On the Road in AZ: When 2 planes collided over the Grand Canyon, it changed aviation forever
In 1956, two passenger planes collided in midair above the Grand Canyon. It was a tragedy that left 128 people dead — and reshaped the nation’s aviation regulations.
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AZ Rep. Smith withdraws from reelection bid rather than fighting forgery accusations
Republican state Rep. Austin Smith (R-Wittman) is dropping his bid for reelection rather than fight accusations that he forged signatures he needed to gather to qualify for the ballot.
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Tempe councilman: Confederacy of dunces ran Coyotes out of the Valley
On Thursday, in a unanimous vote, the NHL officially approved the Arizona Coyotes’ relocation to Salt Lake City. Tempe Councilman Randy Keating says he’s glad they did.
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Jury begins deliberating case accusing AZ rancher of fatal migrant shooting
A case against an Arizona rancher accused of fatally shooting a Mexican migrant last year near Nogales has gone to the jury for deliberation.
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Tempe district adds trauma-informed care training to teen pregnancy program
The Tempe Union High School District has a program called TAPP, which provides support to pregnant and parenting teens enrolled in high school. As part of that, one high school is now offering trauma informed care training.
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AZ secretary of state finds reasonable cause that Rep. Heap violated campaign finance law
The Arizona Secretary of State’s Office found reasonable cause to believe Republican state Rep. Justin Heap violated state campaign finance law.
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County Animal Care and Control to open East Valley shelter in May
Maricopa County Animal Care and Control will permanently close its animal shelter at Loop 101 and Rio Salado Parkway on Monday.
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Dickey Betts, founding member of the Allman Brothers Band, dies at 80
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Trader Joe's recalls basil linked to 12 salmonella infections in 7 states
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