May 2013

In recent months, Governor Jan Brewer has taken part in job expansion announcements in Arizona. Go Daddy's operations in the Valley are growing, and General Motors is bringing a new information technology center to Arizona.
May 08, 2013
The Jodi Arias murder trial in Phoenix has dominated coverage on local television stations and national networks. Arizona Republic critic Bill Goodykoontz offered insights on why the case has attracted so much attention.
May 08, 2013
The U.S. military will be conducting drills in the skies over the Valley Thursday morning. Military aircraft will perform air interceptions of mock hostile aircraft over Phoenix tomorrow.The Western Air Defense Sector exercises are set for between 10 a.
May 08, 2013
 Governor Jan Brewer is remembering a Department of Public Safety officer, killed Monday night in the line of duty. Tim Huffman, a 14-year veteran of the force was killed in a chain reaction crash, while tending to a vehicle rollover accident on Interstate 8, east of Yuma.
May 08, 2013
The governor has signed legislation allowing medical marijuana onto university campuses, at least for research. The voter-approved medical marijuana law had stopped the efforts of physician Sue Sisley of the University of Arizona, who is looking at treatment-resistant post-traumatic stress disorder among combat veterans.
May 08, 2013
The body of a Tucson man has been recovered after he was apparently stung to death by bees while hiking in the Santa Rita Mountains, north of Nogales. Lieutenant Raoul Rodriguez of the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office said the 55-year-old man was found hanging from his climbing gear on a cliff near Mount Hopkins.
May 08, 2013
A new state law is designed to help keep taxi drivers who are high on drugs from getting behind the wheel. Current law requires companies that hire drivers or lease out vehicles do a criminal background check, first.
May 08, 2013
The Tucson Unified School District will be giving pink slips to more than 150 employees. The district's Governing Board approved the layoffs Tuesday night. End of the year layoffs are common, but as the Arizona Daily Star reports, the number of employees being severed this year is more than in the past two years combined.
May 08, 2013
If US Airways merges with American Airlines, the name of this center could change. (Photo by Julie Levin-KJZZ) In 1992, America West Airlines signed a 30 year, $26 million naming rights deal for the city-owned arena that is home to the Phoenix Suns.
May 08, 2013
Coming off of the second-worst season in team history, the Phoenix Suns have hired a new General Manager.Suns President of Basketball Operations Lon Babby says 33-year-old Ryan McDonough will be the team’s General Manager.
May 07, 2013

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