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Arizona Office of Tourism logo
By the end of this year, visitors from China will overtake Europeans in numbers of tourists to Arizona. It’s a first for the state.
May. 11, 2017
Cottonseed
Arizona processed more cotton last year than in 2015. But, the state is still near a production low.
May. 11, 2017
Mark Brnovich
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich wants to use federal funds to investigate and prosecute in-home Medicaid and neglect cases involving seniors.
May. 11, 2017
Phoenix City Council
Less than four months after a bouncer at a Phoenix strip club was charged with beating a customer to death and the club’s liquor license revoked, a new owner is trying to serve alcohol.
May. 11, 2017
The Valley’s data center industry is getting bigger with new centers planned in Mesa and Phoenix.
May. 11, 2017
Prison reform advocates say low staffing levels at the Arizona Department of Corrections could have led to recent suicides in Arizona prisons.
May. 11, 2017
a volunteer chats with a client at project connect
On a recent Thursday, a few hundred people packed the gym at a Mormon church in Mesa. Some were living on the street. Others were in shelters. Some came with their dog, some with their kids. And all were matched up with a volunteer.
May. 11, 2017
The National Park Service plans to reduce the number of bison near the Grand Canyon’s North Rim. This process involves lethal and nonlethal methods.
May. 11, 2017
Navajo Generating Station
The public will have a chance to weigh in on the future of the West’s largest coal-fired power plant. Southwest utilities, the federal government and officials from the Navajo Nation have been working on a deal to keep the Navajo Generating Station from closing at the end of this year.
May. 11, 2017
Russell Begaye
The Navajo Nation president has signed an emergency bill to immediately search for new housing authority board commissioners.
May. 10, 2017
Tucson Memorial
A GoFundMe account is now open to raise the remaining funds for a January 8th Memorial in Tucson. The goal is to reach $1.5 million. The campaign will help commemorate the 2011 shootings that killed six people and injured 13 others, including Congresswoman Gabby Giffords.
May. 10, 2017
Mayo Clinic logo
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, can be a somewhat controversial syndrome. There’s even disagreement about how many people suffer from it. Treatments for ADHD are also controversial. One that’s been gaining attention is neurofeedback. But is it effective?
May. 10, 2017
police crime scene
When television first came out in color, instead of black and white, people were in awe of how realistic it looked. But is there a point at which color can make something too realistic?
May. 10, 2017
Tempe parking meters for homeless
On Wednesday, officials in Tucson will install 20 new parking meters downtown. They’ll accept change or cards, but you won’t be ticketed for not feeding them. They accept donations for the city’s programs that help the homeless. If this sounds familiar it might be because Maricopa County and Tempe have already installed donation meters.
May. 10, 2017
The Maricopa County Community College District is looking at making some big changes within its system.
May. 10, 2017
Closing the wage gap between men and women has been an important part of the women’s movement since the 1960s, though it has been narrowing in recent years. But it still exists. The Pew Research Center recently found that in 2015, women as a whole — both part-time and full-time workers — made 83 cents to the dollar that men earn.
May. 10, 2017
In what could easily be labeled an “unusual” town hall, Congressman Ruben Gallego, who represents Arizona’s 7th District, stepped into the 2nd District on Tuesday night in southern Arizona as a fill-in of sorts for Rep. Martha McSally. Gallego and McSally are in different parties — and McSally didn’t ask Gallego to make the appearance.
May. 10, 2017
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Cities and towns in Arizona would be required to ask their voters to increase sales taxes only in November of even-numbered years, under a bill approved by state lawmakers in the waning hours of the legislative session.
May. 10, 2017
The shootings began in Phoenix’s Maryvale neighborhood, where several people were gunned down while outside their homes.
May. 10, 2017
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Just three years into his 10-year term, FBI Director James Comey is out. That news rocked Washington and the nation on Tuesday after President Donald Trump delivered a termination letter to Comey.
May. 10, 2017

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