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Businesses Outside Downtown Core Excited, Unsure What To Expect From Super Bowl
Excitement is building in downtown Phoenix as Super Bowl festivities begin this weekend. Businesses in the city's core are gearing up for constant crowds and a huge boost in sales, while nearby local shops just outside the central zone aren’t quite sure what to expect.
Jan. 23, 2015
Judge: DREAMers Can Keep Arizona Drivers Licenses
A federal judge has permanently struck down Arizona's policy of denying driver's licenses to certain young immigrants, meaning the state must continue issuing the licenses to this group. It is the latest victory for the state's DREAMers.
Jan. 22, 2015
Leonardo da Vinci’s Codex Leicester To Be Displayed At Phoenix Art Museum
Leonardo da Vinci’s Codex Leicester will be on display at the Phoenix Art Museum starting on Saturday.
Jan. 22, 2015
How Corporations Are Responding To Cyber Crimes
Target, Home Depot, Neiman Marcus — depending on your shopping preferences, some good weekend errand stops. But these are also companies that were recently hit hard by cyber security breaches.
Jan. 22, 2015
How Children Are Protected From Online Sexual Exploitation In Arizona And Other States
A bill introduced yesterday in the state legislature would set aside money to help children who are being sexually exploited online.
Jan. 22, 2015
What Impact The Super Bowl May Have On Sex Trafficking In The Valley
Globally, research estimates that several million people are currently in situations in which they’re being forced into sexual trafficking situations. And conventional wisdom says that type of exploitation increases around major sporting events.
Jan. 22, 2015
State Board Of Education To Possibly Change Letter Grading in Public Schools
Arizona’s public schools may go a few years without letter grades. The state Board of Education wants to look at how they’re calculated and see if that needs to be changed.
Jan. 22, 2015
Apache Junction Considers Putting Ads On City Vehicles
Apache Junction city vehicles may soon look like moving advertisements if the city council decides to go forward with a proposal.
Jan. 22, 2015
Mesa Uses Social Media To Build Community Projects
Let’s say you’ve got a great idea that would make your city a better place to live. What do you do to make your voice heard? You could attend a city council meeting, or you could tweet directly at the mayor. At least, that’s what the City of Mesa is hoping residents will do.
Jan. 22, 2015
Great Arizona Puppet Theater Puts On Shows For Adults With Puppet Slams
For a lot of us, when we think of puppet shows, we think of kids’ birthday parties. But the felt can really fly at the Great Arizona Puppet Theater’s puppet slams.
Jan. 22, 2015
Tia Oso And Mike Williams On Possible Cooling Off Period For Officers Involved In Shootings
Some Arizona law enforcement officials want to delay releasing the names of police officers involved in shootings.
Jan. 22, 2015
Maricopa County Woman Contracted Measles From Disneyland Visit
A woman in Maricopa County tested positive for measles last month after visiting Disneyland. That woman has since recovered, but health officials say some of those exposed are still in the incubation period.
Jan. 22, 2015
Who Is Buying Super Bowl Tickets And When Is The Best Day To Buy Them?
Super Bowl ticket holders are expected to come from all around the country.
Jan. 22, 2015
Border Patrol Agents Find New Cross-Border Tunnel In Nogales
Border Patrol Agents have discovered a new cross border tunnel in Nogales.
Jan. 22, 2015
Report Ranks Arizona As Having Lax Traffic Safety Laws
Arizona is among the states with the worst highway safety laws, according to a report by Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety.
Jan. 22, 2015
Department Of Child Safety Opens Mesa Office
The Department of Child Safety is opening a new office in downtown Mesa.
Jan. 22, 2015
Several Law Enforcement Bills Introduced Into State Legislature
Legislation that would deal with police officers involved in shootings is being proposed at the state capitol.
Jan. 22, 2015
Broadway Success Trickling Down To ASUs Gammage Theater
"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" is the latest musical to hit the stage at Arizona State University's Gammage Theatre. It’s part of a long list of Broadway plays that is boosting attendance.
Jan. 22, 2015
Arizona Storytellers: Kathy Nakagawa
Kathy Nakagawa is a Phoenix native and a third-generation Japanese-American. Her dad started growing vegetables in Arizona in the 1930s. But During World War Two, her parents were interned at the Poston War Relocation Camp in Yuma.
Jan. 22, 2015
State Tax Bracket Adjustment Bill Back In Committee
Legislation that would automatically adjust state tax brackets every year to account for inflation is to get its first hearing before a House Committee on Thursday.
Jan. 22, 2015

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