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Maricopa County Attorney's Office
Maricopa County’s top law-enforcement official has a message for folks planning to drink this Super Bowl weekend: don’t trust a bag of chips.
Feb. 1, 2017
Rattlesnake
You could soon be allowed to shoot a snake in Phoenix and other cities without fear of prosecution. On Wednesday, the Arizona House of Representatives approved legislation that would allow people to fire off small-caliber shells to fend off snakes or rats.
Feb. 1, 2017
Traveling to the depths into a subaquatic cave in Cuba and enjoying the adventure, while also trying to learn as much as possible about cultural and environmental subjects. That sentence describes a lot of what National Geographic Explorer Kenny Broad brings to his life.
Feb. 1, 2017
Deedra Abboud
It’s World Hijab Day and local activists here will be wearing the scarves today to show solidarity with Muslim women. Deedra Abboud, an attorney and Muslim activist in the Valley, is speaking at an event related to World Hijab Day today.
Feb. 1, 2017
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Tennis player Serena Williams continued to extend her dominance over the weekend, winning her 23rd Grand Slam with a victory in the Australian Open final over her sister Venus. To learn more about diversity in tennis and the Williams sisters, we spoke with journalist Mike Wise of ESPN’s The Undefeated.
Feb. 1, 2017
parked cars
Automotive News reports Walmart will start rolling out kiosks in some stores later this spring in four cities: Phoenix, Dallas, Houston and Oklahoma City.
Feb. 1, 2017
New high-rise apartments are coming to downtown Tempe. A developer has bought two pieces of land near ASU — on the southwestern corner of Seventh Street and Myrtle Avenue, and the southeastern corner of Seventh Street and Mill Avenue — and plans to turn at least one of them into a high-rise.
Feb. 1, 2017
Every day, for a decade in the 1960s, a plane would fly over the San Carlos Apache Reservation and spray the land below with a chemical cocktail. Now, more than 50 years later, the Environmental Protection Agency has investigators on the ground on the reservation to find out if there are any lingering effects on the Apache people.
Feb. 1, 2017
U.S. Supreme Court logo
President Trump went prime time on Tuesday night in naming his first selection for the U.S. Supreme Court, which has been one jurist short since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia nearly a year ago. To learn more about Judge Niel Gorsuch and his potential impact, we spoke to Albany Law School Professor Vincent Bonventre.
Feb. 1, 2017
Arizona Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake
U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., is applauding the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the United States Supreme Court.
Feb. 1, 2017
Lake Mead
Water levels in Lake Mead, which stores water for Arizona, California and Nevada, have plunged in recent years. If levels drop below a certain point, they trigger an official shortage.
Feb. 1, 2017
Double check that tax return. Arizona’s Department of Revenue admitted it sent out the wrong 1099-G forms to nearly 500,000 tax payers this year.
Feb. 1, 2017
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Phoenix police arrested a department of water employee suspected of stealing about half a million dollars worth of copper wiring.
Feb. 1, 2017
house for sale
A bill that would prevent moving companies from keeping a homeowner’s goods until after they get paid is making its way through the Arizona House
Feb. 1, 2017
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Acknowledging it will mean higher costs for some, a Senate panel voted Tuesday to increase the amount of liability insurance motorists will have to purchase to drive on Arizona roads.
Feb. 1, 2017
A Yavapai County judge has restored some civil rights of a self-help author convicted in the deaths of three people following a 2009 sweat lodge ceremony in northern Arizona.
Feb. 1, 2017
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All formal opinions from the Navajo Nation attorney general's office are being made available online.
Feb. 1, 2017
Rattlesnake
The Arizona House plans a formal vote on a bill allowing city residents to shoot rats or snakes using small-caliber guns loaded with tiny pellets.
Feb. 1, 2017
Dallas Wyatt
Juveniles charged with violent offenses in Maricopa County are often held in an adult jail for months and sometimes even years while they await a trial.
Feb. 1, 2017
The roles will be reversed at a job fair in Phoenix on Thursday. Rather than job seekers moving from company to company, employers will come to them. It’s the first time the Arizona Department of Economic Security’s Division of Rehabilitation Services has tried a reverse job fair.
Feb. 1, 2017

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