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National Low Income Housing Coalition ranks Arizona 22nd in the country as far as affordability of a two-bedroom apartment.
May. 22, 2015
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For more on holiday travel, we turn to Jan Freitag, senior vice president with STR, which provides research to the hotel industry.
May. 22, 2015
hikers
Each week, a group of blind and visually impaired kids get together to tackle one of the many hiking trails in metro Phoenix. It's part of a training program they're involved with to prepare for a longer hike in the Grand Canyon this June.
May. 22, 2015
Arizona rest stops
Beginning in 2009, the Arizona Legislature gave the Arizona Department of Transportation the ability to opt into a public-private partnership to support the department with different projects.
May. 22, 2015
Jerome Grand Hotel
It was the first of its kind in Arizona and it was installed in a booming town early in the last century. And it’s still in use today.
May. 22, 2015
mylar balloons
With graduation season well underway, the state’s largest utility is warning that something that may seem harmless could be potentially dangerous.
May. 22, 2015
Arizona posted one of its most disappointing employment pictures last month since the end of the recession.
May. 22, 2015
A judge has thrown out a wrongful-termination lawsuit filed by five former workers of Arizona's child-welfare agency.
May. 22, 2015
Water faucet
The City Council approved the water rate hike and changes to the way rates are calculated at a meeting on Tuesday.
May. 22, 2015
Draper, a member of the Navajo Nation who is half Hopi, will represent Apache, Navajo and Coconino counties.
May. 22, 2015
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Lane said Thursday that he's running for a third and final term in office to tackle Scottsdale's challenges with "vigor, substance and success."
May. 22, 2015
cigarette
Tempe unanimously passed an ordinance banning smoking in cars while minors are present. Councilman David Schapira introduced the measure in January.
May. 22, 2015
Oak Tree fire
Progress has been made on the Oak Tree Fire burning 10 miles north of Sonoita in Southern Arizona. As of last evening, the fire was 50 percent contained.
May. 22, 2015
State and federal health officials say 10 people have been hospitalized but no deaths have been reported.
May. 22, 2015
Sun Link streetcar
Tucson's streetcar system is celebrating reaching a milestone of 1 million passengers.
May. 22, 2015
Lucha Libre
There are all kinds of family businesses. Some kids take over the family restaurant, others the family gardening company. One family business in Phoenix relies on cheers and boos to stay running.
May. 21, 2015
desert tortoise
Climate change has been increasing temperatures across the Southwest for years now, and research suggests it may be slowing down cold-blooded desert dwellers.
May. 21, 2015
New research shows that regardless of how sunny or cloudy the place you live, you’re probably not reaching into the medicine cabinet for sunscreen.
May. 21, 2015
Lake Mead
Even with an unexpectedly wet May in the Valley, doesn’t it seem like we’re still in a drought? Well, we are. But not quite to the level of some of our neighbors.
May. 21, 2015
candy
How healthy is the food advertised to kids? That question is the subject of a new report -- and some controversy.
May. 21, 2015

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