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Thanksgiving is a celebratory day for most Americans as families and friends will gather together. But there are some who don’t find the day — or the concept — so pleasant.
November 26, 2014
Earlier this month, the city of Phoenix named its first-ever female fire chief. Kara Kalkbrenner has been with Phoenix Fire for nearly three decades.
November 26, 2014
Friday afternoon marks the latest head-to-head battle between Arizona State University and the University of Arizona in football.
November 26, 2014
Aurelie Sheehan is the author of the new fiction collection, "Demigods on Speedway."
November 26, 2014
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery has been in the news lately for being outspoken about comprehensive immigration reform in the U.S. and for his work on the case of single mother Shanesha Taylor.
November 26, 2014
A superior court judge in Pima County has ruled a Tucson ordinance giving a preference to local businesses bidding for city contracts is unconstitutional.
November 26, 2014
Thanksgiving Day in the Valley is going to be warmer than normal this year. Meteorologists say temperatures in some areas could reach about 85 degrees.
November 26, 2014
Police in Mesa kicked off the holiday shopping season this week with a crackdown on shoplifters, arresting nearly 50 people in a two-day crackdown.
November 26, 2014
Home prices in Arizona are continuing to go up but at a much slower pace than last year according to the latest numbers released this morning by the housing data supplier RealtyTrac.
November 26, 2014
State Rep. Albert Hale was arrested over the weekend on suspicion of drunken driving. Hale was booked into jail Sunday in Holbrook and released the same day after appearing in court, according to the Navajo County Sheriff's Office.
November 26, 2014
St. Vincent de Paul, like a lot of food banks across the Valley, is working overtime this holiday season. But there’s a story behind the people in the kitchen.
November 25, 2014
In the latest chapter of the Navajo Nation election saga, a presidential candidate can campaign now that a tribal judge ruled he is qualified.
November 25, 2014
A student from the Valley is living out a marching band dream, playing in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade.
November 25, 2014
A Valley home builder is dropping plans to purchase and redevelop a golf course in Ahwatukee. The Pulte Group ran into stiff opposition from a group of homeowners fighting to save the links.
November 25, 2014
Phoenix residents now have more options when it comes to public transportation. Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton cut the ribbon on a new bike share program Tuesday.
November 25, 2014
One of every five people on the Navajo Nation in Arizona is considered food insecure. That means they may not know where their next meal is coming from. A community on the western edge of the reservation has just gotten a grant to help.
November 25, 2014
A Syrian man accused of supplying components of improvised explosive devices to a jihadist group in Iraq will go on trial in Arizona in April of 2016.
November 25, 2014
A grand jury did not indict Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson for any crimes related to the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in August.
November 24, 2014
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel resigned Monday.
November 24, 2014
Phoenix VA Director Sharon Helman was fired Monday. The Phoenix VA was at the center of a national scandal about delays in patient care.
November 24, 2014

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