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  • Roof-rat activity increases in cooler weather

    As roof-rat activity begins to increase, Maricopa County Environmental Services is urging residents to clear their trees of citrus fruit.
  • Tempe Oktoberfest gets under way Friday

    It's that time of year: Oktoberfest at Tempe Town Lake is back.
  • Arizona continues trend of fewer babies

    Arizona women had fewer babies in 2011 for the fifth straight year.
  • Weekend events for Oct. 12-14

    Looking for something to do this weekend in the Valley? The list below offers a few options.
  • Weekend freeway restrictions Oct. 12-15

    Drivers around the Valley can expect a relatively restriction-free weekend.
  • Consultant: Negative political mailers here to stay

    Your mailbox is probably filled with them: Print ads attacking one political candidate without ever mentioning the name of the candidate that they support.
  • Tornado anniversary brings unity to Arizona town

    Tornadoes are rare in Arizona, but people in one community near Flagstaff remember when they were struck by two twisters on the same day.
  • Vice Presidential Debate: Talk the Vote Live with Rob and Chuck

    KTAR’s Rob Hunter and Chuck Powell gave their opinions on the good and the bad immediately following the Vice Presidential debate Thursday.
  • Biden To Ryan: ‘Oh, now you’re Jack Kennedy?’

    Oh no he didn't!
  • Remembering 2010 hail storm

    The two-year anniversary of a massive hail storm in the Valley was just a few days ago, so we scoured YouTube to find a video that captured the intensity of the storm.
  • Talk the Vote: ‘Thrill in the Ville’ is a draw

    The grades are in from KTAR's "Talk the Vote," and it looks like Republican candidate Paul Ryan and Democratic Joe Biden were about even in the only vice presidential debate of 2012.
  • Don’t Ask For a Murphy Visit

    Question: Eric on Twitter asks if there’s ever a time to dip into his emergency fund in order to pay off his home early. Dave says it depends. Answer: Only if it were a very small amount and if the emergency fund was too big and you were just going to take a little bit […]
  • MCSO graduates 20 veterans into agency

    Twenty veterans of four military branches were graduated to detention officers on Thursday, the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office said.
  • Jhessye Shockley missing for one year

    Thursday marked the one-year anniversary of the day that an investigation into the disappearance of Jhessye Shockley began.
  • Chandler, Mesa among top tech start-up cities

    There are a lot of new faces in the Valley.