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High pressure is expected to keep daily temperatures above 80 degrees for the near future, but the unseasonable heat doesn’t mean summer will come early.
Feb. 15, 2016
Antonin Scalia with Mark Brnovich
Noted conservative Antonin Scalia may have been the swing vote in ruling that the Independent Redistricting Commission redrew Arizona's district lines to give Democrats an edge.
Feb. 15, 2016
Around 10 percent of Maricopa County's population has a disability. It’s a diverse and many times overlooked population where a one-size-fits-all approach to disaster planning can lead to deadly consequences.
Feb. 15, 2016
The overflow shelter near downtown Phoenix is getting a much needed source of funding for the coming months.
Feb. 15, 2016
A new report released by the research group Headwaters Economics reviewed economic indicators like population, employment, personal income and per capita income.
Feb. 15, 2016
Four Peaks Brewing Company
After years of complaints, Vice-Mayor Corey Woods says it's time to loosen rules and streamline the process.
Feb. 15, 2016
The state Senate made a last-minute change to the House's unanimously-approved bill restoring nearly all of the $30 million taken from Arizona's Joint Technical Education Districts.
Feb. 15, 2016
On Wednesday, Francis will be visiting the border city of Juárez, a city recreating itself after years of bloodshed.
Feb. 15, 2016
Fighters ace pitcher Shohei Otani drew more than 50 scouts from 15 different MLB teams when he pitched Wednesday.
Feb. 13, 2016
Every February for the last 60 years, thousands of people line up in the early morning hours to be the first to get into the Exhibit Building at the Arizona State Fairgrounds.
Feb. 12, 2016
Concerns about chemical warfare hang over many of the battles currently taking place around the world — including in Syria. But using gases and toxins in warfare is hardly new.
Feb. 12, 2016
Doug Ducey
The signing of SB 1070 by then-Gov. Jan Brewer highlighted Arizona as a state that was determined to pass legislation that was meant to be tough on undocumented immigrants.
Feb. 12, 2016
carved gourd
It’s possible you haven’t seen a dried gourd since Thanksgiving, when they’re used in abundance as centerpieces, but in Casa Grande gourds are a big deal right now thanks to an annual gourd festival held there.
Feb. 12, 2016
billboard at night
Arizona lawmakers are debating whether to allow electronic billboards through most of La Paz and Mohave Counties. Current law only allows them along a corridor from Phoenix towards California along I-10 and I-8.
Feb. 12, 2016
chickens
New rules in Flagstaff will change the way people keep what some consider barnyard animals their backyard.
Feb. 12, 2016
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The Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival is celebrating its 20th year. It starts on Sunday. This year, organizers are touting a trio of Holocaust-related movies that are appropriate for younger viewers.
Feb. 12, 2016
Rob Bohannan
For the past few years, the Metro Light Rail has connected downtown Phoenix to Valley cities. For local travelers this has been a new mode of transportation for the Valley. Well, it isn’t.
Feb. 12, 2016
University of Arizona
Three years ago Monday, a meteor exploded about 16 miles above the Siberian city of Chelyabinsk, injuring more than 1,000 people. Since then, researchers have been working to learn more about that rock.
Feb. 12, 2016
Two measures working their way through the Arizona Legislature would ask voters to make changes to agencies they’ve previously voted to set up.
Feb. 12, 2016
Demonstrators at a school choice rally
The Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting did a deep dive into the state’s enrollment data and found white — and especially Asian — students attend charter schools at higher rates than Hispanics, even though they now make up the greatest portion of Arizona’s school age population.
Feb. 12, 2016

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