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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.
April 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.
April 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.
April 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.
April 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.
April 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.
April 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.
April 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.
April 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.
April 20, 2015
The Phoenix Human Relations Commission will meet Monday to discuss improving the relationship between the community and the Phoenix Police Department.
April 20, 2015
A California condor "missing and feared dead" from near Grand Canyon National Park has been found by 200 miles from home near Cortez, Colo.
April 20, 2015
By vetoing a bill that would have banned Palcohol earlier this week, Governor Ducey has cleared the way for the new alcoholic product to show up in Arizona stores.
April 17, 2015
This weekend, a lot of people are going to be in downtown Phoenix playing 3-on-3 basketball as part of the Valley’s largest outdoor hoops festival.
April 17, 2015
The City of Phoenix is preparing to sell the Sheraton hotel in downtown Phoenix. The hotel has lost $38 million since 2008 and they city is now refinancing that debt.
April 17, 2015
A Valley couple involved in a $2 million dollar food-stamp fraud case has been ordered to repay the funds.
April 17, 2015
Last November, Arizona elected a new Governor and Attorney General, among other offices, and the Navajo Nation was scheduled to hold its presidential election. But a series of issues, including the disqualification of one finalist on questions about his ability to speak Navajo, ended up moving election day on the reservation to next Tuesday, April 21.
April 17, 2015
All charges have been dropped against a former Navajo Nation lawmaker accused of funneling thousands of dollars to her family.
April 17, 2015
It’s envisioned as a kind of Works Progress Administration, version 2.0 — sending students into Phoenix to try to organize an arts and design core.
April 17, 2015
The Musical Instrument Museum is celebrating its fifth anniversary. The north Phoenix museum has more than 6,000 instruments from around 200 countries and includes a theater.
April 17, 2015
A few decades ago, if you wanted to play a video game, you went to an arcade. It was a shared experience that the creators of the ZapCon Arcade and Pinball Convention hope to recreate.
April 17, 2015

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