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Groups of hikers and runners who want to do grueling excursions across the Grand Canyon will soon need a permit — a move officials say will cut back on overcrowding, litter and safety issues at the popular tourist attraction in Arizona.
August 29, 2014
Claiming illegal political motives, attorneys for Republicans are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to void the lines drawn by the Independent Redistricting Commission for the state's 30 legislative districts.
August 29, 2014
Two brothers have completed a drive from Flagstaff to the Grand Canyon in a vintage steam car. Chris and Nick Howell say their restored Toledo Steam Car reached the canyon's South Rim around sunset Wednesday, but not without a little help.
August 29, 2014
President Barack Obama says he still intends to act on his own to change immigration policies but stopped short of reiterating his past vows to act by end of summer.
August 29, 2014
Shanesha Taylor of Phoenix, who left her two children in a hot car while she attended a job interview, has regained custody of them.
August 29, 2014
The city-owned Barrister Place building, known for being featured in the 1960s movie “Psycho,” is being cast in a new role in downtown Phoenix.
August 28, 2014
Democrat David Garcia is running for state superintendent of education. His campaign saw a significant boost in contributions following Tuesday’s primary election.
August 28, 2014
It was considered a premier project that would boost the state — and the city that housed it. But over time it became a divisive issue.
August 28, 2014
The Tohono O’odham Nation broke ground on its West Valley Casino on Thursday. Contractors estimate the entire project will be completed within three years.
August 28, 2014
The Arizona State University football team faces Weber State in its Thursday night season opener. It was the team's first game since its stadium lost a few thousand seats.
August 28, 2014
Brian Hulsey was sentenced to death Thursday for the 2007 fatal shooting of a Glendale police officer.
August 28, 2014
The Congressional race in Arizona’s 1st District is still too close to call. Only about 380 votes separate the two Republicans who want to unseat Democratic incumbent Ann Kirkpatrick.
August 28, 2014
In advance of Labor Day, gas prices around Arizona dropped for the eighth straight week.
August 28, 2014
Just a day after Republican Doug Ducey won his party’s nomination for governor, the gloves are off.
August 28, 2014
Construction on U.S. 89 south of Page is underway. About 500 feet of the road gave way in February of last year following a landslide.
August 28, 2014
Cochise County elections officials say they’ve had to reprocess more than 20,000 ballots from Tuesday's election. The problem is being blamed on an apparent computer glitch.
August 27, 2014
Maricopa County will open a citizens’ flood recovery information center in New River today. It is designed to assist residents affected by last week’s flooding.
August 27, 2014
Valley-based shop Sweet Republic was named on a list of the top ten best frozen desserts in America.
August 27, 2014
Arizona’s primary election will lead to a brief breather from campaign intensity, though it’s going to ramp up again quite soon.
August 27, 2014
The seriousness of data breaches has become more intense in recent months. Whether it’s information on customers who shop at Target or eat at P.F. Chang’s, concern about privacy protection is growing.
August 27, 2014

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