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Arizona voters could still get the last word on whether they want to ban paying petition circulators on a per name basis. Opponents of House Bill 2404 will need to start gathering signatures.
Mar. 31, 2017
Some Arizona lawmakers voted to block a measure that would stop people from buying smart guns.
Mar. 31, 2017
A court ruling Thursday said Arizona does not have a legal duty to protect property from wildfires. The ruling upheld a dismissal of lawsuits filed by homeowners whose property was destroyed by the 2013 Yarnell Hill Fire.
Mar. 31, 2017
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Work begins again Friday at Peru’s Cerro Verde mine. The country’s largest copper mine, owned by Phoenix-based Freeport McMoRan, has been on strike for three weeks.
Mar. 31, 2017
Chase Field
A sea of Cub-blue nearly blanketed the stands when the defending World Series champions played the Arizona Diamondbacks at Salt River Fields.
Mar. 31, 2017
Arizona DOT
If you’re in a fender-bender on Valley freeways, Arizona Department of Transportation can now come to the rescue.
Mar. 31, 2017
speeding car
The Governors Highway Safety Association issued its latest report on Pedestrian Traffic Fatalities. The number of nationwide deaths increased by 11 percent.
Mar. 31, 2017
Wallow Fire
A wet winter means fire season is expected to start later than usual in Arizona’s mountains. But southern Arizona is a different story.
Mar. 30, 2017
Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Prosecutors are opposing former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's bid to prohibit comments he made about immigration on the campaign trail from being mentioned at his upcoming criminal trial
Mar. 30, 2017
The Center for Biological Diversity says there are fewer than 50 cactus pygmy owls left in Arizona due to development in their habitats, and they are still declining in the Sonoran Desert.
Mar. 30, 2017
skating on the ramp
Listen to the sounds of Jose Rivera learning to skateboard through Skate After School.
Mar. 30, 2017
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The Phoenix Pride Parade and festival is this weekend. More than 2,000 people from the LGBTQ community and allies will be marching down Third Street on Sunday, celebrating how far their community has come.
Mar. 30, 2017
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A new project to document the history of Arizona’s LGBT community is getting off the ground. It’s called the Arizona LGBT+ History Project and is a collaboration between Phoenix Pride, ASU Libraries and the man known as the Hip Historian, Marshall Shore.
Mar. 30, 2017
John McCain
U.S. Sen. John McCain has reintroduced the Currency Optimization, Innovation and National Savings, or COINS Act. Among other provisions, the bill would move to a $1 coin and stop minting the penny.
Mar. 30, 2017
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On Tuesday, a federal judge approved a settlement that allocates $87 million to the city of Flint, Michigan, for the purpose of replacing roughly 18,000 contaminated water lines by 2020.
Mar. 30, 2017
Basketball
Even though two of the four schools still alive in the tournament are Final Four newcomers, they all are either traditionally strong basketball programs or come from one of the bigger conferences in the country. But for the smaller schools that make the tournament, going deep into March Madness can turn into a pricey proposition.
Mar. 30, 2017
The battle over citizen initiatives is continuing at the state Capitol today. Ever since voters approved a minimum-wage increase in November, Republican lawmakers have been pushing changes to the initiative process.
Mar. 30, 2017
Military vehicles
The U.S. has engaged in a number of wars over the past several decades — including in Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan. Scott Silverstone is a professor of international relations at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and author of the book "Preventive War and American Democracy."
Mar. 30, 2017
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President Trump’s budget proposal eliminates a lot of federal spending, including the Chemical Safety Board. Now, you usually don’t hear about the Chemical Safety Board until after a catastrophic explosion, like the one in west Texas back in 2015 that killed 15 people.
Mar. 30, 2017
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Today, the Senate Intelligence Committee holds its first open hearing on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Mar. 30, 2017

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