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There’s near universal agreement in Arizona that the state needs to increase funding for K-12 education. But the proposal to increase taxes on the state’s wealthier residents is where the dramatic disagreement starts.
Aug. 15, 2018
After the #RedForEd teacher strike ended, supporters moved on to a ballot measure, called Invest in Ed. Now a mathematical distinction could determine whether Invest in Ed is allowed to even be on November’s ballot.
Aug. 15, 2018
Arizona Utility regulators have imposed a $600,000 fine on Johnson Utilities and threatened to revoke its right to do business. That’s because the utility shut off water to customers, among other problems.
Aug. 15, 2018
Do You Have Questions About Arizona? Ask Us
Whether you were born in Arizona or came here from somewhere else, chances are you’ve wondered about the people, places and things in the Grand Canyon State.
Aug. 15, 2018
It’s been a rapid-fire monsoon season, and one of the reasons for the back-to-back storms is high wind.
Aug. 15, 2018
Two Guys On Your Head: Why It Can Be Hard To Change Behavior Even When We Know Better
Say a store you love changes hands and you aren't too fond of the new place. Why do you continue to go back when you know it's not the same? Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke talk about belief revision, exploitation versus exploration and switching costs.
Aug. 15, 2018
The Takeaway: This Week
Another Wednesday, another primaries roundup. Elena Schneider, campaigns reporter for Politico, breaks down the results from Wisconsin, Minnesota, Connecticut, and Vermont.
Aug. 15, 2018
The U.S. Attorney's Office says the former supervisory special agent at the Drug Enforcement Administration, 42-year-old Joseph Michael Gill, pleaded guilty in federal court in Tucson on Tuesday.
Aug. 15, 2018
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona steps up with millions of dollars to help combat opioid addiction and deaths.
Aug. 15, 2018
Detention officers in Pinal County are asking the county to pay them more than $2,600,000 for work they say they were not fairly compensated for. The Casa Grande Dispatch reports the Pinal County Deputies Association has filed a notice of claim.
Aug. 15, 2018
Four out of five candidates for Arizona governor participated Tuesday night in a town hall on preventing gun violence. It was presented by the state’s chapter of the student group March For Our Lives.
Aug. 15, 2018
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona is putting $10 million toward addressing opioid misuse and reducing overdose-related deaths. Officials from the insurance company announced the Mobilize AZ program on Tuesday alongside Gov. Doug Ducey.
Aug. 15, 2018
Whether you were born in Arizona or came here from somewhere else, chances are you’ve wondered about the people, places and things in the Grand Canyon State. Q&AZ is a project meant to explore those curiosities. The first question comes from Adam Watts, who lives in Chandler.
Q&AZ: Ask A Question About Arizona
Aug. 15, 2018
A Chicago-based company in negotiations to take over a coal-fired power plant in northern Arizona said it would run the generating station at less than half its existing capacity to ensure it's economical, a company official said Tuesday.
Aug. 15, 2018
A U.S. appeals court has reinstated a lawsuit that accuses U.S. Customs and Border Protection of illegally barring photography at border crossings.
Aug. 14, 2018
Attorneys who handled the sexual harassment investigation of former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter are balking at his bid to get the full report and all the documents used to prepare it.
Aug. 14, 2018
In May, officials said a highway improvement project in the northern Mexican state of Sonora would be done by the end of August. Now they say it will be done in November.
Aug. 14, 2018
Bisbee joins Flagstaff and Tucson in not adding the chemical to its water supply, according to the Arizona Daily Star.
Aug. 14, 2018
UbiQD, Inc. will work to make more precise lighting arrangements that grow the plants in an environment that mimics what astronauts could use to grow food.
Aug. 14, 2018
Research finds gender biases for married parents are removed for single parents.
Aug. 14, 2018

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