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Federal safety investigators say an air ambulance that crashed, killing four people last month, got the wrong fuel when it filled up at a New Mexico airport.
September 09, 2014
Severe flooding shut down interstates, stranded motorists and caused huge traffic backups around the Valley on Monday. But despite the problems, the Maricopa County Flood Control District’s 140 structures and 22 dams were operating normally.
September 08, 2014
A federal appeals court in San Francisco heard oral arguments Monday on same-sex marriage bans in Idaho, Nevada and Hawaii. The court’s decision is likely to impact other state laws as well, including Arizona’s ban on same-sex marriage.
September 08, 2014
The proposed Interstate 11 freeway that would connect Phoenix and Las Vegas has cleared another important hurdle. Nevada’s Transportation Board has passed a final feasibility study for the project and mapped out the direction the route would take between Vegas and Reno.
September 08, 2014
Valley homeowners and businesses may not see any hikes to property insurance premiums, but total economic impact of this week's freak storm is still unknown.
September 08, 2014
The sun has poked through the clouds this afternoon, but more than five inches of rain fell over parts of the Valley today, according to the National Weather Service. That’s a single day record. Schools were closed, and so were roads, businesses and state government offices. And an area of South Phoenix is still recovering from flooding last month.
September 08, 2014
The U.S. Senate is expected to take an historic vote today on a proposed constitutional amendment that would give Congress and the states control over political campaign spending limits.
September 08, 2014
A Republican State Representative and a Democratic State Senator are proposing mandatory background checks for hotel workers in Arizona.
September 08, 2014
Parts of Arizona are under emergency declarations after record-setting rainfall this morning. Storms that flooded roads and led to several water rescues set an all-time record for rainfall in Phoenix in a single day. Mayor Greg Stanton warns residents they need to be alert in case there’s more rain.
September 08, 2014
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments this afternoon on same-sex marriage bans in three states.
September 08, 2014
A year ago we reported on a partnership between ASU, the Translational Genomics Research Institute, or TGen, and football equipment maker Riddell to research impacts to the head. The research project has resumed for another season.
September 08, 2014
A recent analysis by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research shows Arizona has one of the lowest rates of employed women in the country.
September 08, 2014
Last week’s water main break in Tempe was a serious headache for commuters. But the cause of that break goes back 50 years.
September 08, 2014
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke at Arizona State University on Thursday, describing the sustainability efforts between renewable energy and its relationship to agriculture.
September 05, 2014
here’s a surprise change in the Tempe City Council race in the November General Election.
September 05, 2014
In recent decades, there’s been a growing number of single-parent households. Some are the result or divorce or death. Others are by choice or even happenstance. But being without a spouse or partner doesn’t reduce the responsibility of raising children.
September 05, 2014
If you’ve ever felt like you’d have better luck finding someone datable in a book than in real life, you may just find your new leading lady or gent at the Mesa Public Library’s speed dating event this weekend.
September 05, 2014
From Superstorm Sandy to Hurricane Katrina to the recent earthquake in the Napa Valley, natural disasters have a huge impact on communities and their residents’ ability to get things done.
September 05, 2014
Researchers studying Alzheimer’s disease in Arizona recently celebrated a milestone — 40,000 people had signed up to take part in research studies.
September 05, 2014
An exhibit of self-published photo books are on display at the Phoenix Art Museum.
September 05, 2014

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