• Digital Enterprise Stories - PetsMore>>

  • LIST: Top 10 dog parks in the Valley

    LIST: Top 10 dog parks in the Valley

    Saturday, August 26 2017 4:00 AM EDT2017-08-26 08:00:10 GMT
    (123RF/DAMEEDESO)(123RF/DAMEEDESO)

    The four-legged companion in your life deserves a little fun with friends, and you deserve the smiles that come along with it.

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    The four-legged companion in your life deserves a little fun with friends, and you deserve the smiles that come along with it.

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  • Digital Enterprise Stories - SportsMore>>

  • Highest paid Arizona athletes

    Highest paid Arizona athletes

    Thursday, October 19 2017 8:00 AM EDT2017-10-19 12:00:38 GMT
    (Source: The Associated Press)(Source: The Associated Press)

    Playing sports is a fun job but it’s still a job. And athletes, just like everyone else, want to get paid.

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    Playing sports is a fun job but it’s still a job. And athletes, just like everyone else, want to get paid.

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  • Where to watch your favorite NFL team in the Valley

    Where to watch your favorite NFL team in the Valley

    Thursday, September 7 2017 11:29 PM EDT2017-09-08 03:29:35 GMT
    Bars all over the Valley cater to fans other than the Arizona Cardinals. (Source: Instagram/Facebook)Bars all over the Valley cater to fans other than the Arizona Cardinals. (Source: Instagram/Facebook)

    The Valley of the Sun is also the Valley of Transplants and not everyone wants to go to a bar where it's a sea of red.

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    The Valley of the Sun is also the Valley of Transplants and not everyone wants to go to a bar where it's a sea of red.

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  • Digital Enterprise Stories - NovemberMore>>

  • When, where to go Black Friday shopping around the Phoenix area

    When, where to go Black Friday shopping around the Phoenix area

    Monday, November 20 2017 5:01 AM EST2017-11-20 10:01:31 GMT
    (Source: AP Images)(Source: AP Images)

    Black Friday is just around the corner and that means stores, malls and outlets are unveiling their plans for the most critical days of the holiday shopping season.

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    Black Friday is just around the corner and that means stores, malls and outlets are unveiling their plans for the most critical days of the holiday shopping season.

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  • What's in a name: Show Low

    What's in a name: Show Low

    Saturday, November 18 2017 9:27 PM EST2017-11-19 02:27:51 GMT
    The city of Show Low sign welcomes visitors. 5 Nov. 2017 (Source: Show Low Chamber of Commerce)The city of Show Low sign welcomes visitors. 5 Nov. 2017 (Source: Show Low Chamber of Commerce)

    Show Low was named after a marathon poker game played between two early settlers. They decided there wasn’t enough room for both of them in the community and agreed to let a game of cards decide who was to get the 100,000 acre ranch and who was to move on. 

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    Show Low was named after a marathon poker game played between two early settlers. They decided there wasn’t enough room for both of them in the community and agreed to let a game of cards decide who was to get the 100,000 acre ranch and who was to move on. 

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  • Arizona's Family holiday recipe book - Table of contents

    Arizona's Family holiday recipe book - Table of contents

    From soups to side dishes, appetizers to desserts and, of course, a drink or two, check out these fantastic holiday recipes -- from our family to yours!

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    From soups to side dishes, appetizers to desserts and, of course, a drink or two, check out these fantastic holiday recipes -- from our family to yours!

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  • Digital Enterprise Stories - SeptMore>>

  • Top one-hit wonders now looping on our mental radio

    Top one-hit wonders now looping on our mental radio

    Monday, September 25 2017 3:00 PM EDT2017-09-25 19:00:13 GMT
    (Source: piksel, dolgachov, Antonio Guillem and Vadim Guzhva via 123RF)(Source: piksel, dolgachov, Antonio Guillem and Vadim Guzhva via 123RF)

    We love one-hit wonders so much that somebody somewhere dedicated an entire day for us to celebrate these earworms. Yes, Sept. 25 is National One-Hit Wonder Day. It's a thing

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    We love one-hit wonders so much that somebody somewhere dedicated an entire day for us to celebrate these earworms. Yes, Sept. 25 is National One-Hit Wonder Day. It's a thing

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  • 8 states Arizona residents originally come from

    8 states Arizona residents originally come from

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 9:00 AM EDT2017-09-20 13:00:12 GMT
    (Skylines from L to R: San Francisco, Phoenix, Chicago, Dallas, Oklahoma, file photos AP)(Skylines from L to R: San Francisco, Phoenix, Chicago, Dallas, Oklahoma, file photos AP)

    We have compiled a list of states where many Arizona residents come from. There are some few surprises in this list.

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    We have compiled a list of states where many Arizona residents come from. There are some few surprises in this list.

