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election vote campaign
Both Democrats and Republicans saw an increase of voters as more than 14,000 people have registered to vote in Arizona in the last three months.
Jul. 22, 2017
Cowboy boots
This is National Day of the Cowboy, honoring the ranching icon born out of the Civil War era. As the country grew, the beef industry did, too, and the cowboys moved west bringing livestock to market. Longtime Benson rancher and cowboy poet Baxter Black says you may not see as many cowboys these days, but, they’re still out there. He’s even written a poem about it.
Jul. 22, 2017
payson stream
Authorities in Gila County have identified the remains of the 10th victim of a flash flood near Payson. Hector Garnica and other members of his family were swept away from a crowded swimming hole on July 15.
Jul. 21, 2017
snow sledding
A popular snow-play area outside of Flagstaff is discontinuing its operations. Wing Mountain Snow Play Area won’t reopen in the coming winters.
Jul. 21, 2017
mosquito
Maricopa County has reported its first West Nile death of the season. The county has already seen 19 cases of the mosquito-borne virus this year.
Jul. 21, 2017
The Algonquians invented lacrosse, and the Hopis ran long distances, but if you try to think of a Native American Olympian, not many come to mind. But this weekend, here in the Valley, more than 3,200 athletes will come together to celebrate that long history. The Lori Piestewa National Native American Games is in its 15th year and starts Saturday at venues all over the East Valley.
Jul. 21, 2017
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The owners of Phoenix Rising continue to make their bid to be accepted into Major League Soccer, and one of their selling points appears to be their stadium plan. According to SoccerNation, ownership is looking at a 25,000 seat stadium near Loops 101 and 202 and says it’d be privately funded.
Jul. 21, 2017
Shopping malls have been an important part of the Valley for decades — going back to the years when the name Goldwater was associated with politics and department stores.
Jul. 21, 2017
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Wanna feel old? It’s been 30 years since we were first introduced to The Simpsons of Springfield, somewhere. And while Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie have evolved somewhat from their earliest days, they don’t seem to have aged a bit.
Jul. 21, 2017
House under construction
Post-recession America has Arizona in growth mode again. The numbers that came out earlier this year show that Phoenix is No. 1 in the nation for population growth, adding more than 32,000 residents between July 2015 and July 2016. And with new people comes the need for more apartments and houses.
Jul. 21, 2017
Jeff Flake
The U.S. Senate is expected to vote on a health-care bill next week, possibly on Tuesday. But it’s not yet clear what they’ll actually be voting on — a straight-up repeal of the Affordable Care Act, a repeal and replace plan, or something else altogether.
Jul. 21, 2017
A hedge fund previously valued at more than $2 billion is now worth close to nothing and investors, including Arizona State University, are asking why.
Jul. 21, 2017
UA Dreamers
This week a new bi-partisan Dream Act was introduced in the Senate that by some estimates would make 1.8 million people immediately eligible for conditional legal status, protecting those who are currently benefitting from DACA.
Jul. 21, 2017
Friday Newscap
Here to discuss Senator John McCain’s cancer diagnosis, health care reform efforts in the Senate and former Representative Ann Kirkpatrick’s decision to run for Congress again are former lawmaker David Lujan of the Arizona Center for Economic Progress and Marcus Dell’Artino, partner at the firm First Strategic.
Jul. 21, 2017
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The origins of Mara Salvatrucha, the gang better known as MS-13, date back to the 1980s, in the Pico Union neighborhood of Los Angeles.
Jul. 21, 2017
Senator John McCain
Senator John McCain has been staying engaged despite his diagnosis of an aggressive form of brain cancer.
Jul. 21, 2017
CenturyLink
CenturyLink will now be dealing with a consumer lawsuit filed by the state of Minnesota. The filing makes Minnesota the eighth state, including Arizona, in which the telecommunications giant has been charged with fraud.
Jul. 21, 2017
Scott Boone
Emergency service agencies are constantly looking for new technologies to get the word out about major events affecting residents. But when it comes to the monsoons in Arizona, old technology is still the most trusted.
Jul. 21, 2017
As more consumers rely on the convenience of online shopping and seek out specialty stores over big-box retail, more shopping centers are losing traditional tenants. What’s moving in is not only changing the retail landscape, but also neighborhoods.
Jul. 21, 2017
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The city of Phoenix wants to create bike lanes on a stretch of 15th Avenue. The transportation department will host a public meeting to talk about the plan.
Jul. 21, 2017

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