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Archaeologists think they’ve found some new clues as to what led to the demise of the Mayan civilization. The University of Arizona led the research team at a site in Guatemala.
Feb. 3, 2017
Ahuna Mons
A solo ice volcano on the dwarf planet Ceres is prompting Arizona researchers to look for other mountains that may have flattened over time. Evidence of past geologic activity could be places to look for signs of life in the universe.
Feb. 3, 2017
Officials with the group Indivisible Southern Arizona secured a meeting with Senator Jeff Flake’s staff Friday. They will be asking for an in-person meeting with the senator and demanding that he take action against President Donald Trump’s recent travel ban.
Feb. 3, 2017
The Arizona House gave preliminary approval to legislation aimed at blocking officials in existing towns from being able to veto a neighboring community’s ability to incorporate.
Feb. 3, 2017
astronaut's view of the Grand Canyon
NASA satellite imagery shows a more detailed picture of how drought has shrunk water levels and exposed the bottom of the Colorado River in the lower Grand Canyon.
Feb. 3, 2017
Unable to block the federal government from sending refugees to Arizona, six Republican state lawmakers want to penalize the charities that help them resettle here.
Feb. 3, 2017
Senator Flake is a member of the Judiciary Committee
Feb. 3, 2017
Navajo Generating Station
Arizona Corporation Commissioner Andy Tobin has a message for one of the state’s largest utilities: keep the coal burning at the Navajo Generating Station.
Feb. 3, 2017
Maricopa County Sheriff's Office
An ongoing civil rights lawsuit against the county is costing taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars every month. The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office is paying to comply with a court order and footing the bill for an outside group to monitor their progress.
Feb. 3, 2017
Avocados and guacamole
For many in the U.S., a good Super Bowl party comes with a tasty “super bowl” of guacamole. But its main ingredient, the avocado, is at the center of a trade dispute between the U.S. and Mexico that’s recently caused tons of the creamy fruit to be turned back at the border.
Feb. 3, 2017
police car
Whether it’s alcohol, methamphetamine or marijuana, officers are not allowed to run a driver’s blood sample unless they have legal permission.
Feb. 2, 2017
Phoenix International Raceway
This week, Phoenix International Raceway announced details of $178 million in planned upgrades to the 52-year-old Avondale facility that hosts both NASCAR and Indy Car events. We find out why the raceway’s parent company is making this large investment.
Feb. 2, 2017
Cattle graze
The U.S. Department of Agriculture reported all cattle and calves in the state totaled 970,000 for 2016, up 8 percent from the year before.
Feb. 2, 2017
Guards patrol the juvenile section
Thousands of people are held in our state’s jail every day, just because they can’t afford to pay the bond set to get out while they’re awaiting trial. Four bills in the state Legislature would work to change that.
Feb. 2, 2017
Brat Pack America – A Love Letter to '80s Teen Movies and the Places They Happened
Kevin Smokler’s written a book about '80s teen movies called "Brat Pack America – A Love Letter to '80s Teen Movies and the Places they Happened."
Feb. 2, 2017
classroom
Senate Bill 1174 would get rid of automatic property taxes that pay for desegregation and student achievement, which some critics worry could cause the state legal trouble.
Feb. 2, 2017
Camelback Family Planning
The Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade is one of the most controversial the justices have ever considered. Could the case survive a more conservative court? We talked about that with Harvard Law Professor Glenn Cohen, an expert in reproductive technology and related topics.
Feb. 2, 2017
The Phoenix Art Museum has undergone some dramatic changes in leadership over the past couple of years.
Feb. 2, 2017
girls scout cookies
Listen to the sounds of Arianna selling cookies with her Girl Scouts Troop.
Feb. 2, 2017
Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce
As this year’s legislative session gets rolling, advocacy groups are outlining their priorities.
Feb. 2, 2017

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