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  • Say cheese! A look at some of the best cheeseburgers around town

    Say cheese! A look at some of the best cheeseburgers around town

    Monday, September 18 2017 2:25 PM EDT2017-09-18 18:25:18 GMT

    Sometimes there's nothing that will satisfy like a good old-fashioned cheeseburger. On this National Cheeseburger Day, America’s favorite sandwich is honored and celebrated. We take a bite out of the Valley's culinary scene to find some of the best cheeseburgers around.

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    Sometimes there's nothing that will satisfy like a good old-fashioned cheeseburger. On this National Cheeseburger Day, America’s favorite sandwich is honored and celebrated. We take a bite out of the Valley's culinary scene to find some of the best cheeseburgers around.

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  • Digital Enterprise StoriesMore>>

  • When, where to go Black Friday shopping around the Phoenix area

    When, where to go Black Friday shopping around the Phoenix area

    Monday, November 20 2017 5:01 AM EST2017-11-20 10:01:31 GMT
    (Source: AP Images)(Source: AP Images)

    Black Friday is just around the corner and that means stores, malls and outlets are unveiling their plans for the most critical days of the holiday shopping season.

    More >

    Black Friday is just around the corner and that means stores, malls and outlets are unveiling their plans for the most critical days of the holiday shopping season.

    More >
  • What's in a name: Show Low

    What's in a name: Show Low

    Saturday, November 18 2017 9:27 PM EST2017-11-19 02:27:51 GMT
    The city of Show Low sign welcomes visitors. 5 Nov. 2017 (Source: Show Low Chamber of Commerce)The city of Show Low sign welcomes visitors. 5 Nov. 2017 (Source: Show Low Chamber of Commerce)

    Show Low was named after a marathon poker game played between two early settlers. They decided there wasn’t enough room for both of them in the community and agreed to let a game of cards decide who was to get the 100,000 acre ranch and who was to move on. 

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    Show Low was named after a marathon poker game played between two early settlers. They decided there wasn’t enough room for both of them in the community and agreed to let a game of cards decide who was to get the 100,000 acre ranch and who was to move on. 

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  • Arizona's Family holiday recipe book - Table of contents

    Arizona's Family holiday recipe book - Table of contents

    From soups to side dishes, appetizers to desserts and, of course, a drink or two, check out these fantastic holiday recipes -- from our family to yours!

    More >

    From soups to side dishes, appetizers to desserts and, of course, a drink or two, check out these fantastic holiday recipes -- from our family to yours!

    More >
  • 10 restaurants open on Thanksgiving Day in the Phoenix area

    10 restaurants open on Thanksgiving Day in the Phoenix area

    Friday, November 17 2017 9:46 AM EST2017-11-17 14:46:42 GMT

    Thanksgiving Day is approaching fast. For those who have to work on the holiday or just want to leave the cooking to someone else, we've got a list of 10 Phoenix area restaurants serving a Thanksgiving feast so you don't have to!

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    Thanksgiving Day is approaching fast. For those who have to work on the holiday or just want to leave the cooking to someone else, we've got a list of 10 Phoenix area restaurants serving a Thanksgiving feast so you don't have to!

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  • National Unfriend Day: The time to trim your friends list

    National Unfriend Day: The time to trim your friends list

    Friday, November 17 2017 7:45 AM EST2017-11-17 12:45:22 GMT
    (Source: AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)(Source: AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

    It's now somewhat of an annual holiday: National Unfriend Day. Here are the six types of people you should unfriend on Facebook.

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    It's now somewhat of an annual holiday: National Unfriend Day. Here are the six types of people you should unfriend on Facebook.

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  • Any way you slice it, these are some of the tastiest pizzas in town

    Any way you slice it, these are some of the tastiest pizzas in town

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 9:26 PM EST2017-11-16 02:26:30 GMT
    (Source: Lou Malnati's)(Source: Lou Malnati's)

    When folks think "Arizona," they might not always think "pizza." Chips and salsa? Sure. Tamales? You bet. But pizza? Turns out, our state is making a real name for itself in the pizza world.  

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    When folks think "Arizona," they might not always think "pizza." Chips and salsa? Sure. Tamales? You bet. But pizza? Turns out, our state is making a real name for itself in the pizza world.  

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  • Winter wonderland: Where to go for an Arizona snow adventure

    Winter wonderland: Where to go for an Arizona snow adventure

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 7:37 AM EST2017-11-14 12:37:29 GMT
    Not many people think of Arizona as a winter wonderland but Arizonans know there are plenty of places around the state that offer a fun-filled snow adventure. (Source: Snowbowl, Pinal County, Forest Services)Not many people think of Arizona as a winter wonderland but Arizonans know there are plenty of places around the state that offer a fun-filled snow adventure. (Source: Snowbowl, Pinal County, Forest Services)

    Not many people think of Arizona as a winter wonderland but Arizonans know there are plenty of places around the state that offer a fun-filled snow adventure.

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    Not many people think of Arizona as a winter wonderland but Arizonans know there are plenty of places around the state that offer a fun-filled snow adventure.

