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Arizona Museum Exhibit Marks End to de Kooning Painting Saga

Nearly 40 years after the 1955 oil painting worth millions was brazenly stolen from an Arizona museum, the masterpiece is finally back home and ready to be shown.

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A First-Timer’s Guide to Buying Recreational Weed in Arizona

Are you canna-curious? Here's everything you need to know before stepping inside your first dispensary.

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Think Phoenix Has No Culture? These 6 World-Class Institutions Say Otherwise.

One of the most common criticisms of Phoenix is that the city has no culture. True Phoenicians know that is simply not true, and these Arizona institutions prove it. 

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Tribal Leaders Urge Support for Bills to Protect Cultural, Sacred Sites

Tribal leaders urged lawmakers to pass bills that would protect sacred sites by creating a new tribal designation and require Native input on decisions.

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Drink Up: 9 Great Happy Hours in Metro Phoenix 

Searching for a spot where you can nab a great drink deal? Here are some local bars and restaurants that offer some of the best happy hour specials in the Valley.

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Democrats Renew Push for Biden to Decriminalize Weed, an Idea Arizonans Overwhelmingly Support.

Decriminalizing and legalizing marijuana is overwhelmingly popular with Arizonans of all political affiliations, as 70% of voters in the state support legalization.

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Explainer: What Is the ‘Dark Brandon’ Meme? 

The "Dark Brandon" meme, first used to mock the president, has now become a rallying cry for celebrating his accomplishments.