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ASU Officer Placed On Leave Pending Review of Professors Arrest
The officer who arrested Arizona State University professor Ersula Ore for jaywalking has been placed on administrative leave.
July 2, 2014
Native American Basketball Invitational Kicks Off
The Native American Basketball Invitational kicked off on Wednesday in Phoenix. More than 120 tribal high school teams will be represented in the four-day tournament.
July 2, 2014
 First Lady Of Guatemala Visits Child Migrants In Arizona
The First Lady of Guatemala is in Southern Arizona to see how the region is handling the surge of unaccompanied child migrants, many of them from her home country. One of her stops today was a Border Patrol facility for kids in Nogales.
July 2, 2014
Phoenix Creates Complete Streets Program, Stalls Bicycle Master Plan
The Phoenix City Council has created an advisory board that will offer suggestions on how to make its streets more friendly for a variety of uses. But while that plan is moving forward, another project to improve bike safety and ridership levels is stalled.
July 2, 2014
Tucson Records Third-Hottest June Ever
While afternoon temperatures in the Valley have been hovering around 109 the past few days, Tucson has just recorded its third-hottest June ever.
July 2, 2014
High Meat Prices Cause Climbing Food Costs
The cost of food is going up and higher meat costs are leading the way. The Arizona Farm Bureau Federation puts the cost of a typical market basket of 16 items at $52.64, nearly 10 percent more than at this time last year
July 2, 2014
Arizona Monsoon Is Here
Arizona could see some more thunderstorms this week, especially in the northern and southern sections of the state.
July 2, 2014
Valley Responses To World Cup Loss
Valley residents are still stinging after yesterday’s 2-1 extra time loss to Belgium, but remain proud of the accomplishments of the United States team.
July 2, 2014
How Law Enforcement Officers Are Trained In Tolerance
The conflict between an assistant professor of English at Arizona State University and a campus police officer in Tempe has gone viral.
July 2, 2014
Special Investigators Stay Busy In Arizona
Investigations that are focused on Attorney General Tom Horne are nothing new.
July 2, 2014
The Other Side Of Right To Try Initiative
Arizonans will have the opportunity to vote on a “Right To Try” ballot initiative in the fall.
July 2, 2014
Election Season Is Picking Up In A Dramatic Way
Election season is picking up in a dramatic way—with campaign finance reports coming in and candidates complaining about how their opponents are portraying them.
July 2, 2014
Learning More About The Hindu Religion
I visited some members of the Hindu community at the Ekta Mandir temple here in Phoenix to learn a little bit more about the religion and how it’s practiced.
July 2, 2014
Prescott Will Challenge Retirement Benefit Ruling For Hotshot Family
A day after remembering 19 Hotshots killed in the Yarnell Hill Wildfire at a Memorial service, the Prescott City Council voted against giving one of them retirement benefits.
July 2, 2014
Pima County Continues Funding Desert Water Stations For Migrants
Pima County again approved funding Tuesday for a program that provides water stations for migrants along the Arizona-Mexico border.
July 2, 2014
Smith Goes After Ducey For Attack Ads
One of Arizona's Republican gubernatorial candidates has filed an election law complaint against one of his primary opponents.
July 2, 2014
The Solar Challenge In Texas: Lessons Learned From Arizona, California
While more homeowners are buying solar panels in Texas, the state lags in eighth place in the nation for use of solar-generated power. Why is solar sluggish in Texas compared to Arizona and California?
July 2, 2014
Arizona United: Arizonas Professional Soccer Team
Every four years in the summer, millions of soccer fans come out of the woodwork to watch the World Cup. But the other three years and 10 months, there is a small number of dedicated fans that support local teams in the United States.
July 1, 2014
Power Soccer Tournament Brings Together Elite Wheelchair Athletes
Power soccer is an adaptive sport played by athletes who use power wheelchairs. The chairs are fitted with specially designed metal guards on the front that allow them to move a 13-inch soccer ball around a court.
July 1, 2014
Coconino National Forest Expands Closure Through Holiday Weekend
Some bad news for people planning to camp or picnic over the Fourth of July weekend in the Oak Creek Canyon area.
July 1, 2014

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