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East Coast Storms Could Affect Air Travel Again
Another brutal winter storm in the eastern United States is once again affecting air travel.
Jan. 22, 2014
FBI, Attorney General Conducting Joint Hazmat Investigation In Tempe
Investigators from the FBI and the Arizona Attorney General’s office have been seen wearing hazmat suits as they search through dumpsters at a biological research center in Tempe.
Jan. 22, 2014
 Impact Of The Long Walk Still Felt 150 Years Later
This month marks the 150th anniversary of what Navajo and Mescalero Apache people call The Long Walk. It’s similar to the forced march known as the Trail Of Tears. Thousands died.
Jan. 21, 2014
ASU Fraternity Suspended
Arizona State University officials have suspended the Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity after an off-campus fraternity party that featured racial stereotypes and offensive costumes. The frat party was described as a celebration of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.
Jan. 21, 2014
Damage Claims Denied
The city of Prescott has denied damage claims by property owners and relatives of firefighters who died in the Yarnell Hill Fire.
Jan. 21, 2014
San Antonio Mission
SAN ANTONIO — Missing from the $1.1 trillion federal spending bill that passed Congress on Wednesday was payment to UNESCO for dues that could have paved the way for San Antonio’s historic missions to gain World Heritage Status. But that doesn’t automatically mean the Missions will be passed over.
Jan. 21, 2014
High Speed Rail On Track Between San Antonio, Monterrey
There is serious talk happening about connecting San Antonio with a high-speed rail. But the bullet train isn’t heading to Austin or Houston — the drive is to connect San Antonio with Monterrey, Mexico.
Jan. 21, 2014
Congress Funds Thousands Of New Customs Agents For Border Crossings
The recently passed Omnibus Appropriations bill could help speed up trade on the U.S.-Mexico border. The bill includes a spending boost for Customs and Border Protection agents.
Jan. 21, 2014
Immigration-Related Bills Increase In 2013
Nationwide, states adopted more than 430 immigration-related bills and resolutions last year, a 64 percent increase from 2012.
Jan. 21, 2014
Louis Armstrong On Keeping His Chops
You’ve got to be good or as bad as the devil...Even if we had two, three days off I still had to blow that horn a few hours to keep up the chops." Interview by Michael Aisner, 1964.
Jan. 21, 2014
Arizona Legislature Welcomes New State Senator
The Arizona legislature is only in the second week of its new session and already has a new member. A vacancy occurred when a Tucson state senator resigned on the first day of the session.
Jan. 21, 2014
Impact Of The Long Walk Still Felt More Than 150 Years Later
June 1, 2018, marks the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Navajo Treaty, which returned the tribe to their original land following a period known as The Long Walk. The treaty set the Navajo apart from other tribes, who were permanently removed from their ancestral territory.
Jan. 21, 2014
 No Relief From Ongoing Drought In Southwest
The latest report from the U.S. Drought Monitor warned western states cannot expect any relief from the ongoing drought. The dry spell will further strain the region's water supply.
Jan. 21, 2014
Study: Trees Continue To Grow At Constant Rate, Older Trees Better At Storing Carbon
A long-held belief about trees is apparently wrong.
Jan. 21, 2014
Landrum-Taylor’s Absence Leaves Arizona Legislature With No Black Members
When Phoenix Democratic Senator Leah Landrum-Taylor leaves the legislature early next year to run for Secretary of State, it will mark the first time in 60 years there will be no black member of the Arizona Legislature.
Jan. 21, 2014
Threats Of Violence In Russia Extend Past Olympic Sites
As the Winter Olympics approach, concerns continue about the security of athletes and spectators in Sochi, Russia.
Jan. 21, 2014
Borrelli Wants To Offer Companies Tax Breaks For Hiring Unemployed Veterans
A 20-year Marine veteran, now a state lawmaker, wants to give Arizona companies a break for hiring unemployed veterans.
Jan. 21, 2014
Motorcyclist Killed In Freeway Crash
Tony Mure of the Phoenix Fire Department says the incident started when some cylinders of compressed gas fell off a flatbed truck onto the roadway, causing vehicles to swerve to avoid them, and resulting in a chain-reaction crash.
Jan. 21, 2014
Department Of Homeland Security Secretary Visits
The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will visit the Southwest this week for a tour of border operations.
Jan. 20, 2014
Kavanaugh Argues Over Budget Funds
The battle over how to spend the state’s money gets underway in earnest this week, as lawmakers start to pick apart the budget plan they were sent Friday by Gov. Jan Brewer.
Jan. 20, 2014

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