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Chase Field
Maricopa County officials unanimously approved taking the first step toward selling Chase Field to private owners.
Aug. 18, 2016
puppy dog
The Tempe City Council will vote to change what types of pets can be sold at pet stores in the city Thursday. The change is a direct response to state law enacted earlier this month.
Aug. 18, 2016
Kids in Arizona face many barriers to success according to a report issued by the Children’s Action Alliance. The 2016 Kids Count Data Book found that while there were signs of progress, like a drop in the arrest rate for violent crimes, there’s a lot of work that needs to be done to improve the lives of kids.
Aug. 17, 2016
health
The University of Arizona senior vice president of health sciences said in a written statement he is “deeply troubled” by allegations at a meeting of the Arizona Board of Regents Health Affairs Committee.
Aug. 17, 2016
Thursday night, the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art—or SMOCA—will feature the"The Thomas Crown Affair." Its special twist is the real-time commentary offered by museum professionals on the film’s authenticity.
Aug. 17, 2016
On July 15, Reverend Dr. Karen Oliveto was elected by delegates to be the first openly lesbian United Methodist bishop. The church, though, still opposes same sex marriage—just one of the challenges Oliveto faces as she expands her role as a leader.
Aug. 17, 2016
Recent presidential election years have illustrated the increasing polarization among American voters. Those on both the conservative and progressive ends of the spectrum have become even more entrenched.
Aug. 17, 2016
Republican Elephant
November’s election is still nearly 90 days away, but a number of Republicans are already preparing a post-mortem on the presidential race, thanks to Donald Trump’s presence at the top of ticket.
Aug. 17, 2016
Surprise's vice mayor filed a complaint after Mayor Sharon Wolcott campaigned for city council candidates.
Aug. 17, 2016
Arizona Corporation Commission logo
The Arizona Corporation Commission continues to be a headline-grabbing state agency. The Commission’s Director of Utilities Thomas Broderick has resigned after just about a year on the job.
Aug. 17, 2016
chicken
City officials are holding a community meeting to get input on the possible zoning change.
Aug. 17, 2016
The federal government has approved a new, highly effective contraceptive – for rats.
Aug. 17, 2016
Unlike the March Presidential Preference Election, Independents can vote in the upcoming primary. But, they must indicate which party ballot they want.
Aug. 17, 2016
Scrutiny of UA Health Sciences has intensified following the 2015 affiliation with Banner Health, the exodus of senior management at the College of Medicine in Phoenix and the Arizona Medical Association’s call for an investigation into the institution.
Aug. 17, 2016
Andy Tobin
The state utility regulator appointed earlier this year by Gov. Doug Ducey wants to strip his new agency of some of its powers and give them to others directly under the control of the governor.
Aug. 17, 2016
Have you ever seen a strange critter crawling across the floor you couldn’t identify? The Arizona Science Desk wants to help you get answers!
Aug. 17, 2016
A San Diego church has helped more than 800 Haitians since May. Many seek asylum. Most come from Brazil. They had moved there after the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti, but the South American nation has since descended into political and economic turmoil.
Aug. 17, 2016
Officials from the University of Arizona College of Medicine answered questions from the Arizona Board of Regents concerning leadership, financials and other concerns amid growing scrutiny of the university’s two medical schools.
Aug. 17, 2016
Bruce Arians
The 63-year-old was hospitalized after complaining of stomach pain.
Aug. 17, 2016
Freeport-McMoran headquarters
In a market update this week, the price of Phoenix-based mining and energy company Freeport-McMoRan rose slightly. And so did the price of its signature product— copper.
Aug. 17, 2016

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