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In the dog days of summer in Arizona, many people escape the heat for a float down the river. Most return home with a good story. In Flagstaff, river guides often take great pride in the craft of weaving a good yarn. In our series, "Arizona River Stories," we'll hear tales from five of these storytellers.
Aug. 10, 2016
Arizona Supreme Court building
The two positions were created earlier this year, bumping the court up from five to seven seats.
Aug. 10, 2016
Tohono O'odham casino
The Tohono O’Odham Nation opened the Desert Diamond West Valley Casino in December. But the tribe has been limited in the games if offers because Arizona Gaming Director Daniel Bergin has refused to approve full gaming at the facility.
Aug. 10, 2016
plastic bags
"I think cities need to abide by the statutes that are passed at the Capitol," said Sen. Gail Griffin, R- Hereford.
Aug. 10, 2016
leaf-footed bug
Have you ever seen a strange critter crawling across the floor you couldn’t identify? The Arizona Science Desk wants to help you get answers!
Aug. 10, 2016
The location’s purpose is to organize efforts to defeat a measure up for vote in November that would require criminal background checks on all gun sales, including private party gun sales.
Aug. 10, 2016
Some donation bins could soon begin disappearing from shopping centers across Arizona. A new state law that recently took effect lays out the rules for where those large metal boxes are allowed.
Aug. 10, 2016
Arizona’s overall farm real estate values are up slightly this year, while cropland values are down.
Aug. 9, 2016
Google recession-proof businesses and you get the typical results: funeral parlors, cigarettes and alcohol, and beauty care. But coming back from the Great Recession is still pretty tough, even in businesses that are supposed to be recession-proof.
Aug. 9, 2016
Flooded streets in Tucson
Rainfall subsided Tuesday afternoon in Tucson, after a morning downpour that dropped more than two inches, closed roads and slowed traffic throughout the metro area.
Aug. 9, 2016
The Clinton campaign is now targeting Arizona has a state it might win. Representatives of the campaign have notified Arizona democratic leaders of plans to transfer funds to hire more field organizers.
Aug. 9, 2016
mars craters
Vera Mulyani calls herself a “Marschitect.” She has a background in architecture, urban design and film-making, and is interested in ideas for building a city on Mars.
Aug. 9, 2016
child playing
A Phoenix-based non-profit is partnering with ASU to test its program aimed at preventing child abuse. Childhelp’s curriculum will be in one Valley elementary school this year. The group’s looking for a high school district with whom to partner, as well.
Aug. 9, 2016
land on the navajo nation
Women in Indian Country experience violence – including sexual violence – at alarming rates. The federal Department of Justice reports that women in Indian Country are the victims of sexual assault, rape and violence at a rate that’s more than twice that of other women in the U.S.
Aug. 9, 2016
american airlines plane
American Airlines recently announced it’ll move its pilot training center from Phoenix to Charlotte and Ft. Worth; this follows last year’s move of the carrier’s flight attendant training from Phoenix to Texas.
Aug. 9, 2016
pew research
The survey found 52 percent of Hispanics said they had regularly or occasionally experienced discrimination or have been treated unfairly because of their race or ethnicity. And, about 6 in 10 Hispanics said that race relations in the U.S. are generally bad, the study found.
Aug. 9, 2016
Chase Field
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors meets Wednesday to discuss a touchy subject: whether to pay for upgrades that the Arizona Diamondbacks say are necessary for Chase Field.
Aug. 9, 2016
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.
A new Arizona State University study on traffic stops by the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office found patterns of racially discriminatory policing. Some deputies, for example, were twice as likely as their colleagues to stop Hispanics.
Aug. 9, 2016
Part 3: Brad Dimock tells the mysterious tale of Glen and Bessie Hyde who disappeared from their honeymoon trip down the Colorado River in 1928.
Aug. 9, 2016
The National Weather Service is warning of heavy rain, dust, and localized flooding as multiple storm fronts move into the Valley today and tomorrow.
Aug. 9, 2016

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