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The city of Phoenix will receive more than $3 million in federal funding to make homes safer.
October 02, 2014
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is expected in Arizona to headline two fundraisers and a campaign event for Republican governor candidate Doug Ducey.
October 02, 2014
Fresh from being trained to hunt prairie dogs and maneuver the outdoors, a group of endangered black-footed ferrets was released Wednesday on a northern Arizona ranch to boost the population of the animals that once disappeared from the state.
October 02, 2014
The United States Supreme Court will consider a challenge by Arizona Republicans to the state’s congressional districting map.
October 02, 2014
Police clashing with demonstrators is nothing new, but in Ferguson, Mo. recently, there were scenes of military-style vehicles patrolling the streets during protests. That brought into the public eye a controversial federal program that transfers surplus military equipment to local law enforcement.
October 02, 2014
The federal program that transfers military surplus weapons, vehicles, and equipment to local law enforcement agencies has been getting intense public and congressional scrutiny of late. Some states and agencies receive far more surplus than others, and it's unclear why.
October 02, 2014
The sight of empty lots being replaced by gardens is becoming a common one in the Valley. As cooler weather brings out new gardeners, its probably a good idea to check out what’s in your soil before you start.
October 02, 2014
Phoenix and Tucson are working together to save water for the future.
October 01, 2014
Food trucks in Tempe may soon be facing fewer operating restrictions. A new city ordinance aims to improve the business environment for these mobile restaurants.
October 01, 2014
In 2013, the number of forcible sexual assaults at the University of Arizona was up, according to a university report.
October 01, 2014
Arizona secretary of state candidates Terry Goddard and Michele Reagan spoke about efforts they would make to get more Arizonans voting.
October 01, 2014
Steven J. Tepper is the dean of ASU’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts. In a recent edition of “The Chronicle of Higher Education,” he wrote an essay titled “Thinking 'Bigger Than Me' in the Liberal Arts.” We spoke with him about it.
October 01, 2014
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton and Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild have announced a new Phoenix-Tucson Colorado River partnership as part of protecting the cities from drought and addressing the effects of climate change.
October 01, 2014
We spoke with Sergeant Jason Winsky of the Mental Health Investigative Support Team for the Tucson Police Department, Jim Dunn, executive director and CEO of the National Alliance on Mental Illness in Arizona and S.E. Smith, deputy editor of the opinion section at the Daily Dot.
October 01, 2014
The television sports landscape is changing and expanding rapidly. ESPN, which dominates the field, has been joined by Fox Sports One, the NBC Sports Network and the CBS Sports Network.
October 01, 2014
The United States’ first case of Ebola was confirmed in Dallas Tuesday. The deadly disease is not expected to spread, but health departments across the US are vigilant, including in Arizona.
October 01, 2014
A U.S. Border Patrol agent seen punching a Mexican immigrant teenager on video could have his felony charge of aggravated assault reduced to a misdemeanor, according to the Santa Cruz County attorney prosecuting the case.
October 01, 2014
The former Navajo Nation Council speaker has pleaded guilty in a scheme to funnel nearly $37,000 in tribal funds to his family.
October 01, 2014
The U.S. Department of Justice is weighing in on Governor Brewer’s denial of driver’s licenses for those in the Administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA program, saying it’s a violation of federal law.
October 01, 2014
Candidates for Arizona Attorney General argued about their opponent's lack of qualifications for the office in Tuesday night’s debate.
October 01, 2014

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