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The board of directors for the Mohave Valley Irrigation and Drainage District voted to take the first step in adopting a fallowing program for its farmers. The unanimous vote last week could lead to the transfer of water from the Colorado River to other southwestern states as well as towns in central Arizona.
Jul. 16, 2018
In The Desert City Of Tucson, The Grass Is Not Greener
Tucson, Arizona, used to be a city of lawns. Patches of Bermuda grass lined residential neighborhoods, kept green — even in blazing summer months — with diligent watering. Over the decades, that has changed.
Jul. 16, 2018
Hundreds of tourists who booked coveted overnight trips in a gorge off the Grand Canyon will have to reschedule after heavy flooding forced evacuations and shut down the area for at least a week.
Jul. 16, 2018
Up to $150,000 in improvements to the terminal at Prescott Municipal Airport are planned as the Arizona city eyes the possible replacement of the 70-year-old building.
Jul. 16, 2018
Arizona hospitals stood out to researcher Chinue Uecker when she examined rural hospitals across the country during a recent study.
Jul. 16, 2018
As the nation faces a shortage of commercial truck drivers, one of the biggest trucking companies is trying a new program to attract drivers. Phoenix-based Swift joins other trucking companies participating in the United States Military Apprenticeship Program.
Jul. 16, 2018
Learning how to care for the oral health of older adults and people with disabilities takes time and training. But one place in the Phoenix area is taking the correct steps to ensure the proper care.
Jul. 16, 2018
For people suffering from Tullio phenomena, a sound, a song or even a cough can cause dizziness, vertigo, nausea and involuntary eye movements. A new study explains the process behind the problem.
Jul. 16, 2018
Mesa Police Department's switched from paper records to digital in 2005, but it hasn’t updated its system since then. City Council recently approved a $3 million upgrade to a system.
Jul. 16, 2018
Work is underway to turn a former pipe plant into a new industrial development south of downtown Phoenix. The 50–acre site at the southeast corner of 7th Street and Interstate 17 will house a logistics center.
Jul. 16, 2018
The Arizona Game and Fish Department has received a flood of calls about bears in urban areas, with more than 200 bear-related calls last month alone.
Jul. 15, 2018
Starting Monday, fire specialists will start five days of prescribed burns north of Payson.
Jul. 15, 2018
A southern Arizona immigration and criminal defense lawyer is facing federal charges for mail fraud and forging judicial signatures.
Jul. 14, 2018
One Arizona is a coalition of local groups that advocate for social and political change. The organization held a press conference at the Capitol Saturday in hopes of getting 200,000 new voters registered by October.
Jul. 14, 2018
Becton Dickinson will anchor the new campus when it opens in 2019.
Jul. 14, 2018
Extremely dry conditions across Arizona had fire officials bracing for a dangerous wildfire season. But the Tonto National Forest north of Phoenix has had below normal fire activity. With the recent arrival of monsoon storms in the area, it’s likely that trend will continue.
Jul. 14, 2018
After historically low voter turnout during the 2014 and 2016 elections, a new report finds that Arizona could encourage hundreds of thousands of more eligible residents to vote. The 50-state report encourages states to adopt policies that make voting more convenient.
Jul. 14, 2018
State Secretary Mike Pompeo traveled to Mexico on Friday to meet with the country's president-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, and both sides appear eager to find key areas of cooperation.
Jul. 13, 2018
The Fiesta Bowl has announced a six-year extension of its agreement with the College Football Playoff. Fiesta Bowl Executive director Mike Nealy says it’s a major accomplishment to stay in the rotation.
Jul. 13, 2018
Freight trains are running once again on both sets of Union Pacific tracks in Marana, after 27 freight cars derailed earlier this week.
Jul. 13, 2018

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