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New Mexico's two senators want to designate wilderness areas within one of the state's newest national monuments.
May 07, 2015
Brooks County, Texas, has seen at least 365 migrant deaths since 2011. Forensic investigators in Texas and Arizona are working to identify the deceased. But legal and logistical obstacles are a severe challenge.
May 07, 2015
Report cards for students will be coming out later this month, but the Sierra Club has already issued its grades for the 2015 legislative session — and a lot of lawmakers received Fs.
May 07, 2015
Experts say Arizona needs more emergency rooms. So Dignity Health is opening the first freestanding ER in Chandler.
May 07, 2015
The United States has recovered all of the jobs it lost during the Great Recession, but that’s not the case in Arizona.
May 07, 2015
ASU plans to start offering credit for students taking Massive Open Online Courses.
May 07, 2015
This week, ASU announced it’ll be opening a clinic in the Westward Ho hotel.
May 07, 2015
A Maricopa county Superior Court judge will hear arguments Friday challenging Arizona’s death penalty. Attorneys argue the law is unconstitutionally arbitrary.
May 07, 2015
At least 90,000 planes take off every day around the globe and about 100 of them make a call to a Phoenix call center to talk with one of five communication specialists.
May 07, 2015
Listen to the students and instructors at Hubbard Family Swim School.
May 07, 2015
Recent cuts to all three state university budgets have meant schools like Northern Arizona University are not just increasing tuition. Now, NAU is considering less conventional streams of revenue.
May 07, 2015
The board overseeing Arizona's three public universities has voted to grant in-state tuition to young immigrants who were granted deferred deportation status by the Obama administration.
May 07, 2015
Americans appear open to a softer immigration policy than Republican presidential candidates have preached in the past. Even a majority of Republicans in the country can see themselves voting for someone who would protect millions of immigrants from deportation, according to a new poll.
May 07, 2015
The Arizona Department of Transportation said State Route 67 will reopen Wednesday. It's closed regularly over the winter season due to heavy snowfall.
May 07, 2015
The church's east tower is undergoing a restoration project that goes into full swing this summer and is expected to last five years. The projected cost is $3 million.
May 07, 2015
The Yuma Sector purchased a Riverine Shallow Draft Vessel that will be used to monitor the Colorado River, spokesman Richard Withers said.
May 07, 2015
More than 90 percent of people experience earworms — songs or jingles that get stuck in your head and just won’t go away. Now three researchers from the University of Arizona are trying to find out why.
May 07, 2015
Arizona State University economists say 2015 is the year for job creation, but expressed concerns about wages and education, which they said are underlying, long-term problems.
May 06, 2015
Since a judge upheld a Maricopa County Community College District policy that allows immigrant students who have work permits under the DACA program to pay in-state tuition rates, immigrant rights advocates are hoping that ruling will set a precedent for other institutions in the state.
May 06, 2015
A bill that would give Customs and Border Protection quicker access to more federal land along the border has passed a U.S. Senate committee. Senator John McCain, the bill’s sponsor, says current restrictions on vehicular traffic are slowing officer response times.
May 06, 2015

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