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The Arizona Department of Education has shut down a school for special needs students in Glendale, but a spokesman for the school says the problems have been fixed and about 120 students will return next week.
Jun. 2, 2016
Soilworks truck
A piece of land that was improperly tilled led to hazardous road conditions, accidents and closures on Interstate 10. The dust was ultimately contained with a product called Gorilla Snot, produced by a Valley company.
Jun. 2, 2016
Fatal motor vehicle crashes in the state jumped up more than 15 percent in 2015 compared to 2014, according to new data released by the Arizona Department of Transportation.
Jun. 1, 2016
When it opened as the Jefferson Hotel in 1915, the six-story building was the tallest in the state. In 1960, it served as a brief backdrop in the movie, “Psycho.” The city bought it 25 years ago and it’s sat vacant for the last six.
Jun. 1, 2016
An unattended camp fire in Coconino National Forest.
During Memorial Day weekend, countless campers headed up to Northern Arizona, and many of them forgot to take care of something before heading home.
Jun. 1, 2016
Phoenix City Council members unanimously approved a new ordinance designed to protect dogs. It prohibits what's often called 'tethering,' or restraining a dog to a stationary object and leaving it unattended.
Jun. 1, 2016
Appetite book cover
Career shifts are often dramatic — but how about moving from designing science centers and focusing on education to becoming a novelist?
Jun. 1, 2016
Equal Opportunity Offenders poster
If the only music you know from "South Park" creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone is from their Broadway hit "The Book of Mormon," then you may be surprised that there’s a new production in the Valley entirely devoted to some of their other tunes.
Jun. 1, 2016
hot Thermometer
High temperatures in the Phoenix area in May stayed mostly in the upper 80s and lower 90s. That was fun while it lasted.
Jun. 1, 2016
Donalg Trump
Donald Trump’s success during the presidential campaign caught nearly everyone by surprise.
Jun. 1, 2016
APS
Arizona Public Service and its customers could see some big changes next year. On Wednesday, APS asked the Arizona Corporation Commission for its first full review of its rates in five years.
Jun. 1, 2016
volcanic eruption on Io
A Flagstaff scientist has a new idea about how mountains form on Io, the volcanic moon of Jupiter. Michael Bland of the U.S. Geological Survey created a mathematical model to explain Io’s unusual mountains.
Jun. 1, 2016
Solar panels
Residential customers of Arizona Public Service will see their rates go up by about eight percent and a new "demand charge" under the utility’s proposed rate changes.
Jun. 1, 2016
parked cars
As highs in the valley move beyond the 100 degree mark, temperatures inside your car will soar even higher. Those conditions can be deadly for kids and pets that could be left inside.
Jun. 1, 2016
Diane Maxine Richards
Tuesday was the deadline for an auditing firm to pay Kingman about $1.1 million allegedly stolen by a former city budget.
Jun. 1, 2016
Dickinson, North Dakota is a very different place than it was two years ago, when this oilfield town of less than 30,000 people was one of the fastest growing cities in the country. Since then, the price of oil has fallen by more than 50 percent. Nowhere are signs of the slowdown more visible than along Dickinson’s Highway 22. I decided to take a road trip to see what had changed along oil bust alley.
Jun. 1, 2016
U.S. Supreme Court
Tuesday's ruling sets a new precedent not only for cases that have not yet come to trial but also for others on death row who have not exhausted their appeals.
Jun. 1, 2016
When big retailers merge, remodel or file bankruptcy, they often turn to auction houses to sell their furniture, fixtures and equipment. Demand has become so strong that Surplus Asset Management is expanding to Canada and Mexico.
Jun. 1, 2016
Community paramedicine isn’t new-- Chandler, Buckeye and Mesa all have similar programs where paramedics make home visits to fill the gap between hospital and after-care instructions.
Jun. 1, 2016
Hayden Flour Mill 2
The Tempe City Council has approved a plan to redevelop the Hayden Flour Mill while protecting its historic value.
Jun. 1, 2016

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