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After months of negotiations, owners of the Navajo Generating Station coal-fired plant are close to finalizing a deal to keep it running through the end of 2019.
Jul. 3, 2017
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Qatar's deadline to comply with a series of 13 demands from its Gulf neighbors has been extended, but tensions are unlikely to die down anytime soon.
Jul. 3, 2017
Burro Fire
The Burro fire has burned 14,000 acres in the hills northeast of Tucson since last Friday, forcing the evacuation of the nearby town of Summerhaven.
Jul. 3, 2017
Kingman Fire Department truck
High winds spread the fire in a mobile home park on Devlin Avenue. The Kingman Fire Department and other crews had to shuttle water back and forth from fire hydrants “located a distance from the scene.”
Jul. 3, 2017
Sure 107 degrees for a daytime high might feel like a reprieve, but experts with the Maricopa County Department of Public Health say now is not the time to let down your guard.
Jul. 3, 2017
Medical marijuana
Navajo Nation is seriously considering legalizing medical marijuana.
Jul. 3, 2017
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Phoenix Police continue to look for a gunman who opened fire on two officers in a patrol car early Sunday morning.
Jul. 3, 2017
Goodwin Fire
We’ve heard about the thousands of people who had to evacuate the Goodwin Fire. But we haven’t heard much about the hundreds of four-legged creatures forced to leave.
Jul. 3, 2017
John McCain
The Fourth of July - a day when we celebrate our country’s independence. While many of us will celebrate in our backyards or at a campground, Arizona Sen. John McCain will be traveling to Kabul, Afghanistan.
Jul. 3, 2017
Papago Park
The Phoenix Parks and Rec Department will restrict access vehicle access to the city’s desert parks and mountain preserves on the Fourth of July.
Jul. 3, 2017
Fire evacuee
Hundreds of Goodwin Fire evacuees have been allowed to go home, while others are waiting for firefighters to mop up hot spots. As of Sunday night, the 27,000-acre fire was 75 percent contained.
Jul. 3, 2017
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Global financier Warren Buffett said his company, Berkshire Hathaway Inc., is boosting its real estate holdings. The latest purchase is a 10 percent stake in a Scottsdale company.
Jul. 3, 2017
An Australian company is spending $12 million on a project, using a lab in Arizona, to develop energy storage for portable devices.
Jul. 3, 2017
The Department of Health and Human Services removed a question about gender identity from the National Survey of Older Americans Act Participants. Advocacy groups are worried that means transgender elders won’t be counted. The annual survey helps determine funding for programs that assist older adults.
Jul. 3, 2017
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Officials in Goodyear think giving up some money early will generate more cash later. The city council recently approved new incentives for certain developers.
Jul. 3, 2017
Watermelon
While that may not be so great for consumers, it’s a boon for Central Arizona growers who are right now harvesting watermelon, cantaloupe and honeydews.
Jul. 3, 2017
A lack of funding has led to an exodus of experienced deputies at the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office, which patrols one of the biggest areas in the United States.
Jul. 3, 2017
Headache
Between the heat, dehydration, air quality and July 4th fireworks, many Arizonans shrug off headaches as just another symptom of summer. But we need to start taking headaches seriously.
Jul. 2, 2017
Aquila drone
Facebook just announced the successful test flight of its solar-powered drone in the Arizona desert. This successful test at the U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground military facility comes almost one year after the first test flight crashed, and failed.
Jul. 1, 2017
People at Sky Harbor
Some visitors to Sky Harbor Airport will be asked to share their travel plans- not with the TSA, but with strangers. It’s part of the Aviation Department’s plan to better understand its customers.
Jul. 1, 2017

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