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Earlier this year, the Arizona legislature wrapped up its session with a balanced budget, but some counties are struggling to get there and hold the state responsible.
Jun. 18, 2015
Three major fires burning north of the valley have caused smoky air conditions.
Jun. 18, 2015
Deputy Marshal Amelia Swenhaugen said someone claiming to be from the U.S. Marshal’s Service is calling and threatening people.
Jun. 18, 2015
The giant sign is made of confiscated firearms and was erected in 2012 by then President Felipe Calderon as a means of sending a message to the United States.
Jun. 18, 2015
Gov. Doug Ducey's state hiring freeze has saved Arizona taxpayers $2.2 million since it was enacted by executive order in January.
Jun. 18, 2015
More people were rescued at the Grand Canyon in 2014 than in any year since 2001, with most being unprepared hikers, a park official said.
Jun. 18, 2015
What has been the Governor’s Office of Children, Youth and Families, is getting a new name and focus. The Office of Youth, Faith and Families will work with the faith-based community to provide services for children and their parents.
Jun. 18, 2015
Arizona's Adult Protective Services agency is adding staff and contractors to deal with caseloads that are three to four times above the goal.
Jun. 18, 2015
The Kearny River Fire burning 85 miles south of Phoenix has grown another 700 acres since Thursday morning.
Jun. 18, 2015
The heatwave in the valley will continue today. Forecasters say area highs could be record breaking.
Jun. 18, 2015
The Supreme Court ruled Thursday for an Arizona church in a dispute over a town's sign law in a decision that three justices said could threaten municipal sign regulations across the country.
Jun. 18, 2015
The New Horizons space probe is set to pass Pluto next month, marking humanity’s closest encounter with the dwarf-planet. As data is sent back to Earth, an Arizona laboratory is ready to recreate what is found.
Jun. 18, 2015
U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva introduced legislation Tuesday aimed at repealing a land exchange approved in the 2015 defense spending bill. It’s the latest effort by exchange opponents who say some of the impacted land holds religious significance to a local Native American tribe.
Jun. 18, 2015
The death of an immigrant detained at a private facility in Eloy has been ruled a suicide, according to an autopsy report released on Wednesday. The circumstances of the man’s death in May were one factor that sparked recent protests over conditions at the detention center.
Jun. 17, 2015
The members of three local Native American tribes were outside an Arizona Dept. of transportation meeting Wednesday and speaking out against an extension of the Valley’s Loop 202 Freeway.
Jun. 17, 2015
There is a rise of drug overdose deaths in half of the U.S. population.
Jun. 17, 2015
Arizona Congressman Raul Grijalva introduced legislation Wednesday aimed at blocking Resolution Copper from opening a mine near Superior, Ariz.
Jun. 17, 2015
Writing a series of novels takes a lot of creativity, skill and luck. And when you’re picking up someone else’s characters and style, that increases the challenges.
Jun. 17, 2015
Arizona State University’s baseball team has produced a roster of Major League Baseball all-stars, but it’s rare that a college baseball head coach moves on to become a Major League Baseball manager.
Jun. 17, 2015
With the recent declared candidacies of Jeb Bush and Donald Trump on the Republican side and Martin O’Malley on the Democratic side, there are now 19 people running for president in 2016.
Jun. 17, 2015

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