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Basketball fans in Arizona and Mexico are anxiously waiting for Jan. 12 and 14. The Phoenix Suns will be playing in Mexico City against Dallas Mavericks and San Antonio Spurs.
Dec. 20, 2016
Authorities across Mexico are investigating a handful of former state governors, and the most notorious case has a possible link extending to the Valley of the Sun.
Dec. 20, 2016
After she was captured by the U.S. Border Patrol in mid-November, Raquel Calderon de Hidalgo told hospital staff that she was running and then fell.
Dec. 20, 2016
The Arizona Board of Education yesterday approved new statewide standards for math and English. They’ll replace the Common Core standards, known here as Arizona College and Career Ready.
Dec. 20, 2016
By senior year of high school, 37 percent of Arizona students say they’ve tried an e-cig compared with 33 percent who’ve smoked a traditional cigarette.
Dec. 20, 2016
minimum wage
Arizona’s minimum-wage law is back in court this afternoon for a hearing that’s expected to last up to three hours.
Dec. 20, 2016
inmates
The agreement comes from a settlement in an on-going lawsuit filed by death row inmates against the state.
Dec. 20, 2016
The Armory, in downtown Phoenix’s Arizona Center, is a way to encourage and support veterans to think past corporate jobs when finding work after serving in the military.
Dec. 20, 2016
State personal income
If your budget is a little tighter this year for holiday shopping, you are not alone. Updated quarterly numbers show personal income is down, on average.
Dec. 20, 2016
Crews recently finished moving a giant shelter into place, covering the reactor at Chernobyl, which was the site of a nuclear accident in 1986.
Dec. 20, 2016
mail-in ballots put through a counting machine
About 75 percent of registered voters cast a ballot in the November election last month in Arizona. But, that doesn’t take into account the number of eligible voters who are actually registered.
Dec. 20, 2016
Climate change is not just happening at a global level. Some activities at a regional and even local level impact temperatures.
Dec. 20, 2016
minimum wage
Gov. Doug Ducey denies using the power of state agencies to help undermine the measure voters approved last month raising Arizona's minimum wage.
Dec. 20, 2016
Arizona Supreme Court
The state's two newest justices of the Arizona Supreme Court were sworn in Monday. Gov. Doug Ducey said at the ceremony that Court of Appeals Judge Andrew Gould and Solicitor General John Lopez understand that “a judge’s role is to interpret the laws, not make them.”
Dec. 20, 2016
wetern union
Western Union Co. continued its expansion of services in Mexico, with deals that allows the company to offer money transfers in more than 700 new locations.
Dec. 20, 2016
VirTra Simulator screens
Tempe-based Virtra Systems will construct virtual police training programs at seven locations around the state.
Dec. 20, 2016
citizen science
A kind of ecological treasure hunt is underway in northern Arizona for thousands of springs scattered across the landscape. It’s such a vast area it’s hard to find them and monitor their health. So scientists are training ordinary citizens to help them in the search.
Dec. 20, 2016
house chamber desks turned over
A hearing loop will wirelessly transmit sound from microphones directly into hearing-assistance devices, like aids and cochlear implants.
Dec. 20, 2016
The Arizona State Board of Education on Monday approved English Language Arts and mathematics classroom standards to replace 2010’s Common Core. The new standards include teaching reading and writing cursive from kindergarten through fifth grade.
Dec. 19, 2016
University of Phoenix Stadium
International soccer will return to Glendale this summer. University of Phoenix Stadium will host a match in a knockout round of the 2017 Gold Cup that kicks off in July.
Dec. 19, 2016

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