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Canyon Mine
A petition submitted today by a nonprofit environmental group seeks to trigger federal reform of uranium mining regulations on public lands.
Aug. 25, 2015
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Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is supposed to face a second round of contempt of court hearings on Sept. 22 for violating a judge’s orders in a racial profiling case. But lawyers for the sheriff and the county are asking an appeals court to put the case on hold.
Aug. 24, 2015
Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station
Federal inspectors will host an open house Tuesday in Avondale to discuss the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station’s annual safety review.
Aug. 24, 2015
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Tempe residents are being asked to weigh in on an idea to create a city campaign finance system — funded through a newly created fee.
Aug. 24, 2015
Gilbert water tower
With one of the youngest and fastest growing populations in the Valley, Gilbert has become the gateway for many restaurants looking to expand into the East Valley.
Aug. 24, 2015
South Mountain Freeway
The Arizona Department of Transportation will begin demolition this week on about 400 buildings, including homes, in the path of the planned Loop 202 construction.
Aug. 24, 2015
Susan Bitter Smith
The Arizona Corporation Commission has been embroiled in multiple controversies involving several commissioners and the companies they regulate. Now, questions about possible conflicts of interest are being raised about Commission Chair Susan Bitter Smith.
Aug. 24, 2015
A hiker was found dead Friday afternoon at South Mountain after a search that lasted several hours.
Aug. 21, 2015
A black bear who apparently had lost his fear of humans was shot and killed by state Game and Fish officers Thursday.
Aug. 21, 2015
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Voters in Phoenix have three final days to cast their ballots in elections for city council, mayor and on several propositions, including a multi-billion dollar transportation referendum.
Aug. 21, 2015
Water sprinkler
How should Arizona cities incentivize water conservation? A new report from the group Western Resource Advocates argues cities in the West can use cost to motivate more water-conscious development.
Aug. 21, 2015
light rail
It’s a big weekend in Mesa. Arizona’s third-largest city officially opens its new light rail extension Saturday and leaders say it marks a huge milestone.
Aug. 21, 2015
San Francisco
In the wake of the killing of a young woman in San Francisco by an undocumented immigrant, the term “sanctuary city” has returned to the headlines.
Aug. 21, 2015
According to the report, the beer industry contributes more than $252 billion in economic output.
Aug. 21, 2015
Spanish-speaking residents may be using the local newscasts in a different way.
Aug. 21, 2015
minimum wage
We talked to Doug Hart, president of the Arizona Alliance for Retired Americans.
Aug. 21, 2015
Hannah O’Sullivan just won the U.S. Women's Amateur tournament.
Aug. 21, 2015
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Students are generally moved in and classes are coming back into session at colleges and universities across Arizona. For some students, it’s a whole new world.
Aug. 21, 2015
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Arizona is losing grocery stores.
Aug. 21, 2015
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This week, the Bureau of Land Management unveiled a strategy for re-vegetating areas affected by wildfires and other natural disasters.
Aug. 21, 2015

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