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Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is supposed to face a second round of contempt of court hearings on Sept. 22 for violating a judge’s orders in a racial profiling case. But lawyers for the sheriff and the county are asking an appeals court to put the case on hold.
Aug. 24, 2015
Federal inspectors will host an open house Tuesday in Avondale to discuss the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station’s annual safety review.
Aug. 24, 2015
Tempe residents are being asked to weigh in on an idea to create a city campaign finance system — funded through a newly created fee.
Aug. 24, 2015
One of the largest communities of Navajo farmers along the San Juan River has voted to keep irrigation canals closed for at least a year following a toxic spill at a Colorado gold mine.
Aug. 24, 2015
With one of the youngest and fastest growing populations in the Valley, Gilbert has become the gateway for many restaurants looking to expand into the East Valley.
Aug. 24, 2015
The Arizona Board of Education is meeting to decide what to do next in its ongoing battle with Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas.
Aug. 24, 2015
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey wants able-bodied Arizonans on the state's Medicaid program for the poor to pay into health savings accounts and be charged co-pays for some services, but those proposals and others he's touting got a tough reception at the first meeting where the public was allowed to weigh in.
Aug. 24, 2015
Drivers carrying impaired passengers in Tucson are being rewarded.
Aug. 24, 2015
A Phoenix-based apartment company is expanding to Tucson thanks in part to its target clientele: convicted felons.
Aug. 24, 2015
Thousands of bus riders in Tucson are still without steady public transportation as the longest strike in recent history continues.
Aug. 24, 2015
A Las Vegas developer isn't getting access to an aquifer in the Red Lake area after failing to respond to a Bureau of Land Management information request.
Aug. 24, 2015
The Arizona Department of Transportation will begin demolition this week on about 400 buildings, including homes, in the path of the planned Loop 202 construction.
Aug. 24, 2015
The Arizona Corporation Commission has been embroiled in multiple controversies involving several commissioners and the companies they regulate. Now, questions about possible conflicts of interest are being raised about Commission Chair Susan Bitter Smith.
Aug. 24, 2015
A hiker was found dead Friday afternoon at South Mountain after a search that lasted several hours.
Aug. 21, 2015
A black bear who apparently had lost his fear of humans was shot and killed by state Game and Fish officers Thursday.
Aug. 21, 2015
Voters in Phoenix have three final days to cast their ballots in elections for city council, mayor and on several propositions, including a multi-billion dollar transportation referendum.
Aug. 21, 2015
How should Arizona cities incentivize water conservation? A new report from the group Western Resource Advocates argues cities in the West can use cost to motivate more water-conscious development.
Aug. 21, 2015
It’s a big weekend in Mesa. Arizona’s third-largest city officially opens its new light rail extension Saturday and leaders say it marks a huge milestone.
Aug. 21, 2015
In the wake of the killing of a young woman in San Francisco by an undocumented immigrant, the term “sanctuary city” has returned to the headlines.
Aug. 21, 2015
According to the report, the beer industry contributes more than $252 billion in economic output.
Aug. 21, 2015

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