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  • Tempe considers nearly $30M bond election

    Tempe officials are considering a nearly $30 million bond election in November to fund public safety, fix old city buildings and possibly replace the rubber dam at Tempe Town Lake.
  • Former Gabrielle Giffords aide, Ron Barber, wins her seat in special election

    Democrat Ron Barber has won a special House election in southern Arizona to finish the term of former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.
  • Phoenix Fire cancels contract with air-tank maker

    The Phoenix Fire Department is canceling a contract with the manufacturer of the air tanks firefighters use when responding to blazes.
  • ASU student missing in Thailand

    An Arizona State University student traveling with other students in Thailand is missing after going for a late-night swim.
  • Valley has its fill of retail, office space but building continues

    A Valley economist said there is no need to build more office or retail space locally until at least 2015.
  • Special airtanker goes to work right away on wildfires

    One of the nation's two DC-10 airtankers deployed from California to assist in fighting wildfires had a busy first day.
  • Pipeline repairs puts Tombstone water war on hold

    The U.S. Forest Service has issued special permits for Tombstone to fix sections of its water line system, which was heavily damaged in last year's wildfires.
  • Arizona high school graduation rate grows by leaps, bounds

    Arizona high schools have increased their graduation rate by 24 percentage points in the last decade, the biggest increase in the country, according to a national report released Friday.
  • Cardinals open doors for Fan Fest

    The Arizona Cardinals are inviting fans to watch their practice on Wednesday.
  • Gilbert dance crew up for MTV show championship

    It's a battle of the sexes Wednesday on national television and the male side is representing Arizona.
  • McCain: High likelihood of Romney being next president

    There is a good chance that the White House will be trading parties this November, according to Meghan McCain.
  • Data: Sedona ranks among top 20 romantic destinations in US

    The town of Sedona is one of the most romantic cities in the United States, data said.
  • Inmate in one of Maricopa County’s jails dies

    A Phoenix man arrested on a weapons charge died earlier this month in one of Maricopa County's jails _ and the circumstances of his death have been questioned by people close to him.
  • Stolen Book of Mormon recovered

    A rare first-edition copy of the Book of Mormon that was first reported missing in early June, has been recovered by the Mesa Police Department in accordance with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and Maricopa County Attorney's Office.
  • New fire sparked near Grand Canyon

    Fire crews are responding to the newly-sparked Grand Fire on the Kaibab National Forest.
  • Yuma man wanted in murder case arrested at border

    Authorities say a Yuma man wanted in a murder case has been arrested at the southern Arizona border.
  • Jan Brewer issues executive order for SB 1070-related law enforcement training

    Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer issued an executive order Tuesday for all law enforcement personnel to be retrained in the standards necessary to enforce SB 1070, a controversial immigration bill.
  • Arizona mortgage settlement money on hold for now

    The state won't immediately implement a budget provision to spend $50 million from Arizona's share of a foreclosure settlement while the provision is being challenged in court.
  • Senate confirms Arizona jurist to 9th Circuit

    Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – An Arizona Supreme Court justice was confirmed as a U.S. appellate judge Tuesday, despite complaints from conservatives that he influenced the Roe v. Wade ruling while a law clerk four decades ago. The Senate confirmed Andrew David Hurwitz by voice vote, elevating him to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of […]
  • Arizona health group disputes hospital rankings

    A non-profit called the Leapfrog Group recently rated patient safety at Arizona hospitals, evaluating everything from how well-staffed the intensive care unit (ICU) is to how well hospital staff keeps their hands clean.