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Ocelot
Environmentalists fighting to protect the endangered Ocelot seen in southern Arizona agreed this week to settle a lawsuit against the federal government.
Jun. 28, 2017
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Arizona State University President Michael Crow topped a national list for public university income, taking home almost $1.6 million in 2016.
Jun. 28, 2017
Rapid-rehousing paired with temporary financial assistance can help homeless men and women establish themselves in a permanent home.That’s the finding from a study of a pilot program commissioned by the Valley of the Sun United Way and released Tuesday.
Jun. 28, 2017
DACA
The question of whether undocumented immigrants in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program should be eligible for in state tuition will be going back to court. By a one vote margin the Maricopa County Community College district governing voted to appeal the case.
Jun. 28, 2017
Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Joe Arpaio's former chief of communications and a Sheriff's Deputy took the stand Tuesday.
Jun. 28, 2017
By a 6-3 vote, Phoenix City Council members gave themselves the power to change street names they find offensive or derogatory – even if people living on the streets want the names to stay.
Jun. 28, 2017
Arizona’s home market is cyclical. Late December to early January is the boom time for home buying. Mid to late summer is typically slower. But, this year is different, according to one Valley real estate firm.
Jun. 28, 2017
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In 2014, the Arizona Corporation Commission ordered private water provider EPCOR to change how it charged its customers after complaints about disparate fees for the same service.
Jun. 28, 2017
Lillie Pete
Navajo women are less likely to break their hips than white women, according to a study conducted on the reservation. Modern science suggests they’re relying on an old tradition for their calcium. This is the third and final part of the series Fry Bread Nation.
Jun. 28, 2017
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A historic liquor store in the Melrose District near downtown Phoenix was saved from destruction Monday night as the owners of the property canceled a demolition permit they had for it.
Jun. 27, 2017
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Mild winters don’t kill off the mosquito larvae.
Jun. 27, 2017
Souad Mekhennet
Washington Post journalist Souad Mekhennet talks about her background and experience in covering the Middle East — including being the journalist to uncover the identity of ISIS executioner “Jihadi John” — in the new book, "I Was Told to Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad."
Jun. 27, 2017
A lawyer for a gay woman getting divorced told the Arizona Supreme Court on Tuesday that his client is entitled to the same rights of parenthood to a child born during the marriage as if she were a man.
Jun. 27, 2017
Bloomberg Magazine recently declared that “Business is Booming” for these medical crowdfunding campaigns, and a study from NerdWallet of the trend reported that $930 million of the $2 billion raised by GoFundMe since 2010 was from medical campaigns.
Jun. 27, 2017
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The Goodwin Fire south of Prescott that began over the weekend continues to burn and has grown to 4,400 acres. The Arizona Department of Transportation has closed State Route 69 between Cordes Junction and Prescott because the smoke has reduced visibility.
Jun. 27, 2017
The legalization of same-sex marriage has not answered all of the questions surrounding same-sex parental rights in the courts. Last week, the Arizona Court of Appeals issued a ruling in a same-sex custody battle that could be a setback for gay rights.
Jun. 27, 2017
The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office weighed in on the Senate health-care bill on Monday, and it determined that 22 million Americans will lose health coverage in the next decade if this plan is put to law — largely because of massive cuts to Medicaid.
Jun. 27, 2017
Bottle of prescription medication
Over the past week, emergency responders reported 191 suspected opioid overdoses in Arizona and 15 deaths. With me to talk about the numbers and what they mean is Dr. Cara Christ, director of the state Department of Health Services.
Jun. 27, 2017
Regina Revazova
How does that Sesame Street song go? Who are the people in your neighborhood? Or from Jules Dassin, who said: "There are 8 million stories in the naked city."
Jun. 27, 2017
Nogales-Mariposa Port of Entry
Top U.S. commerce officials are scheduled to hear public comments this week on the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, including from one Arizona trade representative.
Jun. 27, 2017

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