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  • Best places to pick up a holiday pie

    Best places to pick up a holiday pie

    Friday, November 10 2017 8:00 AM EST2017-11-10 13:00:46 GMT
    (Source: Pie Snob)(Source: Pie Snob)

    It's all about unexpected flavors when it comes to pies this Thanksgiving. Of course, we all want to see the traditional pumpkin, apple and pecan pies in any Turkey Day spread. But what about Salted Caramel Cream? Pear Cranberry Walnut Streusel? Banana Praline? 

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    It's all about unexpected flavors when it comes to pies this Thanksgiving. Of course, we all want to see the traditional pumpkin, apple and pecan pies in any Turkey Day spread. But what about Salted Caramel Cream? Pear Cranberry Walnut Streusel? Banana Praline? 

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  • Best places to pick up a holiday meal around Phoenix

    Best places to pick up a holiday meal around Phoenix

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 5:00 AM EST2017-11-07 10:00:18 GMT
    A go-to holiday meal is an oven-roasted turkey. (Source: AP Images)A go-to holiday meal is an oven-roasted turkey. (Source: AP Images)

    The holiday season is here and that means some easy, quick holiday meals available for pick up, delivery or catering at several restaurants in the Phoenix-metro area.

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    The holiday season is here and that means some easy, quick holiday meals available for pick up, delivery or catering at several restaurants in the Phoenix-metro area.

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  • Celebrate Boston Cream Pie Day with this fantastic recipe! (and a little history lesson)

    Celebrate Boston Cream Pie Day with this fantastic recipe! (and a little history lesson)

    Monday, October 23 2017 3:10 PM EDT2017-10-23 19:10:32 GMT
    (Source: JBS BOX via Allrecipes.com)(Source: JBS BOX via Allrecipes.com)

    "Let’s celebrate the cake with an identity crisis! Boston Cream Pie is a chocolate frosted, custard filled cake that is loved by millions."

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    "Let’s celebrate the cake with an identity crisis! Boston Cream Pie is a chocolate frosted, custard filled cake that is loved by millions."

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  • Flashback! Celebrating some of Phoenix's oldest businesses that are still open today

    Flashback! Celebrating some of Phoenix's oldest businesses that are still open today

    Friday, October 20 2017 8:00 AM EDT2017-10-20 12:00:45 GMT
    (Source: Facebook)(Source: Facebook)

    Arizona's local businesses are one of the best things about this state. Some of Arizona's most iconic local businesses have been around since as far back as the early 1900's.

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    Arizona's local businesses are one of the best things about this state. Some of Arizona's most iconic local businesses have been around since as far back as the early 1900's.

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  • Highest paid Arizona athletes

    Highest paid Arizona athletes

    Thursday, October 19 2017 8:00 AM EDT2017-10-19 12:00:38 GMT
    (Source: The Associated Press)(Source: The Associated Press)

    Playing sports is a fun job but it’s still a job. And athletes, just like everyone else, want to get paid.

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    Playing sports is a fun job but it’s still a job. And athletes, just like everyone else, want to get paid.

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  • 10 kid-friendly Halloween events in Phoenix

    10 kid-friendly Halloween events in Phoenix

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 8:11 AM EDT2017-10-18 12:11:53 GMT
    (Source: Visit Phoenix, Theater Works, 3TV/CBS 5, City of Goodyear & Phoenix Zoo)(Source: Visit Phoenix, Theater Works, 3TV/CBS 5, City of Goodyear & Phoenix Zoo)

    We have compiled 10 kid-friendly Halloween events where Arizona families can enjoy. 

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    We have compiled 10 kid-friendly Halloween events where Arizona families can enjoy. 

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  • What's in a name: Vulture Mine

    What's in a name: Vulture Mine

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 12:17 PM EDT2017-10-11 16:17:21 GMT
    The ghost town of Vulture City. (Source: Eric Zotcavage)The ghost town of Vulture City. (Source: Eric Zotcavage)

    The Vulture Mine, Vulture City, Wickenburg and Phoenix are bound together by line of events that unfolded over 150 years ago in the Arizona desert.  

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    The Vulture Mine, Vulture City, Wickenburg and Phoenix are bound together by line of events that unfolded over 150 years ago in the Arizona desert.  

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  • Fun, scare-tastic Halloween events in Phoenix area for grown-ups

    Fun, scare-tastic Halloween events in Phoenix area for grown-ups

    Monday, October 9 2017 5:22 AM EDT2017-10-09 09:22:27 GMT
    (Source: HauntedHotelBall.com)(Source: HauntedHotelBall.com)

    Halloween is just around the corner, and if you’re craving an assortment of exciting and horror-filled events, the Valley serves up more than enough choices.

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    Halloween is just around the corner, and if you’re craving an assortment of exciting and horror-filled events, the Valley serves up more than enough choices.

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  • Yum! Best 6 Phoenix-area tacos

    Yum! Best 6 Phoenix-area tacos

    Wednesday, October 4 2017 9:14 PM EDT2017-10-05 01:14:42 GMT

    We ask, and you answered: Where are the best tacos in Phoenix? One or more of these places are sure to satisfy your craving.

