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Oil and gas companies want to drill next to Chaco Canyon in New Mexico, an area with the largest concentration of pueblos, or ancient dwellings, in North America. A two-month public comment period starts Oct. 21.
Oct. 20, 2016
Michelle Obama takes the stage
“This is unlike any other time in those thirty five years that I have felt this kind of excitement about the possibility of Arizona going blue," said Arizona resident Judy Register.
Oct. 20, 2016
With early voting underway in Arizona, you may be seeing more mailers in your mailbox, and be getting more knocks on your door from candidates and their campaigns. And, that’s not by accident.
Oct. 20, 2016
The results of a new Morrison Institute/Arizona Republic poll show November 8 may be a difficult one for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
Oct. 20, 2016
Pipevine Swallowtail Butterfly
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!
Oct. 20, 2016
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has been ordered to update a decades-old recovery plan for the endangered Mexican wolf.
Oct. 20, 2016
Editor Holly Welker said her book features essays from women who are in same-sex relationships, essays by women who never married, and essays about divorce, and about widowhood.
Oct. 20, 2016
Desert Discovery Center
The Scottsdale Mayor’s race pits incumbent Mayor Jim Lane against former councilman Bob Littlefield. If elected, Lane would serve his third and final term as mayor. Littlefield was on the council for 12 years.
Oct. 20, 2016
It took 150 firefighters to put out an apartment fire in Gilbert Saturday night. Investigators are now looking for a person of interest who was seen near the complex.
Oct. 20, 2016
Elephant Butte Dam
Elephant Butte Dam rose from the desert of southern New Mexico a century ago — the solution to an international water feud between the United States and Mexico.
Oct. 20, 2016
Rasheeda Speaking poster
Chicago playwright Joel Drake Johnson’s tidy one-act isn’t perfect, but it offers interesting perspective and burnishes its rough edges with some real literary style. The cast and their director offset the script’s soft spots with an obvious affection for the material.
Oct. 20, 2016
Phoenix city council meeting
Phoenix city leaders are taking their first step towards creating a Latino Cultural Center. On Wednesday, council members approved spending $70,000 for a consultant to conduct a capital needs assessment and feasibility study for a center that would “promote knowledge and appreciation of the cultures of Latinos.”
Oct. 20, 2016
 death chamber
The plaintiffs in a lawsuit challenging Arizona’s death penalty want more than a promise that Arizona will never again use a controversial lethal injection drug.
Oct. 19, 2016
Feral cats
By a vote of 7-1, Phoenix City Council members approved an ordinance making it a misdemeanor for someone to maintain 10 or more animals without appropriate food, water and medical care — with one exception.
Oct. 19, 2016
arizona ballot
With early voting already underway, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals is likely to rule within days.
Oct. 19, 2016
Chelsea Clinton focused on student debt as she addressed several hundred supporters at the ASU Tempe campus.
Oct. 19, 2016
Newly released data shows the number of families from Central America arriving at the southern border this year nearly reached the unexpected levels that threatened the U.S.’s immigration resources in 2014.
Oct. 19, 2016
While Republican nominee Donald Trump continues to assert that the presidential election will be rigged, Arizona’s chief elections official said it simply isn’t possible here.
Oct. 19, 2016
Addario
Lynsey Addario continues to travel to daunting locales for her job. As the title of her autobiography plainly put it, "It’s What I Do."
Oct. 19, 2016
Phoenix Suns
Phoenix Suns Head Coach Earl Watson, who took over on an interim basis last season, has tried to incorporate unique ways of looking at basketball and reestablishing the importance of teamwork.
Oct. 19, 2016

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