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Arizona’s Asian population is growing faster than any other ethnic group in the state. A new study based on Census Bureau data shows the state’s Asian population more than doubled in a decade.
Apr. 24, 2014
Five senior-level managers from Arizona’s Child Protective Services were fired Wednesday morning. The terminations were the result of a probe into the agency’s mishandling of about 6,500 child abuse and neglect cases.
Apr. 23, 2014
The most decorated Olympic swimmer is coming back from retirement. Michael Phelps made the announcement Wednesday in Mesa at the Arena Grand Prix.
Apr. 23, 2014
Phoenix Art Museum Director Jim Ballinger has announced his retirement after 40 years with the museum, the last 33 as director.
Apr. 23, 2014
Sheriff Joe Arpaio is featured in the documentary "The Joe Show." The film focuses on the sheriff's attraction to media attention.
Apr. 23, 2014
The Economist magazine has declared that politics in Arizona is saner than it looks. Is the publication on to something or misguided?
Apr. 23, 2014
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

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