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The Arizona Department of Transportation is renovating the rest stop at the bottom of the Salt River Canyon along U.S. Route 60. That’s the route many Valley travelers take to get to Show Low.
Jul. 17, 2014
School starts in a few weeks, but some Arizona districts say they’re facing teacher shortages. Districts in rural parts of the state are scrambling to fill full-time and substitute teaching jobs.
Jul. 17, 2014
A federal court of appeals will hear an Arizona death row inmate’s case tomorrow. Attorneys for the man said they want the state to reveal details of the execution process.
Jul. 17, 2014
Have you or a loved one been faced with a disease or health problem that’s not curable with available medications? You may have been asked to participate in a clinical trial.
Jul. 17, 2014
After more than 50 years of use, much of Phoenix’s water system infrastructure is showing signs of age. That trend mirrors statewide water system needs.
Jul. 17, 2014
Arizona’s unemployment rate rose slightly in June and is still higher than the national rate.
Jul. 17, 2014
The former Works Progress Administration building on the Arizona State Fairgrounds is now the object of a legal battle.
Jul. 17, 2014
A homeless ex-convict pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to charges he fatally shot a Catholic priest and beat another during a burglary.
Jul. 17, 2014
A developer wants to build more than 250 homes on top of an Ahwatukee golf course that closed more than a year ago, but it won’t be easy. The Pulte Group has to convince thousands of people in the neighborhood to change deed restrictions that prevent the land from being used for anything but golf.
Jul. 17, 2014
A Works Progress Administration building at the state fairgrounds may be getting a chance to avoid demolition. On Wednesday, the Phoenix Historic Preservation Committee voted in favor of a motion to consider a historic preservation overlay on the fairgrounds area.
Jul. 17, 2014
Russell Pearce is back in the news as Maricopa County Treasurer Hos Hoskins has offered him a job. That’s made some people very unhappy, including Randy Parraz who led the successful effort to recall Pearce.
Jul. 16, 2014
Summer dining in the Valley has seen some huge changes. It didn't used to be a time to open a new restaurant and try a new concept, mostly because a lot fewer people were around.
Jul. 16, 2014
The City of Tempe is taking storm debris and turning it into compost.
Jul. 16, 2014
Arizona’s Attorney General Tom Horne has faced criticism from many sides for a number of months, but in Utah the story of the attorney general’s office is much stranger.
Jul. 16, 2014
Arizona has had 22 governors in its history since statehood, from the walrus-mustachioed George W.P. Hunt to Jan Brewer.
Jul. 16, 2014
Tuesday was the deadline for congressional candidates to disclose how much money they raised over the past three months. Two challengers have been significantly out-raised by the incumbent they hope to unseat, and two candidates for an open seat are neck and neck.
Jul. 16, 2014
A ruling by Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Katherine Cooper would require Gov. Jan Brewer and the legislature to come up with an extra $316 million immediately — and potentially $2.9 billion over five years — to make up for aid to schools they illegally withheld starting in 2009.
Jul. 16, 2014
A Yarnell elementary school will stay open after struggling with enrollment and financial issues.
Jul. 16, 2014
Saguaro National Park officials said they’ll take advantage of the increased moisture in southern Arizona from recent monsoon storms to resume work to restore native vegetation. Crews plan to apply herbicide on non-native buffelgrass, which competes with saguaro, Palo Verde trees and other plants that are native to the Sonoran Desert.
Jul. 16, 2014
Home builder confidence hits a six-month high, but those in Arizona aren't as optimistic.
Jul. 16, 2014

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