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Obama Signs Veterans Reform Bill Into Law
President Barack Obama signed a Veterans Affairs Reform Bill on Thursday. The law comes after secret waiting lists in several VA hospitals were discovered this spring.
Aug. 7, 2014
Third Ballot Mailed To Peoria Residents
The third time is a charm — or at least that’s what Peoria hopes. After two wrong ballots, Maricopa County will mail a third ballot to voters in the Mesquite District of Peoria with the correct city council candidates.
Aug. 7, 2014
Stolen Bell Returned To Kingman Church
A brass bell that was stolen from a Kingman church has been returned by a man who wished to remain anonymous.
Aug. 7, 2014
Arizona Supreme Court: Cops Need Reason to Frisk Armed Person
The Arizona Supreme Court says police officers cannot frisk someone who’s armed unless they establish reasonable suspicion that criminal activity is occurring.
Aug. 7, 2014
Brewer Endorses Scott Smith In GOP Gubernatorial Primary
Gov. Jan Brewer has officially endorsed former Mesa Mayor Scott Smith to succeed her in office. Brewer joined Smith at the Chicago Cubs training facility in Mesa to make the announcement Thursday.
Aug. 7, 2014
Consumer Spending Has Soared, But Not In Arizona
Consumer spending has soared in some states since the Great Recession ended five years ago. But that is not the case in Arizona.
Aug. 7, 2014
Efforts To Control Valley
Local animal care centers are making significant progress to control the Valley’s stray cat population. New statistics show they have spayed and neutered more outdoor cats in the first half of 2014 than they had by last year at this time.
Aug. 6, 2014
GCU Opens New College Of Science, Engineering And Technology
The three major universities in Arizona often boast scientific research projects and developments, yet a new college for science in Arizona aims to take a different approach.
Aug. 6, 2014
Arizona Ranks No. 1 In Deferred Action Applicants
Arizona ranks No. 1 in eligible youths who have applied for deferred action under a federal program launched by the Obama administration in 2012.
Aug. 6, 2014
Gilbert The Latest Valley City To Consider Ban On E-Cigs
The Town of Gilbert is considering a ban on e-cigarettes in city-owned buildings.
Aug. 6, 2014
Storm Leaves Lake Havasu Residents Without Power For Days
About 50 homes are still without electricity in Lake Havasu City after powerful winds swept through on Sunday.
Aug. 6, 2014
Navajo Nation Makes To Upgrade Airport System
Officials with the Navajo Division of Transportation will be meeting with tribal members this month to begin developing a capital improvements plan for the tribal airport system. Five of the tribe’s seven airports will be considered for upgrades.
Aug. 6, 2014
Autopsy Confirms Crandell
An autopsy has confirmed state Senator Chester Crandell died from injuries he suffered when he was thrown from a horse.
Aug. 6, 2014
Demand For Rental Homes In Metro Phoenix Holding Strong
As the Valley housing market grapples with a yearlong decline in home-buyer demand, the rental home market has yet to lose steam.
Aug. 6, 2014
Why The D
Michael Baumann is one of the Diamondbacks' harshest critics. He explained how the team is taking some of the joy out of the game.
Aug. 6, 2014
Real Estate Websites Zillow, Trulia To Merge
Zillow and Trulia are merging after reaching a $3.5 billion agreement.
Aug. 6, 2014
The term "dark money" has been used a lot lately, especially during the current election season.
Aug. 6, 2014
Back To School, Back To Budget
Earlier this week, state schools Superintendent John Huppenthal said a lot of schools have made huge strides, and it's time for the legislature to provide more funds.
Aug. 6, 2014
Valley Residential Market In 11-Month Housing Slump
In a report that came out this week, Mike Orr, director of the Center for Real Estate Theory and Practice at Arizona State University's W.P. Carey School, concluded the Valley's residential market is in the midst of an 11-month slump in demand.
Aug. 6, 2014
Arizona Consumer Confidence Is Declining
A new poll finds that Arizonans aren’t as confident about the economy as they were a few months ago, and that could have a big impact later this year.
Aug. 6, 2014

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