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The cost for turquoise has jumped in recent years. And that means Navajo artists and other silversmiths might be raising their jewelry prices this holiday season.
December 17, 2014
This is expected to be a near-record year for holiday travel in Arizona. AAA spokeswoman Michelle Donati said the low price of gas has led to a major increase in people planning to travel over the holidays,
December 17, 2014
The Navajo Nation's chief hearing officer has been fired for not having a state bar license just weeks after he disqualified a presidential candidate for not speaking Navajo fluently.
December 17, 2014
Angry city leaders and community members laid into the Federal Aviation Administration Tuesday afternoon about new flight routes over central Phoenix.
December 16, 2014
The bankruptcy court has agreed to approve a settlement between Apple and its former sapphire glass supplier, but the future of the Mesa plant is still up in the air.
December 16, 2014
Arizona State University announced a new partnership with Adidas on Tuesday. The apparel manufacturer will be supplying the school’s athletic department with about $4 million in equipment per year from 2015 through the summer of 2023.
December 16, 2014
Junior High can be a tough. You remember those days: finding your classes, making friends, growing up. Commentator Amy Silverman is experiencing it again too.
December 16, 2014
An Oklahoma man was sentenced Tuesday to seven years in prison after he was convicted of mailing an inoperable homemade bomb to Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
December 16, 2014
Amanda Adkins is a local artist. In 2013 she was hired to paint a mural for the Black Theatre Troupe in Phoenix. Over the month of December, she painted some of the people who helped make that theater so special, including founder Helen Mason.
December 16, 2014
A vote on whether to ban Pima County from hiring smokers may be delayed.
December 16, 2014
The Catholic Diocese of Gallup, N.M., has released a list of what it calls “credibly accused clergy” linked to decades-old sex abuse cases in Arizona and New Mexico.
December 16, 2014
The University of Arizona is partnering with ten other institutions to build the world’s largest telescope. Now, the founder of a Scottsdale based company is giving the project a sizable boost.
December 16, 2014
Pima and Cochise counties have finished more than a week-long recount in the 2nd Congressional District race between Republican Challenger Martha McSally and Democratic representative Ron Barber. The winner is set to be announced on Wednesday.
December 15, 2014
Phoenix is taking steps to deal with airplane noise resulting from a new flight path over Phoenix’s historic FQ Story neighborhood.
December 15, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court won’t allow Arizona to enforce a state law that restricts medical abortions. The appeal involves a drug called RU-486 that induces abortions in the early stages of pregnancy.
December 15, 2014
Tuesday the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling ordering Arizona to issue drivers licenses to immigrants who were brought to this country illegally as children, also known as DREAMers, goes into effect.
December 15, 2014
The University of Arizona Medical Center is unveiling a new burn treatment room.
December 15, 2014
The city of Tempe wants to reduce the amount of water its residents use by as much as 600 million gallon. To help make that happen, the city is expanding its current initiatives and adding a new one.
December 15, 2014
Scottsdale police labor organization president Jim Hill defends spending two-thirds of donations for Shop With A Cop and other kids events on telemarketing, while other Valley police unions say nearly every penny goes to the charitable causes.
December 15, 2014
The Pima County Superior Court has ruled that Arizonans are not entitled to details on a device that allows police to track cell phone data. The decision blocks the public from viewing things like training manuals for a device called the “StingRay."
December 15, 2014

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