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This time of year, the Valley gets a bit more green as Christmas tree lots pop up on every corner, but not all of these trees will find their way into a living room.
Dec. 26, 2016
Poinsettias
Poinsettias are growing at a record rate this year in Mexico, one of the main suppliers of the U.S. market. The colorful plants have an even more colorful history.
Dec. 24, 2016
Petrified Forest National Park
The park’s fee supervisor has plead guilty to stealing entrance fees and altering electronic records to conceal the theft.
Dec. 23, 2016
The new state legislative session does not begin for another month. But one Arizona lawmaker has already submitted a bill to allow government officials to deny some public-records requests.
Dec. 23, 2016
The Lake Havasu Unified School District might have to pay the state back $100,000 to $250,000 because last year some students didn't get the minimum amount of class time required by law.
Dec. 23, 2016
Arizona Department of Economic Security
Forty former Arizona state workers will get their jobs back, after a review found they were wrongly fired while serving under the former head of the Arizona Department of Economic Security Tim Jeffries.
Dec. 23, 2016
Rain on a window
The weather system that has dropped heavy rain on parts of the Valley has left behind wet streets and swelling desert washes, and there’s more to come.
Dec. 23, 2016
Biologists with the Mexican Wolf Interagency Field Team learned that a fostered wolf pup introduced to a pack two years ago has produced a pup.
Dec. 23, 2016
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A vacant rental property in Phoenix will soon be a housing complex for victims of sex trafficking.
Dec. 23, 2016
uber
A fleet of self-driving Uber cars is headed to Arizona after California told the company it needed a special permit to operate its self-driving cars. That’s not the case in Arizona.
Dec. 23, 2016
A hearing board heard their appeals and asked for more information on whether the egg ranch is creating emissions that should be regulated more.
Dec. 23, 2016
Maricopa County Animal Care and Control has resumed spaying full-term pregnant dogs and cats.
Dec. 23, 2016
hud apartment
On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded nearly $2 billion in grants to help end homelessness to agencies and organizations across the country. Arizona is set to receive more than $37 million.
Dec. 23, 2016
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The Federal government is expanding a program that allows some American Indian tribes to access and exchange data with national criminal databases.
Dec. 23, 2016
hummingbird
Learn about some opportunities around Arizona and become a citizen scientist.
Dec. 23, 2016
lowrider
Here in Arizona, some lowrider car clubs spend December ... Christmas cruisin’. Over 100 people came to Mary Jean Ortega's house, driving 75 lowrider cars from 28 different car clubs across the Valley. Her family is one of five chosen this year to receive gifts and prayers for Christmas.
Dec. 23, 2016
master gardener
How to create a backyard oasis is the focus of a community program in Yuma. What began as an effort to help home gardeners has become a scientific resource for the community.
Dec. 23, 2016
The latest expansion plans for Scottsdale Fashion Square include offering some eye candy for drivers along a stretch of Goldwater Boulevard. The area that’s anchored by Nieman Marcus and once housed Harkins Camelview Theatre will feature a resort-style entrance with luxury amenities.
Dec. 23, 2016
Studies have shown when some employees don’t feel valued they’re less likely to go the extra mile at work. Now, new research from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University finds workers who feel insecure are actually more likely to do bad things.
Dec. 23, 2016
Gov. Jan Brewer
After four years, Phoenix has cut ties with a law firm that lobbied on the city’s behalf at the state Legislature. The politics involving former Gov. Jan Brewer played a role in the votes of at least two councilmembers.
Dec. 23, 2016

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