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A young Mexican man who urgently needs a heart and liver transplant has been denied a U.S. visa for the second time, according to his family.
Mar. 25, 2015
During the Cold War, mining companies extracted four million tons of uranium from Navajo land to make nuclear weapons. Uranium left a deadly legacy. And the federal government is still cleaning up the contamination.
Mar. 25, 2015
When we think about rivers in Arizona, we tend to focus on the Colorado and whether it’ll have enough water to satisfy the needs of people who live in the West. But there are many other well-known rivers in the U.S. and across the globe that are beautiful to look at, while also providing an important natural resource.
Mar. 25, 2015
Decades after the 1978 Scottsdale killing of former "Hogan's Heroes" star Bob Crane, a new book by his son revisits the case.
Mar. 25, 2015
There’s been a recent narrative that Phoenix has become a more attractive city for millennials as more is going on in business and the arts and with public transit, especially the light rail.
Mar. 25, 2015
Though Arizona is far from alone as a place where for-profit colleges and universities have been established, the Valley-based University of Phoenix and Grand Canyon University are widely acknowledged as having been leaders in the field. The reputation of for-profits, though, has suffered because of some questionable practices.
Mar. 25, 2015
During last fall’s campaign, Governor Doug Ducey said he was opposed to the Common Core education standards and wanted to eliminate it. But on Monday, he called on the state board of education to look for ways to improve Arizona’s standards rather than completely toss out Common Core.
Mar. 25, 2015
The return of spring weather means rattlesnakes are out from winter hibernation and the number of reported snake bites is up.
Mar. 25, 2015
Investigators are releasing more information about a plane crash on a Yuma Marine Base earlier this month that cost one Marine his life.
Mar. 25, 2015
It is now up to Gov. Doug Ducey whether Arizonans will be denied for 60 days the names of police officers who kill civilians.
Mar. 25, 2015
Chicago Cubs pitcher Edwin Jackson missed his spring training start against the Oakland A’s Tuesday because he drove to the wrong stadium.
Mar. 25, 2015
The Cactus League was first formed with only two teams. Today, 15 clubs play in 11 different ballparks all within an hour of each other. Some baseball fans say that’s what makes this league so unique.
Mar. 25, 2015
Arizona will soon be facing a physician shortage, particularly in rural areas. Is the state doing enough to attract new doctors and keep medical talent in state?
Mar. 25, 2015
Arizona State University's men's basketball program is in the market for a new head coach following Tuesday's firing of Herb Sendek.
Mar. 25, 2015
The Phoenix City Council unanimously voted Tuesday to take steps to promote equal pay among men and women.
Mar. 24, 2015
Arizona Representative Martha McSally has introduced a bill in Congress to deter look-outs who work to help cartels. The Congresswoman said it’s part of her pledge to tighten border security.
Mar. 24, 2015
The Department of Veterans Affairs is expanding its eligibility requirements for the Veterans Choice Program.
Mar. 24, 2015
In light of several recent animal hoarding cases in Arizona, the state senate approved House Bill 2150 on Tuesday.
Mar. 24, 2015
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge is restricting video coverage of the trial of an Arizona woman in the 2011 disappearance of her 5-year-old daughter.
Mar. 24, 2015
Hotel occupancy in Scottsdale remains strong. February had an 82 percent occupancy rate, about the same compared to last year. One thing that has risen is the average price of a hotel room. Compared to February 2014, hotel room rates are up by almost 14 percent to an average of $240 a night.
Mar. 24, 2015

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