A bill changing what the state’s child welfare agency is required to investigate is one step closer to becoming law. A legislative committee approved the bill Monday. The proposal would limit what reports of child abuse and neglect workers at the Arizona Department of Child Safety are required to investigate.
Feb. 8, 2016

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Cities and towns in rural Arizona could have fewer restrictions on how much water is needed before a subdivision is built.
Feb. 8, 2016
The airport reported more than 44 million travelers passed through in 2015, nearly 2 million more than the previous record.
Feb. 8, 2016
A federal judge on Monday signed off on an agreement between Arizona and an inmate to end a claim of racial segregation in the state's 10 prisons.
Feb. 8, 2016
It used to take a lot of clicking and reading through the Arizona Secretary of State website to register to vote or change party preference. Now, just before the state holds its Presidential Preference Election, Arizona Secretary of State Michelle Reagan has launched a new website.
Feb. 8, 2016
Arizona Public Media's panel discussed range of health issues, including Arizona's uninsured kids and the Zika virus.
Feb. 8, 2016

NPR News

The earliest polls in New Hampshire primary open at Tuesday at midnight in Dixville Notch, Millsfield and Hart's Location. Dixville Notch boasts of a streak of correctly predicting the GOP nominee.
Feb. 8, 2016
Sighs aren't just signs of resignation, relief or the blues. Involuntary sighs are vital to lung health, say scientists who think they have figured out the brain circuitry that controls the reflex.
Feb. 8, 2016
In New Hampshire, Republican presidential candidates are using compassionate language when it comes to drug abuse. It's a marked change for a party that has advocated tough stances on the issue.
Feb. 8, 2016
Mueller was an aid worker in Syria when she was taken hostage in 2013. Her death was confirmed February 2015. The woman charged in Mueller's captivity is in Iraqi custody.
Feb. 8, 2016
For the first time, companies can apply to set up fish farms in U.S. federal waters. The government says the move will help reduce American dependence on foreign seafood and improve security.
Feb. 8, 2016