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A new look at the financial state of the 20 most populated American cities finds Phoenix right in the middle of the pack.
Nov. 17, 2016
By the early 1960s, the Beatles were a worldwide music and pop culture phenomenon and they penetrated the imaginations of nearly every age group. For kids who were into Beatlemania, there was the Beatles cartoon show that ran from 1965-1969 in the United States.
Nov. 17, 2016
J.D. Mesnard
House and Senate members selected their new leaders last week. Steve Yarbrough will take over as Senate leader, while his East Valley neighbor, J.D. Mesnard, is the speaker-elect.
Nov. 17, 2016
stained glass lights
Listen to the sounds of Mary Blankestyn creating a stained glass lamp at Bell Center in Sun City.
Nov. 17, 2016
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton said he will not allow Phoenix police to become immigration enforcement officers if that winds up being part of President-Elect Donald Trump’s plan. Stanton said he will stick to that position “even if the new government in Washington, D.C., threatens to revoke federal dollars.”
Nov. 17, 2016
Ahwatukee Lakes Golf Club
Developer True Life Companies bought the property last year and has pitched a plan for what it calls “Ahwatukee Farms.” The project proposes 300 single-family homes, a community farm, a Montessori school, cafe and walking paths.
Nov. 17, 2016
conceptual rendering
The shopping landscape in central Phoenix is changing. A local grocer expects to close its oldest store in the Valley and a big chain will fill the space left vacant by another.
Nov. 17, 2016
Workers install solar panels
Donald Trump’s victory and the impending Republican majority in Congress means the Obama administration’s initiative to cut greenhouse gas emissions, the Clean Power Plan, is almost certainly in jeopardy.
Nov. 17, 2016
Flagstaff Police Department
Flagstaff police say an officer is being investigated and placed on administrative leave after video surfaced that shows him punching a woman in the face during an arrest.
Nov. 17, 2016
Brent Farley
A man pleaded guilty Wednesday to a reduced charge involving last year's incident in which nearly a dozen armed bounty hunters looking for a fugitive swarmed the home of Phoenix's police chief.
Nov. 17, 2016
After a contentious election, a bipartisan group of national leaders has issued a joint statement calling on the restoration of civility.
Nov. 17, 2016
Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station
The Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station's operator says employees completed a recent refueling and maintenance outage of one of the plant's three reactor units in record time.
Nov. 17, 2016
Leslie Allen Merritt Jr.
A gun belonging to the former suspect in a series of Phoenix freeway shootings last year has undergone a second independent ballistics examination.
Nov. 17, 2016
United States Air Force
The Bureau of Land Management has a new interpretive site in the Arizona desert where the U.S. Air Force formerly had an underground launch silo for a nuclear-tipped intercontinental missile during much of the Cold War.
Nov. 17, 2016
proposition 206
A judge has thrown out part of the challenge to a new state law that bars cities and towns from telling private employers what fringe benefits and paid time off they have to provide for workers.
Nov. 17, 2016
asu site
Arizona State University plans to transform a neglected corner of Mill Avenue and University Drive, but needs permission from the Arizona Board of Regents before it can proceed.
Nov. 17, 2016
telescope
The term “Project Blue Book” is the phrase from the 1950s and 60s used by the government to describe unidentified flying objects. But, a new space mission called “Project Blue” is focused on identifying life on other planets.
Nov. 17, 2016
young client at Roy's Barbershop
The sound of buzzing clippers and snipping scissors couldn’t drown out the sounds of schoolchildren crowded into the waiting area of Roy’s Barbershop near 19th Avenue and Osborn Road. They were invited to participate in the launch of a Little Free Library.
Nov. 16, 2016
Colorado City sign
The board that oversees Arizona law enforcement has taken another step toward decertifying six police officers with the Colorado City Marshal’s Office.
Nov. 16, 2016
The recently-completed election and the lengthy campaign leading up to it indicated that the partisanship we’ve seen growing in the United States seems to have cemented even more.
Nov. 16, 2016

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