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The decision Friday by the state of Arizona not to oppose a court decision overturning the state’s ban on gay marriage led to a single-day record at the Maricopa County Superior Court Clerk’s Office.
October 21, 2014
Gov. Jan Brewer has fired the director of the state Department of Administration for unknown reasons.
October 21, 2014
The end of Arizona’s ban on marriage between same-sex couples has state lawmakers staking out a range of positions on how they could respond.
October 21, 2014
The West Valley Resort and Casino has sparked multiple legal battles, inspired a congressional bill and caused rifts among several of the state’s tribes. Supporters of the project say it will bring economic development to an area hard hit by recession, but others say those estimates are overly optimistic.
October 21, 2014
The city of Phoenix is considering issuing municipal identification cards.
October 21, 2014
Researchers at ASU have found evidence that some features on the surface of the moon may be considerably younger than previously thought.
October 21, 2014
Half of a NASA mission launched in 2006 was almost compromised because scientists were unable to find a suitable target at the edge of the solar system. But eyes from Arizona helped fix that.
October 20, 2014
Governor Jan Brewer is going to China Thursday for a trade mission. She will be trying to bring manufacturers to Arizona.
October 20, 2014
The Orionid meteor shower will be visible in Phoenix after midnight through early Tuesday morning. We see this shower because Earth passes through a stream of debris from Halley’s Comet.
October 20, 2014
From the snow-dusted peaks of northern Arizona’s San Francisco Mountains to the fire-singed mountainsides of New Mexico, Mother Nature is signaling that it’s fall.
October 20, 2014
Forest Service rangers in the North Kaibab district are reporting a busy prescribed burning season. In the last few weeks rangers have burned more than 7,000 acres of Forests Service Land in northern Arizona.
October 20, 2014
The Mesa police department, along with the Alzheimer’s Association, is gearing up to provide more in-depth trainings educating officers and staff about the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s and other dementias.
October 20, 2014
Following a fire that ripped through northern Arizona's Oak Creek Canyon last summer, scientists are only now beginning to study the effects on sensitive plants and species.
October 20, 2014
Rachel Egboro’s dad grew up in Nigeria as an orphan. But he was influenced by his pagan uncles and by the Christian priests at his boarding school. So when he moved to Tempe to start a family, parenting was something he taught himself how to do by book.
October 20, 2014
In August the Tohono O’odham Nation officially broke ground on The West Valley Resort and Casino. Getting to this point hasn’t been easy. The casino’s faced significant pushback in the community. And it may not be over yet.
October 20, 2014
Same-sex couples hoping to marry in Arizona are being welcomed by the Episcopal Church. The Rev. Kirk Smith, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Arizona has announced same-sex marriages will be blessed in all Episcopal Churches in the state.
October 20, 2014
Thousands of Arizonans in low-wage jobs will be getting a pay hike on the first of the year. That’s because Arizona voters approved a state minimum wage in 2006, along with a cost-of-living escalator.
October 20, 2014
Changes might be coming to the state’s medical marijuana rules.
October 20, 2014
Group homes for kids are filled to the brim and costing the state twice as much as it was just four years ago. These problems stem from budget cuts and reductions in staff and in family programs in 2009.
October 20, 2014
Lesbian and gay couples around Arizona began marrying Friday after a federal judge overturned the state’s ban on marriage between same-sex couples. Advocates gathered Friday night in central Phoenix for a celebration.
October 17, 2014

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