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The Kaibab and Coconino National Forests are reaching a milestone. More than 500,000 acres are seeing accelerated forest recovery, as part of the Four Forest Restoration Initiative.
April 20, 2015
If all goes as planned, Navajo voters will finally get a chance to cast their ballot for the tribe’s president April 21. The election was postponed in November over a language issue.
April 20, 2015
The Arizona Geological Survey has been awarded $170,000 from the U.S. Geological Survey State Map Program to complete an extensive mineral map of two areas in western Arizona and one area of south eastern Arizona.
April 20, 2015
Using genetically modified salmonella bacteria against tumors has been the focus of researchers for several years because salmonella cells are naturally attracted to tumors.
April 20, 2015
The Phoenix Human Relations Commission will meet Monday to discuss improving the relationship between the community and the Phoenix Police Department.
April 20, 2015
A California condor "missing and feared dead" from near Grand Canyon National Park has been found by 200 miles from home near Cortez, Colo.
April 20, 2015
By vetoing a bill that would have banned Palcohol earlier this week, Governor Ducey has cleared the way for the new alcoholic product to show up in Arizona stores.
April 17, 2015
This weekend, a lot of people are going to be in downtown Phoenix playing 3-on-3 basketball as part of the Valley’s largest outdoor hoops festival.
April 17, 2015
The City of Phoenix is preparing to sell the Sheraton hotel in downtown Phoenix. The hotel has lost $38 million since 2008 and they city is now refinancing that debt.
April 17, 2015
A Valley couple involved in a $2 million dollar food-stamp fraud case has been ordered to repay the funds.
April 17, 2015
Last November, Arizona elected a new Governor and Attorney General, among other offices, and the Navajo Nation was scheduled to hold its presidential election. But a series of issues, including the disqualification of one finalist on questions about his ability to speak Navajo, ended up moving election day on the reservation to next Tuesday, April 21.
April 17, 2015
All charges have been dropped against a former Navajo Nation lawmaker accused of funneling thousands of dollars to her family.
April 17, 2015
It’s envisioned as a kind of Works Progress Administration, version 2.0 — sending students into Phoenix to try to organize an arts and design core.
April 17, 2015
The Musical Instrument Museum is celebrating its fifth anniversary. The north Phoenix museum has more than 6,000 instruments from around 200 countries and includes a theater.
April 17, 2015
A few decades ago, if you wanted to play a video game, you went to an arcade. It was a shared experience that the creators of the ZapCon Arcade and Pinball Convention hope to recreate.
April 17, 2015
The Office of the Arizona Auditor General has issued a damning performance report about the state’s Department of Revenue IT operations.The beleaguered agency is responsible for handling over $13 billion per year to fund state and local government services.
April 17, 2015
The Arizona Department of Health Services has launched a pilot program to increase the rate of children getting blood lead screenings.
April 17, 2015
Driving around the Valley, you may have seen billboards looking to recruit officers to the Riverside, Calif., Sheriff’s Department. For more on law enforcement recruiting, we turn to Sgt. Dan Robertson.
April 17, 2015
As the drought continues in the Western United States, federal lawmakers have been looking for ways to deal with the water shortage in Arizona and other states.
April 17, 2015
Arizona has many unique places. It has one of the largest canyons, largest solar telescope –- and the only military boneyard in the United States.
April 17, 2015

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