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Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman
Joaquín Guzmán Loera, one of Mexico’s most notable druglords, might finally stand trial in an American court. Mexico has authorized his extradition to the United States.
May. 20, 2016
proposition 123 sign
Some ballots are still left to be counted, but supporters of Proposition 123 have declared victory for the K-12 funding measure.
May. 20, 2016
SMoCA exhibit
For some of us, holes and scratches on the wall, debris on the floor and hardware in the ceiling means a weekend to-do list — but at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, it’s an exhibit.
May. 20, 2016
More than 150 pregnant women in the U.S. are infected with Zika virus. Though none are from Arizona, but some women are asking to be screened.
May. 20, 2016
Swimming pool
Nearly 80 percent of public pools and hot tub in five states, including Arizona, had at least one health or safety violation. That’s according to a report by the Centers for Disease Control.
May. 20, 2016
jail
A federal judge has found that Arizona prisoners continue to receive substandard healthcare.
May. 20, 2016
peoria
A citizen’s committee in Peoria has recommended several projects to the City Council to improve quality of life in the city, including a new recreation center, open space acquisition and public safety.
May. 20, 2016
Doug Ducey
With apologies to Marketplace, let’s do the numbers on the recently-ended legislative session: 117 days, 374 new laws, 14 vetoes.
May. 20, 2016
Arizona Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake
Two Republican senators said Thursday that they've scored a touchdown for taxpayers after the National Football League informed them that it is refunding more than $700,000 paid by the Defense Department to NFL clubs to honor military service members at league games and events.
May. 20, 2016
farrah bode outfit
One man’s trash is another man’s treasure. And one Chandler resident’s trash is another’s fashion statement.
May. 20, 2016
voting sign
It was an easily decided win for the firefighters and police pension plan, Proposition 124. However, it was a close victory for the education funding bill, Proposition 123, which received just less than 52 percent of the vote.
May. 20, 2016
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Judge Murray Snow found Maricopa County Sheriff Arpaio in civil contempt of court, and concluded that Arpaio and others deliberately violated court orders, opening the possibility of a referral to a prosecutor to pursue criminal contempt charges. Here are 10 of Snow’s many findings from the 162-page ruling.
May. 20, 2016
Estrella Mountains
The two West Valley towns ranked 14 and 15, respectively, in a new Census survey.
May. 20, 2016
Included in the signings are a series of laws aimed at making the state friendlier for businesses and revamping and reorganizing state agencies that oversee economic development, as well as a series of tax cuts that mainly target businesses.
May. 20, 2016
Prop 123
Proposition 123, the measure that would boost education funding by tapping the state’s land trust, is looking more likely to pass. Governor Ducey announced a victory Thursday night, though votes are still being counted.
May. 20, 2016
Ponderosa pine seedlings
Ponderosa pine seedlings are more likely to sprout and thrive in mechanically thinned forests, a new study out of Flagstaff finds.
May. 20, 2016
Educators, groups and supporters rallied Thursday as the ballots for Proposition 123, the school-funding measure, were still being tallied.
May. 20, 2016
Thatcher sign
Rural school districts are finding it hard to retain good teachers. In eastern Arizona, some school officials say part of the problem is that many of their new teachers are new to the area too. A few state university systems are hoping to improve those retention rates by helping Arizona's small towns grow their own teachers.
May. 20, 2016
lake mead
The surface level at Lake Mead has dropped as planned to historic low levels, and federal water managers said Thursday the vast Colorado River reservoir is expected to continue to shrink amid ongoing drought.
May. 20, 2016
President Harry Truman reportedly said that, “If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog.”
May. 19, 2016

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