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During the summer months, southern New Mexico hosts one of the largest bat populations in North America. The Jornada Bat Caves, just west of White Sands Missile Range, are now becoming more accessible to the public.
Oct. 5, 2015
newborn baby
Most hospitals were already screening for Critical Congenital Heart Defects (CCHD), but the test, which is done at about 24 hours of life, became mandatory in July.
Oct. 5, 2015
Sherrif Joe Arpaio at Tent City
While plaintiffs’ lawyers presented evidence suggesting the sheriff's confidential informant was investigating the judge in the case, Arpaio insisted the informant was primarily investigating alleged bank fraud in which the judge was one of 150,000 victims in Maricopa County.
Oct. 2, 2015
Mexico's flag
Both Governor Doug Ducey and Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton push to strengthen economic relations with Mexico.
Oct. 2, 2015
phoenix suns logo
For the first 25 years of their NBA existence, the Phoenix Suns played their home games at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
Oct. 2, 2015
RV park residents
The City of Phoenix has ordered a recycling plant to shut down after complaints from nearby residents about the smell.
Oct. 2, 2015
University of Arizona logo
Football players at the University of Arizona are ending a pre-game ritual after international backlash. The team had been regularly performing a Maori dance known as a haka for six years.
Oct. 2, 2015
Solar panels
Arizona is one of many states wrestling with the issue of net metering for rooftop solar, but some experts say this is simply "the canary in the coal mine."
Oct. 2, 2015
fall leaves
An essay titled “Fall Is the Worst Season” by Jia Tolentino on the site Jezebel has been making the rounds. It’s a screed on the horrors of autumn and all that it represents.
Oct. 2, 2015
The Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce has a new leader. Mark Hiegel is the group’s new president and CEO.
Oct. 2, 2015
Four Chambers Press
A Phoenix diner is the inspiration for the next edition of a literary journal that’s been partnering with local organizations and places.
Oct. 2, 2015
arizona ozone levels chart
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency tightened its ozone standard yesterday. State officials say that puts many counties in Arizona out of compliance.
Oct. 2, 2015
school classroom
There are now four plans that have been proposed to get more money to K-12 education.
Oct. 2, 2015
Gov. Doug Ducey
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is defending the controversial tweet he sent following the arrest of a suspect in the Phoenix-area freeway shooting case.
Oct. 2, 2015
National Weather Service logo
The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for parts of northeastern Arizona Friday. Meteorologist Cory Mottice says sustained winds of 20-to-30 miles per hour with higher wind gusts have put that area at risk for wildfires.
Oct. 2, 2015
A new report contends the Navajo Nation wasted more than $30 million in federal funds by building excessively large jails.
Oct. 2, 2015
Glendale seal
Glendale’s relationship with the Arizona Coyotes will likely play a role in the city’s 2016 mayoral race, and one candidate is already criticizing a city council decision that could lead to replacement of the team as manager of Gila River Arena.
Oct. 2, 2015
Ash Avenue Bridge
You may have noticed it while walking in Tempe, how can you miss it? The piece of concrete sticks out like a sore thumb.
Oct. 2, 2015
The Arizona Department of Health Services has concluded a series of tests in Superior Arizona after residents reported concerns about elevated levels of lead in the soil and water.
Oct. 2, 2015
arpaio
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio took the stand again for an hour on Thursday in the contempt of court proceedings against him. The sheriff fielded questions about the adequacy of his office’s internal affairs investigations and his dealings with a confidential informant who apparently tried to link the judge in the case in an anti-Arpaio conspiracy.
Oct. 1, 2015

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