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Arizona’s third largest city is also among its most innovative when it comes to using data effectively to serve its residents.
Aug. 11, 2015
The annual summer celestial fireworks show known as the Perseid meteor shower peaks in Arizona skies this week. Up to 60 shooting stars an hour are possible.
Aug. 11, 2015
Federal and tribal officials are setting up potable water stations and alerting communities to the contamination, as the toxic waste is making its way through the reservation.
Aug. 11, 2015
The National Weather Service has issued a dust storm warning for northwestern Pinal County and all of the Phoenix area.
Aug. 11, 2015
Thunder was found Monday near a horse crossing. Investigators say there were skid marks nearby, but could not confirm if a vehicle hit the animal.
Aug. 11, 2015
Homeless youth often lack connections with family members, which is why staff at the Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development in Phoenix recently underwent training in a program called Family Finding.
Aug. 11, 2015
Mohave County has accepted a settlement of about $4 million from Chloride's Mineral Park copper mine in the company's bankruptcy case.
Aug. 11, 2015
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's lawyers are due in court Tuesday to prepare for contempt-of-court hearings that the lawman faces next month in a racial profiling case.
Aug. 11, 2015
The chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee said Monday the troubled VA should fire problem employees faster and that Congress should make it easier for the entire government to dismiss bad workers.
Aug. 11, 2015
More people will be allowed to return to their homes as additional evacuations orders are lifted throughout the day.
Aug. 11, 2015
Thousands of fire crews are fighting wildfires across the country. Hot, dry conditions in places like California and parts of the Pacific Northwest mean fires are much more severe. But with so many fires burning, how do state and federal agencies make sure they have the personnel they need?
Aug. 11, 2015
Water contamination from an abandoned Gold King Mine in Colorado in is flowing toward Lake Powell and the Colorado River. While the Phoenix area uses Colorado River water, officials believe there is little to worry about.
Aug. 11, 2015
Authorities say an Arizona Department of Corrections bus carrying about 50 inmates has hit a semi-truck that had rolled over and blocked the lanes on Interstate 8.
Aug. 11, 2015
Searchers in Arizona have found the body of a 5-year-old boy who went missing from a campsite north of the Grand Canyon last week.
Aug. 11, 2015
In the more than two years since Pope Frances became head of the Catholic Church, his social media footprint has grown considerably. On Twitter, he has more than 20 million followers.
Aug. 11, 2015
Mexico's National Human Rights Commission has issued a report reprimanding state and federal authorities for mishandling the case of a migrant girl who died in a shelter last year.
Aug. 10, 2015
Less than 40 percent of private-sector workers in Arizona participate in a retirement plan through their work, and they have an average retirement savings balance of just $23,826, according to a recent report.
Aug. 10, 2015
About three million gallons of wastewater poured into the Animas River last Wednesday after a breach at a defunct gold mine near Silverton, Colorado.
Aug. 10, 2015
Arizona State University students on the downtown campus now have another way of getting around the area.
Aug. 10, 2015
Arizona is among a group of 13 states asking a federal judge to block a new rule they say gives federal officials jurisdiction over some state waters.
Aug. 10, 2015

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