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Same-sex couples hoping to marry in Arizona are being welcomed by the Episcopal Church. The Rev. Kirk Smith, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Arizona has announced same-sex marriages will be blessed in all Episcopal Churches in the state.
October 20, 2014
Thousands of Arizonans in low-wage jobs will be getting a pay hike on the first of the year. That’s because Arizona voters approved a state minimum wage in 2006, along with a cost-of-living escalator.
October 20, 2014
Changes might be coming to the state’s medical marijuana rules.
October 20, 2014
Group homes for kids are filled to the brim and costing the state twice as much as it was just four years ago. These problems stem from budget cuts and reductions in staff and in family programs in 2009.
October 20, 2014
Lesbian and gay couples around Arizona began marrying Friday after a federal judge overturned the state’s ban on marriage between same-sex couples. Advocates gathered Friday night in central Phoenix for a celebration.
October 17, 2014
It’s still a few weeks before Halloween, but haunted house season is in full swing.
October 17, 2014
For a lot of drivers, freeway speed limits are more like suggestions. But when it comes to construction areas where workers are present, transportation officials and contractors want to make sure you know what the limit is and why it’s especially important to follow it.
October 17, 2014
State officials say a crash caused by a wrong-way driver closed Interstate 10 eastbound at the I-17 'Stack' interchange in Phoenix for several hours Friday morning.
October 17, 2014
The growth of the solar industry in Arizona, especially with solar panels, has given pigeons another convenient place to hang out.
October 17, 2014
The Joint Corp., a Scottsdale-based chiropractic franchise, filed paperwork Friday to raise $35 million and go public on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange.
October 17, 2014
A new exhibit in the East Valley gives a pretty stark look at what life was like in Sudanese refugee camps. It’s called “Lost Boys of Sudan: Journey to the Future” and it’s a series of photographs by Loren Anderson.
October 17, 2014
If you’ve lived in Arizona for a while, you’ve probably heard the story of Winnie Ruth Judd. Infamously known as the trunk murderess, she’s one of the most sensationalized and talked about figures in Arizona history…and this week is the 83 year anniversary of the murders and their grizzly aftermath.
October 17, 2014
Some features on the surface of the moon may be younger than previously thought.
October 17, 2014
Depending on your age group, you may have spent your childhood amassing Gumbys, Rainbow Brites or Beanie Babies. But while your collection is gathering dust in an attic or buried deep in a landfill, there’s an active and dedicated group of toy collectors here in Phoenix.
October 17, 2014
Hundreds of angry and frustrated residents showed up at the Phoenix City Council chambers Thursday night. They were there to tell city and federal officials that changes in flight paths at Sky Harbor have had unintended – and noisy – consequences.
October 17, 2014
GT Advanced Technologies Inc. was delisted from the stock exchange on Thursday, the same day it notified Mesa City Council that layoffs of its 727 employees in the city would begin Tuesday.
October 17, 2014
Hundreds of people crowded into the Phoenix city council chambers Thursday night to vent to city and federal officials about recent changes in arrival and departure routes from Sky Harbor Airport.
October 17, 2014
Students at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University are working on a special report on heroin and opioid use.
October 17, 2014
Five former Arizona child welfare workers are seeking $10.5 million from the state in a wrongful termination claim filed this week after they were fired amid an agency scandal.
October 17, 2014
Arizona health director Will Humble says while there are concerns 6-year-old Luke Smith may have died from Enterovirus D-68, there is as yet no evidence of it.
October 17, 2014

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