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The conflict zones of the Middle East are a long way from the United States-Mexico border, which has experienced its own share of violence. In El Paso, a university ensemble has united musicians from both regions to play melodies rarely heard on the border.
Apr. 27, 2015
The 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal over the weekend was strong enough to trigger an avalanche on the slopes of Mount Everest. The avalanche buried part of the mountain’s base camp, stranding foreign climbers including a woman from Scottsdale.
Apr. 27, 2015
Arizona’s new student achievement test is proving controversial, at least in Chandler. That's where hundreds of high school students stayed home to avoid the AzMERIT test.
Apr. 27, 2015
A panel of Peoria residents is urging the school board to extend and increase a budget override.
Apr. 27, 2015
This weekend, the water in Lake Mead briefly dropped to the lowest level since it was first filled in the 1930s. That decline results in less power coming from the turbines.
Apr. 27, 2015
Visitors to the Grand Canyon this week may see smoke from a fire on the South Rim. That smoke will be coming from a prescribed burn the National Park Service is planning.
Apr. 26, 2015
In the ongoing contempt of court case against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his staff, the sheriff’s second-in-command answered more questions Friday about possible investigations into the federal judge in the case, or his relatives.
Apr. 24, 2015
This weekend, Short Leash will host the second annual Pinewood Classic, which they bill as a “grownups-only pinewood derby race in the heart of downtown Phoenix.”
Apr. 24, 2015
A thousand feet of vinyl will be covering a street near you. But don’t worry, you don’t have to drive on it. It’s for sliding, set up by a traveling event called Slide the City.
Apr. 24, 2015
Each year Arizona distributes state shared revenues to cities and towns based on their population. That data is based on the most recent complete U.S. Census.
Apr. 24, 2015
The Institute of Museum and Library Services this week awarded its National Medal for Museum and Library Service to 10 institutions around the country. The Museum of Northern Arizona in Flagstaff was one of them.
Apr. 24, 2015
On Friday Arpaio's chief deputy, Jerry Sheridan, took the stand. Sheridan, along with Arpaio, already admitted to violating the judge's orders. The question is whether it was willful.
Apr. 24, 2015
Glendale is looking to sell off some of its buildings.
Apr. 24, 2015
Arizona public school students have been taking the AzMERIT test. The testing window ends early next month.
Apr. 24, 2015
The study by the group Measure of America ranks congressional districts based on the American Human Development Index.
Apr. 24, 2015
This week, police arrested Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner and her fiancée Glory Johnson, of the WNBA’s Tulsa Shock, on assault and disorderly conduct charges. The incident is considered a domestic violence offense.
Apr. 24, 2015
According to the ASPCA, approximately 4 million dogs enter animal shelters in the United States every year, but less than half of them are successfully adopted. New research suggests that labeling a dog a pit bull could reduce their chances for adoption.
Apr. 24, 2015
In the effort to appeal to a broader audience, the Phoenix Symphony is giving traditional symphonic music a dose of hard rock by presenting the music of Led Zeppelin.
Apr. 24, 2015
The Phoenix area's canal system isn’t identified with romance and beauty like those in Venice or Amsterdam. It’s more utilitarian than that. But ASU student Will Novak is trying to change that.
Apr. 24, 2015
If you had to find old state records or photographs would you know where to go? Well, they’re located in a modern facility in downtown Phoenix created to withstand the times.
Apr. 24, 2015

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