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thunderbird school
It is one of the most recognized business schools in the world — and it’s right here in the Valley. But Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University had a different purpose during World War II.
Jul. 17, 2015
This is the Echo Canyon Trailhead entrance area at Camelback Mountain.
So far this year, 149 people have been rescued during mountain hikes by Phoenix Fire officials.
Jul. 17, 2015
This Sunday may well be the tastiest holiday you didn’t know existed — it’s National Ice Cream Day.
Jul. 17, 2015
Raising a lot of money — like tens of thousands of dollars — used to have to be done by going to a bank or having a wealthy relative.
Jul. 17, 2015
The Special Olympics World Games kick off next weekend in LA and one of the teams taking part in the softball tournament is from Arizona.
Jul. 17, 2015
Chandler Unified School District logo
For most schools in the Valley, there are still a few more weeks left of summer vacation. That’s not the case for the Chandler Unified School District.
Jul. 17, 2015
Airplane taking off from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport
An airplane departing Sky Harbor Airport Wednesday night was blinded by a handheld laser device that was pointed at the cockpit. That plane was one of 35 across the country that was struck by a laser that night.
Jul. 17, 2015
arpaio
The Department of Justice has confirmed it plans to settle with the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) over allegations of civil rights abuses.
Jul. 17, 2015
mosquito
County health officials urging Valley residents to stay vigilant against West Nile during the monsoon season.
Jul. 17, 2015
mosquito
The Maricopa County Public Health Department has confirmed two more deaths in relation to West Nile Virus. This brings the total to three deaths this season.
Jul. 17, 2015
Firefighters on the Tonto National Forest are battling a wildfire that was spotted Thursday afternoon in the Cave Creek Ranger District.
Jul. 17, 2015
Arizona driver’s licenses
The Arizona Department of Transportation said the facial recognition technology used in Arizona’s new driver’s licenses is weeding out criminals trying to commit identity theft and fraud.
Jul. 17, 2015
Rain
Scattered showers will be moving into the Phoenix area and higher terrain of central Arizona this weekend. One to two inches of rain is possible.
Jul. 17, 2015
Prison cell
As President Barack Obama calls for federal criminal justice reform, Arizona is growing its prison system. The state is planning to increase the capacity by expanding to accommodate new inmates.
Jul. 17, 2015
A three-judge panel in the Mexican border city of Juárez is expected to announce a verdict today in a high-profile trial that centers on the disappearances and deaths of 11 young women.
Jul. 17, 2015
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The city of Tempe has been named one of six locations around the country to pilot a nationwide effort to become "dementia friendly."
Jul. 16, 2015
Are you tired of going to the usual places for dinner with the same old uninspired menus? Well, there’s a hot new restaurant in town — but it only exists for a few hours once a month.
Jul. 16, 2015
unemployment
Arizona’s unemployment rate is up slightly. The seasonally adjusted rate for June was 5.9 percent, one tenth of a percentage point more than in May.
Jul. 16, 2015
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To some, Phoenix could be considered a center-left city, but Arizona is definitely not seen as a center-left state.
Jul. 16, 2015
Hospital room
The Arizona Department of Health Services has been in the headlines recently, thanks primarily to an investigation into the state hospital.
Jul. 16, 2015

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