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 No Relief From Ongoing Drought In Southwest
The latest report from the U.S. Drought Monitor warned western states cannot expect any relief from the ongoing drought. The dry spell will further strain the region's water supply.
Jan. 21, 2014
Louis Armstrong On Keeping His Chops
You’ve got to be good or as bad as the devil...Even if we had two, three days off I still had to blow that horn a few hours to keep up the chops." Interview by Michael Aisner, 1964.
Jan. 21, 2014
Arizona Home To Algae Biofuel Research
One day, your car could run on algae. Scientists have been saying that for decades.
Jan. 21, 2014
Department Of Homeland Security Secretary Visits
The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will visit the Southwest this week for a tour of border operations.
Jan. 20, 2014
Kavanaugh Argues Over Budget Funds
The battle over how to spend the state’s money gets underway in earnest this week, as lawmakers start to pick apart the budget plan they were sent Friday by Gov. Jan Brewer.
Jan. 20, 2014
Affordable Care Act Website Has Problems
One of the biggest supporters of the Affordable Care Act, Democratic Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema, is admitting the health insurance website still has a lot of problems.
Jan. 20, 2014
Phoenix Residents Organize MLK Community Cleanup
Residents of a South Phoenix neighborhood are attempting to inspire change with a community cleanup on Martin Luther King Day.
Jan. 20, 2014
Tucson Police Renew Efforts
Police in Tucson said their renewed efforts to find a missing six-year-old girl has yielded some possible tips.
Jan. 20, 2014
Arizona Can Look To Florida
Arizona’s Child Protective Services agency has been reinvented, and lawmakers are hoping to use what has been working in other states to safeguard Arizona’s children.
Jan. 20, 2014
Scientists Try To Save Seven Southwest Species
Conservationists plan to sue the federal government over seven of the Southwest’s scaly and slimy creatures.
Jan. 20, 2014
Bill Requires Judges Approval
An Arizona lawmaker wants to require a judge’s approval for the release of autopsy photos and videos.
Jan. 20, 2014
Sirven: Do Multivitamin Supplements Really Work?
Sometimes medical doctors are just like you and me. They make decisions about their own health that do not always add up, scientifically speaking.
Jan. 20, 2014
 Arizona Same-Sex Couples Challenge Laws
Across the country the legal landscape for same-sex marriage is changing, and fast. In the Southwest in recent weeks, courts in New Mexico and Utah have delivered victories to gay marriage proponents. Now in neighboring Arizona, some gay and lesbian couples are challenging their state’s definition of marriage.
Jan. 18, 2014
Safety Experts Recommend New Test
Safety experts in Phoenix on Friday recommended changes to the way football helmets are tested. The national committee that sets helmet safety standards for all levels of play was in town for its biannual conference.
Jan. 17, 2014
New Downtown Phoenix Studios
About a mile east of the proposed Grant Park development, workers on Thursday were putting the finishing touches on another project, this one turning an old warehouse into studio space.
Jan. 17, 2014
Fitness Meets Fight Club
The first rule of Rush Club is, well, you are actually allowed to talk about Rush Club. In fact, a lot of people are talking about it.
Jan. 17, 2014
Ads Targeting Congressional Candidates Begin
The general election is 10 months away, and primaries will not be here for at least six months, but ads touting or criticizing Congressional candidates have already started.
Jan. 17, 2014
Challenges Continue In Merger
American Airlines and US Airways have started selling tickets for the other airline’s flights. It only applies to certain routes, including hub and international flights and some of their East Coast shuttles.
Jan. 17, 2014
River Clean Up
It is time again for the annual Lower Salt River Clean Up. A crew of volunteers will be clearing the riverbed north of Mesa on Saturday morning.
Jan. 17, 2014
Arizona Follows Other States Lead
In her State of the State address on Monday, Gov. Jan Brewer announced she had started the process of separating Child Protective Services from the Department of Economic Security.
Jan. 17, 2014

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