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Phoenix New Times feature explores people doing "fascinating, creative things in the Valley."
Jun. 10, 2016
Central Arizona Project canal
How does the Central Arizona Project itself get water to its customers from a technical standpoint?
Jun. 10, 2016
Islamic Community Center of Phoenix
The Muslim holy month of Ramadan began this week, and it signifies the beginning of the revelation of the Quran to the prophet Muhammad. Muslims around the world observe the month by not eating or drinking during daylight hours, which may seem difficult for Muslims in the Arizona desert.
Jun. 10, 2016
hot Thermometer
The extremely hot weather calls for cranking up the air conditioner, which is exactly what Arizona residents did last weekend.
Jun. 10, 2016
Dr. Ann Weaver Hart
The University of Arizona will be looking for a new president. The Arizona Board of Regents announced Friday UA President Ann Weaver Hart provided her notice.
Jun. 10, 2016
Production of the latest in the Michael Bay robot movie franchise will shut down part of the northern stretch of Loop 303 for several days.
Jun. 10, 2016
Yarnell and Peeples Valley residents remain evacuated and U.S. Highway 89 remains closed as firefighters continue battling the wildfire that started Wednesday south of Prescott.
Jun. 10, 2016
Tenderfoot Fire
Wildfire season in Arizona has begun in earnest. The Tenderfoot Fire, close to where a destructive blaze killed 19 firefighters in 2013 near Yarnell, has been burning since Wednesday.
Jun. 10, 2016
E.Coli, Bacteria, Cluster
A Pennsylvania woman is the first person in the US to have been infected with bacteria that’s resistant to an antibiotic used as a last resort.
Jun. 10, 2016
Some asked about the legal process, while others wanted to know about justice for those profiled or hurt by a Maricopa County Sheriff’s deputy.
Jun. 10, 2016
Over the last three years, tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors have fled Central America for the U.S. At least 19 have wound up in the hands of labor traffickers.
Jun. 10, 2016
WASHINGTON – House Republicans are trying to block a Library of Congress proposal to replace the term “illegal aliens” with “noncitizens” in its subject listings, a move the GOP called an attempt to “unilaterally censor these terms.”
Jun. 9, 2016
uber
A federal judge in California is weighing a proposed settlement, in a lawsuit filed by Uber drivers against the ride-sharing start-up.
Jun. 9, 2016
Road
The Maricopa Association of Governments, or MAG, is set to vote later this month on the transportation projects to fund over the next several years.
Jun. 9, 2016
U.S. Capitol Building
Arizona’s 5th Congressional District Rep. Matt Salmon will become ASU’s vice president for government affairs in January. The editor of Inside Higher Ed explains the significance of ties between universities and the federal government.
Jun. 9, 2016
Business owners in Yuma are worried about a proposal that could put a huge dent in the community’s lemon business.
Jun. 9, 2016
casey rope
Who changes the light bulbs in the Eiffel Tower, works atop tall Las Vegas casinos and dangles over the Grand Canyon? Rope access technicians who clean, fix and maintain structures hanging from ropes like rock climbers.
Jun. 9, 2016
downtown mesa
Cities across the Valley are looking inward these days, refocusing resources and money on creating attractive downtowns. Now, Mesa city officials are hoping a deal with Arizona State University will jump start their downtown’s growth.
Jun. 9, 2016
honey danger
Listen to the sounds of Honey Danger singing at Pink Slip Open Mic at Lawn Gnome Bookstore in Phoenix.
Jun. 9, 2016
concrete girder collapsed
The worker was airlifted to a trauma center after suffering injuries from a 40-foot fall. The Surprise Fire Department said this happened after a large concrete girder collapsed on the construction site.
Jun. 9, 2016

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