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The Potato Fire was reported just before 1 p.m. Sunday. It’s burning through brush and grass on the east side of State Route 87, south of a Forest Service Road to Mount Ord. Carrie Templin is a spokeswoman with the Tonto National Forest. She said the fire grew to about 25 acres by early Sunday evening.
May. 20, 2018
Reports of e-coli cases stemming from romaine lettuce grown in Yuma left some consumers on edge over the past few weeks. Jessica Rigler is with the state health department. She said grocery stores should be cleared of the contaminated produce by now.
May. 20, 2018
State wildlife officials are warning people in southern Arizona to beware of aggressive coyotes. This comes after some cyclists were chased to within 10 feet.
May. 20, 2018
Teachers and advocates for more education funding set up booths across the Valley Saturday. They were collecting signatures to get the Invest in Education Act on the ballot in November. However, not everyone is on board with the initiative. In fact, educators are facing strong opposition from the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
May. 19, 2018
Arizona Congressman Tom O’Halleran is calling for a bipartisan effort to draft a bill that works for rural America. This comes after a revolt by House Republicans helped defeat a GOP-backed Farm Bill.
May. 19, 2018
An ASU professor found one in five seniors encountered bullying in senior living facilities.
May. 18, 2018
St. Vincent de Paul has opened a new family resource center. The facility, which opened its doors Friday, is the organization’s first major project in 25 years.
May. 18, 2018
Government agencies, businesses and other organizations in Arizona will participate in an exercise next week to practice how the state would respond to a migration of 400-thousand people following a catastrophic earthquake in Southern California.
May. 18, 2018
A delegation of Arizonan business and government leaders will visit Mexico City, as the city of Phoenix continues to strengthen its economic and political ties with the Mexican capital.
May. 18, 2018
Republican lawmakers in Arizona are reacting to Democrats’ call for a special state legislative session on school safety, following the Texas high school shooting Friday.
May. 18, 2018
An update on the Backpage.com case.
May. 18, 2018
Following Friday’s school shooting in Texas, the Arizona Democratic Caucus is calling for a special session of the state Legislature to address gun violence and school safety.
May. 18, 2018
The Trump administration is expected to introduce a gag rule that would change the way health care providers discuss affordable birth control and reproductive health care. Members of Planned Parenthood Arizona are already voicing their concerns.
May. 18, 2018
Phoenix new-home inventory hit a new low and houses are selling at a record pace, according to just released April numbers. The supply of homes available for sale in the Phoenix market is down 26 percent from a year ago.
May. 18, 2018
Final preparations are underway for Saturday's Royal Wedding, when Prince Harry will marry Meghan Markle.
May. 18, 2018
The Takeaway: "These are animals" — The Risks of Dehumanizing Language
In a roundtable discussion with California politicians opposed to the state's sanctuary city policies, President Trump referred to some immigrants as "animals." It was not immediately clear who the president was characterizing with these remarks.
May. 18, 2018
Some employers — both in Arizona and elsewhere — have complained that while they have openings, they can’t find qualified workers to fill those jobs
May. 18, 2018
Akimel O’odham is the ancient language spoken by several of the tribes here in Arizona. But like so many other Native American languages, it’s disappearing.
May. 18, 2018
Discussing the week in news with Doug Cole, senior vice president with HighGround Public Affairs and Chad Campbell, former legislative leader, currently with Strategies 360.
May. 18, 2018
When you think of Billie Holiday, you think of her, you might think of "Strange Fruit," or the flowers in her hair, or great American jazz. What you probably don’t think of is religion.
May. 18, 2018

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