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Arizona Capitol
Arizona could become even more gun friendly by the end of this legislative session.
Mar. 17, 2016
Kevin Phelps
Standard and Poor's Rating Services increased the city’s general obligation bonds to an A+ rating, a jump of three rating places.
Mar. 17, 2016
bikes
The City of Mesa launched its bike share program Thursday. There are 100 bright green bikes at 12 different stations throughout the downtown area. Mesa Mayor John Giles says the bikes will help connect his community.
Mar. 17, 2016
Bison
An environmental group is challenging the National Park Service's classification of bison at the Grand Canyon as native.
Mar. 17, 2016
The city is making progress, but one feature that’s lacking are protected bike lanes.
Mar. 17, 2016
Jared and The Mill.
Since the music festival has grown exponentially, many artists must already have an established following.
Mar. 17, 2016
greyhound dog
A deal on the table would shut down Tucson's race track at the end of the year, but only if they can keep their exclusive right to operate off-track betting parlors in Southern Arizona for another two years.
Mar. 17, 2016
In his State of the State speech earlier this year, the governor decried communities that enact local laws at odds with state law.
Mar. 17, 2016
Bus rapid transit replicates light rail and underground subways at far less cost. That's why U.S. urban planners are studying BRT at a time of stressed public budgets. And the system that is often cited by mass transit advocates is the one in Bogotá, Colombia.
Mar. 17, 2016
solar panels on a roof
The Arizona Corporation Commission is holding a full evidentiary hearing on the value and cost of rooftop solar, which will be the first time that has ever happened in the country.
Mar. 17, 2016
A recently passed law bans the breeding of captive desert tortoises.
Mar. 17, 2016
Maasai people
The PBS program FRONTLINE has just released its first Virtual Reality documentary called “On the Brink of Famine” which explores the hunger crisis caused by the Civil War in South Sudan.
Mar. 17, 2016
Ken Stabler battled two forms of cancer as well as the lasting effects from a career in the NFL that included a CTE diagnosis after his death.
Mar. 16, 2016
clover st. patrick's day
According to the National Retail Federation’s annual St. Patrick's Day survey, more than 125 million Americans will celebrate the holiday, with the average person spending $36.52.
Mar. 16, 2016
election vote campaign
Arizona’s Presidential Preference Election is Tuesday, and Donald Trump will be coming to the Valley again on Saturday.
Mar. 16, 2016
home for sale
Many still head to Zillow or Trulia to check the value of homes, but how much of the information is accurate?
Mar. 16, 2016
peter bergen
Many analysts say fear has played a significant role in the current presidential campaign.
Mar. 16, 2016
diana taylor hart
In recent years, Arizona has more frequently become the setting for mysteries or crime-related fiction.
Mar. 16, 2016
Mercury Records released "Fizzy Fuzzy Big and Buzzy," which put the Refreshments on tour and on the radio.
Mar. 16, 2016
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Each year around this time, tens of thousands of people descend on Austin, Texas, for the South by Southwest festival. The largest and most well-known component of this is South by Southwest Music.
Mar. 16, 2016

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