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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — In a growing college town like Flagstaff it’s often a struggle to find both low income housing and student housing.
November 11, 2013
PHOENIX – Earlier this year, a federal judge determined the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office discriminated against Latino drivers during traffic stops. As a result of that finding, the sheriff's office now must comply with a sweeping court order mandating changes.
November 11, 2013
PHOENIX – The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office will be hosting a community meeting on Saturday to discuss its crime sweep in the West Valley last month. This meeting is required by a federal judge as a result of a racial profiling lawsuit against Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
November 11, 2013
The demands of the recession and historically high unemployment rates have pushed the nation’s unemployment systems to the limit, revealing an array of problems. A new report highlights a nationwide crisis, arguing the federal government bears much of the blame.
November 11, 2013
There were 30 Maricopa County school districts with funding measures on election night. Nearly half the districts had their bonds and overrides approved. The rest are coping with the reality that new funding will not ease their financial troubles.
November 08, 2013
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is removing some unexploded bombs and other weapons found at public wildlife area near Tucson. The site was once used as a practice range by army soldiers at Fort Huachuca.
November 08, 2013
Recent U.S. economic history has taught us that business bounces back to energetic levels and unemployment levels sink within about two years of a recession ending. If it seems like individuals are still waiting for that bounce, that inspiration at the end of a rough stretch, well so are nonprofits.
November 08, 2013
For years, politicians have wondered how to get young people engaged with the electoral process. Well, 23-year-old Antonio Valdovinos could help point the way.
November 08, 2013
Now that the campaigning is over, it is time to start thinking about governing for the two newcomers to the Phoenix City Council, Laura Pastor and Kate Gallego.
November 08, 2013
If you ever wanted to see one of the world's largest solar plants, take a trip out to the Arizona desert. Solana has been up and running for about a month now, and there has been a lot of discussion recently about net metering.
November 08, 2013
A statue is being unveiled to remember the creator of the Family Circus comic strip on Friday. Bil Keane’s family is erecting his memorial exactly two years after his death.
November 08, 2013
If you have driven on Grand Avenue through the West Valley recently, you probably understand why planners are working on ideas to improve the roadway. A group of West Valley cities and other entities formed a group to look into changes around the corridor from Loop 303 in Surprise to Aletta Street between McDowell and Interstate-10 in Phoenix.
November 08, 2013
For nearly a half-century, the federal migrant education program has been helping farmworkers' children catch up and keep up with their peers. We look at one program in the Imperial Valley.
November 08, 2013
A man in southern New Mexico has filed a federal lawsuit alleging that he was forced to undergo multiple body cavity searches because police thought he was hiding drugs.
November 08, 2013
The Environmental Protection Agency has scheduled five public hearings on a coal-fired Arizona power plant.
November 08, 2013
The Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station has cut power output at one of its reactors after a valve failed.
November 08, 2013
On Monday Glen Canyon Dam operators will once again open the floodgates to try to restore the Grand Canyon downstream. Power companies aren’t too pleased with this new regime.
November 08, 2013
The State Fair continues to be a big attraction in the Valley.
November 08, 2013
A new report from the state said it will take until the end of next year for Arizona to have as many people employed as in 2005.
November 08, 2013
A state senator is hoping the video of a fatal accident involving the death of a Department of Public Safety officer will finally impress lawmakers enough to approve a ban on texting while driving.
November 08, 2013

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