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monsoon flooding
Recovery from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma will be a long, slow process. Houses and other buildings were destroyed or severely damaged, and other kinds of property like cars were waterlogged and end up crushed or junked. Other autos, though, still look pretty good — and with some cosmetic touch-ups, could easily be sold to an unsuspecting customer.
Sep. 12, 2017
Arpaio
The Justice Department says it now agrees with lawyers for former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who say his criminal conviction should be thrown out after President Trump pardoned him. But a handful of groups and attorneys have filed friend-of-the-court briefs with Judge Susan Bolton, opposing that move.
Sep. 12, 2017
Anne Ryman
Attorney General Mark Brnovich has filed a lawsuit against the Arizona Board of Regents. It’s focused on what Brnovich says is a violation of the state Constitution — that the Regents have raised tuition at the three public universities to an inappropriate level far beyond what the Constitution says should be “as nearly free as possible.”
Sep. 12, 2017
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In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, 4.6 million pounds of airborne emissions were released.
Sep. 12, 2017
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When I was 17, I started asking doctors to sterilize me. But they wouldn't. They told me things like, "Well, what if you change your mind later?" or, "You're too young to know this is the right choice for you."
Sep. 12, 2017
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Florida is extremely vulnerable to rising sea levels, but many lawmakers in the state are reluctant to address climate change. Will growing environmental risks shift political attitudes?
Sep. 12, 2017
The latest batch of counterfeit U.S. bills bearing Chinese stamps are found at Kingman truck stop.
Sep. 12, 2017
John McCain
Arizona U.S. Sen. John McCain will stay in Washington and undergo brain cancer treatments while he shepherds his Defense Authorization bill.
Sep. 12, 2017
Scottsdale Stadium
“The trend really with spring training over the last five to 10 years it’s really grown,” said Chris Walsh, a Scottsdale parks and recreation manager. “We need to have the change, the flexibility, to change with the times.”
Sep. 12, 2017
Nuclear plant
Arizonans exposed to radiation related to the nuclear weapons industry can find help applying for federal benefits at four meetings this week.
Sep. 12, 2017
Phoenix's plan to divert green waste and recyclables away from landfills is suffering due to poor participation in the curbside composting program.
Sep. 12, 2017
Arizona Border
The U.S. Border Patrol is concerned about an ambitious cross-border energy project that will send power from Arizona into Mexico.
Sep. 12, 2017
Ford Proving Grounds
Arizona has six major proving grounds where miles of track are carefully curated to test car handling in the desert heat.
Sep. 12, 2017
Attorneys for the prisoners have been calling inmates as witnesses in an ongoing prison health care settlement. Many of those inmates have complained that the state retaliated against them for their testimony.
Sep. 12, 2017
Joe Arpaio
Because the pardon was issued before the sentence, the government said Arpaio will face no consequences from the guilty verdict, making it moot.
Sep. 12, 2017
A National Seismologic Service monitor
Mexico is still facing the devastation left by last Thursday’s earthquake, its strongest recorded so far.
Sep. 12, 2017
Construction began Monday on the Phoenix renovation project that will beautify nearly 12 miles along the Grand Canal.
Sep. 12, 2017
Arizona DOT
Arizona Department of Transportation is testing thermal cameras in the Valley to detect wrong-way vehicles. The cameras alerted authorities to wrong-way drivers in the early-morning hours of Sunday and Monday.
Sep. 11, 2017
"The Quarterback Whisper"
The Arizona Cardinals began their 2017 NFL season with a disappointing loss to the Detroit Lions. This is a season full of pressure for a club that was expected to be a Super Bowl contender last year and ended up not even making the playoffs.
Sep. 11, 2017
Scott Craven
So we’ve all heard of the Lost Dutchman but have you ever heard of Robert Jones? Jones was a soldier at Fort Huachuca and in 1941, he and a friend went for a walk in a nearby canyon and he fell into a hole. He finds a chamber filled with gold ingots and a chair that looks like a throne. And the story doesn’t end there.
Sep. 11, 2017

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