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Phoenix Zoo Photographer Captures Bear Cub
The Wildlife Conservation Society has discovered, somewhat accidentally it seems, that Andean Bears do not like to have their photos taken.
Oct. 25, 2013
Las Vegas School District Scrambles To Make Space For More Students
This year Nevada’s Clark County School District once again faced record enrollment numbers. It is one of the biggest and fastest growing school districts in the nation. To cope with their growing pains the district has put more and more children into portable classrooms.
Oct. 25, 2013
 Deadly Explosion At Juárez Factory
At least two people died and dozens more were injured after an explosion at a candy factory in the Mexican border city of Juárez.
Oct. 25, 2013
Proposed Money Laundering Legislation Targets Bank Executives
A new bill introduced in the House of Representatives this week would target bank executives if they allow their banks to be used for money laundering.
Oct. 24, 2013
Immigration Activists Look To Deportees For Help
A group of protesters arrested for stopping two buses of immigrant defendants on their way to court are now asking for those defendants to help the protesters in their defense case. But those defendants were deported and the protesters will have to find them.
Oct. 24, 2013
McCain Wants Answers On Release Of Former Cartel Leader
Arizona Sen. John McCain is asking the U.S. State Department to determine why Mexico has released a convicted killer of DEA Agent Enrique "Kiki" Camarena.
Oct. 24, 2013
Light Rail Goes Offline
All light rail trains were motionless for more than an hour Thursday afternoon during an electrical power failure. The outage affected trains across all 20 miles of tracks.
Oct. 24, 2013
Health And Human Services Secretary Visits
Health and Human Service Secretary Kathleen Sebelius was in Phoenix Thursday to visit call centers where people can sign up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act. She addressed concerns about problems with the federal website and calls for her to resign.
Oct. 24, 2013
Arizona Nonprofit Organizations Fined
Two Arizona nonprofit groups have been fined $1 million for campaign finance violations in California. California investigators said the groups are affiliated with the Koch Brothers who have donated millions of dollars to conservative political causes across the country.
Oct. 24, 2013
Mistrial In Doody Retrial
The judge overseeing the retrial of Jonathan Doody declared a mistrial Thursday, meaning Doody will likely face another retrial for his role in the killing of nine people at a West Valley Buddhist temple in 1991.
Oct. 24, 2013
Obama Kick-Starts Stalled Immigration Debate
President Barack Obama called upon Congress on Thursday to re-energize efforts to pass comprehensive immigration reform. The president’s speech came at a difficult time for both his administration and Republicans.
Oct. 24, 2013
PoeFest Delights
Edgar Allen Poe was never afraid to explore the dark side. His poems and stories tell of murder, mourning and reanimation of the dead, and more than 150 years after his death, his fans are still eating it up.
Oct. 24, 2013
Appeals Court Rules On Campaign Contribution Limits
The Arizona Court of Appeals has ordered a lower court judge to reconsider a challenge to higher campaign contribution limits passed by the legislature, and kept the lower limits in place for the time being.
Oct. 24, 2013
NM Supreme Court Hears Arguments On Same-Sex Marriage
The New Mexico Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday morning to decide whether same-sex marriage is legal in the state. However, an immediate ruling is not expected.
Oct. 23, 2013
Nevada Finalizes Rules For Driver
A state legislative committee has approved the final rules for Nevada's Driver’s Authorization Cards, which will allow undocumented immigrants to drive legally in the state.
Oct. 23, 2013
Led By Reverend Cruz, Texas Tea Party Not Swayed By Dropping National Polls
National polls show the Tea Party is losing popularity with moderate voters. But not so much in Cruz’s home state. Back in Texas, it’s not just Ted Cruz but also his father, Rafael, who are drawing crowds of admirers.
Oct. 23, 2013
Judge To Decide Outcome
The trial of a man charged with killing nine people at a suburban Phoenix Buddhist temple appear to be deadlocked. The judge in the case could decide what happens next on Thursday.
Oct. 23, 2013
Secretary Sebelius To Visit Phoenix
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is under pressure to restore confidence in the federal healthcare exchange's dysfunctional website.
Oct. 23, 2013
Bighorn Sheep To Be Relocated
Arizona Game and Fish is preparing to relocate dozens of Bighorn Sheep to the Santa Catalina Mountains near Tucson. The sheep will replace a herd that died out in that area almost 20 years ago.
Oct. 23, 2013
Tom Horne Allegations May Affect Political Standing
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne has been under nearly constant fire, mostly related to accusations that he violated campaign finance laws, though some have been of a more personal nature.
Oct. 23, 2013

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