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The rocky history of Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Arizona

Some of us will not be working on Monday as it is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, but the holiday was not always recognized in Arizona.
2 years ago
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More than 20 years later, mystery of Phoenix Lights still fascinates people

Wednesday marks the 22nd anniversary of one of the strangest things to ever happen in Arizona, the Phoenix Lights phenomenon.
3 years ago
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Salud! Mark National Margarita Day at these Phoenix-area spots

Get ready for the excuse you needed on a Friday: It's National Margarita Day! Here are some great Phoenix-area spots to grab a drink with tequila.
3 years ago
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Here are 5 Phoenix spots to find pancakes on National Pancake Day

We thought we would put together a list to give you some of the top flapjack places in Phoenix to eat at on National Pancake Day.
3 years ago
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Before he was a senator, John McCain was a war hero and POW

Before U.S. Sen. John McCain went into politics, he was a young man flying fighter planes over Vietnam, where he was shot down and kept as a POW.
3 years ago
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Arizona Sen. John McCain has died of brain cancer at the age of 81

John McCain, a senator and veteran known as "The Maverick," passed away in Arizona at the age of 81 on Saturday evening.
3 years ago
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Arizona Cardinals GM Steve Keim cited for DUI on July 4

Police in the Phoenix suburb of Chandler cited Arizona Cardinals general manager Steve Keim with a DUI over the Fourth of July weekend.
3 years ago
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Light it up: Where to find Fourth of July fireworks in Phoenix area

Looking for the perfect spot to mark the Fourth of July with your family in the Phoenix area? Here is a map of all the fireworks shows around town.
3 years ago
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Red Bull pilot navigates through hot air balloons over Phoenix

Flying as a part of the Red Bull team, pilot Kirby Chambliss used the ultimate backdrop to get some training in early Tuesday morning before the Red Bull Air Race World Championship in October.
4 years ago
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D-backs reach deal with Maricopa County to drop Chase Field suit

Diamondbacks owner Ken Kendrick said the deal paves the way for the team to secure its future in Arizona. With the new agreement, the team will drop its lawsuit and the county will stop paying for stadium upkeep.
4 years ago
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KTAR News wins three Edward R. Murrow Awards, including back-to-back years for overall excellence

The KTAR newsroom won three regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, it was announced Wednesday. KTAR News 92.3 won awards for overall excellence, breaking news coverage and sports reporting.
4 years ago
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What you need to know about Tuesday special election to replace Franks

Some voters in the Phoenix area will head to the polls Tuesday to cast their ballots in a special general election to replace former Republican U.S. Rep. Trent Franks.
4 years ago
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How a statewide walkout would affect teachers financially

Eric Rogers and his wife are both teachers in Phoenix. They live on a tight budget, owe $70,000 in student loans and have a baby on the way.
4 years ago
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KTAR wins Crystal Award for commitment to the community

The National Association of Broadcasters’ awards were presented on Tuesday and KTAR-FM won a Crystal Radio Award for its commitment to community service.
4 years ago
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Griselda Zetino

Arizona teachers share photos of ‘disturbing’ classroom conditions

One teacher posted nearly two-decade-old history books - according to the books, George W. Bush was still the president of the United States, she said.
4 years ago
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Arizona to send 150 National Guard troops to Mexico border

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey tweeted Friday that he would be sending 150 National Guard troops to the Mexican border as part of a proclamation from President Donald Trump.
4 years ago
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World War II airplane tour to touch down near Phoenix next week

Several airplanes used during World War II will be flying in the skies over Phoenix next week and will touch down to let people take tours.
4 years ago
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Top 10 Phoenix-area spots to mark National Burrito Day

Thursday is National Burrito Day. Here are the best spots in the Phoenix area where you can celebrate with the delicious, tortilla-wrapped meal.
4 years ago
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Arizona teachers mulling protest options, including April strike

A group demanding raises for Arizona teachers was considering its protest options this week that could include a strike in the coming weeks.
4 years ago
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Trump signs proclamation to send National Guard to US-Mexico border

President Donald Trump signed a proclamation Wednesday instructing officials to send National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border.
4 years ago
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Arizona House Republicans favor training, arming campus ‘marshals’

Arizona school districts would be able to opt in or out of having a "marshal" on campus, a protection idea that has gained support from Republican leaders, especially House Speaker J.D. Mesnard.
4 years ago
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Final leg of British man’s 15K-mile ‘Forrest Gump’ run to start in Flagstaff

A 200-mile stretch of roadway that begins in Flagstaff is all that separates a British man and his goal of running the same route as Forrest Gump.
4 years ago
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Experts worried by Trump’s repeated threats to end NAFTA over Mexico feud

Valley experts said they were concerned when President Donald Trump threatened to end NAFTA unless Mexico helps control the flow of illegal immigrants.
4 years ago
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Arizona highway patrol officer makes emotional final call before retirement

State trooper Mark Gilberg out of the Kingman district called it a career, and his final radio call was emotional -- and caught on video.
4 years ago