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Organization Helps Children Play Nice
Recess- a time in school that many of us looked forward to. It was a time to play with friends, run around and use our outside voices, but for many kids today recess is no longer fun and games.
Nov. 18, 2013
 NAD Bank Announces Plans for First Cross-Nation Wind Farm Project
Two binational groups have proposed building a wind farm project that spans Mexico and the United States.
Nov. 18, 2013
Smoke Visible From Prescribed Burn On Grand Canyons North Rim
A three-day prescribed burn is planned to start Monday on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park. The fire is expected to produce residual smoke for several days or weeks.
Nov. 18, 2013
 Remittances Sent To Latin America Recover From Recession
The United States is the largest source of remittances to Latin America. The recession greatly slowed money being sent to home countries by migrants. But the Pew Hispanic Trends Project has found that rates in most Latin American countries have bounced back, except in Mexico.
Nov. 18, 2013
 In Albuquerque, Human Trafficking Evolves And Grows
A recent study claims that nearly 30 million people on the planet live in slavery­ a practice that relies on the trafficking of human beings. Human trafficking is a growing problem in the Southwestern United States, and the black market trade is expanding in New Mexico.
Nov. 18, 2013
30 Desert Bighorn Sheep Relocated To Pusch Ridge Wilderness Area
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is releasing about 30 Desert Bighorn Sheep in the Santa Catalina Mountains, north of Tucson, today.
Nov. 18, 2013
Red Cross Offers Support System To Overwhelmed Volunteers
When disaster strikes like it did recently in the Philippines, we’re used to disaster response teams coming to the assistance of those who have lost homes and loved ones. But the situations the caregivers find can be tough to handle.
Nov. 18, 2013
Valley Phones Receive Amber Alert For Teen And Two Siblings
You may have heard this weekend about an Amber Alert issued after a Buckeye teen, who has suffered from depression and recently tried to harm herself, took her 8-year-old and 1-year-old sisters and left home in her mother’s vehicle.
Nov. 18, 2013
AARP Report: Increased Under Observation Patient Status Raises Questions
A new report shows a dramatic shift in the status of some hospital patients.
Nov. 18, 2013
Suspected Bank Robber Caught After Complications Fleeing Scene
Police in Tempe are investigating the robbery of a Bank of America branch, Saturday, in which the robber took a cab to the scene and allegedly left the area on a city bus.
Nov. 18, 2013
State Economist Wants Feds To Keep Spending Levels High
A senior state economist is pushing for massive federal spending to improve job creation across the country.
Nov. 18, 2013
Gilbert Public Schools Board To Vote
The Gilbert Public Schools board is scheduled to vote Monday night on a tax break to Apple. The vote could determine if Apple will open a manufacturing plant in Mesa.
Nov. 18, 2013
Google To Invest In Solar Farm
Google announced it will invest millions of dollars in solar facilities in two states. One of those is Arizona.
Nov. 16, 2013
Former Lawmaker Ben Miranda Dies At 64
Former State Representative Ben Miranda died unexpectedly Friday. A Democrat, Miranda served in the legislature from 2002 until 2010.
Nov. 15, 2013
Museum Event Appraises Local American Indian Art
Have you ever wanted to know how much a piece of American Indian art you have got sitting around your house is worth? Then, you are in luck.
Nov. 15, 2013
New Bill Would Give Credit Score
If you do not have a credit card or a mortgage payment, it is tough to get a bank's attention when you are asking for a loan. It is a Catch 22, how do you get credit if you do not have credit?
Nov. 15, 2013
Mesa Is On A Roll
Mesa has been on a pretty good roll recently. Last week, it landed an Apple facility. The city has seen a lot of development along its existing and proposed light rail lines, has added several colleges and universities to its downtown and is the home of Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport.
Nov. 15, 2013
Did You Know: St. Marys Basilica
Surrounded by modern-day hotels, convention and art centers, the relatively small building dates back 100 years. It is one of the oldest religious structures in Phoenix.
Nov. 15, 2013
Net Metering Debate Ends
You may have heard something about this whole net metering debate, lots of ads, lots of accusations, lots of money being spent. Late Thursday night, the Arizona Corporation Commission narrowly voted to add a fee of around $5 to the monthly utility bills of future roof-top solar customers.
Nov. 15, 2013
Canadian Snowbirds Flock To Arizona
It is November and that means we are running into our annual nemeses, crowded freeways, crowded parking lots. Let's just say everything seems more crowded.
Nov. 15, 2013

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