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Irrigation Water Helps Restore Native Vegetation To Rio Grande
The Rio Grande is recovering some native vegetation with irrigation water typically used by farmers.
Jul. 1, 2014
Immigration Reform Advocates Respond To Obama
Immigration reform advocates in Arizona are reacting to President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration policy.
Jun. 30, 2014
New Child Safety Agency To Hire 330 Employees This Year
July 1 marks the beginning of the 2015 fiscal year, which means big changes to the new Arizona Department of Child Safety. These changes are a result of thousands of uninvestigated child abuse cases.
Jun. 30, 2014
Increased Smoke From San Juan Fire Burnout Operations
Burnout operations conducted at the San Juan Fire will increase smoke and fire activity in northeastern Arizona. Nearly nine square miles have been burned in an attempt to slow the fire’s progress.
Jun. 30, 2014
AZ Supreme Court Rules Patients Can Sue For Legal Expenses In Malpractice Cases
The Arizona Supreme Court says hospitals can be sued under a state law that protects vulnerable or incapacitated adults from neglect, abuse and exploitation. Monday’s ruling says patients have the right to sue for some legal expenses not covered under medical malpractice laws.
Jun. 30, 2014
Yarnell Tragedy Spurs Forest Service To Improve Fire Shelters
One year ago 19 hotshots deployed fire shelters in an Arizona box canyon. The fierce wind blew the Yarnell Hill Fire over the crew and killed them. Now one father is trying to help the Forest Service improve those shelters.
Jun. 30, 2014
Capitol Events Mark Civil Rights Act Anniversary
A voter registration drive Saturday marked the golden anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 at the Arizona State Capitol.
Jun. 30, 2014
Consumer Confidence Boosts July Fourth Travel
AAA Arizona says that if you are putting the finishing touches on beginning your Fourth of July holiday road trip this week, you are not alone.
Jun. 30, 2014
Supreme Court Prepared To Rule On Birth Control Under Health Care Act
Arizona women’s health advocates are watching how the U.S. Supreme Court could rule Monday on the latest legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act.
Jun. 30, 2014
San Carlos Apache Nation, ASU Reach Agreement For New Tribal College
Arizona State University has entered an agreement with the San Carlos Apache Nation in southeastern Arizona to develop a new tribal college. This is the first partnership of its kind for both the university and the tribe.
Jun. 30, 2014
One Year Later, How Yarnell Is Recovering
One year ago, nineteen Granite Mountain hotshots died in the Yarnell Hill Fire.
Jun. 27, 2014
Fireworks Laws Have Changed In Maricopa County
Fireworks laws in Arizona have changed. As of June 24, if you’re in Maricopa County, you can buy and use fireworks through July 6.
Jun. 27, 2014
Benefits Of The Banner Merger With U Of A Heath
Another health care merger in Arizona is moving forward, now that the state board of regents has given its blessing for negotiations between Banner Health and the University of Arizona Health Network to proceed.
Jun. 27, 2014
Emergency Flood Preparation In Oak Creek Canyon
The Coconino County Emergency Response Team is doing everything it can to prepare for imminent flash floods in Oak Creek Canyon.
Jun. 27, 2014
Advocates Fear Strict Voter ID Laws Will Reduce Turnout
Latino voter advocacy groups are concerned about turnout in elections this fall.
Jun. 27, 2014
The Strategy Behind Campaign Signs
If you spend much time in the car right now, they're impossible to miss … huddled on the side of the road, baking in the summer sun. They're bright and flashy, begging for your attention, trying to draw your eyes away from their neighbors.
Jun. 27, 2014
Looser Marijuana Laws Complicate Drug Testing Policies
Earlier this month, two United States senators co-sponsored an amendment that would ban the federal government from going after state medical marijuana programs, including Arizona's.
Jun. 27, 2014
Carne Asada Fries, The Can
There are just some foods that, when you try them for the first time, it kind of feels like your whole life has been leading up to that moment. At least, that's how it felt the first time I ate carne asada fries.
Jun. 27, 2014
Officials: 18% Of HIV Positive Arizonans Don
According to the Centers for Disease Control, HIV testing rates have increased in recent years. But that rate still has not broken the 50 percent level.
Jun. 27, 2014
Anniversary Ceremony To Be Held In Honor Of 19 Yarnell Firefighters
Monday marks a year since 19 hotshots were killed in the Yarnell Hill Fire. A ceremony will be held at Courthouse Square in Prescott at 4 p.m.
Jun. 27, 2014

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