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Grand Canyon
The National Park Service has proposed charging steep entrance fees at 17 of its parks during peak seasons. The money would go toward an $11 billion backlog of maintenance projects.
Oct. 25, 2017
plastic bags
Bisbee’s ban on plastic bags is in violation of state law. That’s the assessment of Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich.
Oct. 25, 2017
Earlier this month, Netflix leaders said the company was going to greatly expand its offerings by spending $8 billion on original content in 2018. And Netflix will be de-emphasizing some of its non-original movie choices. So what does that mean for subscribers and competitors?
Oct. 25, 2017
Bank of the West is promising to bring hundreds of high-paying jobs to Tempe. In exchange, the city is offering the financial firm a government property lease excise tax. Called a GPLET for short, it swaps the property tax for a reduced rate.
Oct. 25, 2017
missing poster
Losing someone this way is not something you’d expect to happen. It can be confusing to know what to do, even beyond the police report.
Oct. 25, 2017
The price of single-family lots were at record high levels last year, according to the National Association of Home Builders.
Oct. 25, 2017
Keith Olbermann
Longtime commentator and television host Keith Olbermann questions President Trump’s sanity, speeches, opinions and fitness to serve — but Olbermann didn’t always feel that way.
Oct. 25, 2017
New research shows more than three quarters of the U.S. population lives in counties with an average of more than nine extreme summer heat days.
Oct. 25, 2017
Grand Canyon National Park south entrance station
The National Park Service is looking into raising fees at 17 national parks, including Grand Canyon, Yellowstone and Zion. The Park Service says the higher fees would bring in $70 million a year, which would help pay for deferred maintenance projects in the parks.
Oct. 25, 2017
Phoenix set another record high on Tuesday hitting 99 degrees at Sky Harbor International Airport by mid-afternoon.
Oct. 25, 2017
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The issue of health care is still reverberating around the halls of Congress, even after the Senate failed to pass a repeal and replacement for the Affordable Care Act.
Oct. 25, 2017
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There’s a popular conception that people who are gifted musicians are also skilled mathematician, or vice versa.
Oct. 25, 2017
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On Tuesday, speaking from the Senate floor, Senator Jeff Flake announced he would not seek re-election in 2018. But the senator had another message, for the White House and for the nation.
Oct. 25, 2017
Textbooks, school, education
Emotions ran high before the Arizona State Board of Education Monday night as school principals questioned and criticized the methods behind the newly released school grades.
Oct. 25, 2017
Jeff Flake
U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake announced Tuesday that he’d had enough, and will not seek re-election next year.
Oct. 25, 2017
Don Reeves
There is a deal at hand to fix the water problems faced by the communities of New River and Desert Hills. An agreement would bring water relief to New River and Desert Hills, but not something else residents want - relief from further development.
Oct. 25, 2017
“We thought it would be more impactful for us to raise funds to address the underlying problem with people that are in need in our community,” said Kate Borders, executive director of the Downtown Tempe Authority.
Oct. 25, 2017
John DenBoer
In our society, aging is often framed as a process of losing independence — giving up your car keys. But technology is beginning to change that narrative. And entrepreneurs across the country and here in the Valley say tech has the potential to revolutionize how we age in the coming decades.
Oct. 25, 2017
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Phoenix Suns' forward Josh Jackson received a fine from the NBA for directing a "menacing" gesture to a fan.
Oct. 24, 2017
The Walt Disney Company is revisiting south of the border with a new digital animation. The film is called “Coco,” produced by Pixar Studios, and it marks the first time in nearly a century that Disney is returning to film a movie about Mexico.
Oct. 24, 2017

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