October 2013

Arizona residents are still enduring delays and technical glitches 17 days after enrollment began in the federal online health care exchange.
October 17, 2013
With the government shutdown now settled, at least temporarily, President Barack Obama says he would like Congress to tackle immigration reform. The Senate passed an immigration bill in July but it has languished in the House of Representatives.
October 17, 2013
A new Arizona court ruling says use of stun guns while committing crimes can trigger tougher sentences.
October 17, 2013
Arizona isn’t doing enough to stop prescription drug abuse. That’s the conclusion of a new national survey that ranks states based on fatal overdoses and misuse of legal, prescribed drugs. But now a statewide campaign is underway to get doctors do more to prevent the deaths. It may be as easy as checking a computer database.
October 17, 2013
Thousands of people may have had their personal information stolen after a security breach at one of the University of Arizona’s colleges.
October 16, 2013
The food tax in the city of Phoenix is going away, although not right away. The city council has approved a plan to reduce the current 2 percent food tax to 1 percent on Jan. 1 of next year and then phased out completely April 1, 2015.
October 16, 2013
An Arizona recycling company is accused of running an organized crime ring. An investigation known as operation “Tin Man” has been in progress for over a year.
October 16, 2013
The debate over what Phoenix should be and whether it is welcoming enough to the creative class seems to be heating up lately.
October 16, 2013
The city of Phoenix’s two percent food tax was implemented in 2010 when the economy was still in a deep hole.
October 16, 2013
When you think of wolves, you probably think of pack animals that are predatory and have a tiny bit in common with the dog that is sleeping right now on your living room couch. With Halloween approaching, you might even picture werewolves.
October 16, 2013

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