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Arizona supermarkets are now required to pick up the costs for equipment that processes payments from food stamp users. Congress approved the change under the new Farm Bill to reduce federal spending.
September 22, 2014
Visitors to the Tonto National Forest in eastern Arizona may soon be paying more to camp and boat in the area. Officials plan to use the additional revenue to upgrade aging infrastructure.
September 22, 2014
City officials hope the new estimates for repairing the threatened 1938 building will change the State Fair's plans of future demolition.
September 22, 2014
The music streaming service Spotify created a list of the “Top 40 Most Musical Universities in America” and ASU came in No. 7.
September 19, 2014
Researchers from Northern Arizona University traveled to Alaska and Switzerland, among other places, in a quest to learn how the Earth’s climate has changed over time. It’s the subject of a documentary called "Taking Earth’s Temperature: Delving Into Climate’s Past."
September 19, 2014
The traditional Fall television season— the one that features the ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox networks— hit screens this week. But several of the new programs are less traditional and feature more Latino and African-American actors and performers.
September 19, 2014
You’ve probably had the pizza place around the corner put a flier on your doorknob. You’ve also seen the countless TV commercials by major corporations. All of that falls into the category of marketing. But what if you want to get more people to worship at your church or temple?
September 19, 2014
The Phoenix metro area is still recovering from the Great Recession. That’s according to a report from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey.
September 19, 2014
Maricopa county is seeing a significant increase in the number of mosquito traps testing positive for West Nile virus. Officials with the Maricopa County Environmental Health Division say that’s due, in large part, to the amount of moisture the area has received in recent weeks.
September 19, 2014
How does Arizona stack up against other states in terms of having laws against human trafficking? Polaris, a national anti-human trafficking group says it’s getting better, but still has some work to do.
September 19, 2014
Arizona’s third biggest city has a new mayor. John Giles was sworn in last night, becoming Mesa’s 40th mayor.
September 19, 2014
Enterovirus D68 has officially been confirmed in 12 states, and Arizona has sent samples to the Centers for Disease Control to find out whether it’s here as well.
September 19, 2014
Arizona Cardinal Jonathan Dwyer this week became the latest NFL player to be accused of domestic violence. So what should we make of this recent spate of allegations?
September 19, 2014
A building at ASU Polytechnic campus has had a piece of its history returned after missing for years. A plaque honoring the memory of a Vietnam War soldier who died in service was rededicated during a special ceremony today.
September 19, 2014
Early voting starts for November's general election in less than three weeks. That means now is the busy season for Runbeck Election Services which prints all of the ballots used in Maricopa and Pima Counties.
September 19, 2014
While Slide Rock State Park has remained open, despite the wildfire that charred more than 21,000 acres north of Sedona, access to the creek and its popular slickrock slides has been banned, because of concerns about contamination and flooding.
September 19, 2014
There are more than 10,000 Iraqi refugees who have come to the Valley since the 1990s and it’s the second-largest group of refugees in the area after Vietnamese.
September 19, 2014
A Rimrock man will have to pay the U.S. Forest Service $3,000 for cutting down a 207-year-old alligator juniper tree.
September 19, 2014
Jim Leenhouts of the U.S. Geologicala Survey said measurements show the river was flowing at a rate of 18,000 cubic feet per second.
September 19, 2014
The new report showing Arizona’s jobless rate on the rise for the third month in a row is fueling a key debate in the gubernatorial campaign.
September 19, 2014

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