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Telling stories is something that, for a lot of us, comes pretty naturally. "Did I ever tell you about the time my Uncle Jack ... ?" -- that sort of thing. But the art of storytelling can be used for a lot: healing, cultural exchange, building community. A conference in the Valley this weekend is bringing together storytellers from around the world.
July 25, 2014
The National Weather Service in Tucson conducted a special balloon release Friday morning in anticipation of an active weather pattern this afternoon. Meteorologists hope to get a better idea of how a rapid increase in gulf moisture will impact the forecast.
July 25, 2014
More than twice as many Independent voters in Maricopa County have requested an early ballot for next month’s primary than voted in the 2012 primary.
July 25, 2014
West Valley Hospital in Goodyear opened the doors to its Level I trauma center this week.
July 25, 2014
The Arizona Court of Appeals ruled this week that a 2010 law creating two new at-large seats on the Maricopa Community College District governing board is unconstitutional.
July 25, 2014
This weekend, some Arizonans will be taking part in the German-American Folk Festival in Berlin.
July 25, 2014
How do you get more people to vote in Arizona— especially those who are younger and not tied to one of the two traditional political parties?
July 25, 2014
Early voting for Arizona’s primary election starts next Thursday, and the highest-profile, most congested battle is among the Republican gubernatorial candidates.
July 25, 2014
This week Phoenix has record hot temperatures and energy usage. Salt River Project reported demand for energy Wednesday peaked.
July 25, 2014
Tempe’s Maple Ash neighborhood is one of the city’s oldest surviving neighborhoods, and historic preservation advocates say its character is in danger.
July 25, 2014
The Phoenix Police Department is changing how it will patrol neighborhoods this fall. Police Chief Daniel Garcia has approved new precinct boundaries to cope with a shortage of officers.
July 25, 2014
Robrt Pela reviews two summer plays at Actors Theatre: "The Book Club Play" and "The Cottage."
July 25, 2014
During the last 45 minutes of Arizona inmate Joseph Wood’s nearly two-hour execution, his attorneys tried to get a federal judge to halt it, arguing it was cruel and unusual.
July 25, 2014
Arizona environmental regulators have announced that a mining company will pay $40,000 in civil penalties under a settlement for twice illegally discharging water mixed with mill tailings into the Gila River in 2012.
July 25, 2014
Motorists traveling on Interstate 40 in western Arizona are being advised to expect delays due to paving and rock-removal projects between Kingman and Flagstaff.
July 25, 2014
The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office is investigating the deaths of two rabbits at a Gilbert pet boarding facility where more than 20 dogs died recently.
July 25, 2014
It’s become the symbol for the town and its college. And for more than 50 years, it has also been a landmark for one of the state’s most famous sports rivalries.
July 25, 2014
Scottsdale-based Meritage Homes saw a big profit boost, but it was among many other builders that are struggling in Arizona.
July 24, 2014
The case is one of the most high-profile cases against an Arizona businessman for employing unauthorized workers.
July 24, 2014
Governor Jan Brewer ordered a review of the state’s execution process after what some are saying was a botched execution Wednesday.
July 24, 2014

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