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Beginning Saturday, cities and towns in Arizona will no longer be able to ban homeowners from listing their property on vacation rental websites like AirBnb. The regulation is one of hundreds of new state laws set to go into effect this weekend.
Aug. 5, 2016
After 11 years, the City of Phoenix will start accepting applications for its Section 8 housing wait list on Monday. There are concerns among some advocacy groups that people with disabilities, and those with limited English proficiency, could face discrimination.
Aug. 5, 2016
OSIRIS-REx in the clean room
It's 34 days until the scheduled launch of the University of Arizona-led OSIRIS-REx asteroid sample-return mission and the scientists heading the mission are getting excited.
Aug. 5, 2016
The United States and Mexico recently unveiled a new test program that has shortened wait times for commercial shipping trucks at ports of entry along the Arizona-Mexico border. The program is already reducing wait times from hours to minutes.
Aug. 5, 2016
Most of the water has been absorbed by the ground says an official with the Maricopa County Flood Control District.
Aug. 5, 2016
When Tempe’s housing authority last opened its waitlist to low income families and individuals over a year ago, more than 7,000 people applied.
Aug. 5, 2016
srp planting trees
Two students at Northern Arizona University have developed a first-of-its-kind methodology for calculating the carbon stored in forests. They want to use it to generate funds for restoration.
Aug. 5, 2016
Mac McClure and Ray Reher
We have a sad update to a story we brought you months ago about Arizona pilots who volunteer to fly much-needed blood to hospitals across the state.
Aug. 4, 2016
Brian Mueller
Grand Canyon University has made about $28 million dollars during the second quarter of this year.
Aug. 4, 2016
There are restrictions in place for new drivers who are behind the wheel at night in 49 states, plus DC. But, new research from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows those restrictions may not be as effective as they could be, based on when they start.
Aug. 4, 2016
College graduates
Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton wants to make in-state colleges and universities tuition-free for many students. But, how would that work, and what would it mean for those state schools?
Aug. 4, 2016
Swimming pool
Health officials confirmed 19 cases of a water-borne diarrheal illness in Maricopa County last month. The illness is caused by a parasite known as Cryptosporidium parvum, which is typically found in swimming pools or other recreational water.
Aug. 4, 2016
lion head
The Lion Dance is a Chinese tradition. You may have seen the large, ornate, often brightly colored lion heads at Chinese New Year festivals, or at other special occasions. Underneath the costumes, you might be surprised to find who is keeping the tradition alive.
Aug. 4, 2016
cpr class
Listen to the sounds of Chastity Williams getting her CPR certification at the American Red Cross.
Aug. 4, 2016
The group behind efforts to legalize recreational marijuana has asked a judge to throw out a lawsuit seeking to keep the initiative off the November ballot.
Aug. 4, 2016
Jupiter and three of its four large moons
A scientist from the Tucson-based Planetary Science Institute is responsible for the camera aboard the Juno spacecraft now orbiting Jupiter, and she is eager to see the first images.
Aug. 4, 2016
Opening ceremonies for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio begin tomorrow and we have some stories from storytellers with the Olympic spirit. Megan Finnerty is the creator of the series and here she is with our latest storyteller.
Aug. 4, 2016
Part 2 of a series on Mexican baseball. Professional baseball teams in Mexico are fighting to make the sport big again. Such is the case of Mexico City Los Diablos Rojos, one of the oldest and most traditional in the Mexican Baseball League.
Aug. 4, 2016
The Valley is on track to lease more than 3 million square feet of office space this year. Commercial real estate firm Jones Lang LaSalle says it it would be the highest level in a decade.
Aug. 3, 2016
polling place sign
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approved the 724 polling places for the upcoming Primary and General elections in a meeting Wednesday.
Aug. 3, 2016

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