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Tempe History Museum Looks At Legend City, Big Surf
The Tempe History Museum might help you clear that up on Thursday — or you could just feel sentimental — as a panel talks about the Legend City amusement park, which closed more than 30 years ago, and Big Surf.
May. 14, 2014
Pima Community College Unveils Plan To Get Off Probation
Pima Community College has released a draft plan it hopes will get it off of probation. The self-study involved the work of hundreds of Pima employees and people outside the Tucson college system.
May. 14, 2014
Tucson Student Who Fell To His Death Was Intoxicated
A University of Arizona student from California who fell to his death from a rooftop tower was drunk at the time, according to an autopsy report.
May. 14, 2014
Brewer Asks Arizona Supreme Court to Overturn Medicaid Ruling
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has asked the state Supreme Court to overturn a ruling that revived a lawsuit challenging the expansion of Arizona’s Medicaid program.
May. 14, 2014
New Mexico Towns Struggle To Catch Up With Oil Boom
New Mexico is the nation’s sixth-largest oil producer. The industry is creating thousands of jobs in the southeast corner of the state. But all that activity is straining basic services. Housing is limited, classrooms are crowded and roads are more dangerous. Now cities are struggling to catch up.
May. 14, 2014
New Mexico
Drillers across the country are eager to profit from high oil prices. That’s creating a lot of activity in once-quiet towns. In the Southwest, companies are flocking to the Permian Basin, one of the richest oil reserves in the nation. In one New Mexico hotspot, the oil industry is transforming local economies.
May. 14, 2014
American Legion Holds Town Hall Meeting In Phoenix
The American Legion held a town hall meeting in Phoenix on Tuesday night to address concerns of mismanagement at the Phoenix VA Health Care System. More than 200 people attended the event.
May. 14, 2014
Oil Creates New Demand In Water-Stressed New Mexico
In Southeast New Mexico water is scarce and oil is plentiful. Yet both are in high demand. A barrel of oil will fetch a handsome profit at today's prices. But producing it takes plenty of water.
May. 14, 2014
Phoenix Parking Meters Could Increase
Get your credit cards and quarters ready. It may be getting more expensive to park in downtown Phoenix.
May. 14, 2014
Number Of Arizona Recreational Boating Accidents Falling
Recreational boating accidents decreased 10 percent nationwide since 2012, according to a report from the U.S. Coast Guard.
May. 14, 2014
Judge To Address County Payments Of Monitor In Racial Profiling Case
The judge presiding over the racial profiling case against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has asked some members of county government to appear in court Wednesday.
May. 13, 2014
County Supervisors Approve Arpaio’s Controversial Consultant Choice
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approved funding on Tuesday for Sheriff Joe Arpaio to hire an outside consultant.
May. 13, 2014
Arne Duncan Delivers Commencement Address At ASU
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will be delivering the spring commencement address at Arizona State University tonight.
May. 13, 2014
Arizona Business Leaders Make Another Push For Immigration Reform
Phoenix-area business and religious leaders are making another push to get Congress to approve immigration reform. They want to make immigration a key issue in this year’s elections.
May. 13, 2014
Arizona, Kansas Want Stay In Proof Of Citizenship Case Lifted
Arizona and Kansas asked a federal appeals court Tuesday to lift an emergency stay it issued last week, in a case dealing with proof of citizenship for voters.
May. 13, 2014
Appeals Court Hears Argument Over Arizona Medication Abortion Restrictions
Judges from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals articulated some skepticism over Arizona's medication abortion restrictions in court on Tuesday morning.
May. 13, 2014
Cop In
A judge has overturned the demotion of a Tucson police officer for taking sexually explicit pictures and videos of herself and sending them to another officer.
May. 13, 2014
Plane Lost Power Before Fatal Arizona Crash
Federal transportation officials say a plane on a sightseeing tour in northern Arizona experienced a loss of engine power before it crashed, killing one person.
May. 13, 2014
Medical Marijuana Card Holder Arrested In PCSO Pot Bust
The Pinal County Sheriff’s Department has broken up what it says was a major marijuana growing operation and arrested the man they say was running it at a home in Saddlebrook, Arizona.
May. 13, 2014
Tempe Ranks High For Bike Commuters
According to a new report from the U.S. Census Bureau, more than four percent of workers in Tempe bike to the office. The study showed bicycle commuting is highest in the West and in college towns.
May. 12, 2014

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