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    We ask, and you answered: Where are the best tacos in Phoenix? One or more of these places are sure to satisfy your craving.

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  • Unusual names of Arizona places

    Unusual names of Arizona places

    Tuesday, October 3 2017 8:00 AM EDT2017-10-03 12:00:35 GMT
    There more than a dozen places that have odd names in Arizona. (Source: Wikipedia)There more than a dozen places that have odd names in Arizona. (Source: Wikipedia)

    Arizona was part of the Wild West when it first became a territory and some even today describe the state as just that. Some the names for places in Arizona are pretty wild, too. Or weird.

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    Arizona was part of the Wild West when it first became a territory and some even today describe the state as just that. Some the names for places in Arizona are pretty wild, too. Or weird.

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  • Top one-hit wonders now looping on our mental radio

    Top one-hit wonders now looping on our mental radio

    Monday, September 25 2017 3:00 PM EDT2017-09-25 19:00:13 GMT
    (Source: piksel, dolgachov, Antonio Guillem and Vadim Guzhva via 123RF)(Source: piksel, dolgachov, Antonio Guillem and Vadim Guzhva via 123RF)

    We love one-hit wonders so much that somebody somewhere dedicated an entire day for us to celebrate these earworms. Yes, Sept. 25 is National One-Hit Wonder Day. It's a thing

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    We love one-hit wonders so much that somebody somewhere dedicated an entire day for us to celebrate these earworms. Yes, Sept. 25 is National One-Hit Wonder Day. It's a thing

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  • 8 states Arizona residents originally come from

    8 states Arizona residents originally come from

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 9:00 AM EDT2017-09-20 13:00:12 GMT
    (Skylines from L to R: San Francisco, Phoenix, Chicago, Dallas, Oklahoma, file photos AP)(Skylines from L to R: San Francisco, Phoenix, Chicago, Dallas, Oklahoma, file photos AP)

    We have compiled a list of states where many Arizona residents come from. There are some few surprises in this list.

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    We have compiled a list of states where many Arizona residents come from. There are some few surprises in this list.

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  • Say cheese! A look at some of the best cheeseburgers around town

    Say cheese! A look at some of the best cheeseburgers around town

    Monday, September 18 2017 2:25 PM EDT2017-09-18 18:25:18 GMT

    Sometimes there's nothing that will satisfy like a good old-fashioned cheeseburger. On this National Cheeseburger Day, America’s favorite sandwich is honored and celebrated. We take a bite out of the Valley's culinary scene to find some of the best cheeseburgers around.

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    Sometimes there's nothing that will satisfy like a good old-fashioned cheeseburger. On this National Cheeseburger Day, America’s favorite sandwich is honored and celebrated. We take a bite out of the Valley's culinary scene to find some of the best cheeseburgers around.

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  • Where to watch your favorite NFL team in the Valley

    Where to watch your favorite NFL team in the Valley

    Thursday, September 7 2017 11:29 PM EDT2017-09-08 03:29:35 GMT
    Bars all over the Valley cater to fans other than the Arizona Cardinals. (Source: Instagram/Facebook)Bars all over the Valley cater to fans other than the Arizona Cardinals. (Source: Instagram/Facebook)

    The Valley of the Sun is also the Valley of Transplants and not everyone wants to go to a bar where it's a sea of red.

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    The Valley of the Sun is also the Valley of Transplants and not everyone wants to go to a bar where it's a sea of red.

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  • Top 5 Scottsdale Dive Bars

    Top 5 Scottsdale Dive Bars

    Wednesday, August 30 2017 3:00 AM EDT2017-08-30 07:00:11 GMT
    Top 5 Scottsdale dive bars. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5 News)Top 5 Scottsdale dive bars. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5 News)

    When one thinks of drinking establishments in Scottsdale – dive bars usually don’t immediately come to mind. 

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    When one thinks of drinking establishments in Scottsdale – dive bars usually don’t immediately come to mind. 

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  • LIST: Top 10 dog parks in the Valley

    LIST: Top 10 dog parks in the Valley

    Saturday, August 26 2017 4:00 AM EDT2017-08-26 08:00:10 GMT
    (123RF/DAMEEDESO)(123RF/DAMEEDESO)

    The four-legged companion in your life deserves a little fun with friends, and you deserve the smiles that come along with it.

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    The four-legged companion in your life deserves a little fun with friends, and you deserve the smiles that come along with it.

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  • What's in a name: The Apache Trail

    What's in a name: The Apache Trail

    Saturday, August 19 2017 8:00 PM EDT2017-08-20 00:00:13 GMT
    SR88 is better known as, The Apache Trail. (Source: 3 TV/CBS 5)SR88 is better known as, The Apache Trail. (Source: 3 TV/CBS 5)

    Now the link between Apache Junction and Roosevelt Lake, the Apache Trail, also known as State Route 88, was once just a path used first by Native Americans to traverse the rugged range we know as the Superstition Mountains.

