A look at some of today's top stories, the weather forecast and a peek back in history.
Arizona's minimum wage rises with inflation. That could mean a significant increase next year. Here's how much it could rise in 2023.
A Glendale man has been the sole legal guardian for his siblings since he was 21. After COVID-19 reduced his work hours, a community united to help him raise his five siblings.
News anchor Steve Irvin has retired from ABC 15 in Phoenix, for health reasons. He has a lot to say about how journalists cover news.
Today, you can expect it to be mostly sunny, with a high near 94 degrees. Clear at night, with a low near 71 degrees. Get the full forecast here.
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Today in history
On this date in 1856, Camp Moore in the Sonoita Valley was renamed Fort Buchanan.
In 1873, a troop of the 5th Cavalry established a camp on the San Carlos River near Gila. It became the headquarters for the military government of the San Carlos Indian Agency.
In 1895, the University of Arizona held its first commencement with three graduates.
In 1998, former Sen. Barry Goldwater, who served five terms as Arizona’s U.S. senator and lost a bid for the presidency in 1964, dies at age 89 at his home in Paradise Valley.
In 2011, the Wallow Fire breaks out in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest and goes on to become at the time the largest wildfire in Arizona. The fire was caused by a campfire started by two cousins.
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