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State education officials have approved a new A-F grading system to determine how well Arizona public schools are performing. It passed the State Board of Education on a 7-2 vote Monday morning.
April 24, 2017

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A national group vocally backing school voucher expansion in Arizona ran television ads during a political talk show over the weekend thanking Republican Gov. Doug Ducey and GOP lawmakers who voted for the legislation.
April 24, 2017
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Acclaimed rap artist Kendrick Lamar will launch a 17-city tour this summer at Gila River Arena, where big musical acts could provide more revenue to help Glendale pay off hundreds of millions owed on the venue.
April 24, 2017
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Arizona’s latest jobless figures reflect steep yearly gains in jobs from the state’s leisure and hospitality business. Tourism officials are bracing for what could be a record year of visitors.
April 24, 2017
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Politics has always been about winning. Sure, people run for office with the goal of changing their communities or getting things done, which can mean so many things.
April 24, 2017
BBC Look Ahead
U.S. relations with North Korea continue to make headlines, as China attempts to act as a go-between, and Pope Francis will be visiting Egypt on Friday.
April 24, 2017

NPR News

It's the first time since 2008 that the federal government has released its assessment of U.S. eighth-graders in the arts. While there are some signs of progress, troubling achievement gaps remain.
April 24, 2017
Justice Anthony Kennedy appears likely to cast the deciding vote in a Supreme Court case involving a death row inmate's right to help from a mental health expert who is independent of the prosecution.
April 24, 2017
The Anti-Defamation League counts 541 attacks on Jews and Jewish institutions so far in 2017. The advocacy organization says attacks also rose in 2016 by 34 percent.
April 24, 2017
A federal government website has a page on President Trump's private Florida resort. Critics say taxpayer-funded resources should not be used to tout the so-called Winter White House.
April 24, 2017
Zen was published by William Morrow in 1974, after being rejected by 121 publishing houses. The book has endured as a work of popular philosophy, and inspired many a road trip across the West.
April 24, 2017