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What comes to mind when you think about Arizona? The hot weather, cactus and citrus, but there is more to Arizona.
January 03, 2014
One of Arizona’s national parks is getting bigger. Petrified Forest National Park is adding more than 4,200 acres.
January 03, 2014
Gov. Jan Brewer is expected to release her budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year in two weeks.
January 03, 2014
Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu is calling on Arizona lawmakers to stop diverting money from the Highway User Revenue Fund to the Department of Public Safety, so the counties can use the money for its intended purpose.
January 03, 2014
Sky Harbor Airport officials are warning travelers and those who may be picking them up at the airport to check the status of flights going to, coming from or connecting on the East Coast.
January 03, 2014
A federal appeals court will hear new arguments about whether Arizona voters can legally ban bail for some people charged with crimes who are not in the United States legally.
January 03, 2014
Phoenix police have identified the officer involved in a New Year’s Eve shooting after he tried to stop the car of some armed robbery suspects. Thirty-four-year-old Officer Scott Sefranka is a seven-year veteran, who was shot when one of the suspects grabbed his weapon, according to Commander Louis Tovar.
January 03, 2014
The next mayor and city council in Mesa will make a lot more money. The current city council approved the pay hikes last month.
January 03, 2014
Ethanol is still leaking from a railcar near downtown Phoenix. The fire department responded to the leak in a Union Pacific rail yard at 4 a.m. on Friday.
January 03, 2014
American Airlines employees voted to keep the airline’s one year old logo. The Texas based carrier merged with Tempe based U.S. Airways last year.
January 03, 2014
Beta testing is underway for the bike share program that’s rolling out in three Valley cities, but riders in Phoenix won’t be able to rent the bikes as early as was hoped for.
January 02, 2014
Health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act went into effect Jan. 1, around the country and here in Arizona. But Valley hospitals say the number of people receiving medical care hasn’t changed – yet.
January 02, 2014
A new report shows employment in Arizona grew by almost 2 percent between November 2012 and November of 2013.
January 02, 2014
New numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau show Arizona has one of the younger populations in the country.
January 02, 2014
Arizona Sen. John McCain, in Afghanistan with several other U.S. senators, said they have warned Afghan President Hamid Karzai about the consequences of failing to sign a key security agreement with the United States.
January 02, 2014
A federal judge is allowing challengers to the state’s immigration law, SB 1070, to see what advice advocacy groups are giving state lawmakers.
January 02, 2014
The Arizona legislative session will be starting soon, but one political expert doubts there will be any big surprises.
January 02, 2014
Oil and gas development, along with timber extraction are threatening some of the nation’s backcountry and roadless land, according to an environmental advocate with the National Wildlife Federation.
January 02, 2014
In an effort to make sure there is as little stress on the mother and cubs as possible, she says it’ll be 6-8 weeks before the cubs are put on exhibit.
January 02, 2014
The holidays are over but don't throw out that Christmas tree. Recycle it instead.
January 02, 2014

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