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$400,000 Of Snow Fencing Stolen From Arizona Department Of Transportation
The Arizona Department of Transportation is reporting nearly $400,000 of stolen snow fencing.
Dec. 23, 2014
Arizona Continues To Deny Some Immigrants Licenses
Some young immigrants in Arizona who qualify for the Obama administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival program are celebrating the fact that they can now apply for driver’s licenses. But other groups of immigrants who used to qualify for licenses are being left out.
Dec. 23, 2014
Lockheed Martin Ready To Close Goodyear Plant
The aerospace company Lockheed Martin has almost completely closed its facility in Goodyear. About 600 workers are affected but Goodyear city officials see the shutdown as an opportunity to grow the local economy.
Dec. 23, 2014
Arizona Department of Corrections To Change Drugs Used In Lethal Injection
The Arizona Department of Corrections has decided to change the drugs used in lethal injections following a controversial execution earlier this year.
Dec. 22, 2014
Bear Spotted In The East Valley
A wild black bear is still on the loose in the East Valley after evading wildlife officials and police early Monday morning.
Dec. 22, 2014
Phoenix First Transit Negotiating New Contract With Bus Driver Union
Phoenix First Transit is ready to offer a new contract proposal to union members and a bus company that services 14 routes in the city.
Dec. 22, 2014
DREAMers Line Up For Licenses
Arizona’s Motor Vehicle Division offices began processing driver’s licenses for some young immigrants for the first time Monday. The change is the result of a two-year legal battle that may not be over yet.
Dec. 22, 2014
Investigation Into La Tolteca Fire Continues Monday
Officials with the Phoenix Fire Department are investigating the cause of a fire at La Tolteca Restaurant. The building and restaurant had been part of the downtown landscape for almost 70 years.
Dec. 22, 2014
Judge Seems Skeptical Of Arpaios Challenge To Presidents Immigration Plan
U.S. District Judge Beryl Howell heard arguments on the sheriff’s claims that President Obama’s executive action will let more illegal immigrants enter the country and commit crimes, thereby burdening law enforcement.
Dec. 22, 2014
Michael Barnard
Michael Barnard's grandfather, Harry Bonsall Sr., came to the Valley in 1902. He used to be a farmer, but when he moved to Glendale to start his own business, he became so much more than just that.
Dec. 22, 2014
APS To Move Ahead With Free Rootftop Solar For 1,500 Homeowners
Arizona Public Service will move forward with its plans for free rooftop solar on 1,500 homes next year, a program that opponents say the utility doesn't need yet will ultimately raise costs for all ratepayers.
Dec. 22, 2014
Measure To Block Tribal Casino Near Glendale Fails
A bid in Congress to block tribal gaming on the edge of Glendale has failed. The U.S. Senate wrapped up for the year without voting on Sen. John McCain’s bill.
Dec. 22, 2014
Group Seeks To Put Hemp Farming On Arizona Ballot In 2016
Arizona voters may get a chance to decide if farmers here can grow an industrial version of marijuana, something several other states now allow.
Dec. 22, 2014
Fire Departments Install Exhaust Controls
Firefighters face a multitude of cancer-causing agents but one of the most insidious is the exhaust from their own trucks. There's now funding available to install exhaust removal systems.
Dec. 22, 2014
Firefighters Twice As Likely To Get Certain Cancers
Firefighters are twice as likely to get certain types of cancer than the general public, according to recent studies. But scientists say stricter firefighting safety practices could lower those rates.
Dec. 22, 2014
Non-Toxic Algal Outbreak in Lake Havasu Due To Invasive Species
Lake Havasu is a popular tourist destination, but large plumes of Algae have raised concern for the lake, and it may not be the only thing to worry about in the water.
Dec. 22, 2014
Federal Government Says Employment Discrimination Law Includes Transgender Protections
The federal government is taking the position that transgender individuals are legally protected from employment discrimination.
Dec. 22, 2014
Beef Prices Are On The Rise
Next time you decide to chow down on a juicy burger, take a moment to really savor the moment because if you haven’t noticed, beef prices are up.
Dec. 22, 2014
D.C. Court To Hear Arguments In Arpaios Challenge To Obama Action
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio said the president does not have the legal authority to defer deportations and grant work permits to more than 4 million unauthorized immigrants.
Dec. 22, 2014
Did You Know: Olde Towne Square Is A Section Of Historic Homes
In the last decade downtown Tempe has gone through many changes. There are now skyscrapers, an entertainment district and an ever expanding university. But, there is one little corner in the area where things haven’t really changed.
Dec. 19, 2014

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