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Big Park Village of Oak Creek
Citizens of Big Park — better known as the Village of Oak Creek — lobbied for changes in the outdoor lighting code to earn the designation. Arizona is home to the largest grouping of dark sky communities in the world.
Feb. 24, 2016
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality logo
The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality won what it has called a landmark decision regarding the cleanup of an underground gasoline storage tank on private property north of downtown Tucson.
Feb. 24, 2016
Colorado City sign
Eleven members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (FLDS) have been indicted on federal charges of conspiracy to commit food stamp fraud and money laundering.
Feb. 24, 2016
solar panels on a roof
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is requiring that Arizona Public Service, Tucson Electric Power Co., and UNS Electric prove they don’t have what’s known as “market power.”
Feb. 24, 2016
APS
How the Arizona Corporation Commission rules on the first of several power company court cases could set a precedent for Arizona's largest utility.
Feb. 24, 2016
The first plane to be called Air Force One, a Lockheed Constellation that carried President Dwight Eisenhower, has called the Marana airport home for 45 years.
Feb. 24, 2016
Peoria Officer Amanda Stucky
Patrol officers and detectives have long relied on hunches and history to best predict where a crime may happen. But now a Valley police department is the first in Arizona to employ a new technology that assigns patrol missions in areas of high crime probability.
Feb. 24, 2016
phoenix city hall
After accepting compensation concessions over the past few years, some representatives for employee unions say it’s time to show workers some appreciation.
Feb. 24, 2016
New Mexico's flag
Poor air quality has temporarily halted recovery work at an underground nuclear waste storage facility in New Mexico, which has been closed for the past two years following an accident.
Feb. 23, 2016
This past weekend, the Jewish History Museum in downtown Tucson re-opened its Holocaust History Center.
Feb. 23, 2016
Arizona Capitol
A new bill passed unanimously in the Arizona Senate would allow small businesses to crowdfund for investments.
Feb. 23, 2016
Water sprinkler
The eighth annual GreenBiz Conference kicks off Tuesday in Phoenix with presentations on sustainable supply chains and the new energy landscape, among others.
Feb. 23, 2016
Arizona Department of Corrections
Last year around this time, the ACLU and Arizona Department of Corrections settled a lawsuit that was filed in 2012 over inadequacies in medical, mental health and dental care.
Feb. 23, 2016
Textbooks, school, education
The Gilbert is holding a public hearing to get input from residents on proposals to close or re-purpose Mesquite and Gilbert Junior High Schools.
Feb. 23, 2016
Consumer confidence in the United States and in this region has dipped in February from last month.
Feb. 23, 2016
Diamondbacks logo
It’s take me out to the ballgame time in the Valley.
Feb. 23, 2016
sharlot hall
History Alive! actors travel around the state in character, and the Arizona Humanities is looking to expand the program.
Feb. 23, 2016
deadly house fire and shooting scene
Phoenix police have released the names of five family members who were killed Tuesday morning.
Feb. 23, 2016
Claudia Ruiz Massieu
Claudia Ruiz Massieu is no stranger to tough politics. She is the daughter of a former governor of the Mexican state of Guerrero who was assassinated. She is the niece of former Mexican President Carlos Salinas de Gortari.
Feb. 22, 2016
school classroom
All public school students in Arizona would be eligible to use public cash to attend private school, if a new bill makes it through the Arizona Legislature. The state Senate voted Monday to vastly expand school vouchers.
Feb. 22, 2016

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