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Arizona will likely see lackluster economic growth in the coming year as the hangover from the housing bust continues to dampen the economic recovery, according to economists presenting at an annual forecast meeting earlier this month.
December 17, 2014
This is expected to be a near-record year for holiday travel in Arizona. AAA spokeswoman Michelle Donati said the low price of gas has led to a major increase in people planning to travel over the holidays,
December 17, 2014
The Navajo Nation's chief hearing officer has been fired for not having a state bar license just weeks after he disqualified a presidential candidate for not speaking Navajo fluently.
December 17, 2014
Angry city leaders and community members laid into the Federal Aviation Administration Tuesday afternoon about new flight routes over central Phoenix.
December 16, 2014
The bankruptcy court has agreed to approve a settlement between Apple and its former sapphire glass supplier, but the future of the Mesa plant is still up in the air.
December 16, 2014
Arizona State University announced a new partnership with Adidas on Tuesday. The apparel manufacturer will be supplying the school’s athletic department with about $4 million in equipment per year from 2015 through the summer of 2023.
December 16, 2014
Junior High can be a tough. You remember those days: finding your classes, making friends, growing up. Commentator Amy Silverman is experiencing it again too.
December 16, 2014
An Oklahoma man was sentenced Tuesday to seven years in prison after he was convicted of mailing an inoperable homemade bomb to Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
December 16, 2014
Amanda Adkins is a local artist. In 2013 she was hired to paint a mural for the Black Theatre Troupe in Phoenix. Over the month of December, she painted some of the people who helped make that theater so special, including founder Helen Mason.
December 16, 2014
A vote on whether to ban Pima County from hiring smokers may be delayed.
December 16, 2014
The Catholic Diocese of Gallup, N.M., has released a list of what it calls “credibly accused clergy” linked to decades-old sex abuse cases in Arizona and New Mexico.
December 16, 2014
The University of Arizona is partnering with ten other institutions to build the world’s largest telescope. Now, the founder of a Scottsdale based company is giving the project a sizable boost.
December 16, 2014
A Phoenix man has been sentenced to 2 ½ years in prison for his role in a federal student aid fraud ring.
December 16, 2014
A downed portion of the steel fence that divides the U.S. and Mexico has been repaired several months after debris from heavy rain knocked it down.
December 16, 2014
The Phoenix Suns took the court for pregame warmups Monday night wearing T-shirts bearing the protest slogan "I Can't Breathe."
December 16, 2014
Phoenix is taking steps to deal with airplane noise resulting from a new flight path over Phoenix’s historic FQ Story neighborhood.
December 15, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court won’t allow Arizona to enforce a state law that restricts medical abortions. The appeal involves a drug called RU-486 that induces abortions in the early stages of pregnancy.
December 15, 2014
Residents in the eastern Arizona town of Heber are in disagreement with federal officials over whether free-roaming horses that have become part of the local landscape deserve to remain free.
December 15, 2014
PetSmart is being sold to a group of investors led by buyout firm BC Partners for $8.7 billion.
December 15, 2014
Tuesday the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling ordering Arizona to issue drivers licenses to immigrants who were brought to this country illegally as children, also known as DREAMers, goes into effect.
December 15, 2014

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