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Advocates say staging mock car crashes at high schools is an effective way to show the realities of drunk driving.
March 19, 2015
The phrase "freedom of the press" in Mexico is seen as a misnomer by many observers. And events over the past few days have made that seem even more dramatic.
March 19, 2015
A new NASA app wants to give you the chance to help search for and track Near Earth Objects, like asteroids.
March 19, 2015
Luka, the Andean bear at the Phoenix Zoo, had a little surprise for zookeepers this past week.
March 19, 2015
Mosquito Adulticide, or mosquito fogging, usually takes place in mid-April or May. However, winter rain storms have created a need for the fogging earlier than normal.
March 19, 2015
The Maricopa County Attorney says he is saddened and frustrated by a ruling from the state Supreme Court in the Debra Milke case.
March 19, 2015
Rattlesnakes make themselves a more visible part of the Arizona landscape when spring arrives.
March 19, 2015
The Federal Reserve signaled it may begin raising interest rates this year for the first time since 2006, which would have a ripple effect on the economy, especially housing.
March 18, 2015
It came as a surprise to many this week when Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio acknowledged he violated a federal judge’s orders in a racial profiling lawsuit and agreed to civil contempt of court charges. But some of the sheriff’s critics worry he is just trying to prevent the full story from coming out in court testimony.
March 18, 2015
The Maricopa County Superior Court heard oral arguments in the college tuition case for immigrants protected from deportation by the Obama administration. The legal question at hand is whether those immigrants qualify for in-state tuition.
March 18, 2015
Clean Elections was approved by voters in 1998 and utilized by a large number of candidates. That participation has dwindled quite a bit since the United States Supreme Court got rid of Clean Elections’ matching funds provision.
March 18, 2015
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in Arizona, according to the Arizona Department of Health. Despite that fact, many people aren’t comfortable getting screened.
March 18, 2015
Last month, Governor Doug Ducey named Colonel Frank Milstead to be the new director of the state Department of Public Safety.
March 18, 2015
The issue of unequal pay between men and women performing the same job has generated a lot more conversation in recent years, with President Obama signing executive actions to strengthen enforcement of equal pay laws for women.
March 18, 2015
This weekend, Phoenix Theatre begins its annual Hormel Festival of New Plays and Musicals. That includes an evening of short new plays and a 24-hour theater project.
March 18, 2015
Here and Now’s Steve Goldstein spoke to Jude Joffe-Block about why Arpaio and Sheridan are making such an offer, and what else is in their proposal.
March 18, 2015
A gunman killed one person and wounded five others Wednesday in a rampage that included a shooting at a motel, a carjacking and a home invasion at a nearby apartment complex.
March 18, 2015
Senate Bill 1445 by Republican Sen. Steve Smith of Maricopa was approved on voice vote Tuesday. It awaits a formal vote.
March 18, 2015
Arizona's drought conditions have improved from where they've been in recent years, though the state's water situation is still not strong.
March 18, 2015
The proposal would not make homelessness a crime, just the act of camping on city property.
March 18, 2015

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