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Modern hoop dancing is a relatively new art form among Native American tribes. Some of the continent’s best dancers were in midtown Phoenix this past weekend showcasing their skills at one of the world’s largest hoop dancing competitions.
February 09, 2015
Phoenix-based advocates are gearing up to help more immigrants apply for work permits and a reprieve from deportation under an expanded version of the Obama administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. These groups say they are not deterred by a lawsuit challenging the program.
February 09, 2015
Corporate America has a dearth of female Presidents and CEOs. That shortage also applies to business school Deans, who are likely to influence that next generation of young women as they look to take the big steps into leadership positions.
February 06, 2015
Salt River Project, the nonprofit utility which is not regulated by the Arizona Corporation Commission, is considering increasing costs for its customers who use solar power.
February 06, 2015
Tonight is First Friday, which means lots of art in downtown Phoenix. One show that’ll open with the festivities is called “Ol’ Blue Eyes is Back,” featuring the work of part-time Valley resident Fred Tieken.
February 06, 2015
New numbers from the group Polaris show more than 5,100 cases of human trafficking came in to its texting helpline and the National Human Trafficking Resource Center hotline nationwide last year.
February 06, 2015
With Arizona facing multi-million dollar budget deficits for the rest of this fiscal year and the next one, many areas of government are facing cuts.
February 06, 2015
Horse racing has been known as the "sport of kings,” but its popularity, like boxing’s, has leveled off in recent decades. That hasn’t extended, though, to people who like to place a wager every once in a while.
February 06, 2015
The NFL estimates an economic impact to the Valley from the Super Bowl of around half a billion dollars. But getting an actual calculation can be difficult.
February 06, 2015
When you shopped for your last home, what did you look for? You might’ve wanted something with a view or maybe it had to have a two-car garage, but did you consider your home’s job history?
February 06, 2015
Kayla Jean Mueller, 26, grew up in Prescott and she was being held hostage by ISIS in Syria. The group claims she was killed Friday during an airstrike in Syria by the Jordanian military.
February 06, 2015
The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office has ordered 700 body cameras from TASER International. A federal judge required these cameras after finding the sheriff’s office had racially profiled Latino motorists.
February 06, 2015
The state of Arizona has the Grand Canyon, red rocks and even a meteor crater. It also has waterfalls. One in particular is in the west Valley.
February 06, 2015
The board that oversees Arizona's public universities is drawing a line on possible cuts in the system's state funding.
February 06, 2015
An Arizona solar company has settled a consumer fraud lawsuit with the state.
February 06, 2015
A federal judge on Thursday denied Arizona's request to dismiss a civil rights lawsuit filed by a Department of Corrections teacher who was raped by a sex offender in a prison classroom.
February 06, 2015
Thousands of Arizona high school seniors and juniors who have yet to pass the AIMS test may no longer need to pass to graduate.
February 06, 2015
The minority leader of the Arizona House, Eric Meyer, thinks Arizona should follow the lead of California and begin action to repeal the state’s personal exemption for vaccinations, in the wake of the growing measles epidemic.
February 06, 2015
The Arizona House has approved legislation to prevent churches that rent their property from paying taxes on it.
February 06, 2015
People with permits to carry a weapon could bring them into any building they want under a measure being considered once again this year at the state capitol.
February 06, 2015

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