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The First Daughter's brand has flourished since her father took office.
Apr. 20, 2017
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Arizona House members passed a "surprise billing" measure to keep hospital patients from receiving unanticipated medical charges not covered by their insurance policies.
Apr. 20, 2017
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A proposal that called for changing the name of the Navajo Nation to Dine Nation has failed to win enough support from the tribal council.
Apr. 20, 2017
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Arizona lawmakers have given preliminary approval to legislation that would make it illegal to use a cell phone while driving. But it would only apply to certain people.
Apr. 20, 2017
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More than half a million Americans died of opioid abuse from 2000 to 2015, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Several East Valley organizations have joined together in an effort to curb addiction to the powerful painkillers.
Apr. 20, 2017
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If you’ve ever felt helpless while watching someone toss trash out a car window, the Arizona Department of Transportation is urging you to do something about it.
Apr. 20, 2017
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The poorest school in Flagstaff has been the biggest winner when it comes to chess. Forty-six students have earned the right to go to a national competition in Nashville May 11. But some won’t make it, if the team can’t raise enough money.
Apr. 20, 2017
Car Technology
The goal is starting in 2021, every new car will have sensors and local traffic signals that could be talking to a car on a road near you.
Apr. 20, 2017
Immigration Forum
For Immigration officials, schools are considered “sensitive” zones. Just like churches and hospitals, agents can’t step on campus to conduct enforcement activities without a pressing circumstance and only with permission from the superintendent. Still many families in Phoenix are reporting a lot of fear around sending their kids to school.
Apr. 20, 2017
3rd and Pierce
A high-rise developer lands a deal in downtown Phoenix with millions in tax breaks. The city council approved a plan Wednesday to bring three residential towers to 3rd and Pierce Streets.
Apr. 20, 2017
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Workers have begun construction on the new South Mountain Freeway. That means several closures for Arizona drivers.
Apr. 19, 2017
Phoenix City Council
Phoenix city leaders are sending a message to the Trump administration: the nation’s sixth-largest city will not get into the business of immigration enforcement.
Apr. 19, 2017
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Arts and cultural employment grew faster in Washington than in any other state — and just after Washington is Arizona. T
Apr. 19, 2017
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A federal judge may have decided not to disband the police agency shared by two polygamous communities on the Arizona-Utah border, but most of the Colorado City Marshal’s Office is still in hot water.
Apr. 19, 2017
Air quality in the Phoenix metro area has improved from previous years, but the region still suffers from high ozone levels and particle pollution, according to the American Lung Association.
Apr. 19, 2017
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Voters in Maricopa County won’t have to wait in lines during this year’s November election because most people will be mailing their ballots instead.
Apr. 19, 2017
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For music fans, spring means one thing — festival season. Here in Phoenix, it was announced that this October will be a new three-day national festival called Lost Lake. It’s being put on by the founders of the Bonnaroo festival in Tennessee.
Apr. 19, 2017
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According to the World Health Organization, 285 million people worldwide are visually impaired. Bradley Greger, an associate professor at ASU, is partnering with a California-based company called Second Sight on technology that can be placed on the retina to provide a limited amount of vision to blind people.
Apr. 19, 2017
Petrified Forest National Park
Late last year, the Painted Desert Community Complex at Petrified Forest National Park was designated a National Historic Landmark. Wednesday, the park will celebrate the National Historic Landmark designation, and show off the work done so far on the facilities.
Apr. 19, 2017
Major League Baseball is reportedly considering having umpires wear mics and explain replay rulings.
Apr. 19, 2017

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