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  • Poco Fire grows to 8,000 acres

    The Poco Fire east of Payson has grown to more than 8,000 acres and a pair of major power transmission lines that provide energy to Phoenix and Tucson are down for the second day.
  • Gila County issues no-water-use advisory

    Residents in parts of Gila County are being told to not tap into their water.
  • Phoenix Zoo orangutan Duchess diagnosed with terminal cancer

    An orangutan that has lived at the Phoenix Zoo for 50 years is sick with cancer.
  • Tucson police plan to hire more officers

    Tucson officials are hoping to have a highly increased police force by next summer.
  • Babeu: Obama concealing truth in Fast and Furious

    Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu said President Obama's asserting executive privilege to hold back documents in the Fast and Furious gun case is an effort to hide the truth.
  • Arizona midwives want overhaul of state regulations

    Arizona health officials are overhauling the licensing and standard of care for midwives and their clients.
  • Housing development going forward near Gateway Airport

    The first of what could eventually be thousands of homes at the old General Motors proving ground in Mesa goes up next year.
  • Poco smoke blankets Valley

    A layer of haze has people coughing and sneezing Wednesday morning and it's courtesy of the Poco fire east of Payson near Young.
  • Fire restrictions expand at Grand Canyon

    Fire restrictions at the Grand Canyon are expanding to include charcoal fires and the North Rim.
  • Valley attorney questions SB 1070 training

    While the state and nation await the justices' ruling on SB 1070, police agencies around Arizona are being asked to brush up on the immigration law.
  • AT&T introduces live translation service

    For anyone traveling abroad, leave the translation dictionary at home.
  • Good Night

    Well, I can’t believe it, but another giant is gone. For those of you who have lived in Phoenix or virtually anywhere in Arizona, the name Ray Thompson was not just familiar. It meant a local news anchor that had the same level of trust that Walter Cronkite had. He was Channel 3’s first anchorman […]
  • Blake’s Bumps for 06.19.12

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  • Kirk Gibson’s son went through graduation without his Dad and I can relate

    While I can’t claim to understand Kirk Gibson’s relationship with his son, or his own upbringing, I can understand the sentiment. I grew up in Tucson with my Dad, who was decidedly absent at many of my life milestones. My vague memories of high school graduation were of attending alone, picking up my diploma and […]
  • Buckeye police searching for missing woman

    Buckeye police are searching for a woman who has been missing since June 18. Michelle Barrett was last heard from about 1:00 p.m. on June 18. She called and requested a ride from a pharmacy in downtown Buckeye. When family members arrived, Barrett was no longer in the area. Barrett is a 43-year-old white female, […]