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  • Deer Valley schools to offer more female sports

    The Deer Valley Unified School District is one of four in the country to reach an agreement with the U.S. Department of Education to offer more sports programs to female students.
  • Police: Alcohol may have been factor in man hit by train

    Gilbert police are trying to determine if alcohol was a factor in a Tuesday morning accident where 46-year-old Patrick Zenner was ran over by a train.
  • Four Arizona-related companies on most disliked list

    Four companies with ties to Arizona made a list for the most disliked companies in the nation.
  • Ammo that sparked Sunflower Fire prohibited at all times

    The incendiary ammunition that allegedly sparked the Sunflower Fire is banned at all times from forest lands, the Forest Service said in an email.
  • Arizonans leaving town for holiday, but spending less

    This Fourth of July will be one of the biggest travel holidays for Arizonans in 2012.
  • Where to watch fireworks on the Fourth of July

    We all know what the Fourth of July means: celebrating the birth of America with barbeques, friends and fireworks.
  • Movies in a Minute – The Amazing Spiderman

    A young Peter Parker is trying to figure out who he is and starts to learn the story of his parents disappearance when he finds a briefcase that belonged to his father. Bruce St. James said, “It’s a fresh take on a movie you probably remember.” Find out what else Bruce thought of the movie […]
  • Scripture of the Day 07.03.12

    Psalm 40:11 — May your love and your truth always protect me. Follow @KTAR923
  • ‘Salt and ice’ another dangerous challenge attracting kids

    A new teen fad called "the salt and ice challenge" is drawing crowds on social networking sites and YouTube. But like other "challenges," it has proven to be dangerous. And health-care experts are telling parents to talk to their kids about risks.
  • Monsoon expected to arrive for holiday

    The National Weather Service said the Valley can expect its first real monsoon Wednesday.
  • Baby Gabriel’s mom wants charges dropped

    The mother of an Arizona baby missing for more than two years wants a felony child abuse charge against her dropped before her trial begins in September.
  • Phoenix Police divers recover possible murder weapon

    A Phoenix Police dive team has recovered a weapon from a canal near 19th Avenue and Hatcher Road that may have been used in a murder last year.
  • Investigators find severed cable near downed copter

    Authorities probing a deadly helicopter crash in northern Arizona have discovered a severed cable near the crash site and found marks on the rotor blade consistent with hitting a cable.
  • Grocer, Phoenix Fire offer free immunization clinics

    Grocery chain Food City and the Phoenix Fire Department have teamed up to offer free immunization clinics.
  • Backers of Arizona primary change delay filing

    Supporters of a proposed ballot measure to change how Arizona conducts its primary elections are postponing when they'll file petitions to put the issue before voters in November.
  • Freeport McMoRan to pay $6 million for bird deaths

    Freeport-McMoRan Copper and Gold Inc. has agreed to pay $6.8 million to compensate for migratory birds that died when they drank acidic water collecting on waste rock at the Morenci mine in southeastern Arizona.
  • How much sugar is your child consuming for breakfast?

    Though healthy cereals with more whole grain and less sugar are being produced, cereal companies are more aggressively marketing their less healthy products, according to a new report from Yale University.
  • County jail in Prescott expands operations

    The Yavapai County jail in Prescott now is open around the clock.
  • EPA proposing to approve state’s air-quality plan

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to approve Arizona's plan to control sulfur dioxide and soot at three power plants in the state.
  • Home of Mesa’s first black doctor earns historic status

    Racial tensions in the late 1920s forced racial minorities in Mesa to live at the city's northern boundary, just outside the then-city limits.