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Temperatures are expected to remain above average for the next few days and, if the National Weather Service is correct, we can forget about a significant cool down anytime soon. But when it comes to forest fires, these warmer-than-average temperatures could be a problem.
February 13, 2015
Last month, Arizona Game and Fish rescued a 45 pound beaver from Tempe Town Lake. The beaver was nursed back to health and on Thursday, finally released into the wild.
February 13, 2015
Over the next few days, temperatures are expected to be warmer than average.
February 13, 2015
A critically endangered Southwest species once down to 22 individuals is bouncing back due to a multi-agency partnership. And now the public can see them up close, and maybe in the wild.
February 13, 2015
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and four top leaders will face a civil contempt of court hearing in April for repeatedly violating a federal judge’s orders.
February 12, 2015
National media crowded into Prescott this week after news that one of its native daughters died while in captivity of ISIS. The small town’s healing over Kayla Mueller’s death is just starting.
February 12, 2015
The Fourth Annual Arizona SciTech Festival officially kicked off Wednesday, launching more than 800 science, technology, engineering and math events taking place statewide over the next few months.
February 12, 2015
The Glendale Public Library system may be downsizing.
February 12, 2015
This morning marked the start of Maricopa County’s 14th annual StandDown, a two-day event aimed at helping homeless and at-risk veterans get help with services, like medical care, social security and housing.
February 12, 2015
Forty years ago, one of the most significant discoveries in the study of human evolution was made in Ethiopia. It was the fossilized remains of a human ancestor more than 3 million years old. But you probably know her as Lucy.
February 12, 2015
Glendale’s city manager announced her intention to resign during Thursdays’ city council meeting.
February 12, 2015
The Indian Legal Program within Arizona State University’s O’Connor College of Law is hosting a conference Thursday and Friday, dealing with tribal governments and e-commerce.
February 12, 2015
New research from the University of Arizona suggests lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adolescents who come out in high school have higher self esteem and lower levels of depression later on than kids who did not.
February 12, 2015
In his budget plan released last month, Governor Doug Ducey proposed cutting the reimbursement rate for the state’s Medicaid program, known as AHCCCS, by 3 percent.
February 12, 2015
Thursday, Governor Doug Ducey reversed a move made Wednesday by Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas. Douglas fired the executive director of the Arizona Board of Education, along with her deputy. But Ducey said as far as he’s concerned, they’re still on the job.
February 12, 2015
Phoenix Chinese Week is going on now through Sunday. And if you’re looking for ways to celebrate, we’ve got a few ideas to serve up — like table tennis. China has dominated the sport for decades, taking home 24 of the 28 Olympic gold medals given for table tennis.
February 12, 2015
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery joined members of the Scottsdale police department on Thursday to announce the bust of a recent retail crime ring. Seventeen defendants are now facing felony counts for trafficking stolen baby formula.
February 12, 2015
Life is getting a little easier for drivers looking to park in downtown Phoenix. The city is launching a pay-by-phone parking app.
February 12, 2015
A new study for The Solar Foundation documents the number of solar jobs in each of the 50 states. Arizona has the third-largest number of solar jobs in the country.
February 12, 2015
Former Arizona Congressman Rick Renzi is waiting to hear if he can put off serving a prison sentence in a corruption case.
February 12, 2015

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