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future home of Arizona's first public veterinary school
The University of Arizona’s proposed veterinary school has hit a stumbling block with its accreditor, which says the school is not ready to enroll students this fall.
Aug. 10, 2016
Scottsdale Arts District
Art galleries have become a big part of areas of the Valley – think Roosevelt Row or Old Town Scottsdale. But, art sales have been on the decline. Scottsdale gallery professionals share what they're doing to boost business.
Aug. 10, 2016
A pending lawsuit challenges a new state law banning the practice critics call “ballot harvesting.” It’s just one of a handful of election and voting-related laws that have been challenged across the country over the past several weeks. Arizona 'Ballot Harvesting' Law One Of Several Challenged Across The Country
Aug. 10, 2016
The signs are up and the ballots are out – Arizona’s primary campaign season is in full swing. Matthew Benson, a director with the Phoenix-based firm Veridus, joins KJZZ's Here and Now for an update.
Aug. 10, 2016
Perseid meteors
The Perseid meteor shower peaks late Thursday and early Friday morning. The annual show is expected to be extraordinary this year.
Aug. 10, 2016
“You know in the early '90s, we were seeing in the hundreds of cases. So I think in 1990 we had 252 cases reported and in 1991 we had 441 cases,” said Dr. Cara Christ.
Aug. 10, 2016
In the dog days of summer in Arizona, many people escape the heat for a float down the river. Most return home with a good story. In Flagstaff, river guides often take great pride in the craft of weaving a good yarn. In our series, "Arizona River Stories," we'll hear tales from five of these storytellers.
Aug. 10, 2016
Arizona Supreme Court building
The two positions were created earlier this year, bumping the court up from five to seven seats.
Aug. 10, 2016
Tohono O'odham casino
The Tohono O’Odham Nation opened the Desert Diamond West Valley Casino in December. But the tribe has been limited in the games if offers because Arizona Gaming Director Daniel Bergin has refused to approve full gaming at the facility.
Aug. 10, 2016
plastic bags
"I think cities need to abide by the statutes that are passed at the Capitol," said Sen. Gail Griffin, R- Hereford.
Aug. 10, 2016
leaf-footed bug
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. 10, 2016
The location’s purpose is to organize efforts to defeat a measure up for vote in November that would require criminal background checks on all gun sales, including private party gun sales.
Aug. 10, 2016
Some donation bins could soon begin disappearing from shopping centers across Arizona. A new state law that recently took effect lays out the rules for where those large metal boxes are allowed.
Aug. 10, 2016
Arizona’s overall farm real estate values are up slightly this year, while cropland values are down.
Aug. 9, 2016
Google recession-proof businesses and you get the typical results: funeral parlors, cigarettes and alcohol, and beauty care. But coming back from the Great Recession is still pretty tough, even in businesses that are supposed to be recession-proof.
Aug. 9, 2016
Flooded streets in Tucson
Rainfall subsided Tuesday afternoon in Tucson, after a morning downpour that dropped more than two inches, closed roads and slowed traffic throughout the metro area.
Aug. 9, 2016
The Clinton campaign is now targeting Arizona has a state it might win. Representatives of the campaign have notified Arizona democratic leaders of plans to transfer funds to hire more field organizers.
Aug. 9, 2016
mars craters
Vera Mulyani calls herself a “Marschitect.” She has a background in architecture, urban design and film-making, and is interested in ideas for building a city on Mars.
Aug. 9, 2016
child playing
A Phoenix-based non-profit is partnering with ASU to test its program aimed at preventing child abuse. Childhelp’s curriculum will be in one Valley elementary school this year. The group’s looking for a high school district with whom to partner, as well.
Aug. 9, 2016
land on the navajo nation
Women in Indian Country experience violence – including sexual violence – at alarming rates. The federal Department of Justice reports that women in Indian Country are the victims of sexual assault, rape and violence at a rate that’s more than twice that of other women in the U.S.
Aug. 9, 2016

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