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Though it may be terrifying to think that an asteroid could collide with Earth at any moment, some of our planet's citizens have a plan for dealing with hazardous asteroids.
Mar. 14, 2017
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In ancient Rome, people smeared themselves with pumice or ash to clean their bodies. Then, they'd layer on some oil.
Mar. 14, 2017
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Though the bill would reduce the federal deficit by $337 billion, the CBO estimates that the GOP plan to repeal and replace the ACA would leave 24 million without insurance by 2026.
Mar. 14, 2017
police
The Phoenix Police Department has been trying to fill vacancies caused by a hiring freeze. They’ve made some headway. And in a way that department statistics say is more reflective of the Phoenix community at large.
Mar. 14, 2017
The Pool Contractor bill repealing consumer protection regulations approached the final hurdles at the capitol this week.
Mar. 14, 2017
State lawmakers want to increase the number of beer and wine liquor licenses.
Mar. 14, 2017
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Goodyear residents will head to the polls today to vote in the city’s primary election. Incumbent Mayor Georgia Lord faces Jim Cavanaugh, who she replaced as mayor when Cavanaugh resigned in 2010.
Mar. 14, 2017
Work is underway to salvage hundreds of trees in northeast Phoenix where a master-planned community will soon take root. An on-site nursery will be created at Black Mountain Boulevard and Deer Valley Road, where approximately 500 native trees will be dug out, boxed and watered until they are replanted.
Mar. 14, 2017
Saddled with huge sports and entertainment bills, Glendale once considered selling a library. Now the city could decide to slash a handful of different library fees.
Mar. 14, 2017
Doctors Without Borders
Doctors Without Borders has projects in more than 60 countries around the world. Now the agency is here in Arizona this week looking for aid workers.
Mar. 14, 2017
Budding hackers huddle in a secure, windowless room as they gulp energy drinks and munch on pizza. Their job is to unleash cyberattacks on the millions of dollars worth of computer equipment at the Arizona Cyber Warfare Range. The goal is to break the gear, so they can learn how to protect it.
Mar. 14, 2017
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Glendale may raise the price to use Dial-a-Ride for the first time in decades, but officials will first host public meetings to get feedback.
Mar. 13, 2017
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President Donald Trump’s immigration policies have spurred “Know Your Rights” training sessions across the country. Here in Arizona, the immigrant advocacy organization Promise Arizona is holding its own seminars.
Mar. 13, 2017
Davis-Monthan Air Force Base
Changes are coming to a decade old Air Force training exercise in Tucson. Air Force crews use parts of Arizona and neighboring states to practice rescues. It’s called Operation Angel Thunder and was first run in 2006 at Davis Mothan Air Force base in Tucson.
Mar. 13, 2017
A trial got underway Monday for a Spanish man charged with killing a Phoenix woman while she was walking a world-renowned pilgrimage route in Spain.
Mar. 13, 2017
Governor Doug Ducey is ordering flags to fly at half-staff in honor of a Navajo Nation police officer who was killed over the weekend in the line of duty.
Mar. 13, 2017
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Tens of thousands of immigrants detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement were forced to work for $1 a day, or for nothing at all, according to a new class action lawsuit.
Mar. 13, 2017
Diane Maxine Richards
The city of Kingman is suing its former auditor for negligence, alleging the firm should have caught warning signs when a former city employee allegedly stole about $1.1 million.
Mar. 13, 2017
Refugees
Trump Administration policies related to refugees, travelers from certain majority-Muslim nations and undocumented immigrants have renewed tensions related to how the U.S. views people who weren’t born in this country.
Mar. 13, 2017
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It seems like there have been a bunch of high-profile mistakes recently – from typos in presidential tweets to perhaps the most widely seen of all. So, what’s behind these slip-ups?
Mar. 13, 2017

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