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  • Crashes close several lanes on Interstate 17

    A crash on Interstate 17 is blocking lanes in both directions, the Arizona Department of Public Safety said.
  • Gilbert car chase ends with crash in Coolidge

    A man who led police on a multi-city chase was arrested Friday after crashing in Coolidge, police said.
  • Valley museums offering free admission on Saturday

    Museums nationwide are offering free admission Saturday as part of the Smithsonian's "Museum Day Live!" program and nearly 30 museums throughout Arizona are taking part.
  • TV-PG rating fails to protect children, new study shows

    After analyzing 59 hours of over-the-air primetime programming from last year's ratings sweeps, the Parents Television Council determined shows with a TV-PG rating incorporate content inappropriate for children an average of once every 5.5 minutes.
  • Ticket scams could await Bieber concertgoers

    Anyone still looking to buy tickets for the Justin Bieber concert at arena Saturday night, beware of scams.
  • Fox apologizes for airing suspected carjacker’s shooting

    Shortly after airing live footage of an alleged carjacker apparently shooting himself, Fox News anchor Shepard Smith apologized to viewers.
  • Virtual school aiding families worldwide

    The future of education could be virtual.
  • Weekend freeway restrictions Sept. 28 – Oct. 1

    Drivers in the East Valley will possibly experience heavy delays this weekend.
  • Weekend events for Sept. 28-30

    Looking for something to do this weekend in the Valley? The list below offers a few options.
  • Blog: What makes BASIS schools different

    American K-12 education lags far behind almost every other industrial nation in science, reading and math. According to the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA 2009), the United States ranked 21st in science, 14th in reading, and 30th in math. The October issue of The Atlantic reports that “only 1% of American 4th and 12th-graders […]
  • Which presidential candidate is winning the middle class?

    In what may be a surprise to many, Romney leads Obama by a margin of 14 percentage points among middle-class voters.
  • Social media as job recruitment tool, up in 2012

    92 percent of employee recruiters currently use, or plan to use, social media and networking sites for job recruiting in 2012. Social media is becoming a major tool in job recruitment, and employers and job seekers are having to adjust.
  • EPA cuts Nogales slack on air quality

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency this week agreed with Arizona that the city of Nogales would be in compliance with clean-air standards -- if it wasn't for pollution drifting over from Mexico.
  • School bus accident closes part of State Route 347

    A non-injury collision between a school bus and a car has closed down State Route 347 at West Bowlin Road in Maricopa.
  • Maricopa County home show gets under way

    The Maricopa County Home and Landscape Show begins Friday at the Arizona State Fairgrounds in Phoenix.