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Earlier this month, a toxic algal outbreak in Lake Erie crippled the city of Toledo, leaving residents without water access for three days. Fortunately for the Valley, the chance of an algae bloom to this scale is remote.
August 19, 2014
Unmanned aerial vehicles -– better known as drones –- have been banned at more national park land in the Southwest.
August 18, 2014
A new study by Feeding America found that one in seven people in the United States depend on local aid programs to feed their families, but that number is much higher in Arizona.
August 18, 2014
Pima County officials are reviewing a proposal that would send some jail inmates to the county’s juvenile detention center. Supporters said the move would alleviate jail overcrowding and could save tax dollars.
August 18, 2014
After a month-long investigation, the University of Arizona has withdrawn recognition of the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity.
August 18, 2014
Tucson firefighters rescued two occupants of a vehicle this weekend after they drove into a flooded wash in the dark and were washed downstream by the force of the current.
August 18, 2014
The Maricopa Superior Court has created a new unit to help simplify the adoption process. The program was created in large part because of a growing number of adoptions.
August 18, 2014
The department of Veterans Affairs has announced it will be hosting a town hall in Phoenix on Wednesday. Officials hope to use time to allow veterans to provide their feedback on VA services and benefits.
August 18, 2014
It’s been known as Lou Gehrig’s disease since it took the Yankees baseball star’s life in 1941, but Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, ALS is getting a lot of publicity these days from what’s known as the Ice Bucket challenge.
August 18, 2014
As the recovery from the Great Recession produces jobs and entrepreneurial opportunities, business mentoring services like SCORE are attempting to help.
August 18, 2014
The U.S. Border Patrol is circulating an issue paper warning agents about private militias patrolling the Mexican border.
August 18, 2014
Good news for drivers in the West Valley. Getting onto and off of I-10 from the Loop 303 just got easier.
August 18, 2014
The federal government will begin sterilizing an endangered species it is trying to save.
August 18, 2014
Say goodbye to free parking on nights, weekends and holidays in downtown Phoenix. Extended meter hours go into effect Monday.
August 18, 2014
Mission Fiber Group in Chandler and Burbank Recycling in California owe $32 million in restitution for illegally claiming money from CalRecycle for out of state aluminum beverage cans.
August 18, 2014
Community gardening has been popular for years. Neighbors get together to grow their own fruits and vegetables. Tempe’s Harvest for Humanity has been growing vegetables for the past 20 years, with a different goal in mind.
August 17, 2014
Clean-up efforts are still underway in South Phoenix and Laveen. The devastation from Tuesday night’s storm ranges from flooded houses to damaged schools and closed streets.
August 16, 2014
Recently, a map put together by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies showed which religious traditions have the second-highest number of followers in each state. What surprised a lot of people is that Hinduism took the second spot in Arizona.
August 15, 2014
To increase the United States’ overall competitiveness, the fields of science technology engineering and math, or STEM, are being re-emphasized. Arizona is no exception.
August 15, 2014
The NCAA, which has overseen college athletics — including its schools and student-athletes — for more than a century, is gradually losing its power base.
August 15, 2014

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