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 Arizona Forum Addresses US-Mexico Relations
Leaders and policy analysts from both sides of the border gathered on Friday to talk about the future of the United States-Mexico relationship.
Sept. 12, 2014
Arizona Lawmakers Ask For Permanent Director At VA
The Arizona congressional delegation has called on Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert MacDonald to appoint a new permanent director to the Phoenix VA. The office was at the center of a national scandal this spring over delays in patient care.
Sept. 12, 2014
The Valleys Need For Interpreters
The expanding diversity in the Valley isn’t limited to people who speak Spanish as a first language. Far from it.
Sept. 12, 2014
Arizona A Pioneer In Water Banking
Phoenix’s record rainfall on Monday isn’t expected to put much of a dent in the long-term drought. We’ll have to wait and see what kind of snowpack winter brings.
Sept. 12, 2014
Arizona Biomedical Corridor Planned For North Phoenix
On Thursday, a state panel chaired by Governor Jan Brewer approved a swap of state trust land in north Phoenix that she expects to be one of the final steps in creating the Arizona Biomedical Corridor.
Sept. 12, 2014
Phoenix Theater Group To Turn Alanis Morrisette Album Into Musical Production
When the song "You Oughta Know" by Alanis Morrisette was released in 1995, anyone who’d heard of the singer was probably more familiar with her as a child actor in Canada. But that piece of music—and the album it was on, "Jagged Little Pill," attracted millions of fans.
Sept. 12, 2014
Flash Flood Threat Closes Carlsbad Caverns Early On Friday
Arizona isn’t the only desert spot seeing an influx of precipitation lately. Areas in southeastern New Mexico have seen more than 3 inches of rain since Thursday. The threat of flash flooding forced officials at Carlsbad Caverns National Park to close early on Friday.
Sept. 12, 2014
Phoenix Flood Recovery Centers Open For Storm Victims
The City of Phoenix has opened two recovery centers to help flood victims. The centers will be open through Sunday, September 14.
Sept. 12, 2014
Court Requires AZ To Recognize Same Sex Couples Marriage
A US district court judge has ruled in favor of a gay man in Arizona who was denied death benefits after losing his husband to cancer. The ruling only applies to this particular case.
Sept. 12, 2014
Commentary: This Is The Best Phoenix Mercury Ever
D'Andrea: The Phoenix Mercury aren't just seeking their third WNBA Championship. They are on an unending quest for perfection that has elevated their play to record-shattering levels.
Sept. 12, 2014
Recommendations Released For Improving Transportation In Cave Creek, Carefree
Recommendations for improving transportation in Carefree and Cave Creek from the Maricopa Association of Governments focus on things like bike lanes, sidewalks and parking.
Sept. 12, 2014
How The US Geological Survey Measures Water Velocity
A Price Double A Current Meter looks like a yellow submarine, with several spinning cups on top of it, connected to a meter and the USGS uses it to measure water velocity.
Sept. 12, 2014
Did You Know: Sunnyslope Was Once An Area For The Sick
More than a century ago people came to the hot, dry Phoenix climate to recover from all sorts of pulmonary ailments…tuberculosis, for instance. Today, one of the places that was popular back then became a town of its own.
Sept. 12, 2014
USPS Plans To Fully Close Tucson Mail Processing Center
The United States Postal Service is carrying through with its plan to fully close its mail processing operation center in Tucson.
Sept. 12, 2014
Army Corps Of Engineers Investigates Possible Contamination In Residential Properties
They'll be looking at places that were used as shooting ranges during the war. Army officials say more than 36,000 soldiers trained at 15 skeet ranges in the area between 1943 and 1946.
Sept. 12, 2014
Flake And Democratic Senator Star In Discovery Channels Rival Survival
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake is getting a new title: reality TV star. The Discovery Channel recently filmed Flake and Democratic New Mexico Sen. Martin Heinrich as they lived for a week on a deserted island.
Sept. 12, 2014
Report Shows Abortions Down Among 18-, 19-Year-Olds
A new report shows the number of abortions among Arizona residents was up slightly, last year, but among 18- and 19-year-olds, the number of abortions dropped by a third.
Sept. 12, 2014
More Rain In The Forecast For Phoenix
You may want to keep your umbrella handy. The National Weather Service says more rain is in the forecast as early as Friday.
Sept. 12, 2014
Gas Prices Continue Downward Trend
The cost of filling up continues to trend downward. The statewide average price of gas is off 2 cents in the last week, to $3.39 per gallon.
Sept. 12, 2014
Attorneys Awarded $4.4 Million For MCSO Racial Profiling Suit
The judge presiding over the racial profiling case against Maricopa County Sheriff's Office has awarded the plaintiffs attorneys $4.4 million dollars in fees and expenses. Maricopa County must pick up the tab.
Sept. 12, 2014

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