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Listen to the sounds of Thomas Sotelo, running the rides at Enchanted Island in Encanto Park.
May. 11, 2017
Climate Matters logo
Weather forecasts are often at the centerpiece of a local television station’s newscast. But over the years, the focus has mostly been on current temperatures, record highs and the seven or even 10-day forecast. That is gradually changing at hundreds of stations across the country, thanks to a program called Climate Matters.
May. 11, 2017
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It used to be that when we went to elect a candidates to run for president, the public wasn’t really all that involved. Then between 1968 and 1972, Democrats went through a reform process, because those in the anti-Vietnam War movement felt they had been cut out of the 1968 Democratic Convention.
May. 11, 2017
Winged Victory
It’s all over at the state Capitol. Lawmakers adjourned their 2017 session Wednesday evening, while it was still light outside, a number of members made sure to mention.
May. 11, 2017
Podcast Playlist logo
A satirical podcast investigating this very important question: Whatever happened to pizza at McDonalds?
May. 11, 2017
Chandler logo
Chandler’s mayor and City Council will discuss the proposed 2017-2018 budget Thursday evening and public safety will be a large part of the price tag.
May. 11, 2017
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In a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on global threats, acting F.B.I. Director Andrew McCabe filled Comey's seat. Meanwhile, Washington is considering a permanent replacement.
May. 11, 2017
Here are key terms used by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development to define homelessness. These definitions are important because they determine who can receive help from certain programs, and keep data consistent across areas.
May. 11, 2017
Winged Victory
Arizona lawmakers completed the 2017 legislative session Wednesday by adding millions of dollars in new and expanded tax breaks for business and by extending a financial assistance program for needy families.
May. 11, 2017
Arizona Office of Tourism logo
By the end of this year, visitors from China will overtake Europeans in numbers of tourists to Arizona. It’s a first for the state.
May. 11, 2017
Cottonseed
Arizona processed more cotton last year than in 2015. But, the state is still near a production low.
May. 11, 2017
Mark Brnovich
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich wants to use federal funds to investigate and prosecute in-home Medicaid and neglect cases involving seniors.
May. 11, 2017
Phoenix City Council
Less than four months after a bouncer at a Phoenix strip club was charged with beating a customer to death and the club’s liquor license revoked, a new owner is trying to serve alcohol.
May. 11, 2017
The Valley’s data center industry is getting bigger with new centers planned in Mesa and Phoenix.
May. 11, 2017
Prison reform advocates say low staffing levels at the Arizona Department of Corrections could have led to recent suicides in Arizona prisons.
May. 11, 2017
The National Park Service plans to reduce the number of bison near the Grand Canyon’s North Rim. This process involves lethal and nonlethal methods.
May. 11, 2017
Navajo Generating Station
The public will have a chance to weigh in on the future of the West’s largest coal-fired power plant. Southwest utilities, the federal government and officials from the Navajo Nation have been working on a deal to keep the Navajo Generating Station from closing at the end of this year.
May. 11, 2017
a volunteer chats with a client at project connect
On a recent Thursday, a few hundred people packed the gym at a Mormon church in Mesa. Some were living on the street. Others were in shelters. Some came with their dog, some with their kids. And all were matched up with a volunteer.
May. 11, 2017
Russell Begaye
The Navajo Nation president has signed an emergency bill to immediately search for new housing authority board commissioners.
May. 10, 2017
Tucson Memorial
A GoFundMe account is now open to raise the remaining funds for a January 8th Memorial in Tucson. The goal is to reach $1.5 million. The campaign will help commemorate the 2011 shootings that killed six people and injured 13 others, including Congresswoman Gabby Giffords.
May. 10, 2017

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