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Simmons Fire near Kearny is 0% contained
A fire that started Tuesday evening in Pinal County has burned over 400 acres just outside of Kearny. Keeping the fire from approaching the town is a priority for crews. Power has been turned off to the north end of the town for safety reasons.
May 29, 2024
Skeletal remains found near Mt. Elden identified as missing Phoenix man
The Coconino County Sheriff’s Office has identified skeletal remains found near Mount Elden in 2019 as those of Mark Austin Dunne, who went missing from Phoenix in 2017.
May 29, 2024
Sen. Kelly visits Planned Parenthood in Tempe
Sen. Mark Kelly visited a Planned Parenthood abortion clinic in Tempe on Wednesday. He said even though Arizona’s near-total abortion ban has been repealed, he still wants to see reproductive rights expanded further.
May 29, 2024
Airline faces discrimination suit over Phoenix flight
A consumer advocacy group wants a jury to decide if American Airlines employees singled out passengers to be taken off a flight from Phoenix to New York because they are Black.
May 29, 2024
Arizona school districts to receive over $8 million for clean bus program
The rebates, coming from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law passed in 2022, will allow the districts to purchase a total of 30 clean buses, the vast majority of which will be electric.
May 29, 2024
Foster care visitation center will lose security guard
A Valley nonprofit that provides space for supervised visits between parents and children in the Arizona Department of Child Safety’s care says the state is cutting funding for its security guard, but the department says the service is not necessary.
May 29, 2024
Popular Tucson birding group to drop
The change is part of a growing trend across the country, while the national environmental group remains firm.
May 29, 2024
Survey: Many Arizona voters think candidates are out of touch on most important issues
The 2024 Arizona Voters' Agenda found that Arizona voters are looking for compromise and feel that candidates are not focused on what's important to them.
May 29, 2024
Ruben Gallego could be the new John McCain, author says
In his latest opinion piece for The New York Times, longtime Arizona journalist and author Tom Zoellner argues the future of Arizona politics is embodied in the race for Senate, where Democratic Congressman Ruben Gallego faces off against Republican upstart Kari Lake.
May 29, 2024
Send in the Clowns explores the practice of humanitarian clowning
The Show's Sam Dingman speaks with David Bridel, editor of the book "Send in the Clowns," all about the time-honored tradition of humanitarian clowning
May 29, 2024
GOP committee recommends impeaching Democratic AG Kris Mayes
A Republican-led committee at the state Legislature has recommended impeaching Democratic Attorney General Kris Mayes and prosecuting her in a Senate trial.
May 29, 2024
Dare to Birth creator turned imperfect pregnancy experience into supporting non-traditional families
A negative experience with an OB/GYN early in her pregnancy sent Alex Barr down the path to found Dare to Birth and become a childbirth educator and full spectrum doula.
May 29, 2024
Prickly podcast: Futuristic bills you havent heard about
In Arizona political news, listeners hear plenty about contentious topics like abortion and border security, but there are hundreds of other bills that deserve attention: especially the ones proposed before their time.
May 29, 2024
Navajo Nation is drafting regulations for uranium ore transport through reservation
The Navajo Nation’s Department of Justice has revealed that it’s planning to impose transportation regulations in response to uranium ore that’s being extracted near the South Rim of the Grand Canyon.
May 29, 2024
Oro Valley asks residents to weigh in on towns water future
Town leaders conducted a community survey that had residents responding to a series of questions about various resources including some about water — things like how important using recycled water would be, or whether limits should be put on development to preserve water sources.
May 29, 2024
The iconic Blue Dragon Map of the Grand Canyon is back at the Museum of Northern Arizona
An iconic map showing the intricate geology of the Grand Canyon that also reveals the sinuous body of a dragon inside is on display at the Museum of Northern Arizona. It’s a wildly popular map that has guided people through the canyon for half a century.
May 29, 2024
NHL board considers if Tucson Roadrunners will split time in Tempe
The Roadrunners will play most of their home games in the Old Pueblo next season.
May 28, 2024
FBI to host elder scam prevention seminar in Tucson
Scams targeting people 60 years and older resulted in more than $3 billion in losses nationwide last year, according to the FBI, up more than 10% from 2022.
May 28, 2024
Navajo Nation denies sexual harassment claims
Navajo Nation President Buu Nygren has refuted accusations made by his Vice President Richelle Montoya that he had sexually harassed and bullied her.
May 28, 2024
If youre unhoused with pets, its difficult to access shelter or even go to the emergency room
For someone who’s unhoused and has an animal, it can mean making difficult decisions when it comes to seeking shelter or even accessing health care.
May 28, 2024

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