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The Effect Of Sinking Gas Prices In The Valley
OPEC hasn’t been a beloved organization — or cartel — at any point in its existence. But late last week, the head of OPEC said he’s not worried about oil prices sinking to $40 a barrel, which has also led to gas prices dropping to below $2.50 a gallon.
Dec. 18, 2014
 Arizona DREAMers Can Get Driver
Starting Monday, Arizona must allow young immigrants known as DREAMers the right to apply for driver’s licenses.
Dec. 18, 2014
New Online Magazine Aims To Change Views Of Sprawl In The Valley
The word “sprawl” is not typically used in a positive way — especially around the Valley, where it’s used to describe uncontrolled development into the desert. Daniel Mills, a recent ASU grad, is attempting to flip that definition on its head with the new online magazine Sprawlr.
Dec. 18, 2014
The Search For A True Arizona Christmas Tree
You may have seen a lot of pop up lots around town advertising local Christmas Trees, but many of these evergreens actually come from the Pacific Northwest. The search to find a real Arizona Christmas Tree.
Dec. 18, 2014
Customs And Border Protection Launches Border Wait Time App
Travelers crossing the U.S./Mexico border will now have access to wait time data at Arizona ports. It’s part of a new app released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection this week.
Dec. 18, 2014
Dr. Joseph Sirven: Ode To The Holidays
During the holiday season, we each have ways of enjoying, or coping, with our family, friends and stress. Here’s our commentator Doctor Joseph Sirven.
Dec. 18, 2014
Theres Still Time To Get The Flu Shot
If you’re thinking about skipping the flu shot this year, you might want to reconsider. Although the vaccine may not be as effective, it’s better than nothing.
Dec. 18, 2014
Nation
The Maricopa County Superior Court announced Wednesday that Republican Martha McSally has won in Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District after a mandatory recount.
Dec. 18, 2014
Arpaio Disbands Unit Investigating Immigration ID Theft
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is disbanding the controversial unit that investigates undocumented immigrant workers.
Dec. 18, 2014
Colorado Department Of Public Health Funds Arizona Scientists Marijuana Research
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment voted to fund an Arizona researcher’s study about the efficacy of marijuana in treating Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Wednesday afternoon.
Dec. 17, 2014
High Court Clears The Way For DREAMers To Drive
The U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for young immigrants known as DREAMers to get driver’s licenses in the coming days.
Dec. 17, 2014
Robrt Pela: The Tradition Of Holiday Shows
If you look online or pick up a publication that has a calendar or event schedule, you’ll see a lot of holiday-themed events around the Valley – a lot.
Dec. 17, 2014
A Look Back At Gov. Jan Brewers 6 Years In Office
Next month, Gov. Jan Brewer will hand over the reins of state government to Gov.-elect Doug Ducey after six years in office.
Dec. 17, 2014
What Does The PetSmart Buyout Mean For The Valley
Earlier this week, Phoenix-based PetSmart announced that it agreed to be acquired for $8.7 billion by a group of investors led by BC partners.
Dec. 17, 2014
Sportscaster Al Michaels On Famous Calls
Legendary sports broadcaster Al Michaels has a lot of career highlights. Michaels will be in the Valley over the weekend to call the Arizona Cardinals game against the Seattle Seahawks.
Dec. 17, 2014
Arizona Republics Rebekah Sanders On Shift In Arizonas Congressional Delegation
Republican Martha McSally was declared the winner today in Arizona's 2nd Congressional District shifting the state's 9-member delegation to a 5-4 advantage for the GOP.
Dec. 17, 2014
Arizona Senator Jeff Flake And Local Cuban Americans React To Policy Shift
President Barack Obama announced that the U.S. would be re-establishing diplomatic relations with Cuba on Wednesday.
Dec. 17, 2014
Martha McSally Wins Arizonas 2nd Congressional District Race After Mandatory Recount
The final tally in the mandatory recount found that Rep.-elect Martha McSally won by 167 votes, a difference of six votes from election night.
Dec. 17, 2014
High Demand For Turquoise Has Silversmiths Raising Jewelry Prices
The cost for turquoise has jumped in recent years. And that means Navajo artists and other silversmiths might be raising their jewelry prices this holiday season.
Dec. 17, 2014
AAA Predicts Near Record Travel For Holidays
This is expected to be a near-record year for holiday travel in Arizona. AAA spokeswoman Michelle Donati said the low price of gas has led to a major increase in people planning to travel over the holidays,
Dec. 17, 2014

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