Prop 122 Would Allow Arizona To Stop Paying For Some Federal Programs
Next week, voters will have a chance to amend Arizona's constitution so the state can reject federal policies it doesn’t agree with. Proposition 122 is Arizona’s latest attempt to practice sovereignty.
Oct. 28, 2014
David Burnell Smith Dies At 73
Former Arizona representative David Burnell Smith has died. He was the first state lawmaker ordered out of office by the Citizens Clean Elections commission.
Oct. 27, 2014
Shanesha Taylor Asks To Renegotiate Settlement
Shanesha Taylor missed a court mandated deadline to fund two trusts for her children.
Oct. 27, 2014
Phoenix Hotel Still Closed
The Sheraton in Downtown Phoenix is still closed after an electrical issue Saturday morning forced all 800 guests to be relocated.
Oct. 27, 2014
Super Bowl Host Committee Still Needs Nearly 3,000 Volunteers
With fewer than 100 days to go before the Super Bowl in Glendale, the Super Bowl Host Committee is still in need of nearly 3,000 volunteers for the big game.
Oct. 27, 2014
A River In Peril: Documenting Damage On The Rio Grande
A recipient of a fellowship from the University of Colorado is following the Rio Grande from its headwaters in Colorado through New Mexico and Texas to the Gulf of Mexico. He's documenting damage in hopes of spurring a serious discussion on a regional effort to save a watershed that provides water to millions of people in the United States and Mexico.
Oct. 27, 2014
ADOT Inspects Potentially Dangerous Highway Guardrails
A Texas company that manufactured more than 3,500 road and highway guardrails used in Arizona is facing a series of personal injury lawsuits. The firm is being sued by nine people who claim they were injured after the guardrails allegedly malfunctioned or pierced the body of their vehicles during a crash.
Oct. 27, 2014
Disaster Loan Offices Closing
The Small Business Administration is closing its loan outreach centers in the Valley this week.
Oct. 27, 2014
Groups Prepare To Assist With Next ACA Open-Enrollment Period
The next open-enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act begins in mid-November and groups that help people through the process are training staffers to counsel them.
Oct. 25, 2014
Phoenix Man Sentenced To 18 Years In The Death Of Former ASU Football Player
A 27-year-old man has been sentenced to nearly two decades behind bars in the death of a former Arizona State University football player.
Oct. 24, 2014
Navajo Presidential Election Still Up In The Air
As Election Day fast approaches, the Navajo branches of government are still trying to determine who has control over the electoral process. At issue is a presidential candidate’s fluency in Navajo.
Oct. 24, 2014
Grand Canyon University To Take Over Maryvale Golf Course
The Maryvale Golf Course will soon be under new management. Grand Canyon University has agreed to run the city course for the next 30 years.
Oct. 24, 2014
The Valley
Whenever I have friends or family come to town to visit, without fail one of the first things they say is how brown the Valley is, and they’re not just talking about the landscape.
Oct. 24, 2014
Encore Group Helps Retirees Pursue Second Careers And Volunteer Opportunities
Arizona has a reputation as a good place to retire. But not everyone who retires wants to stop working.
Oct. 24, 2014
State Budget Cuts May Affect Arizona Prisons
As the state of Arizona faces another huge budget deficit, some advocates say the state could save by spending less on the Department of Corrections.
Oct. 24, 2014
What Do Dia De Los Muertos And Halloween Have In Common?
Halloween is one week away with its scary traditions, tricks and treats. This is also the season for Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead.
Oct. 24, 2014
Proposed South Mountain Freeway Moves Closer To Creation
Last month, the Arizona Department of Transportation released the final environmental impact statement for a proposed South Mountain Freeway that moves the freeway creation process closer to the fast lane.
Oct. 24, 2014
How Arizona Universities Rank In Sperling
How well are colleges and universities doing in helping students be sexually healthy?
Oct. 24, 2014
A New Basketball League For Valley Amputees
Many amputees played sports before losing an arm or leg and are still passionate post-amputation. That’s why the new Stand Up Amputee Basketball League at the Sports and Fitness Center for Persons with Disabilities —or SpoFit— in Phoenix was created.
Oct. 24, 2014
The Community Of Contra
Sit on the sidelines of a contra dance and first thing you’ll probably notice are the long lines of dancers. The second? The smiles – constant – and on almost everyone’s face.
Oct. 24, 2014