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The public will get a chance to voice their opinions Aug. 29 and 30 about allowing a mining company to re-open three uranium mines on land surrounding Grand Canyon National Park.
Aug. 25, 2016
Corporation Commissioner Bob Burns
At long last, Bob Burns has made good on his threat. He has subpoenaed the state’s largest power company, Arizona Public Service and its parent company Pinnacle West, demanding records of all charitable and political spending in recent years.
Aug. 25, 2016
Eos Foundation Theater in the Flandrau Science Center
The University of Arizona’s Lunar and Planetary Lab will preview the upcoming mission at an open house Saturday. Next door, the Flandrau Science Center will open its renovated planetarium theater.
Aug. 25, 2016
bulk trash
Listen to the sounds of Ramon Saiz collecting bulk trash for the city of Tempe.
Aug. 25, 2016
wildfire
Fire crews are battling several large, un-contained fires throughout the West. Although none of those fires in Arizona, hundreds of those firefighters are coming from here.
Aug. 25, 2016
After a more than a month of lower numbers, gasoline prices around the state are up this week.
Aug. 25, 2016
Homeless panhandler poverty
An overflow homeless shelter in Phoenix just got a $95,000 cash infusion. The funding will help the facility stay open through February.
Aug. 25, 2016
Those opposed to requiring employers to pay their workers at least $12 an hour by 2020 asked the Arizona Supreme Court Wednesday to block a vote on the matter.
Aug. 25, 2016
Davis-Monthan Air Force Base
The aircraft is a major component of Tucson's Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, which has about 80 of the 300 remaining A-10s.
Aug. 25, 2016
A baridine weevil
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. 25, 2016
The Arizona Game and Fish Department said Thursday that the birds have had record-breaking numbers this year in breeding areas, eggs laid and young hatched.
Aug. 25, 2016
University of Arizona logo
A tenured University of Arizona professor has pleaded guilty to taking thousands of dollars from the school.
Aug. 25, 2016
Arizona Corporation Commission
The election for Arizona’s regulatory agency— the Corporation Commission— rarely garners much attention but that’s not the case this year.
Aug. 25, 2016
John Marchello, a tenured professor of animal sciences who worked at the university for nearly 50 years, was accused of misappropriating money from a student-run meat store that he oversaw. He resigned in April, just days before he was indicted.
Aug. 24, 2016
The ordinance was designed to ban discrimination in Scottsdale based on sexual orientation or gender identity in employment, housing and public accommodations. Cities like Phoenix, Tempe, Tucson and Flagstaff already have such edicts in place.
Aug. 24, 2016
Arizona’s attorney general said a local non-profit is abusing the judicial system by suing about 2,000 Valley businesses for violating the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Aug. 24, 2016
The challenges of writing about an iconic historical figure are daunting and they grow if you’re also an actor taking on the role. Valley actor Marcelino Quinonez wrote El Che and plays the title role of Che Guevara.
Aug. 24, 2016
restaurant servers and cooks
One of the chef and restaurateurs who has received a lot of praise in the Valley is Kevin Binkley. The Arizona Republic and azcentral food critic Dominic Armato reported that Binkley will be selling two of his restaurants.
Aug. 24, 2016
Hospice of the Valley, one of the most prominent organizations here, has been around more four decades. Recently, the 1,400 employee non-profit elevated Debbie Shumway to the position of executive director.
Aug. 24, 2016
ASU Old Main
Who is going to vote in Arizona on August 30 and what will get them to the polls? And what about independents?
Aug. 24, 2016

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