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girls scout cookies
Listen to the sounds of Arianna selling cookies with her Girl Scouts Troop.
Feb. 2, 2017
Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce
As this year’s legislative session gets rolling, advocacy groups are outlining their priorities.
Feb. 2, 2017
"The Greatest Show on Grass" is back. The Waste Management Phoenix Open teed off Thursday morning in Scottsdale. One golfer who won’t be competing this year is former tournament champion and Valley resident Tom Lehman.
Feb. 2, 2017
Israel flag
This week, Israeli forces evacuated a West Bank settlement and its approximately 250 residents. This comes as Israel has approved thousands of new settler homes in the West Bank.
Feb. 2, 2017
US Circuit Courts Map
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals covers 20 percent of the U.S. population. Arizona lawmakers are once again renewing efforts to leave the 9th Circuit for a brand new one.
Feb. 2, 2017
Elected officials in Phoenix could soon vote on whether to declare Phoenix a sanctuary city. During Wednesday’s council meeting, a resident presented a petition that requires the council to act within 15 days.
Feb. 2, 2017
license
A House bill passed by the Transportation Committee could make it a misdemeanor for passengers to ride without carrying a proper identification.
Feb. 2, 2017
Big Room at Kartchner Canverns
For 10 years, Cave Fest has celebrated the flora, fauna and subterranean features of Kartchner Caverns State Park. But the event also underlines the surprising amount of scientific research that supports the cave.
Feb. 2, 2017
Car steering wheel
Arizona residents taking the written driver’s license test can expect a few changes in the coming months. Beginning in March, drivers will see new recommendations for what they should do during a routine traffic stop.
Feb. 2, 2017
stock market
After decades of debate, a professor at Arizona State University's W.P. Carey School of Business says he and a colleague have debunked a stock-market myth. The so-called “Weekend Effect” refers to the tendency of stock returns to be significantly lower on Mondays than the preceding Fridays.
Feb. 2, 2017
Central American teenager
The order stopped for 120 days a program that helped a small group: children feeling violence in Central American countries who had a parent or a relative already living in the U.S.
Feb. 2, 2017
APS
Arizona’s largest utility is already saving millions of dollars thank to a new regional energy market. The state's largest utility Arizona Public Service joined the so-called Energy Imbalance Market at the end of last year, hoping to cash in on other states’ ever-fluctuating energy needs.
Feb. 2, 2017
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office
As Paul Penzone looks to make his mark in the early days of his stint as Maricopa County sheriff, one point of emphasis is on improving relations between MCSO and communities of color. To that end, James Collins has been named director of Community Relations and Outreach for MCSO.
Feb. 1, 2017
Woman with cold
Flu activity in Arizona is lower now than it was the past two years at this time. Dr. Cara Christ with the Arizona Department of Health Services says even though the flu is more common January through March, it circulates year-round. She says it’s never too late to get a flu shot.
Feb. 1, 2017
Apollo Education Group
A consortium of investors now owns Apollo Education Group. The Phoenix-based company is now a private business, no longer trading on Nasdaq.
Feb. 1, 2017
President Trump's plan for a Mexico border wall does not seem to be slowing over-the-border business.
Feb. 1, 2017
Maricopa County Attorney's Office
Maricopa County’s top law-enforcement official has a message for folks planning to drink this Super Bowl weekend: don’t trust a bag of chips.
Feb. 1, 2017
Rattlesnake
You could soon be allowed to shoot a snake in Phoenix and other cities without fear of prosecution. On Wednesday, the Arizona House of Representatives approved legislation that would allow people to fire off small-caliber shells to fend off snakes or rats.
Feb. 1, 2017
Traveling to the depths into a subaquatic cave in Cuba and enjoying the adventure, while also trying to learn as much as possible about cultural and environmental subjects. That sentence describes a lot of what National Geographic Explorer Kenny Broad brings to his life.
Feb. 1, 2017
Deedra Abboud
It’s World Hijab Day and local activists here will be wearing the scarves today to show solidarity with Muslim women. Deedra Abboud, an attorney and Muslim activist in the Valley, is speaking at an event related to World Hijab Day today.
Feb. 1, 2017

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