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Cement Plant Malfunctions, Injures Four
Four workers at a cement plant north of Tucson are recovering from injuries they received when a hopper used to fill cement trucks with dry cement malfunctioned early Monday.
Oct. 29, 2013
Phoenix Conference To Address Homelessness
Advocates for the homeless will meet in Phoenix starting Tuesday in a continuing effort to eliminate the problem.
Oct. 29, 2013
November Ballot To See Greater Number
It's back to the ballot box this November for many Arizona school districts. Last year’s failed attempt to pass bonds and overrides forced schools to ask voters, once again, for support. For some districts this election is one final effort before they face more budget cuts.
Oct. 29, 2013
 Mexican Cyclist Calls Attention To Asylum Seekers
Starting Monday a Mexican bicyclist will embark on a 700 mile ride to call attention to the plight of Mexican asylum seekers in the United States. He's making the journey on a pair prosthetic legs.
Oct. 28, 2013
Arizona Gets Partial Shutdown Refund
Arizona has been refunded some of the money it sent the federal government to reopen the Grand Canyon during the government shutdown.
Oct. 28, 2013
 More Texas Latinos Are Seeking Hunter Education - In Spanish
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is handling an increased demand for hunter education from Latinos.
Oct. 28, 2013
Valley Bike Share Program
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton has announced new details about a bike share program that will cover three Valley cities.
Oct. 28, 2013
Renzi Sentenced
Former Arizona Congressman Rick Renzi has been sentenced to three years in prison. The Republican will serve time for convictions on public corruption, money laundering and other charges.
Oct. 28, 2013
County Attorney To Appeal Immigration Law Ruling
The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office is appealing an immigration law decision from a federal judge.
Oct. 28, 2013
Horne Confident In Re-Election Bid Despite Legal Issues
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne is touting a new poll that shows him ahead in his re-election bid.
Oct. 28, 2013
Urban Designers To Check Out Phoenix Projects
Urban designers from across the country will be in Phoenix on Monday to share ideas to improve streets and public spaces.
Oct. 28, 2013
Forest Thinning Project Could Start Up Again Soon
A long-stalled forest restoration project in northern Arizona may finally start seeing some action early next year. The project is supposed to reduce wildfire risks across four forests in northern Arizona.
Oct. 28, 2013
911 Dispatchers Take Desperate Calls From Migrants In An Unforgiving Desert
Emergency workers based in Phoenix routinely hear from border crossers who need to be rescued from the desert on the edge of Maricopa County.
Oct. 28, 2013
Flu Spreads To Coconino County
A Flagstaff man is recovering after becoming the first confirmed case in Coconino County during the 2013-14 flu season.
Oct. 28, 2013
Inspectors Say Roller Coasters At State Fair Are Safe
The roller-coasters at the Arizona State Fair are getting the ‘green light’ from safety inspectors.
Oct. 28, 2013
What Went Wrong With The Light Rail System
Riders on the Valley’s light rail system were stuck for about an hour Thursday as a power failure stopped all trains. This was the first time something like this had happened.
Oct. 25, 2013
Phoenix And Mexico Join Together
Mexicans and Arizonans are joining together to fight crime in Phoenix. The Mexican Consulate and Phoenix Police Department are starting a program to improve lines of communication with the Latino community.
Oct. 25, 2013
Shutdown Could Lead To More Workers Leaving
Sen. Ted Cruz aside, the government shutdown frustrated just about everyone, from tourists who wanted to visit national parks to people with chronic conditions who were worried about getting their medicine.
Oct. 25, 2013
Phoenix Public Art Can Contribute
The concept of public art has been around for many decades, and for some it is controversial, and not because the art itself is designed to shock or offend. Some people simply wonder whether a community should put money toward it.
Oct. 25, 2013
Santa Rita Center Recommended
A Phoenix center once used as a meeting location during the farm workers labor movement in the 1960s could be included on the list of national historic parks. The National Park Service wants to honor farm workers union labor leader Cesar Chavez.
Oct. 25, 2013

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