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An emergency center for children removed from their homes in central Phoenix is officially closed. The placement center run by Arizona’s child welfare agency and a nonprofit was open less than a year and served more than 2,000 kids.
Feb. 29, 2016
Council members will discuss an overhaul of the airport's ground transportation policy which includes background checks and a new fee system.
Feb. 28, 2016
Independence High School
Glendale police have recommended a felony charge against the student who provided the gun used in a murder-suicide the Friday before Valentine’s Day at Independence High School.
Feb. 26, 2016
Patch Adams will be in Phoenix this weekend, for the inaugural Clown Town Healing Fest tomorrow at the Arizona Center.
Feb. 26, 2016
ASU Music
For a group at Arizona State University, their laptops are musical instruments.
Feb. 26, 2016
Thursday, Congressman Matt Salmon stunned most political watchers by announcing he wouldn’t run for reelection in the very safe Republican haven of the Fifth District.
Feb. 26, 2016
Bottle of prescription medication
Arizona has a serious problem with drug overdose deaths to the extent that the state department of health services is calling it an epidemic.
Feb. 26, 2016
World
The United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has designated more than 1,000 properties as world heritage sites.
Feb. 26, 2016
Yuma myotis
It’s that season again for the migration of animals into Arizona. Among them will be what biologists call among the most misunderstood and unappreciated mammals.
Feb. 26, 2016
Black Arts Matter
One Arizona State University professor is launching Black Arts Matter, a series of performances, workshops and other events around the Valley.
Feb. 26, 2016
PHX Vegan Food Festival
The PHX Vegan Food Festival is Saturday, and it got us thinking about vegan food.
Feb. 26, 2016
Jen Moore Intelligence Officer.JPG
Emergency responders are using a new approach that’s been dubbed "smart policing."
Feb. 26, 2016
huntington university
Indiana-based Huntington University will occupy a 30,000 square-foot building in Peoria.
Feb. 26, 2016
Darlene Arviso
The Navajo Nation president approved legislation this week to fund dozens of water and sanitation projects across the reservation. Thousands of Navajos currently haul water from many miles away.
Feb. 26, 2016
Russell Begaye
The Ramah Chapter on the Navajo Nation filed the original lawsuit in 1990. President Russell Begaye said the settlement is about time.
Feb. 26, 2016
cat rockband
The Amazing Acro-Cats are in town. It’s a traveling cat circus and rock band.
Feb. 26, 2016
Courtroom
Criminal charges against FLDS church leaders come right as a civil rights trial against two towns settled by FLDS church members is wrapping up in federal court in Phoenix.
Feb. 26, 2016
The Arizona House of Representatives has created a new travel policy, after a newspaper questioned trips taken by top Republican lawmakers.
Feb. 26, 2016
Plane Noises ap
For residents living in parts of central Phoenix and Laveen, aircraft noise coming in and out of Sky Harbor has been the new normal since the Federal Aviation Administration changed the flight paths in 2014. Many residents have been filing noise complaints using a smartphone app that was launched earlier this month. As a result, the number of complaints has more than doubled compared to last year.
Feb. 26, 2016
Dr. James Hansen
Dr. James Hansen is stressing the importance of engaging young people in climate science and action. His own research is in climate modeling, which he hopes will help young people with understanding the complexity of climate change, but says more is needed.
Feb. 26, 2016

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