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The food tax in the city of Phoenix is going away, although not right away. The city council has approved a plan to reduce the current 2 percent food tax to 1 percent on Jan. 1 of next year and then phased out completely April 1, 2015.
October 16, 2013
An Arizona recycling company is accused of running an organized crime ring. An investigation known as operation “Tin Man” has been in progress for over a year.
October 16, 2013
The debate over what Phoenix should be and whether it is welcoming enough to the creative class seems to be heating up lately.
October 16, 2013
The city of Phoenix’s two percent food tax was implemented in 2010 when the economy was still in a deep hole.
October 16, 2013
When you think of wolves, you probably think of pack animals that are predatory and have a tiny bit in common with the dog that is sleeping right now on your living room couch. With Halloween approaching, you might even picture werewolves.
October 16, 2013
To film or not to film. Cameras in the courtroom have been a controversial subject.
October 16, 2013
Arizona is not a place widely known for earthquakes, even though they are quite common in some of our neighbor states, including California and Nevada.
October 16, 2013
Even as the U.S. Senate moves toward a deal to re-open the federal government the state of Arizona has announced it will keep the Grand Canyon open for an additional nine days.
October 16, 2013
The Department of Transportation says it has completed the bypass on the Navajo Nation, near Page, after US 89 was damaged by a landslide.
October 16, 2013
The Navajo Nation Council is scheduled to vote on two coal-related energy bills on Wednesday.
October 16, 2013
A medical marijuana dispensary could be about to open in Sun City.
October 16, 2013
The Arizona Court of Appeals on Tuesday blocked candidates from taking the sharply higher campaign contributions approved earlier this year by the Republican-controlled Legislature.
October 16, 2013
A doctor’s group in Utah is pushing for a complete ban on wood-burning in urban areas, saying wood smoke is more toxic than cigarette smoke.
October 16, 2013
Members of an Arizona family with ties to white supremacist groups were arrested Monday on firearm charges. Authorities seized weapons and thousands of rounds of ammunition.
October 15, 2013
Grocery bills in Phoenix may decrease next year. That is if the Phoenix City Council votes Wednesday to cut the food tax in half to 1 percent starting January 2014.
October 15, 2013
For many young Mormons, going on a mission is a rite of passage, but most missionaries have traditionally been men. Now, that is changing. Last October, the church lowered its minimum age for female missionaries from 21 years old to 19 years old. The response was instant and enthusiastic.
October 15, 2013
The market for luxury home loans is waking up. Banks had been wary of lending big money as the market recovered from an historic recession, but now they have started loosening the purse strings.
October 15, 2013
An Arizona House committee met Tuesday to learn about the benefits paid to survivors of the Granite Mountain Hotshots. It also heard about the difficult recovery facing the town of Yarnell.
October 15, 2013
A judge has overturned Maricopa County's zoning ordinance which restricts where medical marijuana dispensaries can be located.
October 15, 2013
Western Refining is looking for people whose vehicles may have been damaged by a problem at its refinery in northwestern New Mexico.
October 15, 2013

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