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Arizona’s Child Protective Services announced that 6,000 allegations of child abuse over the last three years have been ignored. Nearly half of the calls came in since January.
November 22, 2013
Look up in the sky. It's a bird, it’s a plane, wait, no...it’s just rain.
November 22, 2013
The Valley is drenched. More than an inch and half of rain fell by Friday afternoon alone.
November 22, 2013
Your college major has a bigger influence on your income, and the team at Planet Money looked at range of earnings for undergraduates.
November 22, 2013
You may have noticed a brown cloud hanging over the Valley recently. That is not a metaphor, but it is a visible sign of some of the problems the region has with air quality.
November 22, 2013
The Republican Governors Association has been meeting in Scottsdale this week and drew some pretty big gubernatorial names, including Rick Perry of Texas, Bobby Jindall of Louisiana and the group’s newly elected chairman, Chris Christie of New Jersey.
November 22, 2013
Arizona’s neighbor to the west was an early adopter of video access to state and county government meetings. The California Channel began broadcasting in February of 1991.
November 22, 2013
Whether you have bought tickets for a Saturday night concert, gone out for a birthday dinner or spent part of an afternoon pulling the one-armed bandit, you have contributed to Arizona’s huge Indian gaming industry.
November 22, 2013
Federal environmental regulators are recommending against a permit under the Clean Water Act for a huge copper mine in the Santa Rita Mountains south of Tucson.
November 22, 2013
Air Force, Army, Marines and the National Guard. These are the branches of the military stationed in Arizona, and there is one more.
November 22, 2013
A proposal to give a university tuition discount to some immigrant students in the United States illegally has been rejected by the Arizona Board of Regents. The board nixed a proposal from Regent Dennis DeConcini, with other regents saying it would not survive a legal challenge.
November 22, 2013
There’s one area of education that is always ripe for controversy in Arizona, and that’s how to teach English Language Learners. Each state varies tremendously in how it handles these students, but that can be a problem as states move toward more common standards.
November 22, 2013
“President Kennedy died at 1 p.m. central standard time, 2 o’clock eastern standard time, some 38 minutes ago.”
November 22, 2013
Arizona’s unemployment rate ticked down a bit in October to 8.2 percent.
November 22, 2013
The Department of Transportation says it’s ready for the winter storm that’s expected to bring rain and snow to most of the state the next few days.
November 22, 2013
Members of a legislative oversight panel and Governor Brewer are searching for answers this morning, about how 6,000 child abuse complaints since 2009 were shelved without ever being investigated.
November 22, 2013
Arizona’s Child Protective Services agency revealed Thursday that 6,000 allegations of child abuse or neglect since 2009 were wrongly classified and not investigated.
November 21, 2013
Visitors to Arizona’s national forests will no longer need to carry giant paper maps. The Forest Service created a smart phone app to help visitors navigate through the forest.
November 21, 2013
The vice chairman of the Hopi Tribe has been elected its new chairman.
November 21, 2013
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake has introduced a bill aimed at keeping national parks and other public land open during future government shutdowns.
November 21, 2013

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