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Robert Shelton
Robert Shelton, the founder of the Old West theme park and movie studio Old Tucson, died late last week at the age of 95.
Dec. 19, 2016
In Arizona, there is long-standing tension between Arizona’s cities, several of which have liberal leadership, and the state Legislature, which is conservative. And the battle between them is heating up heading into 2017.
Dec. 19, 2016
Dark money is credited with influencing the outcome of a number of Arizona races in the past couple of election cycles — from governor to the Corporation Commission.
Dec. 19, 2016
A 29-year-old Phoenix man accused of hacking into more than a thousand university email accounts may be headed for a plea bargain.
Dec. 19, 2016
Textbooks, school, education
The number of enrollments into two and four year colleges is declining across the United States. But, some states are avoiding the trend.
Dec. 19, 2016
An invasive snake has been found in Yuma waters. Officials are concerned because the snakes could pose a threat to local species and alter the Colorado River ecosystem.
Dec. 19, 2016
It's that time of year again, when kids are lining up to meet one special man. But for some children with special needs, seeing Santa in a noisy, crowded mall is more of an emotional nightmare.
Dec. 19, 2016
john mccain
Arizona’s John McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, joined Democrats over the weekend in calling for a special select committee to investigate Russian cyberattacks and their effect on the election.
Dec. 19, 2016
american flag
A Republican state lawmaker wants to make it an automatic felony to steal an American flag that’s on display. The proposal will be considered in the 2017 legislative session.
Dec. 19, 2016
woman with smartphone
A new app from Valley startup, Tappetite may soon provide you with a way to get homemade baked goods through your smart phone.
Dec. 19, 2016
As expected, the Federal Reserve this past week raised interest rates – but what kind of impact might that have on the Valley’s housing market?
Dec. 19, 2016
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality announced a high pollution advisory, resulting in a ban on burning wood in the metro area Sunday.
Dec. 19, 2016
Arizona’s 11 representatives to the Electoral College cast their ballots unanimously for Donald Trump on Monday to become the next United States president.
Dec. 19, 2016
citizen science
For 11 years, volunteer citizen scientists have gathered near Seligman, Arizona, to help spot, capture and release endangered black-footed ferrets. The survey is part of a program created by the Arizona Game and Fish Department to monitor a population of captive-bred ferrets that wildlife specialists began reintroducing to Aubrey Valley 20 years ago.
Dec. 19, 2016
solar panels
How should Arizona value rooftop solar? This week, state regulators will take up that question in a highly anticipated proceeding that could decide the fate of the growing industry.
Dec. 19, 2016
Bankruptcy Court
More fights over legal matters are paying off for some law firms in Arizona. An international consulting firm finds hourly rates are rising faster here than the national average.
Dec. 19, 2016
Current Chief John Meza will retire at the end of the year.
Dec. 18, 2016
This time of year, many schools and non-profit groups are asking for cash donations, and they’re promoting how those donations can lower the amount of taxes people pay. So, what's the difference between tax credits and deductions?
Dec. 17, 2016
'Tis the season to procrastinate on getting your Christmas gifts in the mail. The U.S. Postal Service has opened 10 post offices in the Valley every day this weekend.
Dec. 17, 2016
arizona signs
It started with “peas and guac”… and more than a year later, the Arizona Department of Transportation is still coming up with the unconventional safety messages dotting the Valley’s freeways.
Dec. 16, 2016

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