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Firewood Retailers Blowing Smoke
A recent audit of retailers who sell firewood turned up some disturbing results, according to the Arizona Department of Weights and Measures.
Dec. 9, 2013
Seniors Not As Affected By ACA Due To Medicare
A new report says for many seniors the Affordable Care Act has provided additional health care services without few extra requirements.
Dec. 9, 2013
Airline Merger Will Be Completed Monday
It’s been almost a year since it was first announced. Now the long-awaited merger between Tempe-based US Airways and American Airlines will be completed Monday. Passengers won’t notice many changes at first.
Dec. 9, 2013
Navajo Nation Builds First Alternative Energy Home
A Navajo family is moving into the first "green" house on the reservation this weekend. It is powered by solar energy during the day and wind energy at night. The nonprofit IINA Solutions partnered with Mark Snyder Electrics and the Navajo Nation to build the home.
Dec. 6, 2013
State Land Deparment Making Some Money For Schools
It’s been a pretty good week for the state land department.
Dec. 6, 2013
Local Business Owners Weigh In Over Online Sales Tax
State lawmakers from around the country have been in Washington, D.C., the past few days talking to members of Congress about several issues, including the Marketplace Fairness Act.
Dec. 6, 2013
Arizona CPS Scandal Surprising In Scope
Child Welfare advocates offered suggestions this week on ways to improve Arizona’s Child Protective Services system in the wake of the agency disclosing that more than 6,000 cases have gone unreported.
Dec. 6, 2013
Proposed Mexican Gray Wolf Changes Raise Eyebrows
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service this week held a public hearing in northeastern Arizona on a proposal to expand the range of Mexican gray wolves.
Dec. 6, 2013
How Does Arizona Define Cold?
On Friday, the National Weather Service in Phoenix issued its winter weather outlook.
Dec. 6, 2013
Why Do Gasoline Prices Fluctuate?
John Hofmeister is founder and CEO of Citizens for Affordable Energy and former President of Shell Oil. He explained the price fluctuations.
Dec. 6, 2013
Ann Mortons Ground Cover On Roosevelt Row
The impact of art on our souls and minds is indisputable, but how often is that effect practical?
Dec. 6, 2013
Arizona WWII Memorial Dedicated Saturday
Dec. 7 is Pearl Harbor Day, and Arizona will dedicate its World War II Memorial during a ceremony at Wesley Bolin Plaza in Phoenix.
Dec. 6, 2013
Did You Know: Japanese Flower Gardens Once A South Phoenix Tourist Attraction
In the years following World War II the base of South Mountain in Phoenix was filled with citrus and vegetable farms. Then a group of residents decided to grow something new.
Dec. 6, 2013
2014 World Cup Draw Set; Teams Prepare For Brazil
The United States is in one of the so-called ‘groups of doom,' facing Germany, Ghana and Portugal.
Dec. 6, 2013
New Planet Discovered By U Of A Astronomers
A team of astronomers, led by a graduate student from the University of Arizona, has discovered the first planet outside our solar system to be discovered at the U of A.
Dec. 6, 2013
 Hopi Sue Auction House To Stop Another Sale
The Hopi Tribe is trying to block a French auction house from selling 32 sacred objects. A Paris judge will rule Friday.
Dec. 6, 2013
 Texas Lt. Governor Calls For Permanent Surge Along US-Mexico Border
Texas law enforcement leaders announced Tuesday they are ending controversial traffic checkpoints along the Texas-Mexico border. But the state is simultaneously gearing up for an unprecedented “Permanent Border Surge.”
Dec. 6, 2013
Downtown Tempe Braces For Pac-12 Weekend Crowd
Tempe officials expect 300,000 people to squeeze into the downtown area Saturday, an unusual amount for this time of year.
Dec. 6, 2013
Rep. Issa Brings Healthcare Debate to Arizona
A California Republican comes to Apache Junction on Friday to hold a hearing on the Affordable Care Act.
Dec. 6, 2013
Minimum Wage Protests At McDonalds In Downtown Phoenix
In 100 cities across the country, fast food workers went on strike Thursday to try to raise the federal minimum wage. In Phoenix protesters were out demanding a higher living wage, but none of them were fast food workers.
Dec. 5, 2013

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