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While temperatures above 110 raise eyebrows, the highs in Phoenix haven’t changed that much in the last 70 years. However, the nighttime temperatures have increased significantly.
Aug. 20, 2018
Currently, 40 percent of lawmakers in Arizona are female, tying it with Vermont for the highest representation of women at a state Capitol. There have only been 39 female governors in U.S. history, and Arizona has four of them, including the first female governor to succeed another women.
Aug. 20, 2018
The intersection at 7th Street and Deer Valley Road closed just before 7:00a a.m. on Monday after a homemade aircraft carrying two people crashed into ongoing traffic.
Aug. 20, 2018
In 1996, the Arizona Water Banking Authority was created as a way to save water for when we might need it. According to Tony Davis, the environmental reporter for the Arizona Daily Star, no infrastructure currently exists to pump this water out.
Aug. 20, 2018
The SunZia project's road to commercial operation is facing a new round of controversy, this time from community groups that fear the transmission line from New Mexico to Arizona will inflict irreparable environmental damage.
Aug. 20, 2018
Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport is seeing more passengers each year. July marked the 10th consecutive month of year-over-year passenger growth. Spokesman Ryan Smith said the airport served about 130,000 passengers last month alone.
Aug. 20, 2018
The director of the University of Arizona's arts program has resigned, citing a culture of racism, discrimination and unfair compensation.
Aug. 20, 2018
Retired teacher Dhamana Shauri shares a story about the first day of school while teaching as part of Arizona Republic's storytelling series.
Aug. 20, 2018
A proposal to create a new nature reserve off the cost of Mexico's Baja California Sur has created tension with fisherman who say making the region a protected area threatens their way of life.
Aug. 20, 2018
The seeds can even germinate while in a snake’s colon. Then, the slithery creatures travel miles and miles before the seeds pass through their digestive system.
Aug. 20, 2018
Two people are dead following the crash of a small home-built plane in north-central Arizona. Investigators are still looking into the cause of the crash.
Aug. 19, 2018
The 93-year-old leader of the Mormon Church is trying to change how people refer to the faith.
Aug. 19, 2018
Talking Stick Resort has been closed for a week now, following last weekend’s flooding and evacuation. The hotel and casino was scheduled to reopen Sunday, but employees need more time to repair damage caused by heavy rains.
Aug. 18, 2018
The sales and marketing director of Backpage.com has pleaded guilty to conspiring to facilitate prostitution.
Aug. 18, 2018
Health officials say an out-of-state visitor may have exposed an untold number of people in Northern Arizona to measles. No new cases have been reported, but that could change.
Aug. 17, 2018
Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Daniel Kiley ruled Thursday that the Clean Energy for a Healthy Arizona initiative must adhere to strict compliance for ballot measures.
Aug. 17, 2018
The Scottsdale Police Department investigated a May 16 incident involving two Mesa Police officers and an armed robbery suspect.
Aug. 17, 2018
No department video exists of the night a rookie Arizona trooper was fatally shot on the job. That’s because the Arizona Department of Public Safety doesn't have body cameras.
Aug. 17, 2018
An Oct. 4 trial date has been set for two Arizona women charged with burglarizing a mosque in Tempe.
Aug. 17, 2018
The state's largest electric company hopes to block a public vote on a renewable energy initiative by charging that initiative organizers purposely submitted signatures that were invalid.
Aug. 17, 2018

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