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    Now the link between Apache Junction and Roosevelt Lake, the Apache Trail, also known as State Route 88, was once just a path used first by Native Americans to traverse the rugged range we know as the Superstition Mountains.

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  • Books every Arizonan should read

    Books every Arizonan should read

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 8:00 PM EDT2017-08-17 00:00:15 GMT
    (Source: Amazon)(Source: Amazon)

    Arizona may not have a deep connection with a famous author like Mark Twain is to Missouri or Stephen King is to Maine but nonetheless, there are plenty of good reads available that are based in, based on or based around the Grand Canyon State.

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    Arizona may not have a deep connection with a famous author like Mark Twain is to Missouri or Stephen King is to Maine but nonetheless, there are plenty of good reads available that are based in, based on or based around the Grand Canyon State.

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  • Grub on the go! Some of the Valley's best food trucks

    Grub on the go! Some of the Valley's best food trucks

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 9:29 AM EDT2017-08-16 13:29:37 GMT
    (Source Waffle Love)(Source Waffle Love)

    Sometimes the best restaurants are on wheels. The Valley has a booming food truck trade, and there's a reason why these mobile eateries have become so popular. 

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    Sometimes the best restaurants are on wheels. The Valley has a booming food truck trade, and there's a reason why these mobile eateries have become so popular. 

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  • PHOTOS: Back-to-school with the AZ Family

    PHOTOS: Back-to-school with the AZ Family

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 9:35 AM EDT2017-08-15 13:35:13 GMT

    As parents take their children back to school this month, some of our own anchors and reporters are taking us back to their grade school days.

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    As parents take their children back to school this month, some of our own anchors and reporters are taking us back to their grade school days.

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  • What's in a name: Tubac

    What's in a name: Tubac

    Saturday, August 12 2017 8:00 PM EDT2017-08-13 00:00:13 GMT
    (Source: TubacAZ.com)(Source: TubacAZ.com)

    A short 45-minute drive south of Tucson on Interstate19  brings you to a spot that was once the most remote part of the Spanish Empire's New World on this continent.

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    A short 45-minute drive south of Tucson on Interstate19  brings you to a spot that was once the most remote part of the Spanish Empire's New World on this continent.

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  • You know you grew up in the Valley when...

    You know you grew up in the Valley when...

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 11:31 PM EDT2017-08-10 03:31:41 GMT
    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    It can be hard to find true Arizona locals. A lot of people who live here moved from some other state, usually to escape those pesky seasons. Only locals will remember these things about our beloved state.

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    It can be hard to find true Arizona locals. A lot of people who live here moved from some other state, usually to escape those pesky seasons. Only locals will remember these things about our beloved state.

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  • 10 Phoenix restaurants where kids eat free

    10 Phoenix restaurants where kids eat free

    Monday, August 7 2017 1:47 PM EDT2017-08-07 17:47:30 GMT
    Source: Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers, NYPD Pizza, & Chelsea's Kitchen)Source: Cold Beers & Cheeseburgers, NYPD Pizza, & Chelsea's Kitchen)

    Here are 10 restaurants in the Valley where children can eat for free. 

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    Here are 10 restaurants in the Valley where children can eat for free. 

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  • International Beer Day: 10 snacks to pair with your brew

    International Beer Day: 10 snacks to pair with your brew

    Friday, August 4 2017 6:18 AM EDT2017-08-04 10:18:05 GMT
    (Source: allrecipes.com)(Source: allrecipes.com)

    While having a beer might just be all you need to join in on International Beer Day celebrations today, sometimes washing a snack down with your choice of beer makes the occasion all the more fun. 

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    While having a beer might just be all you need to join in on International Beer Day celebrations today, sometimes washing a snack down with your choice of beer makes the occasion all the more fun. 

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  • Best happy hour specials in the Valley

    Best happy hour specials in the Valley

    Thursday, August 3 2017 7:02 AM EDT2017-08-03 11:02:21 GMT
    (Source: Instagram/Facebook)(Source: Instagram/Facebook)

    Who doesn’t love a good happy hour? It’s day time but still acceptable to have a drink. It’s not dinner time yet but still a good time to snack on a small plate. It really is the perfect way to start the night or just end your work day. 

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    Who doesn’t love a good happy hour? It’s day time but still acceptable to have a drink. It’s not dinner time yet but still a good time to snack on a small plate. It really is the perfect way to start the night or just end your work day. 

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  • QUIZ: Can you name these Valley towns?

    QUIZ: Can you name these Valley towns?

    Monday, July 31 2017 2:01 PM EDT2017-07-31 18:01:57 GMT
    Can you name any of these towns? (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Can you name any of these towns? (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    3TV and CBS 5 wants to test your knowledge to see if you know the cities within the Valley.

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    3TV and CBS 5 wants to test your knowledge to see if you know the cities within the Valley.

