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Action at the legislature on Tuesday included the Senate approving a bill that would exempt ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft from a commercial insurance requirement that impacts traditional taxi services.
Apr. 23, 2014
The 2014 legislative session is rapidly drawing to a close, and Gov. Jan Brewer is busy signing and vetoing bills.
Apr. 23, 2014
In the 1800s the Navajo moved among various camps across vast areas to herd sheep and farm. A few families settled on what is today a national monument. And one family would like to remain, but the National Park Service won’t allow it.
Apr. 23, 2014
The Arizona Senate has killed a bill that would have reimbursed the city of Glendale for stepped-up security at next year’s Super Bowl.
Apr. 23, 2014
Gov. Jan Brewer says she plans to appeal a Court of Appeals ruling allowing a challenge to this year’s expansion of the state’s Medicaid system.
Apr. 23, 2014
Cement plants in Arizona and around the country can no longer get off the hook after releasing toxic chemicals from their plants or kilns, by claiming a malfunction or upset.
Apr. 23, 2014
The Arizona Diamondbacks are set to help make some history Wednesday. They'll take the field against the Chicago Cubs on the 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field.
Apr. 23, 2014
Digital technology and social media are shaping the future of education. That’s the theme of a global summit in Phoenix this week. The conference allows start-up companies to pitch their cyber-based teaching tools to potential investors.
Apr. 23, 2014
The City of Phoenix was set to wrap up a series of hearings on its proposed budget Tuesday night. It faces a $38 million deficit, and city leaders will spend the next month deciding how best to close the gap.
Apr. 23, 2014
The Arizona State Senate voted down a bill that would have given Glendale money to cover public safety costs during next year’s Super Bowl.
Apr. 23, 2014
Two employees were severely injured early Tuesday morning after an oil tanker caught fire.
Apr. 22, 2014
Bisbee's ban on plastic bag goes into effect on Earth Day. It was the first city in the state to approve a ban.
Apr. 22, 2014
New Mexico has until December to decide the fate of what nature lovers call the state's last wild river. The state is eligible for millions of federal dollars if it comes up with a viable plan to divert it into reservoirs.
Apr. 22, 2014
A small Missouri college shutters its Mesa campus before finishing its first school year.
Apr. 22, 2014
The Arizona Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that drivers who have a non-impairing substance in their systems after smoking marijuana can’t be charged with driving under the influence.
Apr. 22, 2014
The Arizona Court of Appeals has revived a lawsuit challenging the expansion of Arizona’s Medicaid insurance plan for the poor.
Apr. 22, 2014
State lawmakers have given final approval to changing the language of state statutes to remove words some consider offensive.
Apr. 22, 2014
A decision is expected soon from the United States Forest Service on a massive, open-pit copper mine in the Santa Rita Mountains, about 30 miles southeast of Tucson.
Apr. 22, 2014
Students within the Maricopa County Community College system could be facing another tuition increase. The college district board is scheduled to vote on a proposal Tuesday night that could raise student costs by $5 per credit hour.
Apr. 22, 2014
With Premier League viewership at an all-time high in the United States, two Phoenix fan clubs have found homes at local bars.
Apr. 22, 2014

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