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It’s only May, but many are worried about the fate of a popular Phoenix holiday tradition. The top of Camelback Mountain might look less festive in the future.
May. 23, 2017
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The proposed budget includes massive cuts to domestic spending, which is the opposite of what President Trump promised voters on the campaign trail.
May. 23, 2017
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On Monday night, an explosion tore through an arena in the U.K. where pop star Ariana Grande was performing. At least 22 people were killed, and more than 50 people were injured.
May. 23, 2017
With a Monday night deadline, Gov. Doug Ducey signed several and vetoed a few of the remaining bills on his desk.
May. 23, 2017
gold coins
On his last day to sign bills into law for the session, Gov, Doug Ducey did an about face on collectible coins.
May. 23, 2017
Phoenix City Council
Phoenix city leaders will discuss new regulations for lobbyists. Current city code includes no punishment for those who ignore the rules.
May. 23, 2017
The Islamic State promised more bloodshed in a statement issued Tuesday, according extremist-activity monitor Site Intelligence. It's not yet known what kind of ties the bomber may have had with the group.
May. 23, 2017
Mesa is the first city in Arizona to contract out jail services to a private prison operator.
May. 23, 2017
School bus
The federal government has released a report critical of road conditions on tribal lands. Children often can't make it to school during bad weather.
May. 23, 2017
Galtronics facility in Tempe
Smart cars, the internet of things, 5G — they are the exciting technology of the future. But before these technologies can become widespread, companies need to build and deploy a network of camouflaged antennas and cables in cities everywhere.
May. 23, 2017
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Arizona residents will soon have more access to the opiate overdose reversal drug known as Naloxone. CVS Pharmacy is expected to announce the medication will be now available without a prescription in all 195 of its stores in the state. CVS joins Walgreens, which made a similar move in its Arizona stores back in January.
May. 23, 2017
ASU Campus
Republican Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed legislation allowing the state's three public universities to borrow up to $1 billion to build new research facilities and tackle a maintenance backlog.
May. 23, 2017
Aaron Saucedo
Police have accused Aaron Saucedo of being the "Serial Street Shooter," but prosecutors have not filed charges against him. Prosecutors don’t have to rush because Saucedo is already in custody for a separate murder, said Scott Halverson, a trial attorney who is not involved in the case.
May. 22, 2017
While the president is overseas this week, Arizona’s congressional contingent is reacting to the latest news from Washington, D.C., surrounding investigations of the Trump administration’s ties to Russia.
May. 22, 2017
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Securities and Exchange Commission officials have charged a former Arizona employee with fraud for trades he made during his tenure at the agency.
May. 22, 2017
Chase Field
The Maricopa County Stadium District has unanimously approved a roughly $10.3 million tentative budget for the next fiscal year, and officials will vote on an official budget in June.
May. 22, 2017
Business people
It seems annual performance reviews just aren’t cutting it for many employers anymore. They’re moving to do more frequent evaluations — in some cases, every couple of weeks.
May. 22, 2017
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Arizona Theatre Company, the state’s high-profile professional troupe, has produced much-acclaimed work for decades. Now a nationwide search has yielded David Ira Goldstein’s successor. David Ivers comes from Utah, where he’s been serving as artistic director of the Utah Shakespeare Festival.
May. 22, 2017
National parks are a popular summer vacation destination. But not all visits are about seeing natural beauty. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have looked at the rates of suicide in national parks.
May. 22, 2017
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Researchers at University of Arizona recently looked at why children growing up on the Mexican side of the border in southern Arizona, and children growing up just a few miles away on the U.S. side may have different chances of becoming asthmatic.
May. 22, 2017

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