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  • 5 recipes for National Cheesecake Day + 1 tasty tidbit

    5 recipes for National Cheesecake Day + 1 tasty tidbit

    Sunday, July 30 2017 7:47 AM EDT2017-07-30 11:47:09 GMT
    (Source: AllRecipes.com)(Source: AllRecipes.com)

    Check out these recipes in honor of National Cheesecake Day!

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    Check out these recipes in honor of National Cheesecake Day!

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  • 13 recipes to help you celebrate National Lasagna Day!

    13 recipes to help you celebrate National Lasagna Day!

    Saturday, July 29 2017 8:00 PM EDT2017-07-30 00:00:16 GMT
    (Source: Meredith)(Source: Meredith)

    In honor of this most auspicious of foodie holidays, we put together a list of amazing recipes. From traditional to vegetarian to vegan, we put a lot of effort into finding a little something for everyone.

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    In honor of this most auspicious of foodie holidays, we put together a list of amazing recipes. From traditional to vegetarian to vegan, we put a lot of effort into finding a little something for everyone.

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  • What's in a name: Piestewa Peak

    What's in a name: Piestewa Peak

    Saturday, July 29 2017 8:00 PM EDT2017-07-30 00:00:15 GMT
    Piestewa Peak hiking trailhead. (Source--3TV/CBS5)Piestewa Peak hiking trailhead. (Source--3TV/CBS5)

    Standing tall at 2,610 feet, the second-highest mountain in the Phoenix Mountains bears the name of a woman who only knew that particular peak by a name that may have offended her. 

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    Standing tall at 2,610 feet, the second-highest mountain in the Phoenix Mountains bears the name of a woman who only knew that particular peak by a name that may have offended her. 

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  • SLIDESHOW: Celebrities from Arizona

    SLIDESHOW: Celebrities from Arizona

    Friday, July 28 2017 7:00 AM EDT2017-07-28 11:00:23 GMT
    (Source: The Associated Press/123RF Stock Photo)(Source: The Associated Press/123RF Stock Photo)

    Arizona is the Grand Canyon State and is known for its natural beauty. But its star power should also be noticed. 

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    Arizona is the Grand Canyon State and is known for its natural beauty. But its star power should also be noticed. 

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  • Arizona adventures: 10 awesome day trips from Phoenix

    Arizona adventures: 10 awesome day trips from Phoenix

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 3:00 PM EDT2017-07-26 19:00:19 GMT
    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    There are plenty of amazing things to see in Arizona and of these sites require little more than a full tank of gas and a free day to explore.

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    There are plenty of amazing things to see in Arizona and of these sites require little more than a full tank of gas and a free day to explore.

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  • Top places in the Valley for tequila

    Top places in the Valley for tequila

    Monday, July 24 2017 7:00 AM EDT2017-07-24 11:00:29 GMT
    (Source: Instagram)(Source: Instagram)

    The Phoenix area is a prime spot for connoisseurs of the drink.

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    The Phoenix area is a prime spot for connoisseurs of the drink.

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  • What's in a name: Fort Huachuca

    What's in a name: Fort Huachuca

    Saturday, July 22 2017 8:00 PM EDT2017-07-23 00:00:17 GMT
    Fort Huachuca was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1977. (17 July 2017) [Source: City Sierra Vista]Fort Huachuca was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1977. (17 July 2017) [Source: City Sierra Vista]

    This time of year, monsoon storms make regular afternoon appearances in the southern part of the state. The Apaches named the mountains there Huachuca, which means "place of thunder."

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    This time of year, monsoon storms make regular afternoon appearances in the southern part of the state. The Apaches named the mountains there Huachuca, which means "place of thunder."

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  • Game On: 5 of the coolest arcade destinations in the Valley

    Game On: 5 of the coolest arcade destinations in the Valley

    Thursday, July 20 2017 5:22 AM EDT2017-07-20 09:22:02 GMT
    Bonus Round in Phoenix. (Source: brphx.com)Bonus Round in Phoenix. (Source: brphx.com)

    Whether you're a nostalgia junkie or a hardcore gamer, arcades can be more than just a fun outing -- they can be an escape from the mundane. Luckily, the Valley area is big on gaming too and has a number of arcades to satisfy your penchant for competition.

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    Whether you're a nostalgia junkie or a hardcore gamer, arcades can be more than just a fun outing -- they can be an escape from the mundane. Luckily, the Valley area is big on gaming too and has a number of arcades to satisfy your penchant for competition.

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  • National Hot Dog Day: Top dogs around the Valley

    National Hot Dog Day: Top dogs around the Valley

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 9:17 AM EDT2017-07-19 13:17:37 GMT

    Hot diggity DOG! During these dog days of summer, sometimes nothing satisfies your craving for summer picnic food like good old fashioned hot dogs. We did some research and asked around to find some of the tastiest, most unique dogs in the Valley.  

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    Hot diggity DOG! During these dog days of summer, sometimes nothing satisfies your craving for summer picnic food like good old fashioned hot dogs. We did some research and asked around to find some of the tastiest, most unique dogs in the Valley.  

