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A Navajo Nation utility has been fined $25,000 for discharging more pollutants into a waterway than its permit allowed.
Jul. 8, 2015
State Rep. Victoria Steele announced Tuesday she will seek the Democratic nomination in the 2nd Congressional District next year and hopes to take on Republican Rep. Martha McSally in the general election.
Jul. 8, 2015
This week marks the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre in Bosnia. Members of the Bosnian Serb militia killed more than 8,000 Muslim men and boys in July 1995.
Jul. 8, 2015
Arizona State University has launched its first Massive Open Online Course, or MOOC, on media literacy. According to ASU, the course is one of the first of its kind offered by a major journalism program.
Jul. 8, 2015
Water officials are closing the books on the spring runoff season for the watersheds that feed much of Central Arizona.
Jul. 7, 2015
A plan to thin Arizona forests is moving forward. The Four Forest Restoration Initiative is going to be accelerating in the next few months, despite some shifts in control.
Jul. 7, 2015
Two children sustained minor injuries at Hualapai Mountain Park after a herd of elk seeking food surrounded their picnic table last week.
Jul. 7, 2015
Officials with Local Motors in Tempe said the first vehicles should be available to consumers and on the road by 2016.
Jul. 7, 2015
A new lawsuit is fighting a federal law that gives preference to tribal families in the adoptions of Native American children. The Goldwater Institute filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs Tuesday.
Jul. 7, 2015
The Department of Corrections is investigating the state prison in Kingman. The complex was the site of multiple riots last weekend that injured officers, inmates and forced the relocation of more than a third of the prisoners.
Jul. 7, 2015
A nonprofit watchdog group is days away from getting access to a state utility regulator’s cell phone, which could recover hundreds of deleted text messages that took place during last year’s controversial Arizona Corporation Commission election.
Jul. 7, 2015
The law that banned a Mexican-American Studies program in Tucson is going back on trial. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court Of Appeals upheld the Arizona education law in large part, but the court did disagree with the lower court’s decision in one area.
Jul. 7, 2015
Maricopa County Health Officials have announced the first confirmed case of West Nile Virus this season.
Jul. 7, 2015
Last year, a prominent study was released claiming that humans can detect a trillion distinct smells -- but, ASU researchers have called this into question.
Jul. 7, 2015
The Discovery Channel Telescope tracked Pluto's position to help SOFIA get into position for the occultation event.
Jul. 7, 2015
For people who utilize and rely on a service animal, dealing with imposters — people who try to pass off their pet as a service animal — are an unfortunate and all too common occurrence. Now, the City of Phoenix is taking steps to deal with bad actors who visit some of its parks.
Jul. 7, 2015
They entered the U.S. Naval Academy as individuals, but they were all plebes - freshly shorn of hair and civilian identities - by the end of induction day.
Jul. 6, 2015
Doctors order lab work to check a patient's health and look for a variety of diseases. Now, Arizonans don’t have to wait for a physician to write them a test order because of a new law that went into effect July 3.
Jul. 6, 2015
Officials with the U.S. Forest Service are asking residents to stop flying drones near active wildfires. The unmanned aircraft have become a growing problem for the agency.
Jul. 6, 2015
Members of the San Carlos Apache tribe and several of their supporters are headed to Washington D.C. this week to continue their protest against plans to build a copper mine in an area known as Oak Flat.
Jul. 6, 2015

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