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Proposed deal sweeteners include lowering interest rates and reducing the length of the loans, in addition to setting aside one million dollars a year over ten years to help charities provide their own low interest loans.
Apr. 22, 2016
State Senator John Kavanagh says he wants to increase the penalty for protestors who block traffic, keeping others from attending political and government events.
Apr. 22, 2016
The latest theater incarnation of well-known fairy tale characters at Phoenix's Nearly Naked Theatre has our theater critic Robrt Pela over the moon.
Apr. 22, 2016
Peoria Unified School District
Arizona’s Prop 123 will determine how big of a raise teachers in the Peoria Unified School District get next year.
Apr. 21, 2016
Green Homes
Arizona is one of the hottest states in the country when it comes to temperatures – and real estate. It leads the country in building energy-efficient, Energy Star certified “green” homes.
Apr. 21, 2016
Phoenix Youth Jobs Program
Three years ago, Phoenix topped a national list for the highest percentage of disconnected youth. That term encompasses 16-24 year olds who are neither working nor attending school.
Apr. 21, 2016
City of Phoenix logo
A recent analysis of how much it costs to live “comfortably” in different American cities used Phoenix as the baseline.
Apr. 21, 2016
space photo
NASA has awarded Arizona State University $10 million over five years to develop new ways for to learn about space.
Apr. 21, 2016
wildfire
Arizona fire officials are predicting an active fire season this year. They say conditions are reminiscent of 2002 and 2011.
Apr. 21, 2016
Downtown Phoenix
The demolition of an historical building in Phoenix has led to increased scrutiny of the Government Property Lease Excise Tax.
Apr. 21, 2016
United Healthcare
United Healthcare, the country’s biggest insurer, announced plans this week to leave the health care exchanges in many states, including Arizona, by 2017.
Apr. 21, 2016
lineout lift
Listen to the sounds of Davaughn Lorenzini-Foster practicing with the Arizona State University men’s rugby team.
Apr. 21, 2016
nicola
Elementary and middle-school students will take over D.C. next month to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. And getting there isn’t easy as A-B-C.
Apr. 21, 2016
EPA mine
Committee members want to know why more hasn’t been done to address last summer’s massive Gold King Mine spill that contaminated a river that Navajo farmers rely on.
Apr. 21, 2016
Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane has proposed changing how members of the City Council are selected.
Apr. 21, 2016
Under Desert Skies book
The University of Arizona’s Lunar and Planetary Laboratory has been part of every NASA planetary exploration mission. A new book chronicles that history and the scientists who made it.
Apr. 21, 2016
voters lined up
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approved 116 vote centers to be used in the upcoming May 17 special election, up from 60 in last month’s presidential preference election.
Apr. 21, 2016
Arizona Game and Fish Department
The Arizona Game and Fish department is set to receive nearly $26 million in federal dollars. The money will go towards funding conservation projects like relocating wildlife and restoring aquatic habitats.
Apr. 21, 2016
railroad tracks
There are more than 200,000 railroad crossings across the country. But, five of the top 15 most dangerous are located in Phoenix and Glendale.
Apr. 21, 2016
arizona quake map
Here's a look at the seismic activity — 2.5 magnitude or larger — recorded in Arizona in the past 30 days.
Apr. 21, 2016

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