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  • Here's the scoop: Best spots for Valley ice cream

    Here's the scoop: Best spots for Valley ice cream

    Sunday, July 16 2017 8:00 AM EDT2017-07-16 12:00:16 GMT
    The Phoenix area is full of ice cream shops. (Source: Instagram)The Phoenix area is full of ice cream shops. (Source: Instagram)

    There's nothing like diving into a nice bowl of ice cream on a hot day. Or an ice cream cone. We're not picky. And there are many hot days in the Valley of the Sun, especially during the summer. 

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    There's nothing like diving into a nice bowl of ice cream on a hot day. Or an ice cream cone. We're not picky. And there are many hot days in the Valley of the Sun, especially during the summer.

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  • Staying cool: How motorcycle officers survive the scorching Arizona heat

    Staying cool: How motorcycle officers survive the scorching Arizona heat

    Friday, July 14 2017 7:00 AM EDT2017-07-14 11:00:50 GMT
    Staying cool in the Arizona sun for a motorcycle officer is no easy task, especially in the triple-digit heat. Experienced officers do have a few tricks up their sleeves, however. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5/WLBT/AP Images/Chandler PD)Staying cool in the Arizona sun for a motorcycle officer is no easy task, especially in the triple-digit heat. Experienced officers do have a few tricks up their sleeves, however. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5/WLBT/AP Images/Chandler PD)

    Staying cool in the Arizona sun for a motorcycle officer is no easy task, especially in the triple-digit heat. Experienced officers do have a few tricks up their sleeves, however.

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    Staying cool in the Arizona sun for a motorcycle officer is no easy task, especially in the triple-digit heat. Experienced officers do have a few tricks up their sleeves, however.

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  • Top 10 indoor places to go to during the Valley summer

    Top 10 indoor places to go to during the Valley summer

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 5:20 PM EDT2017-07-12 21:20:26 GMT
    There are several spots in the Valley where you can stay inside and still have fun. (Source: Facebook/Instagram)There are several spots in the Valley where you can stay inside and still have fun. (Source: Facebook/Instagram)

    Everyone knows it’s hot in the summer in Arizona. That’s why it’s better to stay indoors during the summer where it’s cool and you don’t have worry about getting sun burnt.

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    Everyone knows it’s hot in the summer in Arizona. That’s why it’s better to stay indoors during the summer where it’s cool and you don’t have worry about getting sun burnt.

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  • National Piña Colada Day, best places to get one in Phoenix

    National Piña Colada Day, best places to get one in Phoenix

    Monday, July 10 2017 4:37 PM EDT2017-07-10 20:37:11 GMT

    July 10 is National Piña Colada Day. To celebrate, we have compiled the best places to get the drink in the Valley. 

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    July 10 is National Piña Colada Day. To celebrate, we have compiled the best places to get the drink in the Valley. 

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  • Destination Arizona: Crown King

    Destination Arizona: Crown King

    Friday, July 7 2017 11:29 PM EDT2017-07-08 03:29:49 GMT
    Crown King General Store. (7 July 2017) [Source: E. Zotcavage]Crown King General Store. (7 July 2017) [Source: E. Zotcavage]

    Phoenicians have always looked to the higher, cooler elevations around the state to escape to during our hot summers here in the lower desert elevations.  The town of Crown King, located in the Bradshaw mountains northwest of Phoenix, is a popular spot.

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    Phoenicians have always looked to the higher, cooler elevations around the state to escape to during our hot summers here in the lower desert elevations.  The town of Crown King, located in the Bradshaw mountains northwest of Phoenix, is a popular spot.

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  • Best patios in Phoenix for chilling (must have misters!)

    Best patios in Phoenix for chilling (must have misters!)

    Friday, July 7 2017 9:00 AM EDT2017-07-07 13:00:19 GMT
    (Source: Restaurant Facebook pages)(Source: Restaurant Facebook pages)

    There’s nothing better than relaxing on a comfortable restaurant or bar patio with good friends, food and drinks. 

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    There’s nothing better than relaxing on a comfortable restaurant or bar patio with good friends, food and drinks. 

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  • LIST: Free splash pads in Phoenix

    Thursday, July 6 2017 2:12 PM EDT2017-07-06 18:12:24 GMT

    Cool off at one of Phoenix's free splash pads.

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    Cool off at one of Phoenix's free splash pads.

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  • 5 Valley pools offer cool water fun for a fraction of the water-park price

    5 Valley pools offer cool water fun for a fraction of the water-park price

    Tuesday, July 4 2017 6:09 AM EDT2017-07-04 10:09:03 GMT

    When our temperatures soar into the triple digits there's nothing like taking a cool plunge into the pool. We have a list of five of the best public pools around town. 

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    When our temperatures soar into the triple digits there's nothing like taking a cool plunge into the pool. We have a list of five of the best public pools around town. 

