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A bill Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed last year giving a property tax break to private property owners who lease space to churches has been introduced again in the new legislative session.
January 20, 2015
The Flagstaff City Council could throw its support behind a new National Conservation Area for northern Arizona during its meeting Tuesday.
January 20, 2015
People flocking into northern Arizona forests to find snow for sledding take their memories with them when they return home. But many leave their trash behind.
January 20, 2015
Temperatures at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix have been known to hit 120 degrees, sometimes higher. Warmer days due climate change may affect how airplanes take off, and raise ticket prices.
January 20, 2015
The City of Phoenix is starting the process to hire a new police chief after Daniel Garcia was fired from the position last month. The search is expected to escalate after the Valley hosts the Super Bowl on Feb. 1.
January 19, 2015
Local and federal authorities are increasing patrols in search of counterfeit merchandise connected to the Super Bowl. They’re warning consumers to be aware of fake NFL souvenirs and sportswear.
January 19, 2015
A nuclear waste repository in southern New Mexico is facing more delays in the effort to repair a radiation leak. Officials estimate the work could take until 2018 to complete.
January 19, 2015
Arizona has statewide records of 12 million controlled substance prescriptions that were written and filled last year.
January 19, 2015
Prescott Valley police say a senior police official resigned after learning he was under investigation in the theft of prescription drugs from an evidence room.
January 19, 2015
The number of Tempe 8th grade students consuming alcohol has decreased in the past four years. This is according to a survey by the Arizona Criminal Justice Commission.
January 19, 2015
Deported youth in Mexico feel angry and forgotten. A group of them wants to be included in the United States debate on immigration reform.
January 19, 2015
Gas prices continue to drop. The latest report from AAA shows the prices have hit a new low.
January 19, 2015
The city of Tucson is hoping to take Gov. Doug Ducey’s call to fill empty schools and classrooms a step further.
January 19, 2015
Arizona Rep. Martha McSally announced her involvement in a border security bill. This comes as the House has passed a bill that approves funding for the Department of Homeland Security.
January 19, 2015
Arizona lawmakers have introduced a bill that would protect the LGBT community from employment discrimination, the same legislation that has failed to pass several times. With same-sex marriage now legal in Arizona, lawmakers are hoping to be successful, while some conservative groups vow to put up another fight.
January 19, 2015
The Valley of the Sun is a phrase associated with the Phoenix area, but many in the business community would like the term Silicon Desert to catch on.
January 16, 2015
There are only a handful of bands that truly stand the test of time and resonate with fans spanning across the globe and the generations. Bands like The Beatles, The Ronettes and the Ramones. Longtime drummer for the group and one of its only surviving members, Marky Ramone, wrote a book titled “Punk Rock Blitzkrieg: My Life as a Ramone” that came out this week.
January 16, 2015
The Pistoleros have been a fixture of the Valley music scene for over 20 years and is probably best known for its role in Tempe's jangle pop scene of the 1990s. Now the band is releasing its first album in 10 years, "Shine."
January 16, 2015
Football helmets for professional, collegiate and high school athletes will now have to be tested by a third party in order to certify they meet safety standards.
January 16, 2015
It’s been an up-and-down week for one of Arizona’s five C’s. Copper fell to a five-year low on Wednesday and then rebounded the next day — posting its biggest one-day percentage gain in four months.
January 16, 2015

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