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On the western edge of the Navajo Nation in Tuba City, there’s a popular scenic spot called Castle Rock. As you approach a large hand painted sign reads, “Please no dumping!” Drive a quarter mile towards the butte, and alongside the dirt road, you’ll see a soggy gray couch and a scattered half-burned pile of trash.
June 25, 2015
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has created a new online tool that identifies communities facing environmental health risks. Parts of northern Arizona are among the nation’s most vulnerable regions.
June 25, 2015
Occasionally, a fine play is overwhelmed by actors who wrestle its words to the ground, or by a director who tramples the point its author meant to make. In the case of iTheatre Collaborative’s new production of "An Almost Holy Picture," now on stage at the Herberger, the opposite is true.
June 25, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule either Friday or Monday on the Constitutionality of Arizona’s method of drawing congressional district boundaries. The decision could also impact a handful of other states with similar systems.
June 25, 2015
Arizona’s Motor Vehicle Division is making progress after getting some poor performance grades in a state audit.
June 25, 2015
A black state lawmaker is calling for the removal of a roadside marker on U.S. 60 in Apache Junction that honors Confederate President Jefferson Davis.
June 25, 2015
Research at the University of Arizona suggests a commonly undiagnosed form of liver disease linked to obesity may cause toxic levels of a common diabetes drug to stay in the body.
June 25, 2015
A community forum on reforming the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday evening erupted in calls for Sheriff Joe Arpaio to be removed from office and taken away in handcuffs.
June 24, 2015
People in Arizona work out longer than those in almost any other state, according to an analysis of data from millions of users of a popular fitness app.
June 24, 2015
The federal government settled Clean Air Act claims with Arizona- and New Mexico- based utilities June 24. The settlement will require the Four Corners coal-fired power plant to install $160 million in pollution control upgrades.
June 24, 2015
Charter schools may lose less state money next year than the Arizona Department of Education originally estimated. That’s according to an opinion the Arizona Attorney General released Wednesday clarifying the budget's impact on qualifying charter schools.
June 24, 2015
A newly released study says that 43 percent of Americans are searching for jobs with their cellphones and 18 percent of smartphone users said they used their mobile device to submit a job application.
June 24, 2015
Controversy always seemed to surround the speed-enforcement cameras around the Valley.
June 24, 2015
We talked with Megan Kimble about her new book, “Unprocessed" and Dana Sturtevant, co-founder of Be Nourished.
June 24, 2015
We’ve entered late June and Arizona has so far avoided any major damaging wildfires that could endanger people or structures.
June 24, 2015
The city of Phoenix has been so unhappy with new Sky Harbor Airport flight paths that a suit was filed against the Federal Aviation Administration.
June 24, 2015
The Arizona Coyotes are battling with the city of Glendale, and Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver thinks his team needs a brand-new facility.
June 24, 2015
Monsoon moisture is moving into Arizona, which could bring the first big dust storm of the season to metro Phoenix as early as Wednesday afternoon.
June 24, 2015
The Arizona Department of Health Services said there is no real threat of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, commonly known as MERS, but that has not stopped them from having a working plan.
June 24, 2015
Authorities arrested a Phoenix man for driving the wrong way on Interstate 17 north of Black Canyon City this week.
June 24, 2015

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