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  • 7 free cloud storage options

    7 free cloud storage options

    Monday, July 3 2017 7:00 PM EDT2017-07-03 23:00:23 GMT
    (Source: Alexander Bedrin via 123RF)(Source: Alexander Bedrin via 123RF)

    There are a variety of options for free cloud storage. I’m not talking about trials. I’m talking no-strings-attached free.

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    There are a variety of options for free cloud storage. I’m not talking about trials. I’m talking no-strings-attached free.

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  • 10 affordable (and free) places to go this summer in Phoenix

    10 affordable (and free) places to go this summer in Phoenix

    Friday, June 30 2017 8:19 AM EDT2017-06-30 12:19:30 GMT
    Did you know there are plenty of affordable places to visit this summer in the Valley. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Did you know there are plenty of affordable places to visit this summer in the Valley. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    On a budget? The good news is that there are affordable places in the valley that the whole family can enjoy. 

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    On a budget? The good news is that there are affordable places in the valley that the whole family can enjoy. 

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  • 20 things to do at home before leaving on summer vacation

    20 things to do at home before leaving on summer vacation

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 6:47 PM EDT2017-06-28 22:47:25 GMT

    Okay, your flights are booked, your rooms are reserved and your rental car is set. Think you're ready to leave on your summer vacation?  Not so fast. There are quite a few things you should put on your to-do list before you hit the road.   

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    Okay, your flights are booked, your rooms are reserved and your rental car is set. Think you're ready to leave on your summer vacation?  Not so fast. There are quite a few things you should put on your to-do list before you hit the road.   

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  • Top hotel pools in the Phoenix area

    Top hotel pools in the Phoenix area

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 9:00 PM EDT2017-06-28 01:00:09 GMT
    There are dozens of hotel pools in the Valley pools but these top pools are a notch above the rest. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)There are dozens of hotel pools in the Valley pools but these top pools are a notch above the rest. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    During the summer, the snowbirds are long gone and for the locals, the heat is around 110 degrees. While the Phoenix area is known as the Valley of the Sun, it could also be known as the Valley of Hotel Pools.

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    During the summer, the snowbirds are long gone and for the locals, the heat is around 110 degrees. While the Phoenix area is known as the Valley of the Sun, it could also be known as the Valley of Hotel Pools.

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  • Heading to a pool? Follow these safety tips for a safe swim

    Heading to a pool? Follow these safety tips for a safe swim

    Saturday, June 24 2017 2:30 PM EDT2017-06-24 18:30:57 GMT
    (Source: 3TV/ CBS 5)(Source: 3TV/ CBS 5)

    Summer is here and many children will head to the pools to beat the heat. 

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    Summer is here and many children will head to the pools to beat the heat. 

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  • Slather on some SPF! Consumer Reports lists top picks for sunscreen

    Slather on some SPF! Consumer Reports lists top picks for sunscreen

    Friday, June 23 2017 6:18 PM EDT2017-06-23 22:18:48 GMT
    Consumer reports: Best lotion sunscreenConsumer reports: Best lotion sunscreen

    When it's this hot outside, sunscreen is a must. But are all sunscreens created equal? According to Consumer Reports, they're not. 

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    When it's this hot outside, sunscreen is a must. But are all sunscreens created equal? According to Consumer Reports, they're not. 

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  • RECIPES

    10 easy summer dishes

    10 easy summer dishes

    Thursday, June 22 2017 3:27 PM EDT2017-06-22 19:27:13 GMT
    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5 and Allrecipes)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5 and Allrecipes)

    When it’s a bajillion degrees outside (only a slight exaggeration), the last thing you want to do is heat up the kitchen to cook. Here's a list of 10 easy summer meals that require minimal – if any -- cooking.

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    When it’s a bajillion degrees outside (only a slight exaggeration), the last thing you want to do is heat up the kitchen to cook. Here's a list of 10 easy summer meals that require minimal – if any -- cooking.

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  • 10 things every newbie should know about Arizona heat

    10 things every newbie should know about Arizona heat

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 7:51 AM EDT2017-06-20 11:51:32 GMT
    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    We know you probably did your homework before finally making the leap to move to one of the fastest growing cities in America. That means you read the articles and quizzed your friends, but until you settle into Phoenix during its notoriously brutal summers, you're probably still not ready.

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    We know you probably did your homework before finally making the leap to move to one of the fastest growing cities in America. That means you read the articles and quizzed your friends, but until you settle into Phoenix during its notoriously brutal summers, you're probably still not ready.

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  • 10 hot spots to keep cool in Phoenix this summer

    10 hot spots to keep cool in Phoenix this summer

    Monday, June 19 2017 11:27 AM EDT2017-06-19 15:27:30 GMT
    (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)(Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    With our temperatures skyrocketing, all anyone can talk about these days is where to go to keep cool. And even though Phoenix is facing record heat this week, there are still plenty of places in Phoenix to chill out. (Literally!)   

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    With our temperatures skyrocketing, all anyone can talk about these days is where to go to keep cool. And even though Phoenix is facing record heat this week, there are still plenty of places in Phoenix to chill out. (Literally!)   

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