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The Arizona Senate has voted against a bill that would have removed the state's strict ban on the use of aerial fireworks.
May. 6, 2016
Airbnb
A bill preventing local governments from banning short-term rentals on lodging websites like Airbnb has passed the house and is headed to Gov. Doug Ducey's desk.
May. 6, 2016
Bob Burns
Questions about "dark money" spending continue to cloud Arizona's public utilities commission — and a showdown could be close.
May. 5, 2016
Wild horses
The herd of wild horses living near Arizona's Salt River would have new protections under a proposal the House has passed with bipartisan support.
May. 5, 2016
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In a recording released Thursday morning, Sen. John McCain is heard saying that Donald Trump will make his own Senate re-election campaign more difficult. Still, McCain vowed to support the Republican nominee at a Phoenix event.
May. 5, 2016
lawn mower limo
Saturday is the Buckeye Demolition Derby, and between the smashing and crashing of cars is the half-time feature - lawn mower racing. If you’re thinking, wait, mowers? That can’t be as thrilling as wrecked cars… not so fast.
May. 5, 2016
​We’ve been hearing all week about the pros and cons of the education initiative Proposition 123 that goes before Arizona voters this month. But what about that the other item on the May 17 ballot?
May. 5, 2016
University of Arizona
Earlier this spring, the University of Arizona’s Rogers College of Law made the decision to give applicants the option of taking the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) rather than the LSAT.
May. 5, 2016
Mexico's flag
Millions of Americans will celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a lot of partying while wearing sombreros and fake mustaches — and that has made many people of Mexican descent feel disrespected by this form of cultural appropriation.
May. 5, 2016
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The NCAA Board of Governors has adopted a new requirement for sites who want to host events — to make sure they provide an environment free of discrimination and safeguards for the dignity of those involved with the event.
May. 5, 2016
Tempe Mill Ave Sidewalk Sitting
A new ordinance will take effect in Tempe a week from Saturday. It prohibits people from sitting or lying on the sidewalk in downtown Tempe, and from sitting or lying on anything not permanently attached to the ground.
May. 5, 2016
Becky Mayhew
Hear Becky Mayhew and her son, Reese, fixing up the Moonlight Trail in San Tan Mountain Regional Park.
May. 5, 2016
Block 23
As developers move forward with plans to build a Fry’s Food Store in downtown Phoenix, we’re learning more about the area’s past.
May. 5, 2016
Eric Miller
Arizona leaders have spent a lot of energy trying to make Arizona a leader in the biosciences. Now, someone familiar with the industry is asking whether the state’s biotech community has achieved critical mass.
May. 5, 2016
Navajo Nation seal
Navajo Nation lawmakers have approved a $150 million bill that supporters say would serve as a stimulus for the nation.
May. 5, 2016
Arizona DOT
The Arizona Department of Transportation is re-evaluating its policy and procedures when it comes to roadside memorials. The move comes after the agency was criticized for removing memorials with notifying family members.
May. 5, 2016
Ulises Ferragut
Attorneys for Leslie Merritt Jr. have asked a judge to permanently dismiss all charges against him and they’ve accused prosecutors of trying to delay trial.
May. 5, 2016
sampling of flavored liquids
Arizona banned the sale of e-cigarettes to people under the age of 18 in 2013. On Thursday, the Federal Food and Drug Administration did the same on a national level.
May. 5, 2016
Citizen scientists collect insects
Several species of aquatic insects are mysteriously missing from the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. Scientists now know that’s because dam managers rapidly change the river’s level to meet electricity demand.
May. 5, 2016
Robert Graham
The chairman of Arizona’s Republican Party says he’s fully behind Donald Trump as the GOP's presidential nominee.
May. 5, 2016

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