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Fire crews and a few volunteers from the community have kept flames from the Slide Fire from reaching 300 structures in Northern Arizona’s Oak Creek Canyon. But residents and businesses are still reeling from the impact of the blaze.
May. 23, 2014
Since the late 1990s bison have made the Grand Canyon home. That herd has grown too big and is now overgrazing park land, draining already low water resources and trampling through archaeological sites.
May. 23, 2014
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell kicked off her Memorial Day weekend in southern New Mexico with a visit to the country's newest national monument.
May. 23, 2014
State lawmakers will be back at the capitol next week for a special session to create the new Department of Child Safety.
May. 23, 2014
A few weeks ago, we heard from Rob Gay — he’s a paleontologist and teacher at Mission Heights Preparatory High School in Casa Grande.
May. 23, 2014
The Phoenix Fire Department is on track to respond to more than 200 rescues in the city’s mountain preserves this year.
May. 23, 2014
Every so often, you hear something that just makes you feel old.
May. 23, 2014
The Slide Fire was human-caused. And according to the National Interagency Fire Center, people are responsible for more than 62,000 fires every year.
May. 23, 2014
If your sleep pattern is already out of sync, the next few months could hit you especially hard.
May. 23, 2014
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is reconsidering its stance on the proposed Rosemont Copper Mine in southern Arizona. The agency will be taking a closer look at the mine’s impact on endangered species.
May. 23, 2014
Video games and social commentary usually intersect only when it comes to violence and whether real-life behavior is affected by playing Grand Theft Auto or Call of Duty.
May. 23, 2014
When you’re mentally ill, everything you say and do is viewed through the lens of your illness. So you become very good at three things.
May. 23, 2014
Authorities say three children are hurt after a school bus collided with a car on U.S. 60 and rolled over near the small central Arizona town of Aguila.
May. 23, 2014
A proposal from Gov. Jan Brewer to create a new child welfare agency is getting a generally favorable reaction, but with some conditions.
May. 23, 2014
Disbarred former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas has filed nominating petitions to run for the Republican gubernatorial nomination. And Thomas says despite a very crowded field, he can win.
May. 23, 2014
Arizona Senator John McCain is not ready to join Rep. Matt Salmon and call for Attorney General Tom Horne to abandon his re-election bid, but the senator thinks Horne should consider it,
May. 23, 2014
Federal wildlife managers are experimenting to improve the population of Mexican gray wolves in the Southwest.
May. 23, 2014
The family of a fallen Granite Mountain Hotshot will receive full retirement benefits.
May. 23, 2014
Cox Communications says it plans to boost internet download speeds to one gigabit per second starting in Phoenix, Las Vegas, and Omaha, Neb., later this year.
May. 23, 2014
It’s graduation season and every school from elementary school to grad school has a celebration. The graduates are ready for their next step, sometimes the parents, like Amy Silverman, are not.
May. 23, 2014

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