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About 30 school districts in Maricopa County are asking voters to support overrides and bonds that would subsidize school funding on Tuesday. But it's unclear how many voters will participate in this off-year election.
Nov. 4, 2013
California Congressman To Propose Middle Road On Immigration Reform
Southern California Congressman Darrell Issa is rumored to be cooking up his own immigration reform proposal. It’s reportedly designed to find some middle ground in the contentious debate over providing legal status to the more than 11 million immigrants in the country illegally.
Nov. 4, 2013
 Noel, Mo.: Schools Build Safety Net For Immigrant Children
For centuries, immigrants in search of a better life have settled in America’s largest cities. Now small, rural towns have become a key frontier for new arrivals. These small towns, however, struggle to provide the social services needed by such a diverse population, a population largely invisible to most Americans.
Nov. 4, 2013
 In New Mexico, Heroin Use Continues To Fuel Crime, Overdoses
Heroin is the reigning king of drugs in New Mexico. From overdoses to prosecutions, heroin is wreaking havoc, and to make matters worse, it’s cheaper, purer, and easier to buy than ever.
Nov. 4, 2013
Nearly two-thirds of America’s children are having a tough time achieving necessary skills by third grade.
Nov. 4, 2013
With the holiday season fast approaching, AAA Arizona is sounding the alarm about drowsy driving.
Nov. 4, 2013
Halloween is barely behind us, but starting this Saturday, Arizonans will be able to buy a permit to cut down their own Christmas tree.
Nov. 4, 2013
When Arizona voters banned smoking indoors several years ago, the law didn’t cover Native American land. Now, an anti-smoking activist is trying to pass smoking ban that will cover the Navajo Nation.
Nov. 4, 2013
The United States Supreme Court’s ruling that struck down the Defense of Marriage Act is making the upcoming tax season a little more complicated for gay couples in Arizona.
Nov. 4, 2013
Abortion Clinics Begin Closing In Texas; Border Left Unserved
Abortion clinics across Texas are closing after the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a federal court decision that blocked a portion of Texas’ controversial abortion law.
Nov. 1, 2013
The shooting at Los Angeles International Airport’s Terminal 3 Friday morning left many travelers stuck in Phoenix.
Nov. 1, 2013
The Mexican holiday, Día de los Muertos, is gaining popularity among people without traditional Latino ancestry. Some groups are trying to fight the holiday’s commercialization.
Nov. 1, 2013
Some Phoenix voters will go to the polls Tuesday to elect candidates in two city council runoff races. The candidates did not gather enough votes to make them winners in the election last August.
Nov. 1, 2013
Most Americans have mobile phones, but not everyone can afford a plan or a smartphone that allows them to receive every call or message, including that much-needed contact from a potential employer.
Nov. 1, 2013
Southern border states like Arizona allow pretty easy access to drug smuggling routes, but does that mean that this is more of a testing ground for new designer drugs?
Nov. 1, 2013
Arizona’s unemployment rate in August was 8.3 percent, a full percent higher than the country as a whole and the same as last August.
Nov. 1, 2013
 Brownsville Listed As Poorest American City
Statistics from the Census Bureau names the border city of Brownsville, Texas, as the poorest city in the United States.
Nov. 1, 2013
Three Valley health care groups are moving in together. They will officially open their new home Friday afternoon.
Nov. 1, 2013
We head to downtown Phoenix for another in our series looking at the Valley’s threatened places.
Nov. 1, 2013
The Arizona Corporation Commission is scheduled in a couple of weeks to take up an issue some say could decide the future of rooftop solar power. Arizona Public Service wants to change its net metering program, which credits homeowners with solar systems for the extra power they do not use.
Nov. 1, 2013

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