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Americans like living in the West. And they’re big fans of public lands, too. That’s the conclusion of the “Conservation of the West” poll, a bipartisan questionnaire that surveyed residents of six states, including Arizona.
February 13, 2015
The deadline for enrollment in the federal health care exchange is this Sunday and the White House is making a big push to get as many people as possible enrolled before then.
February 13, 2015
Arizona’s public universities have proposed a plan, under which new employees would not be guaranteed a pension, but would instead have 401K-style plans. The universities also want to create their own health benefit plans.
February 13, 2015
Maricopa County transportation officials want residents’ input on the projects they’d like to see over the next 20 years. It’s part of the agency’s Transportation System Plan 2035, which is now underway.
February 13, 2015
Shortly after the news broke earlier this week that Prescott’s Kayla Mueller had, in fact, died while being held by ISIS in Syria, reports started to come out about failed rescue attempts.
February 13, 2015
Ever wondered how we are able to tell you where there are freeway back-ups at any given time of the day? Well, there’s a system dedicated to this science.
February 13, 2015
Temperatures are expected to remain above average for the next few days and, if the National Weather Service is correct, we can forget about a significant cool down anytime soon. But when it comes to forest fires, these warmer-than-average temperatures could be a problem.
February 13, 2015
Last month, Arizona Game and Fish rescued a 45 pound beaver from Tempe Town Lake. The beaver was nursed back to health and on Thursday, finally released into the wild.
February 13, 2015
Over the next few days, temperatures are expected to be warmer than average.
February 13, 2015
A critically endangered Southwest species once down to 22 individuals is bouncing back due to a multi-agency partnership. And now the public can see them up close, and maybe in the wild.
February 13, 2015
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and four top leaders will face a civil contempt of court hearing in April for repeatedly violating a federal judge’s orders.
February 12, 2015
National media crowded into Prescott this week after news that one of its native daughters died while in captivity of ISIS. The small town’s healing over Kayla Mueller’s death is just starting.
February 12, 2015
The Fourth Annual Arizona SciTech Festival officially kicked off Wednesday, launching more than 800 science, technology, engineering and math events taking place statewide over the next few months.
February 12, 2015
The Glendale Public Library system may be downsizing.
February 12, 2015
This morning marked the start of Maricopa County’s 14th annual StandDown, a two-day event aimed at helping homeless and at-risk veterans get help with services, like medical care, social security and housing.
February 12, 2015
Forty years ago, one of the most significant discoveries in the study of human evolution was made in Ethiopia. It was the fossilized remains of a human ancestor more than 3 million years old. But you probably know her as Lucy.
February 12, 2015
Glendale’s city manager announced her intention to resign during Thursdays’ city council meeting.
February 12, 2015
The Indian Legal Program within Arizona State University’s O’Connor College of Law is hosting a conference Thursday and Friday, dealing with tribal governments and e-commerce.
February 12, 2015
New research from the University of Arizona suggests lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adolescents who come out in high school have higher self esteem and lower levels of depression later on than kids who did not.
February 12, 2015
In his budget plan released last month, Governor Doug Ducey proposed cutting the reimbursement rate for the state’s Medicaid program, known as AHCCCS, by 3 percent.
February 12, 2015

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