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John G. Sperling, who overcame learning problems early in life and went on to found the for-profit University of Phoenix, has died, company officials said Sunday. He was 93.
August 25, 2014
The remnants of a prehistoric-era village have been uncovered at the site of planned mall in southern Arizona.
August 25, 2014
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne will find out Tuesday if voters think three years fighting off allegations of campaign-finance violations and other negative news outweighs what he argues is a solid record of accomplishments as the state's top law enforcement official.
August 25, 2014
Hackers infiltrated Sony's PlayStation Network and disrupted the travel plans of a top company executive by going on Twitter to suggest that there was a bomb on his American Airlines plane. Sony Corp. says American cut short the executive's flight on Sunday and made an unplanned landing in Phoenix.
August 25, 2014
The National Park Service is 98 years old Monday, and it's celebrating by letting the public into all its parks and monuments for free.
August 25, 2014
The Phoenix Parks and Recreation Board is reviewing ways to handle a shortage of parking spaces at popular mountain preserves.
August 25, 2014
Maricopa County will continue to be one of the fastest-growing counties in the country and that means it will need more courtrooms.
August 25, 2014
The University of Arizona is set to open the state’s first public veterinary school next fall.
August 25, 2014
Counties across the state have started counting their early ballots ahead of next Tuesday’s primary election.
August 22, 2014
Arizona State University announced Friday that it will form a task force to address sexual violence among students.
August 22, 2014
A federal Judge ordered the election of the Mesquite District seat in the Peoria City Council primary to be stopped.
August 22, 2014
It’s time to head out to another hot corner — a part of the Valley with a lot going on.
August 22, 2014
On Monday, the National Park Service turns 98 years old, almost as old as Arizona. In celebration of its birthday, they’re offering you a present. You can get free entry to select parks all over the country.
August 22, 2014
General Motors opened its Information Technology Innovation center in Chandler on Friday. The 170,000-square-foot facility is the company’s fourth in the United States.
August 22, 2014
It’s kind of a weird time, sports-wise. Baseball pennant races are starting to heat up, although the Diamondbacks are clearly not involved. The NFL pre-season is underway, it’ll be a few weeks until the games actually mean something. But here in the Valley, this is a big sporting weekend.
August 22, 2014
For the past six years, Arizona Highways Magazine has put on a photo contest. This year’s winner, 23-year old Chikku Baiju of Chandler is actually pretty familiar with the contest - he won it in 2009-2010.
August 22, 2014
The unrest in Ferguson, Mo., following the shooting death of unarmed African-American teenager Michael Brown, is sparking many discussions. One of them is about the kind of equipment law enforcement agencies have, and use.
August 22, 2014
This has been a rainy week in the Valley. But some of the areas that experienced flooding were outside the metro area where there’s less infrastructure.
August 22, 2014
If you like politics, Tuesday will be an exciting day for you. If you don’t, well, maybe it’ll mean you get a couple days off from the TV commercials, mailers and robocalls from candidates and outside groups.
August 22, 2014
With just a few days left before Arizona’s primary, outside groups hoping to influence the election have been pumping plenty of money into the campaign. But other donors are likely waiting until after Tuesday to get in on the action.
August 22, 2014

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