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  • Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking has died at 76

    Stephen Hawking, whose brilliant mind ranged across time and space though his body was paralyzed by disease, has died, a family spokesman said Wednesday.
  • University of Arizona Educator Henry Koffler dies at 95

    University of Arizona officials said the university's former president Henry Koffler has died at age 95.
  • This Phoenix-area city wants to be first in Arizona to go 100 percent green

    A Phoenix-area city voted to lay out a plan that will allow officials and residents to tackle the problem of global warming head on. 
  • Arizona mom arrested after kids found living in ‘flop house’ for drug users

    A woman was arrested in a northern Arizona town for allegedly neglecting her three children, who were found to be living in a "flop house" for drug users.
  • Meghan McCain is ‘optimistic’ for summer return by father

    Meghan McCain said Tuesday that her father, Sen. John McCain, was doing well as he continues to undergo chemotherapy treatment for brain cancer in Arizona. 
  • Superintendent Douglas says Arizona law would allow armed teachers

    Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas said that Arizona would not need to change any laws to begin arming teachers on campus.
  • Hold your horses: Runaway horse leads man on long chase

    A YouTube video has gained some traction on the internet because of its unusual nature. A runaway horse led a man on a long chase in the Netherlands.
  • ASU group creates moon colony experience for audience

    The seventh annual ASU Emerge event is dedicated to creating a lunar colonization experience for audience members through a museum.
  • University of Arizona paints dire wildfire situation in state’s future

    The amount of land scorched by wildfires annually in Arizona and across North America will increase in the future, a University of Arizona study predicted.
  • Arizona reaches $1M settlement in illegal telemarketing case

    A carpet cleaning company will pay Arizona $1 million in civil penalties in an illegal telemarketing settlement, the state attorney general's office said Tuesday.
  • Arizona court upholds car-rental tax surcharge for sports facilities

    An appellate court decision said a car-rental tax surcharge imposed in Maricopa County to pay for building a football stadium and other sports and recreational facilities was legal.
  • Three dead, one hurt after car crashes into pedestrians in Fountain Hills

    Three people are dead and another was left in critical condition after a car struck a group of pedestrians in Fountain Hills on Tuesday. 
  • Ropes, phone lights used in rescue after deadly bus plunge

    LOXLEY, Ala. (AP) — Lulled asleep by the humming of their Texas-bound charter bus following a trip to Disney World, members of a high school band were jarred awake before dawn Tuesday when the rig ran off a highway and plunged into a deep ravine. One person died, driver Harry Caligone, and about three dozen […]
  • Off Central: D-backs organist plays 21 years for love of music, baseball

    If you've ever attended an Arizona Diamondbacks game at Chase Field in downtown Phoenix, you've heard organist Bobby Freeman working his magic.
  • Dave Ramsey says: Set up plan to efficiently pay off student debt

    Get focused and get started paying off student debt. Control spending -- stick to basic needs and sock away savings. Then begin paying back that loan.