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A former Maricopa County Sheriff’s Deputy who died of suicide in May had illegal drugs in his system, according to autopsy records.
December 05, 2014
The research and development manager at Sandia National Laboratories has been tapped to take over recovery efforts at the federal government's troubled nuclear waste repository in southern New Mexico.
December 05, 2014
The Tempe City Council is negotiating with a Chicago-based development company to redevelop the old Hayden Flour Mill.
December 05, 2014
Arizona is joining a lawsuit that challenges the Obama administration's recently announced executive actions on immigration.
December 05, 2014
Governors of 8 western states will be meeting is Las Vegas this weekend to talk about water. They’re expected to discuss collection options like dams and diversions.
December 05, 2014
First, it was "Star Wars." Now it’s "Finding Nemo." The animated Disney mega hit is about to be second movie ever to be dubbed into the Navajo language.
December 05, 2014
The federal judge presiding over the racial profiling case against Sheriff Joe Arpaio wants to start contempt proceedings against the sheriff for failing to comply with his orders. But the judge has invited lawyers from both sides to weigh in first.
December 04, 2014
A fun run sponsored by the Tempe Police Department scheduled for Saturday has been canceled. The Tempe Police chief cited recent incidents in Ferguson, New York City and other cities across the country for the cancellation.
December 04, 2014
Arizona joined with 37 other states this week, in asking the Federal Trade Commission to update something called the Telemarketing Sales Rule.
December 04, 2014
The University of Arizona Athletic Department is taking a creative approach to ensure student athletes show up to class.
December 04, 2014
Almost all regulation of nonprofit fundraising activities in Arizona was removed last year, but a state lawmaker says some of the changes may have been an oversight.
December 04, 2014
Officials from the U.S. Census Bureau are preparing for a data collection test in Maricopa County next year. They’ll reach out to 1.6 million homes in the Valley in an attempt to try out new technology and management practices.
December 04, 2014
Congress today voted to approve the National Defense Authorization Act, which funds the Defense Department. More than a thousand pages into that bill is a provision authorizing a land exchange, which would allow a mining company to drill for Copper near Superior.
December 04, 2014
The Arizona Game and Fish Department will be conducting wildlife roadblocks this weekend. The move was timed with the opening weekend of antlerless elk hunting season.
December 04, 2014
Despite the increasing number of states allowing same-sex marriage, the country’s largest American Indian reservation does not.
December 04, 2014
Are you done with your holiday shopping yet? Based on when some stores started their Black Friday deals, you could have been done before your turkey was fully digested.
December 04, 2014
Personalized medicine has become a popular buzz word in the healthcare field, but researchers at ASU and IBM are hoping to make things a lot more personal.
December 04, 2014
Arizona Sen. John McCain is blocking confirmation of President Barack Obama’s nominee to be the nation’s second-ranked diplomat.
December 04, 2014
Rain continues to fall in the Valley today. So far we’ve seen about a quarter to a third of an inch.
December 04, 2014
A northwestern Arizona tribe has secured water rights to a Colorado River tributary and is hoping to use a federal settlement as a springboard to pursue other claims.
December 04, 2014

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