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Flu Spreads To Coconino County
A Flagstaff man is recovering after becoming the first confirmed case in Coconino County during the 2013-14 flu season.
Oct. 28, 2013
Inspectors Say Roller Coasters At State Fair Are Safe
The roller-coasters at the Arizona State Fair are getting the ‘green light’ from safety inspectors.
Oct. 28, 2013
What Went Wrong With The Light Rail System
Riders on the Valley’s light rail system were stuck for about an hour Thursday as a power failure stopped all trains. This was the first time something like this had happened.
Oct. 25, 2013
Phoenix And Mexico Join Together
Mexicans and Arizonans are joining together to fight crime in Phoenix. The Mexican Consulate and Phoenix Police Department are starting a program to improve lines of communication with the Latino community.
Oct. 25, 2013
Shutdown Could Lead To More Workers Leaving
Sen. Ted Cruz aside, the government shutdown frustrated just about everyone, from tourists who wanted to visit national parks to people with chronic conditions who were worried about getting their medicine.
Oct. 25, 2013
Phoenix Public Art Can Contribute
The concept of public art has been around for many decades, and for some it is controversial, and not because the art itself is designed to shock or offend. Some people simply wonder whether a community should put money toward it.
Oct. 25, 2013
Santa Rita Center Recommended
A Phoenix center once used as a meeting location during the farm workers labor movement in the 1960s could be included on the list of national historic parks. The National Park Service wants to honor farm workers union labor leader Cesar Chavez.
Oct. 25, 2013
Scottsdale And Tempe Make The List
Is your town livable? If so, just how livable is it? According to Livability.com, only two Valley cities are among the top 100 best places to live, Tempe at number 43 and Scottsdale at 89.
Oct. 25, 2013
Renzi Corruption Trial
Former Arizona Congressman Rick Renzi’s request for a new trial has been denied. A federal judge on Friday refused to reverse Renzi’s corruption convictions and will sentence the Flagstaff Republican next week.
Oct. 25, 2013
Arizona Ranked By Tax Foundation
The Tax Foundation recently released its annual State Business Climate index. It ranks all 50 states based on how business-friendly their tax systems are.
Oct. 25, 2013
Phoenix Zoo Photographer Captures Bear Cub
The Wildlife Conservation Society has discovered, somewhat accidentally it seems, that Andean Bears do not like to have their photos taken.
Oct. 25, 2013
Las Vegas School District Scrambles To Make Space For More Students
This year Nevada’s Clark County School District once again faced record enrollment numbers. It is one of the biggest and fastest growing school districts in the nation. To cope with their growing pains the district has put more and more children into portable classrooms.
Oct. 25, 2013
 Deadly Explosion At Juárez Factory
At least two people died and dozens more were injured after an explosion at a candy factory in the Mexican border city of Juárez.
Oct. 25, 2013
Proposed Money Laundering Legislation Targets Bank Executives
A new bill introduced in the House of Representatives this week would target bank executives if they allow their banks to be used for money laundering.
Oct. 24, 2013
Immigration Activists Look To Deportees For Help
A group of protesters arrested for stopping two buses of immigrant defendants on their way to court are now asking for those defendants to help the protesters in their defense case. But those defendants were deported and the protesters will have to find them.
Oct. 24, 2013
McCain Wants Answers On Release Of Former Cartel Leader
Arizona Sen. John McCain is asking the U.S. State Department to determine why Mexico has released a convicted killer of DEA Agent Enrique "Kiki" Camarena.
Oct. 24, 2013
Light Rail Goes Offline
All light rail trains were motionless for more than an hour Thursday afternoon during an electrical power failure. The outage affected trains across all 20 miles of tracks.
Oct. 24, 2013
Health And Human Services Secretary Visits
Health and Human Service Secretary Kathleen Sebelius was in Phoenix Thursday to visit call centers where people can sign up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act. She addressed concerns about problems with the federal website and calls for her to resign.
Oct. 24, 2013
Arizona Nonprofit Organizations Fined
Two Arizona nonprofit groups have been fined $1 million for campaign finance violations in California. California investigators said the groups are affiliated with the Koch Brothers who have donated millions of dollars to conservative political causes across the country.
Oct. 24, 2013
Mistrial In Doody Retrial
The judge overseeing the retrial of Jonathan Doody declared a mistrial Thursday, meaning Doody will likely face another retrial for his role in the killing of nine people at a West Valley Buddhist temple in 1991.
Oct. 24, 2013

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