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The governor of New Mexico is pushing to reinstate the death penalty after a series of high-profile crimes this year.
Sep. 28, 2016
So long as bridges and roads have been built in the Valley, drivers haven’t had to stop for tolls on their journey. SR-30 would be an I-10 alternate route in the southern West Valley.
Sep. 28, 2016
Hear why Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton thinks the relationship between Arizona cities and the state legislature has gotten worse in recent years. One problem, he said is state leaders stepping on policies that cities have tried to implement from plastic bag bans to policy modifications based on climate change.
Sep. 28, 2016
Roosevelt Row planters
More than a year after the City of Phoenix placed several five foot terracotta-colored planters along a stretch of Roosevelt Row they’re moving them.
Sep. 28, 2016
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey says he’s preparing a shopping list of state regulations and state agencies he wants to kill in the next legislative session.
Sep. 28, 2016
As the Mexican peso soared to its highest rate in weeks following Monday night’s presidential debate, many investors appeared to approve of Hillary Clinton’s performance and send a signal: the Mexican economy would be better off without a Donald Trump presidency.
Sep. 28, 2016
Kidenga app
The Zika virus has not been transmitted by mosquitoes in Arizona. Despite that, the University of Arizona’s college of public health has developed a smartphone application to help track insect-borne diseases.
Sep. 28, 2016
Bats in a mine
A lab at Northern Arizona University has developed a new way to identify rare and endangered bats — by extracting DNA from their droppings.
Sep. 28, 2016
cigarette butt
Smoking in Arizona is continuing to decline. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say smoking in the state has dropped to a historic low of 14 percent.
Sep. 27, 2016
This week Ballet Arizona continues its tradition of presenting outdoor free performances around The Valley— what they call Ballet Under The Stars.
Sep. 27, 2016
When you think about photos you’ve seen of the national parks, a few names come to mind. But one of those names is probably not George Grant.
Sep. 27, 2016
silent reading
Silent reading parties gather people together in a public space to read silently together, and they're gaining popularity in Phoenix.
Sep. 27, 2016
As students are settling into their routines this school year, there’s a new effort in Tucson to help students who aren’t doing their learning in the classroom, but in a hospital room.
Sep. 27, 2016
A controversial advocacy group responsible for more than a thousand lawsuits against Arizona businesses has run into some trouble.
Sep. 27, 2016
phoenix fire department
Phoenix is hiring first responders, both the police and fire departments are looking to add new recruits, and Tuesday morning, some city councilmembers got an update on those efforts.
Sep. 27, 2016
In the past 20 years, Arizona’s Latino population has doubled and represents about 30 percent of the state. Recognizing the group’s economic power is an ongoing goal of the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. On Tuesday, the Chamber released DATOS 2016, its annual report on the state’s Hispanic market.
Sep. 27, 2016
ground breaking ceremony
The vacant lots in south Phoenix will soon become new single-family homes. It’s part of the city’s larger South Phoenix Village infill project.
Sep. 27, 2016
Trent Franks and Ruben Gallego
The day after the first presidential debate, as you might expect, there were two drastically different views from opposite sides of Arizona’s congressional contingent.
Sep. 27, 2016
police line do not cross
New FBI data shows violent crime rates in the United States in 2015 were up almost 11 percent from the year before. Several Arizona cities showed a similar trend.
Sep. 27, 2016
American expats and people interested in US politics
Like in the United States, groups gathered in Mexico City for presidential debate watch parties. One of them was at an American-style barbecue joint. The customers were encouraged to toast every time the word Mexico was mentioned during the debate.
Sep. 27, 2016

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