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University of Phoenix Stadium
In the aftermath of the Super Bowl’s first ever overtime, Arizona tourism officials are hoping to rally their teams to get the big game back to the Valley in the future.
Feb. 6, 2017
Homeless panhandler poverty
Homeless and at-risk veterans will have access to a one-stop shop of services this week. The Maricopa County StandDown event is designed to help former members of the military and to increase community awareness about the problems they sometimes face.
Feb. 6, 2017
cell phone
We use our smartphones all … the … time. But, at what cost? Nancy Colier has been studying this. She’s a psychotherapist based in New York City and author of "The Power of Off: The Mindful Way to Stay Sane in a Virtual World."
Feb. 6, 2017
Petrified Forest National Park
Picture this. You’re in Petrified Forest National Park, digging, and you come upon a fossil that makes paleontologists re-think what they know about a particular species. That did not happen to Annette McGivney, but it could have. The park hosts “regular people” for digs three times a year through the Petrified Forest Field Institute.
Feb. 6, 2017
Football field
Yesterday’s Super Bowl featured one of the greatest comebacks in sports history. But if you don’t care about football, there were always the television ads … And with us for a few minutes to talk about Super Bowl ads and the bigger picture is Louie Moses, president and creative director of the Phoenix-based Moses Agency.
Feb. 6, 2017
The effects of climate change are anticipated to be wide-ranging, with concerns related to whether higher temperatures and drier conditions could hurt what we grow, especially food.
Feb. 6, 2017
Arizona Capitol building
The initiative process has been part of Arizona since its earliest days as a state. But the current legislative session includes multiple bills that attempt to defang the initiative process.
Feb. 6, 2017
Susan Levy and Tom Waldeck
Not too long ago, 15 acres of land on the corner of Central Avenue and Indian School Road sat empty. But, in 2011, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton struck a deal between the land’s owner and a local nonprofit called Keep Phoenix Beautiful to transform the space. But, now, the garden is being shut down — without much notice.
Feb. 6, 2017
Textbooks, school, education
On Tuesday, the full U.S. Senate is expected to vote on the nomination of Betsy Devos to be the next U.S. secretary of Education. To learn more about the Devos confirmation and the likelihood of her approval, we spoke with Elizabeth Mann of the Brookings Institution.
Feb. 6, 2017
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A little more than a year ago it all started with Peas-in-Guac. Now those safety slogans on signs above Arizona highways will be written by one clever Arizonan, if only for a short time.
Feb. 6, 2017
A mysterious object found off I-10 in Casa Grande was not from outer space. But, it had many curious about why an apparent space capsule had fallen in the Arizona desert.
Feb. 6, 2017
Hideki Matsuyama won the Waste Management Phoenix Open on the fourth hole of a playoff for the second straight year, outlasting Webb Simpson Sunday at TPC Scottsdale.
Feb. 6, 2017
Calling it an insurance scam, a Prescott lawmaker wants to make it illegal for sober living homes and similar day-treatment centers to pay people for referrals.
Feb. 6, 2017
cell phone
For the first time, Arizona lawmakers are weighing rules on when police can use technology to track your cell phone.
Feb. 6, 2017
construction
A bill at state legislature could strip homeowners’ ability to hold contractors accountable.
Feb. 6, 2017
water faucet
People living on opposite ends of the Valley have been dealing with the same problem - spiking water bills.
Feb. 6, 2017
A 15-acre urban community garden in Central Phoenix will be closing abruptly and the land returned to the U.S. Department of the Interior.
Feb. 6, 2017
The city of Phoenix has partnered with a company called Recyclebank to give residents more incentives to recycle.
Feb. 6, 2017
arizona license plates
The Arizona Senate has voted for a law that would ban license plate covers typically used to prevent photo enforcement cameras from capturing an image of the plate.
Feb. 6, 2017
protest
Last year hundreds of thousands of people from around the world united with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to protest the Dakota Access Pipeline. That protest continues as President Trump advances development. The movement has brought a megaphone to the battle between what tribes believe to be sacred and what westerners consider fair game all across the U.S.
Feb. 6, 2017

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