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Mexican gray wolf
The agency reached a settlement with environmentalists, Arizona and Utah, but it still needs the approval of a federal judge.
Apr. 28, 2016
school classroom
The plan would set aside $100 million that the state would pledge to make payments on loans if the schools defaulted, a guarantee that should result in lenders demanding lower interest rates.
Apr. 28, 2016
Lowell Observatory
Observatories all over the state offer visitors a chance to gaze deep into space and learn about Arizona's contributions to astronomy and planetary science. Here's our guide for the stargazing tourist.
Apr. 28, 2016
Navajo Nation seal
Forty percent of Navajo people living on the reservation lack running water. In addition to digging water lines, Navajo Speaker LoRenzo Bates said at a signing ceremony the projects would create more than 400 jobs and bring in as much as $7 million in tax revenue for the tribe.
Apr. 28, 2016
More than 40 percent of people living on tribal lands do not have access to the Internet, according to the Federal Communications Commission. The Government Accountability Office recently looked into reasons why.
Apr. 28, 2016
Stew
A leading hospital in Texas is making a name for itself by taking on the ranching industry, an iconic fixture in the history of the Lone Star State. The hospital is now promoting a plant-based diet rich in vegetables and whole grains for patients and visitors.
Apr. 28, 2016
Mosquitoes, black flies and caddisflies have become a huge problem in the area.
Apr. 28, 2016
A former city of Surprise revenue manager spent years stealing cash from the city and now faces 15 felony charges, according to investigators.
Apr. 27, 2016
Many don’t know how much of an impact Owens had on the Valley, where he left a legacy behind that many still revel in today.
Apr. 27, 2016
Maricopa County Bill Montgomery
Law enforcement’s probe of the freeway shooting incidents isn’t over, but Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery offered few other details during a news conference Tuesday.
Apr. 27, 2016
Another bill aimed at expanding veteran healthcare access is now making its way through Congress. Several members of the Senate Armed Services Committee introduced what they’re calling the Care Veterans Deserve Act on Wednesday.
Apr. 27, 2016
Intel’s decision to cut 560 jobs in the city of Chandler could have a dramatic impact on the Valley economy — or at least the goal of creating a “Silicon Desert.”
Apr. 27, 2016
Arizona Capitol building
At the Arizona Capitol, Republican legislative leaders have come together on a nearly $9.6 billion spending plan, but there’s still some practical work to be done.
Apr. 27, 2016
Bob Robb and Julie Erfle
Election Day for Proposition 123 is May 17, though early ballots have already gone out.The measure would make changes to the state land trust as part of $3.5 billion in funding for K-12 schools in Arizona.
Apr. 27, 2016
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Alberto Olivas, executive director of the Pastor Center, talked about getting young people interested in politics and public service — and keeping them interested even when their favorite candidates don’t win.
Apr. 27, 2016
Amy Silverman and Sophie
Writer Amy Silverman keeps very busy with her day job as managing editor of Phoenix New Times. But she also has a pretty intense home life.
Apr. 27, 2016
gilbert fire
Gilbert fire officials say the cause of a five-alarm fire that burned over the weekend at an apartment complex under construction was accidental.
Apr. 27, 2016
Sidewalks, parks, public rights of way are just some of the items being reviewed during the first of three phases of the evaluation.
Apr. 27, 2016
Gila River Arena
The Glendale city council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a five year contract with AEG Facilities to manage Gila River Arena, and if both sides agree, it could be extended to 10 years.
Apr. 27, 2016
New statewide "Reasonable and Prudent Parenting" training could leave staff caring for the 7,000 foster kids in group homes stretched thin.
Apr. 26, 2016

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