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Sirven: More Than You Ever Wanted To Know About Your Doctor
Not too long ago the only personal information you could find about your doctor was the diploma hanging on the exam room wall.
May. 21, 2014
Environmentalists Cautiously Optimistic About Four-Forest Initiative
Environmental groups say they’re cautiously optimistic about the state of the Four-Forest Restoration Initiative. The common goal of fire-risk reduction is keeping the program’s stake holders playing nice.
May. 21, 2014
Bark Beetles Targeted For Wildfire Control
The federal government announced plans Tuesday to keep forests in the Southwest from burning out of control.
May. 21, 2014
Phoenix City Council Gives Initial Approval To Budget
Phoenix City Council gave initial approval Tuesday to a $1.2 billion budget for the next fiscal year starting in July. Despite a massive deficit, it does not cut any city services and speeds up efforts to hire firefighters and police officers.
May. 20, 2014
Brush Fire Near Cordes Junction Closes Interstate 17
A 100-acre brush fire sparked by a vehicle now is 20 percent contained but Interstate 17 near Cordes Junction remains closed in both directions.
May. 20, 2014
Wildfire Forces Evacuations At Slide Rock
A wildfire near Slide Rock State Park in Oak Creek Canyon has forced the evacuations of some businesses and homes north of the area.
May. 20, 2014
Some Fireworks Go On Sale Tuesday
Tuesday is the first day to buy some kinds of fireworks in Arizona. But a new state law defines what fireworks are allowed in the state.
May. 20, 2014
Some U of A Students Complain About Grad Ceremony
Some University of Arizona graduates are complaining about overcrowding, long waits and lack of water at the school's 150th Commencement Ceremony.
May. 20, 2014
Horne Gets More Time To Pay Back Campaign Donations
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne has been given more time to pay back $400,000 in donations for his 2010 campaign for office.
May. 20, 2014
Gallardo Announces Candidacy For County Supervisors Seat
State Senator Steve Gallardo is dropping out of the race to represent Arizona's Seventh Congressional District. The Phoenix Democrat will instead run for an open seat on the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors.
May. 20, 2014
Albuquerque VA May Have Had Secret List Similar To Phoenix
One of President Barack Obama’s closest advisers is headed to Phoenix on Thursday, to meet with top officials at the VA Medical Center.
May. 20, 2014
 Dead MCSO Deputy
The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office is dedicating at least 18 detectives to the criminal investigation of one of its own deputies who died of an apparent suicide after his arrest and resignation.
May. 20, 2014
After Southeastern Arizona Sightings, Officials Warn To Be ‘Bear Aware’
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is urging people in southeastern Arizona to be "bear aware" after some recent incidents involving bears in campgrounds and residential areas.
May. 20, 2014
Paine: A View Of Child Care From Three Feet
Arizona politics is nothing to laugh about. Especially when you’re viewing the action from three feet off the playground.
May. 20, 2014
Proposed Phoenix Budget: Services Saved, Employees Take Pay Cut
After months of negotiation and more than twenty budget hearings, the Phoenix City Council is poised to vote on the budget on Tuesday.
May. 20, 2014
Immigrant Enlistment The Subject Of Senate Hearing
The U.S. Senate held a hearing in Chicago on Monday to discuss the issue of immigrant military enlistment. Those who testified urged Republican leaders in Congress to allow a vote on comprehensive immigration reform.
May. 19, 2014
 First Native American Woman To Be A Federal Judge Takes Oath
For the first time in the history of this country, a Native American woman has taken the oath to become a federal judge. She will be the only American Indian to serve on the federal bench out of almost 900 judges.
May. 19, 2014
Plane Evacuated At Phoenix-Mesa Gateway
Flight 142 to Wichita, Kansas, was getting ready for departure Monday afternoon when Federal Aviation Administration officials say the pilot smelled some sort of chemical.
May. 19, 2014
Phoenix City Council Considers Blighted Golf Courses Ordinance
A proposed ordinance that would impose new rules on owners of blighted golf courses will be discussed at a public meeting at Phoenix city hall Tuesday. The measure comes up as a neighborhood group tries to save a golf course in Ahwatukee.
May. 19, 2014
Illegal Pot Farm Cleaned Up After Nearly A Decade
More than a ton of trash has been removed from the site of an illegal pot farm in the Fossil Springs Wilderness Area. It took almost 10 years for funding to come through for the clean-up.
May. 19, 2014

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