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The state of Arizona and the other entities that put up money to keep Grand Canyon National Park open during the government shutdown are in line for at least a partial refund. State and local funds kept the park operating for only five days even though they paid for 16 days.
October 18, 2013
State officials said they have discovered a credit card skimmer attached to a gas pump in Scottsdale.
October 18, 2013
Depending on where you live, you may have an election coming up, and if you are on the early voting list, you have already gotten your ballot in the mail.
October 18, 2013
Congress has thrown back open the doors of government, but after the 16 day shutdown and the 11th hour deal to raise the debt ceiling, there has been a lot of talk about how Washington has been handling its business. A lot of that talk has not been suitable for the airwaves.
October 18, 2013
The Arizona Fall League is currently running at five stadiums across the Valley, but even the league's director acknowledged most fans have never actually been to a game.
October 18, 2013
Yavapai County Attorney Sheila Polk said she found evidence Horne helped to create a $500,000 TV commercial, paid for by Business Leaders for Arizona, to help defeat Democrat Felicia Rotellini.
October 18, 2013
A small replica of Guantanamo Bay is coming to Phoenix. It is part of an exhibit at the Burton Barr Library that explores the history of the U.S. Naval Base in Cuba.
October 18, 2013
Prosecutors are planning to retry a former Phoenix police officer after the jury in his first trial was unable to reach verdicts on second-degree murder and animal cruelty charges.
October 18, 2013
Sheriff Joe Arpaio's deputies and volunteer posse are carrying out a crime suppression operation in southwest Phoenix on Friday. It is the first of its kind in two years, and it comes just weeks after a federal judge ordered major changes at the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, in light of his finding that the agency discriminated against Latinos.
October 18, 2013
There is a high school that played an important part in Phoenix history. It was the only legally segregated high school in Phoenix.
October 18, 2013
With the federal shutdown now history, national parks reopened across the country. That included 22 parks in Arizona.
October 18, 2013
Arizona residents are still enduring delays and technical glitches 17 days after enrollment began in the federal online health care exchange.
October 17, 2013
With the government shutdown now settled, at least temporarily, President Barack Obama says he would like Congress to tackle immigration reform. The Senate passed an immigration bill in July but it has languished in the House of Representatives.
October 17, 2013
A new Arizona court ruling says use of stun guns while committing crimes can trigger tougher sentences.
October 17, 2013
Arizona isn’t doing enough to stop prescription drug abuse. That’s the conclusion of a new national survey that ranks states based on fatal overdoses and misuse of legal, prescribed drugs. But now a statewide campaign is underway to get doctors do more to prevent the deaths. It may be as easy as checking a computer database.
October 17, 2013
Thousands of people may have had their personal information stolen after a security breach at one of the University of Arizona’s colleges.
October 16, 2013
The food tax in the city of Phoenix is going away, although not right away. The city council has approved a plan to reduce the current 2 percent food tax to 1 percent on Jan. 1 of next year and then phased out completely April 1, 2015.
October 16, 2013
An Arizona recycling company is accused of running an organized crime ring. An investigation known as operation “Tin Man” has been in progress for over a year.
October 16, 2013
The debate over what Phoenix should be and whether it is welcoming enough to the creative class seems to be heating up lately.
October 16, 2013
The city of Phoenix’s two percent food tax was implemented in 2010 when the economy was still in a deep hole.
October 16, 2013

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