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The Arizona Department of Health Services is confirming that at least one person here is recovering after eating produce that has been recalled because of E. coli contamination. Doctor Joli Weiss says the victim involved ate a ready-to-eat salad.
November 13, 2013
Poor students now make up a majority of kids in public schools in the west. That’s according to a recent study from the Southern Education Foundation. But as the rate of poverty in schools has gone up, the amount of state funding for students hasn’t kept pace. So school leaders in Flagstaff are left to fill that gap.
November 13, 2013
Four people were arrested Tuesday evening in protest of a lawsuit the Arizona Attorney General has filed against the state's largest network of community colleges.
November 12, 2013
Fees may soon be going up at regional parks across Maricopa County, the first increases in four years.
November 12, 2013
A new poll shows consumer confidence in Arizona dropped last month, after two straight quarters of increases.
November 12, 2013
Poverty in the United States is no longer relegated to the ghettos and barrios of the inner cities. Today, more poor people can be found living in the suburbs than the cities.
November 12, 2013
Tempe-based US Airways appears headed to a merger with bankrupt American Airlines. In a preliminary deal with the feds and several states, the new airline will give up space at seven major airports, and it will keep hubs in Phoenix, Dallas-Fort Worth and other cities.
November 12, 2013
An Arizona high school football player has died from injuries suffered in a Saturday playoff game.
November 12, 2013
New figures from the Arizona Department of Revenue show monthly retail sales continue to increase but only in targeted economic sectors.
November 12, 2013
The Department of Public Safety said it is planning a crackdown on texting while driving, beginning after the first of the year.
November 12, 2013
Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords has sent every member of congress a letter, urging passage of laws to deal with gun crimes.
November 12, 2013
The city of Phoenix is on the brink of earmarking a home for every chronically homeless veteran.
November 12, 2013
If you want to test drive a Tesla you will either have to go out of state, find a friend who will let you drive their high-end electric vehicle, or wait until the next manufacturer test drive in Arizona.
November 12, 2013
Junk food might soon be more expensive on the Navajo Nation. A proposed sales tax on certain snacks is headed to the Navajo Nation Council for consideration.
November 11, 2013
America is honoring its veterans with parades and services across the country on Monday, but an Arizona group is working to keep the honors going year-round.
November 11, 2013
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — In a growing college town like Flagstaff it’s often a struggle to find both low income housing and student housing.
November 11, 2013
PHOENIX – Earlier this year, a federal judge determined the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office discriminated against Latino drivers during traffic stops. As a result of that finding, the sheriff's office now must comply with a sweeping court order mandating changes.
November 11, 2013
PHOENIX – The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office will be hosting a community meeting on Saturday to discuss its crime sweep in the West Valley last month. This meeting is required by a federal judge as a result of a racial profiling lawsuit against Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
November 11, 2013
The demands of the recession and historically high unemployment rates have pushed the nation’s unemployment systems to the limit, revealing an array of problems. A new report highlights a nationwide crisis, arguing the federal government bears much of the blame.
November 11, 2013
There were 30 Maricopa County school districts with funding measures on election night. Nearly half the districts had their bonds and overrides approved. The rest are coping with the reality that new funding will not ease their financial troubles.
November 08, 2013

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