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Mexicans and Arizonans are joining together to fight crime in Phoenix. The Mexican Consulate and Phoenix Police Department are starting a program to improve lines of communication with the Latino community.
October 25, 2013
Sen. Ted Cruz aside, the government shutdown frustrated just about everyone, from tourists who wanted to visit national parks to people with chronic conditions who were worried about getting their medicine.
October 25, 2013
The concept of public art has been around for many decades, and for some it is controversial, and not because the art itself is designed to shock or offend. Some people simply wonder whether a community should put money toward it.
October 25, 2013
A Phoenix center once used as a meeting location during the farm workers labor movement in the 1960s could be included on the list of national historic parks. The National Park Service wants to honor farm workers union labor leader Cesar Chavez.
October 25, 2013
Is your town livable? If so, just how livable is it? According to Livability.com, only two Valley cities are among the top 100 best places to live, Tempe at number 43 and Scottsdale at 89.
October 25, 2013
Former Arizona Congressman Rick Renzi’s request for a new trial has been denied. A federal judge on Friday refused to reverse Renzi’s corruption convictions and will sentence the Flagstaff Republican next week.
October 25, 2013
The Tax Foundation recently released its annual State Business Climate index. It ranks all 50 states based on how business-friendly their tax systems are.
October 25, 2013
The Wildlife Conservation Society has discovered, somewhat accidentally it seems, that Andean Bears do not like to have their photos taken.
October 25, 2013
All light rail trains were motionless for more than an hour Thursday afternoon during an electrical power failure. The outage affected trains across all 20 miles of tracks.
October 24, 2013
Health and Human Service Secretary Kathleen Sebelius was in Phoenix Thursday to visit call centers where people can sign up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act. She addressed concerns about problems with the federal website and calls for her to resign.
October 24, 2013
Two Arizona nonprofit groups have been fined $1 million for campaign finance violations in California. California investigators said the groups are affiliated with the Koch Brothers who have donated millions of dollars to conservative political causes across the country.
October 24, 2013
The judge overseeing the retrial of Jonathan Doody declared a mistrial Thursday, meaning Doody will likely face another retrial for his role in the killing of nine people at a West Valley Buddhist temple in 1991.
October 24, 2013
Edgar Allen Poe was never afraid to explore the dark side. His poems and stories tell of murder, mourning and reanimation of the dead, and more than 150 years after his death, his fans are still eating it up.
October 24, 2013
The Arizona Court of Appeals has ordered a lower court judge to reconsider a challenge to higher campaign contribution limits passed by the legislature, and kept the lower limits in place for the time being.
October 24, 2013
The trial of a man charged with killing nine people at a suburban Phoenix Buddhist temple appear to be deadlocked. The judge in the case could decide what happens next on Thursday.
October 23, 2013
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is under pressure to restore confidence in the federal healthcare exchange's dysfunctional website.
October 23, 2013
Arizona Game and Fish is preparing to relocate dozens of Bighorn Sheep to the Santa Catalina Mountains near Tucson. The sheep will replace a herd that died out in that area almost 20 years ago.
October 23, 2013
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne has been under nearly constant fire, mostly related to accusations that he violated campaign finance laws, though some have been of a more personal nature.
October 23, 2013
On Nov. 5, if they have not already voted by mail, Scottsdale residents will have the opportunity to decide on four bond questions that include 39 projects. The questions are broken down by categories.
October 23, 2013
On Nov 1 and 2, Westworld will be hosting the Scottsdale Ferrari-Maserati Polo Championships which will feature horses and horsepower. In only its third year, it has become the biggest polo event in the country.
October 23, 2013

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