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Why do we keep building in fire-prone areas? Money is one reason

YORBA LINDA, Calif. – Despite the growing risk of disastrous wildfires in Southern California, thousands of homes are being built in areas that are prone to burning. A proposed development near Yorba Linda offers a look at how such housing projects get approved, and how taxpayers ultimately are on the hook.


Western wildfires will increase because of climate change, UA researchers say

VENTURA, Calif. – In the past year, California has seen two of its largest wildfires in state history. University of Arizona professor, Don Falk, projects the West will see an increase in area burned by these wildfires within the next two decades.


Trump will visit Arizona for the first time since contentious 2017 rally

PHOENIX — President Donald Trump plans rally on behalf of Senate candidate Martha McSally on Friday in Mesa, his first visit since the aftermath of a downtown Phoenix rally led police to deploy rubber bullets on a crowd of protesters.


McSally, Sinema stress voting records during their only Senate debate

PHOENIX – Martha McSally and Kyrsten Sinema attacked each other’s voting records during a live debate Monday night, 22 days before Arizona is elects one of them to the U.S. Senate.


‘Somebody’s going to have to use less’: Colorado River managers grapple with drought plans

PAGE - The seven states along the Colorado River are trying to find a solution to preserve the declining river, which provides water to 40 million people.


Arizona economic groups cheer new trade deal between U.S., Mexico and Canada

PHOENIX – Canada on Sunday agreed to join the United States and Mexico in the trade deal that will replace the North American Free Trade Agreement, and some Arizona officials applauded the decision.


Arizona braces for Rosa, which already has caused flash floods in southern Arizona

PHOENIX – Showers and thunderstorms are expected to last through Wednesday as remnants of Tropical Storm Rosa move Arizona.


Sept. 28, 2018 Newscast | Cronkite News

We look at Sen. Jeff Flake's stance on the Judge Brett Kavanaugh hearing; Arizona mayor candidates meeting for multicultural voters; what will happen to the money from the land and water conservation; and more.


Arizona prosecutor assisting with Kavanaugh hearing faces enormous political pressure

PHOENIX – Maricopa County prosecutor Rachel Mitchell will help question Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh in a Thursday hearing in Washington.


Ducey, Garcia clash over education, border security in first televised debate

PHOENIX – Incumbent Gov. Doug Ducey and Democratic rival David Garcia clashed Monday night over education and border security during a live, televised debate on Arizona PBS.


Southern Arizona wind farm investigated after death of bat, eagle

COCHISE COUNTY – State officials referred Red Horse II Wind Farm to the U.S. Justice Department’s Environmental and Natural Resources Division in connection with the death of a federally protected golden eagle and a lesser long-nosed bat.


Reading the tea leaves: Political pollster explains what to look for

PHOENIX – Arizona’s midterm voter polling numbers show Gov. Ducey and David Garcia are in a close race. Voters should use caution when using polls to interpret the upcoming election.