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Flooding closed Interstate 17
Flooding closed Interstate 17 in both directions at Indian School Road in Phoenix during rush hour, stranding motorists for several hours. I-17 was still closed as of 8 p.m. Tuesday night.
Aug. 2, 2016
resting in the shade
At 80.3 degrees, Arizona’s average temperature in June was warmest on record for the month, far exceeding the 74.4 average recorded in the 20th Century, according to the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration.
Aug. 2, 2016
The Arizona Dental Association has joined forces with the American Dental Association in hopes of putting off a new federal rule that requires translations services for patients who are not English language proficient.
Aug. 2, 2016
At least two Arizona counties are not prepared to implement Arizona’s new law outlawing ballot harvesting.
Aug. 2, 2016
Court reporters are silent bystanders in America’s judicial process. But, they play a vital role in it too. Now, there’s a shortage of court reporters across the country, including in Arizona.
Aug. 2, 2016
Two weeks after the Republican Convention, the Trump campaign will be back in Arizona to stump. Running mate and Indiana Governor Mike Pence will be holding two town halls in the state Tuesday.
Aug. 2, 2016
Valley fever
This is the first direct test for valley fever. It identifies DNA from the soil fungus that causes the disease in samples of a patient’s respiratory fluid.
Aug. 2, 2016
A new report looks at how plants and animals in the Southwest may fare in the future, and in many cases, the answer is: not that great
Aug. 2, 2016
body-worn camera
Nationwide, police departments are not doing a good enough job of protecting civil rights, as they relate to body cameras.That’s the analysis from a new scorecard released today by the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights – a coalition of more than 200 civil rights groups.
Aug. 2, 2016
An Arizona regulator has hired a prominent attorney to investigate what utilities or others could be doing to influence policy decisions by his agency.
Aug. 2, 2016
Arizona Capitol building
Gov. Doug Ducey has made deregulation and de-licensing hallmarks of his administration so far. This year, lawmakers approved a bill that removed licensing requirements for a number of professions
Aug. 2, 2016
body-worn camera
A new report argues the police body-camera policies in Arizona could be doing more to protect the civil rights of residents.
Aug. 2, 2016
The 24-year-old Mathieu, known affectionately as the “Honey Badger,” has emerged as one of the team's defensive leaders, coming off his best season as a pro with five interceptions.
Aug. 2, 2016
University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix
The Arizona Board of Regents will hold two fact-finding meetings this week and next about problems at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Phoenix.
Aug. 2, 2016
resting in the shade
The Valley's record heat in June helped boost earnings for the parent company of APS during the second quarter. During the month of June, Phoenix set six record highs.
Aug. 2, 2016
With the 2016 Rio Olympics starting this week, gymnast Amanda Borden gets in the Olympic story and tells a story about how she became a gold medalist in 1996.
Aug. 2, 2016
The request by the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law came as part of a lawsuit it filed over the way the county ran its troubled March 22 presidential primary election.
Aug. 2, 2016
After retiring from the NBA on July 26, the former Phoenix Sun signed a two-year contract Monday to play for Israeli team Hapoel Jerusalem.
Aug. 2, 2016
Two alleged ringleaders of a food stamp fraud scheme in a polygamous sect on the Utah-Arizona border have been arrested for violating terms of their supervised release.
Aug. 2, 2016
State environment officials recommend people limit consumption of bass caught from the reservoir area because of elevated levels of mercury found in tissue samples.
Aug. 2, 2016

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