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Saguaro National Park officials said they’ll take advantage of the increased moisture in southern Arizona from recent monsoon storms to resume work to restore native vegetation. Crews plan to apply herbicide on non-native buffelgrass, which competes with saguaro, Palo Verde trees and other plants that are native to the Sonoran Desert.
July 16, 2014
Home builder confidence hits a six-month high, but those in Arizona aren't as optimistic.
July 16, 2014
Two former Utah Attorneys General were arrested on Tuesday as part of a bribery investigation.
July 16, 2014
Eating healthy can be tough, not to mention expensive. For many, fatty fast foods are more accessible than a nutritious meal. But communities across the country are trying to change that.
July 16, 2014
Flagstaff banned texting while driving — and cycling — Tuesday night.
July 16, 2014
Two Texas lawmakers are aiming to pass a bill that would expedite the deportation of Central American children who have entered the United States illegally and alone.
July 15, 2014
The Glendale city council has dropped its long-standing opposition to a proposed casino near the city.
July 15, 2014
The end is near for the Compadre baseball stadium in Chandler. The one-time spring training facility for the Milwaukee Brewers will be torn down this month to make room for new homes.
July 15, 2014
A Works Progress Administration (WPA) building at the Arizona State Fairgrounds built in 1938 is scheduled to be demolished Wednesday.
July 15, 2014
A Phoenix man is under fire by the Arizona Corporation Commission for allegedly breaking the state’s securities laws and is facing more than $11 million in civil fines.
July 15, 2014
Phoenix-based Apollo Education Group says the U.S. Department of Education will start reviewing some aspects of its business next month.
July 15, 2014
Forest officials in northern Arizona are planning two public meetings on a draft environmental impact statement released by the Coconino National Forest.
July 15, 2014
A plan to temporarily house some child migrants in the Arizona town of Oracle is sparking protest plans from both sides of the immigration debate.
July 15, 2014
At the Greyhound Bus Station, where U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement drop off migrants, volunteers administer supplies, transportation and temporary housing. Now they need to move their operation elsewhere.
July 15, 2014
After a two-year ban on its cattle inspectors entering Mexico at the Ojinaga-Presidio port of entry for unspecified security threats, the USDA now says the safety is not a problem.
July 15, 2014
The Women, Infants and Children food assistance program, known as WIC, is getting a makeover in Arizona thanks to a $5 million federal grant.
July 14, 2014
The Arizona Department of Revenue stopped more than $74 million in fraudulent refunds from being sent out in fiscal year 2013. That’s a $42 million increase from the year before.
July 14, 2014
The Salt River Project is reporting another dry winter runoff season. 2014 was the eighth driest winter on record in terms of snow melt for the Salt and Verde River watersheds.
July 14, 2014
The University of Arizona is joining hundreds of colleges across the nation with a campus-wide ban on tobacco.
July 14, 2014
A new study ranks Arizona's rural roads as seventh most deadly in the country. The Road Information Program, a national research group also found that rural roads in Arizona have a fatality rate at two and a half times higher than all other roads in the state.
July 14, 2014

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