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50 Percent Of People Who Go To St. Mary’s Food Bank Are Underemployed
While unemployment numbers are slowly improving, local food banks are seeing an uptick in the number of underemployed people coming through their doors.
Nov. 27, 2014
 Flagstaff Resort To Open On Friday With Man-Made Snow
A Flagstaff crew has been working the wee hours of the morning in freezing temperatures to make enough snow to open Snowbowl on Friday.
Nov. 27, 2014
Valley Student To March In Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade
A student from the Valley is living out a marching band dream, playing in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade.
Nov. 27, 2014
Confusion Surrounds Sanctuary Cases And President
There is already confusion circulating as to who can be granted relief under President Barack Obama’s Executive Action, issued last week. An undocumented immigrant in sanctuary in Tucson may not be covered under the new immigration order.
Nov. 26, 2014
Uranium Industry Appeals Grand Canyon Mining Ban
Two uranium mining lobby groups filed appeals Tuesday challenging a recent ruling upholding a ban on new mining claims near the Grand Canyon. This is the second time the ban has been challenged in the court system.
Nov. 26, 2014
Scott Smith, Scott Higginson On Arizonas Transportation Priorities
So what are some of Arizona's top priorities when it comes to transportation and what should they be? We spoke with former Mesa Mayor Scott Smith and Scott Higginson from the Interstate 11 Coalition.
Nov. 26, 2014
William Means Of The International Indian Treaty Council Talks About Unthanksgiving Day
Thanksgiving is a celebratory day for most Americans as families and friends will gather together. But there are some who don’t find the day — or the concept — so pleasant.
Nov. 26, 2014
Fire Chief Kara Kalkbrenner Discusses Her Time With Phoenix Fire
Earlier this month, the city of Phoenix named its first-ever female fire chief. Kara Kalkbrenner has been with Phoenix Fire for nearly three decades.
Nov. 26, 2014
Nationally Ranked ASU And UA Prepare For Fridays High-Stakes Football Game
Friday afternoon marks the latest head-to-head battle between Arizona State University and the University of Arizona in football.
Nov. 26, 2014
Author Aurelie Sheehan Talks About Her New Book Demigods On Speedway
Aurelie Sheehan is the author of the new fiction collection, "Demigods on Speedway."
Nov. 26, 2014
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery On Shanesha Taylor Case
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery has been in the news lately for being outspoken about comprehensive immigration reform in the U.S. and for his work on the case of single mother Shanesha Taylor.
Nov. 26, 2014
Judge Strikes Down Tucson Bidding Preferences Ordinance
A superior court judge in Pima County has ruled a Tucson ordinance giving a preference to local businesses bidding for city contracts is unconstitutional.
Nov. 26, 2014
Temperatures On Thanksgiving Predicted To Be 10 Degrees Above Normal
Thanksgiving Day in the Valley is going to be warmer than normal this year. Meteorologists say temperatures in some areas could reach about 85 degrees.
Nov. 26, 2014
Nearly 50 Arrested In Mesa Police Crackdown On Shoplifting
Police in Mesa kicked off the holiday shopping season this week with a crackdown on shoplifters, arresting nearly 50 people in a two-day crackdown.
Nov. 26, 2014
Arizona Home Prices Continue Slow Rise
Home prices in Arizona are continuing to go up but at a much slower pace than last year according to the latest numbers released this morning by the housing data supplier RealtyTrac.
Nov. 26, 2014
State Lawmaker Arrested On Suspicion Of Drunken Driving
State Rep. Albert Hale was arrested over the weekend on suspicion of drunken driving. Hale was booked into jail Sunday in Holbrook and released the same day after appearing in court, according to the Navajo County Sheriff's Office.
Nov. 26, 2014
St. Vincent de Paul Brings Home-Cooked Meals To Those In Need Year Round
St. Vincent de Paul, like a lot of food banks across the Valley, is working overtime this holiday season. But there’s a story behind the people in the kitchen.
Nov. 26, 2014
Begaye Can Run In Navajo Presidential Race
In the latest chapter of the Navajo Nation election saga, a presidential candidate can campaign now that a tribal judge ruled he is qualified.
Nov. 25, 2014
Pulte Group Ends Bid To Purchase Ahwatukee Golf Course
A Valley home builder is dropping plans to purchase and redevelop a golf course in Ahwatukee. The Pulte Group ran into stiff opposition from a group of homeowners fighting to save the links.
Nov. 25, 2014
Phoenix Launches Bike Share Program
Phoenix residents now have more options when it comes to public transportation. Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton cut the ribbon on a new bike share program Tuesday.
Nov. 25, 2014

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