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Peoria Looking To Build Up Entertainment District
Peoria residents will have a chance on Monday to weigh in on proposed development in the city’s P83 entertainment district, at 83rd Avenue and Bell.
May 2, 2014
San Tan Valley Sexual Assault Suspect Back In Custody
An 18-year-old man is back in custody after being accused as a serial sexual predator who allegedly targeted fellow high school students. Nearly 20 victims have come forward so far.
May 2, 2014
Arizona Job Growth Predicted To Be Sluggish Through 2015
A new economic forecast from the Arizona Department of Administration indicates continued sluggish job growth through 2015.
May 2, 2014
Ronstadts Tucson Home On The Market For $2 Million
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and Arizona native Linda Ronstadt is putting her Tucson home on the market.
May 2, 2014
New Drivers License Design, Process Coming In June
The state of Arizona is changing the way it issues driver’s licenses to improve security and reduce identity theft.
May 2, 2014
Nonprofit Keeps Unwanted Building Materials Out Of The Dumpster
By one government estimate, 160 million tons of construction and demolition waste end up in landfills every year. One Valley nonprofit is trying to keep some of it out of the trash.
May 2, 2014
Firefighting To Cost More Than Expected
Federal agencies project it will cost $1.8 billion to fight wildfires this season. But they’re short about $470 million, according to a Congressionally mandated report.
May 1, 2014
More than 120,000 Arizonans Use Marketplace To Get Health Insurance
More than 120,000 Arizonans signed up for health coverage through the Affordable Care Act federal marketplace, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
May 1, 2014
Lawyer Seeks Details About Arizonas Executions
An Arizona lawyer is asking for details about the state’s execution process. Although the request comes after a botched execution in Oklahoma earlier this week, he said the timing is coincidental.
May 1, 2014
Phoenix VA Hospital Director, Two Others Placed On Leave
Three officials at the veteran’s hospital in Phoenix have been placed on administrative leave. The order comes as the federal government investigates as many as 40 unnecessary deaths at the hospital.
May 1, 2014
Arizona Gas Prices at Eight-Month High
Gas prices in Arizona are at an eight-month high.
May 1, 2014
ASU Among Schools Investigated For Handling Of Sexual Assault Complaints
Arizona State University is among 55 schools being investigated by the federal government over its handling of sexual assault complaints.
May 1, 2014
Robrt Pela: Review of Finding Vivian Maier
Five years after her death, Vivian Maier is a superstar.
May 1, 2014
Group Formed By Robert Redford Helps Craft Wild Horse Agreement
An agreement has been reached on a plan to manage thousands of wild horses on the Navajo Nation.
May 1, 2014
Autism Charter Schools Bring Wider Range of Options
Parents of autistic children face a unique challenge in finding the right school for their special needs children. It is often a balancing act between a specialized approach and a more traditional classroom setting.
May 1, 2014
ASU Tells Students, Staff To Stop Using Internet Explorer
Microsoft announced problems with their Internet Explorer web browser Saturday. Since then, Arizona State University is warning against using the browser.
May 1, 2014
Paper Or Plastic — Bags Recycle Differently
Plastic bags and plastic wrap is everywhere. The EPA estimates that Americans use nearly 4 billion every year. The vast majority of those go into landfills and will never decompose in your lifetime.
May 1, 2014
Border Patrol Adds Emergency Beacon Towers In Desert
The U.S. Border Patrol is adding more rescue beacon towers to the Arizona desert to cut back on migrant deaths.
April 30, 2014
Phoenix Air Quality Ranked Among Worst In Nation
The air quality in Phoenix is worse than it was last year. That’s according to a new report released by the American Lung Association. The organization ranks the city’s air as the eighth most polluted in the nation for particle emissions.
April 30, 2014
Audit Finds Benefits Paid To Prisoners, Dead People
Prisoners and dead people received food stamps and welfare benefits in 2012. An audit of the Arizona department that authorizes these programs was released this week.
April 30, 2014

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