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House of Stairs is known for creating a beautiful, layered sound filled with looped vocal harmonies and tight improvisation. The band’s members come out of a jazz tradition in many ways, though House of Stairs' sound borrows from many places, and doesn’t quite fit neatly under the jazz umbrella.
Jan. 1, 2018
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This past September marked an announcement that would affect 800,000 young adults brought to the U.S. by their parents illegally: the Trump administration announced it was ending DACA, the program that allowed them to work legally and not be deported. The president later tapped Congress as having the ability to codify the 5-year-old program into law permanently.
Jan. 1, 2018
In the gritty Western "Godless" on Netflix, a tiny New Mexican town has been devastated by a mass casualty event in the local mine, a woman, twice-widowed, tries to raise her son on unyielding land, and a band of 30 outlaws roams the region hunting for a traitor.
Jan. 1, 2018
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The debate over tax reform has finally come to an end. Congress has passed its bill, and the President has signed it. But what’s it all mean for western energy?
Jan. 1, 2018
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Americans often set new weight loss goals around seasons like this New Year’s Day. But what about our pets?
Jan. 1, 2018
2017 marked the warmest year on record for the city of Phoenix.
Jan. 1, 2018
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Weather in 2018 will start off the way it ended in the final months of 2017.
Jan. 1, 2018
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Tucson firefighters are reminding Arizona residents to get rid of any real Christmas trees still in their homes.
Jan. 1, 2018
The state of Sonora is about to celebrate the 34th edition of its largest music festival, expecting more than 120,000 attendants. This year, Scottsdale is among the guest cities.
Jan. 1, 2018
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Pinal County Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating a bizarre accident at an ostrich ranch.
Jan. 1, 2018
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A Prescott lawmaker is proposing changes in state law designed to protect the right of Arizonans to keep their weapons, no matter what a future Congress decides.
Jan. 1, 2018
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Gas prices are expected to go down into early 2018.
Jan. 1, 2018
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Sunday marks 20 years since Pat Tillman walked off a field in El Paso, Texas, after playing his last football game for Arizona State University.
Dec. 31, 2017
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It’s illegal to fire guns in celebration anywhere in Arizona, but officers in Glendale are making it even tougher to get away with on New Year’s Eve.
Dec. 30, 2017
Air Pollution
Another burn ban is in place this weekend in Maricopa County, due to a high amount of pollution. Valley health experts say to stay inside as much as possible.
Dec. 30, 2017
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Another wood-burning ban will be in effect for Maricopa County from Saturday through Monday. That’s because Phoenix metro residents will experience air quality that is very unhealthy.
Dec. 29, 2017
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A federal judge officially blocked Arizona’s law banning ethnic studies in public schools. The state superintendent responded Friday and she disagrees with the ruling.
Dec. 29, 2017
According to the International Flipper Pinball Association, there were more than 55,000 registered competitive pinball players in 2017.
Dec. 29, 2017
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The Phoenix Public Works Department is offering Phoenix residents a green way to take down their Christmas trees and wreaths.
Dec. 29, 2017
The ASU Police Department is offering free active shooter training to students and staff, in hopes of increasing their chances of surviving an active shooter event.
Dec. 29, 2017

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