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A new $39 million dollar data system is expected to save Arizona schools tens of millions of dollars.
Aug. 10, 2015
Photo of the Willow Fire in Arizona.
The Willow Fire, a brush fire in northwest Arizona, has burned over 6,700 acres. Fire officials are confident a large portion of the 1,000 evacuated households in the area will soon be able to return home.
Aug. 10, 2015
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Last month, Navajos passed a referendum that allows for the first time for a non-Navajo speaker to be president.
Aug. 10, 2015
Contaminated water
Contaminated water has been spewing from a Colorado mine site and into a river since late last week. Now, the National Park Service warns the polluted plume could reach Lake Powell early this week.
Aug. 8, 2015
School bus
School has started for several Arizona school districts and some are still scrambling to fill teaching positions.
Aug. 7, 2015
Gwen Ashley Walters is a food journalist for Phoenix Magazine. We met at The Yard on 7th St., between Missouri and Bethany Home in Phoenix.
Aug. 7, 2015
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The Arizona Department of Child Safety is still hitting serious bumps and Director Greg McKay is implementing a new strategic plan and rewriting the department's rules.
Aug. 7, 2015
wild horses
The Tonto National Forest is pulling the reins on a plan to remove dozens of wild horses from its lands.
Aug. 7, 2015
Feral cats
Last June, the city of Tempe started tackling its feral cat problem when it joined forces with the Animal Defense League of Arizona (ADLA). The plan was to trap, neuter and release cats paid for using donations.
Aug. 7, 2015
EPA mine
The Environmental Protection Agency unintentionally released about a million gallons of yellow sludge from a Colorado mine into the Animas River on Thursday. Officials downstream blasted the agency for not initially taking the spill more seriously.
Aug. 7, 2015
Tiny house
You may just be the perfect candidate for a tiny house — and they’re catching on.
Aug. 7, 2015
Complexities around tribal law and U.S. federal law are nothing new, but the recent Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage has led some to call for Congress to potentially step in.
Aug. 7, 2015
The Fort Yuma Indian Reservation is on the verge of starting its first low-power FM community radio station.
Aug. 7, 2015
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When it comes to complying with new federal standards for emissions reductions, renewable energy advocates say Arizona’s natural resources position the state well in the coming transition.
Aug. 7, 2015
Garfield Abram Goodwin
It is the home to many East Valley’s founding members. The location is one of the oldest in the area — and many of you have driven right past it.
Aug. 7, 2015
Sprouts store
Phoenix-based Sprouts Farmers Market ended the week with a new CEO and a plunge in stock prices after its second-quarter earnings release.
Aug. 7, 2015
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The Downtown Tempe Authority made the recommendation to the Tempe City Council to downsize the event.
Aug. 7, 2015
death chamber
A former Republican legislator and a Flagstaff doctor are launching a campaign to repeal the death penalty in Arizona.
Aug. 7, 2015
El Paso border
Leaders from the United States and Mexico are gathered in the border cities of El Paso and Juárez to discuss strengthening the relationship between the two countries.
Aug. 7, 2015
Justice Center for Women
Women who were victims of violence in the Mexican border city of Juárez used to have few options when seeking help. That's slowly changing, thanks to years of pressure from local and international organizations.
Aug. 7, 2015

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