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Phoenix City Hall
Elevators at Phoenix City Hall will get a major makeover nearly a year after the mayor got stuck in one. The project is expected to cost up to $6 million.
Feb. 20, 2017
A new study found that there are now more Mexican gray wolves roaming the American Southwest than at any time since the government began re-introducing the predator nearly 20 years ago.
Feb. 20, 2017
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Tucson police say that Mayor Jonathan Rothschild was not injured when he was carjacked at gunpoint on Saturday.
Feb. 20, 2017
House bill would increase burden of proof for prosecutors seizing assets in suspected criminal cases.
Feb. 20, 2017
A new study commissioned by the Mexican Senate found that the Mexican military shouldn’t have intervened in the country’s nearly decade-long war against drug traffickers.
Feb. 20, 2017
Something is giving headaches to Arizona House Democrats and their staff. And it’s not Republicans.
Feb. 20, 2017
Navajo Generating Station
Closing the Navajo Nation’s coal-fired utility plant in northeastern Arizona will save the Central Arizona Project millions of dollars.
Feb. 20, 2017
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Legislation aimed at opening the state’s private school voucher program, also known as empowerment scholarship accounts, to any Arizona student is expected to go before the full senate this week. The vote will likely be close.
Feb. 20, 2017
A bacteria spread between dogs is affecting pets across Maricopa County. Arizona health officials said they see maybe four cases of Leptospirosis a year, however, there have been more than 50 since last February.
Feb. 20, 2017
Papago Park
Tempe's goal is to reach functional zero, which means the services available exceed the number of people who need them.
Feb. 20, 2017
Aftin at Westminster
Poodle Aftin and her handler and owner Daniel Chavez took home the top prize for the non-sporting group and was a finalist for best in show at Westminster.
Feb. 20, 2017
The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office is abruptly changing its policy toward immigrant detention.
Feb. 20, 2017
Ottawa University announced plans Friday to build a residential campus and launch 19 athletic programs in Surprise.
Feb. 20, 2017
Phoenix city leaders have given the green light for a consultant to consider hockey at Talking Stick Resort Arena. The downtown venue, home to the Phoenix Suns basketball team, was actually the Arizona Coyotes first stop when the team arrived in 1996. The Coyotes moved to Glendale in 2003. Now, one councilman wants to know what it would take to bring hockey back.
Feb. 20, 2017
phoenix council budget vote
More than four years after Phoenix’s mayor formed a task force to evaluate ethics rules, council members approved creating a commission to review complaints against them. The move comes after a controversy involving one council member.
Feb. 20, 2017
Phoenix Rain Image
Grab your hooded coat or an umbrella today. The National Weather Service reports those clouds overhead are the beginning edge of a new storm front coming in with wind gusts of 25 miles per hour around the Valley.
Feb. 18, 2017
vaccine
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control says this year’s flu vaccine is 48 percent effective in preventing the illness.
Feb. 18, 2017
water faucet
The city of Phoenix and the Gila River Indian Community could soon be working together to store groundwater. Officials with the city say under the first phase of the proposed partnership, Phoenix will store up 3800 acre feet of Colorado river water in the Gila River Indian Community’s Olberg Dam Underground Storage Facility.
Feb. 17, 2017
Department of Public Safety Director Frank Milstead and former Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu are among three candidates for the position in the Trump administration, sources told AZPM Friday.
Feb. 17, 2017
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A judge has dismissed more than 1,000 lawsuits brought by Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities, or AID, against Valley businesses, according to Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich’s office.
Feb. 17, 2017

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