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Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever In Arizona
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever might not sound like an Arizona problem, but it is. The potentially deadly disease is most prevalent here during monsoon season.
Jul. 25, 2014
Remembering Wallace, A Special Part Of Phoenix TV History
Arizona is mourning the loss of Bill Thompson. He's the man in the familiar derby hat and suit coat who entertained thousands of kids and adults each day on the "Wallace and Ladmo Show."
Jul. 25, 2014
AZ Appeals Court: Parents Don
An Arizona court of appeals has ruled that parents don’t have an inherent right to question their children at hearings that could sever their custody. It’s the first time a ruling like this has been made in Arizona.
Jul. 25, 2014
Stories Worth Listening To: Valley Conference Brings Together Storytellers From Around The World
Telling stories is something that, for a lot of us, comes pretty naturally. "Did I ever tell you about the time my Uncle Jack ... ?" -- that sort of thing. But the art of storytelling can be used for a lot: healing, cultural exchange, building community. A conference in the Valley this weekend is bringing together storytellers from around the world.
Jul. 25, 2014
New Plan Expands Territory For Endangered Mexican Wolf
The endangered Mexican gray wolf would have a far greater territory to roam under new rules proposed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. It's the first proposed expansion since the agency began introducing wolves into the wild.
Jul. 25, 2014
National Weather Service Conducts Weather Balloon Release In Tucson
The National Weather Service in Tucson conducted a special balloon release Friday morning in anticipation of an active weather pattern this afternoon. Meteorologists hope to get a better idea of how a rapid increase in gulf moisture will impact the forecast.
Jul. 25, 2014
More Than Twice As Many Independents To Vote In Primary Than In 2012
More than twice as many Independent voters in Maricopa County have requested an early ballot for next month’s primary than voted in the 2012 primary.
Jul. 25, 2014
Level I Trauma Center Opens At West Valley Hospital
West Valley Hospital in Goodyear opened the doors to its Level I trauma center this week.
Jul. 25, 2014
Arizona Court Rules MCCD Seats Unconstitutional
The Arizona Court of Appeals ruled this week that a 2010 law creating two new at-large seats on the Maricopa Community College District governing board is unconstitutional.
Jul. 25, 2014
Arizonans To Take Part In Berlin
This weekend, some Arizonans will be taking part in the German-American Folk Festival in Berlin.
Jul. 25, 2014
New App May Impact Young Nonpartisan Voters
How do you get more people to vote in Arizona— especially those who are younger and not tied to one of the two traditional political parties?
Jul. 25, 2014
Tight Republican Candidate Race For Arizona Primary
Early voting for Arizona’s primary election starts next Thursday, and the highest-profile, most congested battle is among the Republican gubernatorial candidates.
Jul. 25, 2014
High Temperatures Cause SRP To Break Record
This week Phoenix has record hot temperatures and energy usage. Salt River Project reported demand for energy Wednesday peaked.
Jul. 25, 2014
Threatened Places: Tempe’s Maple Ash Neighborhood
Tempe’s Maple Ash neighborhood is one of the city’s oldest surviving neighborhoods, and historic preservation advocates say its character is in danger.
Jul. 25, 2014
Phoenix Police Department Creates New Precinct Boundaries
The Phoenix Police Department is changing how it will patrol neighborhoods this fall. Police Chief Daniel Garcia has approved new precinct boundaries to cope with a shortage of officers.
Jul. 25, 2014
Robrt Pela: Review Of Actors Theatre Summer Plays
Robrt Pela reviews two summer plays at Actors Theatre: "The Book Club Play" and "The Cottage."
Jul. 25, 2014
As Execution Dragged On, An Emergency Hearing Was Underway
During the last 45 minutes of Arizona inmate Joseph Wood’s nearly two-hour execution, his attorneys tried to get a federal judge to halt it, arguing it was cruel and unusual.
Jul. 25, 2014
Did You Know:
It’s become the symbol for the town and its college. And for more than 50 years, it has also been a landmark for one of the state’s most famous sports rivalries.
Jul. 25, 2014
Profit Boost For Meritage Homes, But Arizona Home Orders Drop
Scottsdale-based Meritage Homes saw a big profit boost, but it was among many other builders that are struggling in Arizona.
Jul. 24, 2014
Car Wash Owner Pleads Guilty To Felony Charge
The case is one of the most high-profile cases against an Arizona businessman for employing unauthorized workers.
Jul. 24, 2014

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