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A newly elected Arizona lawmaker says he's drafting legislation to add a "non-citizen" designation on driver's licenses issued to young immigrants participating in a federal program enabling them to avoid deportation
January 02, 2015
A renewable energy power plant has started generating electricity in northwest New Mexico. It uses wind to create power for PNM one of New Mexico’s largest utilities.
January 02, 2015
Some U.S. banks are closing the accounts of certain customers to stay in line with anti-money laundering regulations. But it’s taking a toll on legitimate border business.
January 02, 2015
The Arizona Cardinals go into Saturday's NFC playoff game against Carolina without quarterback Drew Stanton. Coach Bruce Ariens said Stanton isn’t ready to play after suffering a knee injury.
January 02, 2015
Not everyone is complaining about the cold weather covering Arizona, and you may be surprised to hear it’s not just ski resorts. Lower temperatures may be helping Yuma produce growers.
January 01, 2015
We had what was easily the toughest assignment of either of our careers, touring and tasting our way through the heart of Cold Stone Creamery. But, never fear, they did not just let us loose among the pints.
January 01, 2015
If it weren’t for air conditioning, most of us probably wouldn’t live in the Valley. However, climate control is one of the main contributors to electric bills. And as winter approaches, heating costs can add to that burden.
January 01, 2015
A new exhibit at the Heard Museum looks at the evolution of games and sports among American Indians and their participation in professional sports.
January 01, 2015
Early next year, SpaceX is scheduled to launch, headed to the International Space Station. And among all the cargo and everything else on that mission — will be a worm.
January 01, 2015
The Navajo Nation will hold a special election for the tribal presidency next summer. The move comes after the Nov. 4 general election was postponed.
January 01, 2015
Shannon’s Law, named for 14-year-old Shannon Smith who was killed by a stray bullet, makes it a felony to shoot a gun in the air. Despite the stiff penalty, celebratory gunfire is still a problem. But the number of incidents over New Year’s Eve was down.
January 01, 2015
A major winter storm swept through much of the state Wednesday, dumping plenty of snow across Arizona. While it wasn’t unusual for places like Flagstaff to get as much snow as it did, snow fell in places that typically don’t see that much white stuff.
January 01, 2015
2014 started out pretty dry across the state. That is, until the monsoon season kicked in. But several rain events, including September’s rainstorm which flooded one Valley freeway and several neighborhoods, helped make up for some of the shortfalls.
January 01, 2015
People with post-traumatic stress disorder are eligible for a medical marijuana card in Arizona starting Jan. 1, but the Arizona Department of Health isn’t expecting a big increase in applicants.
January 01, 2015
The minimum wage increases slightly in Arizona to $8.05 an hour starting in the New Year. Some workers will be receiving an additional 15 cents an hour.
January 01, 2015
The city of Tempe is the only Valley city that makes its own compost. The organic items used to make it, are collected through a community organic bulk pick-up. For the past two years, the city has been working to fine-tune the initiative. And now the city is starting to see a return on its investments.
December 31, 2014
Arizona says goodbye to 2014 with some sentimentality, but we can look forward to a few evolving news stories in the New Year. 2015 will bring some significant changes to the state.
December 31, 2014
Arizona Republic columnist Karina Bland and Chip Scutari of Scutari and Cieslak Public Relations review 2014 in Arizona and look ahead to 2015.
December 31, 2014
Gas prices are expected to continue to fall in 2015, which could mean airlines might start lowering fares.
December 31, 2014
2014 has been a great year as far as gas prices are concerned. So as we roll into 2015, will the low prices continue on?
December 31, 2014

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