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Arizona GOP Wont Challenge Independents Voting In Primary Elections
The Arizona Republican Party will not challenge a law that allows political independents to vote in and potentially decide the outcome of GOP primary elections.
April 21, 2015
Group Wants To Stop Tuition Increases At Arizona Universities
A group of parents and current and former students is taking the first steps to curb future tuition increases at state universities.
April 21, 2015
Attorneys Taking Gilbert Fish Pedicure Fight To Arizona Legislature
After failing to save her business at the judicial branch, attorneys for a Gilbert spa owner now plan to try their luck with the legislative and executive branches.
April 21, 2015
Arizona Board Of Regents To Consider Lower Tuition Rate For Some Undocumented Students
The Arizona board of regents is considering a new tuition rate for certain undocumented students. The proposal would allow DREAMers to pay a tuition rate that’s 150% of what in-state students pay.
April 21, 2015
Threatening Phone Calls Reported At Several Flagstaff Schools
In the last two weeks, authorities from multiple area schools said they’ve received calls from a computer-generated voice saying they were inside the school and wanted to harm the students.
April 21, 2015
 Rerouting Water Benefits Native Ecosystem Along The Rio Grande
In southern New Mexico, humans drastically altered the course of the Rio Grande decades ago to better serve farmers and an international water treaty. Today a government-led effort is attempting to restore the river to a more natural state.
April 20, 2015
Ahwatukee Church Back To Normal After Last Years Flood Damage
Last September’s heavy rainfall flooded many areas, including homes and businesses around the Valley. One Ahwatukee church's worship auditorium was destroyed. Now, nine months later, repairs have been completed.
April 20, 2015
Arizona Forest Restoration Project Reaches Milestone
The Kaibab and Coconino National Forests are reaching a milestone. More than 500,000 acres are seeing accelerated forest recovery, as part of the Four Forest Restoration Initiative.
April 20, 2015
California Condor Feared Dead Spotted In Colorado
A California condor "missing and feared dead" from near Grand Canyon National Park has been found by 200 miles from home near Cortez, Colo.
April 20, 2015
Navajo Nation To Vote For President April 21
If all goes as planned, Navajo voters will finally get a chance to cast their ballot for the tribe’s president April 21. The election was postponed in November over a language issue.
April 20, 2015
Phoenix Human Relations Commission To Discuss Police-Community Relationship
The Phoenix Human Relations Commission will meet Monday to discuss improving the relationship between the community and the Phoenix Police Department.
April 20, 2015
Arizona Geological Survey Looking For Gold And Preventing Landslides
The Arizona Geological Survey has been awarded $170,000 from the U.S. Geological Survey State Map Program to complete an extensive mineral map of two areas in western Arizona and one area of south eastern Arizona.
April 20, 2015
ASU Researcher Using Salmonella To Fight Cancer Cells
Using genetically modified salmonella bacteria against tumors has been the focus of researchers for several years because salmonella cells are naturally attracted to tumors.
April 20, 2015
Auditor Generals Report Critical Of State Revenue Department
The Office of the Arizona Auditor General has issued a damning performance report about the state’s Department of Revenue IT operations.The beleaguered agency is responsible for handling over $13 billion per year to fund state and local government services.
April 17, 2015
Arizona Couple Must Repay $2M In Food-Stamp Fraud
A Valley couple involved in a $2 million dollar food-stamp fraud case has been ordered to repay the funds.
April 17, 2015
Did You Know: Worlds Largest Military Plane Boneyard Is At Tucsons Davis-Monthan Base
Arizona has many unique places. It has one of the largest canyons, largest solar telescope –- and the only military boneyard in the United States.
April 17, 2015
ZapCon Arcade And Pinball Convention Brings Classic Games To The Valley
A few decades ago, if you wanted to play a video game, you went to an arcade. It was a shared experience that the creators of the ZapCon Arcade and Pinball Convention hope to recreate.
April 17, 2015
The Valleys Largest Outdoor Basketball Festival Brings Together Athletes Of All Ages And Abilities
This weekend, a lot of people are going to be in downtown Phoenix playing 3-on-3 basketball as part of the Valley’s largest outdoor hoops festival.
April 17, 2015
AZDHS Launches Program To Increase Blood Lead Screenings
The Arizona Department of Health Services has launched a pilot program to increase the rate of children getting blood lead screenings.
April 17, 2015
Sergeant Wes Kuhl Talks About Regulating The New Product Palcohol In Arizona
By vetoing a bill that would have banned Palcohol earlier this week, Governor Ducey has cleared the way for the new alcoholic product to show up in Arizona stores.
April 17, 2015

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