed up on the news that Clarence Carter will resign on Friday from his post as director of Arizona’s Department of Economic Security.
Jan. 7, 2015
In 2009, president Barack Obama spoke in Mesa about ways to fix the U.S. housing crisis. Now he’s returning to the Valley to talk about the housing recovery.
Jan. 7, 2015
New Arizona governor Doug Ducey has been state treasurer for the past four years, but that tends not to be an in-the-trenches position in state government.
Jan. 7, 2015
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is threatening to sue the federal government in an effort to force the development of an updated Mexican Wolf recovery plan. The agency served Interior Department officials with a notice of intent Tuesday.
Jan. 7, 2015
Over the winter holidays, including Christmas and New Year’s Eve, the Valley faced no-burn days. That raised the ire of a number of residents, who complained about not being able to sit around a crackling fire with their families — especially when nighttime temperatures dropped into the 30s.
Jan. 7, 2015
The Phoenix area is a desert, but there are some communities that have more prominent greenery and lawns. In a lot of cases, that’s been maintained for decades by irrigation. But what are the complications around irrigation?
Jan. 7, 2015
The Super Bowl is less than a month away and city leaders and law enforcement say they’re ready for the big event, despite there being fewer police officers on the street.
Jan. 7, 2015
Locals in the small towns of Mexico's Yucatan peninsula are celebrating the festival of the Three Kings this week.
Jan. 7, 2015
New Mexico's oil and gas industry is the goose that lays the golden egg. In recent years the industry generated about 30 percent of the state's revenue, which makes some in government especially protective of it.
Jan. 7, 2015
Arizona has spent more than $1.5 million in legal bills to defend its policy of denying driver’s licenses to young immigrants who qualify for an Obama administration program.
Jan. 6, 2015

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