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The federal government has contracts with more than 180 privately run halfway houses across the country. There are at least seven in Arizona located in Phoenix, Tucson and Florence.
Nov. 30, 2016
Two days after the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community announced plans to partner with Arizona’s professional soccer club to build a new stadium, the government welcomes a healthcare company.
Nov. 30, 2016
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Author H.G. Wells is known for an array of popular stories that have stood the test of, well, time, including "The Time Machine," "The War of the Worlds" and "The Invisible Man."
Nov. 30, 2016
inmates
Lawmakers across the country — including Arizona — have seriously discussed the concept of sentencing reform to modify how long convicted felons have to serve, depending upon what sort of crime they’ve committed.
Nov. 30, 2016
Gloria Feldt
Gloria Feldt became nationally known for the impact she had as president and CEO of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.
Nov. 30, 2016
Diane Douglas
On Tuesday afternoon, Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas unveiled her proposal for improving K-12 education in Arizona.
Nov. 30, 2016
Many Democratic elected officials were alarmed by Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential race, and some have been very vocal in expressing their lack of interest in working with him—even on proposed priorities like infrastructure.
Nov. 30, 2016
Psyche mission
A rare asteroid made of metal may have water on it, according to the discovery made by a planetary scientist in Flagstaff.
Nov. 30, 2016
Hadza people
Moderate to vigorous physical activity is a strong predictor of heart health. University of Arizona research shows that indigenous hunter-gatherers in Tanzania’s high level of physical activity means their risk of heart disease is low.
Nov. 30, 2016
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Citrus is a foundational industry in Arizona and Florida, and an acquisition announced Monday is bringing the two locations closer.
Nov. 30, 2016
Tracie Ervin catches up with her daughter, Megan, 9.
We recently introduced you to three Arizona teachers, some with years of experience and some just beginning their education career. So how does a first-year teacher in a public district school learn to balance life, work and parenting her own children? It's the next part of our ongoing series “Inside Arizona Classrooms."
Nov. 30, 2016
The Arizona Department of Health released its 2016 Arizona HIV/ AIDS epidemiology Annual Report.
Nov. 30, 2016
mosquito
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed the first locally transmitted case of Zika in the U.S. outside the Miami area, and it’s in Texas.
Nov. 30, 2016
DUI
The numbers are in and law-enforcement officers made 333 DUI arrests over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend around Arizona.
Nov. 30, 2016
Eller Class
Going to business school leaves some students in debt. Can University of Arizona Eller College of Management graduates pay it off? A recent ranking of business schools suggests they can.
Nov. 30, 2016
USS Arizona
One of the few remaining survivors from the attack shares his story.
Nov. 30, 2016
mill ave
New Year’s Eve isn’t quite what it used to be in Tempe. The Mill Avenue Block Party is carrying on but scaling back.
Nov. 30, 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments today over whether immigrants facing deportation who are detained for more than six months are entitled to a bond hearing before an immigration judge.
Nov. 30, 2016
Sheriff Joe Arpaio
A new date has been set for Sheriff Joe Arpaio's trial on a criminal contempt-of-court charge that stems from his defiance of a judge's order in a racial profiling case.
Nov. 29, 2016
Diane Douglas
State Schools Superintendent Diane Douglas has released a plan she says would improve public education in Arizona.
Nov. 29, 2016

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