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El Tovar Hotel
Grand Canyon officials announced Thursday that Xanterra will continue to provide lodging, food, bus and mule rides on the South Rim for at least another 15 years. The contract is worth $66 million a year in gross revenue.
Sep. 10, 2015
lettuce workers
Making sure irrigated food crops are safe is the focus of work by public health researchers at the University of Arizona.
Sep. 10, 2015
Signatures are being gathered throughout the state for a proposed ballot initiative that would legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Arizona.
Sep. 10, 2015
Sounds of the City
Listen to the sounds as Jenny Dickman builds a guitar at the Roberto-Venn School of Luthiery.
Sep. 10, 2015
Colorado River
Water disputes between Arizona and California over the summer were tense as a bill being worked on by California Senator Dianne Feinstein was shrouded in secrecy.
Sep. 10, 2015
Gold King Mine
Congress held a hearing to uncover the root of the Gold King Mine spill in Silverton, Colorado that led to the release of 3 million gallons of toxic waste.
Sep. 10, 2015
University of Phoenix
A study released Thursday by a Washington, D.C., think tank found the rise in student loan delinquency and default rates was concentrated among borrowers who went to for-profit schools and community colleges.
Sep. 10, 2015
School lunch
Nationally, the number of students eligible for free or reduced lunch grew faster in suburbs than cities, rural areas and small towns between 2006-2007 and 2012-2013, according to a report.
Sep. 10, 2015
Catholic Charities Community Services Arizona logo
The United States takes in around 70,000 refugees from around the world every year. Of those, 3,000 to 4,000 will settle in Arizona, said Joanne Morales with Catholic Charities.
Sep. 10, 2015
Dog
The city of Phoenix will open a new dog park tomorrow at Deem Hills Community Park.
Sep. 10, 2015
semitruck
Department of Public Safety spokesman Raul Garcia says the latest shooting involved a commercial truck. Its driver on Thursday reported finding a bullet hole in the cargo area after hours of making deliveries.
Sep. 10, 2015
Karina Bland
Karina Bland is a columnist and reporter at the Arizona Republic.
Sep. 10, 2015
green chile
Chiles, both red and green, have been a part of New Mexican culture for more than a century, and now officials with the state Department of Agriculture are hoping to share the love. But doing so has come with a few challenges.
Sep. 10, 2015
fire
A three-alarm fire drew about 70 units to an industrial area near 19th Avenue and Broadway Road Wednesday afternoon.
Sep. 9, 2015
downtown phoenix
Some Valley cities may get partially reimbursed for the mid-decade special census starting next month.
Sep. 9, 2015
Nils Lofgren
Nils Lofgren discusses his career and the creative process through his music projects from working with Neil Young to Bruce Springsteen.
Sep. 9, 2015
drone
Unmanned aircraft vehicles, or drones, have been in the news a lot lately. Now a Phoenix City Council subcommittee is working to craft an ordinance that would make it illegal to operate a drone in certain instances.
Sep. 9, 2015
As Phoenix hosts the National Federation of Republican Women convention and America enters election season in full force, a strategist and political blogger discuss female issues in the election.
Sep. 9, 2015
Arizona flag
To address Arizona economic issues, we spoke with Alan Maguire, president of the Maguire Company, and Dennis Hoffman of the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.
Sep. 9, 2015
Susan Bitter Smith
We spoke with attorney Tom Ryan, who filed a complaint against Arizona Corporation Commission Chair Susan Bitter Smith, calling for her to be removed from office.
Sep. 9, 2015

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