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Two businesses owners in Phoenix and Mesa are accused of defrauding the federal food stamps program of at least $250,000.
June 04, 2015
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing to remove the Hualapai Mexican Vole from the endangered species list.
June 04, 2015
Park officials said 22-year-old Morgan Heimer was working as a tour guide on a commercial trip on the Colorado River.
June 04, 2015
If you want to cut down on how much rancid milk and the number of rotten vegetables you throw out when cleaning your refrigerator, you may want consider changing how you shop for food, researchers at the University of Arizona say.
June 04, 2015
Officials at the University of Arizona are planning layoffs to help deal with budget cuts.
June 04, 2015
Scottsdale City Manager Fritz Behring is recovering at a hospital after collapsing at a City Council meeting.
June 04, 2015
Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan will ask a court to allow her to intervene in a case involving fines levied against an independent expenditure group by the Citizens Clean Elections Commission, her spokesman said Wednesday.
June 04, 2015
Arizona State University is well known for its work with outside organizations. Now, they are embarking on a partnership with a renowned national laboratory to take on the planet’s biggest problems.
June 04, 2015
A just-released survey from the Census Bureau shows Arizona has one of the highest rates of federal spending and the lowest rates of state spending on education.
June 03, 2015
Arizona is one of 17 states that received shipments of anthrax in recent years, but health officials say the state is not at risk.
June 03, 2015
Alex recorded entries as she was on her way in and out of Tent City while she was on work release. In this installment, she describes the problems that come with sleeping outside and looks forward to her upcoming release.
June 03, 2015
As many as 200,000 comments have been submitted to the U.S. Forest Service about proposed development plans in Tusayan, just south of the Grand Canyon.
June 03, 2015
Valley Metro spokesperson Susan Tierney said lessons learned from the first 20 miles helped speed up the process.
June 03, 2015
Fountain Hills resident Anne A. Wilson had her first novel published this week. It’s called “Hover” and is based on Wilson’s experience as one of only a few female navy pilots.
June 03, 2015
As downtown Phoenix continues to infill, some business owners have encountered a law that has hindered their ability to sell alcohol. In at least three instances, microbreweries wanting to set up shop downtown couldn’t.
June 03, 2015
We talked with Joel Simon, executive director of the Committee to Protect Journalists, about how dangerous the current world is for reporters.
June 03, 2015
We spoke with DCS Director Greg McKay, who’s been on the job since February, about short-term concerns and long-term plans for the department.
June 03, 2015
The owners of Green Acre Dog Boarding near Gilbert, where 21 dogs died of heat exhaustion a year ago, have pleaded not guilty to charges of animal cruelty.
June 03, 2015
While the rainy May held off an early start to the fire season, recent low humidity rates are causing Tonto National Forest to dry up.
June 03, 2015
Stormwater is a major source of pollution in the Rio Grande. The U.S. Geological Survey released a nine-year study of stormwater in the Albuquerque area last week, finding high concentrations of pollutants in the city’s arroyos.
June 03, 2015

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