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Anthrax spores
Arizona is one of 17 states that received shipments of anthrax in recent years, but health officials say the state is not at risk.
Jun. 3, 2015
Inmates in tents at Sheriff Joe Arpaio's Tent City
Alex recorded entries as she was on her way in and out of Tent City while she was on work release. In this installment, she describes the problems that come with sleeping outside and looks forward to her upcoming release.
Jun. 3, 2015
Tusayan road
As many as 200,000 comments have been submitted to the U.S. Forest Service about proposed development plans in Tusayan, just south of the Grand Canyon.
Jun. 3, 2015
Valley Metro
Valley Metro spokesperson Susan Tierney said lessons learned from the first 20 miles helped speed up the process.
Jun. 3, 2015
hover book cover
Fountain Hills resident Anne A. Wilson had her first novel published this week. It’s called “Hover” and is based on Wilson’s experience as one of only a few female navy pilots.
Jun. 3, 2015
Downtown Phoenix
As downtown Phoenix continues to infill, some business owners have encountered a law that has hindered their ability to sell alcohol. In at least three instances, microbreweries wanting to set up shop downtown couldn’t.
Jun. 3, 2015
Committee to Protect Journalists logo
We talked with Joel Simon, executive director of the Committee to Protect Journalists, about how dangerous the current world is for reporters.
Jun. 3, 2015
mckay
We spoke with DCS Director Greg McKay, who’s been on the job since February, about short-term concerns and long-term plans for the department.
Jun. 3, 2015
Green Acre
The owners of Green Acre Dog Boarding near Gilbert, where 21 dogs died of heat exhaustion a year ago, have pleaded not guilty to charges of animal cruelty.
Jun. 3, 2015
Tonto National Forest
While the rainy May held off an early start to the fire season, recent low humidity rates are causing Tonto National Forest to dry up.
Jun. 3, 2015
Rio Grande
Stormwater is a major source of pollution in the Rio Grande. The U.S. Geological Survey released a nine-year study of stormwater in the Albuquerque area last week, finding high concentrations of pollutants in the city’s arroyos.
Jun. 3, 2015
Diane Douglas
Arizona's top education official has serious doubts about Gov. Doug Ducey's timeline for overhauling the state's complex school financing formulas.
Jun. 3, 2015
Arizona Department of Public Safety
Arizona's Department of Public Safety is participating in an international event to promote the safe operation of commercial vehicles traveling along the nation's highways.
Jun. 3, 2015
Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office
An Arizona court has upheld a woman's marijuana convictions based on a warrantless search conducted when sheriff's deputies were sent to a home in response to a 911 "hang-up" call that was treated as an emergency.
Jun. 3, 2015
Navajo Nation seal
A Navajo Nation referendum election on whether to effectively scrap a requirement that candidates for tribal president and vice president speak the Navajo language fluently has been rescheduled to July 21.
Jun. 3, 2015
Scottsdale City Council chambers
Authorities say Scottsdale's city manager is hospitalized after collapsing at a City Council meeting.
Jun. 3, 2015
The Arizona Supreme Court is being asked to overturn a lower court opinion that limits police powers to search houses without a warrant.
Jun. 3, 2015
lake mead
Arizona’s water chief wants California to shoulder more of the burden of drought in the Lower Colorado River Basin. The comments came during a hearing in front of the U.S. Senate Committee On Energy and Natural Resources.
Jun. 2, 2015
Lone Inmate In Sheriff Joe Arpaio's Tent City
Alex talks about her experiences bonding with other inmates and deciding that just because she has made a mistake — like many of the women she encountered in the tents — it doesn’t make her a bad person.
Jun. 2, 2015
downtown phoenix
Seven Valley cities are moving forward with a special mid-decade census. This federal count is used to update how much state money each city gets. This may be the last time it’s necessary.
Jun. 2, 2015

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