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Incoming GOP Senate Homeland Security Chairman Plans Border Bill
The incoming chairman of the Senate's Homeland Security committee says he will aim to pass a border security bill once a new GOP-controlled congress convenes in January.
Nov. 12, 2014
Reward To Find Tortoise Killer Increased
A reward has been increased for information leading to who shot and killed a desert tortoise near Fountain Hills this summer.
Nov. 12, 2014
Flu Season Begins, But The Virus Is Studied All Year
Flu season officially arrived in Arizona last week, when the state’s first case of locally acquired influenza was diagnosed in Pima County. But health departments investigate flu cases year round to help get a better sense of the infectious virus.
Nov. 11, 2014
Arizona Sees Big Drop In Valley Fever Cases
Valley fever cases in Arizona dropped dramatically last year.
Nov. 11, 2014
Navajo Presidential Election Re-Scheduled
Navajo Election Officials have set a date for the tribe’s rescheduled presidential election.
Nov. 11, 2014
Corporation Commission To Weigh Removal Of Energy Efficiency Standards
There are no apparent plans at the Arizona Corporation Commission to force APS to disclose its 'dark money' spending this year. It is, however, pondering whether to eliminate some aspects of the state's energy efficiency standards that APS and other utilities have to follow.
Nov. 11, 2014
Three Men Who Illegally Killed Wildlife Face Federal Charges
Three men who have been convicted for state hunting violations in Nevada are now facing trial on federal charges stemming from a poaching ring.
Nov. 11, 2014
Veterans Affairs Reorganization Isnt New
Just in time for Veterans Day, VA Secretary Bob McDonald announced a reorganization of the agency Sunday night on the news program "60 Minutes."
Nov. 11, 2014
State Legislators Updated On Department Of Child Safety Performance
Members of the state legislature received an update Monday on how the new Department of Child Safety is performing. DCS officials say their staff is on track to reduce a 13,000 case backlog by January.
Nov. 11, 2014
UA Study Researches Link Between Sleep And Developmental Disorders
Secrets to understanding developmental disorders may have links to infant sleep patterns, and a prominent funding group thinks a University of Arizona study needs to go further to find out.
Nov. 11, 2014
New Videos Released Of Deadly Yarnell Hill Fire
New videos have been released from last summer’s deadly Yarnell Hill fire. The images and sounds help give a sense of the day 19 elite firefighters died in the small-town wildfire.
Nov. 10, 2014
Maricopa County Elections Officials Finish Counting Early And Provisional Ballots
The Maricopa County Elections office finished counting early ballots.
Nov. 10, 2014
Lessons Learned From First ACA Enrollment Shape 2nd Enrollment Strategy
Open enrollment for insurance plans through the federal marketplace starts Saturday, Nov. 15.
Nov. 10, 2014
Arizona Cardinals Lose An Injured Carson Palmer For The Season
The Arizona Cardinals’ starting quarterback Carson Palmer is out for the rest of the season, a few days after signing a three-year contract extension. Palmer suffered a serious knee injury in Sunday’s win against St. Louis.
Nov. 10, 2014
The Arizona Zoological Society Changes Its Name
Visitors to the Phoenix Zoo can expect some changes. Specifically, a name change to the governing organization.
Nov. 10, 2014
 Judge Denies McSally Request To Halt Ballot Counting In CD2 Race
There is still not a winner named in Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District race between Republican Martha McSally and Democratic Incumbent Ron Barber. Over the weekend McSally’s campaign challenged the verification of provisional ballots in Pima County. On Monday a judge denied the request.
Nov. 10, 2014
Major Sporting Events May Bring Heavy Traffic To West Valley
Big wins may mean big traffic for the Valley. This weekend, Phoenix played host to a NASCAR race and an NFL game.
Nov. 10, 2014
Mexican Gray Wolf Deaths Investigated In New Mexico
The deaths of two Mexican gray wolves in New Mexico are being investigated.
Nov. 10, 2014
Tempes A Mountain Painted UA Colors More Than 2 Weeks Before Rivalry Game
The ASU vs. UA football game is more than two weeks away but the rivalry traditions are already underway. Students on the ASU campus woke up Monday morning with the A on "A" Mountain painted red and blue.
Nov. 10, 2014
Interstate Stream Commission Considers Proposals To Divert Part Of Gila River
The commission faces an end of the year deadline to decide whether to accept federal money to build a diversion and storage system along the Gila.
Nov. 10, 2014

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