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Phoenix is creating a citizen’s committee meant to help improve public transportation in the city. Mayor Greg Stanton said he wants to triple the amount of light-rail lines in the city, among other goals.
August 12, 2014
The Maricopa County Elections Department says over the past three weeks about 25,000 more independent voters have asked for an early ballot to vote in this month's primary. That brings the total number of potential independent early voters to nearly 76,000.
August 12, 2014
The owner of a metro Phoenix car wash chain who admitted turning a blind eye to illegal hiring at his business is asking a judge to postpone his Oct. 20 sentencing date on a conspiracy conviction until at least April.
August 12, 2014
A large factory in the Phoenix metro area is reportedly close to starting production of scratch-resistant sapphire glass for Apple cameras and other devices.
August 12, 2014
Lawyers for Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne urged a judge on Monday to block an investigation of an election-law complaint by the Arizona Citizens Clean Elections Commission, saying the commission lacks the authority to scrutinize his re-election campaign because he's not using public funding.
August 12, 2014
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer said she will use money she’s raised from donors inside and outside the state to help elect Republican Scott Smith her successor.
August 12, 2014
The Valley could be in for some heavy showers Tuesday and Wednesday according to the National Weather Service.
August 12, 2014
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto signed into law on Monday new rules governing a historic opening of Mexico's state-run oil, gas and electricity industries to foreign and private companies.
August 12, 2014
Fighter jets controlled by the North American Aerospace Defense Command plan on intercepting planes posing as possible threats over Phoenix.
August 12, 2014
Outings at a summer camp owned by the Flagstaff Unified School District were canceled this week after at least five students tested positive for a rare, tick-borne disease.
August 12, 2014
United States Customs and Border Protection launched a new mobile app today. The administration hopes the program can expedite customs processing at U.S. airports.
August 11, 2014
Lawyers for Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne tried to convince a judge that the Clean Elections Commission shouldn't be allowed to investigate charges of improper campaign contributions.
August 11, 2014
A sprint car race accident over the weekend that caused the death of a driver has racetrack operators considering changes to their regulations.
August 11, 2014
Officials at the Arizona Game and Fish Department are worried a newly released film will prompt a pet-sale trend. The agency says over time this turns into a surge of unwanted animals.
August 11, 2014
A federal appeals court ruled Monday that Arizona prison officials violated a death-row inmate's rights when they read a letter from him to his attorney. The court said that violation infringed on the inmate’s right to counsel.
August 11, 2014
Interstate 10 reopened Monday after being closed in both directions on the outskirts of Tucson for hours because of a fatal collision in which one vehicle crossed the median and struck another.
August 11, 2014
Looking to make inroads with the rising number of Hispanic voters, conservative activists are offering English classes, health checkups and courses to help Spanish-speakers earn high school diplomas. Picking up part of the tab: Charles and David Koch.
August 11, 2014
An area of downtown Prescott's Whiskey Row charred by a 2012 fire will be revived as an outdoor venue.
August 11, 2014
The city of Phoenix is among the final five cities being considered to host the Democratic National Convention, but Philadelphia may have the inside track.
August 11, 2014
A University of Arizona building that housed a now disgraced fraternity is being converted into high-end student housing.
August 11, 2014

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