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 death chamber
A Maricopa County superior court judge ruled Friday on the constitutionality of Arizona death penalty. Thirty defendants joined a motion to challenge the law to have the death penalty option removed from their cases.
May. 8, 2015
There will be two new high rise buildings on the site of the former Monti’s restaurant in Tempe. Thursday night, the Tempe City Council voted to move forward with the development.
May. 8, 2015
Income mobility, or the ability of a family or other group to change its economic status, is the subject of a recent report by two Harvard economists.
May. 8, 2015
freshwater crocodile
The Phoenix Herpetological Society will soon be home to 10 freshwater crocodiles, a rarity in the United States.
May. 8, 2015
sound waves
Along with a team from NASA, the National Science Foundation and others, Daniel Bowman made a recording 22 miles above the Earth and sped it up so humans could hear it.
May. 8, 2015
West-MEC
The new state budget approved earlier this year included cuts to career and technical schools called Joint Technical Education Districts, or JTEDs.
May. 8, 2015
Many students at Arizona’s three public universities will pay more for school next year, but not a lot of Arizona students are filling out the form to apply for financial aid from the feds.
May. 8, 2015
NextGen
Air traffic control systems will be changing in the United States over the next several years as part of a program called the Next Generation Air Transportation System, or NextGen.
May. 8, 2015
Interstate 10 sign
The Arizona Supreme Court has found the state is liable for a fatal accident that was a result of outdated highway design and unsafe conditions. The high court handed down the decision on Friday.
May. 8, 2015
flagstaff
Snow is falling in the Arizona high country. Forecasters say this May snowstorm should stick around through Saturday.
May. 8, 2015
Boxes
Despite the decline in the amount of first class mail being sent as people pay their bills online and send more e-mails. The increase in individuals shopping on line is helping generate revenue.
May. 8, 2015
fleas
Health officials in Yavapai County are warning residents and visitors to the Mingus Mountain area, near Jerome, to take precautions after plague was found in a sick cat.
May. 8, 2015
El Tovar Hotel
A major national parks concessionaire has dropped efforts to trademark names of the Grand Canyon's most popular properties, including a group of rustic cabins, cottonwood trees and cantina on the canyon floor.
May. 8, 2015
classroom
Arizona education officials have asked the state Attorney General's Office to investigate possible cheating at seven schools where officials said some students' answers on standardized tests were erased and changed to the correct answer at a higher-than-normal rate.
May. 8, 2015
Road flooded sign
The joint venture between Scottsdale and Maricopa County's Flood Control District is designed to protect city residents and businesses.
May. 8, 2015
Aluminum beverage cans
Five people were part of a scheme that involved trucking more than 200 million cans and bottles from Arizona and illegally redeeming them at recycling centers in California for about $14 million in refunds, authorities said Thursday.
May. 8, 2015
F-35
Residents in some parts of the Phoenix area can expect to see and hear more-than-usual military flight activity through May.
May. 8, 2015
doc holliday
He’s been depicted in Hollywood films by well-known actors and has been part of Arizona folklore. Despite his famous past, we have for decades misidentified him.
May. 8, 2015
Under questioning by the judge during contempt of court proceedings, Sheriff Joe Arpaio admitted his office had hired Dennis Montgomery to do an unorthodox investigation into surveillance by the DOJ and the CIA. Now Montgomery is trying to intervene in the contempt proceedings against the sheriff.
May. 8, 2015
heat deaths chart
According to preliminary data from the Arizona Department of Health Services, about 86 people died from exposure to excessive heat last year.
May. 8, 2015

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