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Gov. Doug Ducey
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is defending the controversial tweet he sent following the arrest of a suspect in the Phoenix-area freeway shooting case.
Oct. 2, 2015
National Weather Service logo
The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for parts of northeastern Arizona Friday. Meteorologist Cory Mottice says sustained winds of 20-to-30 miles per hour with higher wind gusts have put that area at risk for wildfires.
Oct. 2, 2015
A new report contends the Navajo Nation wasted more than $30 million in federal funds by building excessively large jails.
Oct. 2, 2015
Glendale seal
Glendale’s relationship with the Arizona Coyotes will likely play a role in the city’s 2016 mayoral race, and one candidate is already criticizing a city council decision that could lead to replacement of the team as manager of Gila River Arena.
Oct. 2, 2015
Ash Avenue Bridge
You may have noticed it while walking in Tempe, how can you miss it? The piece of concrete sticks out like a sore thumb.
Oct. 2, 2015
The Arizona Department of Health Services has concluded a series of tests in Superior Arizona after residents reported concerns about elevated levels of lead in the soil and water.
Oct. 2, 2015
arpaio
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio took the stand again for an hour on Thursday in the contempt of court proceedings against him. The sheriff fielded questions about the adequacy of his office’s internal affairs investigations and his dealings with a confidential informant who apparently tried to link the judge in the case in an anti-Arpaio conspiracy.
Oct. 1, 2015
Mule deer
The Arizona Game and Fish Department in Tucson unveiled a robotic mule deer decoy aimed at catching poachers red-handed.
Oct. 1, 2015
University of Arizona
A new bowl game is coming to the University of Arizona this December.
Oct. 1, 2015
Arizona House Minority Whip Rebecca Rios joined Democratic legislators from around the country in Washington on Wednesday for a call to arms from President Barack Obama on domestic issues.
Oct. 1, 2015
Yuma Riverfront Gateway Park
A conservation fund that has provided money since 1965 for national parks and forests, as well as state and local outdoor recreation sites, faces an uncertain fate.
Oct. 1, 2015
Amalgamated Transit Union logo
A bus strike is looming in Phoenix after members of the Amalgamated Transit Union voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to authorize a work stoppage for 700 drivers who operate many of the city’s busiest routes.
Oct. 1, 2015
Space 55 logo
Theater in the Valley is done in big and small spots with big and small casts. Space 55 in Phoenix tends to offer so-called alternative kinds of plays.
Oct. 1, 2015
Phoenix Arts and Culture Commission logo
Arts in the Phoenix area have dramatically changed over the past three decades. Part of that has to do with a population that’s nearly doubled from nearly 790,000 to about 1.5 million.
Oct. 1, 2015
school classroom
Thanks to a change—or refinement—approved by the State Board of Education, Arizona schools have a little more freedom when it comes to how much time English language learners need to spend in an immersion program.
Oct. 1, 2015
helped wanted sign
New numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau show in 2013, 2.3 percent of the jobs created in Arizona were at such companies. Other Western states were also among the national leaders that year.
Oct. 1, 2015
Prickly Pear Cactus
The architecture site Archinect recently announced the winners of its Dry Futures competition. It asked architects to submit ideas for dealing with California’s drought and divided the responses into two categories: pragmatic and speculative.
Oct. 1, 2015
Sounds of the City - The Duce
Listen to the sounds of Mike Hankinson and Katherine Blaskovich work out in the Punch! Crunch! Brunch! class at The Duce.
Oct. 1, 2015
NASA logo
Arizona researchers will spend the next year helping to design planetary exploration projects that may be launched by NASA.
Oct. 1, 2015
Prescribed burn
Several national forests across the state are planning, or have started, prescribed burns.
Oct. 1, 2015

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